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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby ObsessoMom » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:52 pm UTC

addams wrote:What if Thumper's Mother Ruled The World?
It would be The End of Human Communication.
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It's been tried.


"If You Can't say something Nice, Don’t Say Anything At All.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I71cY9Ysy5U


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson
"If You Don’t have something Nice to Say, “Don’t Say Anything At All.”


Here, have a beautiful ear worm. And wonder if the guy she's singing to really isn't all that into her, after all. :)

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby Deva » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:28 am UTC

Fleeting, random thought: Imagined (some) spammers as trapped humans. Presented one route to freedom: money. Avoided exact numbers. Followed suggested methods to earn small amounts. Knew others who did too, however. Never left. Realized its futility quickly. Attempted a cleverer approach. Created the Nigerian Prince scam. Hoped to buy not only their own freedom, but others' too. Seemed befitting of royalty. Succeeded in obtaining money. Was it enough for even one person? Threatened to specify an upper limit. Encouraged others to achieve more, alternatively.

Pictured others who remained imprisoned. Tried initially. Gave up. Cannot stop. Forced them to plod along. Posts token attempts with jumbled language and broken links now.
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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby jobriath » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:55 am UTC

Deva wrote:... Pictured others who remained imprisoned. Tried initially. Gave up. Cannot stop. Forced them to plod along. Posts token attempts with jumbled language and broken links now.

Now I'm looking forward to receiving curiously-formatted word salad. Deva cured spam!

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby Sombrero Cat » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:58 am UTC

Cheers, D!

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Thank you,

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby Yakk » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:22 pm UTC

Sombrero Cat wrote:psycho biotches


Is there a way that can be used that isn't grounds for expulsion from polite company?
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Postby suffer-cait » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:40 pm UTC

I worked really hard to try to parse that as a misspelling of Biotechs, but i couldn't
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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby Weeks » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:07 pm UTC

This post isn't intended to be mean, but fuck you.
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:09 pm UTC

Love ya weeks, sorry to offended. I'll delete it.

I suppose everything depends on the coding....mean ing be damned.

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby gmalivuk » Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:12 am UTC

In case people are confused after the first post's edit:
In this post Sombrero Cat originally wrote:Cheers, D!

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Would someone be so kind as to put the psycho biotches back on the chain. Just put a stake in the front yard or something.

Thank you,

El gato


Yakk wrote:
Sombrero Cat wrote:psycho biotches


Is there a way that can be used that isn't grounds for expulsion from polite company?
I guess it might be possible to talk about literal bitches (as in the canine variety)? He is a cat after all...

(No, I don't believe that was the intent either. No one spells or pronounces that meaning of the word anything like "biotch".)
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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby bachaddict » Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:12 am UTC

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bachaddict wrote:I've bought a shirt with a LEGO Space and Star Wars mashup on it. I haven't even seen the movie it's referencing!
Time to remedy that.

Do you refer to Star Wars itself (or one of the VI episodes in particular), or to the LEGO movie*, or to the Lego Star Wars short films made for Cartoon Network and/or the Disney Channel?

* - which I haven't seen, but I think there are some Star Wars characters in it?

It's the LEGO Classic Space Logo with the planet and spaceship replaced with the Death Star and an X-Wing.
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I've seen Attack of the Clones, or part of it, but not the Death Star explosion.
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00 am UTC

I've learned my lesson. In the future, I'll be more polite and respond with youtube. Lord knows we don't wanna offend the delicate sensibilities .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pbfkNI2d_Ag

Nothing like a classic to put things into perspective.

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(No, I don't believe that was the intent either. No one spells or pronounces that meaning of the word anything like "biotch".)


http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/ ... ans/n13474

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby eSOANEM » Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:17 am UTC

gmalivuk wrote:
Yakk wrote:
Sombrero Cat wrote:psycho biotches


Is there a way that can be used that isn't grounds for expulsion from polite company?
I guess it might be possible to talk about literal bitches (as in the canine variety)? He is a cat after all...

(No, I don't believe that was the intent either. No one spells or pronounces that meaning of the word anything like "biotch".)


