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Hope

Another 4 letter word: Love

lead with the heart

lead with the heart

Auspicious Dream....

Last night, my honey and I sat down to watch President Obama give his State of the Union Speech, and this morning I feel better than I have in a long, long time.But I knew even before-hand that this would be a momentous and game-changing speech. How, you may ask? Well, let me tell you!

I should tell you that I live in the Boston area, and a few months before Obama's election, a reporter named Marjory Eagan wrote a column stating that all these women had contacted her with the odd story of having had a sexual dream about Barack Obama! Yes, her e-mail was flooded with women who had all had the same dream...maybe not in detail, but in content.

And, lo and behold, I too had had a dream about the soon-to-be President! But it was not sexual in nature...not at all.

My dream was of Barack Obama and myself sitting at a table in a little diner. It was dark, and there was a candle on the table between us. After a few moment of just eye contact, Mr. Obama reached across the table and handed me a piece of paper which had 4 lines written on it, in poetry form. I can't remember the exact words, but it was something about planting seeds and they will grow. Something about soil and earth and renewal......

When I woke up, there was a great feeling of peace, and "everything will be allright".

So, when I heard that other women had had dreams of Obama, it was one of those strange moments in time. I knew there was something auspicious about him. Something magical. Something pre-ordained.

And I'm no eternal optimist, believe me. I have been so down on this country since Bush and Cheney were in charge. I am no Pollyanna either, believing there is good in everybody. I know better than that. But there is something about Barack Obama that is "un-catchable", something child-like and trusting behind the wisdom. I wonder that his mother must have put some very strong caring qualities in him at an early age.

I came to listen and observe him very carefully from then on. One little trick I like to do is turn the sound off on the tv and just watch when a person is talking--see how they move, their facial expressions, their little oddities of behavior...

And with Obama, there is no doubt he has a great smile...and a great laugh too. This tells me a lot on a personal level, as nothing is more important than laughter. And a positive glow just shines from him.

Well, so-- not too much longer after that, I was blogging on the local blog and we were talking about Obama. The song "Let it Grow" by Eric Clapton suddenly popped into my head, and it was then that the gist of my dream hit me! I understood what Obama was trying to tell me.

It's in the words of the song itself:

"Time is getting shorter and there's much for you to do.
Only ask and you will get what you are needing,
The rest is up to you.
Plant your love and let it grow."

The answer to our dilemma in this world is to love! Plant your love as a seed, nurture it, and it will grow. It's the same message Jesus sent. Same message Ghandi sent. Same message Martin Luther King and Malcolm X at the end of his life sent. It's what we all used to learn long ago. Love is the answer. All you need is Love. Remember?

It was then that I knew that the 60's vibe IS back. We have a golden opportunity here and now to choose a new way of operating in the world.

And I read all the negatives, all the accusations, all the dire warnings about Obama. But I just don't believe them. My heart and my intuition tell me different.

It's time for us to reclaim what was killed the last time around by the barrels of Industrial Guns. It's time to remember what the 60's stood for before the agents of the dark side infiltrated and destroyed all that was good....and murdered many a good fighter for truth, justice and love.

The difference now is that we are the agents of infiltration. We are the ones operating in secret in order to destroy the growing cabal. And the best thing about it is they can't touch us. They can't stop a prayer!...a positive thought!...an intention of love!

It's as simple as that. And old as time.


Another World is Possible

Love for Mother Earth

a new way

a new way

Mean, Clean and Green


Renewable Energy Sees Explosive Growth During Obama Administration


http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012/08/renewable-energy-sees-explosive-growth-during-obama-administration

Love for Each Other

we can be better

we can be better

Love for Love

equal under the law

equal under the law

In Parting

It’s now 2021, and I’m trying to hold on to hope......we’ve been through 4 years of mob hell.
I‘m still hoping America has enough Patriots to defeat them.

We must.
We truly are standing at the crossroads.
As Don Cornelius used to say, “I wish you love, peace and soul.”

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2010 Leslie McCowen

Comments

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 13, 2021:

Now, that’s more like it.

https://twitter.com/aravosis/status/14041991209114...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 10, 2021:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0HVJ7JWUAI3o0w?format...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 26, 2021:

Tim Ryan’s running for senate!

https://youtu.be/_rAoY3ndqoc

For The People

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 24, 2021:

These are my kind of white people....

https://twitter.com/CathyGraphics2/status/13859926...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 20, 2021:

90% vaccinated for herd immunity.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EzafJe2WUAECG9G?format...

