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Help needed to get out the vote in Northern, Virginia
If you have some time, we could really use some help with the Get Out The Vote campaign here in Northern Virginia. Frank Wolf, the republican who held the District 10 seat for the last 30 years is ...
JamieG from Md 10/30/2014 13 16 1 -
GOTV with Crayola
Yesterday I worked voter registration with the League of Women Voters here in Virginia, in the morning at a senior center, and in the afternoon/evening at a public library. My experience doing ...
JamieG from Md 09/24/2014 3 8 - -
Coloring me some voters!
Last month I wrote a diary about my idea to use coloring pages to motivate children to motivate their parents to vote. I've been doing voter registration for the past few years, with OFA, The ...
JamieG from Md 09/18/2014 6 7 1 -
Senate Votes 79-18 To Advance a Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United
S.J.RES.19 Latest Title: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. Sponsor: Sen ...
JamieG from Md 09/08/2014 17 16 - -
Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC
This will be the 7th diary I've written about tomorrow's Virginia/DC/Maryland meetup at Union Station DC. While there is no sure fire way of reaching everyone who might be ...
JamieG from Md 08/22/2014 8 7 - -
Virginia/DC/Maryland!
I'll apologize now for my lack of innovation in my diaries; they are mostly cut and paste from earlier diaries about our previous meetups ...
JamieG from Md 08/20/2014 20 11 - -
MD/DC/VA Kossacks - Meetup August 23rd!
I love this picture which I found on Wiki Commons. It's a picture of people in Amsterdam wearing orange clothing for Queensday. It's not mandatory to wear orange to Daily Kos meetups, but I have ...
JamieG from Md 08/14/2014 5 8 - -
Color me a voter!
For the last few years, I've participated in voter registration drives at the public library, with The League of Women Voters, OFA, and now the Democratic Party of Virginia. We don't get many ...
JamieG from Md 08/12/2014 8 8 1 -
MD/VA/DC meetup, Aug 23!
Our group is growing, but I hope it will grow more and some of our "maybes" change to "be theres." RSVPs : 1. JamieG from Md 2. mollyd 3. Diana in NoVa 4. NinthElegy 5. mimi 6. STI 7. ...
JamieG from Md 08/12/2014 7 8 - -
Union Station MD/DC/VA Meetup, Aug 23rd
Author: Derek Heidelberg. Wide-angle interior shot of Union Station in Washington, D.C.
JamieG from Md 08/05/2014 15 9 - -
VA/DC/MD Meetup, August 23rd!
It's been over a year since we've had a meetup with members from the Virginia, Maryland and DC area, and I think it's time to have another. The two meetups we had at Union ...
JamieG from Md 08/01/2014 29 8 - -
MD/DC/VA meetup, May 17
This coming Saturday, NinthElegy is organizing a DC Kossacks meetup at the mall in DC. What a great place for a meetup! www.weather.com says that it's going to be 70 degrees with very little chance ...
JamieG from Md 05/13/2014 20 10 - -
Virginians: Call Mark Warner
Meteor Blades posted a diary two days ago about Democratic senators likely to go around President Obama to pass the Keystone pipeline. Mark Warner was one of them. Since I live in Virginia, I called ...
JamieG from Md 05/07/2014 6 11 - -
Is Maryland-01 a Possibility?
I lived in Maryland for most of my life, but I never knew much about the politics of the Eastern Shore. We did go to Ocean City every other year for a week or weekend, but other than that, we stayed ...
JamieG from Md 03/27/2014 54 22 - -
Special election in Norfolk, VA
Someone on my facebook friends list gave me a heads up about this race: A Special Election for the Virginia House of Delegates is coming up on February 25th. Let’s work to keep the 100th ...
JamieG from Md 02/23/2014 3 2 - -
Election for Virginia State Senate, District 33
If you know anyone in this district, please remind them to vote! A Special Election will be held in the 33rd State Senate District on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, for the purpose of electing a member ...
JamieG from Md 01/08/2014 3 9 - -
Trans-vaginally speaking in Loudoun, Virginia
When I moved to Virginia in 2008, the 32nd district here in Loudoun County was represented by David E. Poisson, a Democrat. Delegate Poisson served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2006 - ...
JamieG from Md 10/22/2013 15 45 - -
Virginians on Medicaid expansion
Sorry to be posting this so late. If you live in Virginia and see this before 5pm, please submit a comment here: http://mirc.virginia.gov/mircapp/commentform.aspx The Medicaid Innovation and ...
