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Decades ago I "got in the face of" a woman I had considered to be my best friend of a lifetime who was bitching about how her taxes had gone up for the previous year and how unfair that was.   In a normal tone of voice, I said to her, " I told you before we voted that so and so didn't give a shit about you by class and income and you pooh-poohed me, and he threw you under the bus."   She got up and left the cronies' breakfast table we had sat at for years since La Madelaine in Dallas opened and never spoke to me again.  Neither did any of her friends.  I finished my half baguette, had another cup of coffee, read until it was time to drive on to work and did just that.  I am not sorry I said what I said, nor where I said it. I learned several things that day.  Most people do not want to hear the truth, and they don't want to hear it publicly.  Most people who claim to be your friends, aren't.  I continued to have breakfast and read there until a few weeks before I moved out of Texas for good.  That was 20 plus years ago.

I've since lost friends and in part was disowned by family members over politics.  No one likes to hear the truth unless it's flattery.

I can't live with applause.  I do care if I've lost a genuine heart-met person from my life.  However, I don't think that's the case.   And right now, whether you faint of heart faux progressives are having widdul emoshunul communiptions, I don't give a rip.  No more same old same old dammit. It's time to speak up again and probably die in a vacuum of hostility outside of the bell glass.  Well, the last moments are turned inward anyway.

What follows still has some capitals in it for you faint of heart.  The athritis is acting up something fierce today, along with the insomnia that comes with body aches, so I'm done editing things to keep you from throwing yourselves on your fainting couches and congratulating one another on how sensitive you are.

 I. If you never met the children who were killed in Connecticut nor their parents, nor their teachers, and you're wringing your hands and you -- a) own a gun.   b) Do not intend to spend a minimum of one hour a day until such a law is enacted working to get all but one solitary single-fire hunting rifle per person outlawed, then frack you, you paw-wringing, maudlin, smelly dog hysterics-for-show-hypopoopers.  You don't hunt, you're emotionally useless, you're spiritually fleabitten.   So, all of you there, get the frack off my porch. It's tiny, and there's no room for twits like you anyway. If I won't put up with door to door proselytizing Mor(m)ons or any other religion's idea-shills, dorks selling junk that's been outlawed by one regulatory agency or another and fools claiming to be realtors, them I have no room for you either.

 II. If you think that your brief and ineffective and unintended stay at Happy Acres where you were involuntarily committed because you were a danger to yourself, even if not to others, makes it okay for you to own a solitary single fire hunting rifle or a handgun, you're wrong and frack you, hypocrites.

III. If you think that crazy people shouldn't have handguns but it's okay for you to have them, then frack you, you paw-wringing, poop-for-cranial-stuffing, equivocating stupid smelly-dog hypopoopers.  You yipyipyappers get the frack off my porch, also.

For those of you who think it's your god-given right to own guns of all kinds, and/or to turn your "private property into an armed and booby trapped compound --

It's faux-liberally politically incorrect to tell you to frack off or to tell you to leave the country or to tell you to frack yourselves one last time and end your own and no one else's existence violently next to the graves you have thoughtfully dug for yourselves, as after all no one else should have to clean up after you ever again, so pretty please with treacle on it imagine a fitting and proper end for yourselves.

It's giving folks the vapors for me to say what I think every time I happen to mistakenly turn on the news and discover you've driven someone else to an act of mass mayhem AND enabled the poor b*stard to arm him/herself to the teeth in order to do that act of mass mayhem.  As you're set in your ways, you've become an an enemy of your species, not just of your unwilling neighbors andnot just the personally unknown fellow citizens to whom you are no more than a probable somwhen terrorist, and whom good sane folks should have the brains and the gumption to be scared shitless of you, but probably don't.  The paw-wringing fainting couch crowd are not part of that mass of normal folk. but never mind. You aren't aware in the first place.  That's the problem.

I'm so g*d damned hearbreaking tired of the continual artificial very-last-rate drama made by all of you who are hooked on creating the milieu of violence which exists in this country and is blandly ingested with every newspaper you purchase, with most of the television you view, with a lot of the most popular music you listen to, with all of the reality TV you believe is "mahvelous" and "real" and how you should think and be.

 I'm fed  up with the phony bland "normalcy" thesome of the rest of you are determined to project as if THAT were any realer or healtheir than the obverse.  It ISN'T.  Does shouting offend you?  Then get off your complacent winkled asses and stop the violence.  Don't just get rid of the handguns.  That's only the tip of the  behavioral iceberg.

