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jimrob's Profile

A 30-ish male in the swing state of Iowa, I'm a dedicated father and outspoken liberal, member of several committees within the Iowa Democratic Party, and frequent contributor to the local op-ed page.

Real Name: Rob

Gender: Male

Location: Centerville, Iowa

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers

Hobbies: Gardening, Woodworking

Twitter: @armathearly

Diaries published: 7 (905 days since last diary on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST)

Comments posted: 22 (887 days since last comment on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 05:34 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 29

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Books That Changed My Life: Sam’s journey into the wilderness, 16 comments, 16 recommends

People Following jimrob: 0

jimrob's Most Recent Diaries:

When I was at the tender young age of eight, a child who’d just been advanced a grade and feeling out of place, a book was recommended to me. It was My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead ...
by jimrob
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
...majestic and proud, standing tall upon a mountain, defiant of even the worst weather nature herself can subject it to. Let's chop it down and turn it into a Christmas tree. An 80-foot Norway ...
by jimrob
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 07:27 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A study into the self-esteem and religiosity of female porn stars noted that they "are more religious and have a higher self-esteem than other women." In a shocking twist, it also discovered that "...
by jimrob
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 04:33 PM PST with 4 Recommends
From an interesting article on Wal-Mart's response to the ACA: Wal-Mart Stores' U.S. employees will pay between 8 percent and 36 percent more in premiums for its medical coverage in 2013, prompting ...
by jimrob
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 06:26 AM PST with 0 Recommends
...makin' us dependent on his Muslim Arab brotherhood oil sheik buddies. Wait, what? 5-U.S. to overtake Saudi as top oil producer - IEA The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as ...
by jimrob
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 10:33 AM PST with 5 Recommends
So I signed up here at DK a while back, and have hesitated posting a diary. What do I write about? What do people want to read? Rather than be like the car who holds up the drive-through lane ...
by jimrob
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 05:44 AM PST with 3 Recommends

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