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David Castro is a former Philadelphia prosecutor and the President and Founder of the Institute for Leadership Education. He has been nationally recognized as a Kellogg Foundation Fellow, an Eisenhower Fellow, and an Ashoka Fellow.

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Philly Kos, Your Government at Work

Twitter: thedavidcastro

LinkedIn: davidmichaelcastro

Diaries published: 13 (654 days since last diary on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:15 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 162 (585 days since last comment on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 01:36 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 477

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: My Blood Is Boiling, 120 comments, 257 recommends

People Following DavidMCastro: 14

DavidMCastro's Most Recent Diaries:

Back during the Monica Lewinski scandal, when the Republicans tried to make Clinton’s Oval Office shenanigans seem like the end of Western civilization, I had an interesting conversation with a ...
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:15 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Question: What is a terrorist? Answer: Someone who is willing to harm or threaten an innocent bystander in order to achieve an objective. We can think of the innocent person as being a hostage. ...
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 06:58 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result. So damn it, let's do something different. By now we can say conclusively that the Romney "bounce" from his debate performance was ...
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 06:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The election of presidents in our country truly seems to involve descent into mass psychosis. Psychosis: A loss of contact with reality that usually includes: False beliefs about what is taking ...
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 06:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Clarity often requires some distance, some reflection. So it is for me with the Democratic National Convention. The contrast with what we saw in Tampa was so profound on so many levels: vision, truth-
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 08:44 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Today in Pennsylvania, our Republican-controlled state legislature passed a voter-ID law designed to disenfranchise democrats. Republicans know that many low-income democrats lack the forms of ID ...
by DavidMCastro
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 PM PDT with 257 Recommends

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