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Real name John Springer. Grew up in Idaho; went to Oregon State. 25 years in Silicon Valley, then 15 back in Oregon, 8 as tech dir. For Dem Pty of Or. Now retired and living in a Winnebego, wherever I want.

Real Name: John Springer

Location: Portland, Oregon

Occupation: Retired, thank god

Groups: Koscadia

Diaries published: 41 (543 days since last diary on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1788 (1 day since last comment on Thu May 28, 2015 at 12:21 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 791

Total Comment Ratings: 1884

Most Recommended Diary: The Numbers Are In: 38 million, 252 comments, 320 recommends

People Following J Orygun: 15

J Orygun's Most Recent Diaries:

New Republic has an article today outlining Scott Walker's strengths as the next Republican nominee for President. It's a convincing argument, and he certainly gives every indication he's up for ...
by J Orygun
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I do not like you, Mister Cruz. I do not like your die-hard views. I do not like the means you use To keep your kisser in the news. I do not like the way you choose To desecrate dear Doctor Seuss.
by J Orygun
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Six years ago, I looked out the sliding door to the deck, and there was a little black kitten there, looking forlorn and hungry. I gave it milk. That was the start of a strange relationship.
by J Orygun
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 11:32 AM PDT with 189 Recommends
George Will finally comes clean: he's calling for an end to democracy. In his latest column Unleash the High Court , he calls on conservatives to end respect for judicial constraint and ...
by J Orygun
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 07:14 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The Oregon Tea Party has just announced that serial fraudster James O'Keefe spent two days with the Oregon Bus Project, a non-profit does voter reg and that gets kids involved with politics. ...
by J Orygun
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 12:12 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Oregon is about to suffer the most blatant example of bought and paid for government I have seen in a long time. It will take extraordinary action to block this affront to democracy. There is not ...
by J Orygun
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 10:33 PM PST with 35 Recommends

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