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Stephen Daugherty's Profile

A leading writer of the multi-party political site Watchblog since 2004, my approach attempts to go beyond the cliched and the abstract to the meaningful and concrete in our lives.

Real Name: Stephen Daugherty

Gender: Male

Location: Spring, Texas, United States of America

Hobbies: Writing, Music, and Movie Making

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Diaries published: 378 (203 days since last diary on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST)

Comments posted: 5988 (203 days since last comment on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 7215

Total Comment Ratings: 15721

Most Recommended Diary: I'm just angry with so many here now., 1261 comments, 1049 recommends

People Following Stephen Daugherty: 86

Stephen Daugherty's Most Recent Diaries:

What strikes me about how the Democrats have evolved over the last six years, is just how cowardly, how easy to disillusion, how easy to discourage we've become, and just how little will we have to ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I keep on hearing the same refrain: they're no different. I keep on seeing things go further to the right when they take over, further than if we were in charge. Truth is, giving up is what gives ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Show up at the polls not because you are enthusiastic, not because your choices are perfect, not because nobody has disappointed you, but because only by persistent political pressure from below ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This won't take long. Obama said, if you like your insurance policy, you can keep it. Was that the entire story? Was he simply making a promise out of the blue? No. He was not. He was ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 11:25 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Today's decision tells us that the consequences for failing to deliberately and effectively compete for power in today's political environment reach far. We are far too fond of blaming ourselves as ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 03:12 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
In my last entry, I argued about Bradley Manning's conduct. I guess some people just didn't register my chief objection. Manning never turned himself in, he was exposed by another person. He didn'...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 2 Recommends

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