If 40% don’t get it, we don’t make it. So.....how many years and how many deaths before natural herd immunity kicks in?

Once again, our lives are in the hands of a white religious minority.

Stop telling me about sharia law.,.,,YOU are the problem!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 16, 2021:

Article has a paywall.....but check out the headline!

Biden boom has begun

“Jobless claims are falling, factory production is rising, and retail sales are skyrocketing as Biden’s stimulus kicks in.”

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 13, 2021:

Biden, to Putin:

https://twitter.com/kelly2277/status/1381943487856...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 05, 2021:

“The once-battered Navajo Nation has gained control of the virus, for now.”

How? Vaccines!

Dont be stupid, America. Vaccines work!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 01, 2021:

From Scotland:

“President Biden using tax as a tool to generate infrastructure funds from the wealthy shouldn’t be called an increase.

It should be called a correction.

A slight correction to the unfair reductions in tax they’ve enjoyed for decades, at the expense of America...“

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 28, 2021:

“The new mRNA vaccines (for COVID-19) also evoke an immune response but not by introducing bacteria or virus into your body. They teach our cells how to make a protein, or a piece of a protein, that triggers the immune response. So, again, no disease but possible symptoms.”

*******

Pretty cool!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 24, 2021:

“A good sign that with such a successful vaccine rollout, the pandemic is coming to an end in the UK.”

Should be the summer for USA. Spoke to my boss yesterday....”we are going to be very busy”

Covid is contained. Hope hope hope....And I’m certain we won’t doubt the next one....we will be ready.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 19, 2021:

As many people as would have us ignore Putins interference in 2 of our elections, to bring about Russian mafiya, USA......

Let them not forget what America is all about......gvt for the people. Not a criminal cabal. Not a king with ego disease. Not a group of weirdo religious cult fiends.....Not the richest 1%.

FOR THE PEOPLE. All of us.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 11, 2021:

Oooh, Biden’s so stupid, and where is Kamala?

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EwOJbUpWYAQ2V2q?format...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 04, 2021:

“The virus is behaving differently. It’s really aggressive.” Doctors are sounding the alarm over a new variant causing patients to become seriously ill faster in Brazil and Peru. Cases include people in their 30s and 40s with no underlying health problems.“

******

But Texas says no masks. It’s not freedom, it’s money.

“I live in Texas. What you need to understand is that GOP pols here don't care about the people. It's all about business - so whatever works for companies is what they do. Always. It's spring break next week - big moneymaker for hotels, bars, restaurants - people be damned.”

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 22, 2021:

Yay!

Biden backs “background checks on all gun sales, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines & eliminating immunity for gun manufacturers who knowingly put weapons of war on our streets.”

******

Yay yay yay! Finally, a pro life president!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 16, 2021:

Biden is giving ambassadorships to Ben Sasse, and Cindy McCain....

Biden is practicing what he preaches. Join it, or go hide under a rock.

United States. Get with it, or go away.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on July 02, 2020:

“Some sanity still remains in Congress. The House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to stop Trump from withdrawing troops from Germany. The amendment blocks funding to reduce troops in Germany and Europe unless he can prove it’s necessary”

Thank you.......for my Lithuanian and Swedish kin.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 29, 2020:

This is how you do it.....not only do we pay more taxes to the fed, we are better at shit.

– According to research data from COVID Act Now, a multidisciplinary team of health experts and leaders, Massachusetts is one of four states on track to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

Researchers credit the states low infection and positive test rate, available ICU beds, and contact tracing program.

The other three states currently on track to contain the virus and prevent a second outbreak are Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.

According to the data, Massachusetts is seeing a 2.4 percent positive test rate and people who do test positive for the virus are infecting 0.76 other people.

“Because each person is infecting less than one other person, the total number of current cases in Massachusetts is shrinking,” wrote COVID Act Now researchers.

The state also has roughly 2,000 ICU beds with an estimated 1,295 currently available.

Researchers believe the Commonwealth has enough available ICU beds to absorb a second wave of cases if one happens to hit.

Massachusetts’s contact tracing program has been an effective weapon in the fight against the virus.

The data shows that Massachusetts has 2,500 contact tracers.

Researchers estimate that the contact tracers are likely able to trace 100 percent of the new COVID-19 infections in 48 hours.

“When this level of tracing is coupled with widely available testing, COVID can be contained without restoring lockdowns,” researchers wrote.“

******

Everywhere I go, people are masked. And I see some pretty nice looking ones....and they look comfortable.

