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Diaries published: 116 (475 days since last diary on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 10:19 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1008 (463 days since last comment on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

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Total Recommends: 8432

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Most Recommended Diary: Bush-Enablers Feinstein and Rockefeller are running scared (UPDATED x2), 548 comments, 886 recommends

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If extended Unemployment Benefits are to survive, this week is pivotal. Senate negotiations broke down last Thursday, but Reid appears to be pressing ahead with a bill intended to get bipartisan ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 10:19 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Back in November when Senate Democrats reformed the filibuster -- breaking the GOP efforts to block almost every Obama nominee -- Mitch McConnell promised: “You’ll regret this, and you may ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 02:49 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Dennis Hastert will be remembered for three things: 1. Becoming an unlikely, almost accidental Speaker of the House who was little more than Tom Delay's ventriloquist dummy. 2. As a co-conspirator ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 09:22 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
"Harm reduction" is commonly used to describe compassionate policies that address harmful behaviors by individuals : Harm reduction (or less commonly known as harm minimization) is a range of ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 04:22 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It's unlikely that there's a better spokesperson for our national political media's temper-tantrum over the AP/James Rosen kerfuffle than the National Journal's Ron Fournier. Fournier joined the ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 05:39 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
I'm a proud resident of Oakland, but we have more than our share of violent crime here. Tonight there was fatal shooting downtown near the Occupy Oakland encampment. Multiple protesters report that ...
by ryeland
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 08:41 PM PST with 9 Recommends

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