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Old geezer living in Vancouver, WA, USA. Retired health-care professional who, in his youth, worked briefly as a newspaper reporter.

Diaries published: 43 (2518 days since last diary on Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 04:47 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 3059 (2083 days since last comment on Tue Sep 08, 2009 at 02:04 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 352

Total Comment Ratings: 9614

Most Recommended Diary: God Damn MSNBC, 79 comments, 30 recommends

People Following terry2wa: 3

terry2wa's Most Recent Diaries:

This is an edited repost of a rant I wrote as a comment in another diary, but I presumptuously fancied that it merited it's own diary posting, simply for the purposes of advancing discussion. There ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 04:47 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The boards here today seem to belie an undercurrent of sadness and disillusionment. Olbermann feels hurt. Obama supporters feel betrayed or compromised. Long-time bloggers feel unloved. It's just ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 04:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This morning I am asking you to indulge me in a point of personal privilege. The events of yesterday were, at least so far as I am concerned, every bit as momentous and as significant as the fall ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2008 at 05:01 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In the twilight hours of a West Coast dawn, anticipating the penultimate moments of a long and sometimes insufferable primary season, I find my thoughts turning now toward Denver and the ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2008 at 05:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The history of the Clinton campaign suggests that there will be no "Gentleman's Agreement", as the armistice negotiated between Generals Grant and Lee is styled by historians. So, in lieu of any ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 22, 2008 at 12:01 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This diary expands upon a comment I wrote last night in response to the Clinton win in West Virginia. I am a son of Appalachia, born and bred to a line of subsistence farmers and coal miners which ...
by terry2wa
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed May 14, 2008 at 02:54 PM PDT with 20 Recommends

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