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by Daisy
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is Willard Mitt Romney rhetorically stuck in the 1950's?
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: Is Willard Mitt Romney rhetorically stuck in the 1950's?

Thank you for posting this very interesting article. It's so easy to explain why Romney reeks with insincerity in almost everything he says. The more he's exposed to the scrutiny of his words. the more he reveals himself as a chameleon. The debates with Obama should be theater at its highest level....
by Daisy
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Terrible Batman Movie Tragedy
Replies: 30
Views: 1546

Re: The Terrible Batman Movie Tragedy

This horrific story speaks once again about the American gun culture and the obsession most people in this country have for firearms. The ease that this nutcase had in legally obtaining automatic weapons and the ammunition sufficient to slaughter scores of innocents should, but course won't undersc...
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

...I don't understand what the word POTUS means here...
It stands for President Of The United States.
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

Isn't it funny how Sarah Palin burns so much brighter than all those brainy critics who constantly remind us what a dim light she is??!! That's the way it ALWAYS is, haven't you noticed? They can't imagine any conservative being intelligent - you know, like such brainy Liberals as Gore or Biden... ...
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

...all those things that Liberal feminists say are the signs of a liberated woman like...?[/quote] Oh well, things I can remember feminists advocating - like being able to run a household, hold down positions of responsibility, get out in the outdoors and do the same activities men can do, stuff li...
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

I don't see anybody pouncing on Daisy, just Sarah Palin, who seems to be running for POTUS, at least at this point. What many of us here believe (and I think around the country, at least according to the polls) is that she is completely unqualified to be President. Granted that the intellectually m...
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

And to reply to the conservative women solidarity statement above, Palin has positioned herself to be the symbolic leader of the Tea Party. Everybody admits that much. Is this person (no gender reference) intelligent? No. Does this person (no gender reference) offer realistic solutions (other than ...
by Daisy
Sat Nov 20, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

jbuck919 wrote:
Daisy wrote:I remain amazed at how Democrats and other Liberal Lefties really hate this lady. They have real grounds for it....
Indeed we do. :wink:

Amere typo. Obviously I meant "NO real grounds..." No forgiveness for conservative typos, natch!
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Charlie Rangel--in case you forgot what chutzpah is
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Charlie Rangel--in case you forgot what chutzpah is

Well, Ole Charlie is typical of these cartoon-like politicians who are able to hang on to their seats forever and get away with pretty much anything, and believe that they are almost untouchable. We have a lot of those.
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 'Black hole in the making' found
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: 'Black hole in the making' found

Of course you all realize that this light show occurred so many billions of years ago that it is amazing we get to see it at all.
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is Humanitarian Aid Bad for Africa?
Replies: 10
Views: 517

Re: Is Humanitarian Aid Bad for Africa?

They say that the Road to Hell is paved with good intentions, and this is been the legacy of aid to impoverished third-world countries, whichever continent we are on. I could give a chilling list of the unintended consequences of this kind of welfare. Yes, it is right to send humanitarian aid in the...
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.
Replies: 1234
Views: 237004

Re: What are you listening to? Jazz, World, New Age, Rock, etc.

Fergus: Dream a Little Dream of Me: The Music of Mama Cass Elliot is a (24 track) overview of Cass Elliott’s career. The selections predominantly cover Elliott’s post Mamas and Papas solo career although there are some Ms&Ps tracks as well as a couple of pre Ms&Ps tracks with The Big Three and The ...
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: I Hate Flying!
Replies: 28
Views: 1077

Re: I Hate Flying!

I haven't been in a plane since 1991, and that's fine with me! Every time I've ever gone Up something unpleasant happened - everything from simple airsickness to such violent turbulation that felt as if I was going to end up in the Bermuda Triangle. Going from Amsterdam to Munich, the passengers all...
by Daisy
Tue Nov 16, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sarah Palin
Replies: 98
Views: 3329

Re: Sarah Palin

I remain amazed at how Democrats and other Liberal Lefties really hate this lady. They have real grounds for it, except she annoys them since she's a conservative woman who does and has successfully done, all those things that Liberal feminists say are the signs of a liberated woman. But...oh yeah. ...
by Daisy
Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jesus, the missing years
Replies: 76
Views: 2786

Re: Jesus, the missing years

No great man in history has such huge gaps in his life? On the contrary, huge gaps are the normal state of things for ancient biography, even for very important figures. What you say is true. There are kings and princes from ancient times with very little documentation of their lives. Compared to m...
by Daisy
Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: "Constanze Mozart's Beloved"
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: "Constanze Mozart's Beloved"

I can vouch for Agnes' book! It is incredibly well-researched and a fascinating read. She completely disposes of the old stereotype of Mozart's wife as a flighty, silly woman, and makes us realize Constanze was a real-life person who not only supported her famous hubby during his life, but served a...
by Daisy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When my dog is homesick...
Replies: 13
Views: 646

Re: When my dog is homesick...

