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Diaries published: 5 (1000 days since last diary on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 11:57 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 229 (577 days since last comment on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 08:31 PM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: What I Learned Phonebanking Today, 476 comments, 1201 recommends

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benvautier's Most Recent Diaries:

As always, apologies if this has already been diary'ed. But I don't see it. For the last weeks, I have been wondering about Romney's seemingly unshakeable support in the business community. I ...
by benvautier
Comment Count 91 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 11:57 AM PDT with 363 Recommends
Note: I don't write this diary to engage in any counter-productive bitch sessions, to throw up my hands in despair, or to vent. I'm writing it because finally, FINALLY, I've seen enough evidence to ...
by benvautier
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Dec 11, 2010 at 12:53 PM PST with 36 Recommends
UPDATE: I put the denial in the body, sorry I was at work, didn't get to do this earlier. A bit late now, but better late than never. UPDATE: see slinkerwink's comment below, ...
by benvautier
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 07:33 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
UPDATE: here is a link to Robinson's source, an article by the historian Robert Paxton, "The Five Stages of Fascism." I apologize for posting a diary without checking the original source first, but ...
by benvautier
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 05:14 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
I started phone-banking last week, and I've been doing a couple of hours a day since then. Today I called a bunch of voters in Pennsylvania, and had long conversations with five undecided voters. ...
by benvautier
Comment Count 476 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 11:53 AM PDT with 1201 Recommends

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