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Technical trade publication editor, Advanced degrees in German literature, Former Pagan priest (ret),

Diaries published: 32 (308 days since last diary on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 03:05 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 412 (16 days since last comment on Wed May 13, 2015 at 11:49 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 859

Total Comment Ratings: 1581

Most Recommended Diary: Wikileaks Allies Mirroring Site All Over the World, 971 comments, 493 recommends

People Following Cardshark: 5

Cardshark's Most Recent Diaries:

The latest debates and debacles reveal a schizophrenic attitude toward the death penalty in general. On the one hand, the majority is for the death penalty, falsely convincing itself that it works ...
by Cardshark
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 03:05 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This is an essay I wrote some years ago as a student of German literature. I hope by posting it here I can offer some hope of insight for tolerance and peace.
by Cardshark
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 10:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
During the last debt ceiling crisis, there was talk of President Obama invoking the clause in the 14th amendment to the Constitution, which states: Sect. 4. The validity of the public debt of the ...
by Cardshark
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 10:41 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today President Obama made a beautiful characterisation of Mitt Romeny as the "reverse Robin Hood," or as Mr. Obama put it,"Romney Hood." This reminded me of the old 1950s television series titled "...
by Cardshark
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 12:36 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
For too long we have been subjected to accusations from the right of pursuing “class warfare” and advocating “redistribution of wealth.” Has anyone bothered to point out that we have been ...
by Cardshark
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 09:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
UC Berkeley Physicist Richard Muller is making headlines and got a positive glow on Rachel Maddow's show Monday night for dramatically changing his views on global warming. First, he had concluded--...
by Cardshark
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 02:13 PM PDT with 44 Recommends

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