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Scientist, husband, father of two teenage boys. Here in the Bay Area, I'm almost Conservative!

Diaries published: 7 (1326 days since last diary on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 11:50 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 250 (80 days since last comment on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 12:21 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 70

Total Comment Ratings: 639

Most Recommended Diary: I, Too, Am The 53%, 25 comments, 33 recommends

People Following GeneJockey: 0

GeneJockey's Most Recent Diaries:

I see that one of the Right's responses to "We Are The 99%" is to try to shame those 47% of Americans who are too poorly paid to have any Federal income tax liability. Most of their stories seem ...
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 11:50 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
The American Dream. I believe a lot of what separates Right and Left is not whether one side or the other believes in it, but rather how each side DEFINES it. When I look at ...
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 03:27 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
As of today, the Brits have oficially handed over control of Basra to the Iraqis. This is the final official acknowledgement of their physical withdrawal from the city last summer. The British ...
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 05:52 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Outrage. It's what drives the Right. Feigned outrage, real outrage, outrageous outrage. Outrage by email, outrage on the radio, outrage in books, outrage on TV. They're very practiced at it. ...
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2007 at 10:41 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I am not, by nature, prone to flights of paranoid fantasy. I routinely sneer at conspiracy theorists and their logic-defying, evidence-free approach to understanding events. Unlike many Lefties,
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue May 01, 2007 at 10:47 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Well, it's 2002 all over again. On the political forum of a bowhunting website I frequent, the accusations of Iran providing weapons to Iraqi insurgents have been flying thick and fast. Today,
by GeneJockey
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Feb 13, 2007 at 02:40 PM PST with 2 Recommends

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