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Peace out, Leonard Cohen

tcr! · Nov 10, 2016 at 11:07 pm

Leonard Cohen, Epic and Enigmatic Songwriter, Is Dead at 82

Leonard Cohen, Epic and Enigmatic Songwriter, Is Dead at 82

Leonard Cohen, the Canadian poet and novelist who abandoned a promising literary career to become one of the foremost songwriters of the contemporary era, has died, according to an announcement Thursday night on his Facebook page. He was 82.

Mr. Cohen’s record label, Sony Music, confirmed the death. No details were available on the cause. Adam Cohen, his son and producer, said: “My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles with the knowledge that he had completed what he felt was one of his greatest records. He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand of humor.”

All my heroes are dying 😞 “the master of erotic despair”

#rip #leonardcohen

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 7, 2016 at 11:27 am

sadness

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American Pie Council® membership

tcr! · Nov 10, 2016 at 2:24 pm

Join the American Pie Council®

As a member of the American Pie Council®, you will have access to exclusive members-only pie industry information like tips, tricks and recipes. Plus, receive the quarterly newsletter, Pie Times. Not to mention smile sweetly on National Pie Day. In addition, the APC will help you research any information that we do not have immediately available–no matter how you slice it, joining is a sweet deal!

I may do this.

#inothernews #pie

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Gump by “Weird Al” Yankovic

tcr! · Nov 10, 2016 at 11:43 am

Speaking of people that rhyme with Trump, here’s your Lieutenant-Dan jam for today.

#musicvideos #weirdal

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Only on Mondays and Wednesdays

tcr! · Nov 10, 2016 at 10:51 am

Audio (MP3): 20161110 - Only on Mondays and Wednesdays

Video (MP4): 20161110 - Only on Mondays and Wednesdays

What I wrote about Trump and the people who voted for him the day after the 2016 election, I’ve been thinking about that more. Thinking about it more because I was more than annoyed when I wrote it and because I have life long friends who voted for him. And, most importantly, I’ve been thinking about it because I try to self-correct as needed.

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tam.the.terrible · Nov 10, 2016 at 11:14 am

Thanks for voicing my sentiments. I privately mourn the outcome of this election. I also believe that unity is extremely important, and I believe that anyone who can take small steps to help heal, whether one voted for Trump or Hillary, I ask they please do so. It’s unreasonable to expect those who feel absolute horror over a Trump presidency to suck it up and move on in the days after the election. Rage, grieve, cry, do whatever it takes. We will have to get to work and quickly. There is apparently an amendment to the DEFENSE contract, HR 4909 put forth by Rep. Russell from Oklahoma, that will allow contractors to the government to discriminate against the LGBTQ community.

Not being a reader of legalese, I can’t immediately see how this will work, but anyone who wants to can read it here. Having a Republican majority in the house, senate, etc. will unfortunately mean we will have to fight tooth and nail to keep the advancements we have made in the past 8 years. I hope people who support love, equality, equity, harmony, peace, and education will be willing to work hard to keep our gains.

http://docs.house.gov/meetings/AS/AS00/20160427/104832/BILLS-114-HR4909-R000604-Amdt-232r2.pdf

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Momma J Momma J · Nov 10, 2016 at 11:15 am

First of all, you’re not a horrible person in private. Second of all, you do not act morally Superior. Third of all you are humble enough to self-correct! Love you

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Sarah Weiler · Nov 10, 2016 at 11:21 am

So good

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fivewayrack fivewayrack · Nov 10, 2016 at 12:06 pm

You are and have always been one of you favorite people on this planet. The thought that you might dislike me due to a difference in politics really bummed me out. I know I have to reconsider things I post when I am annoyed often. Like when I call someone morally superior. 😑

tcr! tcr! · Nov 11, 2016 at 8:19 am

I didn’t mean to come across as not liking people based on their poliitical vote. I have many great friends (you included) and relatives who voted Republican this year. I was just throwing a fit because I wasn’t ready for Trump to be president the morning after. I’m also happy that you called me out publicly. I need that sometimes. 😉

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fivewayrack fivewayrack · Nov 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Now if I could just get my thoughts onto the screen as well as you! I rewrote the above paragraph several times. Still not right.

sveagrabarek · Nov 10, 2016 at 12:32 pm

meme storyboard should capture the meaning and spirit.

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Kelly K · Nov 10, 2016 at 1:54 pm

Good stuff

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Nov 11, 2016 at 12:31 am

Thanks everybody. I don’t think it’s 100% accurate to say Hillary “stole” the nomination from Bernie. It’s a complicated process, some would call “rigged”. I can be wrong too. For example, I wasn’t the least bit prepared for this to happen. I’m getting over it. Oh yeah, I should add that Bernie was my first pick. And that I am proud to have voted for Hillary, who’s made mistakes, just like me.

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Nov 11, 2016 at 12:47 am

I re-read the comments, with special attention to those of TLC. Where would any of us be without the transcending power of forgiveness? I’m going to assume that the public figures we’ve discussed are just as worthy as me and you, et al. Peace and popsicles for everyone. Purple for me.

