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What happened on my birthdate: Revolutionary loss at Breed's Hill, Watergate break-in, and Martha Stewart's original sentencing date. I'm a child of irony and thus an historian.

Real Name: Sherman Dorn

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Diaries published: 106 (232 days since last diary on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 570 (230 days since last comment on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 06:19 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 761

Total Comment Ratings: 1502

Most Recommended Diary: The purposes of public education (YearlyKos), 215 comments, 73 recommends

People Following SDorn: 18

SDorn's Most Recent Diaries:

It's down to the wire in the Florida State Senate district between Judithanne McLauchlan (D-Parent, Teacher) and Jeff Brandes (R-"Mostly False"). I've known Judithanne for years, and I contributed ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Today is the 84th birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. When he and other civil-rights leaders fought for equal schooling in the decades after World War 2, they never would have imagined the ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 12:17 PM PST with 4 Recommends
While Sandy is forcing us to ponder our reliance on those unionized, overpaid public employees known as first responders, a little discussion about outsourcing is in order.(1) Many years ago, the ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 05:34 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Interior Scene: A band of ragged high financiers is playing high-stakes poker and planning a conspiracy to raise huge wads of cash, fill the airwaves, and support one of their own in lying his way ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 04:34 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I miss Howard Troxler, former columnist of the St. Pete Times who retired in June  and moved out of the ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 06:37 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Kudos to Kevin Drum , who caught National Reporter blogger Shannen Coffin writing in a tripery * Thursday ...
by SDorn
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 08:59 AM PST with 4 Recommends

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