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Drum's Journal
Drum's Journal
December 2, 2022

Why I joined DU in 2005

(Edited for accuracy)

Yes, I know, that’s only 7000 or so posts from me in 17 years, overwhelming “replies.” 🤷🏻?♂️

It was Hurricane Katrina. I was going nuts because I couldn’t find news on what was happening in New Orleans, a place dear to me from a serial work gig that took me there numerous times in the late 1980s.

I then happened on Democratic Underground and it was sense-at-first-sight: DU presented as (and is) a clearinghouse for a super-diverse band of news media sources, but also a source of news via witnesses, court and agency records, editorials, and of course emotion, wit, snark, and so much love.

Drum/Tom

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Home country: USA
Current location: New York
Member since: Thu Aug 18, 2005, 04:09 PM
Number of posts: 8,781

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