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Frustrated progressive seeking to learn how we might get beyond the politics and bring real hope and positive change our country.

Diaries published: 10 (531 days since last diary on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST)

Comments posted: 40 (291 days since last comment on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 81

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: The Myth of the Job Creator , 50 comments, 50 recommends

People Following rpwatkins: 3

rpwatkins's Most Recent Diaries:

In his diary “I Don’t Want Health Insurance; I Don’t Need Insurance” Rolandz describes an encounter with an individual who cursed the ACA and the lack of “personal responsibility” by all ...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The popular notion of the so-called “Job Creator” is a myth. Yet the very idea of Job Creators represents the most basic argument in the Supply Side story, a concept which postulates that ...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 04:05 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Recent news concerning bad lending practices by Bank of America has really been stirring up the Blogosphere. It is amusing to hear the popular retort in comments around the Internet concerning this ...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 09:34 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Like many people on this blog I voted for Obama. And like many people he’s given me much to be disillusioned about. Speaking for myself, and I imagine others, I had just hoped for more. Arguably a ...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 04:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Fantasy Island Are Republicans losing their grip on reality? By Jacob Weisberg Posted Friday, May 20, 2011, at 12:22 PM ET http://www.slate.com/id/2295128/#add-...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 02:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I voted for President Obama. I thought he was the most sensible option. I still think he was the right choice at the time. But I’m disappointed, very disappointed. He’s letting the Republicans ...
by rpwatkins
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 02:34 PM PDT with 7 Recommends

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