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Groups: Teachers Lounge, Progressive Country

Diaries published: 11 (440 days since last diary on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 06:19 AM PST)

Comments posted: 102 (314 days since last comment on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 09:52 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 241

Total Comment Ratings: 57

Most Recommended Diary: Being liberal in rural America (really rural), 189 comments, 141 recommends

People Following 51dimes: 10

51dimes's Most Recent Diaries:

School districts near Yellowstone Park had been getting payments from the Department of the Interior. They shouldn't have been, and now the government wants its money back.
by 51dimes
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 06:19 AM PST with 12 Recommends
If you read Tuesday's USA Today you might be a bit perplexed as to the state of the American education system. On the front page, the paper blared "School is too easy" . On the opinion pages though, ...
by 51dimes
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 11:09 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
A big part of Newt Gingrich's popularity has to do with his debate performances, which could be boiled down to a criticism of the media. While Gingrich is right, there are problems with the media, it�
by 51dimes
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 09:31 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Occupy Pawnee: Parks and Recreation has an opportunity to look at the role corporations play in government, but will they?
by 51dimes
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 12:12 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
As I usually clarify before these diaries, I am not a Montana native and have only lived here for a little over a year. That said, I find the politics interesting and love talking about them. ...
by 51dimes
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat May 14, 2011 at 06:22 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I was born in a small town in Idaho, and now live in a slightly larger town in Montana. For the majority of my life I lived in rural America. I've lived in places where voting Democrat has (or would ...
by 51dimes
Comment Count 189 comments on Sun Mar 27, 2011 at 11:26 AM PDT with 141 Recommends

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