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I’m a proud progressive Democrat. I worked hard to see Barack Obama elected. I’m grateful for what he & the democratic congress in his first 2 years were able to accomplish. But there is a LOT more work to do, so I’m back encouraging action.

Location: Redondo Beach

Occupation: Copy Editor

Groups: Political Language and Messaging

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Twitter: @jillwklausen

Diaries published: 43 (594 days since last diary on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 01:54 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 689 (27 days since last comment on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:47 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3501

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: 5 Words And Phrases Democrats Should Never Say Again, 353 comments, 735 recommends

People Following jillwklausen: 143

jillwklausen's Most Recent Diaries:

Please sign and share the petition! While Republicans constantly invoke our nation's founders, they and a large number of individuals and organizations who support them, are in violation of one of ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 01:54 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
While the nation's eye is turned to Washington as they move the fight over honoring our promise to pay the debt we have already incurred to yet another day, and with Republicans attempting to tie ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 12:02 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Let's get this out of the way first: No one who advocates for new Gun Responsibility Laws wants to strip away anyone's 2nd Amendment rights. But there's no reason in the ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 02:55 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Professional linguist, Dr. George Lakoff, says, "All politics is moral." As he explained to AlterNet's Joshua Holland  ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
With all the noise and screaming, and the 33 (or is it 34, or maybe 40 by now?) votes by Republicans in Congress to repeal the Patient Protection Act, and the irresponsibly dismal media coverage ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 02:03 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I've had some emotionally disturbing encounters in social media over the past few days. Some old friends looked me up and invited me to join them in some conversations about some really important ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 73 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 161 Recommends

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