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Psychiatrist, husband, father, dog owner, liberal libertarian

Groups: Bending the Buzz

Diaries published: 563 (920 days since last diary on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 12:31 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 5510 (1 day since last comment on Sat May 02, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2590

Total Comment Ratings: 5292

Most Recommended Diary: UPDATE x2: A Psychiatrist's Humble Defense of "Obamacare", 38 comments, 206 recommends

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Ptolemy's Most Recent Diaries:

Washington loved democracy so much he declined to be a king. Fractious democracy took its time to get things done. Authoritarians have attempted to be ruled by the president ever since. Lincoln ...
by Ptolemy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 12:31 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
So, first he claims that Warren's ads have actors in them: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/scott-brown-asbestos-ad-13853238 That didn't go well at all, as hard working union guys soured on him,
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Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 10:25 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Hello, everyone. I'm here to present the puzzling case of Governor Romney. As a psychiatrist practicing in Massachusetts, I have to say that I’m also confused as to what Governor Romney’s ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 08:43 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Representative Ryan, thanks for coming in. So, I’m a psychiatrist. Part of my job is to talk to people considering difficult decisions. It’s to help them understand their motives, ...
by Ptolemy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 08:13 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I'm one of two leaders for the Health Care Rapid Response Team for Obama in New Hampshire. This means we get letters to the editor, op-eds, and blog posts edited for submission to New Hampshire ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 03:26 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I'm being given a small role to play in the re-election effort, heading up the New Hampshire Rapid Response Team for Healthcare issues. This means that I edit LTEs, Op-Eds and blog posts focused on ...
by Ptolemy
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 10:28 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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