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A 1965 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and a Vietnam veteran (126 B-52D missions), I worked in Information Technology, primarily in Aerospace companies, from my departure from the Air Force in 1979 until my retirement in 2012.

Real Name: William Roberts

DOB: 08/15/1943

Gender: Male

Location: AZ, USA

Occupation: Retired Computer Programmer

Groups: Military Community Members of Daily Kos, Kossack Air Force

Hobbies: Reading and Movies

Home Page:

Diaries published: 5 (148 days since last diary on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 01:26 PM PST)

Comments posted: 185 (34 days since last comment on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 21

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Trail Life USA: Disturbing Image, 22 comments, 10 recommends

People Following Bill Roberts: 1

Bill Roberts's Most Recent Diaries:

There are currently at least 3 petitions at concerning the need to prosecute those in the Government that authorized and committed torture. I've read several comments today ...
by Bill Roberts
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 01:26 PM PST with 5 Recommends
A story popped up on this morning and the image picked to illustrate it sort of made my blood run cold. I have to wonder, did the creators of this new youth group really want to invoke ...
by Bill Roberts
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Mar 01, 2014 at 12:14 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I usually don't see the ads on Daily Kos, but occasionally when I open the page, I 'm not automatically logged in and I see them. Today I was unpleasantly surprised to see the ad at this link: ...
by Bill Roberts
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 05:37 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Andrei Cherny has written what I consider to be an important opinion article over on the Washington Post. I hope this is the correct way to draw attention to it. [
by Bill Roberts
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 09, 2011 at 08:11 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I got my start in data processing back in the '60 and I've seen a lot of its history happen, so I'm a bit puzzled about all the furor over Steve Jobs and Apple. I was listening to NPR today and a ...
by Bill Roberts
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Aug 27, 2011 at 08:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends

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