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January 6, 2019

Dear Senator Burr

I recently wrote an email to Senator Burr about the government shutdown (see below).


Have any of you had dealings with him or positive responses from him? Is it worthwhile contacting him about issues of concern? My only contact with his office was a couple of phone calls years ago on behalf of a client. His Winston-Salem office Administrative Assistant did help the client.

I oppose shutting down the government. Not only because of the adverse effects it will soon have on me personally, but because of the hardship it is causing so many other citizens. I request that you urge Speaker Mitch McConnell to bring the recent House budget bills to the Senate floor for a vote. Mr. McConnell's reported belief that the president may veto the legislation is no excuse for failing to allow our duly elected senators like you an opportunity to vote
October 26, 2017

Ellen Explains Facts & Fake News with Fruit hahaha

apple, bananas, and the president is represented by
August 17, 2017

John Grisham: Silence Is Not An Option'

An article in this week's Time online by John Grisham, author of Pelican Brief and The Firm, who has lived in Charlottesville for 24 years:

Charlottesville is a quiet town with friendly people, good schools, lots of churches, parks and a bustling, growing community that more or less revolves around one of the country's great public universities. Volunteerism is rampant, and dozens of nonprofits hustle about, solving problems and helping those in need. The town is surrounded by the estate and horse country of central Virginia, where history and traditions are important. Change is important too. The town has a vibrant music, theater, art and literary culture where creativity is encouraged. Food and wine are taken seriously, with dozens of vineyards and trendy restaurants.

The downtown pedestrian mall is filled with these restaurants, as well as coffee shops, bars, outdoor cafés, music halls, bookstores, galleries. It's peaceful, calm, lovely, civilized. It's Charlottesville.

The weekend of Aug. 12, Charlottesville was violated.


Tensions are now easing, and the streets are quiet again. Funerals are being planned. Physical wounds are healing. Emotional wounds will take longer. We hope and pray our town returns to normal — it will if left alone. But twice this summer, Charlottesville has proved that in the face of intimidation and hate, silence is not an option.


Note: This is the first topic I've posted on DU, though I read a lt here. I hope I followed the rules for posting.
December 4, 2016

help please I can't seee images

Before the hack I could see images posted in the LOL dial-up cats postings. Now there are blank spaces where the pictures would be in this one:

I can see cartoons posted such as this one:

I can see the photos in the photography contests.

I installed the latest adobe. I don't know what else to do. can someone please suggest what I can do to see the images? Thanks in advance.

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