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Retired newspaper editor and past Chair of the Dem. Party in Laconia, NH. Admit to having voted once for a Republican, Ford in 1976, having appreciated his self-deprecating appearance on SNL while not trusting Carter's Southern Baptist roots.

Diaries published: 32 (1525 days since last diary on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 09:21 AM PST)

Comments posted: 6723 (299 days since last comment on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1660

Total Comment Ratings: 68566

Most Recommended Diary: OMG – Hell has frozen over!, 411 comments, 690 recommends

People Following rontun: 20

rontun's Most Recent Diaries:

What do you do when you're nearly 6' 7" tall, the son of a Texas oil rigger tagged with a last name of Tune, don't play basketball, love to dance and happen to be gay? You head to New York and ...
by rontun
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 09:21 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Proving once again that she can babble on as rhythmically and predictably as any Alaskan brook, Sarah Palin proudly proclaimed her patriotism as she bid farewell to her fellow Alaskans as their ...
by rontun
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 07:30 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Little did I realize back in November when I cast my ballot for Barack Hussein Obama that I'd be inviting so many potential disasters. Sure, under Bush we had to worry about supporting two losing ...
by rontun
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 09:44 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
What an incredible week! Concord was rockin’ as the winds of change blew through the capitol. No matter which side of the political aisle you call home, or if your place of comfort is to ...
by rontun
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 10:36 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
After a debate that consumed the entire morning session of the NH House, HB436 was passed by a vote of 186-179. The bill extends to same sex partners the right to marry. Passage was not easy. On ...
by rontun
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2009 at 09:54 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
I just received a call from one of my state legislators notifying me with glee that the New Hampshire House has voted to abolish the death penalty. The bill had been reported out of the Democratic ...
by rontun
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2009 at 09:57 AM PDT with 44 Recommends

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