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  • Hospital Denies Involvement In Leak Of Grisly Post-Mortem Photo Of Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect

    04/20/2013 4:36:34 PM PDT · 31 of 55
    ravingnutter to Mrs. P

    Schoenfeld said he couldn’t discuss specific treatments in the case except to say what is usually done in such circumstances, including putting a needle in the chest to relieve pressure that can damage blood vessels, and cutting open the chest and using rib-spreaders to let doctors drain blood in the sac around the heart that can put pressure on the heart and keep it from beating.

    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/dead-boston-marathon-suspect-had-head-to-toe-wounds-2013-4#ixzz2R38hvN6X

  • Tribute to a Conservative Activism Pioneer, Doctor Raoul

    04/20/2013 12:32:24 PM PDT · 133 of 135
    ravingnutter to kristinn

    I just logged back in for the first time since Dec 2010 and saw this...so sad to hear of his passing, good man, great patriot.

  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    12/14/2010 6:16:57 AM PST · 22 of 22
    ravingnutter to abigail2
    Well, it is nice to see at least one of my "idols" is still such a good man, I used to love him in "Hercules", he was hot!

    My now ex-husband, who I thought was a faithful conservative, was living a double life and turned out to be a closet liberal. He was still seeing his ex-girlfriend for the entire 16 years we were married (so much for family values) and is now happily sucking the tit of and defrauding the state on unemployment by working under the table. The other, who I always told my hubby would be the only man I would leave him for, Mel Gibson, also lost his family values and apparently his mind. My consolation is that my ex's girlfriend kicked him out too ; )

    I saw the "Santa Suit", got it recorded, it was a good movie. And his advice is spot on, I am taking my time getting back into the dating scene, but I just re-joined the local Tea Party movement. This is the first post I have made on FR since the divorce was final, it's time for me to try to make some positive changes not only in my own life, but for the future of my granchildren and the country.

  • Morton Kondracke is wrong

    11/05/2010 11:53:37 AM PDT · 24 of 53
    ravingnutter to rwfromkansas
    IMHO, she didn't "quit", but stepped aside for the good of the state because the controversy (probes, family issues) surrounding her were affecting her ability to govern, which is admirable. She stated that clearly in a WaPo article.
  • Obama's security dog named 'Khan': Muslims irked

    11/05/2010 11:38:22 AM PDT · 61 of 99
    ravingnutter to SeeSharp
    Turkish word khan meaning "chief", "ruler", or "nobleman".

    Wikipedia states this term is used to describe Muslim rulers though.

    At least they didn't name the dog Muhammad ; )

  • Clooney asks Obama for commitments on Sudan

    10/14/2010 1:50:00 PM PDT · 30 of 41
    ravingnutter to Niuhuru

    I recently told my mother to put a picture of the back side of a mule over my ex-husband’s face on her copy of our family portrait so she wouldn’t have to look at him. My daughter wanted me to put a picture of Clooney over the ex’s face on our copy last week, but I told her they were both jackasses. I put a shirtless picture of Matthew McConaughey over him instead...hot stuff, smart and patriotic from what I have read and a native Texan too ; )

  • Movie star Tony Curtis dead at 85

    09/30/2010 8:09:08 AM PDT · 17 of 44
    ravingnutter to TruthHound

    Great actor, may he rest in peace. I remember him best for his portrayal of Houdini. Loved that movie.

  • Russia to spend $725bn on arms

    09/24/2010 5:49:13 AM PDT · 3 of 3
    ravingnutter to AU72
    I agree, here is another story posted this morning

    Russia, China Hold Massive Military Exercises in Central Asia

  • How many congressmen does it take to screw in a light bulb? (MERCURY may kill your children)

    09/23/2010 12:11:23 PM PDT · 11 of 73
    ravingnutter to American Dream 246
    At what point do the costs outweigh the benefits? How many people does it take throwing CFL bulbs into landfills before the amount of mercury contamination is so harmful that the energy savings aren’t worth it?

