Originally posted at Voices on the Square
This is actually a revision to a post i first wrote back in 2007, but it's still just as pertinent (and pretty much unlearned) today as it was then and ...
There's a petition going around on this site asking President Obama to use his political capital to insist on starting a serious discussion about gun control. I've signed it. I'm glad to see it there.
I know that this is an anonymous diary and coming out on it is probably strange to do, but after thinking about the possibility of DOMA reaching its way to the Supreme Court and given the ongoing ...
Is anybody confused about the message here?
As the Mother Jones editor said: Subtle . Mark Murrmann at Mother Jones magazine has dug out a number of chilling ...
The Daily Bucket is a place where we can post and exchange our observations about the natural happenings in our neighborhoods. Birds, bugs, blossoms and more - each notation is a record that we can ...
I wrote down these thoughts about my sister and guns after a Seattle shooter in June. I find myself wanting to share them again now.
Last spring my younger sister Kathy jumped off a freeway bridge ...
In Memoriam Ana Grace Marquez-Greene
con amor y lagrimas
To the family of Ana Grace.
We are strangers. Today we reach out to you, and all the families who lost loved ones in this ...
I hunt. Much of the meat that my family eats during the year comes from local wild game and I derive great satisfaction from the experience of hunting and the ability to feed my family locally ...
My grandnephew Tristen has Asperger’s Syndrome. He is one of the most loving, fun, intelligent, and caring people I know. He has walked a mile in heavy traffic to come over and make me tea when I ...
I'll keep this brief, because today isn't a day for meta.
But we've added a lot of members in the few brief hours since I created the group, and I just thought I'd throw out a few comments to new ...