While it's unfashionable of me and censorable of me to suggest to those of you in this country who are in the usual pignorant right wing denial that anything's wrong with the US's milieu of waste, violence, excess, death, guns guns guns, handwringing without change, etc. that you limit your violence to yourselves ONLY, and that before you begin your ritual of violence upon yourselves that you dig your own graves and dispose of your worldly accumulation of death porn and cheetos and whatever else you've been hoarding and ingesting in such massive quantities, and since it's a societal no-no to tell you to feed yourselves to sharks, or leap off cliffs, can't you find SOME way to remove yourselves and your hell-bent on it mayhem and destruction and sickness OFF OF this poor SUFFERING PLANET?

The people who go crazy and actually DO the violence are driven to it by you, and by your unwililngness to pay for long-term care for folks like them when they're broken and can't be fixed and have literlaly worn out and worn down those who love them and tried to care for them.  It's UNFASHIONABLE to treat or heal the most violent people, and it's a no-no to tell those of you who MAKE those poor souls crazy to do away with yourselves.

Where in hell is Jonathan Swift?

Now, seriously, please get off my porch, and if you ever gave a damn about the species you are a part of, get off the planet somehow.  Please.  Not for me.  I'm old.  For the young-uns others are going to pop out, against all reason.

Thank you.

Those of you who read this and had to run to mawmaw with the vapors -- and you know who you are -- go find a copy of the Monty Python show and search for the upper class twit of the year competition.  The end should be very educational.  Oh, yes, and have a nice day.  Consider there to be a happy face graphic after that last statement.

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  •  To be honest, I'm having a (2+ / 0-)
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    fairly tough time following the exact focus of this diary.  

    Beginning, though, with the phrase, "god-given right to own guns," I have neither a god nor a gun to my name.  

    I'm willing to do my part to help make the hail of bullets stop on this planet before entertaining the notion of leaving for another one.  

    The President sounded as resolved as I've ever heard him tonight in his address in Newtown.

  •  And can you change the title of your HRable (2+ / 0-)
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    diary to "...F*CK..." please.




    Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
    ~ Jerry Garcia

    by DeadHead on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:52:52 AM PST

    •  And recklessly posting-while-pissed (3+ / 0-)
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      Isn't the way to do it.

      Fine if you want to vent, but control yourself, please.




      Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
      ~ Jerry Garcia

      by DeadHead on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:57:16 AM PST

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    •  It's been basted liberally with treacle now. (2+ / 0-)
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      See above.  You can how fold your tailgate back in and move to the next thing that tweaks that there piety.

      •  I take it you think my (3+ / 0-)
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        Delicate sensibilities were affected by your title.

        I really don't care, actually. The site does. "Fuck" happens to be one of my favorite words. There is, however, a reason for not posting certain words in diary titles. A reason you must have missed.




        Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
        ~ Jerry Garcia

        by DeadHead on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 10:57:41 AM PST

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        •  The site owner (0+ / 0-)

          Takes money from the hands he alleges he bites.
          He's just gumming their fingernails.

          Vapors at the word "fuck".

          ::snicker::

          You didn't just file your teeth.. You pulled them and the gone that makes up the gums, too.

          •  It has nothing to do with him (1+ / 0-)
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            getting the vapors over the titles of diaries.

            It's because companies use software on their networks that block sites with certain words in their titles, causing the sites search hits to not show up for people.

            The word "fuck" is a word that gets blocked, "fu*k" does not.

            Please educate yourself before spouting off.

            Thank you.




            Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
            ~ Jerry Garcia

            by DeadHead on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 04:49:14 PM PST

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  •  I'm sick of all the sick excuses too! Time for (3+ / 0-)
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    Big Changes in our sick sad society...

    "Time is for careful people, not passionate ones."

    "Life without emotions is like an engine without fuel."

    by roseeriter on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:29:00 AM PST

    •  SOMEONE on DKOS WANTS (1+ / 0-)
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      A massive March in DC on Fabruary 17 about gun law changes.

      I'd like to see a massive march before these lame ducks are gone and see how many who are not lame ducks open their obstreperous yaps and

      as they're public figures, follw them daily for the next 3 years or less if they change their minds and reverse their their gun nuttery

  •  HR for violence (2+ / 0-)
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    Missing you dad. Still trying to change the world..one person at a time..one day at a time.

    by jadt65 on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:37:25 AM PST

  •  This doesn't belong here. (5+ / 0-)

    I'm not sure where it does belong. But not here.