    Exactly the point I made to my daughter just last night after I bought new bulbs. I have all ceramic tile floors, so the possible breakage factor goes up. I will continue to use incandescents as long as I can.

  • The American Dream of Home Ownership Has Become a Nightmare

    09/23/2010 11:27:26 AM PDT · 33 of 70
    ravingnutter to HerrBlucher
    One could be very frugal and responsible and still be 100k underwater on their house in these times.

    Case in point, I am going through a nasty divorce and I now have to refinance the house we built 6 years ago. We are ~$23K upside down on it based on the current appraisal, but I don't have much choice as it is on acreage that I owned and paid for before the marriage that is actually increasing in value due to the location and I am determined not to sell that property. Plus the central air went up in smoke the week after he left and I ended up replacing it which cost me a bundle and of course, I am having to eat that cost in the divorce settlement. The only upside is I was able to negotiate to bring the interest rate down and therefore the payments, so that it will fit easily within my budget without his income.

    Fortunately, I was responsible enough to never let our budget exceed my income as I was concerned about things like him losing his job, which he conveniently did. The worst part is after he abandoned me physically and financially the day after I got home from hip replacement surgery (fortunately I also had disability insurance at work), moved in with his girlfriend and is admittedly staying on unemployment so he can claim "poverty" in the divorce, he is now bragging to everyone that he is "giving" me the house...ummm no, I don't think so.

  • Carla and Michelle - Secrets Don't Make Friends (Comic)

    09/16/2010 1:52:20 PM PDT · 10 of 19
    ravingnutter to yefragetuwrabrumuy
    a first edition of the seven-volume biography of Churchill by Sir Martin Gilbert

    Wonder what he did with that...he sent the Churchill bust back to them.

  • 'Hotbeds of Sex': Texas on Top, Maine at Bottom

    09/16/2010 1:08:22 PM PDT · 6 of 68
    ravingnutter to ConservativeStatement

    Save a horse, ride a cowboy ; )

  • New Ad Targets McDonald's (group 'blames the burger giant for heart disease')

    09/14/2010 10:22:15 AM PDT · 25 of 36
    ravingnutter to ConorMacNessa

    I eat an Angus Deluxe for lunch when I am on the high side of my calorie cycling. So far, I’ve lost 28 lbs. They can’t say that isn’t heart healthy ; )

  • Some Republicans Want Platform to Back Embryonic Stem Cell Research (Mike Castle Liberalism Again)

    09/14/2010 10:12:14 AM PDT · 13 of 25
    ravingnutter to mnehring
  • Headless Man Found Near Pipe-Bomb

  • Decapitated body found near Evanston school

    09/14/2010 8:31:05 AM PDT · 59 of 103
    ravingnutter to RadiationRomeo
    My best friend and I made all kinds of explosives, even pipe bombs back in the ‘70s.

    My boyfriend's best friend in high school used to make bombs back in the 70's, we'd blow stuff up in a field. He also had a bad habit of pocketing everyone's lighters, so I teased him about being a "pyro-cleptic" ; )

  • The Five Worst Pizzas In the World

    09/13/2010 2:33:37 PM PDT · 43 of 107
    ravingnutter to Haiku Guy
    Chuck E. Cheese Pizza should be treated as a Crime Against Humanity.

    LOL! I took my grandkids there to play games a couple of weeks ago...after we ate good pizza at Goomba's Pizzeria ; )

  • VIDEO: UPS v. FedEx

    09/09/2010 1:06:48 PM PDT · 5 of 6
    ravingnutter to MichCapCon
    Yet another reason not to use UPS...I use FedEx because UPS sucks and they don't honor their insurance policies, even when items are shipped under a USAF contract. They ripped us off on a $10,000 piece of equipment the driver dropped off of the back of the truck and broke by claiming it "wasn't packaged properly". It was professionally crated with injected foam padding and cross-braces. We turned the claim over to our corporate office over a year ago and they still haven't settled.

    Also, I just received items today that should have been delivered via UPS...even had a tracking number...but UPS turned the packages over to the local post office to deliver when they arrived in town instead of delivering it themselves. How they get by with that, I don't have a clue.

