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Writer, Ph.D. in Econ, Pol. Sci. and Anthro. Author: The Selfish Class, many novels, short stories, articles. Taught college 27 years.

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Diaries published: 134 (108 days since last diary on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 06:38 AM PST)

Comments posted: 132 (107 days since last comment on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 09:01 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 443

Total Comment Ratings: 174

Most Recommended Diary: They Did Try to Steal The Election!, 36 comments, 21 recommends

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A little history: when Lenin and his Bolsheviks created a new revolutionary state, Stalin was always helpful, willing to please, until he fully controlled the secret police. Once he controlled it, ...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 06:38 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Our military used to think they were on football fields, on the ninth down… Now it's surgeons: battlefields are their operating rooms. They excise the cancer, i.e. the enemy. But the world doesn'...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 05:23 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
When I was a kid, the MSM tried to teach us to fear the Commies--and people sympathetic to them, like Pete Seeger (a local hero). The Commies were Russians, of course, and even though they'd fought ...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 10:14 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I mean members of Obama's new coalition, supposedly not followers. But the US has to be the leader, Obama declares. Apparently, Obama's team, including Secretary Kerry, didn't get such firm ...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 06:53 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Our President has decided: given American foreign policy up to now, he couldn't have decided otherwise, because America Leads the Mideast…towards "order." Oh, it could be worse. If McCain were ...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
American interventions in the Mideast have been little short of disastrous: starting with the CIA coup in Iran in 1953, which led to the Islamic Revolution and the current Islamic state. Further, ...
by douglassmyth
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 07:56 AM PDT with 2 Recommends

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