We want to live.....we enjoy ourselves no matter what. And we give back more than we take in.

You red states can insult us all you want.....we’re grown. Oh, and our gvr is a Republican!

We grow them good here.....fiscally conservative, socially liberal. You can take your fire and brimstone suppression all the way out of town. No thanks.

I wouldn’t live anywhere else.

Unless America splits, and we get Pacifica.....I’d move there.

Everyday, Im thankful to be in a blue state. I can breathe.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 02, 2020:

Oh yes.....preach!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZeBJP7XsAAOE7y?format...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 01, 2020:

Well shit......America is great again!

https://twitter.com/JCrongeyer/status/126729540575...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 31, 2020:

This is so great

https://www.instagram.com/p/CA1vISqnRtg/

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 08, 2020:

HI! *waves*

Joe Biden:

“Every step of the way, President Trump has ignored the experts, downplayed the threat COVID-19 posed, and misled the American people — and we’re all paying the price every single day.

I promise you, I will do the opposite.“

******

Hope is not for suckers.

Hope is life!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 05, 2020:

Our true heritage.....

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EN3z_00UcAAZRAE?format...

This goes for all tribes, all religions, all human being on the earth and in the universe.

Why are we allowing others to rule?

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 02, 2020:

I guess Lindsey found a line he wouldn’t cross......btw, I see Trump also say Tara could be falsely accusing......

The ones pushing this so hard are Bernie and Trump supporters.

https://twitter.com/briantylercohen/status/1256434...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 30, 2020:

Rev Jeff Black:

“And we are not Donald’s subjects.

In our land -- of fruited plains and purple mountains’ majesty, of fresh water seas and human loveliness of every hue, we are not subjects of an anointed one. We are citizens. We do not have to have a convulsion of regicide to lead to yet another insecure monarch.

We can vote this monster out of the government. Here, we rule.

Old and young, sick and well, scared and bold, we can rise, ballot in hand, and vote for plain Joe Biden, a decent man who is committed to what is most dear about our land: the notion that we are created equal and endowed with the inalienable rights of life and liberty.”

******

I’m hoping this with all my heart.....I want my kids and grandkids to know the America I knew.

People helping each other....FOR FREE. Money not necessary!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 03, 2020:

Co sign:

@JoeBiden

"The poor judgment here belongs to the Trump Administration, not a courageous officer trying to protect his sailors."

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 23, 2020:

Veterans Choice was done by Obama....

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/blog/2014/08/...

Not bad for a muslim terrorist born in Kenya, huh?

You guys sure put aside differences by supporting the guy who pushed that theory!

Wish I could be more like you. I promise, I’ll try.

How’s this:

“Trump is the enemy of America”......good try?

Cause you do know, those of you who suddenly want to put aside differences, that Trump retweeted a comment that said “Democrats are the enemy of America”, right?

Can you truthfully say you want unity when you support him?

I don’t think so. You’ve picked your side, made your bed. Lie in it.

And expect the same in return.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 18, 2020:

The Tennessee Holler:

“UPDATE: The “Families First” Coronavirus aid legislation just passed the Senate.

-ensures free coronavirus testing

-expands unemployment benefits & food aid assistance

-guarantees paid sick leave & family leave for some workers”

*******

Congress stepped up!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 27, 2020:

“As president, I’d be honored, honored to appoint the first African American woman. Because it should look like the country. It’s long past time," Biden said Wednesday about the Supreme Court.

******

You call that pandering?

I think he’s 100% right.

Boy, we sure all see thing differently. Wow

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 19, 2020:

See so many people bashing Bloomberg.

These people aren’t:

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/479260-bobby...

“Rush, who had endorsed Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) before her exit from the race early last month, said he had been contacted by former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) campaigns before he decided to endorse Bloomberg.

“He alone, among the current Democratic candidates, has been the clearest, the most focused, and the most reasonable voice for addressing the depressed state of the African-American economy,” Rush said of Bloomberg in a statement. “His Greenwood Initiative is not only inspirational, it's practical and it's doable.”

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bloomberg-now-endo...

“Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has now gained the backing of more than 100 mayors, according to his campaign.

And one of the new names on the growing list of Bloomberg supporters is a familiar one to voters this cycle: He's a former Joe Biden supporter who has flipped over to supporting Bloomberg.

“I scanned the field and originally thought that Joe Biden was the candidate who most closely represented my beliefs," said Kinston, North Carolina, Mayor Don Hardy. "But after hearing what Mike Bloomberg has to say -- on gun safety, economic justice, equity, the environment, health care, the planet -- I changed my mind."