  •  For somebody who detests drama... (31+ / 0-)

    ...you sure type in CAPS LOCKED mode a lot. .

    For somebody who decries violence, you sure do call for its use a lot.

    Perhaps the reason your friend left you forever wasn't because you gave her an "I told you so" at the breakfast table, but because you screamed it obscenely at her over pancakes.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:55:24 AM PST

    •  caps are (0+ / 0-)

      fewer strokes than editing in "strong" or "italic".

    •  What a silly projection (0+ / 0-)

      The conversation was a modulated voiced conversation by all, not a shouted argument.  Being reminded she was the author of the ills about which she complained was too much for her delicate sensibilities and she took to her fainting couch.

      It would take a viciously stupid person to assert otherwise.

      I fart in your general direction. Now run away before I taunt you some more

      by Adelante on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 01:37:12 PM PST

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      •  You've been here five minutes (2+ / 0-)

        and you've decided Meteor Blades of all people is stupid and vicious, one of the wisest and kindest people here.

        You've edited lawd knows how many times and changed your diary to reflect a more sober voice.

        It won't wash.

        Sort yourself out.

        Ron Reagan: "Sarah Palin's constituency are people who wear red rubber noses and bells on their shoes."

        by AnnetteK on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 02:54:38 PM PST

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        •  You and the bell jar wolf pack (0+ / 1-)
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          howled for the  fvcking edits, Missy Twitt.

          You're beginning to sound as if you're still in mourning the twit of the year.  Must be something to carry a torch for the chap like that.  http://www.youtube.com/...

          See how it feels when one of you says sonething vicious to someone else?

          Jesus Wept, you're not only officious, you're behaving as cluelessless as the other Kossups.

          I fart in your general direction. Now run away before I taunt you some more

          by Adelante on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 03:58:54 PM PST

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  •  Sweetheart, time for some self reflection (16+ / 0-)

    I see from your bio that you are elderly, semi disabled and widowed.

    Please try and step back a notch or five with your anger.

    Screaming at people is not the way to change minds or keep friends for that matter and we all need friends.

    We tend not to do the full caps here very often and using profanities in the title will get you downgraded and ultimately banned.

    Do yourself a favour and delete this diary before any more damage is done to your membership.

    Every single one of us here is absolutely distraught with what happened to those children and teachers, every one, even the people who are members of the RKBA group as far as I can tell.

    Again, please dial it way, way down.

    Ron Reagan: "Sarah Palin's constituency are people who wear red rubber noses and bells on their shoes."

    by AnnetteK on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 02:41:35 AM PST

    •  I'm half a world away... (3+ / 0-)

      and I cried when I heard the news. It's just too sad. Sad for the parents. Sad for the siblings. Sad for the friends. Sad for the community. Sad for the country. Sad for outsiders like me watching from afar.

      When you walk down the street towards someone, do you wonder if they have a gun? I don't. Nobody should.

      Do you fear that person walking towards you? I don't. Nobody should.

      Do you finger the safety on your pistol just in case? I don't. Nobody should.

      Do you worry about your kids coming home safe from school? I don't. Nobody should.

      Rest in peace, dear hearts.

      'If you want to be a hero, well just follow me.' - J. Lennon

      by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:24:21 AM PST

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    •  Please, resist the temptation to (0+ / 0-)

      diagnose and prescribe. It's the written equivalent of throwing a leg over someone and riding them.

      It's as un-PC as fox hunting, dear.

      Ta.

  •  Who Is Real, Who is a Troll?? (7+ / 0-)

    This reminds me of the wake of the Zimmerman shooting in Florida. I pointed a gun nut conservative friend of mine and his wife to the Fox web site, asking them to peruse the page after page of vicious racist comments, many filled with violent hyperbolic language.

    They both responded in shock, informing me that all of those posts were just plants by the liberal left.

    They honestly believed it.

    The live in a state of denial re: reality.

    Anyway, this diary needs to be hide rated / removed / whatever.

    "You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there." “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” --Yogi Berra

    by HeartlandLiberal on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 02:48:17 AM PST

    •  When I was a young working adult (0+ / 0-)

      while grim things occurred, people didn't pile stuffed squshy baby toys and cheap bouquets and santeria candles in glass containers, and idiotic helium balloons everywhere something horrific had occurred.  They didn't line up out of camera range to get their 12 seconds of artful blubbering to a reporter on camera in hope that they'd be the most pathetic and not be edited out of the on-air footage, and handwring for days afterward.

