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The Wisdom, Foresight, and One Arm That Tamed the West

Posted Yesterday at 07:09 PM by Grandma Bates

For some reason a small group cowboys in Nevada with nothing better to do but complain have been given a great deal of attention. Cliven Bundy has been integrated into the 24 hour news cycle, and his near constant exposure has made it possible to expose some of his more unpleasant views on humanity. We have now officially lost sight of Mr. Bundy's complaints about the onerous federales who will not let him graze his cows on the arid lands that his family claimed for the last millennium.
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Vehement Disagreement Out of Respect for Others

Posted 04-18-2014 at 07:31 AM by Grandma Bates
Updated 04-18-2014 at 07:32 AM by Grandma Bates (Grammar fail)

Our little town recently had a referendum to make up funding for the town's hockey rink and athletic fields after a sudden shortfall. One of the surprises was that my neighbor a few doors down had a sign in his yard urging others to support the effort to keep the facilities open. It was a surprise given that his politics are a bit on the conservative side. By "conservative" I mean he generally has signs in his yard supporting hard core political candidates who have made national news...
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Neil's a Bore

Posted 03-15-2014 at 08:24 AM by Grandma Bates

This started out as a post in a thread at
http://www.sluniverse.com/php/vb/sci...ing-equal.html
After running a bit more pedantic than normal I moved it here. That thread started out as a discussion on comments by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about reporting science found at
Neil deGrasse Tyson tells CNN: Stop giving ‘equal time to the flat Earthers’ | The Raw Story
but the thread quite predictably shifted to focus on the fauna of the American Southeast....
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Sexualizing the Base

Posted 02-21-2014 at 07:48 AM by Grandma Bates
Updated 02-21-2014 at 12:30 PM by Grandma Bates

Legislatures in a number of states have begun to push laws that make it easier to explicitly discriminate against homosexuals. The guise for this new segregation is that people who have religious views in opposition to homosexuals leading lives in the open should be allowed to push people into a closet and slam the door shut. The political commentators seem to be focused on the idea that this is some sort of last ditch effort by "social conservatives" to push their agenda. (For examples...
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Missing SL & my family!

Posted 02-19-2014 at 12:24 PM by EnvyJayaram (My Everyday Ramblings & Thoughts)

I'm missing playing & my SL FAMILY!
I don't have net atm (not sure when we eill get it Lol). Anywho, I use a iphone app called: Pocket Metraverse. Which I can be in-world, talk to friends & such. I can join, leave groups, view my profile-groups & picks. As I can for everyone else, but I can't view my inventory nor see sho's infront or back of me lol. Its pretty much a chat app for Second Life. The app version that I have isn't the pro. Pro cost $4.99 & with that one, I can...
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