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I am a Kansas resident, Pennsylvania native, parent and president of Kansas Families for Education, a volunteer advocacy organization. I spent 20+ years as a newspaper reporter before bailing out in 2000.

Diaries published: 31 (2073 days since last diary on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 06:10 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1658 (2030 days since last comment on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 01:47 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 471

Total Comment Ratings: 11335

Most Recommended Diary: WYFP: Time Waits for No One, 334 comments, 90 recommends

People Following jmart: 3

jmart's Most Recent Diaries:

It has only been days since U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) ...
by jmart
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 06:10 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
As a Kansan, I gave up on my two U.S. Senators long ago. Pat Roberts has tacked steadily rightward to match the course of the state and national GOP; I have no doubt that he would run to the left of ...
by jmart
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 05:33 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
There will be no objectivity in this diary. No disinterested analysis. I am going to speak from my heart, about people I know. My thesis: We are far better of with The Washington Post ...
by jmart
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Jul 05, 2009 at 02:22 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm involved with a local chapter of Organizing for America that -- like hundreds of others -- is doing a service project this coming weekend while gathering support for health care reform that ...
by jmart
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 12:55 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I cannot claim credit for this, and I certainly don't want to. It was just too good not to share. I saw a reference and link to it on one humor site, Fark, and ...
by jmart
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 06:25 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Remember this famous line from Michael Dukakis’ 1988 acceptance speech for the Democratic nomination? “This ...
by jmart
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 12:51 PM PDT with 6 Recommends

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