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Please pardon the late diary tonight. We've had a little scheduling snafu. I wasn't expecting to take tonight so sorry for the lack of substance. I will be off-line busy plugging in today's Top Comments. Please come on in and chat amongst yourselves as I get the comments added to the diary.

Here is an old man dancing at a wedding for you to enjoy while you wait.

July 21, 2014

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Gooserock describes the importance of developing empathy in this excellent comment.
From JayRaye:
In Fuzzytek's diary Military device used on Detroit protest against #WaterShutoffs, Lily O Lady made this astute comment.
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Susan Gardner gave us this thoughtful comment in kos' Phoenix Part II diary.
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In Greg Dworkin's  Abbreviated Pundit Round-up, p gorden lippy, responding to a photograph at the top of the diary, explains why we liked James Garner so much.
From FarWestGirl
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At first I thought it was a typo, but then I realized it was a Top Comment by indycam :)  Found in Unitary Moonbat's diary IPO of a Lifetime: Huitzilopotchtli, Inc.!.

July 20, 2014

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Got mik!

  1) You are so going to be busted for by indycam — 102
  2) from the diary link. by OLinda — 92
  3) it's all of a piece by Laurence Lewis — 91
  4) By "pure left," you probably mean, by Dale — 89
  5) The Files by Bob Johnson — 89
  6) A Decent Tribute to His Western Characters is This by Gooserock — 88
  7) Assaf, thank you for the beautiful and by Flyswatterbanjo — 86
  8) 2 Purple Hearts and a lifetime Democrat by exlrrp — 81
  9) It was great to meet and have conversations... by Meteor Blades — 80
10) He shouldn't be prosecuted for a thing by xxdr zombiexx — 79
11) Welcome home. by jayden — 75
12) A powerful, brutal but humanizing diary, Assaf. by Brecht — 74
13) Well said... by Retroactive Genius — 74
14) why do you keep bringing up by Laurence Lewis — 71
15) Rockford Files by Dood Abides — 71
16) It is unfortunate, but I have by TomP — 71
17) Probably true by Unitary Moonbat — 70
18) Water is a human right by Denise Oliver Velez — 69
19) As far as I'm concerned, it's defense of his son. by ApostleOfCarlin — 69
20) a sports competition with an audience by jennifer poole — 68
21) Corporate rule and theocracy by Dallasdoc — 68
22) Agreed. If organizations wanted to make by Morgan Sandlin — 68
23) You were born to write. by Susan from 29 — 67
24) Just confirms my distrust of this by CwV — 67
25) Yep I've Often Made This Point About Penetrated- by Gooserock — 66
26) The hereafter is just a little more charming to... by marykk — 66
27) Cinnamon by Land of Enchantment — 65
28) My favorite role of his... by Bill W — 65
29) Thanks Fly. Won't be around to interact much. by Assaf — 65
30) Two points, about the Nakba, and removing settlers by Brecht — 64
31) A Spamalot! anecdote... by HeyMikey — 64

July 20, 2014

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