Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Dead Cats Don't Wear Plaid.

[soapbox]So late this afternoon into evening, my mom went out canvassing. I'm not exactly sure what that means but I know she was tired by the time she got home and kinda sad, too. I guess she went to an area populated more by Enemies of William than Friends of William. But the depressing part? Mom said that you can't have an open anything with anyone any more and some people feel it's perfectly OK to respond to the mere appearance of someone at the door with personally directed vitriol.

It isn't OK. Stupidheads.[/soapbox]



I know my mom will take care of me and protect me no matter what, but secretly I fret and wonder, what if our country never heals?

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  1. Oh no that is horrible. We considered doing that but didn't want to have to put up with all of that sort of talk.

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  2. I think everything will be ok when they realize that no matter who gets elected that the country isn't gonna implode.

    The Woman doesn't like it when canvassers come to the door, but she isn't rude. She reserves that for salespeople. Mostly because we have a No Soliciting sign on the door.

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  3. Our country could be healed one day!! :)
    Big hugs~!

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  4. That isn't nice.
    People are rude and I think that it is sad.
    You have a right to call them stupidheads...

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  5. I hope you all ganged up on her & smothered her with snuggles, purrs & head butts. I can always tell when my dad needs a lap cat after a rough day hunting.

    Prez (& yes, I will still be Prez even after that other guy goes away & the new one takes his place!)

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  6. Aww, your poor mom. There's no reason for people to be so rude.

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  7. At least your Mom is out there trying to make a difference. That's more than can be said about a lot of others. Sorry that our society has forgotten how to treat each other. People seem to be more and more disconnected (maybe they need a Human Blogosphere?)
    --Jasper

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  8. Oh gosh your poor mom.
    Ours was ready for this election to be over with about 3 weeks ago.

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  9. PeeEss: That's an awful cute picture of you 3 looking out the door!

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  10. Your mom is a wise human. She will be ok as long as you are waiting at home for her. I know it can be boring (the waiting part) but it sure helps the humans, doesn't it?

    You guys are looking great.

    My mom has a new blog at:

    www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

    but sometimes I still manage to get in a word or three....make that meow or three.

    Headbonks, the Big Cheese

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  11. Good thing she has you to take care of her!

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  12. I'm sorry your mom had such a harrowing time. It's a good thing she had your loving faces to come home to!

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  13. Sorry for your mum having a bad evening. Two more weeks and it is over.

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  14. Oh dear, we are very sorry that some people were not nice to your Mom! It is not nice to yell at people who have different opinions.

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  15. the overall issues with this country are rudeness and entitlement.

    it isn't hard to be polite. everyone has a right to believe what they want and should be respected for at least having an opinion. no one should be rude simply because they disagree.

    and entitlement is what got us into this credit mess in the first place. if you make XX amount of green papers and you take out a loan for 4 times that amount of green papers...duh. my beans have struggled to stay in a budget too, but it is a question of moderation.

    i'm sorry your mommy had such a bad week, she needs kitty snuggles bad. this country is the greatest in the whole world (in our humble opinion), and it will heal, it always has and always will. stronger than ever too.

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  16. Maybe a Butterfly award will help you all feel better. We have one for you, so stop by to pick it up!

    At least your mom cares!

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  17. What do you mean "Enemies of William"?! Everyone loves you...well at least WE do!

    The Crew

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  18. I'd love to feature your blog one on our up and coming cat blog contest on TheCatSite.com, if you could please contact me -

    anne [at] thecatsite.com

    Thanks!

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  19. Mom said your mom is braver than she is ~the Fluffy Tribe

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  20. Common courtesy is no longer common. We are sorry your Mom had such a bad time of it.

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  21. I think your Mom is a hero to get out there and do something! Though I'm sorry she didn't have an easy task. Purrs for her!

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  22. I am just wondering what Caroline had to say about it. As a fellow meezer, I missed her wise commentary last Wednesday.

    Prez

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  23. your Mom is a good person to do that work. feel lucky that you don't live in the detroit area like we do. we had to put up with the shenanigans of that silly fat mayor who left his office 'cause he was bad. how embarrassin' that was!

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  24. Even if the world is 77.3% Stoopidheads (at last count), the non-Stoopidheads will prevail. For we? Have KITTERZ on our side. and They--do not. Never underestimate the power of wuzzles, purrs, and headbutts. Perhaps we should form a commune.

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  25. We get telephone calls but not doorknockers. But we would never insult them if we did.

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  26. Purrs for your Mom William. I know she feels better just as soon as she sees your face!!! never mind the stupidheads. They're just stupid!!
    Purrs Mickey

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  27. That which does not kill you makes you stronger - old Viking proverb. Tell your mom to hang in there! Don't know if I agree with her political views and don't care - she's a brave lady and we all need brave ladies!

    Purrs,
    Nina

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  28. Our Mom knows how you feel. Take care of your mom. Give her some purrs and nuzzles from us too.

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