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Perry B. Goodfriend is an experienced journalist, published author and political activist., who also publishes as Prose and Thorn, the Prick that Makes You Think, on Wordpress and Open Salon.

Real Name: Perry Goodfriend

Location: GA

Groups: Discussing The Law: TalkLeft's View On Law and Politics, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, Southern Action, Florida Georgia Line Kossacks

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Twitter: @proseandthorn

Diaries published: 72 (66 days since last diary on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 125 (66 days since last comment on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 365

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: White House fighting surveillance amendment before House vote, Wednesday, 12 comments, 25 recommends

People Following ProseAndThorn: 6

ProseAndThorn's Most Recent Diaries:

"I've always believed that change doesn't come from the top down; it comes from the bottom up." -President Barack Obama, September, 2009 It's been Obama's mantra since the beginning of his ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A member of the pro-democracy movement sent me this beautiful video performance of art students in Hong Kong protesting to draw attention to the anger over "how unfair the system and the cops are," ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 07:47 AM PST with 5 Recommends
"Our immigration system has been broken for a very long time -- and everybody knows it." -President Barack Obama,
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
"It stung like hell." - Georgia Democratic Party Chair, DuBose Porter, in a conciliatory email to party activists If a dramatic election happens and no one votes, does it still mean the electorate ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 08:53 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Time, money and faith - this is the most I have given of all three to Democrats in Georgia. I've written posts. I've knocked on nearly 400 doors. I've opened my wallet to attend and host fundraisers.
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 09:10 PM PST with 22 Recommends
"We have to make a hard right hand turn." - David Perdue, Georgia Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Put it down to defensiveness born of desperation. David Perdue has been running marginally ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 04:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends

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