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About smokefyre

I am a teacher and a pet lover. I am very opinionated, particularly when it comes to politics. I am a liberal. I support gun control, equal opportunities for all people, senior citizen rights, rights of the poor, rights of children, rights of animals and freedom to live without fear. I believe in environmental protection. I oppose ideals which oppress people already oppressed. I feel that ALL people have rights, not just the rich and the noisy. I am single, live a very small town, but have lived in both Los Angeles and Chicago and prefer the city. I am from the town in which I now live, and chose to return to be closer to my family. I kayak and garden. My musical interests are varied, save country music because it holds no appeal to me. I believe in the Golden Rule, although I fear it is being ignored in favor of selfishness and greed. I am generous and support many causes that I believe help make people's lives better. My religious views are vague at this point in my life. I abhor those who feel that their religious views need to be shared by everyone else. My patriotism can be summed up by one phrase: Of the people, by the people and for the people...NOT of some people, for some people, and by some people.


Anthony Weiner is the latest in a long string (better, rope, from which they hung themselves) of politicians who just can’t stop at being a powerful leader and special interests bribe taker: they have to be “sexy” men too. They … Continue reading

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Choose: Leave the Country or Die

In case you missed it, a community health care center manager, Sharon Omand of Strafford, New Hampshire called her state senator, Martin Harty, back in March expressing concerns about her state’s move to eliminate funding for community health care programs. … Continue reading

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As I told friends and acquaintances, I have decided to blog. My beliefs and thoughts spill over the levee, despite my best efforts to stop them. I don’t want people to hate me because of my beliefs but, at the … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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