Sunday, June 22, 2008

Help animals displaced by the Iowa flood!

The Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter has been completely destroyed. There are hundreds of companion animals being housed in temporary evacuation shelters in Cedar Rapids. Many, many more animals are still stranded in the tens of thousands of abandoned homes. Support is desperately needed.

The auction will be held on our website at from June 25-July 2. All funds raised will be directed to a special "Friends of the Animal Shelter" fund via the Kirkwood Foundation (tax ID 23-7076632), which is the fund raising division of the Kirkwood Community College, currently serving as the temporary shelter for displaced animals.

The bird of paradise.......(.above ) will be up for auction the 25th to help the animals of Cedar Rapids.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

They call it progress?

Yes, a bit lengthy, but definitely worth a's really sad society
has progessed this way...

SCHOOL -- 1957 vs. 2007

Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with
shotgun in gun rack.
1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car
and gets his shotgun to show Jack.
2007 - School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and
never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized
students and teachers.

Johnny and Mark get into a fistfight after school.
1957 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up
2007 - Police called, SWAT team arrives, arrests Johnny and Mark. Charge
them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it.

Jeffrey won't be still in class, disrupts other students.
1957 - Jeffrey sent to office and given a good paddling by the Principal.
Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.
2007 - Jeffrey given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested for
ADD. School gets extra money from state because Jeffrey has a disability.

Billy breaks a window in his neighbor's car and his Dad gives him a whipping
with his belt.
1957 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college,
and becomes a successful businessman.
2007 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to foster
care and joins a gang. State psychologist tells Billy's sister that she
remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison. Billy's mom
has affair with psychologist.

Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.
1957 - Mark shares aspirin with Principal out on the smoking dock.
2007 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations. Car
searched for drugs and weapons.

Pedro fails high school English.
1957 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English, goes to college.
2007 - Pedro's cause is taken up by state. Newspaper articles appear
nationally explaining that teaching English as a requirement for graduation
is racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against state school system and
Pedro's English teacher. English banned from core curriculum. Pedro given
anyway but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he cannot speak

Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from 4th of July, puts them in a
model airplane pain t bottle, blows up a red ant bed.
1957 - Ants die.
2007 - BATF, Homeland Security, FBI called. Johnny charged with domestic
terrorism, FBI investigates parents, siblings removed from home, computers
confiscated, Johnny's Dad goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed
to fly again.

Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee. He is found
crying by his teacher, Mary. Mary hugs him to comfort him.
1957 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
2007 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She
faces 3 years in State Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy.

Friday, June 13, 2008

internet trolls.....

I thought I would post this.....why? are probably thinking......
Well I am a victime of some cruel troll ( s ).......
After being sick with the posts and emails..that I got on ebay.....they have now gone to etsy ( a place I thought was safe ) It has now gone to my youtube account.
Someone clamed a copieright violation on one of my cat videos..sheshhhhhhh

Anyways here is a good read.

I still have no idea why people do this.
Get a life......or a job to get your mind occupied !