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High school teacher, singer-songwriter, essayist from Milwaukee.

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Diaries published: 218 (2113 days since last diary on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 01:33 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 3559 (1259 days since last comment on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 05:09 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1810

Total Comment Ratings: 1683

Most Recommended Diary: Russ Feingold's floor speech on NSA Wiretapping, 186 comments, 367 recommends

People Following folkbum: 37

folkbum's Most Recent Diaries:

Today Scotland set free the terminally ill Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who had been ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 01:33 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
x-posted from my hmbl blg I can't believe we're back to this point ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jun 15, 2009 at 07:11 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
(mostly x-posted from my humble blog ) Some prologue: I am ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 08:28 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
You guys just about had me convinced that by selecting Rick Warren to give the convocation at his inauguration, Obama was signaling that the gay and lesbian community that supported him would get ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 131 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 05:12 PM PST with 19 Recommends
I am a Democrat. Most people in the country have no idea who I am, let alone what I stand for. My name may bring some vague bubbles of memory to mind, but I have not been well known on the ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2008 at 02:16 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
There may not be any primary contests today in the presidential race, but there is a key vote happening today in Wisconsin. Wisconsin elects its state Supreme Court judges, and today the balance of ...
by folkbum
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2008 at 03:08 AM PDT with 8 Recommends

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