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Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:32 PM

As an almost 64 year old guy, Plaease allow me to say this today.

HAPPY International Women's Day. Go get 'em, ladies!

Kick asses and take names. Saying nothing negative about any Democratic presidential candidate, at this early time I'm inclined towards Amy Klobochar.

RESIST!

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Reply As an almost 64 year old guy, Plaease allow me to say this today. (Original post)
MarianJack Mar 2019 OP
leftynyc Mar 2019 #1
MarianJack Mar 2019 #2
leftynyc Mar 2019 #11
MarianJack Mar 2019 #20
leftynyc Mar 2019 #24
MarianJack Mar 2019 #34
lunatica Mar 2019 #42
MLAA Mar 2019 #3
MarianJack Mar 2019 #4
MontanaMama Mar 2019 #5
MarianJack Mar 2019 #21
IrishEyes Mar 2019 #6
MarianJack Mar 2019 #22
Habibi Mar 2019 #7
MarianJack Mar 2019 #23
Ohiogal Mar 2019 #8
MarianJack Mar 2019 #25
Liberalhammer Mar 2019 #9
MarianJack Mar 2019 #26
yuiyoshida Mar 2019 #10
MarianJack Mar 2019 #27
40RatRod Mar 2019 #12
MarianJack Mar 2019 #28
Cryptoad Mar 2019 #13
MarianJack Mar 2019 #29
calimary Mar 2019 #14
MarianJack Mar 2019 #19
calimary Mar 2019 #35
MarianJack Mar 2019 #51
calimary Mar 2019 #52
MarianJack Mar 2019 #53
niyad Mar 2019 #15
MarianJack Mar 2019 #30
BobTheSubgenius Mar 2019 #16
MarianJack Mar 2019 #31
calimary Mar 2019 #37
Kurt V. Mar 2019 #17
MarianJack Mar 2019 #32
Aristus Mar 2019 #18
MarianJack Mar 2019 #33
IADEMO2004 Mar 2019 #36
samnsara Mar 2019 #44
MarianJack Mar 2019 #48
apcalc Mar 2019 #38
MarianJack Mar 2019 #49
cp Mar 2019 #39
MarianJack Mar 2019 #50
Pepsidog Mar 2019 #40
GeoWilliam750 Mar 2019 #41
samnsara Mar 2019 #45
GeoWilliam750 Mar 2019 #46
samnsara Mar 2019 #43
Cha Mar 2019 #47
MarianJack Mar 2019 #54

Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:35 PM

1. Thanks

 

I wished my male boss a happy international women's day and he looked at me puzzled until I explained he raised 3 awesome (grown with their own kids) daughters and they didn't get that way themselves. He got tears in his eyes (he'll tell anyone what a sap he is).

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:37 PM

2. Cool.

Thank you for acknoledging that good kids don't get to be good kids by accident.

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Response to MarianJack (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 02:50 PM

11. He raised them mostly himself

 

That's a long story and there were 2 sons also. He's a terrific father and really enjoying being a grandfather.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #11)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:39 PM

20. My wife and I are happily married.

We've raised our son together, but at only 19,I hope he doesn't make us grandparents quite yet.

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Response to MarianJack (Reply #20)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:45 PM

24. I hope so too

 

That's far too young to be married with kids. Oy, when I think back to those days and how naive I was.......

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #24)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:58 PM

34. All I can say is...

WHEW!

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Response to MarianJack (Reply #20)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 08:06 PM

42. Don't take any chances on his life

As his father hand him some rubbers, look him in the eye and say, “use them.”

My son was that age at the height of the AIDS epidemic. I didn’t hand him rubbers but I made him show me that he had one and I really broke all the rules because I wanted to protect him. Whenever he and my nephew left the house my parting words were, “Show your teachers you have some smarts and use rubbers!”

I’ve been resisting all my life!





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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:41 PM

3. Thank you!👧🏿👱🏿‍♀️👩🏽‍🦰👵🏻👩🏽‍🦱👩🏼‍🎤👩

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Response to MLAA (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:44 PM

4. You're welcome.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:57 PM

5. Thank you MarianJack.

Kicking ass is on my to-do list today right behind RESISTING.

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Response to MontanaMama (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:40 PM

21. Kick away.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 01:59 PM

6. Thank you.

I wish you a happy International Women's Day as well.

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Response to IrishEyes (Reply #6)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:41 PM

22. Thanks, IrishEyes!

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 02:15 PM

7. Thanks, MarianJack!

Always love your posts!

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Response to Habibi (Reply #7)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:42 PM

23. Thanks Habibi.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 02:20 PM

8. Thank you!

Always so encouraging to hear positive comments about women from you guys that don’t always focus on our appearance only!

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Response to Ohiogal (Reply #8)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:46 PM

25. If you only focus on a woman's appearance,...

...It's like watching a movie with no sound.

Even as a boy, I was most turned on by a girl or woman's MIND!

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 02:22 PM

9. We need more women in power

To help right the wrongs of rich old conservative white men.