  • Vanity - Remember When We All Flew Our Flags ?

    09/09/2010 12:40:09 PM PDT · 10 of 25
    ravingnutter to llevrok

    On Monday, our line broke on our flagpole when we were raising the flags and of course, there was no place open to buy new line because of the holiday and even if they were open, it was 20 miles away. My daughter said we could wait, I raised hell until it was mended (had a hip replacement recently, couldn’t do it myself). Although I reluctantly took down the Texas flag temporarily to lighten the load on the line, I will always fly my American flag proudly.

  • How Obama Thinks (Best, most thorough article on Obama's pysche I have seen yet)

    09/09/2010 12:07:00 PM PDT · 145 of 271
    ravingnutter to PhilosopherStone1000
    Obama is a narcissist (like Clinton but without the charm) and a complete idiot.

    I totally agree and I'll bet he has a Facebook page...

    Facebook users 'are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem'

  • Facebook users 'are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem'

    09/09/2010 9:01:15 AM PDT · 58 of 65
    ravingnutter to kevkrom
    Per the article:

    This may not be altogether surprising as it is widely thought, however contradictory it may appear, that narcissism is linked to a deep-rooted lack of self-esteem.

    Another article on the subject states:

    A new study concludes that the social network Facebook is popular among narcissists and people with low self-determination.

    But goes on to say:

    Facebook is a perfect environment for narcissists, who can control the number of “friends” that they have to their credit.

    She adds that the website can also facilitate the social life of those with low self-esteem, since it facilitates contact with a lot of people.

    And Facebook friends can restore trust a person who has difficulty accepting her physical appearance, such as writing comments about a picture that this person has published, according to the young researcher.

    So...I guess the two personality issues could be considered mutually exclusive or inclusive, dependent on how one views the research on the subject.
  • Facebook users 'are insecure, narcissistic and have low self-esteem'

    09/09/2010 7:46:18 AM PDT · 23 of 65
    ravingnutter to MissTed
    Describes my soon-to-be ex-husband's girlfriend perfectly, except they forgot "dim-witted". She's got two Facebook pages, I guess that makes her twice as bad
  • She Sees Hired People

    09/09/2010 6:53:53 AM PDT · 3 of 6
    ravingnutter to Kaslin

    Geez...what a slacker I am, 24 years at the same company ; )

  • AOL teaming up with Ellen DeGeneres online

    09/07/2010 6:37:43 AM PDT · 14 of 24
    ravingnutter to markomalley

    Ellen Degenerate? Just another reason to never use AOL.

  • A New Look for the Oval Office

    08/31/2010 9:25:19 AM PDT · 56 of 127
    ravingnutter to KansasGirl
    Two views of what the Oval Office looked like when Obummer moved in Jan 2009:

    It went from tasteful to tacky.

  • Are jobless benefits keeping unemployment high? (Rats create permanent welfare nation)

    08/31/2010 6:01:16 AM PDT · 24 of 29
    ravingnutter to Labyrinthos
    I have known several people over the years (including a sister), who miraculously find jobs about a week before the unemployment benefits run out...And as soon as they are hired, them seem to spend their time looking to get fired so that they can start the pattern all over again.

    My soon to be ex-husband did exactly that. Unemployed for 9 months, left me the day after I got home from hip replacement surgery, moved in with his ex-girlfriend he has admittedly been sneaking around with the entire 16 years we were married, "miraculously" got a job the week his unemployment ran out in June and then managed to get get laid off right after August 1st when he could reapply for unemployment again. He's also been working "under the table" for a friend of his. He says the Judge will look at the fact that I have a good job (24 years) and that he is on unemployment and he won't have to pay for anything in the divorce. Fortunately, my attorney says the Judge will see right through his ruse.

