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Working in Washington, DC, at higher education association, focused on military/veterans education. US Army veteran, mid-70s. Occasional adjunct college English teacher since 1984.

Real Name: Daniel Riggle

Gender: Male

Location: Mt. Rainier, Maryland

Occupation: Education

Groups: DKos Military Veterans, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, Black Kos community

Diaries published: 36 (496 days since last diary on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 07:43 AM PST)

Comments posted: 712 (493 days since last comment on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 03:48 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 850

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: A soldier called from Afghanistan: Does TA suspension reveal conservatives' "darker purpose"?, 37 comments, 81 recommends

People Following dannyboy1: 27

dannyboy1's Most Recent Diaries:

It so happens that I am sick of my feet and my nails and my hair and my shadow. It so happens I am sick of being a man. ("Walking Around," Pablo Neruda, Robert Bly translation) Some translations go ...
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 07:43 AM PST with 10 Recommends
There are people who believe that dinosaurs and men lived together, that they roamed the Earth at the same time. There are museums that children go to, in which they build dioramas to show them this.
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 06:33 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Ladies and gentlemen: War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's ...
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 06:06 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Better and wiser writers than I have already posted excellent, documented pieces on the Supreme Court's decision to take up Hobby Lobby's challenge to the ACA-mandated contraception coverage in ...
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 08:32 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I Googled an old, dead friend--how does this really work, this Googling, this dying, this one-time friendship? I mean, beyond what I can see, how? The searching, I'm thinking, is like archeology, a ...
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 01:58 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Veterans Day is November 11. That means many Republicans or various Right Wingers, whatever corner of wingersphere market they claim, will be circulating syrupy e-mails, Facebook posts, blog entries,
by dannyboy1
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 05:08 AM PST with 21 Recommends

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