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Diaries published: 7 (205 days since last diary on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 09:16 PM PST)

Comments posted: 15 (4 days since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 06:55 AM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: The Supreme Court Didn't Go Far Enough in McCutcheon., 69 comments, 148 recommends

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JackpineRadical's Most Recent Diaries:

The 2014 Midterm Elections have now ended with predictably sad results. In reality, it could not have been otherwise. Even the best imaginable outcome within the range of realistic possibilities ...
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 09:16 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Not at all, in my humble opinion. Marx was writing nearly 200 years ago, after all. The available base of politico-economic knowledge was much smaller then, and the world had had much less ...
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 11:28 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Following Citizens United, the Supreme Court has now taken their second step forward in accomplishing a massive relaxation of the rules on political contributions. I applaud this trend, but fear ...
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
I’ll tell you what’s ruining America. Smart people. They’re what’s causing all our problems. Just think for a minute. Well, OK, “think” is a little much. Turn on your hate juices and let ...
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 05:42 PM PST with 24 Recommends
A new Reuters story (linked via HuffPo) reveals shocking information about domestic spying conducted by the DEA and apparently pooled with information from, and and shared with, other government ...
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 04:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It doesn't really matter whether Snowden released NEW information about the extent of US surveillance. (I think he did, but I'm not going to get into a pissing match to prove it.) Personally, I didn'
by JackpineRadical
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 07:46 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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