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  •  All my friends (4+ / 0-)
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    JVolvo, CuriousBoston, tikkun, caliblue

    who like me are rather bent know my stated policy; I don't date Republicans.  Period. End of story.

    When you come to find how essential the comfort of a well-kept home is to the bodily strength and good conditions, to a sound mind and spirit, and useful days, you will reverence the good housekeeper as I do above artist or poet, beauty or genius.

    by Alexandra Lynch on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 09:53:07 PM PDT

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    •  I have a bumper sticker somewhere... (4+ / 0-)

      It says "Just say no to sex with Republicans". I have to figure out where i put it. It needs to go on my car.

      Along with all the others that are already on there, of course. I have just about run out of room for any more bumper stickers.

      Organ donors save lives! A donor's kidney gave me my life back on 02/18/11; he lives on in me. Please talk with your family about your wish to donate.

      Why are war casualty counts "American troops" and "others" but never "human beings"?

      by Kitsap River on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 01:44:00 AM PDT

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    •  I'm married to a very nice Democrat (2+ / 0-)
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      caliblue, Another Grizzle

      from Ohio.  We're both from Ohio and we raised our children in Ohio; but when it was time to go to college, I strongly suggested that my children go to strongly democratic cities in blue states where they would have a greater selection of appropriate mates who were Democrats.  All of them married from truly moderate to progressive Democrats and they all show every indication of remaining married.  

      I spent the the last week-end with very nice Democrats from MIssouri, Tennesee, and Nebraska.  They did not do the same thing.  Their haul of results included, amidst a light scattering of Democratic marriages and retained loyalty to the Democratic party, ttwo Republican inlaws, two children who became Republcians and one daughter who became a radical right wing Christian. This business of keeping Democrats in the family is an odds game.  The more personality varieties among Democrats available to your marriagable children, the better their odds are of marrying Democrats and remaining Democrats.

      In short, you are influenced and marry who you know.  

      Newt 2012. Sociopath, adulterer, hypocrite, Republican.

      by tikkun on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 06:47:35 AM PDT

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