JamieG from Md 10/09/2013 4 5 - -
Terry McAuliffe/Ken Cuccinelli debate, Sept. 25
Tonight, my husband and I watched the debate for the Virginia governor's race between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli. I thought McAuliffe came off well and Cuccinelli looked like a little weasel.
JamieG from Md 09/25/2013 15 17 - -
Transgender Girl Wins Right to Use Bathroom at Public School
I just wanted to share this piece of good news: The Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled Monday that a 6-year-old transgender girl, Coy Mathis, must be permitted to use the girls’ bathroom in her ...
JamieG from Md 06/24/2013 14 17 - -
For your daughters...
Thirty-eight years ago, I had a miscarriage. It was about 12 weeks into a much wanted pregnancy. I started spotting one day and by the next day, it had gotten much worse. The doctor told me I needed ...
JamieG from Md 06/12/2013 79 204 1 -
VA/DC/MD meetup, today at Union Station, DC
Today we'll be meeting up with members of Daily Kos from Maryland, DC, and Virginia, at Union Station, DC. Current list of who is coming: 1. JamieG from Md 2. STI 3. restondem 4. mollyd ...
JamieG from Md 06/09/2013 10 4 - -
Maryland/Virginia/DC meetup, June 9th - tomorrow at Union Station, DC.
Current list of who is coming: 1. JamieG from Md 2. STI 3. restondem 4. mollyd 5. pademocrat 6. memofromturner 7. dcatalin 8. Bronx59 9. VeenaS1 10. JG in MD 11. JanetT in MD 12. Uncle Cosmo 13. ...
JamieG from Md 06/08/2013 9 5 - -
Virginia, DC, Maryland meetup, June 9th, Union Station DC
The last time we had a meetup at Union Station it was October , so the weather was cool enough that I could wear my orange ...
JamieG from Md 06/05/2013 6 6 - -
Maryland/Virginia/DC meetup, June 9th
I had a great time at the MD/VA/DC meetup last October at Union Station, DC, and we're going to do it again next Sunday, June 9th in the same location. ...
JamieG from Md 06/04/2013 13 6 - -
Virginia/DC/Maryland meetup, June 9th
Current list of who is coming: 1. JamieG from Md 2. STI 3. Sreeizzle 4. mollyd 5. pademocrat 6. memofromturner 7. dcatalin 8. Bronx59 9. VeenaS1 10. JG in MD 11. JanetT in MD 12. Uncle Cosmo 13. ...
JamieG from Md 06/01/2013 6 6 - -
VA/DC/MD meetup, June 9th, Union Station DC
June 9th, 12:30 - 4:30 - Virginia Kos/Maryland Kos meetup at Union Station, DC Current list of who is coming: 1. JamieG from Md 2. STI 3. Sreeizzle 4. mollyd 5. pademocrat 6. ...
JamieG from Md 05/31/2013 7 9 - -
MD/VA/DC meetup, June 9th
I had a great time at the MD/VA/DC meetup last October at Union Station, DC, so I'm planning another one for Sunday, June 9th. Union Station is fairly central for those of us from Maryland and ...
JamieG from Md 05/26/2013 12 3 - -
VA/DC/MD meetup?
I'd like to have a meetup again in June. I really think the Union Station locale worked well last October and I'd like to have it there again. My preference would be either June 9th or June 15th. I ...
JamieG from Md 05/25/2013 11 7 - -
Netroots Nation scholarships
The winners of the Netroots Nation scholarships are online today. http://nn13.democracyforamerica.com/ To see the winners, you have to wait for the page to scroll through the 35 winners, so I ...
JamieG from Md 05/19/2013 4 7 - -
Netroots and Star Trek
In 1984, shortly after watching Star Trek III: The Search for Spock in the theater, I found my teenage passion for Star Trek rekindled. I wanted to view all of the episodes again. We didn't have a ...
JamieG from Md 05/06/2013 12 10 - -
Poll: Cuccinelli has early lead over McAuliffe
Oh, damn. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II has an early lead over businessman Terry McAuliffe in their race for governor, a new Washington Post poll shows, even as most voters in the ...
JamieG from Md 05/04/2013 56 26 - -
I registered over 100 students to vote today
Last year I worked with Organizing for America to register new voters here in Virginia. We set up in libraries, in front of supermarkets, and roamed college campuses with clip boards. On a very good ...
