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I'm sure you are all relieved that I won last night
Last night, I won re-election to the post of town supervisor in my small Adirondack town. 74% to 26%. In raw votes, 418-150.
RonV 11/06/2013 119 439 1 -
Ann Romney, she's so domestic.
Who knew? Sure, we knew that Ann Romney is a great cook . She apparently knows her way around a kitchen like nobody's business. But now we know that she does the shopping and the laundry. And who ...
RonV 06/06/2013 10 12 - -
Open your eyes, look up to the skies!
Something nice and beautiful to focus on amidst all the bad news... Tonight is the peak night for viewing the Lyrid Meteor shower. EarthSky has a pretty complete rundown of this annual event. Best ...
RonV 04/21/2013 5 17 - -
R.I.P. Alvin Lee
So sorry that he has died . And from complications of routine surgery, to. The unexpected nature of his death make it all the more tragic to me.
RonV 03/06/2013 113 112 1 -
Robert Gibbs is out.
Many here have complained the Obama needs a better spokesperson in order to get his message out. Well, maybe now that'll happen.
RonV 01/05/2011 139 15 - 75
Brothers and Sisters
(Apology. For some reason, I could not log into the Brothers and Sisters account...) Greetings, and welcome to the May 2nd edition of Brothers and Sisters. First the obligatory Acknowledgement:
RonV 05/02/2010 78 41 - 27
Free Food, Foraging: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. IV
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib, on Free Foods and how to forage for them. With the onset of winter, the foraging ...
RonV 01/03/2010 13 26 1 58
Free Food. Stalking the wild Blue Cohosh.
Free Food , Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. III For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib, on Free Foods and ...
RonV 12/27/2009 29 19 1 115
Free Food , Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. II
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib , on Free Foods and how to ...
RonV 12/13/2009 14 31 6 267
Free Food Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. I
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib , on Free Foods and how to forage ...
RonV 12/06/2009 35 26 3 74
Brothers and Sisters; Autumnal Equinox Edition
Greetings, and welcome to this week’s edition of Brothers and Sisters. I’d like to take a brief moment to thank Dkos for giving us this space to share a few things spiritual every week,
RonV 09/20/2009 84 30 2 18
R.I.P. Fawziya Ammodi.
She wasn't famous. She wasn't rich. She didn't have access to "the best health care in the world". She didn't have a list of accomplishments that anyone is likely to ever hear about. No one followed ...
RonV 09/14/2009 9 36 - 76
Pataki asked to run against Gillibrand in 2010?
Just as I'm finally starting to forget about George Pataki (12 years a NY governor and a major FAIL in trying for the repub Presidential nomination...), here he comes again, maybe.
RonV 02/19/2009 26 2 - 3
Republicans pick candidate to replace Gillibrand in NY-20
In an unabashed demonstration of top-down democracy in action, the ten republican county committee chairs in NY's 20th CD have chosen current NYS Assembly minority leader James Tedisco to run to be ...
RonV 01/27/2009 36 1 - 1
Changing the Present by Holiday shopping.
Looking for a last minute gift for someone you care for? Do you want to make a difference not only in the life of the recipient, but also in the lives of people you have never met. You can do both ...
RonV 12/14/2008 2 4 - 1
Disappointing proposals by NY Gov. Paterson.
I must say that I've had pretty high hopes for NYS Governor David Paterson. It started with his first news conference after Eliot Spitzer resigned. When asked by a reporter if he had ever patronized ...
RonV 11/12/2008 43 5 - 42
Another 159,000 jobs lost last month.
Well, we can't say it's unexpected, but that's no comfort to the thousands and thousands of workers who join that other victims of the Bush/McCain economy. September's unemployment rate stayed at 6....
RonV 10/03/2008 5 4 - 8
Nine US troops killed today in Afghanistan. updated...
Breaking story on the major websites.
RonV 07/13/2008 158 91 - 43
The Founding Fathers and their Promissory Note (a la MLK)
Today on this site (and no doubt in many other settings) there have been discussions about the Founding Fathers and their imperfections. Many view such men as Washington and Jefferson as hypocrites ...
