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Diaries published: 272 (1603 days since last diary on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 06:00 PM PST)

Comments posted: 8217 (114 days since last comment on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 03:47 PM PST)

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Most Recommended Diary: Breastfeeding infant labeled obese, denied health insurance, 588 comments, 699 recommends

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Twelve years ago today, I was at my father's side in the hospital. A freak accident had put him in a coma, and he never woke up before he died on January 17. The year that followed was the worst in ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 06:00 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Does anyone at Daily Kos still read state politics diaries? I'd like to bring those who are interested up to speed on who will be running the Iowa legislature, which reconvenes in January. ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 03:21 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The Americans with Disabilities Act became U.S. law 20 years ago this week. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, the law's key author and sponsor, keynoted an anniversary ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 25, 2010 at 05:54 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
June 23 was the 30th anniversary of my mother's death. She was only 49. I was 11, the youngest of her five children. I've learned a lot from the defining event of my childhood, but it comes down ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Jul 05, 2010 at 04:33 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
I've been posting less often at Daily Kos lately because Iowa campaign news is keeping me busy at my home blog, Bleeding Heartland. From time to time I will keep Kossacks up to date on our highest-...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 02, 2010 at 03:07 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
cross-posted at Bleeding Heartland The Academy of Breastfeeding ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 09:09 PM PDT with 13 Recommends

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