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Francis Wiget

"Restore government of the people, by the people, and for the people! End the Obstructive practices of the Reactionary Right of the Republicans"

Phoenix, AZ, USA
male
divorced, 1 child
Independent scholar
Speaks: English, German, Welsh
Joined Jul 17, 2003
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Email, write, call your Senators! We need a single-payer health insurance system! No caving in to the fears and demands of an entrenched and unnecessary business model and industry! No tolerance of obstructionism!  We cannot allow a reactionary minority determine what our government does!  The Know-Nothing Party must not be allowed to block real reform.  And until the Republicans return to the principles of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ike and turn away from reactionary hate-mongers like Rush Limbaugh, they are no better than the Know-Nothings of the 1850s.

 
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Groups !!__Hands OFF, (AGR) A Green Road, ADD/ADHD Angels, ANONYMOUS R US, Acoustic Coffee House, All Animals Great And Small, All types of haiku, Amazing Sci-Fi Horror and Fantasy, Amnesty International, Animal Fanatics, Arizona Animal Advocates, Better Schools Network, Black Cat Teddy & Friends, Book Corner more »
Hometown Valparaiso, IN 
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Birthday Dec 07  
Languages English, German, Welsh  
About Me Lonely leftist in the Sonoran desert of my soul, cranky Celtic poet and shaman and father of one beautiful little boy.
--Hair color does not include "not applicable"!--
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Pets Cat  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Unitarian-Universalism  
Eating Habits Junk Food Junkie  
Wild Fact About Me Born immune to smallpox and with only two wisdom teeth; picked up a zipper-arm scar from soccer.
My Philosophy Be impeccable w/ my word; take nothing personally; always do my best; assume nothing.
What Gives Me Hope The love of my little boy.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by end government of the multinational corporations, by the corporations and for the corporations--and put people back in control.
What/who changed my life and why the fourth grade teacher who lent me his copies of _The Hobbit_ and _The Lord of the Rings_
What Bugs Me Torture, Executive Privilege as cover-up, National Security to cover up crimes, FDA working for drug companies, MSHA working for mine-owners, EPA working for big oil, Jingoism, (Right wing) Activist judges, USA PATRIOT Act, Illegal wiretaps, Extraordinary rendition  
Passions History, Britain, Cymru! (Wales), other cultures, learning, spirituality, nature, mythology, Writing, My son, Reading, Cats, Shibari  
Inspirations Cats playing, Stephen Jay Gould, John Adams, some of my teachers, the beauty of nature, peacemakers, ocean, my son, music, goddesses, Frederick Douglass, JRR Tolkien  
What Scares Me Pseudo-science for cigs, Reactionaries (aka Neo-Cons), religious fanatics, Religious Extremism, the Know-Nothings, Ignorance and evil, hate, global warming, Disrespect for others, cruel people, abusers, Intolerance, Jingoism, Anything happening to my son  
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Role Models Frederick Douglass, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Nite Owl II, Neil Gaiman, Neal Stephenson, Steven Brust, Roger Zelazny, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  
Quotation "Violence is the last resort of the incompetent [I Asimov] and the first of the morally bankrupt." J Ostrander
Interests History, mysteries, Unitarian Universalism, paganism, poetry, F&SF, writing, Lord Nelson's navy, comics, cartoons, astronomy, Old Time Radio (Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, the Goon Show)  
Books  
Music Classical (Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Satie, Bernstein, Copland, etc.), punk (the Clash!, Killing Joke, Sex Pistols, Public Image Limited), jazz (Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington), swing (Glen Miller, Brian Setzer), sur  
Movies Lord of the Rings, Alien, Aliens, MASH, Charade, The Maltese Falcon, The Trouble with Harry, The Cure (Chaplin), Easy Street, the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Sleepy Hollow, Blade, Master and Commander: The Far Side of th, STII:Wrath of Khan  
TV Shows Whose Line Is It Anyway (UK), The Avengers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Babylon 5, Blake's 7, Dr. Who, Batman: The Animated Series, Deep Fried. . .Live (web toon)  
Favorite Foods Tandoori, tikka, rogan josh, dopiaza, other curries, pizza  
Favorite Places London, UK, Little Deer Isle, ME, IN Dunes State Park, Columbus, OH Metro Parks  
Can't Live Without Books, my son, computers, _my_ books, writing and sketching tools  
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