One of my dogs is terrified of thunder and lightning, but the other one - the little one - looks at him as if she thinks he's crazy. The little one no doubt knows that thunder is just two clouds clapping their hands. Delilah is a funny little girl-dog. I have a picture of her if you are interested:...
by Daisy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: China to Build State-Run Search Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: China to Build State-Run Search Engine

That's the only way a totalitarian country can control the flow of information. I am reminded of Kaiser Wilhelm II, before and during WWI. He didn't like hearing bad news, and he didn't even know that many people were blaming him for the acceleration of the war, or even for starting it (which he did...
by Daisy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dr Laura and the 'N' Word
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Dr Laura and the 'N' Word

I just got caught up to this story. When I last visited the States I spoke about whiling away the highway hours listening to this woman in a sort of appalled wonder at her arrogance and rudeness towards callers --not to mention her rigidly moralistic view of human behaviour. Even her 'apology' soun...
by Daisy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?
Replies: 254
Views: 5662

Re: Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?

Well said Agnes! And no John F, it is not just a community issue! Is NYC just another city in America? Not really. And I guess most NYC residents would be the first to say that their city is oh so cosmopolitan. It's a world financial center. I hear it has a rather important garment district. Also h...
by Daisy
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: IMF: The United States is Bankrupt
Replies: 56
Views: 2493

Re: IMF: The United States is Bankrupt

I recently read where the NEA is considering eliminating "nich" subjects in our schools - such subjects as economics, civics, and history. The NEA does not determine curriculum content. Economics, civics, and history are all part of what in the US is called social studies, which is universally cons...
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When my dog is homesick...
Replies: 13
Views: 646

Re: When my dog is homesick...

One of my dogs is terrified of thunder and lightning, but the other one - the little one - looks at him as if she thinks he's crazy.
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Why some black holes eat more
Replies: 6
Views: 480

Re: Why some black holes eat more

ch1525 wrote:"Black holes" is racist! Ask the NAACP! Hallmark had to learn the hard way. :lol:
I sure hope you are joking... :?
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: IMF: The United States is Bankrupt
Replies: 56
Views: 2493

Re: IMF: The United States is Bankrupt

I recently read where the NEA is considering eliminating "nich" subjects in our schools - such subjects as economics, civics, and history. Mere revision isn't good enough. I say that many of these people, including Obama, are a bunch of Communists. And in case no one has read the Communist Manefesto...
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Steven Slater --- Your Opinion
Replies: 11
Views: 645

Re: Steven Slater --- Your Opinion

Cosima___J wrote:Hey Teresa and Daisy. Good to see you posting at the Pub. Stick around and join us more often!

Will whenever I can. :)
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Do you like beets?
Replies: 18
Views: 697

Re: Do you like beets?

HATE beets! :cry: One of the very few foods out there that I just can't eat!
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?
Replies: 254
Views: 5662

Re: Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?

One aspect which hasn't been addressed in the debate is the power of symbolism and its role in Muslim triumphalist thinking. Americans will interpret the building of the mosque as evidence (which it is) of the tolerance and openness of US society. Muslems the world over may well interpret construct...
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Everyone please read: REGARDING ATTACHMENTS!
Replies: 17
Views: 144182

Re: Everyone please read: REGARDING ATTACHMENTS!

ll the pictures I've posted come from my Photobucket account, so they shouldn't effect this site's bandwidth. 8^)
by Daisy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Steven Slater --- Your Opinion
Replies: 11
Views: 645

Re: Steven Slater --- Your Opinion

I hate flying anyway. Haven't flown since 1991, and only did so then because there was no other way to get to where I was going. The whole airline industry has gone mad. The aqngry passenger was wrong, Slater was wrong, and this is just one more mountain being made out of one more obnoxious molehill.
by Daisy
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cesare Siepi
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: Cesare Siepi

Awwwwwww....I am so sorry to hear that! He was a great Mozart interpretor, and the first Figaro I ever heard.
by Daisy
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Is it HOT or what?!
Replies: 22
Views: 1040

Re: Is it HOT or what?!

Thank you CMGers on the East Coast for taking our normal Houston heat away for a week or two. Now you know what we feel for most of the summer. Today was 92 but the rest of the week will be 88, give or take a degree or two. We might have some thunder showers and will have cloud cover, but that's go...
by Daisy
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Something out of 007.
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Something out of 007.