    His girlfriend is on disability for no apparent reason and has been manipulating him royally to be a parasite on society like she is. He had been harping about going on disability for several years due to a heart bypass he had 3 years ago (that I paid for and supported him during recovery), but I told him I personally know of at least 10 men who have had that surgery and have gone on to live full productive lives. I told him to apply for a job at Home Depot in the electrical department. I bought him a computer and tried to teach him how to use it so he could maybe get a job in a parts warehouse or as an estimator, but he refused to learn. I guess he finally got tired of me trying to make him live up to his responsibilities while she was playing to his pity party.

    Although there are honest people out there on unemployment and disability, I am finding more and more that they are in the minority these days.

  • Plotting ex-wife gets 7-14 years in jail

    08/27/2010 12:18:47 PM PDT · 32 of 43
    ravingnutter to kaylar
    Someone just freepmailed me upset about keeping my daughter away from my abusive husband for 5 years, so here is my response to that in case anyone else might have a problem with that:

    I sure did...he tried to kill her before she was even born, he knocked me down a flight of steps because I would not have an abortion. Then he kept trying to kidnap her and kill me. He was finally killed by a police officer. People that jump to conclusions really irk me.

  • Plotting ex-wife gets 7-14 years in jail

    08/27/2010 11:50:24 AM PDT · 24 of 43
    ravingnutter to kaylar
    Yes, and I wonder just how many have been victimized by these “courts” .

    Not my soon-to-be ex-husband...I had witnesses and got him on tape last week threatening me after he had called my cell and house at least 7 times within two hours and had also left a suicide message earlier (I just notified his sister about that one) on my answering machine. I finally filed a police report yesterday, my boss said I needed to file a report for company liability purposes as I have co-workers who are concerned.

    However, I did not press charges, I told everyone he was just mad at me for not picking up the phone, said something stupid and certainly wouldn't have the guts to follow through. He would also have lost his concealed weapon license, which he needs for other personal reasons, I would not go there unless I thought he was really serious.

    And just my two cents from personal experience...the other side of the coin to your argument is that some spouses do follow through on their threats after the authorities fail to take them seriously. I personally have been in an abusive relationship before and had to leave the state and hide for well over 5 years to protect my daughter and myself. Therefore, it is usually not a good idea to "generalize" about such things based on one isolated incident of some psycho woman.

  • Things That Actually Exist: An Inflatable Obama Sex Doll

    08/25/2010 12:30:11 PM PDT · 13 of 60
    ravingnutter to IbJensen
  • Warning To All Facebook Users

    08/25/2010 10:22:46 AM PDT · 47 of 122
    ravingnutter to taxcontrol
    Good for you for letting her know. I have never subscribed to Facebook or anything like that although there is someone else with my exact name that does. I do a search every now and then on my name and address (separately) to see if anything is published and force them to remove any listings.

    However, my soon to be ex-husband's girlfriend has two facebook pages (???)with her photo, all of her family and friend's names, plus she has always had published address/phone numbers...I got her home number off of our cell phone bill and looked it up on Google and got her address...but is claiming she is going to sue me for cyberstalking for doing research on her on the internet, which I did so I could give her info to my attorney in the adultery case. I told her to go ahead and embarass herself, she can't sue me for looking up public information that she puts out on the internet.

  • With all the stuff a guy needs to carry, has the man purse's time arrived?

    08/24/2010 8:26:34 AM PDT · 115 of 152
    ravingnutter to dfwgator

    Awww, come on...if someone laughs at you, you can always hit them with your purse, LOL! {she ducks}

  • Discrimination? Good Looks Can Hurt Female Job Applicants

    08/18/2010 11:35:04 AM PDT · 8 of 21
    ravingnutter to Celerity
    I actually was promoted instead of an older guy 24 years ago because the CEO then was a dirty old man. I despised him and eventually got him fired for cooking the books. But the bias wasn't my fault, I did nothing to encourage it and I have always proven myself capable. I've been on the job 24 years and even my current boss, who I have actually hired twice, will tell you straight out that I run the company.

    That being said, I really don't see that trend today, it is way too dangerous to even consider in this litigious society.