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bloomberg-now-endo...

“I first met Mike when I was searching for ways to fight against the dangerous gun laws that ripped my son from my life,” McBath said in a statement. “Mike gave grieving mothers like me a way to stand up and fight back. Nobody running for president has done more for the gun violence prevention movement than Mike.”

https://www.essence.com/news/lucy-mcbath-endorses-...

*********

Looks like the awful, horrible billionaire has done a lot of good things.....

Class warfare isn’t the issue. Ideological warfare is!

Rich dems don’t want to tax poor people more, and take away programs that help people...... Rich Trumplicans do!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 18, 2020:

Obama was better.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERCMpiMX0AE7EkQ?format...

But keep kicking him, Trump. Keep lying and smearing and hating.

It’s the new norm. We all get to do it. USA USA USA

Can we go back to calling women “broads”, now? I know the winner of the medal of freedom prefers “Nazis” and “sluts”, but still.....broads goes with cigars, right?

I guess a comeback of the good old days, too....spics, dagos, wops....and worse.

Yeah, it’s a new old day.

“Kindness is weakness. Rip them to shreds.”

From the top down....

No complaining until he’s gone. Can’t dish it out, then refuse to take it. You wanted him? You got it.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 07, 2020:

I agree with Carville. Sanders for one, is not a democrat! Stop this game!

Warren has great ideas, but they won’t sell in electoral college land.

My guy is Biden.....solid dem. But......he does have competition with Bloomberg. Bloomberg can get the Republicans who’d rather not vote for Tramp.

Lots of mayors are backing him, as is Bobby Rush.

And pulllease! To say dems have moved left is ridiculous! They've had to move right! Remember Roosevelt’s “peoples bill of rights”.....MLK’s “poor people’s march” with Yang’s freedom dividend?

No, Clinton moved them right....and they had to.

He, like Obama, was pragmatic. You can’t have everything! But if you want anything, you’d better include the heartland dems, who will turn on you on a dime...*cough!*

Both Biden and Bloomberg can get frustrated Repubs.....and Indies. It’s highly doubtful Sanders and Warren can.....because most Indies lean right, imo.

It’s why they are small......they can’t get left and right to agree together. And why Sanders siphons off dems. Grrrrr

Dems better listen to Carville......*please**please**please*

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 05, 2020:

Rick Wilson says if you nominate Sanders, you’ll lose 45 states.

He’s made a career of making republicans the primary force in gvt they are.

Listen to him.

—Union members fought hard for their healthcare benefits.....they don’t want to give them up for state care.

—Socialism, tax and spend, taking your money....etc etc....and people on twitter say trump (thanks to Putin) has some very very damaging tapes of sanders. Remember, he’s compromised, too.

—his ties with the nra are real. Twice they helped him win an election.

—There are pro life democrats....sanders is not a Christian.

He won’t win, and if you want trump out..... don’t choose sanders!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 30, 2020:

41 were arrested

https://twitter.com/morethanmySLE/status/122262973...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 19, 2020:

Listening to npr......turns out, in Iran, the ones who were killing protesters are “armed wings of political parties.”

Kind of like trumps NRA rally tomorrow.

Why?

They don’t like this:

1. No guns at public events

2. Only one hand gun purchase every 30 days

3. Background checks on private transfers

This is worth threatening violence.

Antifa will be there to protect gun control advocates.

Civil war, here we come.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 03, 2019:

Andrew Yang is awesome.

https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/11910053043...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 29, 2019:

I dont know, call me crazy, I agree with this. Guess I’m missing what people say about him

https://youtu.be/6Sk7lQCBius

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 27, 2019:

Hmmmm, dont have tv, but someone just uploaded a bunch of Andrew Yang interviews..... very interesting!

I like his ideas.

But I agree.....keep the vat tax to luxury items.

Shit, people like DeVos have 10 yachts.

She can afford a 10% tax on luxuries.

Amazon, google pay zero tax now. Please!

Since Trump stole the presidency, the 0.0000001% pay less tax than anyone.

It’s total bullshit. So, Yangs ideas are interesting....

Very!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 18, 2019:

I like it!

Joe Biden:

“Eliminate all private dollars from federal elections.

Overturn Citizens United and end dark money groups.

Ban lobbyists from donating to candidates they lobby.

It's time we ensure our government works for the people — not just the powerful.“

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 05, 2019:

Hope is soooo much better than hate.

https://twitter.com/JayesGreenJ/status/11802959435...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 05, 2019:

https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/118027718...

