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Jazz singer, writer, and editor. Not infrequently wrong about things; trying to accept this with grace. Concerned about the intoxicating certitude that seems to accompany blogging...

Diaries published: 53 (1627 days since last diary on Fri Dec 17, 2010 at 04:44 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1356 (925 days since last comment on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 03:30 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 902

Total Comment Ratings: 6049

Most Recommended Diary: Wikileaks: 1300 Iraqi torture cases covered up. Updates, 385 comments, 256 recommends

People Following MmeVoltaire: 5

MmeVoltaire's Most Recent Diaries:

I just watched a restrained but extremely disturbing video on the abuse and murder that took place at the the Canadian Residential Schools that took possession of over 100,000 of the children of ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Dec 17, 2010 at 04:44 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I just read this on the msnbc site. The original article is posted on the Times of London, available only by subscription. A list drawn up by U.S. officials of companies and ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 147 comments on Mon Dec 06, 2010 at 10:38 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Al Jazeera has just begun reporting on the 10,000 Wikileaks documents they've had for weeks now. There is no text yet, but here is the link to the first 6-minute clip, which centers on 1300 reports ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 385 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 01:57 PM PDT with 256 Recommends
I stumbled on a link to Paul Refsdal's footage on The Daily Dish, where Sullivan links to a Dateline segment. Per the host, "Most American troops spend their tours in Afghanistan with only the ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 12:34 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Last night, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a passionate speech on religious freedom at the annual iftar dinner he hosts at Grace Mansion. (Iftar is the meal Muslims break their fast with ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Aug 25, 2010 at 12:39 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
[With a hat tip to Jonathan Swift] I have often gotten a lot out of Meteor Blade's writing, but the polarization in his diary today is self-defeating. I actually read in one diary that asking poor ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 08:42 PM PST with 12 Recommends

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