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Raconteur, banjo player, open source advocate, bon vivant and all-around swell guy. Weddings, funerals and bar mitzvahs. No job too small, no fee too large.

Location: King County, Washington, USA

Occupation: Programmer and musician

Twitter: @omir55

Diaries published: 53 (579 days since last diary on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 03:36 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 7938 (145 days since last comment on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 01:53 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 804

Total Comment Ratings: 20212

Most Recommended Diary: Stupak calls it what it is: "Domestic Terrorism", 137 comments, 67 recommends

People Following Omir the Storyteller: 13

Omir the Storyteller's Most Recent Diaries:

Our founding fathers envisioned a government where we would govern ourselves by electing representatives to make laws on our behalf. In order for this to work the citizens of their fledgling nation ...
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 03:36 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
TEA PARTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE FROM: Tea Party National Committee Leadership TO: Sen. Ted Cruz (T-TX) Sen. Rand Paul (T-KY) Rep. Michelle Bachmann (T-MN) Rep. Louis Gohmert (T-TX) Rep.
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
We humans love our metaphors. We think of political struggle in terms of waging wars and fighting battles. We think in terms of games like poker or chess. In particular, we hold chess in high esteem.
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Every school child in Texas knows the story of the Alamo. Certainly native Texans Rick Perry and David Dewhurst must know it. And yet, they ignore its lessons. More below the puff of orange smoke.
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 09:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Last August we sat, dumbfounded, as Clint Eastwood appeared on stage at the Republican Natural Convention with an empty chair,and proceeded to berate an imaginary President Obama. And then we ...
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:22 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I like to think we live in a state and county that's relatively immune from voter fraud. We use paper ballots and vote by mail in the privacy of our homes. No long lines, no intimidation at the ...
by Omir the Storyteller
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 09:15 AM PDT with 26 Recommends

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