RonV 07/04/2008 6 6 - 71
My town suffers another loss from this goddamned war.
Almost five years ago, my small town lost one of it's sons in Iraq. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Kimmerly died when an RPG hit his vehicle near Baghdad. He was 31 years old and left behind a wife and ...
RonV 07/01/2008 21 26 1 34
From Woolworth's to the Whitehouse.
I have to confess that I’m probably not my first choice for writing this kind of diary. First, I’m not that good of a diarist. Second, my personal experience of this topic is pretty ...
RonV 02/01/2008 17 14 - 136
Rudy losing to MCCain in NY.
According to a Siena poll released today, Rudy Giuliani now trails McCain by a dozen points. Just last month, McCain was ...
RonV 01/21/2008 64 9 - 14
How Do You Serve? A Kos demographic diary.
Last Thursday I had the honor of taking the oath of office for a seat on our local town board. (I narrowly lost the election last November, but the three remaining board members, all republicans btw,
RonV 01/07/2008 55 17 - 9
George Washington Bush: WoT equals American Revolution
Did you know that Bush's Neverending War on "Terror" is just like the American Revolution? Well, according to Incurious George is it. Speaking at a commemoration of George Washington's 275th ...
RonV 02/19/2007 16 3 - -
Rep. Sweeney swerves toward the yellow line.
RonV 05/07/2006 7 4 - -
Tom Fox is dead.
RonV 03/10/2006 27 28 - 7
March 8: International Women's Day. Where we are.
RonV 03/08/2006 6 6 - 2
Priests purify Gandhi shrine after Bush visit.
RonV 03/05/2006 141 86 4 33
Patriot Act II delayed again.
RonV 03/01/2006 11 10 1 -
UN report: US torturing prisoners at Gitmo.
RonV 02/13/2006 40 130 4 15
Joint Chiefs Chair Pace agrees with Dean. We can't win.
RonV 01/06/2006 14 7 - -
Bush signs on to McCain's torture ban
RonV 12/15/2005 40 11 - 10
George Bush and jury duty (again).
RonV 12/01/2005 8 10 - -
Crazy Cheney picks Hannah as his Nat'l Security Advisor
RonV 10/31/2005 10 5 - -
Christian School expels 14 y.o. girl 'cuz her parents are gay.
RonV 09/23/2005 39 10 1 -
Candidate RonV's Election Diaries Pt. 2, Petitions and Parties
RonV 09/20/2005 4 6 - 9
Candidate RonV's election diaries part one.
RonV 09/17/2005 17 18 - 8
1776...
RonV 07/24/2005 5 4 - -
Bush-speech recipe thread
RonV 06/28/2005 21 4 - -
A lesson in sovereignty from Porter Goss.
RonV 06/20/2005 8 2 - -
New Paltz mayor Jason West to face trial re: same-sex weddings.
RonV 05/27/2005 4 4 - -
SCOTUS to review abortion/parental notification law.
RonV 05/23/2005 17 5 - -
Six communities are finalists for new nuke plant.
RonV 05/20/2005 11 3 - -
Today is National Teacher Day.
RonV 05/03/2005 9 7 - -
Today, April 28th, is Workers Memorial Day.
RonV 04/28/2005 2 - - -
I met Hillary today. And the Secret Service.
RonV 03/31/2005 18 13 - 16
NY Governor's race update. Fun and games!
RonV 03/29/2005 4 4 - -
Faces of the Fallen. 1500 portraits of lives cut short.
RonV 03/23/2005 34 16 - 2
Afghanistan on the verge of humanitarian crisis. (and more)
RonV 03/14/2005 7 8 - 9
John Bolton to be US ambassador to UN?
RonV 03/07/2005 14 3 - 8
HST's family speaks on his death.
RonV 02/23/2005 39 13 - -
US negotiating with Iraqi insurgency.
RonV 02/22/2005 7 3 - -
WYFP with Malcom X?
RonV 02/21/2005 21 13 - -
Bush wants another $82 billion for iraq, WoT
RonV 02/14/2005 9 1 - -
Say hello to Governor Spitzer.
