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Lifelong liberal son of a lifelong liberal.

Location: Virginia

Occupation: Writer

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Diaries published: 105 (388 days since last diary on Sun May 11, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 403 (9 days since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 08:13 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 605

Total Comment Ratings: 390

Most Recommended Diary: How I Left the Left, 144 comments, 28 recommends

People Following pkgoode: 5

pkgoode's Most Recent Diaries:

!50 years ago on May 8, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia commenced a two-week engagement at Spotsylvania Courthouse . Casualties at Spotsylvania were appalling ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
To the white South in 1861 , it was an article of faith that the Civil War -- or the War of the Rebellion, as it was most commonly known in the North -- could have been avoided had Abraham Lincoln ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 12:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
In a good way. When I left Washington state two years ago, my catastrophic health plan cost ~$700/mo. Since it was catastrophic, in practice I paid for my medical care and prescriptions out-of-...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Sep 28, 2013 at 12:48 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it. Marley's Ghost, A Christmas ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:25 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It was either the fall of 1968 or the spring of 1969. The American History teacher of my rural South Texas junior high school was ladling out generous helpings of Kool-Aid regarding the Civil War, ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 02:30 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
In a recent column , 61-year old Maureen Dowd wrote about the inevitability of the nomination of 68-year (in 2013) Hillary Clinton, especially if 73-year Joe Biden would do the right thing and stand ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 04:54 AM PDT with 2 Recommends

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