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Diaries published: 131 (55 days since last diary on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 08:26 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 485 (14 days since last comment on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 09:56 AM PDT)

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Last weekend, we remembered the galvanizing protest march in Selma, Alabama that - 50 years ago - propelled the civil rights movement forward. Given many of the events of the past several years (...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 08:26 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Let me start this diary with a scenario. A group of high school kids, as a prank, call in a bomb threat to their high school. It happened in my high school. It's happened in lots. The school ...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 10:55 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Many of you are very kind to me when I post my diaries (no, not all of you, but you know what they say about apples and barrels), and I hate to get into personal stuff - I've done it only twice ...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 8 Recommends
So, I'm sure by now you have probably caught the interview Senator Rand Paul gave on CNBC when he hushed the woman reporter (who's name escapes me) while giving the following opinion on vaccinating ...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 08:16 AM PST with 2 Recommends
America is at one of those rare political moments when it gets to stare some ugly truths in the face and do something about them. Change is hard. Changing habitual behavior is harder. The racists ...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:46 PM PST with 3 Recommends
When I was a teenager, I watched Senator Edward Kennedy's speech at the 1980 Democratic Convention. He was conceding the nomination to President Carter, so - like lots of people - I thought he was ...
by JBtakenote
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 07:48 AM PST with 9 Recommends

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