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He was a machine operator - a factory man. He spent his whole life employed in the factories that made business forms, water pumps, thermoplastic sheeting. After almost forty years as a dependable ...
by debbieleft
Comment Count 497 comments on Thu Aug 19, 2010 at 03:48 PM PDT with 1076 Recommends
The grand kids were all in the living room watching Scoopy Doo Laugh Olympics when a commercial came on asking for donations to African orphans, with sad music and graphic pictures of ...
by idahospud44
Comment Count 376 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 08:27 AM PST with 889 Recommends
That's what the BBC is saying to Americans today. Memorial Day smells still linger on in our homes and we are greeted with these headlines:
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 09:36 PM PDT with 731 Recommends
My first diary (and oh, I hope it isn't my last) is staring back at me with a blue-bordered blankness, begging me to fill the boxes with clever, astute observations or fiery rants. Sorry to ...
by shesaid
Comment Count 210 comments on Tue Dec 13, 2011 at 06:10 PM PST with 675 Recommends
Last summer, I wrote a diary called Killing Alan: Suicide by Spreadsheet . Alan has a spinal tumor that's very ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 215 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 11:32 AM PDT with 630 Recommends
"Bullying". The Free Dictionary lists the definition as follows: 1. To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
by RenaRF
Comment Count 1147 comments on Wed Mar 31, 2010 at 09:08 AM PDT with 623 Recommends
I want to share with everyone here and experience that I had the other night. I was over at a friends house, and we were having a little party. After about an hour or so a limo rolls up, and I see ...
by Craig Burnham
Comment Count 410 comments on Sun Jan 07, 2007 at 12:11 AM PST with 623 Recommends
When a World War II vet sends a message by shooting himself in the head outside a VA clinic, it’s a sign that things are going fairly poorly.
by Brandon Friedman
Comment Count 208 comments on Tue May 06, 2008 at 01:14 AM PDT with 590 Recommends
Child suicides remind us of challenges facing Indian Country Over the past few months we’ve seen plenty of news stories about celebrities going in and out of jail and fed-up ...
by The Office of Senator Jon Tester
Comment Count 287 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 12:44 PM PST with 589 Recommends
I came out in a small conservative college in the Midwest. This was in the 1980's. When I did so, I was threatened routinely and mostly anonymously. I am not going to dwell on this, but I will ...
by juliewolf
Comment Count 236 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 05:38 PM PDT with 562 Recommends
When I went upstairs at my parent's house, I found Mom in bed again as she had been so many times before. Each time I got tired of having phone calls go unanswered and friends and family turned away ...
by droogie6655321
Comment Count 617 comments on Tue May 13, 2008 at 08:54 AM PDT with 527 Recommends
Alan just spent two weeks in the woods to consider his options. He didn't use the gun. He says he probably won't. But it's an option. Because of the tumor growing around his spine, Alan can't ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 235 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2008 at 11:13 AM PDT with 523 Recommends
Today, April 25, students at schools around the country are observing the Day of Silence The Day of Silence, a project of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), is a ...
by a girl in MI
Comment Count 345 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 04:02 PM PDT with 509 Recommends
This is my first diary, so please bear with me if I am awkward, overly verbose or unfamiliar with the subtleties of diary etiquette. What I'd like to do here is give an insider's view of what it's ...
Comment Count 607 comments on Fri May 07, 2010 at 11:25 AM PDT with 508 Recommends
After almost ten years in IT, my job was eliminated in May.Along with my job went the health insurance for myself, my 17 year old daughter and my bi polar husband. Cobra was too expensive so we ...
by cybermome1207
Comment Count 378 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2007 at 11:28 AM PDT with 501 Recommends
There is a very coordinated push to leak details about the late Bruce Ivins to certify that he is the "lone nut" anthrax killer, details which don't entirely hold up upon scrutiny. There's ...
by dday
Comment Count 614 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 11:10 AM PDT with 488 Recommends
As you may imagine, this is a particularly difficult diary to write. I received an email from someone who gave me permission to tell her story. I believe she is registered on Daily Kos and may ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 387 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 06:01 AM PST with 481 Recommends
The Boston Globe reports today on the tragic case of Carlene Balderrama, a middle-class homeowner in ...
by litho
Comment Count 491 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2008 at 05:09 AM PDT with 472 Recommends
Friends, I live in Michigan, in one of the 31 counties represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by none other than Mr. Bart Stupak, a Democrat. You've probably never heard of him. He's a ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 288 comments on Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 03:46 PM PDT with 455 Recommends
Pretty disturbing news out of Arkansas today, especially considering the recent surge in LGBT teen suicides.
by Chrislove
Comment Count 462 comments on Tue Oct 26, 2010 at 02:57 PM PDT with 454 Recommends