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TexasTom's Profile

Location: Plano, Texas

Occupation: Engineer

Hobbies: photography, science fiction, technology geek

Diaries published: 22 (73 days since last diary on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 08:40 AM PST)

Comments posted: 4843 (0 days since last comment on Tue May 05, 2015 at 10:56 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1885

Total Comment Ratings: 4969

Most Recommended Diary: McCain Advisor:  There are no uninsured Americans, 629 comments, 1184 recommends

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TexasTom's Most Recent Diaries:

As many of you may already know, the city of Plano, TX passed a gay rights ordinance back in December. This was significant for several reasons -- while several of the major cities in Texas have ...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 08:40 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Author Frederic C Rich tells the tale of a Christian takeover of the US in his recent novel, Christian Nation . How does this story hold up as fiction, and how does it hold up in representing the ...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 03:21 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Well, it's the money, of course. Launching a new TV network is expensive. How much money? Well, we're talking into the hundreds of millions just to get some decent level of distribution.
by TexasTom
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 08:56 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The congressional Democratic leadership has now caved on putting Obama's middle class tax cuts up for a vote before the election. The ostensible reason is that the Republicans have blocked it -- ...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Sep 23, 2010 at 06:14 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The primary focus of most progressives when it comes to evaluating the FCC under President Obama has been the way that the FCC has pushed for Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is, of course, important ...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 06:44 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This diary is about the encroachment of Japanese companies into the American marketplace in the seventies. It's adapted from a comment that I made in another diary, but I felt it deserved its own ...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Jan 03, 2010 at 02:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends

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