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J Ash Bowie's Profile

A lifelong progressive in Oakland, CA and member of Dkos since 2005. I'm a licensed clinical psychologist working with children in public education.

Real Name: Ash Bowie

Location: Oakland, CA

Occupation: psychologist

Hobbies: photography

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Diaries published: 27 (262 days since last diary on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 09:10 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 320 (42 days since last comment on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 02:07 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 464

Total Comment Ratings: 1003

Most Recommended Diary: If you don't know what "mental illness" really means, stop saying it, 194 comments, 134 recommends

People Following J Ash Bowie: 2

J Ash Bowie's Most Recent Diaries:

What we believe matters. It matters because our behavior is often predicated on what we believe to be true. The way we treat people, how we spend our time and resources, what power structures we ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 09:10 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
In a front page story, The ugliness of the Republican death spiral , the author writes... But Democrats still need to work as hard as if they were behind, right up through election day... As a ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 04:37 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
A quick diary. Something that the Republicans had on us for a lot of years was their classic list of core values: "Small government, low taxes, and a strong military". The Democratic party during ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 07:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Besides the obvious fact that choosing Ryan makes winning that much harder for Rmoney, I'm thrilled with the pick for another reason. For the first time in many a year, this election will place ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 09:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Seriously. Stop. Stop saying "so and so is mentally ill" because they hold some belief you don't like. Using that kind of language is like calling people you disagree with "retarded". Before you use ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 194 comments on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 04:01 PM PDT with 134 Recommends
Diarist jillwklausen has a great post up called 5 Words And Phrases Democrats Should Never Say Again that I highly recommend. I too have been frustrated over the years how good Republicans are at ...
by J Ash Bowie
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 04:46 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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