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Gender: Male

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Occupation: General-purpose schmuck

Groups: Readers and Book Lovers, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter

Twitter: alifeofsyme

Diaries published: 10 (975 days since last diary on Sat Sep 01, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 166 (761 days since last comment on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 10:43 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 116

Total Comment Ratings: 415

Most Recommended Diary: Irish Government imposes massive cuts; Irish people respond, 17 comments, 27 recommends

People Following Freshly Squeezed Cynic: 2

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The Daily Kos Political Book Club is a weekly attempt to look at, and discuss, books with political themes and subjects. Anything from academic analysis, to political history, to political philosophy,
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Sep 01, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
So, a short thing about debt, and the debate here in the UK. Like in America, it's commonly bandied around by both pro-austerity parties, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats (yes, I appreciate ...
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 03:51 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
"si guarda al fine." Literally, this Italian phrase (which appears in Chapter 18 of The Prince , "Concerning The Way In Which Princes Should Keep Faith") means something like "one ...
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 10:53 AM PST with 22 Recommends
I'm not a prolific writer. I'd like to be. But when I try to, for reasons of improving my writing skills, or to set down any of a number of swirling, ceaseless ideas, my worst procrastinatory issues ...
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 08:31 AM PST with 3 Recommends
And so this is fun, watching the Democrats blow a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something vaguely centre-leftish. Of course, since they're not technically a centre-left party, but an ...
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 09:12 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This... The race has now been called for Democrat Bill Owens. This is a huge win for conservatives.
by Freshly Squeezed Cynic
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Nov 04, 2009 at 09:01 AM PST with 26 Recommends

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