Today, vcmvo2, Got a Grip, grog, Shayera and ItsJessMe, who also edited, read through hundreds of diaries to select these gems. Please read and respond to the diarists whose work captivates you.
- 8ackgr0und N015e says farewell to America's first female stand-up comic to make it as a star: Jean Carroll is gone, but she left us laughing. (ItsJessMe)
- mg3ca writes a diary that contains both an enlightened analysis and an on-topic discussion of the Torah's message about gay marriage in Let My People Marry! What the Torah is Trying to Teach Us. (vcmvo2)
- Dia shares an example of how a purposeful life is not lived in black and white, but in the many shades of gray, in Why My Pro-Life Friend is My Ally, Not My Enemy. (Got a Grip)
- Daveparts pauses at the intersection where the state of California's desperate path crosses the bleak path of Steinbeck, a place where as likely as not you'll hear the callous phrase, Beat it, Buddy. (Got a Grip)
- Tchrldy looks at a "pact with the devil" you might not know about in Pat Robertson, Freedom Gold and Blood Diamonds. (grog)
- LiberalKentuckian returns to dkos after an absence, anticipating next Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, What it means to us all. (ItsJessMe)
- RLMiller explains why we need to support the Clean Air Act in First Test of a Climate Bill: Help Defend the Clean Air Act. (vcmvo2)
- Welcome to the Texas panhandle! Inoljt continues Exploring the Most Republican Place in America: Part 2. (ItsJessMe)
- Big Tex discusses electoral fusion, an important element of political reform: Fusion balloting: creating more and better choices for American voters. (ItsJessMe)
- DRo does some digging and uncovers evidence that credit card companies are nothing more than Thieves in Suits. (Got a Grip)
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