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Karen Hedwig Backman's Profile

1940. South Dakota roots. Gypsy existence. Robert LaFollette heritage in the family.

Groups: Exposing ALEC, American Legislative Transparency Project, South Dakota Kos, Sluts, This Week in the War on Women, Firearms Law and Policy

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Diaries published: 879 (2 days since last diary on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2781 (2 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 9308

Total Comment Ratings: 6622

Most Recommended Diary: Gang Rape USA, 449 comments, 492 recommends

People Following Karen Hedwig Backman: 62

Karen Hedwig Backman's Most Recent Diaries:

Nancy Reagan's "War Against Drugs" is still wheezing on in Washington State. One of the latest, and bordering on damn nasty, conflicts occurred in a city council meeting in Federal Way on 21 April. ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
In 2004 George Walker Bush named John Negroponte as Ambassador to the newly conquered nation of Iraq. Mr. Negroponte has an interesting history during the Reagan administration in Honduras (1981-1985)
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I undertook a quick and dirty look into how often the word "fight" or some variation of the same occurred in the Qu'ran and the Bible. Do not leap to any conclusions but the numbers were 94 to nil: ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 11:29 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Damnation to those who think otherwise: " It is necessary to control women's sexual urges ," says Hakim, a stern, bespectacled man in a fez. " They must be chaste to preserve their beauty ." I had ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 11:37 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
Dick Cheney is immortal... This from 2007: Lately, word has been spreading that US Vice President Dick Cheney, who was recently the target of an allegedly unsuccessful Taliban assassination attempt ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 02:14 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Happy Earth Day! Let's talk about dirt. In particular: Azotobacter, Rhizobia, N. europaea, nitrobacter winogradskyi, Actinobacteria (which could possibly be flushed out and about in a heavy ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT with 4 Recommends

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