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Gender: male

Location: Georgia

Diaries published: 55 (30 days since last diary on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:05 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 652 (1 day since last comment on Wed Jun 03, 2015 at 02:24 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 789

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Pew Research study on public support for unions: More than one might think, 42 comments, 90 recommends

People Following Risen Tree: 10

Risen Tree's Most Recent Diaries:

One might think with all the union-bashing in corporate media, Faux News, multiple levels of government, and the general rhetoric, that unions are decidedly unpopular among Americans as a whole. ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:05 PM PDT with 90 Recommends
In honor of Earth Day today, I give you this April Fool's joke of mine from a few weeks ago. The punchline is on post #16. But since all the deniers are too thickheaded to get it, I lay down the ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 09:05 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
If you haven't seen it, you need to watch this segment of Last Week Tonight to see John Oliver's epic takedown of the NCAA and its refusal to not let its players receive compensation of any kind. ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 06:05 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
From The NYT Dealb%k : The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created after the 2008 financial crisis, will soon release the first draft of federal regulations to govern a wide range of short-...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 09:10 PM PST with 13 Recommends
And by that, I don't mean a canned food drive . You’ve likely heard of students bringing canned food to school for food drives, but have you ever heard of bringing a canned food item to school ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 06:41 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Thank God for cameras and live reporting. If it weren't, the racists might have been able to spin this latest incident of hate into more victim-blaming. Of course they will try, but there is nothing ...
by Risen Tree
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 05:31 PM PST with 32 Recommends

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