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Discontented for about 83 years. Married for 57 of the better ones. Writer, amateur musician, traveler, professional sloth.

DOB: 1/1/1930

Gender: M

Location: Portland, Oregon

Diaries published: 204 (8 days since last diary on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 696 (8 days since last comment on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1183

Total Comment Ratings: 538

Most Recommended Diary: Are We Wal-Mart?, 110 comments, 115 recommends

People Following boguseconomist: 11

boguseconomist's Most Recent Diaries:

Just a tiny question: If someone is against spending more money to help Israelis and that makes him anti-Israel, then what do we call Republicans who are against spending money to help American ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
As I have written numerous times, the Pledge of Allegiance may well be the most sarcastic paragraph our children have ever been convinced (or coerced) into reciting. First, make no mistake - it is ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 05:17 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Before one can tell whether something is working right, we have to ask what it's supposed to do. I maintain capitalism is doing exactly what it was designed to do and is doing it well. One mistake ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 06:05 PM PST with 6 Recommends
We're hearing grumbles from he "left" about Barack Obama. He speaks well, but he isn't following up on his rhetoric to combat the corporate takeover of America, the rental of the Congress and the ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 09:32 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The vexing problem of thousands of children daring to seek what was promised on the Statue of Liberty in the radical, commie-socialist poem of Emma Lazarus ("Give me your tired, your poor, your ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 01:12 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This will be a shortie. The test I propose is a measure of true as opposed to phony patriotism fed to the American public on this solemn holiday honoring our fallen men and women in the battle to ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 08:14 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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