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Response to Liberalhammer (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:48 PM

26. Rich old conservative white guys have done too much damage.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 02:24 PM

10. doumo arigatou gozaimashita

どうもありがとうございました。

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Response to yuiyoshida (Reply #10)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:49 PM

27. Thank you!

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 03:07 PM

12. In my opinion...

...our nation would be better of if only women were eligible to hold political positions

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Response to 40RatRod (Reply #12)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:49 PM

28. I suspect you're right.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 03:08 PM

13. yes,,,,,,

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Response to Cryptoad (Reply #13)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:51 PM

29. Luvin the picture!

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 03:23 PM

14. You bet your sweet bippy, my friend!

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Response to calimary (Reply #14)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:34 PM

19. Holy mackrel,...

...I used to LOVE Laugh in.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Reply #19)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 05:31 PM

35. Yep! Remember "sock it to ... ME?"

Remember who said that (in THAT way)?

Richard Nixon!!!

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Response to calimary (Reply #35)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 10:11 AM

51. Old Tricky Dickie!

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Reply #51)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 12:42 PM

52. ... from Yorba Linda...

Remember that one? Not from”Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” but “Tricky Dicky from Yorba Linda” was a minor hit on early FM rock radio back in that day.

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Response to calimary (Reply #52)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 11:11 PM

53. I don't remember,...

...but thanks.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 03:28 PM

15. Thank you, Marian Jack.

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Response to niyad (Reply #15)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:51 PM

30. Welcome.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 03:37 PM

16. My sister had a good IWD anecdote, but she's gone now, so I have to tell it.

She was part of the govt. group that negotiated telecom treaties, and all kinds of related work. Her job made her travel all over the place (50 times to Geneva alone, where the UN mission that oversaw the process had its HQ)

While there were literally hundreds of people at these events, she got to know some of them well, in as much as colleagues from another country can be known. As it happened, IWD was also her birthday.

She was having breakfast with 2 or 3 of the people she knew, and along comes a ranking official from the Russian delegation.

"Happy IWD, ladies," he said, then quickly followed it up with a smile for my sister and "And Happy Birthday to you, Ms D."

She was taken aback by that, because...how could he know that? WHich is what she asked him.

He leaned in closer, dropped his voice, smiled a wriy smile with his index finger against his nose.

"Russian Intelligence," he said quietly, and walked away.

So...Happy International Women's Day!

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #16)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:53 PM

31. WOW.

RESIST!

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #16)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 05:35 PM

37. Whoa...

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:01 PM

17. as my dad, the army MP used to say: kickin asses and pullin passes,

and we're all out of passes. (leaning warren atm)

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Response to Kurt V. (Reply #17)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:54 PM

32. Thanks for your dad's service.

Warren is good, too.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:02 PM

18. I'm 50. I'm officially a middle-aged white guy.

I say to all the women out there:

GO GET 'EM!!!

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Response to Aristus (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 04:55 PM

33. Here, here Aristus.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 05:32 PM

36. My wife went from moving her chair for bathroom door to open to executive VP of a Construction Co.

Put up with daily bs, told she was taking advantage of them for not training new man to be her boss getting paid more, he didn't last long, subcontractor wanted to talk to someone in charge not another secretary, her reply "If you want your contract signed you talk to me". Her warnings were ignored and was no longer allowed to attend meetings with bonding company. Last straw. They went under in a few years. Worked her ass off for Obama and the ACA. Diabetic son made us very aware of insurance co shenanigans. ACA started a few months after her cancer diagnosis and losing heath care was something she didn't have to worry about. She was a superhero and I miss her every day.

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Response to IADEMO2004 (Reply #36)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 08:21 PM

44. ..what a beautiful post....

that was beautiful...

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Response to IADEMO2004 (Reply #36)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 10:07 AM

48. A wonderful lady.

I know I'm a coward but I hope I go before my wife does.

RESIST!

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 06:08 PM

38. I quite like Amy too. A Republican male friend said he liked her. I tell you she can beat Trump.

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Response to apcalc (Reply #38)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 10:09 AM

49. We want to not only beat Trump, but...

...to get a good president in the bargain.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 06:38 PM

39. Thank you!

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Response to cp (Reply #39)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 10:10 AM

50. ;-)

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 06:42 PM

40. Yea time for we men to step aside, we f'ed everything up pretty good. However, I find it fascinating

how many middle aged white women hate Hillary and voted for Trump. Women are brutal judges of other women. My wife, who despises Trump and votes Dem, won’t give another woman like Hillary a break saying “ “she shiuldnt have had the server becuase as a woman she knew the scrutiny would be intense”. Or now with Warren, “ she handled the DNA thing wrong and writes her off”, “AOC is to brash and in your face”, “Michelle Obama shouldn’t have said that about being proud for the first time”. As a trial attorney, when selecting a jury I have to be constantly worried about selecting women jurors especially when my client is a woman and accused of committing a crime.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 07:46 PM

41. Only one child here - a wonderful daughter

We got it right the first time!

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Response to GeoWilliam750 (Reply #41)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 08:24 PM

45. same here..one child a dtr.. i need to be really nice to her!

..so she doesnt put me in a nursing home.....

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Response to samnsara (Reply #45)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 10:38 PM

46. Be nice to your children!

They will make your elder care decisions.

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2019, 08:18 PM

43. Thank you! :)

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Response to MarianJack (Original post)

Sat Mar 9, 2019, 09:45 AM

47. Hillary Tweet..



Mahalo, MarianJack

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Response to Cha (Reply #47)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:36 AM

54. Our legitimate President.

RESIST!

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