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Michael Leon is a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. His writing has appeared nationally in The Progressive, In These Times and CounterPunch. Michael can be reached at:

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Diaries published: 76 (1857 days since last diary on Mon May 03, 2010 at 08:53 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 574 (1857 days since last comment on Mon May 03, 2010 at 09:31 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1304

Total Comment Ratings: 1742

Most Recommended Diary: Updated - Breaking: DoJ Schemed Against John Edwards and Hillary Clinton , 282 comments, 459 recommends

People Following MAL Contends: 5

MAL Contends's Most Recent Diaries:

by Michael Leon Just off the phone with a veteran who told me U.S. soldiers and Marines often take ...
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Comment Count 55 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 08:53 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I love Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA). For a period during the Bush administration, it felt like the only compelling loyal Democratic opposition and ...
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Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 05:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Update : A few facts have come to light from the insightful comments in a crosspost. There is no occupation, and no walls. Palestinians [who do not exist] are free to move around in ...
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Comment Count 281 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 07:04 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Update : See Gary Leupp's piece on AIPAC, Bush neocons and lame-ass Democrats ...
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Comment Count 23 comments on Sun May 03, 2009 at 07:09 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Michael Goodwin's piece in the New York Daily News ...
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Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 06:22 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The last time the Republicans tried to defeat Gov. Jim Doyle (D-Madison), former U.S. Atty Stephen Biskupic prosecuted an innocent state worker and tried to force her to make up things about our ...
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Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 09:48 AM PDT with 8 Recommends

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