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I love: books, arguments, evidence, rationality, science, white wine, and politics. I loathe: people who say "I'm not really a reader," the Jersey Shore viewership, willful ignorance, Rick Santorum, Texas, dogma, bigotry, bad science, and politics.

Real Name: Krista

DOB: 5/29/1984

Gender: Female

Location: Austin, Texas, USA

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Diaries published: 8 (785 days since last diary on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 10:25 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 17 (784 days since last comment on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 08:29 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 69

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: The Conservative Conundrum, 13 comments, 36 recommends

People Following TheKristaLeigh: 2

TheKristaLeigh's Most Recent Diaries:

So often I hear it asked, Can we really afford to pay for health care in this country? Perhaps the question ought to be: Can we really afford not to?
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 10:25 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Contrary to popular belief, fiscal responsibility entails a great deal more than finances and monetary policy alone—or at least it ought to...
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 09:27 PM PST with 1 Recommend
What does it mean, really, to be “self-made”? I am inclined to argue that it means absolutely nothing at all...
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 06:10 PM PST with 5 Recommends
An Education System in ...
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:26 PM PST with 1 Recommend
After quite a bit of further thought I’ve realized that, while it may seem painfully obvious to me, I should perhaps clarify for some of my readers just what exactly my previous post has to do ...
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:01 PM PST with 14 Recommends
This morning I remembered why I periodically delete the Statesman app from my iPhone. Not because I have anything against the Statesman, but because reading purely Texas news is a hazard to my ...
by TheKristaLeigh
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 04:16 PM PST with 6 Recommends

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