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    Apropos of absolutely nothing but appreciation thread for Madfloridian

    I was just looking for something here and came across a post of @madfloridian‘s It was this one

    https://jackpineradicals.com/boards/topic/if-you-doubt-limits-of-govt-propaganda-remember-lynch-and-tillman/

    She has so many fantastic posts I couldn’t stop checking them out.

    https://jackpineradicals.com/members/madfloridian/forums/

    I know we have many, loyal, wonderful, intelligent, members. So many great writers here. But Madflo, who has been with us from the beginning, never fails to inform, help out when she can and just is a great friend to us all.

    She also works hard at causing real change. An activist for years.

    And who couldn’t love that smilin’ face?!

    57703de5d0c7d-bpfull

    Thank you for all you do here, all you do for your former students, people in your life and for progressive causes.

    :hug: :heart:

    NikolaC, shanti, donDonE and 94 othersBlueAK, snot, SandersDem, libodem, immoderate, Silver Witch, chknltl, ThatGuy888, BuySellTrade, ChiciB1, Baba OhReally, Octafish, vattel, FloriTexan, Smarmie Doofus, Dragon Turtle, Art from Ark, whatchamacallit, hopemountain, HIP56948, LiberalElite, ReRe2, pa28, dlegendary1, MistaP, NJOCK, bobthedrummer, Tuesday, Cleita, pacalo, TIME TO PANIC, Major Hogwash, mntleo2, disillusioned73, faultindicator, mother earth, Charles, potisok, ctsnowman, 99Forever, WillyT, Odd John, jopacaco, Pam, daleanime, mak3cats, Mnpaul, Salemcourt, Paulie, canoeist52, morgwynn, Two way street, Deadpool, down-by-the-river, Gryneos, Enthusiast, cui bono, Paper Roses, nenagh, slay, Eggar, Fuddnik, azurnoir, joentokyo, dreamnightwind, OzoneTom, DamnYankeeInHouston, FanBoy, twenty, 7wo7rees, davidthegnome, so far from heaven, Rozinante, glinda, RufusTFirefly, mrdmk, KauaiK, ThomPaine, dorkzilla, Dragonfli, Pacco Fransisco, NV Wino, Land of Enchantment, area woman, jwirr, HeartoftheMidwest, Doremus Jessup, Haikugal, 20score, A little weird, caliny, frylock, historylovr, like this
    Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  

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    • MannyGoldstein (2342 posts)
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      1. I second what Mary said

      A good person who writes good posts. A treasure for so many.

      "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it" - Upton Sinclair
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        2. Yep. Just love her

        I’m mad about Mad!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • 20score (147 posts)
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      3. She's always been awesome!

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        4. She sure has

        Thanks, 20score. I remember WAY BACK when I used to just lurk at DU. You, @mannygoldstein @octafish and @madfloridian were some of  my favorites. I know there were others that are here now but I’m having a brain fart. :)

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Haikugal (6810 posts)
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      5. MadFlo has been my hero for many years. I looked for and read her posts

      at another site and her joining us here made JPR feel like home. She’s one of the people who inspire, inform and support us all and I’m grateful for her presence.

      Thanks MadFlo, you’re the bomb!! :hug:

        ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR ONE.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        8. Exactly how i feel

        :hug:

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • caliny (2247 posts)
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      6. Love Madfloridian

      for always saying what I want but don’t know how

      and for always keeping us informed of what’s going on

      Have loved reading her posts for a very long time  :heart:  :yourock:

       

       

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        9. Same here

        She’s like family. :hug:

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • area woman (5467 posts)
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      6. Love the hell out of you, madflo!

      :hug:

      I'm so cute I shit kittens.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        10. I just love your sig line

        Did you happen to shit madflo’s kitten?

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Land of Enchantment (8949 posts)
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      11. Madflo's OP's are must reads for me. I have learned so much (both at SV

      and here) from her well researched and thoroughly thought out posts. Please keep ’em coming!!!  animated-thinking-smiley-image-0018

           "Hope is the feathered thing that perches in your heart." ~ Emily Dickinson  
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        12. Me too!

        It was she who first let me know what charter schools were really about. I’m grateful for that!

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • dorkzilla (2517 posts)
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      13. Hear hear!!! Three cheers for MadFlo!

      You’re one awesome person, and a great, informative poster.