      For the on-air (unpronouncable string of filthy profanity that doesn't even begin to describe television reporters), the saying "If it bleeds, it leads" doesn't even distantly approach how they make up news and force you to have whatever opinions they and their superiors have decided you will wear.  And you buy it and nothing changes, lah-di-dah.  Jesus wept, you all look ridiculous!  And you all look artificial.  And you all look as if you had the IQ's of damged rutabagas.

      The evening news actually reported world events.  World events. People in this country actually *knew what was going on in the rest of the world simply from watching the evening news.  What a frakking concept.

      I'm not in denial about these children's and adults' murders.  I'm not fed up that the event was reported when it was reported.  

      I'm not fed up that maybe this time enough people will actually get on their congresscritter's asses and stay on them that they might actually force *real, enforceable federal gun control legislation go pass in both houses.

      Also a must-include is the confiscation of current weapons caches like the monster buy-ups that occurred this past weekend in Oregon after the shootings which sickens a lot of folks
      -- finally.

      If you find this diary offensive, walk on.  However, take your piety and your self-righteousness and your projection of what is PC and shove it, bub.

  •  you should see someone about (3+ / 0-)
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    some of this.

    •  Well as long as we are into "shoulds" (0+ / 0-)

      . . .  you should not be diagnosing folks you do not know.  You do not see calling someone you disagree with "crazy" as doing violence to that person?

      I used to be Snow White. And then I drifted. - Mae West

      by CherryTheTart on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 04:25:02 AM PST

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      •  It doesn't sound like he's "diagnosing" anyone... (4+ / 0-)

        ...nor calling them "crazy."

        The debate over gun control aside, one of the things we're learning from Newtown and the rest of these shootings is that our society's attitudes and structures regarding mental illness are broken. Part of ending that, I think, is ending the presumption that anyone who needs to see a therapist about anything is "crazy," that suggesting that someone needs to see a therapist about mental health issues is a pejorative thing.

        If it were clear from this diary that the writer had a potential heart issue, or cancer, or something else (not sure how that would be made clear, but for the sake of argument) we likely wouldn't see it as "doing violence" to the diarist if someone suggested they go see a doctor.

        Now, I don't know your history with the above commenter so I don't know if there's something that indicates to you that he's writing in bad faith—but I find it hard to quibble with his suggestion, if it's meant in good faith.

        The diarist is telling people who disagree with him/her that society is better off without them and that they should go commit suicide. Such language is radically outside the boundaries of acceptable discourse (to say nothing of site guidelines)—and it seems to me to be an indication that at least on some level, the diarist may have some issues that a trained professional could potentially understand, diagnose, and help with.

        "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, archbishop of Recife

        by JamesGG on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:15:32 AM PST

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        •  Actually (2+ / 0-)
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          >>>The diarist is telling people who disagree with him/her that society is better off without them and that they should go commit suicide.<<<

          Wrong.  Incorrect, And this is why telling others what someone they can read for themselves said is just another version of the game of "telephone."

          What I said was that people bent on violence with guns, instead of goading others into wreaking havoc with the toys *they have purchased, should wreak havoc *solely on themselves and as soon as possible because there is no room for that kind of hate and violence in a sane society.

          And you got it backward.  You want the person who suggested they go off and be as briefly insane as possible to be removed while they remain and you get to wring your bony claws over the damage they cause.

          I'll just nip off, find a culvert and croak. It'll make your histrionics all that much more expansive, having that extra 7 cubic feet of room.

          One more thing -- please tell us all you don't translate for the UN.

      •  You're doing a great job of being argumentative (3+ / 0-)
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        in this comment thread, and clearly ignoring the weight of site opinion against you.

        If you "do not see it as violence" as you said upthread the obviously violence-endorsing remarks in the diary, than surely 'you should see someone about some of this' cannot be understood as 'doing violence to that person'.

        and JW did not call the diarist 'crazy'.

        •  I didn't write for attaboys (0+ / 0-)

          I wrote because none of you frakking sissies has the stones to say to the gunnuts and their syncophants that it's time for them to use their hatred and their guns on themselves instead of on others.

          Until you do so, *you are complicit in paw wringing squirrelly complicity.

          Grow half a stone at least and hold the mirror up to them and tell them "use it on yourselves first when it comes to guns."

          I'd rather clean up after a series of 30 single gun suicides than after 30 gun mass murders a year.

          How about you?

