"My Family, they are whats important!"
Dothan, AL, USA
female, age 41
married, 1 child
Joined Nov 22, 2006
What I Want to Do:
Gay Rights and Same-Sex Marriage,
Don't pee on my leg,
Violence against Children,
Violence against Women,
poetry and music,
Right to bare arms!,
Invest in U.S.A. Jobs,
My Page Billboard
I do web design, web hosting, script installations, and other online stuff when it comes along! I dont make millions from my online stuff but sometimes just comes in handy lol but i have so many websites
Some sites I have designed
I also did the website for my sons schoolhttp://www.dsacademy.org
My blog http://mamabaker.com
just some info and how I feel about things
Life in USA
If minimum wage is not an affordable to maintain an average family household these days then shouldn't there be some kind of change in this area, I mean if $6.25ph on a 40 hour week don't pay the rent of $750.00 a month then something is wrong. We need something to change like rent control, make it so landlords cannot make the rent outrageous, they have you sign a lease and then you get laid off in 6 months (in my life this is a constant thing) you take 3 weeks to get another minimum wage job and you are trying to catch up its not right. This is not realistic and I don't think the government or federal state really cares about these things and don't have that kind of control. I know some places have rent control. Also you cannot forget the utilities the water has went up tremendously over the last few years, as well as gas and electric but minimum wage since I was 18 has only went up about 2 - 3 dollars, I'm 38 now. When I was 18 I moved from Detroit to Warren, Michigan my rent was 300 a month then.. Now for same sized place its $625.00 and up this is just crazy, and minimum wages have hardly changed.
If punishment was maybe increased for drug dealers as they are actually helping to consume and kill there customers and have no remorse or care nothing about it. All they see is profit, maybe if there were jobs that there parents could have had to pay there rent and bills with out having to work day and night and not be home to raise there kids this is where our country has messed up. We cannot work just a 8 hour day and come home every day and be with our kids. You have to come home and prepare for your next shift. Some parents have even turned to dealing drugs. However my point is this, maybe if the dealers were sentenced longer as they are slowly cleared off the streets there will become less I know sure we have new people starting it.. However if they are removed in more of a fast fashion then who is going to hook up these new dealers, and the dealers that have been incarcerated will not be accessible to recruit new runners, dealers or whatever. Also if people "not all" weren't so dishonest and crooked that no one really cares enough I mean some do don't get me wrong, but I think that this country could be salvaged if someone enforced things. Talk is cheap! You know theres a lot of fuss going on because of our very awful hurricanes and all there distruction, they yes need help in renewing, but what about the people in the cities who basically live in the dumps they need help to. They have been hit! Hit by Hurricane poverty and taken over by Tropical Storm Crime!!!!!
How come the government allows gas prices to stay at this outrageous price, we are working every day Americans and a lot of us don't make a huge fortune and are living paycheck to paycheck, running out of money hoping we have enough money for gas and for lunch for the next 2 days before payday. How can we afford to work if we cannot afford to put gas in our cars to travel to work everyday? You expect me to take a bus oh hell no! I will not use public transportation I might as well walk in to a gang fight and say I'm on both your sides. This is dumb and needs to be penalized severely. Families cannot afford to take there children out because they cannot afford gas, and we all know anything you want to take your kids to do does have a price! Unless you go to the park, but then you have bring a bleach spray bottle and a whole towel set and hope you have enough spray to clean it all up. There's urine and spit all over everything in the tunnels the kids climb through and down the slide. Some times it looks like there's puke and even used condemns inside the play areas. It's just damn disgusting but no one does anything I have to clean and try and keep my child away from these things. I mean honestly what am I supposed to tell my 2 year old to justify some ignorananus how pee'd on the slide how is he supposed to take that. People talk and no one does anything.
In my honest opinion drug addicts who continuously have children that are a ward of the state before they are born should be sterilized after so many births, this parent don't need to have any more children she will have to make up for enough one day if that day comes to the children already born. We have so many unwanted children in homes, foster homes, and even adoption homes. Our children are subjected to so much these days that is so unfortunate. I have a 2 year old son and from the very beginning I felt I will NOT send him to school because I don't know the teachers or people there. I might as well pick a baby sitter out of the news paper and drop off my child. No no no I don't think so, there is so much stuff on the news and in papers about teachers abusing children, and being arrested, that could be my child and I honestly would flip the script on someone like they never knew. I personally don't care what any one thinks about that either I also will keep him sheltered from other bratty children whose parents don't take control of there children and they have fits and are out of control I will never allow my son to act out like that. He's 2 now and he hardly has fits, he will cry but he don't flip out like I have seen kids do (example: grocery store a kid having fit cause he wanted something off shelf and mommy said no, well she gave it to him VERY BAD) I would feel like such a failure as a parent if my son acted like that. I'm not saying parents don't care but a lot of parents care but its not the same as me I guess. I feel like I love my son so therefore he should have respect and manners and morals he is a legacy of me, so to me that's really important I may not have been much but I hope that he will. Mommy's just a Mommy and a house wife but that will show him that this is how it is Daddy goes out and makes the money to pay for everything we need, and we keep house and learn new stuff every day. Kids need a stable environment, and routine they need that type of structure I really believe that.
I also believe we have the right to bare arms! I think we should have the right to own guns at any given time someone could come crawling in through a window or bust in door. Mine is available yet out of site from every one, I want to Protect my family, my child, my husband or him us. This I feel strongly about. My husband is also on his way to becoming a Police Officer so we will have the right to have them. I do think extensive background checks before purchase is allowed or license to carry is given. That is just the way it has to be, I do understand that it dont always change the fact that someone can purchase weapon to commit a crime, having never committed one before. Its a Risk but what isnt?
