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Diaries published: 13 (76 days since last diary on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:51 PM PST)

Comments posted: 91 (76 days since last comment on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 03:56 PM PST)

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Most Recommended Diary: Under Bush, my taxes went down $250 and my health insurance premiums went up $5,000, 189 comments, 461 recommends

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Growing up on a farm, I had some experience handling barrels of crude oil, which I never found to be particularly flammable, and certainly not explosive. So I had been puzzled by those derailed oil ...
by govs
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:51 PM PST with 178 Recommends
Koch Power is not the name of a company. It is the oligopolistic power wielded by the Koch brothers over the Minnesota retail gasoline market. On May 16, 2013, they exercised that power to raise ...
by govs
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 06:38 AM PDT with 203 Recommends
If you asked a random sample of 1000 Americans about their experience with Obamacare (the ACA): 800 would say it had no impact (their insurance comes from their employer or the government), 150 ...
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Comment Count 100 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 02:48 PM PST with 345 Recommends
I’ve worked around minor league financial tycoons for most of my adult life, and the one common objective among them (from the honest progressive ones to the straight up rogues) is a quest to ...
by govs
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Sep 21, 2012 at 04:32 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Assume that all claims made by the right wing about Trayvon Martin’s behavior before dying are true. Assume that Trayvon punched George Zimmerman in the nose, then fell upon him and slammed ...
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Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 05:21 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Since the Fluke firestorm erupted, I have been puzzled by the omission of Angie’s List from the list of nationally known Limbaugh sponsors, and by the absence of any announcement from them that ...
by govs
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 02:03 PM PDT with 39 Recommends

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