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What does it say about America when a small portion of the population believes their president wants to kill them? What does it say about this segment of the population when they sincerely ...
by Deep Brain Diarist
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 06:16 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
My daughter can ride a bike. I couldn’t have said that last week. This week I can. I've tried for years to teach her to ride a two-wheeler, training wheels, low seats, push bikes and ...
by VA Classical Liberal
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 05:26 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Like most of you, I have repeatedly seen video and news coverage of Sarah Palin's speech to the Vanderburgh County Right to Life dinner last week. And, again like most of you, I have been appalled ...
by CPT Doom
Comment Count 579 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2009 at 12:24 PM PDT with 939 Recommends
OK, kiddos. Three very important things going on in this diary: 1. You could win a Wii by helping a kid. 2. If you're one of my Facebook contacts, you get to find out that I didn't un-friend you...
by hyperbolic pants explosion
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2009 at 08:49 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I don't write diaries that often anymore, but I wanted to take a moment to write this one for three very important reasons: 1. People should know about this issue. 2. If you choose to help, you ...
by hyperbolic pants explosion
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 08:41 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Here's the crux - stop saying Sarah Palin is a bad mom. Even if it's true, it doesn't help us elect more and better Democrats, and isn't that what counts? I'm not just talking about 2008, but if ...
by Lollardfish
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2008 at 12:35 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Today, Sarah Palin gave a major policy speech on special education. As a father of a boy with Down Syndrome, I have followed her comments on special education with interest. I know that many of you ...
by Lollardfish
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 09:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Simple Sarah Palin was just on television giving a "policy" speech which was nothing more than a calculated attempt to exploit special needs families. The Low Blow Express marches on.
by idahospud44
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 08:52 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I really need to thank Sarah Palin. As strange as that sounds, it is true. She and McCain mention special needs children and they slowly expose a discrimination and ignorance that is present in ...
by debbieleft
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2008 at 10:44 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
(Continued from part I ) Many commentators have said that in the first 30 minutes of the 3rd Mc/bama debate ...
by David Boyle
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 04:35 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
UPDATE: Just wanted to let you know that I shared this with my mom, and she was really touched by everyone's sentiments. So thank you! --- Christopher Reeve. Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
by GirlZero
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 02:29 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Did you see this? Did you see this? I mean, wow! McCain is really one mean (your favorite expletive here). First, the twisted smile, then the eye roll, then the tongue comes out, the finger quotes (...
by savova
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 09:49 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
No, according to actual reports from the McCain campaign...according to the Palin family. These two diagnoses are similar in that they are devastating to families who hear of this diagnosis for ...
by bamajunky
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 10:51 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I would suggest that Governor Palin does not have a clue what being the parent of a child with special needs is all about. But she will. Putting aside the fact that Governor Palin has a Down ...
by SweetMartha
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 08:54 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Notice that McCain kept repeating that Sarah Palin has an "autistic" child and she knows a lot about "autism?" Uh, hey, John...she's got a Down ...
by Yo yo yo
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 08:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
John McCain kept talking about Sarah Palin's kid, Trig, who is autistic. We should put money for autistic families, he says. He is not autistic...
by ejacobwolf
Comment Count 353 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 07:43 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
Instead of screaming at John McCain to learn the difference between autism and down syndrome, I decided to put up an illustrated guide to gimpiness, so he and all of America can Better Know Your ...
by The Gimp
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 08:31 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
I had an op-ed published in the Star Tribune , the Minneapolis Paper, today, offering some thoughts about Trig Palin and the ...
by Lollardfish
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2008 at 10:51 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
People often stare and some use the word retard. Some people look away as if he is a disease that you can catch. Now, all of a sudden, it is a wonderful thing the country is willing to embrace : the ...
by debbieleft
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 09:51 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
John McCain is 72 years old and a skin cancer survivor. There is NO insurance plan that will cover him ...
by johne
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2008 at 12:26 PM PDT with 13 Recommends