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Long time liberal Democrat from Texas. Yellow Dog Democrat means that even if a Yellow Dog ran for office as a Democrat I would vote for them.

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Diaries published: 40 (87 days since last diary on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 08:57 AM PST)

Comments posted: 800 (0 days since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT)

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When my brothers and sister were little in the mid 1960's, my parents were very active in politics and the Civil Rights Movement in the South. In March 1965, our father piled us in the car to drive ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 08:57 AM PST with 27 Recommends
Okay. First official Obamacare numbers are in. Lets go over numbers. Health and Human Services released the numbers from October 1 to November 2, 2013 both state run exchanges and federally ran ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 05:23 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of Pussy Riot after being transferred to one of the worst Russian prisons has began a hunger strike against the barbaric conditions at her prison:
by smokey545
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 12:39 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Remember today is the * 100 City Vigil * Justice for #Trayvon * Saturday, Noon July 20 at your City's Federal Court Building around the country. Different organizations have scheduled their event ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 07:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Wow. Texas did not waste any time. Only hours after the Supreme Court voided preclearance in the Voting Rights Act, the Texas Secretary of State imposed the new PHOTO ID law effective immediately: ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I have communicated with North Carolina Democrats and read about the Moral Monday protests and arrests in North Carolina. The Democrats and other activists in North Carolina are speaking out against ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 06:04 PM PDT with 31 Recommends

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