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Diaries published: 17 (23 days since last diary on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:29 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 82 (16 days since last comment on Wed May 13, 2015 at 08:22 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 137

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Most Recommended Diary: Fran Tarkenton paraphrased - "AARP is communist", 37 comments, 28 recommends

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I live about a mile from the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. By now, we all know what happened there, but I'd like to offer some personal perspectives.
by kjlopey
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
As a rule, I don't listen to political talk radio while in the vehicle or at home. This is because (a) I already have high blood pressure, and (b) I live in Dallas, where the radio signals skew so ...
by kjlopey
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 01:31 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Update : I've changed the title in response to comments. My thoughts basED on personal friendships led to an overgeneralization. I've also edited the section below. I've also changed the last ...
by kjlopey
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 08:59 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Normally, this would be something I put on my personal website, but due to the fact that some of the people involved read my blog, I really don't feel terribly safe writing there. So, here we are. ...
by kjlopey
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 09:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Understanding Texas politics is much like trying to herd cats. The state's constitution sets up the branches of government in a way that, while it may seem that being governor is a great thing, it's ...
by kjlopey
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 06:53 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
One of the ways my dad sought peace from his stressful job fixing airplanes was fishing. When his father died, he was finally able to buy the boat he wanted - a "real" fishing boat. The fishing ...
by kjlopey
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends

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