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I'm a father and grandfather, musician--veteran--production worker. I'm from a family of field hands, published poets, and musicians. I've been a Democrat my whole life.

Groups: KosAbility, Daily Kos Oregon, Abolish the Death Penalty, Headwaters

Diaries published: 4 (1236 days since last diary on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 10:04 AM PST)

Comments posted: 2806 (178 days since last comment on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 09:33 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 129

Total Comment Ratings: 11166

Most Recommended Diary: KosAbility: On Becoming Disabled, 58 comments, 64 recommends

People Following porchdog1961: 5

porchdog1961's Most Recent Diaries:

I have a visceral reaction to Mitt Romney, a very unpleasant one. It's unfair of me, and he may have some very fine qualities, but he really comes off to me as a stiff and dishonest hack, and a ...
by porchdog1961
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 10:04 AM PST with 14 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, who love ...
by porchdog1961
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Oct 05, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
I attended a town hall meeting in Cottage Grove, Oregon held by Rep. Peter DeFazio. I went down to see if I could prevent anyone from being shouted down, and to see if I could learn anything.
by porchdog1961
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 03:04 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I signed up for email updates from Americans for Prosperity, a group I'm sure many of you are familiar with. I originally did it to keep an eye on them, and see what they have going on around my ...
by porchdog1961
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 09:55 AM PDT with 34 Recommends

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