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Diaries published: 124 (1373 days since last diary on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 06:46 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1409 (1294 days since last comment on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 09:14 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3827

Total Comment Ratings: 9181

Most Recommended Diary: Updated (again): Crying in a hospital parking lot..., 537 comments, 1123 recommends

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Seriously. You're going to primary the President? You are going to vote for Romney? A bill that protects SS and Medicaid is "dismantling America?" You guys are thriving on misinformation, emotion,
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 06:46 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I'm not mad. Really. I've just decided that the web/politics/slacktivism thing I was doing isn't for me. And I'd like to ditch my profile on the site. Is this possible, and could someone help me ...
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 11:35 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I am glad Wikileaks exists. I find their work to be deeply admirable. But I don't believe they will make any difference in the world. Or at least not in America. And this isn't just because of the ...
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Dec 08, 2010 at 12:12 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I live in a small, dying city. The economy here was a wreck long before 2008. For many, many years, good jobs have been unavailable to most in the town, and "living on the system" has become a way ...
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Nov 18, 2010 at 11:03 AM PST with 14 Recommends
One of the fundamental strengths of conservatism as a political philosophy is its preservative nature. Conservative thought desires that things stay the same (except when it doesn't, as Krugman and ...
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 10:17 AM PST with 14 Recommends
A lot of my thinking about progressive activism has been formulated by a very specific experience of mine. I was a progressive in a place where literally (I did the math) only .3% of the population ...
by proseandpromise
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Nov 12, 2010 at 02:11 PM PST with 20 Recommends

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