          Not that no need for cleanup wouldn't be better, but that requires no guns at all in this context.

          In the real world I spent an hour this morning with a group of other people writing a possible bill for law today and an hour yesterday researching the format for the bill.

          What the frack did you do?

          I fart in your general direction. Now run away before I taunt you some more

          by Adelante on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 02:05:34 PM PST

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    •  Oh good grief! (0+ / 0-)

      More online psychiatric medicine.

      Again, the only thing that comes to mind are the skits in which some of the pythons put on knotted hankies and sleeveless v necked jumpers, balled up their fists, stood rock still, knees locked and yelled "MY BRANE HUHTS!"

      And don't you dare throw a shitfit about the capitals. The characters shouted.

      Please don't presume to diagnose.  It's like attempting to ride someone like a pony.

      I'm sorry, but I refuse to wear a saddle.

  •  Burned Many Bridges (3+ / 0-)
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    Yes, I have, too. No regrets. Sometimes bigots are not to be tolerated.

  •  Well we've done guns... (1+ / 0-)
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    I'd love the diarist's take on God.

    Get your goddamned guns out of my church. This means you.

    by commonmass on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 05:10:38 AM PST

  •  To sum up (2+ / 0-)
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    Violence is bad, except for gun owners.  

    If you don't like what's I'm saying, then LEAVE THE COUNTRY.

    Drama is bad UNLESS I INDULGE IN IT.

    Honestly, I surprised you have any friends left in Dallas...you're certainly driving them away here.

    HR.

    Minority rights should never be subject to majority vote.

    by lostboyjim on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 05:56:22 AM PST

  •  Hr'd for the lack of community standards- we take (3+ / 0-)
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    the cursing out of titles so the bot thing at members' jobs don't freak.
    The diarist refuses to even discuss the diary for suitability and advocating violence.
    It's an eye-catcher, as it was meant to be, and I love a good rant, but this isn't a good rant.
    Good rants get the message and the anger out there without fracturing the dynamics of the community, and members goading this diarist on (though it seems to be a type and split) are welcome to their opinion, but seem to be missing the big picture.
    The diary has its moments of imagery, just moves us into an area of advocacy that's inappropriate IMO especially at this raw-nerved time.

    First HR I have ever given out since joining, and I just realized I HR'd  the wrong remark.
    Nobody freak.

    Occupy- Your Mind. - No better friend, no worse enemy. -8.75, -6.21<> Bring the Troops Home Yesterday

    by Thousandwatts on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:07:20 AM PST

    •  Removing HR, with the diarist's certain assurance (1+ / 0-)
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      that she "straightens up and flies right" in the future, which I can tell by her overall tone, she is already destined to do.

      That was my official UN translation.

      And to mother hen a little more...
      "Frick" woulda been better than frack; just because frack and the awl companies and all, I think they have a patent pending trademark on the term. It means "to remove natural gas by making small earthquakes and shit tons of money by destroying the fresh water supply and if done quick enough, no legislation will stop us because the damage will be done."
      Fuck was fine throughout the piece, except in the title because people not working at work and looking at Dkos will get blocked sometimes.

      I think the Python ensemble was completed with big rubber, galoshes.

      Not that it matters, but you remind of me someone I used to know who was also very restrained in her opinions. And also quite able to elucidate succinctly when requested. She was a transplanted Californian married to my West Texas father living in the 'burbs of Houston in the Seventies. The dynamic was interesting.
      I learned much at her knee as a teenager.
      That was long ago, she never tried to get back in the bell jar either, worked out just fine as far as I could tell.

      'Pleasure.

      Occupy- Your Mind. - No better friend, no worse enemy. -8.75, -6.21<> Bring the Troops Home Yesterday

      by Thousandwatts on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:33:59 PM PST

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      •  FRACK is the result of the redone (1+ / 0-)
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        BattleStar Galactica, or as I've called it for 30 years "Cattlecar Galaxative".  It means "fuck" and even as it is used in the natural gas and oil industry, it still means "fuck" because frakking (no C) for petroleum products is fucking the goddamned planet and killing all living matter within miles of the site of the frakking... and those who are doing it are international criminals and should be put on trial at the Hague, gods damn them and godz damn those who justify what they're doing as "necessary".

        Getting back on subject, I still invite those who enable and incite gun violence to do violence only upon themselves and hopefully with their own special tools, rather than selling them and arming the weak-willed to do their bidding.

        And whether you HR this or not, it's a reflection on you and not on the person or diary you target, you silly person you.
        .

