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Diaries published: 10 (910 days since last diary on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 08:36 PM PST)

Comments posted: 17 (899 days since last comment on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 08:26 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 105

Total Comment Ratings: 83

Most Recommended Diary: Sarah Palin's Interview Problem | A Diagnosis, 144 comments, 45 recommends

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ourisman's Most Recent Diaries:

A very short diary, but this is a hunch I've been harboring most of this year. I have held the theory that if the Dow Jones Industrial Average were to finish over 13,000 on the day of the election, ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 08:36 PM PST with 3 Recommends
It has been noticed that Romney did not claim all of his charitable deductions on his 2011 tax return. As Talking Points Memo pointed out, this was done "to artificially keep his effective tax ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Sep 21, 2012 at 09:27 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I had misgivings from the beginning about's attempt to defeat Joe Lieberman in the 2008 Connecticut primary. When MoveOn polled its members about challenging Lieberman, I voted "no." My ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 08:14 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I sat there listening to Sarah Palin's speech; it made no sense. It made even less sense after the second hearing, and less still after the third hearing. It suddenly occurred to me why the speech ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Jul 03, 2009 at 10:08 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
While there has been a lot of controversy and anger about Barack Obama's selection of Rick Warren to deliver the Invocation at his Inauguration, I think this is a great choice. Here's why. more ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 117 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2008 at 04:42 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Courts frequently employ the concept of legislative intent to resolve cases in which legal ambiguities must be adjudicated. In the case of Proposition 8, a slim majority of ...
by ourisman
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 07:33 PM PST with 2 Recommends

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