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Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. -- Harry S Truman

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Diaries published: 34 (320 days since last diary on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 11:08 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 20293 (141 days since last comment on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 01:31 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1975

Total Comment Ratings: 31532

Most Recommended Diary: Vast Undersea Pollution - BP's (invisible) Disaster, 496 comments, 400 recommends

People Following YucatanMan: 100

YucatanMan's Most Recent Diaries:

PFIR - Progressives for Immigration Reform - is not a progressive organization. Who says so? Well, we can turn to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which has documented decades of hate ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 11:08 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
No, not an economic one. My own. I've just had yet another surgery on my vertebrae, nerve paths, and intervertebral foramina. I have enough metal in me to build a 737, let alone beep at security.
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 07:44 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Really! Everyone. Wouldn't that be great news? When was the last time you got a Christmas bonus from your employer? For me, it has been over 30 years, and then it was just a nice gift from a ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Nov 28, 2013 at 07:29 AM PST with 21 Recommends
In yet another screed to advocate for an Imperial USA to commit to a "duty to protect" civilians across the world, Michael Ingatieff launches an OpEd in the New York Times A friend, perhaps unaware ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 08:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Obama has stated "reforming" Social Security as a goal of his over many years. He brings up "reforming" Social Security over and over, in every election and in many of his speeches. Cutting Social ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 203 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 07:17 PM PDT with 175 Recommends
Bob Dole Country That used to be on a billboard along I-70 near Russell, Kansas, Bob Dole's hometown. My father knew Bob Dole's mother there in Russell and I shook Bob Dole's left hand many times ...
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 148 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 12:21 AM PST with 340 Recommends

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