"To use my newfound voice (thanks to care2!) in a truly constructive and altruistic way. You can never do enough, but you can always do something!"
Seattle, WA, USA
female, age 61
Speaks: Engish only, alas!
Joined Mar 9, 2011
Playing For Change Foundation,
World Vision/Childrens Causes,
Sierra Club/ Environment,
The Innocence Project,
Wounded Warrior Project,
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Dear Red States:
If you manage to steal this election too we've decided we're leaving. We intend to form our own country, and we're taking the other Blue States with us. In case you aren't aware, that includes California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and all the Northeast. We believe this split will be beneficial to the nation, and especially to the people of the new country of New California.
To sum up briefly: You get Texas, Oklahoma and all the slave states. We get stem cell research and the best beaches. We get the Statue of Liberty. You get Dollywood.
We get Intel and Microsoft. You get WorldCom.
We get Harvard. You get Ole' Miss.
We get 85% of America's venture capital and entrepreneurs. You get Alabama.
We get two-thirds of the tax revenue, you get to make the red states pay their fair share.
Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22% lower than the Christian Coalition's, we get a bunch of happy families. You get a bunch of single moms.
Please be aware that New California will be pro-choice and anti-war, and we're going to want all our citizens back from Iraq at once. If you need people to fight, ask your evangelicals. They have kids they're apparently willing to send to their deaths for no purpose, and they don't care if you don't show pictures of their children's caskets coming home. We do wish you success in Iraq , and hope that the WMDs turn up, but we're not willing to spend our resources in Bush's Quagmire.
With the Blue States in hand, we will have firm control of 80% of the country's fresh water, more than 90% of the pineapple and lettuce, 92% of the nation's fresh fruit, 95% of America's quality wines, 90% of all cheese, 90% of the high tech industry, 95% of the corn and soybeans (thanks Iowa!), most of the U.S. low-sulfur coal, all living redwoods, sequoias and condors, all the Ivy and Seven Sister schools plus Stanford, Cal Tech and MIT.
With the Red States, on the other hand, you will have to cope with 88% of all obese Americans (and their projected health care costs), 92% of all U.S. mosquitoes, nearly 100% of the tornadoes, 90% of the hurricanes, 99% of all Southern Baptists, virtually 100% of all televangelists, Rush Limbaugh, Bob Jones University, Clemson and the University of Georgia.
We get Hollywood and Yosemite, thank you.
Additionally, 38% of those in the Red states believe Jonah was actually swallowed by a whale, 62% believe life is sacred unless we're discussing the war, the death penalty or gun laws, 44% say that evolution is only a theory, 53% that Saddam was involved in 9/11 and 61% of you crazy bastards believe you are people with higher morals then we lefties.
Finally, we're taking the good pot, too. You can have that dirt weed they grow in Mexico
||Mar 9, 2011
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March 30, 1953
||Trying to make up for lost/wasted time
||Introduce yourself to ellen
2 Foster Dogs..Always,
2 that rescued me,
Simon- Genius Border X,
Bella-Catatonic Catahoula Hound
|Wild Fact About Me
||The Desiderata says it all!
|What Gives Me Hope
||The care2 community.
Women..From the mothers in Belfast to the mothers in Liberia, their strength and courage amazes and encourages me that no mountain is to high to summit!
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||Resign, then move...I couldn't live around that many idiots!
|What/who changed my life and why
||Becoming a parent!
My parents...I have never seen such love and true friendship as they shared!
My parents passing.
|What Bugs Me
The Playing For Change Band,
because they and their music,
started me on this journey
|What Scares Me
Losing a loved one,
Mans inhumanity to man,
My Parents ~ Together Again,
Pope John Paul II~Forever In My Heart,
Dr. Martin Luther King,
Chief Joseph (Nez Perce),
St. Francis of Assisi,
||"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them"....Albert Einstein
"If in life you trip, make it part of the dance" -unknown
"Blowing out anothers candle does not make yours shine brighter" -unknown
Fostering Rescue Dogs,
Lending a hand...up!
Of Mice and Men,
Johnny Got His Gun,
James Harriots Books,
Mitch Albom Books,
The Salamander Letters,
Don Juan Castanada,
The Last Unicorn,
Running with scissors,
And the band played on
Playing For Change Band,
When The Legend dies,
The five People You Meet In Heaven,
My Left Foot,
Boudica - Warrior Queen,
Darby O'Gill and the Little people,
What Dreams May Come,
Nature on PBS,
In The Life on PBS,
MORE COFFEE!!! (Fair Trade!),
Dark Chocolate w/raspberries,
Cheese Stuffed Jalepenos!
The Olympic Rainforest,
Sierra Nevada Mountains,
|Can't Live Without
My Much Loved Family,
The Love and support,
of my care2 family,
||Introduce yourself to ellen
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