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As of December 23, 2011, I am not really adding friends on LiveJournal because of dissatisfaction with LiveJournal policies and treatment of its users. Please don't be offended if I don't add you back. If you have a Dreamwidth account, however, you can find me at [user profile] subluxate over there. Everything is backed up and, by default, crossposted between the two.

My recipe posts are public and, as always, you can see my older fanfiction over at rwryter or [user profile] gonerunningaway for new fanfiction as it's posted.

Once I friend you, please fill out the filters poll and the triggers poll.

Thank you, and welcome.

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Casino Royale: Bond blur
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Texas Republicans Find A Way To Disenfranchise Women Voters

Texas Republicans have passed new voter ID laws that will impact women to a far greater extent than men. They are almost certainly doing this because Wendy Davis announced her intent to run for governor. They're scared of having a woman as governor, they're scared of having a Democrat as governor, and they're terrified of the combination. They're low, despicable slime, and they're doing their best to disenfranchise anyone who might not vote Republican.

Sickening.

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House: Thirteen - corner of her eye
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Tell the GOP to stop their obsession with Obamacare.

- The majority of the country is in favor of it
- The Supreme Court upheld it
- The Senate is never going to pass a bill repealing it
- Obama wouldn't sign even if they did
- It is based off Romney's setup in Massachusetts

It is a REPUBLICAN-designed bill, and they're up in arms because the ~Muslim Kenyan Socialist~ president (who is none of those things; he's Christian, he was born in Hawaii, and he's as far from socialist as he could be without switching side) got it passed. If we had a REPUBLICAN president who pushed it through, then it'd be fine. Hell, I'll go so far as to say that if a WHITE Democratic president passed it, then it'd be fine.

Fuck them. Fuck them all. I have no patience left, and I'm pissed, and I'm scared of what's going to happen because the Right can't let go of something that was decided years ago. Decided, in part, by the Right, I'd like to remind them. And now they're holding the country hostage, gun to its head, unless everyone obeys their demands. They're the ones at fault for sequestration, too; they wouldn't negotiate. It had to be their way, or it wouldn't happen.

And this, right now? It makes me sick.

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House: Judy/Kim
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"ABC News reports a tragic potential ending. The "compromise" to end a government shutdown might be to cut Social Security benefits." - Bold Progressives email

Officially terrified. My SSDI is at least half our household income. We cannot stay afloat without it. It is not possible for three people to live on ~$730 a month, and I plain can't work, not unless it's extremely flexible, allows me to work to my personal limit, and is something I can do from home.

Fuck the Tea Party, and fuck Republicans who won't stand up to them. They're almost all a group of scared, old white people, afraid the country's going to change in ways they don't like.

This on top of food stamp cuts? FUCK them.

I rarely say this, but if you support Tea Party politics, please defriend me. I just cannot even with that kind of person.

Edit: There's a MoveOn.org petition here.

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Links and Requests
Text: Ravenclaw research
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Linkspam time so I can clean up Firefox!


Important
He says it should focus on economic disparity, inequality, and helping the poor instead--you know, tenets of Catholicism.

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And now questions for you! Books and websites are both welcome.

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I don't expect many answers to these. A lot of it is stuff I needed to get down while I was thinking about it (which means it also needs to be added, in an altered form, to our community for the cowritten novel). It's also not as though I expect anyone to take notes or whatever; that would be very wrong. That said, if you can point me in the right direction on any of these, I'd be ever so grateful. My current starting point is going to Wikipedia and looking at the citations used so I can get better information than, you know, Wikipedia articles.

This is all the deep background stuff for the cowritten novel. We have to map out changes in history for the alternate reality the novel is set in, which starts way early. We're going to continue on mapping it all the way up to present day. There are really big changes in it.

And now I will save the rest of the rambling for the writing filter, once I have my filters more filled, so probably not until early next week or so. Which is not to say I won't write the rambling before then, lol, just that it won't be posted.


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Against All Hope: Beautiful (text)
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I have a medication hangover (hence the polls from earlier), since I took extra meds last night. It knocked out the shoulder pain, mostly, which is such a relief. It had been at 7/10 for three days, and I was worried I'd have to go to the ER for it. It was a post-injection flare, which is apparently the most common side effect from corticosteroid injections. They're supposed to last for two to three days; mine lasted nearly five. I blame the fibro for that. An ER visit would have been to make sure an infection wasn't developing and causing the pain, so I'm particularly glad to avoid that.

