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asiliveandbreathe

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Gender: Female
Hometown: Massachusetts
Home country: USA
Current location: Arizona
Member since: Thu May 22, 2014, 08:01 PM
Number of posts: 6,470

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OMG - I WILL SEND HIM funds or just meet him on the road -

comes through Phoenix..will research his route...hopefully be able to hand him support...

This is unbelievable - you are not going to believe this - MY HUSBAND (we met after his ride 5/83), in 1982-83 rode for a reason..his Mom died of a massive heartache at the age of 48...started in Ashland Mass. ended down Hollywood Blvd..10 months eight days - he kept a journal - one horse, one man, and the help of the good people across this country..anyone, anyone who knows this story was a part of it..

Hubby's route - RT 20 thru Mass.thru NY, Rip Van Winkle bridge -I should go get the book gathering dust in the closet - for the exact - but you can visualize his RT thru NY towards PA - into VA - RT11 - held up in Winchester for 6 weeks...so many stories...good people - Amish replaced shoes on horse...pastures, food, shelter - all along the way...Texarkana to Van Horn TX - wind storms etc etc etc...west on RT10 thru Phoenix..to LA,,average 20-24 miles a day.....

Cliff, riding for a noble cause, will need your help - that will be up to you (I have just heard of this thru this article) - find his route....be there....(I wonder if he will have people with him?)- my hubby only had the good people of this country....along the way....oh, the newspapers and local TV reporters met hubby along the way..we have all the articles..hubby is now 63 yrs old...

Cliff Leaves tomorrow from CA...need to follow and we will be there.....(I am going to call the AZ Republic Newspaper, so they are sure to be aware and report)
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sun Apr 30, 2017, 04:13 PM (4 replies)

Don Benton nominee for Selective Service System - OMG

...snip.....

Late Monday night, when many Americans were in bed, President Donald Trump quietly announced his intention to nominate former Washington state senator Don Benton (R) to be director of the Selective Service System, which operates the nation’s military draft.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/don-benton-draft-board_us_58ef89d7e4b0b9e98489e9a0?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

A man without military service and a checkered past - according to the story..

As GWB Ethics guy, Painter says, “If this administration doesn’t understand the difference between disposing of hazardous waste and determining the fate of young men’s lives, then they’ve got bigger problems to deal with than this one nominee,” he said.
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Thu Apr 13, 2017, 08:38 PM (3 replies)
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