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An American living in France. It's fascinating watching the US from this side of the pond. A moderately well known programmer, I'm as passionate about politics as I am about software.

Real Name: Curtis Poe

Location: La Rochelle, France

Home Page: http://www.overseas-exile.com/

Diaries published: 28 (83 days since last diary on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 02:19 PM PST)

Comments posted: 117 (82 days since last comment on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 01:13 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 512

Total Comment Ratings: 42

Most Recommended Diary: Why Americans Got Charlie Hebdo Wrong, 279 comments, 110 recommends

People Following Ovid: 21

Ovid's Most Recent Diaries:

Update : A timely article for all those who are turning into anti-Islamic bigots: Islam isn't inherently violent and the math proves it .
by Ovid
Comment Count 96 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 02:19 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia By now you've doubtless heard that King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is dead. I would be tempted to offer my sincerest condolences to the Bush family, but snark ...
by Ovid
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 08:13 AM PST with 34 Recommends
I've been spending the morning laughing myself silly over this one. I've discovered that conservatives in the US are sharing this document as proof of French "no go" zones: sig.ville.gouv.fr/Atlas/...
by Ovid
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 12:38 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Ottoman Empire. Note the non-existence of Lebanon. Given the recent terrorist attach in Paris, France (about five hours drive from my home), my mind has again turned towards terrorism. To ...
by Ovid
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 01:23 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Max Blumenthal doesn't understand Remember immediately after 9/11 when Le Monde ran the headline "We Are All Americans"? Imagine in the days after if people around the world were rallying around ...
by Ovid
Comment Count 279 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 09:30 AM PST with 110 Recommends
To kill or not to kill, that is the question. Whether 'tis more profitable in the wallet To declare war for outrageous reasons, Or to take arms against a sea of Muslims, And by killing, end them. To ...
by Ovid
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 01:40 PM PST with 4 Recommends

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