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Main political interests: science and space policy; healthcare reform; civil rights.

Diaries published: 3 (1312 days since last diary on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 04:27 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2856 (231 days since last comment on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 11:32 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 113

Total Comment Ratings: 5961

Most Recommended Diary: Contemporary conservatism: ideology or psychology?, 99 comments, 85 recommends

People Following johnva: 6

johnva's Most Recent Diaries:

We tend to think of conservatism as being an ideology in the conventional sense, in the same way that liberalism, communism, socialism, and centrism are ideologies. But is this really true? This ...
by johnva
Comment Count 99 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 04:27 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
This diary is an expansion of some comments I've made on the Ryan plan to kill Medicare and Medicaid, and why I think it's really important that we not fall into the trap of merely defending the ...
by johnva
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Apr 20, 2011 at 09:48 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is my first diary here, and it's an expansion of some points I first made in comments. Bear with me! I'm one of those people who isn't just interested in talking healthcare policy with people ...
by johnva
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 02:25 PM PDT with 12 Recommends

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