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Polymathstatistician, unfrocked astrophysicist, unapologetic peacefreak, occasional versifier, folk/swing dancer, Eurowanderer since 1980, Democratic activist since 1970, certified world-class grouch. Go Ravens! Go O's!

Groups: Maryland Kos

Diaries published: 8 (575 days since last diary on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 8451 (1 day since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:03 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 62

Total Comment Ratings: 20453

Most Recommended Diary: (Updated) CNN.com Smears Franken: "Dogs First Priority" , 54 comments, 26 recommends

People Following Uncle Cosmo: 12

Uncle Cosmo's Most Recent Diaries:

Day 5 of Give-Us-We're-Not-Sure-What-Or-We-Shoot-The-Economy , bka the Federal shutdown of 2013: We hear from sources as unlikely as Tom Friedman that in refusing to concede anything to the GOP ...
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Five years ago I published a DK diary ( ...
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 06:11 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
UPDATE, 1730 EDT: As noted in the comments, the CNN.com Political Ticker page has switched the Franken story with one about Mark Kirk filing for the Senate, so the ...
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 12:55 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I lost my father in April 1998, & there's not a day goes by that I don't think of him in one way or another. Never having become a father myself, I never gave him the grandchildren he wanted so much.
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2008 at 08:20 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I dropped in on this earlier diary trying to organize an end-of-the-year-as-we-know-it gettogether for the DC oblast of ...
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Dec 08, 2006 at 01:41 PM PST with 2 Recommends
by Uncle Cosmo
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Oct 20, 2006 at 12:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends

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