  • How You Give Money to Your Children Can be as Important as How Much

    08/18/2010 10:05:49 AM PDT · 10 of 20
    ravingnutter to Graybeard58
    I sometimes joke that I am worth more dead than alive (life insurance) but also that I am leaving my kids all the money they owe me. I told my Mom to “go paint the town” with my inheritance. However, she did gift my sister and I $10K each when my Dad died 10 years ago from his life insurance. I have a large chunk set aside for my grandkids in my will as well.
  • Metabolic Fitness is the Key to Living a Healthy Lifestyle

    08/18/2010 8:45:16 AM PDT · 23 of 37
    ravingnutter to Pining_4_TX
    Well, I do have to agree with what they say on that website about the basal metabolic rate. Besides being on steroids prior to hip replacement surgery, one of my problems was that although I was exercising 1 hour a day, I was eating too few calories in a futile attempt not to gain the weight. I finally refused the steroids and lived with the pain until surgery, but had to stop working out except for water aerobics, I still didn't lose weight. After the hip surgery, I adjusted my diet to include more calories and have now lost 25 lbs. since the middle of June.

    As for being healthy at any weight, the additional weight is just not good for your joint health, so I tend to disagree with them on that. You may not die sooner, but you will have "higher maintenance" costs. I do have broader shoulders and wider hips than most women, but that is not from fat, it is genetics. I get many compliments on my curvaceous figure.

    However, I do joke that I lost the "big boned" argument when my doctor said my femur was smaller than normal so he had to order a special part ; )

  • Entitlement Nation--Will Obama soon bankrupt us all?

    08/18/2010 6:28:54 AM PDT · 17 of 28
    ravingnutter to Gondring; wampanoag
    I just posted about this issue yesterday on on this thread:
    Believe me, I am really hacked off right now about these parasites. My soon-to-be-ex-husband's girlfriend is living in HUD housing on disability and apparently she has been the one trying to convince him to go on disability for the last few years after he had bypass surgery. He kept bringing that idea up with me and I told him no, that he could even get a job in the Electrical Department at Home Depot if he felt he couldn't handle the physical labor on a jobsite (he can, but won't).

    I just found out he is defrauding the unemployment office too, he had a job for two weeks and is not going to tell them about it. He was cut off at the beginning of June after being unemployed since last October.

    He "miraculously" found a job that same week and then when more benefits became available Aug 1st, he left that job and applied for benefits again. He thinks the Judge in divorce court is going to feel sorry for him because he is on unemployment and he won't have to pay anything.

    Meanwhile, I am stuck with all of his bills and am trying to finance the mortgage in my own name. I just had my hip replaced in June, when he left me and moved in with her the day after I got home. However, I had disability insurance through my job, which I have held for 24 years. He says that I should not drag her butt into court on adultery charges because "she is disabled and living in HUD housing"...freaking boo-hoo, too bad.

    I don't qualify for any assistance nor would I take any, I am even going to have to dip into my 401(k) for the down payment on the house. Arrrrrrggggghhhh! I despise these parasites!

    Disclaimer: Not all Section 8/HUD users are parasites, but there sure are more of them than the honest folks!

    That being said, I really do have to agree with Gondring, his girlfriend easily convinced him he didn't have to work for a living and could live off of the Government teat. Those of us who have careers and are paying the tab are getting really frustrated, but indentured slavery is not the answer.
  • Section 8 Housing

    08/17/2010 9:33:14 AM PDT · 15 of 20
    ravingnutter to Leftism is Mentally Deranged
    Believe me, I am really hacked off right now about these parasites. My soon-to-be-ex-husband's girlfriend is living in HUD housing on disability and apparently she has been the one trying to convince him to go on disability for the last few years after he had bypass surgery. He kept bringing that idea up with me and I told him no, that he could even get a job in the Electrical Department at Home Depot if he felt he couldn't handle the physical labor on a jobsite (he can, but won't).