I'm 100% for Gay Equality! They deserve every thing Heterosexual Americans are eligible including marriage and adoption. I feel that if a parent loves their child unconditionally like they claimed to at birth then they should accept their childrens decisions as adults or teens. Never make a person feel less than they are because of your own ignorant opinion! Why would you want to hurt someone you love by saying I love you, but I dont accept you. Thats wrong! I believe in gay day at disney!! or any where for that matter!! I feel that every one should be happy, no matter if that means being with a man, woman, black, white, purple, yellow or green person! Life is Love and Love is Life, lets be more open and loving to others. Remember for those of you who preach religion for reasons of not being gay, God says Judge not and love thy neighbor! Not Judge them because of their sexual orientation! Freedom of Choice no matter what it is!!
I think the FDA & the Government should be putting a stop to foods like aspartame and other bad things on the market. I think imports from over seas for concentrates of juice and/or other food, produce and merchandise! We have purchased to many things from one country in particular and have had high levels of lead or arsenic. This is DISGUSTING!!! Why does our government allow oversea purchasing. Why cant we just keep us here in the USA going, lets start producing our own stuff and stop buying overseas!! Stop Walmart and other stores from using overseas for products at their stores! I'm appalled and disgusted by the lack of trying to put back in to our country. We give and give to other countries and here we sit broke and being poisoned! It's not right and something needs done.
I think our borders should be closed and illegals given the boot! Some may not like my opinion but its just that, MINE! I cant understand why anyone who was born and raised in USA, would ever consider wanting to allow all the illegals to be legal. Why, we can barely get by as a country as it is now. Why should 50,000 illegals be given jobs via a visa lottery each year! These are jobs that we American Citizens Need!!! Put our names in the lottery and choose Americans to be given a job! Why should they be treated better than us, or why should they receive our benefits, like schooling? Why should they be allowed to use our hospitals, you know if they are illegal they arent paying the bill! That raises costs for us American Citizens! Why should they be given a sentence here if they are a criminal, just deport them so we dont have to pay for them. If they return again then file something against that persons government to keep there criminal in their Country!! I hear stories every day about illegals breaking laws driving causing accidents almost killing people, to murdering someone and I'm sick of it! GET THEM THE HELL OUT OF HERE!!!
I STAND BY ALABAMA'S STRICK IMMIGRATION LAW!
If you ask me all of these issues all fall back on the Federal Government Fix these issues, not by raising taxes or increasing something else. Fix it right raise minimum wage, enforce rent control all over United States , and stop the increase of gas prices that is a big downfall for people who hardly make any money. Stop oversea purchasing/trading keep our money in the USA. Stop putting posions in our foods and then allowing us to eat it unknown to us. Its not right we feed our children these things and we wonder why so many kids have learning disabilities and other problems. Aspartame from my understanding can actually eat holes in the lining around a childs brain if used moderately. I'm not 100% sure if its true or not but its OUTRAGEOUS!! Lets make things right America!!! You dont have to hate or discriminate against people who are gay, they dont effect you or want to hurt your or violate you in anyway. Unlike some heterosexual people who have bashed or beaten gay people! Its not right We should love and accept others. Dont teach hate its what ruins everything!!
||Nov 22, 2006
||Support a Cause
|Group Host of
Being Gay Is Not A Sin, Mom's Against OMM, Ron Paul 2012/ Campaign for Liberty
Oct 22, 1973
||I'm a married, mom of 1, a daughter and a sister, a grand daughter, and a niece as well as a cousin. I love my family even though some of them are out of touch. I believe in the constitution! I love my country! its the government that I'm afraid of!
||Introduce yourself to shannon
Still Love Chocolate Though!,
All kind of food,
TRYING TO BE HEALTHY - FAILING MISERABLY,
should eat better,
meat and potatoes
|Wild Fact About Me
||I'm loud and obnoxious, I can be compared to Roseanne Barr! She's my Idol :)~
||You live only once, make sure you feel every moment you live, even if its happy or sad. Its all apart of this life we live. Also Education is an every day thing, part of every day life.
|What Gives Me Hope
||My sweet son, I look at his face and I know what I need to do or have done.
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||Well if I were President, I would make our government a bit smaller. I would cut out in the yearly payments to out of office employees.
They can go get a job just like us people down here. You are off your high horse now just deal with it!
I'm not happy with our current so called "President"!
I don't care much for any of the people gonna run either!
|What/who changed my life and why
|What Bugs Me
Illegals who don't speak ENGLISH!!!!,
Illegals being made Legal,
men reading the paper while driving,
women applying makeup while driving,
unnecessarily cutting people off,
Those who hurt others weaker than them,
making a difference,
Energy Healing And Love,
broadening my horizons,
Kindness in the face of hate,
Well lived lives,
the sound of the ocean,
the beauty of nature,
sounds of the night,
People who refuse to give up,
listening to gentle rain,
Kindness in any form,
|What Scares Me
War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference,
Shootings in Our Schools,
my son being hurt,
Losing the ones I love,
Is how cruel the people of the world are,
Ignorance and evil,
children are the most powerful teachers
||If you feel Froggy, Leap!!!
Anything by Stephen King or Dean Koontz
Wizard of Oz,
The Green Mile,
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN,
Lord of the Rings,
Fried Green Tomatoes,
" The March of the Penquins "
Will and Grace,
That 70's Show,
Law and Order,
Law and Order SVU,
Everybody Loves Raymond,
real baked goods,
|Can't Live Without
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