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Republican Men is a group that is dedicated to the issues and philopsophies dictated by the Republican party as it pertains to men

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Ben Carson

Started by Ben. Last reply by Pale Horse Mar 16. 45 Replies

Hey Gents,As far as I can tell, Ben Carson not only has a great first name, but his reform policies seem attractive. I know that at this point his chances are slim at making the cut, but does anyone…Continue

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Is this group still active?

Started by DY324 Jun 24, 2015. 0 Replies

What do you think the GOP platform should be for the upcoming Presidential election?Continue

Christie???

Started by Paul_of_TX. Last reply by JonEdanger Dec 17, 2013. 7 Replies

What do you guys think about Chris Christie?It seems that the media loves him right now and is almost preparing his 2016 run for President. I don't believe the media likes us or our positions. They…Continue

Newt 2012?

Started by StaggerLee. Last reply by David Arbogast Jun 27, 2011. 9 Replies

So Newt has said he will take a serious look at running for the presidency in 2012.  What opinions have you regarding his chances and qualifications? On the one hand he knows his stuff through and…Continue

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Comment by Marlie yesterday

They did it, guys! Brexit!

The UK voted to leave the EU! I'm so happy for them!! May God bless their independence. 

Comment by Marlie on Thursday

Congressional Democrats "No Bill No Break" plan to break the GOP.

Plan A. Stage a sit-in on the House floor while singing "We Shall Overcome" over and over again for however long it takes. If Republicans still won't give in...

Plan B. Hold their breath on the House floor until House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi turns dark blue, or John Lewis passes out. Whichever comes first.

Comment by Marlie on June 17, 2016 at 2:19pm

I haven't said anything about the Orlando shooting because I didn't know what to say. So much pain and suffering caused by a radical Islamist, again. And the politics of it all makes me crazy.

I'll move on.

It's Father's Day weekend and I wanted to share this article. You don't have to be a dad to appreciate it, btw, but I think it's more meaningful for dads. Unfortunately, it's kinda rare to come across something like this. It shouldn't be, but it is.

Men take on many jobs the rest of us forget to acknowledge or honor. As Camille Paglia once noted for Time magazine, “It is overwhelmingly men who do the dirty, dangerous work of building roads, pouring concrete, laying bricks, tarring roofs, hanging electric wires, excavating natural gas and sewage lines, cutting and clearing trees, and bulldozing the landscape for housing developments. It is men who heft and weld the giant steel beams that frame our office buildings, and it is men who do the hair-raising work of insetting and sealing the finely tempered plate-glass windows of skyscrapers 50 stories tall.”

Here's the rest of the article.

A Father Is The Person Who Notices

Oh, also, I never could figure out how to fix the gif problem. I was going to delete my comments below, but I think I'll leave them as is.

Have a Happy Father's Day, AoM dads!

Comment by Marlie on June 11, 2016 at 3:16pm

I don't know how to fix it! I'll try again later. It's not much fun without the gifs so hopefully I'll figure it out.

Comment by Marlie on June 11, 2016 at 3:07pm

Sorry guys! I don't know what happened. None of my gifs posted. I'll see if I can figure out why and fix it.

Comment by Marlie on June 11, 2016 at 3:05pm

Hey guys! I've enlisted the aid of my good friend, Sasquatch, to help me express what it is I've been going through this election cycle. The evolution of it, so to speak. A tale.

Here it begins with Trump's announcement that he's running for president.

Yeah, didn't really take him seriously what with his outspoken years-long birther conspiracy theories...

BUT he had my attention for a short time when he mentioned building a wall. I believe our country has every right to defend itself, and borders are a part of that. To me it's more of a national security issue than anything.

But I quickly noticed for every one good point he made, he made several awful ones. He went on to attack people of the right and left, whoever disagreed with him. Whoever he felt put him in a bad light: Megyn Kelly with her tough but fair debate question, the disabled journalist, John McCain because he'd been captured, Christian leaders who wouldn't go along. As far as he was concerned these people were all losers and/or haters.

So it went from this...

to this...

I think for me his attack on Ben Carson was the last straw. I never liked Trump, but after that as far as I was concerned his name was mud. One of my happiest moments during the debates came when Marco Rubio attacked him.

God that was so good.

It wasn't long before Trump took to attacking Cruz because of a leaked Cruz video. Trump didn't take it well, of course, and started a birther campaign against Cruz. His followers were all too happy to oblige The Donald's stance on Cruz's citizenship. It was ridiculous! But even crazier was Cruz tweeting that Trump was "terrific" right about this time. It was strange.

And more strangeness continued. But no matter what Trump did or said, the number of his supporters seemed to grow. I couldn't really say a whole lot about it here because it wouldn't've been anything good.

So instead I was like...

Eventually, and sadly, every candidate except Trump remained. How did that happen? I don't think I'll ever really understand it.

And then the terrible realization that Trump is our presumptive nominee.

Still feeling that.

And THAT boys and girls brings us to the end of our Trump'd tale. Our sad sad tale of woe.

Actually, there was more, so much more, but it'd take much too long to include it all so I only hit on the highlights. The end.

Comment by Marlie on May 30, 2016 at 3:55pm

"I'm trying to pay back my friends...and trying not to forget 'em...".

For this man, Michael Reagan, every day is Memorial Day. He tells "stories" with his drawings.

God bless him.

Comment by Marlie on May 29, 2016 at 1:37pm

I came across this beautiful song and video made by two Army Rangers, First Lt. Andrew Yacovone and First Lt. Justin Wright. I'm posting it here, but I'd like to request that you use the link to watch it on YouTube also. They're trying to get 100,000 views for a charity donation and the deadline is 12 midnight tomorrow, Memorial Day. 

It's okay if it makes you cry. I cried like a baby.  

Comment by Marlie on May 29, 2016 at 1:14pm

This Memorial Day Weekend.

In honor of our fallen men and women who gave their lives in service to our country.

Comment by Marlie on May 15, 2016 at 3:00pm

I took a short break from dancing, and doing household chores (those are no fun) to watch a movie. I was in the mood for a scary movie so I settled on Race With the Devil. It's an old 70s movie with Peter Fonda that I hadn't seen since I was a kid, I think, but it's been on my mind a lot lately. Inexplicably. I won't tell you who won that race just in case some of you decide to check it out. I'm thinking about watching Duel later today.

"We can dance, we can dance. Everything's out of control." 

 

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