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Diaries published: 7 (654 days since last diary on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 13 (653 days since last comment on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 05:51 PM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: The Real Obama: Why Supporters and Detractors are Out of Touch, 34 comments, 8 recommends

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This article originally appeared on my former blog for the Utica Phoenix, an independent newspaper located in Utica, NY. For personal reasons, I had to have the blog temporarily removed. I hope it ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The purpose of this article is not to declare why guns aren't needed, or that people shouldn't have access to them. Rather it is simply to illustrate the alternative means through which power, true, ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 07:09 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I never wanted to be rich. Famous, perhaps. As a child. However, when I used to pretend that I was being interviewed on late night talk shows, talking into the bathroom mirror as a prepubescent, ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 26, 2012 at 12:08 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In my hometown of Utica, NY, the Utica City School Board elections were held on May 15th and the turnout was dismal at best. 3,733 people out of a total population of 62,235. Why does this happen? ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 10:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This is going to be the first in a series of essays which puts scrutiny to the major harking points of the Republican Party, their voters, and the Tea Party over the last three years. Remember, ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 01:51 AM PST with 5 Recommends
If you're in your late twenties or older, and a fan of Saturday Night Live, you might recall Victoria Jackson . She was never more than a ...
by derek scarlino
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 04:14 PM PST with 6 Recommends

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