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I am skeptical that we will address the two largest problems in our society: 1) Our love of violence and guns, and 2) our addiction to consuming cheap material goods.

Groups: DKos Military Veterans, Sustainable Food and Agriculture, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, Logic and Rhetoric at Daily Kos, Chicago Kossacks, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), Mexican Kossacks

Diaries published: 40 (209 days since last diary on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 08:23 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 8537 (16 days since last comment on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 09:45 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2718

Total Comment Ratings: 21983

Most Recommended Diary: The Video: A perspective from a liberal veteran, 603 comments, 768 recommends

People Following ranger995: 75

ranger995's Most Recent Diaries:

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is quickly becoming the best thing on TV and the Internet. This week he covered a phenomenon known as Civil Forfeiture, where the police can basically steal ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 08:23 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Seriously, how has anything changed because of Pr. Obama's speech? Haven't we been constantly bombing people since 2001? Really, we were pretty much constantly bombing people before that, it was ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2014 at 08:09 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I am sick of the horrid news and meta. I am not much for pooties, because our dog died recently, and it would just make me sad. Instead, I am going to play these songs in an attempt to set a mood ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 06:18 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
So, WOW, I just got a rebate of $91.44, because my health insurance company did not spend "80 percent of the premiums it receives on health care services" So, I was skeptical of the ACA, and quite ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 04:28 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I am going to tell a true story here, and one that I hope is meaningful with respect to the larger discussion taking place here on dkos as of late. It's a story of how I grew up, became comfortable ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 175 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT with 337 Recommends
Remember the soldier that was kidnapped by the Taliban in 2009? He has finally been released as part of a prisoner swap deal negotiated between the US, Taliban, and Qatar! Finally!! I wish you all ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 31, 2014 at 11:34 AM PDT with 22 Recommends

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