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Stop by with you cup of coffee, shoot the breeze, take a break and just unwind. Have a good joke to share? Something interesting that has captured your thoughts? Just your friendly neighborhood cafe, come hangout with us. (Teetotalers welcome too)

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How do mothers (usually) bring up boys to respect women as equals? Or not do so?

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Andy Stout Jun 30. 12 Replies

Who can get through a day of the 2016 presidential campaign and not think of this?Here's part of how my mom did it in the late 1930s and the 1940s. I didn't know what she had in mind when she raised us as if there was no such thing as boys' work or…Continue

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The Big Picture: How We Got Into This Mess, And How We Get Out of It (Robert Reich)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Stephen Brodie Jan 24. 14 Replies

Lately it occurs to me What a long, strange trip it's been. -- The Grateful Dead, "Truckin'" And that "long, strange trip" has gotten positively rocky, particularly in the last 40 years, under the influence of Reagan, both Bushes, and of course,…Continue

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Thanksgiving Day Plans

Started by Jean Marie. Last reply by Joan Denoo Dec 8, 2020. 45 Replies

What is everyone doing for Thanksgiving this year, or, as the Native Americans call it, "Immigration Day". Are you hosting or guesting?Are you looking forward to it,or dreading it? Who will be there, what recipe will you be cooking?Continue

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SUMMER SOLSTICE 2011 = TIME FOR PANCAKES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Started by Jean Marie. Last reply by Mrs.B Nov 2, 2019. 86 Replies

ANOTHER OF the THREE,RELIGION-FREE, ~WORLD WIDE~ ***HOLIDAYS*** IS COMING AROUND!!! THE SUMMER SOLCTICE!!!!!!!!!JUNE 21STTHE LONGEST DAY OF…Continue

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FINAL DAY TO DECIDE--what is going to be End of Times cocktail? vote now!

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HILARIOUS THREAD going, started by Sydni (who is Queen of Most Awesome Thread and Groups, imo)here====>…Continue

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A riddle: What is IT?

Started by Adriana. Last reply by Joey Daniel Smith Dec 26, 2018. 48 Replies

Astronomers do IT all night. Chemists do IT by bonding. Newton did IT with force. Eighteenth century physicists did IT with rigid bodies. Maxwell did IT with magnetism. Volta did IT with a jolt. Watt did IT with power. Joule did IT with…Continue

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Comment was by Stephen Brodie on July 4, 2022 at 5:50am

I'm always suspicious when the authorities say it's a lone wolf attack, but on this occasion, it does seem that it is. 

Comment was by Mrs.B on July 4, 2022 at 1:07am

Yes, Ian, all over our news tonight.....NOT GOOD!!!!

Comment was by Ian Mason on July 4, 2022 at 12:10am

It's come to Denmark. The 'lone wolf' shooter. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-62030919

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on July 3, 2022 at 11:47pm

Was Bodger aware of the many accusations made against Tory MP Chris Pincher when he promoted him to the post of deputy chief whip?  

"Mr Pincher was suspended as a Conservative Party MP earlier this week over allegations he had groped two men.

He now faces six new claims of inappropriate behaviour stretching back several years, which he has denied. 

Meanwhile, No 10 has not denied a claim by Mr Johnson's former chief aide, Dominic Cummings, that the PM referred to the former deputy chief whip as "Pincher by name, pincher by nature" before appointing him."

Chris Pincher suspension: Boris Johnson unaware of specific claims ...

Comment was by Ian Mason on July 3, 2022 at 1:56pm
'Why is it we honour the Great Thieves of Whitehall, for Acts that in Whitechapel would merit hanging? Why admire the one sort of Thief and despise the other? I suggest, 'tis because of the Scale of the Crime'
Thomas Pynchon, 'Mason & Dixon'
Comment was by Chris B on July 2, 2022 at 6:15am

All labels start as abuse and become a treasured icon.

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on July 2, 2022 at 5:58am

Those of us on the left who believe in equality and fairness should take ownership of the term woke. This Bodger government and its backers in the rightwing press are orchestrating a scurrilous campaign against wokeness in the Labour Party 

Comment was by Ian Mason on July 2, 2022 at 4:48am

Great proverb, Patricia.

Comment was by Ian Mason on July 2, 2022 at 4:48am

O'Brien is so down to earth when he has a go at hysterical media whipping up problems where there aren't any.

Comment was by Mrs.B on July 2, 2022 at 3:30am

And I respect neither.

 

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