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The son of a depression era WWII veteran, union member and sportsfan I've always understood the importance of real democracy, real collectivism and real teamwork.

Diaries published: 38 (424 days since last diary on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 12:26 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 925 (424 days since last comment on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 12:26 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 505

Total Comment Ratings: 1218

Most Recommended Diary: A.P.: “Republican Losses Obscure US Drift To Right” – We didn’t “drift” we were pushed!, 61 comments, 95 recommends

People Following jetfan: 3

jetfan's Most Recent Diaries:

There’s “Freedom and Liberty” the abstract big idea that all Americans bow to and exalt as God granted rights, or at the very least the minimum aspirations of man. And then there’s the ...
by jetfan
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 12:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cross posted at The Polislice The Houston Chronicle now regrets the election of Ted Cruz. But hold on because the Op-Ed is a brilliant piece of head-explodingly silly burying of the lede.
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Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 12:58 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Convenience is killing us. I say that in regard, mostly, to how “convenience” food is anything but for ones health and well being, but what got me thinking about this was bank fraud. I had to ...
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Comment Count 34 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 07:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Cross posted at Polislice.com Big “food” manufacturing companies like General Foods, Kraft, General Mills, Nestle, Nabisco, etc. have long relied on old favorites fat, sugar and salt to make ...
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Comment Count 103 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
Cross posted at www.polislice.com That construction has several fathers (Jefferson, Lincoln and Justices Jackson, Goldberg, Posner) but I think Jefferson’s is the best for illustration purposes. ...
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Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 06:12 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Crossposted at Polislice.com In the Summer of 2011 my 92 year old father was faced with a diagnosis of terminal heart failure – maybe 3 months to live, unless he underwent heart valve replacement ...
by jetfan
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 07:15 AM PDT with 46 Recommends

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