JamieG from Md 05/03/2013 49 81 - -
Netroots Nation? What's that?
I've been reading Daily Kos since 2007 and I've seen people mention Netroots, but I've never had any interest in attending. I don't like to travel a lot and I didn't feel connected to other members ...
JamieG from Md 05/01/2013 5 9 - -
My favorites on youtube
I've been trying to get my friend, Sreeizzle2012 some votes for the scholarship to Netroots Nation. I wrote an earlier diary that discusses why I think he'd be a good candidate: This morning, he's ...
JamieG from Md 04/27/2013 4 4 - -
I'll buy your daughter's Girl Scout cookies if you vote for Sree
A few weeks ago, my friend Sreeizzle2012 asked me if I'd help advocate for him to win one of the scholarships to Netroots Nation 2013 . I told him yes, of course I would and I've been promoting him ...
JamieG from Md 04/26/2013 4 3 - -
CISPA dead?
A called my senators (Warner and Kaine) a last week and gave the message that I didn't want them to vote for The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) or any other legislation that ...
JamieG from Md 04/25/2013 8 3 - -
Vote for Sree!
My friend, Sreeizzle2012 is applying for a scholarship to Netroots Nation. If you aren't already supporting someone for the scholarship, would you please vote for him: http://nn13.democracyforamerica.
JamieG from Md 04/23/2013 14 9 - -
Oxford English Dictionary & Oxford Reference Database
To Celebrate National Library Week (Next Week) OUP Will Provide Free Access to the Oxford English Dictionary & Oxford Reference Database http://www.infodocket.com/2013/04/10/to-celebrate-national-...
JamieG from Md 04/12/2013 1 8 - -
Say no to Prince George's schools takeover
If you live in Maryland, this is a must read. Don't think it's only going to affect people in Prince George's County: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-03-27/news/bs-ed-pg-schools-...
JamieG from Md 03/28/2013 20 8 - -
Freecycle
Twenty-five years ago, our community rented a dumpster for a weekend to help the neighborhood with spring house cleaning. That Monday morning, my sister and I passed it as we walked our kids to ...
JamieG from Md 03/24/2013 81 98 2 -
Terry McAuliffe
I just finished shopping at Wegmans today and ran into one of my neighbors who had been involved with me on the campaign for President Obama back in the fall. I mentioned that I'd been to a meeting ...
JamieG from Md 03/20/2013 71 10 - -
Supreme Court's ruling on copyright
I was surprised, but glad to see this ruling: Supreme Court says copyright law does not protect publishers in discount re-sales The justices, in a 6-3 vote Tuesday, threw out a copyright ...
JamieG from Md 03/19/2013 24 16 - -
Maryland Meetup tonight in Columbia.
The next Maryland Kos meetup will be tonight, March 2nd in Columbia, Maryland. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm Place: Wegman's Cafe Area 8855 Mcgaw Rd, Columbia, MD21045 http://www.wegmans.
JamieG from Md 03/02/2013 20 11 - -
Maryland meetup, March 2nd in Columbia, Md.
The next Maryland Kos meetup will be March 2nd in Columbia, Maryland. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm Place: Wegman's Cafe Area 8855 Mcgaw Rd, Columbia, MD21045 http://www.wegmans.com/...
JamieG from Md 02/27/2013 6 5 - -
Maryland meetup, March 2nd in Columbia, Md.
The next Maryland Kos meetup will be March 2nd in Columbia, Maryland. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm Place: Wegman's Cafe Area 8855 Mcgaw Rd, Columbia, MD21045 http://www.wegmans.com/...
JamieG from Md 02/24/2013 11 4 - -
Maryland Meetup, March 2nd, Columbia, Md.
The next Maryland Kos meetup will be March 2nd in Columbia, Maryland. Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm Place: Wegman's Cafe Area 8855 Mcgaw Rd, Columbia, MD21045 http://www.wegmans.com/...
JamieG from Md 02/23/2013 6 5 - -
Maryland meetup
I'll be working near Columbia, Maryland on March 2nd. Is anyone interested in meeting up for dinner that evening? Even though I live in Virginia, I drive up to Maryland about once a month to work ...
JamieG from Md 02/20/2013 29 10 - -
Minimum wage is not welfare
I read this article on the PBS website, "Wouldn't a Minimum Wage Hike Lower the Welfare Rolls?" which discussed the potential effects on the economy if the minimum wage is raised. http://www.pbs....
