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Melissa Buchanan

"A More Compassionate Earth"

West Hollywood, CA, USA
female, age 45
committed relationship
Speaks: english, spanish, japanese, french
Joined Jan 12, 2007
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Joined Jan 12, 2007 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
Here for Support a Cause 
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Groups Care for Chinese Animals, Care2 Get The Word Out?, Cat Lovers, DNC - Democratic National Committee, Equal Rights for Women, Fighting Against Animal Cruelty!, Get Out The Progressive Vote!, Meditation Station, Saving Big Cats, The Buddhist Path, Truth, Politics, and Life, World Wide - Legal Action 4 Animal Rights
Hometown Oswego, NY 
Birthday June 28, 1973  
Languages english, spanish, japanese, french  
About Me An activist for those who cannot speak for themselves.
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Pets Bird - Exotic, cats- many  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions buddhist  
Eating Habits Vegan all the Way  
Wild Fact About Me Once was almost arrested freeing animals from my alma mater.
My Philosophy we should be more compassionate to the earth and all of it's creatures.
What Gives Me Hope Barack Obama, meditation,
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Take away ridiculous bonuses to the people that DON"T need them and give them to those who do.
What/who changed my life and why The teachings of Buddha. Life is not what we think it to be.
What Bugs Me Child molesters that use the internet, Parents that abuse their children, People who ignore the homeless, Destruction of morality, men who abuse/beat women, Hypocrites and Liars, CARNIVORES WHO SAY THEY LOVE ANIMALS, animal experimenters  
Passions Gay rights, Preservation of historic buildings, Environmental Concerns, women's rights, Liberal Politics, vegan cooking and eating, Animal Activism  
Inspirations A better world for all  
What Scares Me wanton killing of animals, Environmental destruction, HIV and AIDS, Teen pregnancy, Erosion of women's rights, The erosion of our Constitution, The passing of Prop 8 In California, Ignorance, Rush Limbaugh, Right wing zealots  
Role Models Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Ghandi, Barack Obama, Dalai Lama  
Interests playing the saxophone, CATS!!!, pets, meditation, Medicine / Health Care, ecology, fitness, Preservation of historical landmarks, hiking/walking, Spirituality/Philosophy, African Greys!, humor, Gardening/Farming, Antiques/collectibles  
Books Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, 1984 by George Orwell, Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, Animal Farm by George Orwell  
Music jazz, 1980's music, 1950's lounge  
Movies Jack Benny "The Horn Blows at Midnight", Bob Hope, silent comedies (Buster Keaton, 1960's British, 1950's Technicolor  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods Anything vegan  
Favorite Places  
Can't Live Without my fiance, my birds, Tofutti cream cheese Triscuits, My I Mac, cats  
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    Jul 23, 2010 9:39 AM

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    Jun 23, 2010 2:04 PM

    Barbara K. (62)

    We have the power to make this world a wonderful place.

    Jun 23, 2010 2:01 PM

    Barbara K. (62)

    Welcome, my friendl

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    Apr 12, 2009 6:14 PM

    Oswaldo Z. (130)
    It's that fundamental belief - I am my brother's keeper, I am my sister's keeper - that makes this country work. It's what allows us to pursue our individual dreams, yet still come together as a single American family. "E pluribus unum." Out of many, one.

    Apr 12, 2009 6:12 PM

    Oswaldo Z. (130)
    A belief that we are connected as one people. If there's a child on the south side of Chicago who can't read, that matters to me, even if it's not my child. If there's a senior citizen somewhere who can't pay for her prescription and has to choose between medicine and the rent, that makes my life poorer, even if it's not my grandmother. If there's an Arab American family being rounded up without benefit of an attorney or due process, that threatens my civil liberties.
    Apr 12, 2009 6:10 PM

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