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|Remarkable People: Celtic Lassie; 1988-2015
Her name was Brandi Nicole Stanley. Please remember her. She lost her battle with cancer the evening of Memorial Day, last Monday. I was with her, holding her hand, as I had promised. Brandi,
|The Grieving Room: Memorial Day Open Thread
I am posting this as an Open Thread for people who want a place to gather. Many people today are grieving family and friends who served and/or died in uniform. Others are grieving deaths that ...
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- This is my first diary on Daily Kos. (I joined today.) So you don't know me, yet. I'm a supporter of Bernie Sanders, and not just because when I turned up at his speech in the town I live in (...5 comments 3 Recs
- Knowing a politician's stance and votes on reproductive rights is the equivalent of hearing them speak after giving them a dose of truth serum. - It's self-evident that Republican politicians who ...26 comments 86 Recs
- The Kochs want to "help" fix the criminal justice system. For the little guy, of course. Let me tell you a story. The story of how the Kochs became so committed to reform. Once upon a time in ...56 comments 92 Recs
- I have never lived a day in the mythical America that is immortal and above decline or reproach. That is one of the few gifts of being born poor in a nation that so celebrates wealth and power. ...145 comments 241 Recs
- Following a long, rambling, condescending speech by an older white gentleman who pretty much explained that "After 16 years as a committee man, I supported African-American candidates ..." [You ...125 comments 427 Recs
- As I watch the events in Ferguson Missouri I can't help but think about my own time in law enforcement and just how much I've changed since I wore the badge.93 comments 219 Recs
- Royal Saudi Air Force jets fly in formation during a graduation ceremony for air force officers at King Faisal Air Academy in ...142 comments 159 Recs
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- I'm home now from my first Netroots and I just want to say a deeply felt "Thank You" to everyone who scrambled at 30 seconds after the last minute to get little ole' me out there. It was a headache,109 comments 360 Recs
- After oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby case, I wrote a very misnamed but widely read diary in which I echoed Attorney and Ring of Fire radio host Mike Papantonio's argument that the SCOTUS would ...376 comments 743 Recs
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