CONSEQUENCES : Yesterday and Today

Originally posted on Donning The Yellow Star:

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CONSEQUENCES : Yesterday and Today

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.”
Source: attributed to an article published in the Czech Republic, Prager…

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Exploring the City

Originally posted on Two Cavaliers in Lyon:

After attempting to get used to our new time zone, Mitchell and I (Kate) set out this morning at around 10:30 for what we hoped would be a very productive day. Mitchell stopped at a boulangerie right across from our hotel for breakfast. His croissant was only 85 centimes(!), and after a bit of confusion as to what price the French woman was actually saying, Mitchell declared it the best thing he’d ever eaten.

We then crossed the Rhône and made our way to the Lyon information center at Place Bellecour. After picking up some useful literature, we attempted to go to McDonald’s to take advantage of their free (and allegedly very good) wifi. It seems that it is the place to be for lunch, however, and after being accosted by a kid asking for money, we continued toward rue de la République.

We quickly found a Starbucks, and a…

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Dame Helen Mirren Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star – What’s Hot and What’s Trending 04 December 2013

Originally posted on What's Hot, What's Trending Now:

Dame Helen Mirren showing nipples under white dress. Hot Older WomanHelen Mirren Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star – the 67-year old actress has received yet another honour, this time a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dame Helen joked that she had finally got one of her wishes as the new award placed her right next to fellow Brit Colin Firth. “I couldn’t be prouder and more happy that I’m actually going to finally lie next to Colin Firth, something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time,” she said.

Both stars have received Oscars for their work portraying members of the Royal Family, Firth for his role in King George VI in the 2010 movie The KIng’s Speech and Mirren for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 movie The Queen.

Helen received her Hollywood star from US playwright David Mamet who has just finished directing her in an HBO film about controversial…

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I’m Just Saying: Let’s Get it Together America, for the Sake of our Children

Originally posted on SuccessfulSingleParent.com:

ID-10055262In the wake of the latest school shootings in Newton, CT something has been really bothering me. Now, I’m aware that this may be a very controversial topic so I didn’t write about it right away. I wanted to take some time to think things over clearly so that I could convey the true message of what I feel is one of great importance, instead of making an emotional rant.

No matter what race, color, creed or ethnicity you are, we have all decided to come to live or to remain in America. In doing so, we have basically accepted that we live in a country that was founded on a belief in a higher power. The statement, ”In God We Trust “, is not just one printed on our money, but it is one that those who founded our country believed in as they made their decisions, and…

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Originally posted on Pasture-ized:

Toyota Prius III

Toyota Prius III (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This morning I noticed a Toyota Prius trying to get up a small hill that is very gradual.  It’s a small car that does wonders with gas mileage . . . normally.

Northeast Ohio, where I live, was hit by a load of snow yesterday (Yes, the day after Christmas. Bummer.).  We used to live in Rochester, NY, where there was an abundance of snow removal equipment. That was because there was quite a bit of snow up there on a regular basis. In fact, our first winter there it was the snowiest city in the United States (except for Alaska).  After the first major snow storm that year I was amazed to see a small snow plow being driven by an employee of our town. It was just the right size for the sidewalk! Pretty cool.

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