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So, CLEARLY I need to set the record straight about something. In the run up to these dueling Netroots For The Troops ...
by JeffLieber
Comment Count 945 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 07:00 AM PDT with 455 Recommends
I was the little sister. When I was three, my oldest brother, Don Reed, left for the military, followed in a few years by my brother John, and a few years later by my brother David. We were proud of "
by Elizabeth Warren
Comment Count 122 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 08:34 AM PST with 372 Recommends
Did the outrageous title of this diary prompt you open it? If so, that was what I intended. It’s a shame that we have to go to these lengths to get people’s attention around here. Sorry to ...
by StateOfGrace
Comment Count 233 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 10:04 AM PDT with 367 Recommends
I realize that it's been awhile since Netroots Nation, but I've been meaning to write this diary for awhile. As a veteran myself, I want to thank everyone who put together the Netroots for the ...
by Nameless Soldier
Comment Count 124 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2008 at 04:33 PM PDT with 341 Recommends
The day before the conference began, my husband and I were in the exhibition hall setting up the IGTNT war memorial panels. The security guard for the Rio came by and quietly read the list of names ...
by Sandy on Signal
Comment Count 160 comments on Mon Aug 16, 2010 at 04:30 PM PDT with 336 Recommends
This is primarily going to be a photodiary about our amazingly successful Netroots for the Troops event at Netroots Nation this year. However, I must first tell you that Tony (TexDem) is currently ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 197 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 01:23 PM PDT with 333 Recommends
This morning he woke up again on the couch, as he always does. He hasn't been in our bed, my bed, in a long time. It took the wise words of our god-daughter, someone who works with Veterans, to ...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 250 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 07:24 AM PDT with 326 Recommends
I don't like ALL CAPS in headlines, but golly, I just LOVE announcing good news. Can we have a drum roll, please?!
by noweasels
Comment Count 267 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2008 at 06:33 PM PDT with 309 Recommends
Update: jnhobbs has issued a challenge. A dollar for every recommendation. Get reccing!!! Good afternoon Kossacks. I am here to ask you to open your hearts ...
by blue jersey mom
Comment Count 125 comments on Fri Jun 26, 2009 at 02:29 PM PDT with 281 Recommends
Thanks to all Kossacks who voted in yesterday's C&J for your friend and humble narrator. Now the time has come to put your donation money where your online mouth is and send some click-cash to a ...
by droogie6655321
Comment Count 410 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 07:20 AM PDT with 279 Recommends
PLEEEE-EEEASE!!!??? I got a tepid response to my last call for volunteers for the Netroots for the Troops CARE package assembly, staging and booth shifts in my last post so I'm doing another to see ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 09:10 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
Okay, now I'm begging I'm beginning to get a bit panicky because I have TONS of empty shifts at the booth and for staging at our Netroots for the Troops "33-Minute Miracle" CARE package assembly ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 142 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 06:17 AM PDT with 243 Recommends
First of all, *NFTT thanks you*, the donors, for your donation that helped us purchase the items for the 300 boxes that we are about to pack. It's been a exciting ride to breaking $ *57,000* (w00t!)
by Dania Audax
Comment Count 168 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 11:24 AM PDT with 238 Recommends
These are United States Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey and Sgt. Rex. They were wounded together during their second tour of duty in Iraq. Cpl. Leavey received the Purple Heart, the Combat Valor Medal ...
by noweasels
Comment Count 153 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 05:57 PM PDT with 234 Recommends
In our continuing series on Netroots for the Troops, our effort to pack & send 101 care packeges to the troops, we come to my turn. This was originally going to be about fitness gifts for the troops,
by anotherdemocrat
Comment Count 255 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2008 at 03:50 PM PDT with 232 Recommends
I need you, not that you can do anything about what has been pulling at my heart for over thirty years. That's how long my son has been fighting his own war of survival against health issues that ...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT with 225 Recommends
Six (free or inexpensive) Ways You Can Help Maybe you've seen NFTT and didn't know what it meant, now you know. So when you see those letters jump in and lend a hand.
by TexDem
Comment Count 2804 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 07:35 AM PDT with 221 Recommends
The ...
by roses
Comment Count 236 comments on Mon May 26, 2008 at 04:30 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
I have been acquainted with this saying for a long time. I grew up in the Vietnam era, graduated from high school in 1965 with a fairly large graduating class. Because of the draft at that time, ...
by Proud Mom and Grandma
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 05:02 PM PDT with 179 Recommends
And it's very simple what I need you for: your money. No aspect of Netroots Nation makes me prouder than Netroots for the Troops, a volunteer-driven year-round effort to fundraise for and provide ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 104 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 09:50 AM PDT with 179 Recommends