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I'm a former Marine and software engineer who lives in beautiful Oregon. I'm very liberal, and sometimes stick my foot firmly in my mouth.

Real Name: Kevin M. Kelly

Groups: KosAbility, Mental Health Awareness

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Diaries published: 14 (243 days since last diary on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 07:58 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1104 (8 days since last comment on Sat May 16, 2015 at 12:17 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 487

Total Comment Ratings: 3005

Most Recommended Diary: On suicide and selfishness, 121 comments, 124 recommends

People Following progdog: 8

progdog's Most Recent Diaries:

I have been in a pretty dark place for a while now. Some of my mental health issues have been documented here, but many of those diaries have been deleted or unpublished because I feared having that ...
by progdog
Comment Count 121 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 07:58 PM PDT with 124 Recommends
Since we Kossacks are a giving bunch, I thought this might be helpful. Several organizations are responding and preparing to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and are currently accepting ...
by progdog
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Are we in this together or not? We live in the United States of America. Our nation's founders realized that people who work together can create something greater than people who stand alone. ...
by progdog
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 12:58 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Earlier today I was a bit of a troll, twice, about the subscription drive. I have had a pretty rough last few months for a lot of reasons, but reading DailyKos is one of the things that brings me ...
by progdog
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 09:56 PM PST with 11 Recommends
I was at Circle K today and the assistant manager was loudly complaining about an employee who called in sick when she knew for a fact he wasn't. Now I'm not a rocket scientist, but it seems to me ...
by progdog
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 04:29 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I just got off work. Six hours of dealing with drunks after a very long day, all for less than minimum wage, thanks to the glory of working as a contractor. I should be asleep right now. My second ...
by progdog
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 03:55 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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