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Diaries published: 9 (646 days since last diary on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 97 (646 days since last comment on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 11:30 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 117

Total Comment Ratings: 307

Most Recommended Diary: TIVO REMINDER: delete ABC season-passes tonight!, 42 comments, 31 recommends

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mpowers's Most Recent Diaries:

I got one of those wingnut mass email forwards from my uncle again, but it was too rich to ignore. So I wasted the better part of an hour composing a response. Since it's going to be largely lost ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 31, 2010 at 07:54 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I was reading my Sunday must-read (Frank Rich) and he had an interesting aside that caught my eye: As Wall Street titans grabbed bonuses based on illusory, short-term paper profits, so ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 181 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 05:31 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Can we please get some ads that start like this: "This message is approved by Barack Obama and verified by ABC News, the Wall Street Journal, and Factcheck.org." We all ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2008 at 05:59 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
How did things come to this? My wife takes a phone call. Caller: (Young woman's voice) Is Michael there? (Eyebrow raised.) Can I ask who's calling? Caller: It's Tiffany B[last name ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 08:56 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've been reading nytimes.com since it launched back in the 90s, so I'm a longtime reader of all of the staples of the grey lady, going back to Safire and Modo. While Frank Rich is my hands down ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2008 at 06:06 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Like a lot of people, I just got this email in my inbox. I'm not giving them a damn dime nor dollar. I doubt anyone reads the inbox at info@johnkerry.com or info@bornfighting.com (my Senator's ...
by mpowers
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2007 at 03:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends

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