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mrmpa's Journal
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October 29, 2016

The Roanoke (VA) Times endorsed Pat McCrory..............

for Governor of North Carolina. The paper thanked him for HB2 and sending jobs up to Virginia.


October 25, 2016

Just said good-bye to my niece..........

and her boyfriend (soon to be husband, he proposed while here). They are leaving to go home to Australia in a few hours. She posted her absentee ballot while home. He's British, so he doesn't vote, until he marries her & applies for US citizenship.

I hope & pray that in 2 weeks she won't have to try to explain to her Aussie friends how the hell Trump became President. Her cousin was living in Greece in 2004 & was always questioned about how Bush came to be President again.

So cheers to the couple, cheers to the complete faith I have in my fellow voters not to embarrass those Americans living abroad and may they have a safe trip back.

October 22, 2016


yesterday & today I have alerted on 2 posts. There is a block to send in information about why I think it breaks the rules and then it states the alert will be sent to an administrator. It's been a couple of weeks since I've alerted & those alerts had all the reasons why a post can be alerted I would mark the appropriate reason and off it went to a jury.

What I alerted on yesterday still shows it as being on alert; it's in the thread of this OP"


October 20, 2016

My 86 year old mother is getting ready...........

to watch the debate. The last words I heard before she went to her room to put her jammies on was "don't forget the popcorn."

Over dinner she said that she took pride in staying up for the entire 2nd debate & she hopes to do that again tonight.

October 15, 2016

Well spoken by a Brit he called Trump..............

a knob head which is British for an idiot or dickhead.

My niece is living in Australia with her boyfriend who is originally from Liverpool. They are visiting for a month & came over for lunch today.

He and I had a little talk about American Politics, he called Trump a knob head. I think this was well said.

October 14, 2016

My 86 year old mom is scared.........

she watched NBC news last night with Lester Holt. It was reported that if Trump takes Pennsylvania (where we live), he will win the election.

Mom was almost in tears when she said "I'm scared". This is a woman who lived through the Depression and WWII. She was also married to a 15 year Marine Corps vet. She basically served with him for 10 of those years as she moved where he was ordered to serve, and she lugged 4 kids along with her.

Mom's first vote for President was Adlai Stevenson in 1952. She has lived through the absurdity of Reagan and W, but she doesn't think we'll survive the lunacy of Trump.

I've told her that Pennsylvania is safe for Hillary, but she said that Florida was safe for Gore.

To all voters don't let my 86 year old mom be scared.

October 13, 2016

Pennsylvania residents, whose congressman is Tim Murphy........

if you want the name of a person to write in, email me. This person is 25 and a progressive. I just did my absentee and wrote his name in.

Ian D. McNeill

October 8, 2016

Has anyone else noticed that Trump does not wear a wedding ring?....

Just saw that tonight while I was watching MSNBC. My Dad didn't wear one, he worked around and with machinery. When he got married he was in the Marines, and that was the way it was.

But in 2016, it's less likely for a man not to wear a band. What does this say about Trump, particularly in light of what we have seen and heard today.

Maybe he thinks if he doesn't have a wedding band, that he's not really married & he can do or say anything he wants to in regard to women.

September 30, 2016

Does anyone have a link.........

to Trumps campaign website. You know, one that has his policies, etc. on it. The one he references has his policies spelled out. Every search I run just returns websites asking for donations.

I just want to see what the hell is on it.

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