There is just something so profoundly baffling, bizarre, and ... silly... about this whole business. Does the movie star Will Farrell and Milla Jovovich? Can't wait to see it when it comes out. :D
by Daisy
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NASA's New Objective for the Space Program
Replies: 18
Views: 697

Re: NASA's New Objective for the Space Program

Love the new NASA logo! :lol:
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: I Am Very Sad
Replies: 28
Views: 972

Re: I Am Very Sad

I'm so sorry, Ralph, I know how it is to lose loved ones. My own husband had a mild stroke last week, and it was a traumatic experience, though he has been recovering nicely. I'll keep you in my prayers.
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Elton John: Jesus was gay
Replies: 17
Views: 699

Re: Elton John: Jesus was a gay

Jesus was a Gay Black Hippie Jew (by Fergus Ray-Murray) Jesus was a Jew till the day he died And his followers too for many years beside Till going to Damascus Saint Paul decides That the gentiles ought to come along for the ride. Jesus was a gay black hippie Jew, And if you hate that then I guess ...
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Welfare State Model is Unsustainable
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: The Welfare State Model is Unsustainable

Welcome to the USSA!
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Why Are Liberals So Condescending?
Replies: 72
Views: 3442

Re: Why Are Liberals So Condescending?

Krauthammer is a little off when he says Conservatives think Liberals are stupid while Liberals think Conservatives are evil. In my experience, it strikes me that Conservatives think Liberals in general are holier-than-thou, believe that people are stupid, ignorant, self-centered & destructive, and ...
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: THE EARTH HAD SHIFTED ON ITS AXIS.
Replies: 25
Views: 1852

Re: THE EARTH HAD SHIFTED ON ITS AXIS.

Cool! Sounds like fun! :mrgreen:
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: World Atheism Conference Starts in Melbourne
Replies: 51
Views: 1495

Re: World Atheism Conference Starts in Melbourne

And these #ssh#l#s accuse other people of annoying them with prosthelityzing! Hypocrits!
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pet Strollers for Dogs...now I have seen everything...
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: Pet Strollers for Dogs...now I have seen everything...

Actually, there are disabled dogs who can only get out this way for a walk. There are also wheelchairs for crippled dogs that work wonders. Nevertheless, as you say, most people who buy the strollers are just playing dolly with their unfortunate dogs.
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Lox not kosher?
Replies: 48
Views: 2658

Re: Lox not kosher?

Screw that! I'm not giving up MY lox & bagels!
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jewish Art
Replies: 22
Views: 10311

Re: Jewish Art

I think all of the paintings are charming and enjoyable, though I'd like to have seen some of the Chagall paintings posted here. My favorites are the ones with the Klezmer bands (I love Klezmer) and the two kids in their Purim costumes. There is an awful lot of lovely Jewish art out there, some of m...
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ridiculous Euphemisms
Replies: 67
Views: 2231

Re: Ridiculous Euphemisms

What I sure hate are the racial euphemisms. Black people, for instance have been called all kinds of things in an effort to be polite and politically correct, and no one likes any of them. And this leads me to the very annoying hyphenated descriptions like African-American, Asian-American, Native-Am...
by Daisy
Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What a Pathetic President
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Re: What a Pathetic President

Never thought I'd agree about Jimmy Carter looking good, but Obama makes him look like Lincoln. Obama wants this to be somewhere between a third-world country and a Socialist Worker's Paradise. Welcome to the USSA.
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder
Replies: 163
Views: 23308

Re: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder

RebLem wrote:Q. Why did the Siamese twins move from Chicago to London?
A. So the other one could drive.

That's hilarious.
Try this one...

Q. What happened to Helen Keller when she fell into a well?
A. She broke three fingers screaming for help.
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rank these activities in order of how good you are at them
Replies: 10
Views: 541

Re: Rank these activities in order of how good you are at them

- Making an origami dragon - Communicating with people who don't speak a common language - Talking your way out of a speeding ticket - Glass blowing - Impressing your date's parents when you meet them for the first time - Mini-golf/Putt-Putt - Creating a floral arrangement for a wedding Well...have...
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: [Retitled] BROWN WINS!! Upset in Massachusetts!
Replies: 80
Views: 2233

Re: [Retitled] BROWN WINS!! Upset in Massachusetts!

Chalkperson wrote:I don't follow these things, but, are you seriously telling me that Ted Kennedy died and was replaced by a Republican...
Yo Mama!
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Did "Pact with the Devil" doom Haiti?
Replies: 66
Views: 1831

Re: Did "Pact with the Devil" doom Haiti?

Re-posting this as a response to Daisy who may otherwise miss it. Have you heard of the "zombification" of condemned prisoners on Haiti? No? Well, they sentence a man to death, bury him alive for a day, then dig him up and he's now a "zombie", and is left to spend the rest of his days in slave labo...
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Did "Pact with the Devil" doom Haiti?
Replies: 66
Views: 1831

Re: Did "Pact with the Devil" doom Haiti?

The fact remains that voodoo, as practiced in Haiti and in even in some parts of America, is a cult within the Catholic Church ("cult" in the original meaning of the word. To be exact, Daisy, many Catholics in Latin America practice other religions (voodoo or whatever you want to call it, or variou...
by Daisy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: [Retitled] BROWN WINS!! Upset in Massachusetts!
Replies: 80
Views: 2233

Re: Upset in Massachusetts?

JackC wrote:It almost inconceivable that a Republican could win this election.

Hey, Jack...!
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Guess who'se gonna win?

I apologize for gloating. That wasn 't very nice of me.