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Diaries published: 90 (928 days since last diary on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 05:17 PM PST)

Comments posted: 20346 (2 days since last comment on Thu May 28, 2015 at 11:12 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 420

Total Comment Ratings: 36964

Most Recommended Diary: Why I'm a Democrat (but might not be...), 43 comments, 42 recommends

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ogre's Most Recent Diaries:

Presuming that a progressive tax system makes sense--and I firmly believe that it does--the problem seems to be that it's easily misrepresented and confuses people. Talk about raising taxes on the ...
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Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 05:17 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Quick backdrop : I grew up with two Democrats for parents. My first political memory is walking precincts with them -- for RFK. Not too long after that, my father ran for a seat in the House ...
by ogre
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Dec 25, 2010 at 10:46 AM PST with 42 Recommends
I just got an email--as many others did, no doubt--from Chris Dodd, announcing that he's been diagnosed with an early form of prostate cancer. And that he'll be having it tended to, very soon, and ...
by ogre
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 11:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The proposition was upheld. Yes, it's hateful. Yes, it's immensely infuriating and saddening that it passed, and that it was upheld. I'll be out there this evening mourning and protesting too. And ...
by ogre
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 26, 2009 at 12:27 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Several days ago, my wife and I came home from supporting the local GLBT Coming Out Day event--part of a group of churches showing that there are plenty of faith communities that support and embrace ...
by ogre
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 01:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Unitarian Universalists in San Diego County (and I suspect throughout California) rallied today to celebrate Equal Marriage being a reality. We gathered at the county administration offices where ...
by ogre
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2008 at 07:44 PM PDT with 21 Recommends

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