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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: 41 (3 days since last diary on Fri May 22, 2015 at 03:59 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 8552 (0 days since last comment on Sun May 24, 2015 at 06:02 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2730

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:

Dear Kossacks, I am in Mexico, running one of the biggest archaeological field projects of my life, so I have not been around a lot lately. With that in mind, I have to make this diary short, but ...
by ranger995
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 03:59 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
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

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