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Diaries published: 20 (967 days since last diary on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 06:36 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1468 (108 days since last comment on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 01:00 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

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Total Recommends: 171

Total Comment Ratings: 3192

Most Recommended Diary: Hitler’s Willing Accomplices, 57 comments, 22 recommends

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halef's Most Recent Diaries:

Given the state of play in the US, it is no coincidence that fascism is being discussed. From my perspective, I agree that democracy is in danger in the US, as a result of planned, orchestrated and ...
by halef
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 06:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The German magazine Der Spiegel had a short article today saying that German corporations are predominantly donating to the Romney campaign; four years ago, the main recipient was the Obama campaign.
by halef
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 06:53 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
One of our - slightly left-leaning - national dailies ran a poll on who should play the villain in the next 007 movie...
by halef
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 09:44 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Throughout recorded history, empires from the Romans to today have encountered two perennial problems: military defeat in Afghanistan, and a crippling trade deficit with China. Victorian and (...
by halef
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Sep 24, 2010 at 12:51 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Highly recommend a book I just finished: Fritz Stern's "Gold and Iron - Bismarck, Bleichr�der and the Building of the German Empire". The book covers two main subjects: The relationship ...
by halef
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 11:08 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The current issue of the German news magazine Der Spiegel takes the extradition of the Ukrainian concentration camp guard John (formerly Ivan) Demyanyuk from the US to face trial in Germany as an ...
by halef
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu May 21, 2009 at 01:53 PM PDT with 22 Recommends

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