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Former North Dakota political activist, Dem-NPL candidate for AG in 1980. Feminist; environmental activist. In the 90s; west-side planning and affordable housing advocacy in Manhattan. Retired, playing bridge in Costa Rica.

Real Name: Alice Olson

Gender: Female

Location: Nosara, Costa Rica

Occupation: retired

Groups: North Dakota Kossacks, Shut Down the NRA, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA)

Hobbies: Bridge, Reading, Cooking, Politics

Twitter: NosaraNumberOne

Diaries published: 20 (578 days since last diary on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 08:27 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 2397 (3 days since last comment on Tue May 26, 2015 at 01:27 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 507

Total Comment Ratings: 13450

Most Recommended Diary: I was phished this week -- take heed, 285 comments, 234 recommends

People Following Alice Olson: 13

Alice Olson's Most Recent Diaries:

Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Race Track in Queens, NY, has been ordered to double the average wages of 1375 workers at the casino after the Hotel Trades Council (the workers' union) presented ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 08:27 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Earlier today I read afisher's diary http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/07/16/1224085/-North-Dakota-abortion-law-struck-down along with the Guardian story linked in it about Fargo Judge Wick Corwin'...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 07:18 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Three years ago a New York friend, having seen pictures in the NYTimes taken from the top of Harney Peak in South Dakota and knowing I came from out that way, said, "I'd sure love to go out there ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 09:37 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
An excellent poll out of North Dakota today. They've been coming fast and furious lately and this one shows Heidi Heitkamp up by one in the race for the Senate seat being vacated by Kent Conrad. ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 02:39 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
The word from Heidi Heitkamp's Senate campaign in North Dakota is that they have a new poll showing Heidi up by 48-44 over her opponent Rep. Rick Berg. No poll details yet, but this comes as no ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
This afternoon I watched the NN panel on the Congressional races and was interested to hear one of the panelists identify the ND Open Senate Race (for Kent Conrad's seat) between Heidi Heitkamp (D) ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 08:19 PM PDT with 12 Recommends

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