JamieG from Md 02/20/2013 11 7 - -
Action alert for Virginia!
I received this from The League of Women Voters in Virginia and they asked me to take action and to pass this on. So please, if you're a Virginia resident, contact these state senators and oppose ...
JamieG from Md 02/12/2013 3 10 - -
Maryland needs a meetup
This past summer and fall, the Virginia and Maryland groups have had four meetups: Baltimore, Maryland (White Marsh area)
JamieG from Md 02/03/2013 14 9 - -
Virginia voter suppression update
Yesterday I posted a diary about the Tuesday, January 29 meeting by The Senate Privileges and Elections (P&E) committee which had on the agenda. SB 719. This bill removes several items from the ...
JamieG from Md 01/30/2013 3 11 - -
Do you know anyone in Virginia?
Just when I thought we could take a breather from republican shenanigans, I received an email from The League of Women Voters in Virginia with information about a vote to be held today -- Tuesday, ...
JamieG from Md 01/28/2013 6 12 1 -
Action Alert for Virginia
I received an email today from The League of Women Voters in Virginia with information about a vote to be held tomorrow by The Senate Privileges and Elections (P&E) committee will meet on Tuesday, ...
JamieG from Md 01/28/2013 11 10 1 -
VA/DC/MD meetup in Herndon on Sunday
JamieG from Md 01/25/2013 6 5 - -
VA/DC/MD meetup in Herndon on Sunday
Liz Dexic has offered to host a meetup/potluck in ...
JamieG from Md 01/23/2013 3 8 - -
VA/DC/MD meetup in Herndon on Sunday
After the last VA/DC/MD Daily Kos meetup, my husband said, why isn't there ever a Daily Kos meetup in Virginia, near us? I gave him several reasons, one being that people in Maryland are afraid to ...
JamieG from Md 01/21/2013 7 3 - -
Virginia Kos meetup, January 27th
Liz Dexic has graciously offered her home for a potluck get together for the Virginia Kos group. Liz's home is in 20171, commonly known as the Fairfax County side of Herndon, or almost throwing ...
JamieG from Md 01/16/2013 10 6 - -
Virginia Kos: How it works
When Daily Kos went to version 4.0, it gave us the option to form groups. When I saw that there was no group for Virginia, I started Virginia Kos. Some people have noted it seems odd to have an ...
JamieG from Md 11/07/2012 8 4 - -
What republicans are saying about Romney
This video is great -- interviews with well known republicans. http://egbertowillies.com/2012/11/01/what-republicans-really-thought-of-mitt-romneyvideo-is-great/ It would be great if someone could ...
JamieG from Md 11/03/2012 4 13 - -
Loudoun, VA.
Well, here I am, born and bred in reliably Democratic Maryland, now in Loudoun, VA, which could go either way next Tuesday. I've been doing voter registration since last spring, but that's over now. ...
JamieG from Md 10/30/2012 5 8 - -
Star Trek, U.N.C.L.E., Lansing and MI-O8
I've been thinking about doing a diary about Star Trek fandom for quite awhile, but I'm thwarted by the enormity of the phenomenon. Even my own interaction with the show and other fans would be more ...
JamieG from Md 10/30/2012 41 30 1 -
Maryland Kos - How it works
Maryland Kos was founded by Timmyc in February, 2011. I live in northern Virginia, but since I came from Maryland and spend a lot of time there, I joined the the group and have organized Daily Kos ...
JamieG from Md 10/28/2012 17 10 - -
VA/DC/MD help needed election day
If anyone in the DC metro area -- DC, Maryland, or Virginia -- has some time to spare on election day, MDteacher is looking for help getting people to the polls. MDTeacher is a Montgomery County ...
JamieG from Md 10/28/2012 8 9 - -
VA/MD/DC meetup at Union Station
A week ago, Oct. 13th, Kossacks from Virginia, DC, and Maryland met up at Union Station DC. Turnout was excellent, as were the conversations. This venue worked out better than I'd hoped, and I am ...
JamieG from Md 10/21/2012 29 12 - -
VA/DC/MD Meetup Saturday Oct. 13
The meetup for kossacks who are in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland is this Saturday, Oct. 13th, at ...
JamieG from Md 10/12/2012 12 6 - -
VA/DC/MD Meetup Saturday Oct. 13, Check your kosmails!
The meetup for kossacks who are in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland (and anyone else who can manage to get there) is this Saturday, Oct. 13th, at Union Station DC, beginning 4pm. ...
