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Politically, I'm sort of a combination of Populist and New Deal Democrat.

Groups: Income Inequality Kos, I follow Michael Moore @ the Daily Kos, Electronic America: Progressives Film, music & Arts Group

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Diaries published: 162 (40 days since last diary on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:09 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 2040 (40 days since last comment on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 10:07 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4802

Total Comment Ratings: 7541

Most Recommended Diary: Obama lost a voter on 9/11/08, 253 comments, 964 recommends

People Following mftalbot: 41

mftalbot's Most Recent Diaries:

THERE IS NO WORD FOR FEELING NOSTALGIC about the future, but that’s what a parent’s tears often are: a nostalgia for something that has not yet occurred. They are the pain of hope, the ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:09 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In the Senate, 2014 was always going to be a tough map for the Democratic Party because many more Democratic than Republican seats were up for re-election, with many of the Democrats having been ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 02:52 PM PST with 2 Recommends
A FRIEND OF MINE IS LOOKING TO MOVE closer to the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area — to Berkeley, specifically — and called me the other day to bring me up to date on his progress. “It’s ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 09:31 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I’VE MENTIONED BEFORE IN THIS SPACE that I’m a jazz fan. In part, I love jazz for the endless possibilities for expressiveness to which it lends itself, and for the communitarian and ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 07:49 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Part of a series I've been doing on my travels in Europe. ON THE MORNING of our last full day in France, we took an intercity train from Paris out to Normandy. For this journey, we were not on the ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 11:29 AM PST with 60 Recommends
Part of a series of diaries about my recent travels in Europe ON OUR LAST NIGHT IN ROME, we went over to St. Peter’s Basilica to see it in the evening light. I have fallen in love with this city, ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT with 25 Recommends

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