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Copywriter, dad, musician, martial artist, and environmental advocate. Not necessarily in that order. Striking fear into the hearts of Rethuglicans everywhere with my Vorpal Keyboard, from my sekrit base of operations in Cleveland, OH.

Real Name: Mark Keating

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Occupation: freelance commercial writer. I get to promote renewable energy for a living.

Groups: Election Diary Rescues, Daily Kos World of Warcraft Guild, Black Kos community, DFH Local No 420, Shamrock American Kossacks, Northeast Ohio Kossacks, Mexican Kossacks, People Power Grassroots

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Twitter: mkeating42


Diaries published: 22 (477 days since last diary on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 11:46 AM PST)

Comments posted: 3882 (5 days since last comment on Mon May 18, 2015 at 02:56 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1294

Total Comment Ratings: 13516

Most Recommended Diary: *UPDATED* Take Action! The REAL reason Republicans hate, 219 comments, 450 recommends

People Following Turbonerd: 17

Turbonerd's Most Recent Diaries:

Unless you've been under a rock for the last week, you've been inundated with "coverage" of the recent cold temperatures affecting the eastern United States. Allow me to sum up: "Boy is it cold out ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 11:46 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Last night, I applied for insurance on I'm one of those so-called "uninsurables" - insurance companies declined to cover me because I have... allergies (way!). So, while I was ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 219 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 08:17 AM PST with 450 Recommends
... of my money. And how you can help fix that. (No, I'm not looking for charity. I'm looking for help . So if you don't have anything nice to say, go troll someone else's diary. My blood pressure ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 11:28 AM PST with 11 Recommends
It's been a busy week in the War on Voting here in Ohio. And just like in the old poster, Ohio wants YOU - to help ensure the elections are held in the most fair manner possible. Follow me over the ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 04:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In which Turbonerd takes his wife to the hospital and experiences two very different responses by the "the greatest health care system in the world." I'll start this story at the end. My wife is ok.
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2012 at 05:53 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
As Meteor Blades and Winter Rabbit pointed out in separate diaries on Monday, the Keystone XL pipeline is still very much alive and well. That same day, ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2012 at 08:35 AM PST with 13 Recommends

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