Keep the faith. It’s going down.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 01, 2019:

Lalalalala........

“Mueller’s grand-jury info shows Trump LIED under oath about his knowledge of his campaign’s contacts with WikiLeaks.”

*******

“I did not have contact with that organization”

Now really, you have nowhere to go. Lying about an affair vs lying about working with an arm of Russian intel.......

Which is a higher crime to you?

Btw, trump has lied about an affair, too. Two affairs, to be exact. (and c’mon, you know there are more)

It’s ovah. Wicked done.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on September 14, 2019:

Dear dems, don’t make it about trump, make it about you! Warren gets it. She has a mission

https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/11728129862...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on August 15, 2019:

Patriotic Americans

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/11616527...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 02, 2019:

America needs this:

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/may/01/hat...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on May 01, 2019:

My girl!

Elizabeth Warren

“AG Barr is a disgrace, and his alarming efforts to suppress the Mueller report show that he's not a credible head of federal law enforcement. He should resign—and based on the actual facts in the Mueller report, Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against the President.”

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 06, 2019:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3e6YfNW4AIH3C6?format...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 05, 2019:

Aow!

What kind of democrat are you?

I’m an Obama/Biden democrat, man.

And I’m proud of it.

Shots fired!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on April 05, 2019:

Eric Swalwell is running......on gun reform!

https://youtu.be/Pr7wcHTzcTg

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 30, 2019:

It’s the CNP

https://medium.com/@q502/robert-mercer-money-laund...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 30, 2019:

It’s very interesting, on twitter, you can click on analytics and see who your followers are.....mine are mostly married men of high incomes and own their homes.....

It’s so interesting.....you should try it if u haven’t!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 28, 2019:

Obama started the push for internet to rural areas.

“President Obama has proposed a $6 billion fund designed to bring high-speed internet connections to underserved parts of the country. It’s one of several technology-related proposals in the $825 billion economic stimulus plan that is expected to be voted on this week.”

This was 2009

https://www.fastcompany.com/1146447/obama-inject-6...

Knowing republicans, it came from Obama so they voted it down.

Now trump is going to claim how great he is to consider it because no one ever thought if it before him. Only he can do it, only he . Only he. Only he.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 24, 2019:

@HillaryWarnedUs

“The 2020 Democratic nomination will not go to anyone who throws Hillary and/or Obama under the bus.

We will remember.”

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 21, 2019:

This will always be true:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2KJKEVU4AAU7D-.jpg:la...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 23, 2019:

Last post on white nationalist plotting to kill democrats and reporters was 13 hours ago.

Thread on Smollett still going strong.

Same on tv......is it because he’s famous?

Is his crime more heinous?

I don’t get it.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 15, 2019:

Bill Weld. The Democrat’s Shultz. Not want Trump. Won’t go for anti Hillary dems.....helllo bill.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 15, 2019:

Oh dam! Bill Weld may be running for prez as a Republican! Wooohooooo.....love him!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 07, 2019:

Ha! although you'd like them to.

https://twitter.com/SpeakerPelosi/status/109355428...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 06, 2019:

@shannonrwatts

“How come the same lawmakers who say gun laws won't stop gun violence believe abortion laws will stop abortion?”

Can I answer?

Guns are an extension of the male organ, ergo entitled to rights.

A woman is simply a vessel to them, ergo entitled to nothing.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 04, 2019:

I wont be watching the SOTU speech of a president who says the Speaker of the House is in favor of human trafficking.

Same speaker who invited peoples kids up to the podium when she was sworn in.

And if he calls for unity, he can unite my foot with his behind.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 03, 2019:

Gvt by grownups

https://www.rawstory.com/2019/02/9-things-american...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 29, 2019:

Impeach the MF.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyHDZgZV4AACsv0.jpg:la...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 26, 2019:

The way we were, once

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxvWHf1VAAEqc-y?format...

A cabal of rich men tried to get the military to take out this man with these ideas....Smedley Butler stopped them.

They wanted to do it to Obama, too. This march on Washington they were planning, to force him out. Never happened, but the menacing attitude never left. Ever. “Lock her up”

They can’t stand sharing. Anything. And they have co-opted America to the point where poor people will fight so rich can rip them off!

Not me. I still remember a kind, caring America. Yes I know there have always been rascals and racism and hatred. But I know we were better than this!

Nancy Pelosi is reminding me of that. Obama did. Hillary did.

And so did John McCain.

As long as I live, I will fight for the kind, caring Americ that I was priveledged to know.

