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"Grannyhelen", my blogging alias, is a tribute to my Great Grandmother Helen. Grannyhelen was a life-long Democrat, married to a union organizer and she first got me interested in politics. As for me...I'm a 40-something mom of two.

Groups: Parenting on the Autism Spectrum, State & Local ACTION Group, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement

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Diaries published: 183 (1550 days since last diary on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 11:18 AM PST)

Comments posted: 29612 (1405 days since last comment on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 03:35 AM PDT)

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Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 14766

Total Comment Ratings: 237115

Most Recommended Diary: BIG Update-More Fallout From Walker-Koch-Callgate (Poll), 441 comments, 699 recommends

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grannyhelen's Most Recent Diaries:

Anyone who thinks this story is going away anytime soon might want to have another think (I'm looking at you, you adorable little Fox Newsy people). According to Talking Points Memo , the ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 441 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 11:18 AM PST with 699 Recommends
As a someone who has been critical of the Obama administration's response to the events in Egypt (I've called it "muddled" on more than one occasion), this comprehensive statement is a welcomed step ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 213 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 05:54 PM PST with 87 Recommends
Here on Daily Kos, we all love Keith. He is our father/brother/buddy/blogger friend. He gives voice to our discontent, and calls out the people we wish someone - anyone - with a microphone ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 107 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 06:39 AM PST with 30 Recommends
This is stunning: NEW YORK — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is breathing on her own, one of the doctors treating her said Tuesday. Dr. Michael Lemole, the chief of ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 117 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 10:19 AM PST with 137 Recommends
A lot of folks don't realize this, but one of the demands of the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) in seeking to desegregate the City of Montgomery's busses was: Better ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 08:31 AM PST with 34 Recommends
Seriously. That's not the kindest accusation to make, but how else does one describe the Luntzian exercise in right wing pagentry going on right now? A symbolic vote on a weak-kneed, couple-of-...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 203 comments on Wed Jan 05, 2011 at 06:20 AM PST with 137 Recommends

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