Anyway. I'm hungover, mainly from clonazepam (Klonopin), even though I only took 0.25mg. (It probably doesn't help that Geena woke up, no exaggeration, ten times during the night, and I woke up with her every time.) So I'm going to work on a nicely mindless task, namely, editing my tags to consolidate them and to match them up properly. I just wish LJ had a merge function.

I've also defriended some people, mainly on LJ; they were mostly people who haven't posted in some time or whom I just didn't feel a connection with. If you think I've defriended you in error, please let me know. If you want to defriend me today, I won't take it remotely personally. (And the defriending is why this post is public.)

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Name, pronouns, and triggers poll
Corlionis: Teresa
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If you have more triggers or major squicks than fit within the text boxes, please add them in the comments. Comments are screened.

My personal answers, for the record:
- My name is Kelly.
- I prefer the "they" set of pronouns.
- I do have triggers. These include: child sexual abuse, eating disorders, and child abuse.
- I also have negative reactions to, but am not triggered by: extreme ableism, extreme classism, extreme homophobia, extreme transphobia, cruelty towards animals, and in-depth descriptions of anxiety.


(LJers, you can take the poll on Dreamwidth using OpenID.)

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Calling Good Samaritans [Repost from arkady]
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Originally posted by arkady at Calling Good Samaritans (via ashbet)

A plea from one of my daughters, who is trying to raise money for charity. She’s hit a snag: she’s raised the money, but is having issues getting that money paid into her MyDonate page:

“Calling all good samaritans!
This year I’m going to be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, but to do that I need to raise £2450. I’ve already raised £800, but the problem is that as a child in care I asked for social services to hold the money for me until I needed it, but now they’re being far too slow at giving my money back to me. The deadline for the first amount, £580, is on the 14th in two days. I’ve tried everything I can to get my social worker to talk to me about it but after countless unanswered phone calls and emails, trips in to try and see her in person, it’s come to no avail. The charity director has told me that they can only extend the deadline by three days. So here’s the thing; I would be ETERNALLY grateful if someone out there could find it in their hearts to donate the £580 to my mydonate page https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/catrionamalbaski1 with the understanding that I can and will pay them back within the month, and would be willing to pay them back £650 in total for the trouble.
Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. I know the page looks empty but please remember I have ALREADY raised £800; it just needs to be given back to me! Many, MANY thanks! - Catriona Malbaski”

Even if you can’t afford to help, please reblog this and/or consider donating. Every little will help. Let's see if we can get her MyDonate page to £580 in 5 days.



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Emergency--people stranded in Wyoming
Actor: Mike Rowe covered in coal
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From [personal profile] nonny:

[personal profile] louisadkins, [personal profile] omimouse, and Jade are stranded in a small town in Wyoming on the way back to their home in West Virginia. They headed out from our place Friday, made good time on the trip, but the minivan they are driving started flickering with a oil pressure light and then ... pretty much died on the road. They have been able to get AAA to take them to a hotel and the vehicle to a mechanic's shop, but... the sounds the vehicle was making lead them to believe it's an engine failure.

Which is $$$$. Which they don't have, and they have no way of getting back home otherwise. Louis's paypal is louis.adkins@hotmail.com and anything anyone can spare, bumping the word, passing this around, is much appreciated as time is something they don't have (due to cost of hotels, food, etc).

TY guys so much.




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Corlionis: Teresa
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Please help spread the word, even if you can't pledge -- these artists are pouring their hearts into the projects, they're 2/3 there, there are only 60 hours left, and they get nothing if they don't meet the goal -- yes, they aimed high, but they're making the movie either way, I'd love for them to get the money that their fans and supporters have pledged. These are amazing FX artists who have worked on Tremors, Alien3, Monster Squad, Terminator, two Predator movies, and more.

I'd really appreciate it if you guys would pass this around -- I'm hoping they can make it!

Feel free to either re-share this post, or if you want to post on G+, this is the post I put up on there, with the hashtags, if you'd like to share. Thanks so much -- crossing my fingers! <3

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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1117671683/harbinger-down-a-practical-creature-fx-film

Oh please, oh please, let a miracle happen -- with Kickstarter, if you don't meet the goal, you don't get ANY of the money. They're 2/3 of the way there -- please pass this on to every #horrormovie and #practicaleffects fan that you know!!!

#practicalfx #horror #horrormovies #horrormoviesnews #horrornews #harbingerdown #lancehenriksen #adi #amalgamateddynamicsinc #horrorfan #horrorfans #kickstarter #fx #specialeffects #monster #monsters #monstermovie #monstermovies

Reposted from ashbet's post here. Feel free to repost.

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