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Gender: M

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Groups: Badger State Progressive, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, The Streetcar Barn, Daily Kos Phazebook Progressive Social Networking Group, Jews For President Obama, Chicago Kossacks, Derbyshire and The Peak District

Diaries published: 25 (87 days since last diary on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 06:07 PM PST)

Comments posted: 5435 (0 days since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 10:01 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 463

Total Comment Ratings: 3464

Most Recommended Diary: UPDATED Chicago Mayor Live Blog: We Haz Runoff!, 167 comments, 109 recommends

People Following Railfan: 23

Railfan's Most Recent Diaries:

UPDATE: Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has forced incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff election on April 7. With 1,732 of Chicago’s 2,069 precincts reporting (83.7 percent),
by Railfan
Comment Count 167 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 06:07 PM PST with 109 Recommends
Screw popcorn, this requires a good Chicago-style deep dish pizza: State Treasurer Dan Rutherford "contended Friday that his opponent, millionaire businessman Bruce Rauner, paid an attorney who ...
by Railfan
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 10:03 AM PST with 13 Recommends
A diary here that starts off like this Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner pledges to run Illinois government “like a business.” In light of some disturbing facts which have come to ...
by Railfan
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 04:08 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Given the increasing appearance of posts like Clear Eyes' from today and MinistryofTruth's from Oct. 10 , I've about had it with the bloviating, neo-Confederate racist jackass wastes of oxygen who ...
by Railfan
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 09:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The BBC reports that the U.K.'s Conservative Party has hired Jim Messina as a campaign strategy adviser for the next general election campaign, which will be sometime in or around 2015. Quoth the ...
by Railfan
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Per Rich Miller at The Capitol Fax Blog, the marriage equality bill (SB10) may be called today in the IL House of Representatives. The General Assembly is also trying to hash out pension reform and ...
by Railfan
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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