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I'm that anarchist your mother warned you about! I'm a very left-leaning Democrat, a Theravadin Buddhist, a vegetarian and all round soft touch!

Groups: Parenting on the Autism Spectrum

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Twitter: @MettaFilms

Diaries published: 19 (558 days since last diary on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 03:59 AM PST)

Comments posted: 163 (558 days since last comment on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 04:34 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 444

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Were the women saved in the Aurora shootings "Worth it"?, 166 comments, 151 recommends

People Following Maianewley: 12

Maianewley's Most Recent Diaries:

I'm hoping very much that I don't need to go into all the absurd things uttered by Toronto's increasingly more bizarre Mayor, Rob Ford as, by now, I think the whole world has seen them and, frankly, ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 03:59 AM PST with 9 Recommends
The Pistorius bail ruling today seems to have ignited a great deal of controversy, especially if the Tweets about it are any indicator of how the wider public feel. I listened to the entire two ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 10:44 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I don't normally do this type of post but I'm making an exception here as I feel so strongly about it. As we must all know by now, following a "prank" phone call from Australian radio station 2Day ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 05:42 AM PST with 11 Recommends
If I go suddenly missing after the election, I hope you will all be preparing yourselves to sit beneath the guillotine and knit while I'm executed. Sadly, this does not appear to be a weird fantasy ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 10:25 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Years ago, I used to teach a course about folk devils. You know, those friend-of-a-friend type stories, which everyone knows and some even believe. The stories which lead entire nations to believe ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 07:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Perhaps you might like to focus on the real issue ... gun control. Oh, and since you seem to have finally concluded that Sikhs aren't Muslims, perhaps you'd also be prepared to accept that not all ...
by Maianewley
Comment Count 170 comments on Sun Aug 05, 2012 at 04:48 PM PDT with 81 Recommends

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