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Progressive activist, writer, speaker. All opinions expressed here or my other online locations are strictly my own, and are not connected to my employer, my church, my family, or my friends, so don't blame them!

Location: Louisville, KY

Groups: My Old Kentucky Kos

Home Page: http://www.brucemaples.com

Twitter: MoreBruceWriter

Diaries published: 128 (632 days since last diary on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 4123 (6 days since last comment on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:00 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 5575

Total Comment Ratings: 23211

Most Recommended Diary: On Ponies, Obama, and Two Groups at Daily Kos (Small Update), 1356 comments, 844 recommends

People Following bmaples: 24

bmaples's Most Recent Diaries:

My wife was the proclaimer at church this morning -- her week in a schedule laid out months ago. She shared that when she saw the chosen scripture for today, she groaned, as it was a tough one to ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Over the past few weeks, we've had diaries, and flame wars, and comment hijacking, and personal attacks, and a whole bunch of heat and not too much light. So -- I thought it might be good to just ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 04:33 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
There was a news item recently that concerned the Bluegrass Pipeline and Andy Beshear . When I read it, I immediately made a connection with, of all things, grapefruit. What in the world do a ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
My wife and I recently spent a few days at a retreat center. It was in a rural area, but the cottage itself was comfortable, relatively modern, and more than enough for the two of us. It was on a ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 03:39 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I have always been an idealist. If you look up Pollyanna in the dictionary, you'll probably see my picture. I've also been naive, at least about some things. It just never occurred to me that ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 06:35 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I have tried to be an observer of the NSA meta-meltdown here at dKos over the past weeks, even as I have also tried to keep straight all the programs, protocols, and technologies unveiled by ...
by bmaples
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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