And sorry, these billionaires, who hornswaggled you all into thinking they have got away with it will have to take a spanking.

“Get a haircut”, as Reagan said.

“Mow the lawn”, as Bibi says

The excesses of greed won’t be lionized anymore. It’s not a family value to be viscious towards the poor and suffering.

And America takes in all comers.

It is preposterous to call anyone “illegal” for being on our soil. How in gods name did that take hold?

It will all come to light.

https://youtu.be/ABfsIInfXgU

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 23, 2019:

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Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 19, 2019:

University of Glasgow Commits to Pay Reparations for Profiting From African Enslavement, Providing A Model for Others to Follow.

https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/01/12/university...

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I’ve often wondered if hubby is Scot. Mc before a name means son of, right? In Lithuania, the designation comes after.

And this is why I love America! People from all over the world come here.

It will never be an enclave for white elites. Sorry. Stop barricading yourselves.....come out and enjoy the cultures we share!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 03, 2019:

omg, i cant....

something is happening, wanted for so long....its rebirth

https://twitter.com/fwdale/status/1080917018654588...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 01, 2019:

Elizabeth Warren is in! Love her.

And wait for the racial slurs from Trumpville......

Already seen a lot of Dems on twitter give her a hard pass.

Really? So soon? *sigh*

I’m keeping options open.

Just so youze know.......any, I mean ANY crap from Trump-Land, like “Pocahontas”......

All bets are off. Any person you put up will be dragged in the dirty mud. Tho from what I hear, there will be no one but Trump running. *wow*......get your head around that.

That is, if he’s still there. Which is a very big if.

Either way, lefties and righties.......keep Russian propaganda lies the F out of it.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 03, 2018:

Ugh god. Lard ass is talking. Hey....

I found some people who know more about christianity than he does. Turn him off and turn them up

https://youtu.be/HdQqlj4GNgc

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 28, 2018:

Lock him up! Lock him up!

https://mobile.twitter.com/mcspocky/status/1056356...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 23, 2018:

When do i get my $4,000 raise??

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 10, 2018:

Trumpaganda: The War on Facts, Press and Democracy is an advanced eight-week Journalism 460 course launching Oct. 22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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My dad went there.....hooohaaaa

We lived in Hyde Park, where I was sexually molested in the apt foyer at 5 yrs old.

Or, I became an evil one, as Trump would call it.

I wonder if you maga people know the buried rage you are unearthing?

By excusing these SCUM men, keep it up. I guess there are no DECENT men on your radar?

Why am I not surprised.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 04, 2018:

Take heart libs......for 40 yrs repubs have called Bill Clinton a rapist and Hillary an enabler .

All on the basis of accusations made by a woman. No trial, no hearing , in fact she signed an affidavit stating it never happened.

Take heart.

No matter what, from now on you can refer to Kavanaugh as the attempted rapist on the Supreme Court.

We already know we have a rapist for president. By repubs own standard!

What Juanita says goes. So be it.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on August 14, 2018:

All this focus on Trump voters....we must “understand “ them. Let’s hold another and another and another town hall, or focus group discussion with them......let’s write numerous articles so we can empathize.

Really? How about THEY understand us?

http://raycomgroup.worldnow.com/story/38858500/neo...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on July 30, 2018:

“An interesting question from @YouGovUS. Democrats want a candidate for Congress who is more like Obama than Bernie by 54-29.”

Stop pushing Sanders as a democrat. He’s not. Real dems don’t hate Hillary.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on July 13, 2018:

https://mobile.twitter.com/QuantumHumanity/status/...

Vote!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 15, 2018:

Listen to Gene Simmons words about America. I feel the same way. This is what Trump is destroying.

https://youtu.be/h0ZOEo80siY

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on June 12, 2018:

This is who the f*ck we are. The Vietnam generation. We ain't dead yet.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 12, 2018:

Holy Moly.....look at Obama's new portrait!! It's like my dream!

"My dream was of Barack Obama and myself sitting at a table in a little diner. It was dark, and there was a candle on the table between us. After a few moment of just eye contact, Mr. Obama reached across the table and handed me a piece of paper which had 4 lines written on it, in poetry form. I can't remember the exact words, but it was something about planting seeds and they will grow. Something about soil and earth and renewal......

When I woke up, there was a great feeling of peace, and "everything will be allright".

Let it Grow, by Eric Clapton.....

https://twitter.com/softglas/status/96307571846803...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 02, 2018:

Democrats better realize we are not amused with their shenanigans either.

