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Daves Not Here Man

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Name: Take a guess..
Gender: Male
Hometown: NY
Home country: United States
Current location: NY
Member since: Tue May 13, 2014, 05:33 PM
Number of posts: 21,284

Journal Archives

Man Falls 70 Feet Down A Snowy Crevasse

"Professor, scientist, and climber John All was doing research in the Himalayas when he fell 70 feet into a crevasse at Mt. Himlung. This video was taken on Monday shortly after the fall."

"All, a 44-year-old geography professor at Western Kentucky University, is an experienced climber. But he broke his arm and several ribs, dislocated his shoulders, and suffered internal bleeding in the fall."

More with video at link:
Posted by Daves Not Here Man | Sat May 24, 2014, 09:36 AM (9 replies)

Teacher Poses As Trayvon Martin For School Yearbook.

"Spencer Smith, a history teacher at Heritage High School in Brentwood, Calif., decided to wear a hoodie and hold up a pack of Skittles in an apparent tribute to Trayvon Martin for the school’s yearbook."

Full story at link:
Posted by Daves Not Here Man | Sat May 24, 2014, 09:32 AM (5 replies)

Robertson Blows First Save

Tough loss for my Yanks.
Posted by Daves Not Here Man | Sat May 24, 2014, 06:46 AM (0 replies)

Colts Owner Charged In March Arrest.

"Following a late-night driving incident in March in which Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested on suspicion of DUI, the 54-year-old will be formally charged with two misdemeanors."

Slap on the wrist for another wealthy d-bag.
Posted by Daves Not Here Man | Sat May 24, 2014, 06:42 AM (0 replies)

Did DU change your political thinking?

I used to think I was a Republican. I started reading DU after stumbling upon it and just started lurking. Over a period of time I began to really appreciate some of the posters. Many of them helped sway my thinking.

I proudly vote for Democratic candidates. Although I am always open to voting for an Independent or Green Party candidate because I feel I have a bit of a libertine streak in me. I realize the good and bad the Government can do and am always cautiously optimistic about what they can do for us.

I don't like a lot of the divisive purity posts that go on at DU and avoid them for the most part. Frankly, I'm not into arguing much. Maybe a counterpoint every now and again. But rarely engage in a lot of back & forth. I'm kind of excited to have another site to read and learn more. Hopefully it doesn't devolve into "you suck" posts.

So has DU changed your thinking?
Posted by Daves Not Here Man | Wed May 14, 2014, 09:14 AM (36 replies)
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