JamieG from Md 10/11/2012 13 6 - -
VA/DC/MD Meetup Saturday Oct. 13, Check your kosmails!
The meetup for kossacks who are in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland (and anyone else who can manage to get there) is this Saturday, Oct. 13th, at Union Station DC, beginning 4pm. I plan to stay ...
JamieG from Md 10/10/2012 8 11 - 58
Virginia Kos, Maryland Kos (and DC Kossacks too)
Current list of Kossacks who plan to come to the October 13th meetup at Union Station: JamieG from Md & husband Diana in NoVa VexingEyes webgenie ...
JamieG from Md 10/07/2012 8 7 - 77
VA/DC/MD meetup, Oct. 13, Where to eat?
For information on the VA/DC/MD meetup next Saturday, please see my last diary at: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/05/1140876/-MD-VA-DC-meetup-Oct-13th?showAll=yes . My previous diary has ...
JamieG from Md 10/06/2012 25 9 - 104
MD/VA/DC meetup Oct. 13th
Current list of who said they will be there (or will try): JamieG from Md & husband Diana in NoVa VexingEyes webgenie JanetT in Md JTinDC sreeizzle2012 it really is that important Trs ...
JamieG from Md 10/05/2012 12 12 - 108
Vote on who won the debate
Here are some online polls. Please go in and vote for who you thought won the debate. http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/10/who_won_the_first_presidential_debate.html http://www....
JamieG from Md 10/03/2012 20 3 - 274
Michigan-08 - Lance Enderle can win!
I first became aware of Lance Enderle in 2010 when I read about his campaign ...
JamieG from Md 10/01/2012 18 30 1 162
"Baltimore to Washington" - meetup
Thanks to paradise50 I found this link to the Woody Guthrie song,
JamieG from Md 09/27/2012 23 8 - 77
DC/VA/MD meetup, Oct. 13th
After the MD/VA/DC meetup last month in Silver Spring, Maryland, I knew I'd have to get the group together again soon. There is something really wonderful about Daily Kos people. I love my ...
JamieG from Md 09/26/2012 22 3 2 80
Pennsylvania voter ID law
I'm a news junky, so I've been on edge about the Pennsylvania voter ID law. Here are some updates, which seem to be an improvement over what we were seeing a few weeks ago, but still, not out of the ...
JamieG from Md 09/25/2012 11 8 - 134
Michigan alert! - Lance Enderle vs Mike Rogers tonight
Somehow this got by me when Lance posted last week: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/21/1134929/-Campaign-Update-9-21-Debate-with-Mike-Rogers-scheduled-campaign-update?detail=hide We also ...
JamieG from Md 09/25/2012 3 2 - 52
VA/DC/MD meetup in Oct.
I had a great time at the MD/VA/DC meetup last month in Silver Spring, Maryland, and I'd love to have ...
JamieG from Md 09/22/2012 47 12 - 149
Tommy Thompson will do away with Medicaid and Medicare
Tommy Thompson Says He Has A Plan To "Do Away With Medicaid And Medicare" When I read this today at www.electoral-vote.com, I thought it was pretty amazing: The battle for Wisconsin is not only ...
JamieG from Md 09/21/2012 15 43 1 199
Meeting with the tribe
A little over a month ago, I met with 12 other members of Daily Kos at the Panera in Silver Spring, Md. There were 15 of us if you count my husband and Tamara's husband who are Democrats, but not ...
JamieG from Md 09/16/2012 24 18 1 111
Baltimore meetup
If you are in the Baltimore area, there is still time to join the Baltimore Meetup at the Panera in White Marsh. Here's the live thread: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/08/1129445/-baltimore-
JamieG from Md 09/08/2012 5 3 - 43
B-I-N-G-O
Tonight we went to a BINGO game at our community center. I didn't want to go -- I really don't like playing games -- but my neighbor who runs a local Century 21 office asked us to come because his ...
JamieG from Md 08/17/2012 14 14 - 180
DK messaging system
There are many many things I love about DK 4, but one thing that falls short is the messaging system. I have my suspicions that a lot of people either don't see or receive the kosmail messages ...
JamieG from Md 08/12/2012 16 9 - 125
Md/VA/DC meetup liveblog in Silver Spring
Well, we're here. Six of us so far: me (JamieG), my husband Diana from Nova VexingEyes, MollyD, Webgenie We parked at the Wayne Street Garage (off Georgia Ave. onto Wayne St.) There is plenty of ...