If they put up Gillibrand, I cannot do it. I will not vote for her.

Ruining a person's reputation on a lie is just as bad as supporting a person with a horrible reputation.

That stunt you pulled on Franken makes me want to scream. And all for political gain for women?

That's not gain. You gave in to the worst type of right wing tactics.

That makes you weak and unprincipled, Senator.

As Al said, there is a war on truth going on.

Dam sure not keeping alliance with those who are part of it.

2018....the year of the dog. You know what that means. Loyalty. Unconditional love for friends....but sniffing out enemies.

Don't care about these political climbers....we should be loyal to the ideals of America, and those who LIVE BY THEM.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on December 30, 2017:

https://mobile.twitter.com/DefendingDemo/status/94...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 03, 2017:

"Sen Warren accuses DNC of “rigging” the nomination for Clinton *1 DAY* before news drops of Guccifer editing hacked DNC emails. ...Odd, no?"

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on October 13, 2017:

For all you people who say dems and repubs are all the same....

Dem sexual assaulter Weinstein is ruined.

Repub sexual assaulter Trump is prez.

Kathy Griffin was fired.

Ted Nugent invited to white house.

Oh and you trumpees who wore t-shirts with trump holding hillarys head and calling her c*nt....you can kiss my entire behind!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on August 31, 2017:

How about we skip that wall, and use those billions to help flood victims.

After all, the victims are of all colors, ages and political stripes...

That is what youve been preaching, is it not?

We can all agree on this, can we not?

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on August 23, 2017:

I am a democrat. Hillary clinton was a great candidate to rep my ideals. She did not screw up, she got screwed.

Sanders does not rep me, nor is he a democrat.

Kindly do not speak for me as if you rep all dems.

I want nothing to do with the teaparty bernie bros and broettes.

Its so insulting to hear an independent cheered while browbeating the dem.

Clinton and sanders were aligned 97% of their platform.

How is it anyone gets to say shes not progressive?

Ill tell you. 30 years of bad-mouthing from the rabid right, And 1 year bad-mouthing from sanders and jill stein; both agents of moscow.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 06, 2017:

speaking of wikileaks....what happened to mrs wikileaks?

everyday for a year here there was a new three or four wiki posts or breitbart meme. so much so that a fellow hubber congratulated her on helping get trump elected!!

what happened to that??

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 03, 2017:

for everybody here who spent the last 8 yrs decrying obamas drone strikes, here is one for you:

"trumps yemen raid killed 23 civilians, including 10 children. pregnant woman shot in stomache, baby later died"

not to mention, the navy seal who died, who im sure youll never forget.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on December 04, 2016:

standing rock protectors have won. obama did the human thing....KNEW he was a good one.

the last vestige of humane we will see for a while.

inquisition is upon us.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 08, 2016:

ethics complaint filed against chafetts.

dem and former bush guy filing hatch act complaint against comey

.....lets see how republicans fare under their policy of investigate, charge, investigate.

personally, i think they will be sorry they EVER started.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on July 24, 2016:

dear Sanders supporters.....here is your problem: Sanders is an independent who caucused w the dems. he used the dem party to try and win presidency. you do not now get to be angry at the dems for picking the dem!!!

you do not get to tell them they're not democrat enough or left enough to please you.

you should have become indie and Sanders should have had the guts to stay one.

instead, he used words against the dem, which Dumpy the fascist is repeating all over america.

and where are his tax returns? Jane still working on them?

young people my azz. the techies should understand who will butter their bread. and everyone railing against the tpp,there is the other side of the story. I heard a person in adm say it would be 100 times worse if we are not involved and in the mix.

Herbert walker Bush gave us away a long time ago. all we can do now is mitigate the damage.

and I hope you enjoy Dumpy using Sanders words against Hillary to scam the young people into voting for the new inquisition.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on March 30, 2016:

You know the old saying what comes around goes around....

I have to say Sanders spokesman Weaver is a real nasty one. Same nasty attitude Sarandon has towards Clinton.

But we know all about Clinton. The good, the bad and the ugly.

We haven't heard the Sanders bad yet. And you know what?

It's worse.

This guy is playing a game. Yes, he talks a great one, but why is it I listened to every single Vermont resident running for Senate against him call him a corporate sell out?

Well, it's going to come out if and when the media decides to do it. Because it's there.

And i wonder if the media is waiting....letting him crow on his victories, his crowds, the real "man of the people" schpeel that America loves.

Because they must know.

He only released a tax return for one year.

All his assets are in wife's name.

