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David Swanson is the author of "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at and

Groups: Inherent Human Rights

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Diaries published: 563 (286 days since last diary on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 06:59 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1125 (283 days since last comment on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 11:32 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 19607

Total Comment Ratings: 12706

Most Recommended Diary: Rep. Donna Edwards Just Introduced Constl. Amendment, 433 comments, 977 recommends

People Following David Swanson: 139

David Swanson's Most Recent Diaries:

An Evening for a World Beyond War Saturday August 9, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Busboys and Poets 5th and K Streets NW Washington, D.C. PLEASE SIGN UP ON FACEBOOK http://bit....
by David Swanson
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 06:59 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The current President and Congress are destroying our Constitutional rights, our planet's climate, and the vestiges of a social safety net, and you are obsessing over a freak show of self-hating ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 07:35 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The Satan Sandwich budget deal seems to have been left lying on the table in some television green rooms. Dylan Ratigan has begun cursing both political parties, even while still fantasizing ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I Want Bernie Sanders to Run for President of the United States in 2012 Sign the petition at http://draftberniesanders2012....
by David Swanson
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I recently sat down for 90 minutes to speak with six Afghan judges, all of them women, and an English-Dari interpreter, a man. They spoke to me as individuals. They aren't preparing any ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 09:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The wealthiest nation on earth is not actually obliged to starve our senior citizens.  We don't need a military 670% more expensive than the next largest one on earth.  We don't need to fund ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 05:05 AM PDT with 16 Recommends

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