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I'm a stranger in a stranger land, a hard-core progressive in an ultra-conservative southern county where the majority believes Baby Jesus's swaddling blanket was a Confederate flag.

Gender: Male

Location: Naples, Florida, United States, 34110

Occupation: Writer

Groups: Climate Change SOS

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Twitter: jim_pettit

Diaries published: 21 (205 days since last diary on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:35 AM PST)

Comments posted: 471 (36 days since last comment on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 05:15 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1939

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: BREAKING: Texas Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis’ Fort Worth Office Firebombed, 270 comments, 470 recommends

People Following Neapolitan: 21

Neapolitan's Most Recent Diaries:

The Democratic Party this morning. If you played a drinking game last evening where the rules dictated you swallow a shot every time a Republican defeated a Democrat, you're probably still asleep. ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:35 AM PST with 4 Recommends
CNN is reporting that South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham said that very thing in a private gathering earlier this month. (Okay, CNN didn't say Graham said that; they said "he joked". Because, ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 11:15 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
If you're one of those low-information nimrods who still believes that the privatization of essential services traditionally run by government is a great capitalist idea that serves everyone well, ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 06:54 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
A pair of Republican douchebags lawmakers in Tennessee have introduced a draconian piece of legislation that will, if passed, withhold welfare benefits to mostly poor, black low-income families if ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 02:47 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
The increasingly-disconnected-from-anything-remotely-resembling-reality Mitt Romney told George Stephanopoulos on ABC's Good Morning America today that he believes taxes should be lowered on middle ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 12:32 PM PDT with 132 Recommends
Death Valley, California The new heavyweight champion of the world (of weather records, that is) 90 years ago today—on September 13, 1922—a temperature of 58ºC (136.4ºF) was recorded at El ...
by Neapolitan
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 06:12 AM PDT with 14 Recommends

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