In the UK it's common to break the vowel with a long a to "biatch". IIRC Americans tend to write this sound with an o if it's not followed by an r so it wouldn't be that strange of a way for an American to write the British pronunciation of biatch.

Or there's the californians of course.
my pronouns are they

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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:34 pm UTC

I was gonna delete and drop it until gmalivuk reposted. Then I figure I'd better defend my use of "colorful language". You deal with creepy stalker and her band of (insert adj.) and merry men for a little while, then come talk to me about "polite company". I assure you, the term "polite company" would be laughable. I'm done.

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Postby Whizbang » Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:51 pm UTC

Sombrero Cat wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pbfkNI2d_Ag



That's love, right there.

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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:18 pm UTC

Sigh, I got nothing. no witty response. (cat wanders off into ally to hide)

(ground starts shaking, people on the street start looking around with concern)

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Postby gmalivuk » Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:27 pm UTC

Just keep digging yourself into that hole.

Incidentally the problem wasn't "colorful language", it was your use of ableist and gendered insults one right after the other.

No one here gives a single fuck if you use a bit of "colorful language".
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:22 pm UTC

Thank you for the heads up.

ableist and gendered insults


In no way was that my intend. Is that the consensus or the opinions of a few? Psycho, crazy, nuts...bitch, dick, jerk. These are all adj. in my vocabulary. In my mind, bitch is the feminine for dick... In Spanish it would be puta (f) puto (m). In the future, would I say psycho stalking jerk woman? Jerk just doesn't seem to be the proper adj. Bitch fits, but soften it up with a little o bioootch? Damn, she is a biooootch!

I removed it because it hurt someone's feelings, not because I thought the term was sexist. I would appreciate some input.

Bitch (insult)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bitch, literally meaning a female dog, is a slang pejorative for a person, commonly a woman, who is belligerent, unreasonable, malicious, a control freak, rudely intrusive or aggressive. When applied to a man, bitch is a derogatory term for a subordinate.


To be clear, bold was the exact intended use.

I found something else.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hipster_sexism

Funny, I never thought of myself as a hipster. Better go buy me a pair of skinny jeans. Oh no, I've just offended the hipsters!

Gotta be honest, I'm gonna have a hard time removing biotch from my vocabulary. Sigh, I better just get it out of my system now!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hXgAYku2PA

lol, I love the JAZZ hands ending.
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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby Weeks » Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:45 pm UTC

Sombrero Cat wrote:I removed it because it hurt someone's feelings
whose?
Sombrero Cat wrote:not because I thought the term was sexist. I would appreciate some input.
Try paying attention to what people are saying maybe? Instead of covering your ears and yelling "BUT I DIDN'T MEAN IT LOL" over and over?
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:55 pm UTC

I'm happy to see you didn't take offense. I get nervous when I hear those hooves start pounding. Lol, those buffalo can be MEAN, scary, unreasonable, belligerent, malicious, control freaks, rudely intrusive, and aggressive.

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Postby gmalivuk » Sat Mar 28, 2015 3:14 pm UTC

Sombrero Cat wrote:Thank you for the heads up.

ableist and gendered insults


In no way was that my intend. Is that the consensus or the opinions of a few?
It's the consensus and the opinions of most on this forum along with pretty much everyone elsewhere who cares about the effects their words have on people in marginalized groups.

Psycho, crazy, nuts...bitch, dick, jerk. These are all adj. in my vocabulary. In my mind, bitch is the feminine for dick... In Spanish it would be puta (f) puto (m). In the future, would I say psycho stalking jerk woman? Jerk just doesn't seem to be the proper adj. Bitch fits, but soften it up with a little o bioootch? Damn, she is a biooootch!
Did you miss the part about ableism? It's not cool to call someone "psycho" or "crazy" or "nuts", either, and if "jerk" is the only nongendered insult you can think of, I'm surprised you have a large enough English vocabulary to know words like "vocabulary" or "stalking".
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Postby Deva » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:03 pm UTC

Sounds like a forum game. "Name as many inoffensive insults as possible."
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Postby gmalivuk » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:10 pm UTC

Deva wrote:Sounds like a forum game. "Name as many inoffensive insults as possible."
They don't have to be "inoffensive" in the sense of being polite, as that would rather defeat the purpose of an insult.

