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Diaries published: 10 (2063 days since last diary on Thu Sep 10, 2009 at 02:12 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2150 (168 days since last comment on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 01:20 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 788

Total Comment Ratings: 5285

Most Recommended Diary: Get well Senator Specter, 403 comments, 654 recommends

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Update 1: Changed the title from NPR poll: Should Joe Wilson be punished? New title a shameless pun - I obviously mean breaking the back of Joe Wilson's political career by helping to fund and ...
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Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Sep 10, 2009 at 02:12 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Let's kill the deal that Obama has apparently made with Insurance lobby. The so-called "bipartisan" deal that Baucus and Grassley are working on is the furthest thing from real change in healthcare.
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Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 02:44 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Contrary to the popular belief that John McCain's vaunted "Surge" reduced violence in Iraq, particularly in Baghdad, Reuters is now reporting on a study published in the journal "Environment and ...
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Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 02:26 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The Associated Press is reporting that Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter has had a recurrence of cancer. ...
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Comment Count 403 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2008 at 08:10 PM PDT with 654 Recommends
Apologies for the tiny diary - had to get it out there. Once again elections mean absolutely squat. The AP is reporting the following story. HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe'...
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Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2008 at 01:02 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
A deaf man who lives for the simple pleasure of flying kites. I came across Ray Bethell on Yahoo. Impressed by his magnificent ability and moved to tears by the music, I had to share with my fellow ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2007 at 01:31 AM PDT with 6 Recommends

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