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Old 03-29-2016, 01:08 AM   #256
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SonofV and I attended the Democratic Caucus for our precinct last Saturday. It was an overflow crowd, just our six blocks exceeded the expected 40 turnout by over 50%, 61 people showed up. Our four delegates went three for Sanders and one for Clinton. Now those four delegates have to show up to the local Democratic Precinct Caucus for the district and county. It's an elected position. SonofV ran for Delegate, came in fourth out of three; ran for Alternate and made it.

He even gave a little speech about why he should be selected as delegate/alternate. He talked about how he believes in Sander's ideas about free college and racial justice. His engagement and enthusiasm make me very, very proud and encouraged.
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:03 AM   #257
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Hillary is so disappointed with you guys.
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:45 AM   #258
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Love the shirt.

Good on Son of V!
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Old 04-11-2016, 08:26 PM   #259
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That kid who will graduate college in a month had a job interview by phone today, they like her a lot. She's headed for Vermont for a face to face paid hotel etc...
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:02 PM   #260
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Vermont is just the right distance, close enough so it's not a safari, but too far to drop in while on a Sunday afternoon ride.
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:07 PM   #261
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Nice! She's got her momma's face, no way she can lose now!
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Old 04-12-2016, 06:04 AM   #262
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I've never been able to say no to that face. Why should it be any different out in the world.
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:44 AM   #263
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Between the three of them you can have no free will in that house.
You can't say no to the dog either.
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Old 04-12-2016, 06:54 PM   #264
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I remember you posting about her choosing college! Now that I have one in college all I can do is stick my fingers in my ears and sing lalalalalalah very loudly (and wish her luck )
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:44 PM   #265
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Old 04-16-2016, 11:54 AM   #266
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Wow - lots of good stuff here. Congrats to all of you and your youngins'
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Old 04-25-2016, 06:33 PM   #267
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Lil late, but as some of you know my son and I speak regionally about distracted driving.
He made it into the paper recently.
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Old 04-25-2016, 07:46 PM   #268
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Nice!
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Old 04-25-2016, 08:58 PM   #269
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Old 04-26-2016, 06:16 AM   #270
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Good stuff bro, good stuff.
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