JamieG from Md 08/11/2012 84 16 1 150
Md/VA/Kos meetup this Sat. in Silver Spring
I'm excited and happy about the meetup tomorrow night in Silver Spring, Md. It looks like there are at least 5 definites besides for me and my husband. Hopefully more. To recap, this Saturday, Aug. ...
JamieG from Md 08/10/2012 40 8 1 106
Maryland/Virginia/DC Meetup this Saturday
This Saturday, Aug. 11, in Silver Spring, Maryland, from 6:30pm - 10pm there will be a meetup of Maryland/Virginia/DC Kossacks. The location is Downtown Silver Spring at the Panera, 8541 Georgia ...
JamieG from Md 08/08/2012 12 14 - 77
Maryland/Virginia/DC meetup, Aug 11
I'm organizing a meetup for next Saturday, Aug. 11, in Silver Spring, Maryland, from 6:30pm - 10pm. I wrote a diary on Friday about getting together a meetup with the Maryland/Virginia/DC people ...
JamieG from Md 08/05/2012 32 8 3 82
Question about creating polls
I'd like to create a poll for a diary. Yesterday I did a diary about getting the Virginia/Maryland/ and DC people together and we discussed locations. I'd like to put them in a poll and give people ...
JamieG from Md 08/04/2012 3 - - 27
Maryland/Virginia Kos meetup
I'm envious of the Kos groups that have been getting together! I'd like to get something going within driving distance of where I live. I'm in northern Virginia, in Loudoun County. I'm originally ...
JamieG from Md 08/03/2012 79 19 3 194
Hope and watermelon
I just finished cutting up a watermelon. It was a large one, and took me about half an hour. I think most people just cut a watermelon into slices and let the eaters eat around the rind and deal ...
JamieG from Md 07/11/2012 21 10 - 120
Wisconsin facebook groups
Over the course of this past year, I've joined several Wisconsin groups on Facebook. Some examples: Herding Cats, Taking back the WI Assembly and Senate, Recall Grothman, The Democratic Party of ...
JamieG from Md 05/30/2012 2 7 - 69
Phone banking is scary
The idea of phone banking makes me so nervous, but I really, really want to do something to help Wisconsin. I sent some money to the Wisconsin democrats and to Tom Barrett's campaign, but I know that'
JamieG from Md 05/28/2012 31 21 - 211
May 19, 20 - Weekend of Action!
This weekend is the OFA National Day of Action! Volunteers will be working this weekend to get people registered to vote. I love this video, I think it's going to help generate enthusiasm! What ...
JamieG from Md 05/18/2012 3 1 - 33
Artomatic Returns to Crystal City, VA in 2012!
If you live in Maryland, D.C., or Virginia, you need to come to Artomatic . My sister lured me to my first Artomatic in 2004. That year, the nomadic art show took place in the former Capitol Children'
JamieG from Md 05/11/2012 3 1 - 38
I can't support the Boy Scouts
Today I did voter registration at a local library. We were set up at a table in the foyer. At another table, a teenager in a boy scout uniform was publicizing his Eagle project -- a good project, ...
JamieG from Md 04/22/2012 75 40 - 366
Can Obama win without Florida?
Florida is one of four states that could determine who wins the presidency. Polls in the last few months are showing that President Obama is favored to win over Romney: http://www.realclearpolitics....
JamieG from Md 04/11/2012 25 4 - 148
Free ice cream
I hope this isn't inappropriate to post, but I wanted to share this with friends and hopefully I have some friends or future friends here on Daily Kos. Today is free cone day at Ben and Jerry's: ...
JamieG from Md 04/03/2012 5 5 - 53
Florida needs help
A few days ago I posted a diary about Florida law HB 1355. This new law: cuts the allowable time for early voting from 14 days to 8 days eliminates a long-standing provision that allowed ...
JamieG from Md 03/16/2012 12 8 - 65
Voter suppression in Florida
Florida has managed to give the presidency to the republicans more than once. No matter how popular President Obama is, HB 1355 could allow them to steal the election once again by disenfranchising ...
JamieG from Md 03/13/2012 8 7 - 70
Same-sex marriage in Washington State
One of my former students who now lives in Washington State passed this on to me: Gay marriage will soon be legal in Washington state. In the coming weeks and months you'll be asked to sign a ...
JamieG from Md 02/15/2012 24 6 - 62
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