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Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-15-2005, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 424
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by eemamahob I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eemamahob
I think he will always hold a place in history as a man whose life was cut short by a institution so biased and racist we would have never known his full...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-13-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 426
Posted By IslandMamma
Thank you, Adina.

Thank you, Adina.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-13-2005, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 426
Posted By IslandMamma
The cycle has been perpetuated: ...

The cycle has been perpetuated:

http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/12/13/wi...ion/index.html (http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/12/13/williams.execution/index.html)

May our children one day forgive us.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-06-2005, 04:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,005
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by FreeThinkinMama ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FreeThinkinMama
"It's so easy for them to pronounce who exactly should and shouldn't have children, because their way is the RIGHT way. Can you just imagine what their...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2005, 04:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,005
Posted By IslandMamma
err.... what? This has nothing to do with your...

err.... what? This has nothing to do with your child. Unless I'm missing something.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,005
Posted By IslandMamma
Dragonfly, I'm all about supporting people's...

Dragonfly, I'm all about supporting people's emotions and feelings-- to a point. When someone posts something as thoughtful and empathetic as "I hate parents like that, they don't deserve children...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2005, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 152
Posted By IslandMamma
I can sympathize. Before DS, my job required me...

I can sympathize. Before DS, my job required me to travel a lot, and I would get off the plane literally bathed in sweat. It was terrifying for me until..

A doc friend suggested 10mg of Valium...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2005, 02:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,005
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by FreeThinkinMama ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FreeThinkinMama
there's no excuse for neglecting or abusing your children.

So, do you *personally* know this mother? Are you prepared to condemn her for her actions...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-05-2005, 02:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,005
Posted By IslandMamma
There are these mothers I know. They like to...

There are these mothers I know. They like to vent about how horrible other mothers are for their actions when they don't even talk to those "others" to know what's going on in their lives. They cast...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-03-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 2,563
Posted By IslandMamma
MiTB, that makes absolutely no sense. Are you...

MiTB, that makes absolutely no sense. Are you worried-- for real-- about underpopulation??

And *WHERE* in just about any of the posts I've come across in my 2.5 years at MDC does someone dictate...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-03-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 2,563
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by Deirdre Thanks...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deirdre
Thanks tootpapa for your posts.

I don't think your statements are false http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

MITB - I am...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-16-2005, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By IslandMamma
It astounds me that people don't believe this....

It astounds me that people don't believe this. C'mon, even HOLLYWOOD is buying it! Didn't anyone see "The Day After Tomorrow"? Only in the real world, Jake Gyllenhaal isn't coming to save me...
...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-16-2005, 09:21 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
I said I was bowing out, but my suspicion--...

I said I was bowing out, but my suspicion-- especially after talking to the cops-- is that most gun-related violence happens more along the lines of what I experienced the other night, rather than...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-16-2005, 03:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By IslandMamma
One simple thing the pharma companies could do...

One simple thing the pharma companies could do is stop forumulating it as a tablet. Sudafed is, for example, now producing a liquigel-- apparently, meth cannot be produced from it in that form.
...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-15-2005, 05:47 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Okay, I'm pretty worked up right now, but you...

Okay, I'm pretty worked up right now, but you know what? I almost didn't come home from work tonight. Take the second ammendment and shove it.

A usually very nice man in a great deal of pain (to...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-14-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
...that of totally hot mamas packing something...

...that of totally hot mamas packing something much more powerful than a .45?
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-14-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Yet again proof that great minds think alike....

Yet again proof that great minds think alike. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-14-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by cumulus We might...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cumulus
We might discuss what gun possession models for the next generation.

Hallelujah! I've been waiting years for someone to pose that question.

However, I...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-13-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 369
Posted By IslandMamma
So, what is Bill himself doing to defend his...

So, what is Bill himself doing to defend his country?

You're pretty safe from mortar attacks on the other side of a radio.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-12-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by bailey228 and...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bailey228
and yes I do know cpr/first aid http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

Right on. I've seen that an amazing amount of lives. The...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-12-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
"Old" and "poor" were not meant literally,...

"Old" and "poor" were not meant literally, sorry.

Really, it doesn't happen "all the time". I agree that there is rampant crime and despair out there, but I stand by my assertion that the way of...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-12-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by bailey228 #5...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bailey228

#5 look at it from the eyes of a criminal. Bob is walking down the street comming home from work in his office in Chicago (where no one is allowed to have a...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-12-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 65
Posted By IslandMamma
Quote: Originally Posted by FtBenningMama ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by FtBenningMama
Compare it to how New York and Guilliani reacted to the terrorist attacks. But then Guiliani had a plan for every senerio and the first responders...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-12-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 3,194
Posted By IslandMamma
Sweet! Another reason I love CA. Guns...

Sweet! Another reason I love CA.

Guns needed to protect your home and family? Until the grizzly bears make a return, what-evah. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

If...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   11-11-2005, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 603
Posted By IslandMamma
Oh, I just LOVE this!!! It's the good news you...

Oh, I just LOVE this!!! It's the good news you never hear.

I don't care if it's Pat effing Robertson; it's a bold and generous move. Kudos!
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