       

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        14. Hip! Hip! Hooray!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • KauaiK (3529 posts)
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      15. MadFlo is one of my favorite writers here; always intelligent and well written

      I think of JPR as an online family.  Please let us know if there is anything anyone of us can do.

      For me personally, if I look at the totality of what is going on it’s overwhelming and beyond depressing.  I choose one subject.  Then I do what I can to bring to the attention of my legislators.   Then I move on to the next.  I’m not so delusional as to believe I can change it, but it makes me think I’m doing something.

      Thomas Paine was a pamphleteer.  I like to think of all of use here as pamphleteers bringing informtion to everyone’s attention.

       

      Critical thinking is the vaccine for charlatans of the world who exploit ignorance - JPR's own So Far From Heaven.

      • ThomPaine (4771 posts)
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        16. Actually I want to start a movement to do just that. We struggle to get our

        messages out.  I have done some but not enough of pamphleteering.  Print out cheap fliers and hand out or put under windshield wipers.

        • KauaiK (3529 posts)
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          18. Good Idea. Inserts in newpapers and mailers as well.

          One of Christopher Hitchen’s Professors once warned him he would end up being nothing but a pamphleteer.   He did become one and then some.     Here’s one for a flyer!

          Critical thinking is the vaccine for charlatans of the world who exploit ignorance - JPR's own So Far From Heaven.

          • ThomPaine (4771 posts)
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            31. Thank you and forgive me, but having a black background cost a lot in

            ink.   Sorry, but you wouldn’t believe how many fliers I have seen that would run me out of black ink.

            On edit:  I should have said that the message was great.

        • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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          20. Good idea! Thank you

          Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        19. We can do what we do.

        Push for left progressive candidates and legislation, inform, discuss, ask questions, and, whenever possible, get into the streets!

        She’s one of mine too. And I also think of JackpineRadicals as a family. I always have. :hug:

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • ThomPaine (4771 posts)
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      17. Madflo is my second favorite poster here. I don't say who is my first

      so my friends all can think they are.

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        23. Sneaky!!

        It’s okay. I know it’s me. :lol:

        We have so many I couldn’t possibly choose. But Madflo has done so much I just had to do an appreciation thread!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
        • ThomPaine (4771 posts)
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          30. Oh, oh yeah, of course it's you.

          • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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            33. Bawhahaha!

            Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • RufusTFirefly (2743 posts)
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      21. Enthusiastic K & R! One of my favorites! n/t

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        24. Mine too! Thank you!

        :hi:

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • mrdmk (486 posts)
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      22. For some reason I am always

      K & R & B anything to do with Madfloridan

       

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        25. What's the B?

        But thanks for the K&R. She’s awesome

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
        • mrdmk (486 posts)
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          62. Bookmark

          • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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            69. DERP!

            Thanks! 

            Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • so far from heaven (14941 posts)
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      26. You know, Madflo,

      you’re one of my only friends here. I don’t have many, probably because I’m a real shit sometimes. Hell, most of them are already on this thread. They’re a wonderful, beautiful group of individuals and a true gaggle of intelligent and loving men and women.

      You know how I feel about you Madflo, and we’ve talked about some really weird stuff, good and bad. You always have the right thing to say and the right way to say it. And I’ll always have your back no matter what. All you have to do is call.

      Someday I would love to meet you, and put a face to the written words. That would be nice.

      Until then, I just want you to know that I absolutely cherish your friendship.

      "When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        27. Awe! What a beautiful, sweet post

        :hug:

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • davidthegnome (1374 posts)
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      28. Happy to rec this one…

      Another poster that I have enjoyed reading posts from for a number of years.  We’ve definitely got the best of the best here at JPR – Madfloridian absolutely among them.

      “There is no distinctly native American criminal class save Congress.” - Mark Twain
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        29. Thank you, David!

        I agree. And you’re also among them. :)

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • DamnYankeeInHouston (155 posts)
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      32. She's this teacher's hero.

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        34. Well that's one hell of a recommendation!

        Thank you for letting us know that

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • OzoneTom (858 posts)
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      35. Yes, always pleased to see that smilin' face! /nt

      Pleased to have matching hands and feet.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        36. No matter how I'm feeling

        That avatar makes me smile

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        37. Congratulations! That was your 500th post!

        YAY! Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Iorek (105 posts)
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      38. Madflo is a treasure.

