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Virginian/Texan, currently working for Uncle Sam as a Patent Examiner in Alexandria, VA. Bizarre interests include biotechnology, politics, Rice baseball, the Washington Redskins, political philosophy and history, Lost, South Park, and beer.

Diaries published: 7 (2285 days since last diary on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 08:29 AM PST)

Comments posted: 192 (2155 days since last comment on Wed Jun 10, 2009 at 03:35 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 89

Total Comment Ratings: 900

Most Recommended Diary: FISA Surrender Imminent, 52 comments, 48 recommends

People Following rdlafond: 0

rdlafond's Most Recent Diaries:

Cross-posted at Blue Commonwealth Why do we political junkies spend our time doing this? The vast majority of the citizens of this ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 08:29 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Cross-posted at BlueCommonwealth.com, the successor to RK nee Raising Kaine There is a [http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aXyrR9n88Nxc disturbing report today in ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2009 at 11:38 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Amidst yesterday's Constitutional carnage, there was one event that had to buck up even the hardiest cynic: the sight of an ill man, under treatment for one of the scariest and often fatal forms of ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 10:56 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Just saw [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docid=news-000002897247 this] at CQ Politics. Apparently the Four Whoresmen of the AT&Tpocalypse (Kit Bond, Roy Blunt, Jay Rockefeller, and our boy ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 01:47 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
It's official -- Tom Davis is out. WaPo Don't let the stenography fool you -- ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2008 at 11:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Back on the 4th, I (and a few other diarists like Turkana) were remembering the words of American giants like Barbara Jordan -- patriots who knew how to make the case to a nervous public that ...
by rdlafond
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2007 at 08:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends

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