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Idaho native. Lived all over the country but home calls. 32, Mormon and liberal, which makes for interesting (i.e. heated) conversations with family and friends about politics. Lover of classical music and Bruce Springsteen.

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Diaries published: 8 (2094 days since last diary on Fri Aug 28, 2009 at 10:40 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 944 (1659 days since last comment on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 10:55 PM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: Momentum Shifting: Gates Foundation Dumps Millions in Health Care Stock. (Updated x 3), 260 comments, 491 recommends

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And pretty badly too--every major political figure in the state.
by smileyman
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Aug 28, 2009 at 10:40 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
So how does the state of Idaho elect a liberal governor for four terms and an even more liberal Senator for three terms? Follow me below the fold as we talk about the 50 state strategy and what it ...
by smileyman
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 07:31 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
What's really in HR 3200. Can you cite verse and chapter like the best of our Congresscritters can, or do you rely on the summaries and talking points generated by others? If you want to know what ...
by smileyman
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 08:31 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
During the course of this debate on health care reform it's become increasingly clear to me that very few people have actually read this bill. Certainly not the deathers, nor their corporate media ...
by smileyman
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 07:20 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In any sporting contest, you'll often hear the announcers talking about a play, or series of plays that changed the momentum of the game and reversed a previously foregone conclusion. Well, I ...
by smileyman
Comment Count 260 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 12:27 PM PDT with 491 Recommends
It started when she was 12. Her legs were numb all the time and she couldn't figure out why. Since they had just moved from Oklahoma to Idaho she figured that she was just cold, so she cranked ...
by smileyman
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 03:31 PM PDT with 36 Recommends

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