      She makes me smarter when I read her posts.

      Formerly known as Beowulf.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        39. What a nice thing to say

        She makes me smarter too. :)

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • slay (539 posts)
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      40. Indeed

      I recognize that name from…  … many years.  :evilgrin:  Always good stuff!

       

      *edited for clarity – not sure if succeeded though…lol

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        44. Oh yeah, we get it. :)

        It’s ok to say it in this context. I said it somewhere in this thread. ;)

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • cui bono (1664 posts)
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      41. MadFlo has Mad Skillz at posting informative and thoughtful OPs.

      I have so much appreciation and respect for her.  :hug: :toast:

      The DNC can try to squash us but we'll just come back stronger.   
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        45. Thank you Cui!

        That she does!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Enthusiast (11124 posts)
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      42. Thank you, Mary! Madfloridian is such a valuable contributor.

      Thank you, Madfloridian!   

      "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. There would be no place to hide."  Frank Church "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." - Frederic Bastiat, 1848
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        46. Thank you, Enthusiast!

        animated-jumping-smiley-image-0008

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Deadpool (12349 posts)
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      43. Love Love Love Madflo

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        47. Me too!

        Thank you! I’m just mad about Mad!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • jopacaco (94 posts)
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      48. Great posts worth reading

      Madflo was one of the first posters who caught my attention many years ago at the other place. As a fellow teacher, her posts about education are enlightening and well worth reading. I read her posts here and on Twitter. I may not post much but I read a lot and her posts are the first ones that I check out.

      "The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced."   Frank Zappa "Either we figure out how to keep corporate cash out of the political system, or we lose the democracy.” Molly Ivins
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        49. Thank you!

        She sure does inform about education. I’ve learned a great deal from her

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • WillyT (10720 posts)
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      50. Go Madflo !!!

      :bounce:

       

      :fistbump:

       

      :hi:

       

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        51. Hey Willy!

        Thank you

        :hi:

        :fistbump:

        :bounce: animated-jumping-smiley-image-0008

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • 99Forever (3831 posts)
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      52. Maddy is a blessing for all of us.

      Her writings reflect so much of what JPR is really about.

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        54. That's so true

        That’s exactly what it is

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • faultindicator (971 posts)
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      53. Absolutely – the facts speak for themselves.

      Very happy that Madfloridian is here and doing so much for us.

      A reasonable request: Reduce daily TV viewing time by 1/2 hour starting now. Ask others to do the same, follow through with them, break the media habit. FI - Simple and straight forward, just like this place, solutions without the bullshit.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        55. That's a fact!

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Major Hogwash (3071 posts)
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      56. We're lucky she hangs around with us.

      Frankly, she researches the subjects of her topics so well, I’m surprised that some liberal site like Truthout or Alternet didn’t offer her a job writing for them by now! She has great insight, a sign of much intelligence, which is evident in her writing. Great gal all around.

      Trump moya marionetka ~ Putin  
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        57. That's true

        Their loss for not doing so. Our gain

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • historylovr (192 posts)
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      58. Three cheers for Madfloridian!

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        64. X3

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Cleita (2783 posts)
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      59. Madfloridian is

      one of the best posters on the internet not just JPR.

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        65. Absolutely!

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • pacalo (170 posts)
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      60. Madfloridian's OPs are always top-notch

      due to her meticulous research & spot-on analyses.

      She’s been one of my favorites for years.

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        66. I love your little love emoticon!

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
        • pacalo (170 posts)
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          72. Feel free to make a copy for yourself, Mary.

          • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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            74. Thank you!

            Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • TIME TO PANIC (586 posts)
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      61. Props to Madfloridian!

      :bounce:

      "We Tortured Some Folks" - Barack Obama
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        67. Thank you!

        She is reading these. :)

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • bobthedrummer (3386 posts)
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      All power to the People.
      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        68. Lots of good stuff there. Thank you!

        And lots of Madfloridian!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
        • bobthedrummer (3386 posts)
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          70. We all LOVE the TRUTH Mary!

          All power to the People.
          • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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            71. I wanna run and hide

            But I won’t 

            Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • dlegendary1 (1052 posts)
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      73. I loves me some Mad Flo

      Always a beacon of wisdom and truth. A memory that extends to times that we wish to forget. And a personality that is like a cup of tea for the soul. Not sure how she does it but she is definitely one of the good guys.