He received mysterious 10 million dollar donation from DC, and has been warned twice by FEC for campaign shenanigans.

I feel we are being duped. Duped and taken for a ride by an ego, just like Trump.

This guy Sanders raises and spends more money than anyone.

And he's not a Democrat. His supporters really hate the democrat running, yet use the party she represents.

Well, maybe he's not a regular guy, either. Maybe he's quite wealthy himself. Not billionaire class, for sure, but millionaire quite possibly.

His campaign is rapidly going the trash Clinton route, and I can't help but see that rotten scoundrel Rove smiling in the background. Letting Sanders help do the dirty work against his arch nemesis the Clintons.

Laying waste to the Democratic party at the same time.

You don't like the status quo?

Think you'll burn it down and get what?

Barack Obama was against Citizens United, spoke against it in a national speech!

What happened to him?

Those right wing creeps in professional politics are salivating for a Sanders win. And i fear his ego is running away....who will prop him up after its burned down?

Hollywood???

The People???

Don't expect a lot of support, after you've trashed everyone you claim to be a part of.

He's hiding things. That can only bode for trouble.

I think they're waiting for the right moment to attack. After he's destroyed Clinton, they come for him.

You will get your revolution.

*just my opinion*

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 11, 2016:

David Brooks article I Miss Barack Obama....

I'm going to miss him, too. That great smile, and his kindness.

If anyone can show me kindness in the air anymore, I'll be shocked. We are so used to mean!

Heck, there used to be kindness in disagreement, too. Now, if you dont agree, you hate America, not a real American and why don't you leave the country!!!

People probly think a president has to be mean and tough. How tough is it to kick people when they're down?

And how many hearts can u win being mean?

It's such fake bravado. It's so easy to be mean. Anyone who acts like a schoolyard bully is not getting my vote.

Anyone who supports a schoolyard bully: ditto

Someone who shows kindness in the face of power will.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on February 01, 2016:

I just have one question....if youre a law abiding, peace loving hunter, why do you need ak 47, 30 shot clips, or vest piercing bullets?

And why are you against baning them? Unless you feel the need to use them one day.

You are the ones demigoguing this issue.

Somehow, taking away AK 47 from public domain is infringing your rights?

And yet, your religion is intimately involved in my personal life. No principles whatsoever!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 26, 2016:

Yay yay yay Obama!

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in fed prisons.

Now, lets make it system-wide ban for all prisons everywhere!

G d system put in place by religion. Let inmates "get closer to god", like nuns and monks.

Why so much sadism connected w religion? What about love?

Til Tuesday 'what about love'....great song!

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on January 19, 2016:

Hmmm. I wonder what Rense and Wiedner think now that Palin endorsed Trump, and he gushed over her?

I know for a fact, they cant stand her.

What "genius"" move is this, besides cow towing to the Baggers for votes?

This, i gotta hear.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on December 25, 2015:

C-Span showing Gun violence and Public Health....really recommend watching.

"Mental health is a red herring. The problem is easy access to guns"

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on December 08, 2015:

Obama signed executive order banning police use of some military equipment....YAY!

WE are not the enemy! You want to use military equipment and fire-power against people?....Join the military!

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-race-obama-i...

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on December 07, 2015:

"Let's not forget that freedom is more powerful than fear"--Prez Obama

from WSJ

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 16, 2015:

I for one , am glad Obama is there...and yes, USA better be on high alert.

With Obama, US gvt does not agree that BDS is anti-Semitic, refuses to recognize occupied Golan Heights as belonging to Israel, and has called for a return to pre 1967 borders.

So yeah--we'd better be on alert..as I'm sure Obama is.

A neo-con president most certainly would be playing right into Bibi's hands, like our Congress does.

**and here come the "Jew Hater!" "Anti-Semite" blah blah blah.

I'm an America lover, which means I stand for all people's everywhere. Abuse must stop: Including that being meted out by us.

Break the Chains that bind us.

We are "Give me your poor, your tired, your hungry"....not bomb them to smithereens.

*Semper Fi*...in honor of my uncle, who, like Smedley Butler, saw and realized the horror and futility of war.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 13, 2015:

Heard tpp discussed briefly on radio this am. Guy from commerce dpt??? don't remember--a US gvt employee. He said we are not the only country signing partnerships, and it will be much worse without tpp and the protections it offers.

I trust him and I trust Obama. So sue me.

Leslie McCowen (author) from Cape Cod, USA on November 11, 2015:

NO MORE WAR. happy veterans day

https://youtu.be/eiyqLafNn6A

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