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Why Trump Won

tcr! · Nov 10, 2016 at 8:54 am

Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

Wikileaks has a 10-year record of never releasing a single falsified document, and is not connected to Russia. Everything they released were the actual e-mails of Hillary Clinton and her campaign staff. You had the opportunity to look through a window into the Hillary Clinton campaign, but you didn’t.

By ignoring the leaks, you ignored reality.

By not listening to your fellow Americans, and accusing them of being “conspiracy theorists” and trusting the corporate media, you ignored reality. By only following other liberals on social media, and only reading liberal or corporate news, once again ignoring reality. When Hillary Clinton was caught rigging the primary against Bernie Sanders, and Democrats nominated her anyway they ignored reality.

A friend sent the above to me last night. Below is how I replied to her message.

That’s a good read. I was telling Maggie earlier that Hillary shouldn’t have even been the nominee.

Our country is so fucked up that often times it feels pointless. But I just try to be the best me I can for Maggie’s sake. Her generation will be so much better than ours.

#politics #election2016

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 10, 2016 at 4:30 am

I’m replying to something you posted on November 10th, so that isn’t fair. Don’t sue me. :).

I’m wary of anyone with self-righteous indignation because I know how I get when I’m that way, which is often. I’m referring to the author of “Dear Democrats”, no one else. I’m not being as much of a smart as I sound like when I say that it is a complicated process, some might call “rigged”.

It’s not hard science, ok, but Hillary felt betrayed when Obama defeated her. She must have felt a little like America feels about Trump winning. I voted for Obama but only after he won the nomination. I am only slightly chagrined to admit that I didn’t support Obama because I didn’t think he could win. The last 8 years did wonders for my soul.
“Wonders for my soul” means that I came to support and respect Obama and felt completely rejuvenated about the spirit of liberal democrat politics.
Hillary learned how to play on a very nasty playground.
She only knows the rules she was taught. BTW, Bill Clinton is/was a 2 way tie for my favorite president.
Living in this glass house makes it very hard for me to throw too many rocks.
The whole “Hillary is crooked and nasty too” argument? PHFFFT!
Because I don’t pray, I will hope really hard that Trump is only half as bad as he sounds. If he’s only half as bad, things will be horrific. Instead of what comes after horrific.

tcr! tcr! · Dec 10, 2016 at 8:35 am

The last couple of weeks what’s really making me nervous is the villains he’s been appointing here and there.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/07/us/politics/scott-pruitt-epa-trump.html

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 10, 2016 at 11:26 am

when they die and reincarnate they ASPIRE to villainous plundering. these fork humping turd burglars wouldn’t survive in prison because they’d REPEL the fucking child molesters.

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 10, 2016 at 11:27 am

still sober. i sound like me when i’m all lickered up and her parents are gone.

tcr! tcr! · Dec 11, 2016 at 11:07 pm

Fork humping — sounds delightful. 😅

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Snapchat block head video

tcr! · Nov 9, 2016 at 8:15 pm

Snapchat block head - MP4

I have no idea. Sometimes the spirit moves me in mysterious ways.

#videos #snapchat

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Nov 9th, 2016 at 8:09:49 pm

tcr! · Nov 9, 2016 at 8:09 pm

Me: Maybe Trump will rise to the challenge of becoming president now that enough people believe in him. People can change for the better. I mean I haven’t stolen a wheelchair since I was 19.

Maggie: Wait, you were 19? Sometimes you think you know your parents.

#politics #rebellion #maggie #election2016

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Two porthole mirrors

tcr! · Nov 9, 2016 at 6:41 pm

Two porthole mirrors

I loved my porthole mirror so much I had to buy another.

#photos #homeimprovement #porthole #mirror

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Backslider by The Toadies

tcr! · Nov 9, 2016 at 12:14 pm

Peeps, here’s your son-I-am-so-proud jam for today.

And I thought I saw Jesus.

#musicvideos #thetoadies

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Trump is a horrible person

tcr! · Nov 9, 2016 at 8:55 am

Donald Trump 2016

I’m not a politician so I don’t play politics from the couch. We elect politicians so they can handle that stuff, just like judges or mayors, etc. I’m not a doctor so I don’t pretend to practice medicine kinda thing.

What I do know and make decisions on is who people are, what public image they present.

My point is… Politics aside, Trump is no one I could ever admire for simply being a good person. He’s a horrible person. He regularly says mean spirited things.

Those who voted for Trump should be ashamed of themselves. He publicly made fun of someone with disabilities — that’s not even a joke I would make in private and I make some pretty bad jokes.

And this Trump offense is one of literally hundreds. Regardless of where he stands on global warming or immigration, he lacks fundamental compassion.

Electing (let alone supporting) someone without basic human decency is pathetic. You’ve just said that who Trump is as a person is okay.

#politics #election2016

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 10, 2016 at 4:35 am

BRAVO!!! Again, I’m commenting from a couple weeks later, but I support and praise every syllable in the above bleat. Some of your finest words/sentiments. I don’t think you needed to back up on any of this.

“Ashamed of themselves.” To be sure.

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · Dec 10, 2016 at 4:36 am

the newly minted sober jimi is a limited edition collectors item. there may be some glitches to work out. :)

tcr! tcr! · Dec 10, 2016 at 8:28 am

The “newly minted sober jimi” looks good on you.

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