    I just found out he is defrauding the unemployment office too, he had a job for two weeks and is not going to tell them about it. He was cut off at the beginning of June after being unemployed since last October. He "miraculously" found a job that same week and then when more benefits became available Aug 1st, he left that job and applied for benefits again. He thinks the Judge in divorce court is going to feel sorry for him because he is on unemployment and he won't have to pay anything.

    Meanwhile, I am stuck with all of his bills and am trying to finance the mortgage in my own name. I just had my hip replaced in June, when he left me and moved in with her the day after I got home. However, I had disability insurance through my job, which I have held for 24 years. He says that I should not drag her butt into court on adultery charges because "she is disabled and living in HUD housing"...freaking boo-hoo, too bad.

    I don't qualify for any assistance nor would I take any, I am even going to have to dip into my 401(k) for the down payment on the house. Arrrrrrggggghhhh! I despise these parasites!

    Disclaimer: Not all Section 8/HUD users are parasites, but there sure are more of them than the honest folks!

  • Pentagon warning over China military build-up

    08/17/2010 8:51:09 AM PDT · 25 of 27
    ravingnutter to stuartcr
    Predictions are what they are...China may have delayed their plans so they could have us over a financial barrel like they do right now. Also, Bush was more firm in his commitment to Taiwan, Obama is not. There are new Pentagon reports predicting the same fears and Taiwan just requested that the U.S. sell them weapons as of 9 hours ago, China still has 1300 missiles aimed at Taiwan. Obama is more worried about his golf game.
  • Pentagon warning over China military build-up

    08/17/2010 7:01:19 AM PDT · 19 of 27
    ravingnutter to sushiman
    One minor correction:

    North Korea bombs Japan ; Iran bombs Israel ; and China invades Taiwan . Russia laughs joins in.

    Don't let anyone fool you, Putin is still very much in power and is assisting Iran.

  • Pentagon warning over China military build-up

    08/17/2010 6:48:39 AM PDT · 17 of 27
    ravingnutter to Cringing Negativism Network
    I have been posting this for years:

    April 30, 2001 - Russian military forces intervened in a mock nuclear conflict between China and the United States over Taiwan during strategic exercises that included Russian preparations to use nuclear weapons on U.S. forces in Asia, The Washington Times has learned.

    Russian forces help China in mock conflict

    Feb 2002 - China's military is covertly buying U.S. commercial satellite photographs of Taiwan that U.S. intelligence officials say will be used to target the island with the mainland's growing arsenal of cruise and ballistic missiles. Satellite photographs of most of the island are being purchased by China through a South Korean company, U.S. intelligence officials say.

    Global Security

    Nov 2003 - In a tough statement, the Vice-Minister at Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office Wang Zaixi said Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian's recent pro-separatist activities had crossed Beijing's "red line" and that they "run the risk of triggering a war" with the mainland. "War will break out if the island declares formal independence," state media on Wednesday quoted Wang as saying.

    CNN

    July 26, 2004 - About 18,000 Chinese troops using their country's most advanced weapons systems last week rehearsed coordinated air, sea and ground attacks on Dongshan, an island in the South China Sea that resembles Taiwan in terrain and weather.

    Washington Post

    Feb 7, 2005 - Quietly, with almost no notice taken in the U.S. media, Russia and China have just stepped up their military cooperation to a level not seen in half a century since the end of the Korean War.

    Washington Times

    Mar 8, 2005 — China unveiled a law Tuesday authorizing an attack if Taiwan moves toward formal independence, increasing pressure on the self-ruled island while warning other countries not to interfere.

    ABC News

    June 26, 2005 - China is building its military forces faster than U.S. intelligence and military analysts expected, prompting fears that Beijing will attack Taiwan in the next two years, according to Pentagon officials. U.S. defense and intelligence officials say all the signs point in one troubling direction: Beijing then will be forced to go to war with the United States, which has vowed to defend Taiwan against a Chinese attack.

