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Diaries published: 980 (124 days since last diary on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 08:53 AM PST)

Comments posted: 32344 (120 days since last comment on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 04:41 PM PST)

Diary frequency: frequent

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Total Recommends: 32954

Total Comment Ratings: 73716

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Richard Lyon's Most Recent Diaries:

The Tea Party takeover of congress has hit a rough spot in its efforts to strike a blow for the "right to life" and make new encroachments on women's rights to reproductive health care. Abortion ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 08:53 AM PST with 27 Recommends
With the announcement that SCOTUS is finally going to deal with all of the growing pile of appellate rulings on marriage equality there is an anticipation of victory among gay rights advocates and ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 07:56 AM PST with 11 Recommends
One of the things that became apparent in the attack on the staff of Charlie Hebdo was that the Kouachi brothers who were the key figures in the incident had been identified by intelligence ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 09:02 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The Tower of Babel is the myth in the Book of Genesis that deals with the world's confusing hodgepodge of languages visited upon humanity by god as punishment for their wicked ways. Language ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 04:14 PM PST with 17 Recommends
In the last few years the debate about climate change has consumed most of the focus of environmental attention to the exclusion of other issues. Major new studies place that in perspective. Climate ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 01:30 PM PST with 15 Recommends
We often see people on Daily Kos and elsewhere describing their position as being a free speech absolutist. They assert that they oppose any and all restrictions on the freedom of expression as a ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 02:30 PM PST with 14 Recommends

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