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Diaries published: 53 (235 days since last diary on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 09:21 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 2211 (1 day since last comment on Sun May 24, 2015 at 10:53 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 765

Total Comment Ratings: 1672

Most Recommended Diary: Dems win VA Special Election, 112 comments, 270 recommends

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gtomkins's Most Recent Diaries:

No, it's not Ebola. It's not Coronary Artery Disease. It's not even all the cancers put together. The biggest threat to public health in the US is the denial of care to everyone.
by gtomkins
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 09:21 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
As today's Morning Election Digest on the VA-AG race points out, we may have some sort of manual recount of optically scanned ballots in that race. I'm not familiar enough with the new law to know ...
by gtomkins
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 11:11 AM PST with 3 Recommends
You may have noticed a series of ads by American Crossroads that often run in what I assume is the premium ad space at the top of this site, or top right sidebar. They urge you to vote against the ...
by gtomkins
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 10:41 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
The idea of using an obscure provision of a 1996 law about platinum coinage to defang the debt ceiling was aired back in 2011 during the first ceiling crisis, but it never attracted much mainstream ...
by gtomkins
Comment Count 214 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 59 Recommends
Voter ID laws are only the beginning. Voter ID is the least of what they have in store to suppress the vote. They only did it first to test the waters, see just how far SCOTUS will let them go in ...
by gtomkins
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 09:42 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
One of the items cited in this morning's Abbreviated ...
by gtomkins
Comment Count 132 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 06:44 PM PDT with 54 Recommends

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