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Location: Athens, Georgia

Diaries published: 54 (32 days since last diary on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 08:12 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 8799 (0 days since last comment on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:23 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1965

Total Comment Ratings: 22391

Most Recommended Diary: Comcast just whacked MSNBC in Atlanta, 353 comments, 360 recommends

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As I am not religious but I do love animals I am posting this again for those who share those traits and like a good fable as well. Happy Easter all!
by shrike
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 08:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As I have been saying here, the "Audit the Fed" bill is nothing more than an attempt to weaken the Fed's independent role in monetary policy matters. Now Senator Warren agrees: Sen. Warren ...
by shrike
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 07:30 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Barriers are broken one at a time - a thousand times over. Some may consider this one example small but I don't. Tiger Woods had it easy. Charlie Sifford was the truly the Jackie Robinson of golf.
by shrike
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 04:44 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Short diary here. I follow the financial industry closely and find this to be a fitting punishment for one of the worst actors in the 2008 financial meltdown. Standard & Poor’s will be suspended ...
by shrike
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 02:40 PM PST with 238 Recommends
For those here who kept asking why bankers were not jailed for manipulating LIBOR and other rates here is the answer: It was not illegal but soon will be. LONDON—Manipulating financial benchmarks,
by shrike
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 10:37 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Socialist Venezuela would never sell out its friends to Wall Street, right? Yet it appears that is exactly what Caracas wants to do. Pressed by the oil price collapse, rattled by fears of default, ...
by shrike
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 07:46 AM PST with 10 Recommends

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