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Gay political activist, former Jesuit, current not-so-religious Buddhist. Lives half the year in San Francisco and the other half in India, teaching English to refugees and doing Buddhist studies.

Groups: Shamrock American Kossacks

Home Page: http://jesuskoan.blogspot.com/

Diaries published: 6 (210 days since last diary on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 01:27 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 28 (196 days since last comment on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 05:09 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 29

Total Comment Ratings: 32

Most Recommended Diary: A Zen Master looks at Same-Gender Marriage, 14 comments, 23 recommends

People Following Ken Ireland: 1

Ken Ireland's Most Recent Diaries:

What “Freedom of Speech” costs in real dollars. Your vote is worth $9.95 or $43.95 with the “dark money” added in! Today I ran some numbers on a napkin, aided by by iPhone. If you were in ...
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 01:27 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Although I abhor the politics of Rev Warren and his ilk, and it would be a cold day in hell that I approve of his choice to lead and public prayer, there seems to be piece missing in this ...
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 08:58 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Poll-makers don’t know that election winners are those that receive the most votes, and, not incidentally, that those votes are tallied and certified? Must be shoddy thinking, poor writing or ...
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2008 at 01:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Many Americans, and particularly Californians, who are making up their minds about gender equal marriage, may think that religious practice and thinking presents a monolith against gay and lesbian ...
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 08:53 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
It is now 11 days to the [R]eckoning. About 2 days ago you, Senator McCain, started to get religion, and I do really mean this in as mean spirited a way as you have conducted your campaign in the ...
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 01:40 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
With no apologies to John McCain or M.L. Weems: how we will have to rewrite the narrative of our national mythology.
by Ken Ireland
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2008 at 06:26 PM PDT with 1 Recommend

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