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Diaries published: 72 (2071 days since last diary on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 09:23 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 5433 (2069 days since last comment on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 10:11 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 183

Total Comment Ratings: 3989

Most Recommended Diary: A Few Random Thoughts on Objectivism, 69 comments, 27 recommends

People Following John Minehan: 6

John Minehan's Most Recent Diaries:

My views on this issue are shaped by my experiences, as with most people. Particularly, they have been shaped by working as a lawyer, and before that a law clerk and low-level functionary in the ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 09:23 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Sen. Edward Moore("Ted") Kennedy (D.Mass.) was one of the true "masters of the Senate," like Johnson, Webster and Clay. He was a decent and honorable man, who quietly did things like contributing a ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 167 comments on Wed Aug 26, 2009 at 08:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Albany, capital city of New York State, is pending a mayoral election and, as in prior years, Progressives: 1) raise important questions; 2) lose the Primary; and 3) most of them ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 08:32 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The other day, I heard a cogent, persuasive argument in favor of the Public Option that did not rely on the idea that the Public Option would be the first step towards a single payor system. ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Dear Sen Baucus, Sen. Grassley, Sen. Snowe, Sen. Bingaman, Sen. Conrad and Sen.Enzi: I was pleased to hear Sen. Conrad state what has become painfully apparent in the last few weeks: there is not ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 07:48 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
On August 11, 2009, I was one of several constituents who met with Mr. Chris White of Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey's (22d NY) Staff on health care reform, particularly, HR 3200. Mr. White was very ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 08:02 AM PDT with 0 Recommends

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