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Having moved to the Carnival Island, I find it difficult to remain depressed while wearing a ton of face paint, florist ribbon and shimmer curtain while parading in front of the posh.

Groups: Cranky Users, Anti-Capitalist Meetup, Anti-Capitalist Chat, Readers and Book Lovers, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, Whovians on DKos, Caucus, People Power National

Diaries published: 45 (52 days since last diary on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 10764 (2 days since last comment on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 03:11 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 818

Total Comment Ratings: 23617

Most Recommended Diary: Kolaches, 145 comments, 139 recommends

People Following northsylvania: 48

northsylvania's Most Recent Diaries:

Marxist theory holds that there are no heroic individuals in the art world. Even the most solitary practitioner depends on the people who manufacture their supplies, the understanding of the people ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
When I was in 6th grade, there was a good-looking boy, let’s call him Greg, who decided to cultivate a pet. This boy was shorter than the rest of the class and, to put it politely, had neither the ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 04:28 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
About a year ago, my cat went on a hunger strike. She had always eaten wet food because she refused to drink water: tap water, filtered water, it didn’t matter. She had been eating a well-known ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 02:37 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
During a rant about the latest Tory scheme of putting a price on the world and everything in it, another Kossack, James Wells, pointed me toward works by Paul Kingsnorth and, by extension, other ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun May 18, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
a common utterance in our house, always with two syllables: fune-rall. A lot of the people I grew up with in rural Texas went to fune-er-alls, but then again they would put random extra syllables in ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 07:07 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Fracking, like cigarette production, is one of the moral indicators of Capitalism-as-practiced. A lot of money is spent by the companies involved proving that it causes no harm and is in fact a ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends

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