RonV 02/11/2005 19 1 - -
What would you do?
RonV 02/08/2005 60 8 - 1
What's going on around here? Part II
RonV 02/05/2005 4 1 - -
Sunnis may insist on troop withdrawal timetable.
RonV 02/05/2005 10 5 - -
Disappointing job figures for January.
RonV 02/04/2005 6 2 - -
More fear mongering as Ashcroft departs
RonV 02/01/2005 6 3 - -
What's going on around here?
RonV 01/28/2005 10 3 - 9
SCOTUS to Jeb Bush: You lose re: the Schiavo case.
RonV 01/24/2005 16 3 - -
As you are dancing tonight Mr. Bush...
RonV 01/20/2005 5 6 - -
Xtians missionaries "adopt" 300 tsunami orphans. Plans to convert them
RonV 01/13/2005 11 2 - -
Ukraine to speed pullout of troops from Iraq.
RonV 01/10/2005 3 - - 11
35,000 US troops to provide election security in Baghdad.
RonV 01/05/2005 1 - - -
Hoppin' John and New Year's recipes to share.
RonV 12/31/2004 14 3 - -
Rumsfeld agrees to sign KIA letters.
RonV 12/19/2004 12 5 - 7
First Vioxx, now Celebrex.
RonV 12/17/2004 21 3 - -
US once again rejects Kyoto Treaty.
RonV 12/07/2004 12 2 - 9
Putin says US policy "Dictatorial".
RonV 12/03/2004 12 3 - -
US to boost troop levels in iraq
RonV 12/01/2004 2 1 - -
6th Circuit to Ohio repugs: You lose!
RonV 10/29/2004 3 1 - 8
Bush campaign worker is lobbyist for Libya.
RonV 10/28/2004 8 5 - -
Arafat headed to Paris. Maybe.
RonV 10/28/2004 5 - - -
Tonight's hometown double feature.
RonV 10/27/2004 - - - -
Consumer confidence down for third straight month.
RonV 10/26/2004 3 3 - -
Remembering Paul Wellstone.
RonV 10/25/2004 9 9 - -
Italy may pull troops next year.
RonV 10/18/2004 2 1 - -
Nightline goes to Vietnam. Exposes SwiftBoatLiars.
RonV 10/14/2004 233 145 - -
Another outrageous NPR stunt.
RonV 10/07/2004 4 1 - -
Two lies about al-Zarqawi debunked today.
RonV 10/06/2004 5 3 - -
Iran/Syria war plans updated. Powell lies.
RonV 09/27/2004 1 - - -
Jimmy Carter on Florida voting arrangements.
RonV 09/27/2004 19 37 - -
Patriot Act II: It's back!
RonV 09/23/2004 1 2 - -
Bush says Kerry "Demoralizes" the troops.
RonV 09/23/2004 10 3 - -
Allawi says: Terrorists are pouring in to Iraq.
RonV 09/20/2004 3 - - -
Eddie Adams died today.
RonV 09/19/2004 13 1 - -
Abu Ghraib torture victim's body parts located.
RonV 09/17/2004 27 54 - -
National Intelligence Estimate: Civil war in Iraq.
RonV 09/16/2004 17 6 - -
Update on NY primaries...
RonV 09/15/2004 1 - - -
C'mon George. Name just one.
RonV 09/08/2004 4 2 - -
Iraqi government extends Al-Jazeera ban indefinitely.
RonV 09/04/2004 6 1 - -
Texas to lose federal $$ over NCLB failures.
RonV 09/04/2004 - 1 - -
DoJ: Throw out Detroit terror cell convictions.
RonV 08/31/2004 2 3 - -
Right-wing fundie terrorism gets a pass.
RonV 08/27/2004 10 1 - -
Patti Davis is pissed.
RonV 08/26/2004 2 - - -
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross dead.
RonV 08/25/2004 8 - - -
Iraqi National Guard. Shades of Kent State.
RonV 08/25/2004 3 1 - -
Pakistan "foils attacks" on US targets. Right on schedule.
RonV 08/21/2004 2 - - -
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