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|Republicans Aren't the Problem
Ok, I realize that this has been covered in a few diaries and I haven't posted a diary in a while. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time about this website and how we operate. ...
|United States County Project (2) - Stewart County, Georgia
Wow! A second county on this project already? I'm so impressed with how quick I can do this... don't get used to it. Here is how this project of mine goes. Each and every week (or more often), ...
|United States County Project (reset) - Jackson County, Oklahoma
Ladies and gentlemen, county number #1! Yes, this is a reset of the project, something I really want to get back into. I even started a new blog separate from here and will cross reference all my ...
|So Angry - How many children need to die?
How many children must needlessly die to gun violence before people who have a heart, a soul, and a shred of decency stand up together to make it stop? How many innocent teenagers need to be ...
|With a Heavy Heart
Hey everyone. I say this with a heavy heart tonight, and needed to share it with somebody outside of my workspace. I woke up to a phone call this morning that one of my students, a 15 year old ...
|United States County Project (8), Gila County, AZ
Are you ready? Entry number 8. Really chugging along here, like a high speed rail across the country to different corners. Small counties? You got it. Populated counties? Yessir! ... or ma'am.
|Why We Stand Up Against Intolerance
Over the course of American history, a group of Americans has always stood up to intolerance. Whether it was against African Americans, women, immigrants, homosexuals, or others, we have stood up ...
|Yes We Can and Yes We Should
As the presidential election in November nears, the Obama campaign is running up to full speed. As I visit this website on a daily basis, I don't see the same excitement and passion that we had in ...
|United States County Project (7) Bowman County, ND
Here we go folks, entry number 7 in the United States County Project. What? You haven't heard about it? Well shucks! Maybe its time you did.... and then tell all your friends, especially those ...
|United States County Project (6) Haskell County, KS
Here it is, entry number 6! This is a fun project, I've enjoyed these trips around the country. My random entry this week has a new state, Kansas. Very different than the last county which was ...
|United States County Project (5) New Castle County, DE
Entry number five, here we go. This has been a good trip from me. Started in Georgia, moved to Oklahoma, continued to Maine, and then onwards to Nevada. Now we find ourselves in Delaware. And ...
As the election season continues to ramp up, this idea of "ideological purity" is popping more and more into my thoughts. What does it mean to me? It means staying 100% true to your ideals and ...
|Is "Austerity" the Most Appropriate Word?
Short diary here. As governments around the world and in the United States cut back programs for the lower and middle classes while cutting taxes and bailing out the super wealthy, the word "...
|What Side are YOU on? Time to Pick!
With the protests happening around the country and the lines being drawn pretty obviously, I think its time to challenge those who haven't picked a side yet. Especially those who belong to the so ...
|Darth Vader vs. Jean-Luc Picard
Today's post will look at a leadership comparison between two classic leaders. Who might I be talking about you ask? What's that you say, I already revealed it in the title? Oh.... Well if you ...
|Can't Pay the Electric Bills? Tear Out the Lights
After my last post, I received the following comment: "The problem with numbers is that everybody's got some, and almost nobody knows what they add up to. The system is intentionally ...
|FACT: Thirty American Corporations Paying Zero Income Taxes between 2008 - 2010
I know this is probably old news for a lot of us, but if I get one person to realize this for the first time, I've achieved what I want. If you are not aware, between 2008 and 2010, thirty large ...
|George Carlin, The American Dream, Wall St.
This will be a brief diary. I thought about this while following the Wall St. protests and having a serious discussion about education over a couple of beers last night with my friends. As long as ...
|United States County Project (4) Storey County, NV
Fourth entry! Those of you who have been reading these, the few you are, I hope you have been enjoying these as much as I have. It's been extremely informative for me and I hope for you as well. ...
|United States County Project (3) Somerset County, ME
Third entry! I've made it this far. I have a tendency to get bored with things like this, but I find myself continuing as I am learning a lot. And I hope that as I continue this project you learn ...
|United States County Project (2) Caddo County, OK
So this is the second entry of my new project, the American County project. Each and every week (or more often), using a random number generator I pick one county from the United States and give a ...
|United States County Project (1) Franklin County, GA
Welcome to the United States Counties project! I have decided to do something I think is a little fun, and I hope to learn a lot about the country I live in by doing this. Every week, using a ...
Good morning everyone. As a middle school teacher,I have seen two eighth grade classes graduate. Each time it is emotional, it is moving, and I am so proud of them. Why do I bring this up? Read ...
|Republican calls Tea Party Candidate "Raghead" (and Obama too!)
I'm a little surprised that this hasn't been diaried yet, and if it has, well I just don't know how to use the search function properly. So there's another Republican -tea party member- who made a ...
|Republicans Don't Speak for Me
So I consider myself an American first before I am a political party or even a label. I won't label myself as a Democrat, Republican, Liberal, or Conservative. I would like to think of myself as a ...
|Familiy Had to Evacuate from Wildfire
I know its not politically related, but I'm stuck in Chicago at 1:03 a.m. and stressed out. My parents just called me saying they were forced to evacuate out of their house in their car packed as ...
|Prop 8, Freedom, and Memorial Day
"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." ~Camus *** A little background about myself so when you read this you ...
|Canvassing and Poverty in Gary, IN
L ast Saturday, I went canvassing for Barack Obama in Gary, IN. This is the second campaign I have volunteered for, the first being for Democrat Adam Schiff in the 27th district of ...
|Major Source of Republicans Finally Revealed!
Little do you know that the current presidential race between Barack Obama and John McCain is actually just a recap of a past race. Check it out, you'll be surprised.
|I Hate This War
Thank you for reading, this is my second Daily Kos diary. I always love posting here, its a great community. The following is a piece I wrote for my writing methods class. *** I hate this war. ...
|The Problem with African Food Aid
Hello fellow Kos members, this is my first diary. I've been a reader of the website for years and enjoy all the entries I see here. I hope that I can contribute in a positive manner and to get ...
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