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Diaries published: 10 (739 days since last diary on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 07:23 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 115 (486 days since last comment on Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 02:26 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

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Total Recommends: 94

Total Comment Ratings: 218

Most Recommended Diary: Advocating for Single-Payer: Could Congressman Sestak be the Real Democrat in Pennsylvania?, 22 comments, 23 recommends

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When grew up in Springfield, Pennsylvania, in the 195os and 60s, I was very much aware that the Republican machine ran the politics of the town, as well as the county, going back to the Civil War. ...
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Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 07:23 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
This Sunday Congressman Joe Sestak (7th PA), who is still considering running for the Pennsylvania Senate seat, will take part in a town meeting on health care. My hope is that the compelling case ...
by forrest
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 01, 2009 at 03:32 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
This past week a chorus of angry politicians as well as a majority of Americans became outraged over the $165 million that went to pay bonuses for executives working for the ailing financial firm, ...
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Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2009 at 10:52 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
As a 20 year-old in the spring of 1968 I experienced my first stirrings of political activism inspired by the presidential candidacy of Robert F. Kennedy. Because of Kennedy’s commitment to ...
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Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2009 at 08:42 PM PST with 6 Recommends
December 22nd: National Call-In Day for HR 676!! GIVE AMERICA A GIFT. NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY FOR HR 676, Single-...
by forrest
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 08:25 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 may be again coming up for vote shortly. The Bush administration gave the insurance industry huge increases in payments while making ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2008 at 08:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends

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