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Thu Oct 16, 2014, 11:16 AM Oct 2014

Hi...I'm back with a few thoughts.

Hi everybody. Our internet is turned back on and I'm just delighted to be here again. I'm checking in here even before I'm checking my long neglected e-mail accounts...Yikes!

Anyway, here are my 2 cents on a few things that have happened in the news or in life since I've been away. As usual, my 2 cents may quite possibly be overpriced.

1. Jennifer Lawrence's hacked pictures. OK, I relay like JL. Aside from her acclaim as an actress, she seems an intelligent and well thought young woman. I thought she was wonderful in silver Linings Playbook and I look forward to seeing The Hunger Games movies. We don't want to see them until we finish reading all 3 books. Fortunately, I'll be picking up Mocking Jay at the library tomorrow. JL is a very beautiful young woman. If she were to do a nude scene in a movie and I saw that movie, I'd almost certainly enjoy it. However, hacking and posting some private nude photos that she almost certainly intended to be seen by someone special to her is the act of a pure slimeball. I'm not interested in seeing them. Even though she is a public figure, she deserves some level of privacy. Besides, isn't there enough free porn on the web featuring performers who at least appear to WANT to be there?

2. The use of the term "teabagger". Shortly before my hiatus, I got into an exchange on Facebook with some idiot up here in Maine who is a fervent supporter of our glorious governor, Paul Le(ram)Page. At one point I referred to the republican/teabagger members of the House of Representatives as the reasons why this congress is so wildly unproductive. This exchange was done on the wall of a Republican/teabagger state rep from here in Maine. She later PM'd me asking me to edit my comment and eliminate the use of the word "teabagger" or she'd be "forced" to delete my comments. I told her to feel free to delete because I was NOT going to make concessions to the sensitivities of the type of people who've been calling me (as well as anyone else to the left of Attila the Hun) every name in the book since I stated my opposition to the Vietnam war in 1967 a few months before my 12th birthday.

3. The Democratic electoral "disaster" of 2014. OK, the media seems to be in a 2 year long circle jerk that dictates that since this is the 6th year of President Obama's terms, this is going to be a massively Republican/teabagger year. I see poll after poll showing Democrats leading or even in Republican/teabagger areas, Democrats whom pundits (who never venture any further than the restroom away from their cubbies in Washington) have pronounced to be doomed looking to be in pretty good shape, and the almost certainty that at least 2 teabagger governors (Corbet in PA and our own idiot Paul Le(ram)Page here in Maine) are going to get their asses rather unceremoniously kicked out of office. GEE WHIZ...that sure look like a teabagger landslide to me !!!

I'm sure there are more things that will come to mind, but that's all for now.

Just 1 final thought...If you have a few extra $$$ for a candidate, please consider sending it to Shenna Bellows, our great US Senate candidate up here in Maine!


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Hi...I'm back with a few thoughts. (Original Post) MarianJack Oct 2014 OP
welcome home, we missed you irisblue Oct 2014 #1
Thanx! MarianJack Oct 2014 #2
Missed you old buddy. blm Oct 2014 #3
I missed being here! MarianJack Oct 2014 #5
Welcome back! bigwillq Oct 2014 #4
Gracias! MarianJack Oct 2014 #6
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