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I came from nowhere and am working my way back.

DOB: October 1941

Gender: male

Location: Northern California, California, USA

Occupation: writer

Groups: Occupy Wall Street

Hobbies: Zen, music, motorcycles, reading.

Diaries published: 43 (134 days since last diary on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 01:45 PM PST)

Comments posted: 360 (133 days since last comment on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 09:15 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 708

Total Comment Ratings: 81

Most Recommended Diary: 2nd Amendment Clap-Trap, 534 comments, 256 recommends

People Following sfzendog: 18

sfzendog's Most Recent Diaries:

Let me begin by insisting that there is never an acceptable rationale to murder. I say this as a Buddhist priest and as a simple human assertion. No insult however grievous justifies murder. Not ...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 01:45 PM PST with 7 Recommends
On the day Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, the local Ku Klux Klan began raising funds to defend the policeman who shot him. This was an overt example (alongside the ...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 10:49 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
“ When you have a system based on money, anticipating results which are antithetical to money’s interests is folly and delusion.” Me. I have always loathed the expression “We get ...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 10:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I pulled this diary, because after I wrote it, I happened to turn on Bill Moyers and heard my friend Andrew Bacevich, a 23 year military vet, historian, West Pointer, and superb moral thinker (...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Having followed the Sandy Hook tragedy and grieving with the rest of the Nation, I am pleasantly (and I hope not prematurely) surprised by the mature tenor of the National dialogue. The ...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:13 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Imagine that you’re negotiating around a table. Five people say, working out a thorny issue, together. Things get a bit heated and one of the parties, lays a pistol on the table. Changes ...
by sfzendog
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 02:53 PM PST with 6 Recommends

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