We merely want ones that don't further marginalize entire groups of people.
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:18 pm UTC

S
ombrero Cat wrote:Thank you for the heads up.

ableist and gendered insults



In no way was that my intend. Is that the consensus or the opinions of a few?

It's the consensus and the opinions of most on this forum along with pretty much everyone elsewhere who cares about the effects their words have on people in marginalized groups.

Psycho, crazy, nuts...bitch, dick, jerk. These are all adj. in my vocabulary. In my mind, bitch is the feminine for dick... In Spanish it would be puta (f) puto (m). In the future, would I say psycho stalking jerk woman? Jerk just doesn't seem to be the proper adj. Bitch fits, but soften it up with a little o bioootch? Damn, she is a biooootch!

Did you miss the part about ableism? It's not cool to call someone "psycho" or "crazy" or "nuts", either, and if "jerk" is the only nongendered insult you can think of, I'm surprised you have a large enough English vocabulary to know words like "vocabulary" or "stalking".


Gracias, I'll try to expand my vocabulary to incorporate more P.C. insults. I appreciate the P.C. advice, it will no doubt curry favor with many. You are indeed a little "debonaire with your peeing style".


For the record, I don't agree with you, I just don't have interest in debating the subject. IE: definitions http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/defin ... lish/bitch . more specifically el numero dos (context). In case you didn't notice, I'm rather informal. Nice how you skated by that part...I'm certainly open minded enough to do some research and admit my ignorance and apologize, especially when it offends the unintended.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictiona ... http://www "MODed : a person who is mentally ill and often dangerous or violent" and oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/bitch. Take it up with webster and the queen. Sell crazy some where else, we're all full up here. Certainly had enough curry, I've got the farts.

Crawl the entire site for the key words and tell me the response in relation to the keywords/usage. I'm just currious.

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Postby addams » Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:31 am UTC

Remember?
Remember, before Public Broadcasting?

The electronic voice has made us all so smart.

Remember?
Remember, before?

Back when only a few people were Smart...
And;...They lived in Ivory Towers.

The Reality of Intelectals was argued, Then;
The way the Reality of Aliens and God are argued, Now.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivory_tower
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The term ivory tower originates in the Biblical Song of Solomon (7:4)[1] and was later used as an epithet for Mary. From the 19th century, it has been used to designate a world or atmosphere where intellectuals engage in pursuits that are disconnected from the practical concerns of everyday life. It usually carries pejorative connotations of a willful disconnect from the everyday world: esoteric, over-specialized, or even useless research, and academic elitism. [2] In American English usage it is also used as shorthand for academia or the university, particularly departments of the humanities and the social sciences.[citation needed]
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7 parts cheap rum, 2 parts special coconut milk. Garnish with baby oil and orange peel.

Drink with caution, you never know where you might end up!

It's always fun to watch the coli-form squirm through the petri dish as the light gets hotter and brighter. cpt kangaroo bitch cpt kangaroo. light is a true public service. You do realize that I don't give a bakers dozen about you or your petty little world.
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Postby Quercus » Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:26 pm UTC

I just got a date for tomorrow (Wooo!), and the song that immediately popped into my head was Bruce Springsteen's Easy Money, which made me laugh (the song is about a couple going out robbing people as a romantic activity).

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Postby Kewangji » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:22 pm UTC

I wrote a dissertation, it got published in academic places, one of the authors of one of the books I analyzed in it read it and told me she liked it, I'm freaking out a bit? but in a good way?
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Postby Sombrero Cat » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:33 pm UTC

Congratulations, Kewangji! Stick with it!

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Postby addams » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:59 pm UTC

Randon Thought:
"You are either part of the Solution or you are a part of the Problem."
Words to live by.

Then, I was told,
"No. If you are not part of the Solution you are part of the Precipitate."


I had to think about that.
I'm not very bright.
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Postby felltir » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:30 am UTC

Kewangji wrote:I wrote a dissertation, it got published in academic places, one of the authors of one of the books I analyzed in it read it and told me she liked it, I'm freaking out a bit? but in a good way?