      These mofos at the DNC can lick mah balls! I'm not voting or supporting their 3rd way goons.
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        75. a personality that is like a cup of tea for the soul

        Beautiful and perfect! Thank you

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    • hopemountain (2347 posts)
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      76. madfloridian's posts are frequently bookmarked

      by moi and always appreciated for their informative, thought provoking content. thank you, madfloridian :hug:

      "economic and environmental justice is spiritual work." ~ tom b. k. goldtooth .... "question everything – including, organizations touting labels proclaiming stewardship of living things and high ideals when in truth, they fanatically practice the stewardship of exploitation, greed, and destruction."
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        81. She does rock!

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • Smarmie Doofus (577 posts)
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      77. One of the main reasons I keep coming back here. nt

      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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        82. Same here!

        Though I do have lots of reasons, she’s a biggie. :)

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
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      78. Madfloridian is TOPS.

      Old School Goodness. New School Know-How. Always the Best.

      “Get the truth and print it.” -- John S. Knight
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        83. Well said!

        Just like you!

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
    • ChiciB1 (680 posts)
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      79. Always An Inspiration AND Has ALWAYS Had My Respect!

      She’s been someone I’ve learned so much from and a person who has always been articulate and fights the good fight!  From “over there” for many years to being here now, her light shines!

      Hats Off To You Madflo!

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        84. Couldn't agree more

        Thank you

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
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          86. Thank YOU Mary For Posting This Tribute To Madfloridian!

          So many of us here have been fans of hers for a very long time.  I also live in Florida and she’s always been on top of so much that has gone on in this state!  Her knowledge seems to have no end.  Again, thank you too!

           

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            87. My pleasure!

            Yes, she knows everything that goes on down there. It’s amazing

            Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
            • ChiciB1 (680 posts)
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              88. Agree! And My Hat's Off To You Too!

              You’ve put your heart and soul into JPR and I’m happy you never gave up.  I know there are others who are doing what it takes to keep this place going, but just wanted to add my kudos to you too!

              Not trying to diminish what everyone works so hard to do here because I know it’s a team effort and there’s no “I” in team. I have heard that Michael Jordan did say there is an “I” in WIN, but we’re not playing basketball here either!  LOL!

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                89. Thank you very much

                I really appreciate that.

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                • ChiciB1 (680 posts)
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                  91. Yeah, Never Hurts To "Butter Up" Anyone…

                  Just kidding, I meant every word I said just wanted to make someone laugh!

                  • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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                    93. It worked!

                    I laughed. :lol:

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                    • ChiciB1 (680 posts)
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                      94. MISSION ACCOMPlLISHED! WHOOPS…

                      rephrase, got my point across!  That “Mission Accomplishment” statement got refined.  Perhaps by now all data has been updated!  Wonder how many even know the reason why?

                       

                      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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                        95. Funny to think that was that long ago

                        That high school students probably don’t know

                        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
                      • ChiciB1 (680 posts)
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                        96. Gonna Try Not To Think Too Deeply Because Is Is Depressing…

                        but some of us KNOW that Christopher Columbus was a serial murderer.  Maybe they don’t even teach things that happened so long ago.  THEY decided to get rid of CIVICS as a required subject if you wanted to go to college, maybe TPTB that control our educational system feel that the “less we know, the better it is for all!”

                         

                      • Marym625 (28366 posts)
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                        97. Absolutely

                        Read a story not that long ago about text books removing the Mỹ Lai Massacre from text books

                        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
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                        98. Had Not Heard THAT, Don't Doubt It Though… n/t

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      80. One thing brings me great joy about Madfloridian!!!

      Knowing she not only teaches us but knowing how many students were touched by his kindness and wisdom.

      Good people are hard to find, good teachers even harder.

      Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost~John Quincy Adams  
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        85. Any student lucky enough to have her as a teacher

        Will know how to think. Something that has been lost in teaching.

        Thank you!

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian  
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      I second that emotion.

      https://northernvisions.smugmug.com/
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        92. Thank you BlueAK

        She’s one hell of a woman

        Take Action #StopFCC https://www.battleforthenet.com/breaktheinternet/ "Once the decision was made to go into Iraq as an invader and occupier,  it’s like our nation lost its conscience. And it has not yet gotten that conscience back." Madfloridian