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Jim Neal's Profile

Senate candidate 2008 (D-NC). Member of Democratic Wing of Democratic Party. Second gay US Senate candidate in history.

Real Name: Jim Neal

Location: chicago, IL, usa

Occupation: Financial/social enterprise entrepreneuer, social activist and writer

Hobbies: Tracking grizzly bears

Home Page:

Twitter: @JimNealCHI


Diaries published: 20 (1218 days since last diary on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 02:53 PM PST)

Comments posted: 249 (350 days since last comment on Wed May 21, 2014 at 09:02 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 563

Total Comment Ratings: 557

Most Recommended Diary: If it’s about the economy.....the vital signs are alarming (NC-Sen), 141 comments, 171 recommends

People Following Jim Neal: 24

Jim Neal's Most Recent Diaries:

Ohh how I bemoaned news over the weekend that the Senate and the Administration had waived their opposition to an extension of payroll tax cuts tied to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 11:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Chauncey Gardner , really? The President has been a source of ongoing frustration: his failure to leverage a powerful hand in 2009-2010,
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Democracy wasn't meant to be an exercise in push-button policy making.
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 09:10 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Former Rep. Virgil Goode, sponsored by Youth for Western Civilization, brings his message of hate to the UNC campus this evening. His remarks follow those ...
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 08:06 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
At least four of the issues gripping the debate over the White House’s Proposal for Treasury Authority to Purchase Mortgage-Related Assets, or TARP, seem certain. Congress is going to recess ...
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 06:21 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, inexplicably, published a defense of the racial slurs spewed by a local county sheriff in Sunday's edition, lauding that he had "performed....a service of ...
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 11:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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