      •  Further comment on your post.... (1+ / 0-)
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        >>Not that it matters, but you remind of me someone I used to know who was also very restrained in her opinions. And also quite able to elucidate succinctly when requested. She was a transplanted Californian married to my West Texas father living in the 'burbs of Houston in the Seventies. The dynamic was interesting.
        I learned much at her knee as a teenager.
        That was long ago, she never tried to get back in the bell jar either, worked out just fine as far as I could tell.<<

        Bell Jar relates to my husband's last hour. I watched intently as "hospice" care on our insurance didn't mean "dies in a facility" it meant "you pay a tech who charges 100 a pill to administer medicine so you do *that yourself, but the tech watches you like a hawk so you don't administer overdoses" but she did help me keep moving my husband's body back up the elevated bed after he wriggled in pain because he needed the elevation for pain relief as well as to be able to breathe.

        But that last hour he turned inward before he went into a final coma and agonal breathing. He was aware I was holding his hand, but he had no thought or words for me.  the part of his brain not eaetn up with tunor was totally focused on the process his body was making of shutting down.

        That, Thousandwatts, is "the bell jar". It's a thing that seemsto slide gently over a person as they die finally after illness, or which one either pulls down over oneself at the end or one pulls over onself when one wants to die or is pushed over a person when what they say is socially really too uncomfortable for a little group of friends and cronies to bear.  It may not be a real vacuum, but they pretend it is and one is supposed to die under it. Well fvck the people who throw out the bell jar.  They're chickenshits.

        I went many years silently putting up with crap I saw and not reacting extremely to extreme events going off around me.  

        At first I painted or made prints about it.  Then I began at times to write.  I still write at times, but mostly I am publicly and acidly forthright about events as they occur. it's because I know I have little time left and as hard as I have worked in my life... as a volunteer, and hands on... from clinic escort to antiwar marches to pride parades to habitat for humanity, to weekly contact with elected representatives to "drive5" voters to the pioll, to voter registration work -- things are horrifically worse than when I started overt volunteering at age 16 and there isn't enought time.. and I'm worn out and worn down and sad that there's so little time and so little willingness to get up, get pissed off and get fucking busy..

        Oh, to hell with it all.

        But I am NOT deleting this.  THAT will have to be a site owner and paid flunkey act.,

        I fart in your general direction. Now run away before I taunt you some more

        by Adelante on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 03:30:15 PM PST

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  •  Delete this. (0+ / 0-)

    Merely removing the "F-bombs" from your eliminationist hate-screed fails to address the central problem that this is an eliminationist hate-screed & does not belong here.

    Delete this now.

    Remember Savita Halappanavar!

    by Brown Thrasher on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:22:49 PM PST

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    the flies-honey-vinegar nonsense neither, did ya?

    "George RR Martin is not your bitch" ~~ Neil Gaiman

    by tardis10 on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 02:48:25 PM PST

  •  I stand corrected on the galoshes. (0+ / 0-)

    Occupy- Your Mind. - No better friend, no worse enemy. -8.75, -6.21<> Bring the Troops Home Yesterday

    by Thousandwatts on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:26:58 PM PST

  •  ...Hypopoopers? (1+ / 0-)
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    I wish I'd gotten here in time to HR your drivel.  As it is, I'm going to quietly enjoy this new word you've introduced me to.

    Hypopoopers.

    You will not be here for long, I predict.

    "The first drawback of anger is that it destroys your inner peace; the second is that it distorts your view of reality. If you come to understand that anger is really unhelpful, you can begin to distance yourself from anger." - The Dalai Lama

    by auron renouille on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 03:26:46 PM PST

    •  your loss, not mine (0+ / 0-)

      That word is mine.  You may use it with attribution.

      Another word I created which has been in use for 20 years or more is "threadhiemers".

      Again, I tell you, your loss not mine.

      I can still read, as I've done for years.  

      However, the traffic and the comments I have will be in discussions elsewhere, the the owner won't get the traffic.

      And the assummption that all the traffic is invective is downright stupid.

      gunbums and their mass consumption ,mass murder, bigger bangs are better bangs mindset *deserve*  the profanity and the invective.  They ARE terrorists and should be eliminated from society. Instead you and others are having conniption fits over the fvcking sthyle of the fvcking eviction notice.

      Jesus Wept.

      I fart in your general direction. Now run away before I taunt you some more

      by Adelante on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 04:09:37 PM PST

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