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I live in Washington, DC and hail from the Land of Pleasant Living. I'm a transportation engineer and an electronic music producer.

Groups: Virginia Kos, Shut Down the NRA, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), Firearms Law and Policy

Diaries published: 27 (470 days since last diary on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 09:19 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1822 (6 days since last comment on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 306

Total Comment Ratings: 2194

Most Recommended Diary: NOAA: 2013 Was the 4th Hottest Year on Record, Globally, 34 comments, 45 recommends

People Following rovertheoctopus: 18

rovertheoctopus's Most Recent Diaries:

Still warming.
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 09:19 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Last night, Mitt Romney--ever one to hem and haw his way into a promotion to President--doubled down on perhaps the most specious and hackneyed of 21st century Republican truisms: that our future is ...
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 11:04 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
In another clear sign that unemployment is devastating the economic landscape, half of America's unemployed have been unemployed for at least about three months (15 weeks or more), while a third of ...
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Sep 04, 2009 at 01:59 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
These are not my words and not my numbers. These were fresh from the CNN news studio. The details of the poll's criteria go like this: Nearly six out of ten Americans believe another ...
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2008 at 10:49 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I spent the first few days reserving much judgment about Palin. I first became worried when she was introduced to the public by McCain last Friday when she apparently believed she could cherrypick ...
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 11:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Wizened by decades of deindustrialization and a slow acclamation to a declining standard of living, the American economy is once again finding itself staggering into recession, one that is certain ...
by rovertheoctopus
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2008 at 03:11 PM PST with 23 Recommends

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