    Chinese Dragon Awakens

    June 28, 2005 - China's decision to open up massive bomb shelters to the public, ostensibly to provide a respite from summer heat, has U.S. intelligence analysts concerned about a possible strategic deception by Beijing, reports Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. The Chinese specialist agreed with others knowledgeable about nuclear arms that such a maneuver – opening up large fallout shelters to the public on a regular basis would serve two strategic purposes for Beijing: It would familiarize the Chinese people to the shelters, making it easier to evacuate the public in times of potential nuclear attack; It would confuse Western intelligence analysts who monitor movements of the Chinese public by satellite as evidence of the government's intentions; In addition to monitoring missile launches, U.S. national security officials keep an eye on large-scale public movements in countries like China. If, for instance, city residents were seen moving in large numbers into fallout shelters, it would be a sign the government might be preparing for an attack of some kind.

    But if such massive movements became routine – because shelters are opened up in the heat of summer and in the cold of winter to provide shelters from the elements – then such movements would more likely be disregarded as militarily insignificant in the West.

    "Think about it," said one U.S. intelligence source. "If you were planning, at some point in the future, to launch a pre-emptive first strike on some enemy, wouldn't it make sense to do what the Chinese are doing?"

    China activates bomb shelters

    Anyone else hear a drum beat?

    I actually quit keeping track because I know it is inevitable.
  • 'Automatic' IRAs to Fill Retirement Gap

    08/12/2010 10:14:12 AM PDT · 13 of 65
    ravingnutter to Clairity
    The rumors I have been hearing are that they want to seize individual 401(k)s and IRAs and convert them to a Government run pension. See:

    ABC News: Movement to Scrap 401(k)s Gains Traction

    US News: Would Obama, Dems Kill 401(k) Plans?

  • Newt Gingrich's Skeletons: His Past Wives

    08/12/2010 9:48:23 AM PDT · 92 of 107
    ravingnutter to sockmonkey
    That should have been "only have one suggestion" in that last post...I was typing too fast with my newly manicured nails ; )
  • Newt Gingrich's Skeletons: His Past Wives

    08/12/2010 9:45:16 AM PDT · 91 of 107
    ravingnutter to sockmonkey
    Thanks for your concern. He was really upset when I told him he couldn't come home and started moaning about all the money the divorce was going to cost him. I just told him (in a true Texas "Bless your heart" drawl) "I only one suggestion for you darlin'...and it seems to have worked very well for you in the past. Go cry on your girlfriend's shoulder about how miserable I make your life!"

    I am much better off without him. I just got a new bumper sticker that says "Cheaters never prosper, I got his house, his truck and his dogs!", LOL!

  • Windows XP: The future (Microsoft Declares XP Sales Dead)

    08/12/2010 9:31:31 AM PDT · 64 of 153
    ravingnutter to Red Badger
    My work computer still has XP 5.1 on it ; )

    But the whole computer is scheduled for replacement soon.

  • Newt Gingrich's Skeletons: His Past Wives

    08/12/2010 5:42:20 AM PDT · 29 of 107
    ravingnutter to afraidfortherepublic
    Newt proposed to Marianne (she was 28, he 36) in 1980 while his first wife, Jackie, was in the hospital recovering from treatments for uterine cancer. He hadn't yet even asked her for a divorce. Newt met Jackie in high school. She was his geometry teacher. He was sixteen, she was 25. When he left, Jackie was nearly destitute. Jackie, the Esquire story reports, "had to get a court order just to pay her utility bills."

    Wow...sounds familiar. My husband of 16 years left me and moved in with another woman, who he had already discussed marriage with and had been seeing the entire time we were married (his ex-girlfriend), the day after I got home from hip replacement surgery in June. He even called her 3 times while I was in surgery. Now he is begging to come home after she made him move out, but I could never trust a man like that again. That goes for Newt as well. What a scumbag.

  • Single White Females looking for Mr. Moneybags

    08/06/2010 7:21:47 AM PDT · 72 of 76
    ravingnutter to ichabod1
    Like women never do that to men.

    Whoa there...where in my post did I say they didn't? For that matter, where did I say all men did this?