Awesome! Good work :)

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That should be "the author of one of the books"* but yes I'm feeling good about it thanks. :)
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Tomorrow is my first and only Cesar Chavez Day.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cesar_Chavez

What is the Right and Proper way to Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day?
It's his Birthday. So; Have a Birthday Party for a Dead Guy?

It took some reading, but I may have found some vague directions.
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There is a portrait of Chavez in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.[37]

In 1973, college professors in Mount Angel, Oregon, established the first four-year Mexican-American college in the United States. They chose Chavez as their symbolic figurehead, naming the college Colegio Cesar Chavez. In the book Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983: A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination, author Carlos Maldonado writes that Chavez visited the campus twice, joining in public demonstrations in support of the college. Though the college closed in 1983, it remains a recognized part of Oregon history. On its website, the Oregon Historical Society writes: "Structured as a 'college-without-walls', more than 100 students took classes in Chicano Studies, early childhood development, and adult education. Significant financial and administrative problems caused Colegio to close in 1983. Its history represents the success of a grassroots movement".[38] The Colegio has been described as having been a symbol of the Latino presence in Oregon.[39]

In 1973, Chavez received the Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged.[40]


Chavez visiting Colegio Cesar Chavez.
In 1992, Chavez was awarded the Pacem in Terris Award, named after a 1963 encyclical by Pope John XXIII calling upon all people of good will to secure peace among all nations. Pacem in terris is Latin for "Peace on Earth".

On September 8, 1994, Chavez was presented posthumously with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton. The award was received by his widow, Helen Chavez.

The Californian cities of Long Beach, Modesto, Sacramento, San Diego, Berkeley, and San Jose, California, have renamed parks after him, as well as the City of Seattle, Washington. In Amarillo, Texas, a bowling alley has been renamed in his memory. In Los Angeles, César E. Chávez Avenue, originally two separate streets (Macy Street west of the Los Angeles River and Brooklyn Avenue east of the river), extends from Sunset Boulevard and runs through East Los Angeles and Monterey Park. In San Francisco, "César Chávez Street", originally Army Street, is named in his memory. At San Francisco State University the student center is also named after him. The University of California, Berkeley, has a "César E. Chávez Student Center", which lies across Lower Sproul Plaza from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union. California State University San Marcos's Chavez Plaza includes a statue to Chavez. In 2007, The University of Texas at Austin unveiled its own Cesar Chavez statue[41] on campus. Fresno named an adult school, where a majority percent of students' parents or themselves are or have been field workers, after Chavez. In Austin, Texas, 1st Street was renamed "César Chávez Boulevard" in 1993.[42] In Ogden, Utah, a four-block section of 30th Street was renamed "César Chávez Street". In Oakland, there is a library named after him and his birthday, March 31, is a district holiday in remembrance of him. On July 8, 2009, Portland, Oregon, changed the name of 39th Avenue to Cesar Chavez Boulevard.[43] San Antonio renamed Durago Avenue "César Chávez Avenue" in May 2011, though not without some controversy.[44] In 2003, the United States Postal Service honored Chavez with a postage stamp. The largest flatland park in Phoenix, Arizona is named after Chavez and features the "César Chávez" Branch Library and a life-size statue of Chavez by artist Zarco Guerrero. In April, 2010, the city of Dallas, Texas, changed street signage along the downtown street-grade portion of Central Expressway, renaming it for Chavez;[45] part of the street passes adjacent to the downtown Dallas Farmers Market complex. El Paso has a controlled-access highway, the portion of Texas Loop 375 running beside the Rio Grande, called the "César Chávez Border Highway"; also in El Paso, the alternative junior-senior high school in the Ysleta Independent School District is named for Chavez. Las Cruces, New Mexico, has an elementary school named for Chavez as well.


