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Diaries published: 31 (299 days since last diary on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1949 (6 days since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 05:17 AM PDT)

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Democratic challenger Sean Eldridge is fighting an uphill battle against two term incumbent Chris Gibson but after meeting him yesterday, I believe there's a chance he can win. I confess that I had ...
by Valatius
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I am still trying to account for Kerry's current stance as chief promoter of this new war. After all, he first came to national notice for his opposition to the Viet Nam War. True, he was not a ...
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Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 09:35 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ross Douthat's column in today's New York Times "War, What is it good for?" offers a fictional version of what Obama would say about Syria if he could be honest. It’s not about humanitarianism. It��
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Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 11:39 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A more concise version of this story was published today in the Albany Times Union as A Huge Gap in Our Security. Returning ...
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Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 07:43 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Last Fall I wrote a diary on the congressional race in NY-19 in which I volunteered for the Democratic challenger, Julian Schriebman. Although I had misgivings about Schriebman’s history as a CIA ...
by Valatius
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 03, 2013 at 09:07 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
When I was growing up in Little Falls, New York in the 1960s, the men who worked in Snyder’s on East Main Street or at the Remington factory in nearby Ilion had good jobs. The work was highly ...
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Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 07:19 AM PST with 88 Recommends

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