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I'm a researcher with a doctorate in Public Health. More importantly, I'm a mother. Politics is very personal when we think about our children's future. And they're ALL our children.

Groups: What Are You Working On?, Black Kos community, Maryland Kos, Elders of Zion, This Week in the War on Women

Diaries published: 110 (18 days since last diary on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:16 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 13935 (2 days since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:48 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3230

Total Comment Ratings: 25109

Most Recommended Diary: She's my daughter and she's dead, 103 comments, 472 recommends

People Following Tamar: 60

Tamar's Most Recent Diaries:

We've recently run into problems with the insurance company with whom most of the cell phone companies contract for coverage. My husband's bad luck with cell phones and my stupidity meant that when ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:16 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Recently Rand Paul ran into a bit of trouble over the lack of alignment of his libertarian views with his views on marriage equality. Apparently Mr. Paul belongs to the “separate but equal” ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 83 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
A major Chasidic sect, the Satmars, rallied in front of the Israeli consulate in New York City on Tuesday evening to let everyone know that Netanyahu doesn't represent them: “When Netanyahu ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 02:07 PM PST with 31 Recommends
The celebrated artist/author of Maus , a graphic novel about Spiegelman's father's experience with the Holocaust, has created a collage for The Nation and made a statement about Israel. The collage ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
I'm writing this as a tribute to my husband and our marriage which is 36 years old today. I met my husband when he was in medical school and I was in public health school. I started our ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed May 29, 2013 at 02:22 PM PDT with 90 Recommends
I just listened to the clip of Chief Justice John Roberts arguing with anti-DOMA lawyer Roberta Kaplan yesterday about whether there should be "heightened scrutiny" for issues relating to gay rights.
by Tamar
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT with 80 Recommends

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