Musings from the Cotton Patch
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FL GOP tries to close state pension system to new workers, yet take THEIR pension at 2X accrual rate
FL GOP denies $51 billion federal Medicaid to poor, yet order cheap health care for themselves
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I love DU2!
Florida Senate President Don Gaetz (R) ran company now accused of Medicaid fraud (Rick Scott redux)
Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart dis-ease
By No Elephants
Most surprising Oscar story for me:
By No Elephants
The ten most recommended threads posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums in the last 24 hours.
Democratic Underground forums and groups from my "My Forums" list.
There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.
"A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt. If the game runs sometimes against us at home we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake."
~From a letter written by Thomas Jefferson in 1798 after the passage of the Sedition Act
"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."
~H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
"History furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government. This marks the lowest grade of ignorance of which their civil as well as religious leaders will always avail themselves for their own purposes."
Magic & Cotton
Food for Thought
A great equine site: http://equisearch.com /
One of my horse trainers: http://www.eddabney.com/index.htm
Oldenburg Horse Breeders Society: http://www.oldenburghorse.com /
Verband der Zuchter des Oldenburger Pferdes, e.v.: http://www.oldenburger-pferde.com/horses /
Tarpans: http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/horses/... /
My favorite race car driver, Jacky Ickx: http://www.jacky-ickx-fan.net/english/home...
Virtual Bubblewrap (it's addictive!): http://www.virtual-bubblewrap.com/popnow.s...
Carl Washington, Pet Detective: http://www.petdetectiveusa.com/
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