    I spoke about my particular situation, how it could have the effect of making a woman bitter at men in general, but in the very first sentence, put the blame squarely on my ex-husband where it belongs. I also added that a true conservative man would not do something like that, so I am still giving men...at least conservative men...the benefit of the doubt.

    However, given what he did to me...and I didn't add that he left the day after I came home from the hospital from hip replacement surgery and had actually called his girlfriend 3 times while I was in surgery...it is completely rational for me to be more cautious about who I trust with my heart from now on.

  • Wife Learns Of Husband's Disney Wedding On Facebook

    08/05/2010 1:58:10 PM PDT · 81 of 121
    ravingnutter to Pan_Yan

    Actually, I got a female attorney that is well known (and respected) in this court system because she’s so down-to- earth that she wears cowboy boots to court. He was unemployed when he left and could only afford an out-of-county (her place) rookie lawyer who has been practicing for 1 year, so his goose is going to be thoroughly cooked ; )

  • Wife Learns Of Husband's Disney Wedding On Facebook

    08/05/2010 1:48:43 PM PDT · 77 of 121
    ravingnutter to Scythian
    No confusion here...he isn't even worth the price of the bullet to shoot him, much less the jail time. Actually, I am enjoying watching him and his girlfriend squirm. Last week, after I threatened to subpoena her for adultery charges, she made him move out, LOL!

    Of course, he got mad, blamed me and started whining about how much money I was costing him. I told him "I have one suggestion for you darlin' and it seems to have worked well for you for years...go cry on your girlfriend's shoulder about how miserable I make your life. You'll be hearing from my attorney" and hung up on him.

  • Wife Learns Of Husband's Disney Wedding On Facebook

    08/05/2010 1:15:57 PM PDT · 64 of 121
    ravingnutter to Pan_Yan
    I just made myself a new bumper sticker recently...

    CHEATERS NEVER PROSPER...
    I GOT HIS HOUSE, HIS TRUCK AND HIS DOGS!

    My soon to be ex-husband...the day after I got home from hip replacement surgery...kissed me goodbye, told me he loved me and was going to a friend's house and then called my daughter and told her to tell me he was leaving. He recently confessed that he never stopped seeing his ex-girlfriend the entire 16 years we were married, had moved into her apartment and that they had already discussed marriage (which I have on tape). He also left me with all the bills and refuses to provide any financial support.

    My friends say I am showing amazing restraint considering I have my CHL and own a .45 Ruger. They also joke that he left me while I was temporarily disabled because he was afraid I would hunt him down, LOL!

    However, IMHO, he isn't worth going to jail or even losing my CHL over, I'll just let my divorce attorney bleed him dry slowly and painfully ; )

  • Single White Females looking for Mr. Moneybags

    08/05/2010 12:41:00 PM PDT · 43 of 76
    ravingnutter to Le Chien Rouge; 12Gauge687
    The older,bitter,divorced women or older,bitter,never married women with Cindy Sheehan hairdo’s blame their singledom on men and therefore associate the GOP with greedy,uncaring, chasing 18 year old hooter girls while watching NASCAR males.

    Watch it there, bucko, don't generalize ; )

    This older and rightfully still bitter soon-to-be-divorced woman does blame her singledom on the man who kissed me goodbye, told me he loved me and was going to a friend's house and then called my daughter and made her tell me he was leaving, recently confessed that he never stopped seeing his ex-girlfriend the entire 16 years we were married and had moved in with her, left me with all the bills and refuses to provide any financial support.

    That's enough to sour any woman of any age on men, but a true conservative man would never do that to his wife to begin with.

    And for the record, I have long hair and I am joking with everyone that I am going to find me a "boy toy" this time, LOL!

  • Review: Five Guys is better than In-N-Out

    08/03/2010 6:35:00 AM PDT · 62 of 120
    ravingnutter to JNRoberts
    I didn't know we even had a Five Guys in San Antonio until I looked it up and we don't have an In N Out. However, they are definitely not on my diet anyway, I have to watch my girlish figure.

    I wouldn't mind having Two Guys though...one cooking and one cleaning.