The National Chavez Center, Keene, California.
In 2004, the National Chavez Center was opened on the UFW national headquarters campus in Keene by the César E. Chávez Foundation. It currently consists of a visitor center, memorial garden and his grave site. When it is fully completed, the 187-acre (0.76 km2) site will include a museum and conference center to explore and share Chavez's work.[36] On September 14, 2011, the U.S. Department of the Interior added the 187 acres (76 ha) Nuestra Senora Reina de La Paz ranch to the National Register of Historic Places.[46]

In 2005, a Cesar Chavez commemorative meeting was held in San Antonio, honoring his work on behalf of immigrant farmworkers and other immigrants. Chavez High School in Houston is named in his honor, as is Cesar E. Chavez High School in Delano, California. In Davis, California; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Bakersfield, California and Madison, Wisconsin there are elementary schools named after him in his honor. In Davis, there is also an apartment complex named after Chavez which caters specifically to low-income residents and people with physical and mental disabilities. In Racine, Wisconsin, there is a community center named the "César Chávez Community Center" also in his honor. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) nominated him three times for the Nobel Peace Prize.[47]

On December 6, 2006, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Chavez into the California Hall of Fame located at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts.[48]

Chavez was referenced by Stevie Wonder in the song "Black Man" from the album Songs in the Key of Life and by Tom Morello in the song "Union Song" from the album One Man Revolution.[citation needed]

On May 18, 2011, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the Navy would be naming the last of 14 Lewis and Clark-class cargo ships after Cesar Chavez.[49] The USNS Cesar Chavez was launched on May 5, 2012.[50]

One of Chavez's grandchildren is the professional golfer Sam Chavez.

Chavez is honored with a building named the "César E. Chávez Building" located on the University of Arizona campus. The building was built in 1952 and houses the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, the Mexican-American Studies and Research Center and Hispanic Student Affairs.[51]

On October 8, 2012, President Barack Obama designated the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument within the National Park system.[52]

In 2012, a film about Chavez's life was produced. It was released in the US on March 28, 2014.

Cesar Chavez's birthday, March 31, is a state holiday in California, Colorado, and Texas. It is intended to promote community service in honor of Chavez's life and work. Many, but not all, state government offices, community colleges, and libraries are closed. Many public schools in the three states are also closed. Chavez Day is an optional holiday in Arizona. Although not a federal holiday, President Barack H. Obama proclaimed March 31 "Cesar Chavez Day" in the United States, with Americans being urged to "observe this day with appropriate service, community, and educational programs to honor César Chávez's enduring legacy".[53]


Community Service in Honor of Cesar Chavez?
Spoiler:
Do Your HomeWork!
Then, do your bother's homework.
Then, do the dishes.

Did you remember to Thank God for your food?
Even if you are a farmworker, you did not do it alone.

Did you remember your Mom, today?
He was brimming over with the Values of his people and of his day and age.

That was, just, a Wild Guess.
What do you think Mr. Chavez would have us do on His Day?

He is a contemporary historical figure.
The Smithsonian has original essays Cesar Chavez wrote.
They must go nicely with his Black Jacket.

He wrote enough and talked enough.
We should be able to Guess what he might ask of us.

I think he would like a Picnic where his life and his work were mentioned.

Rules!
Gott'a have Rules!

If you don't have something nice to say about The Birthday Boy;
Then, don't say anything at all.

One Day of No Hate Speech.
What a nice day That would be.
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Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
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Alcohol.
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Postby addams » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:38 am UTC

Alcohol is the easy answer.
If the easy answer works,
the question is answered;

For You.

They may do something at The Park.
http://www.nps.gov/cech/index.htm

I'd expect it to be crowded.
Looking at photos is easier than driving into the Mojave Desert on a Hot day.

https://www.google.com/search?q=C%C3%A9 ... B620%3B413
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Postby SurgicalSteel » Tue Mar 31, 2015 3:19 am UTC

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Postby Sombrero Cat » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:57 pm UTC

These people are so full of it.

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Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

Postby FierceContinent » Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:43 pm UTC

addams wrote:What do you think Mr. Chavez would have us do on His Day?

Watch lesbian cats attack exploding republican moose?

http://thehungersite.greatergood.com/cl ... 211CDEAB03
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Postby addams » Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:13 am UTC

FierceContinent wrote:
addams wrote:What do you think Mr. Chavez would have us do on His Day?

edit:(a little poorly researched linkage not copied; anymore)

He must have done so much Reading.
He was not only attempting to change law.
He was attempting to find a way of enforcing already existing law.
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