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Science fiction fan and political junkie. Radical Middle of the Roader. Essayist, interviewer, radio producer, conceptual artist.

Groups: NetrootsNation, Les Miserables

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Diaries published: 58 (573 days since last diary on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:56 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 781 (402 days since last comment on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 09:21 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 461

Total Comment Ratings: 2585

Most Recommended Diary: BREAKING:  Police Raid Home in Mpls over RNC protests, 21 comments, 42 recommends

People Following Baron Dave: 4

Baron Dave's Most Recent Diaries:

I had Les Misérables on the Kindle, so read it a bit at a time. Glad I went that route, as reading a book that thick in bed would have given me carpal tunnel syndrome. I never quite got into it, ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:56 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today was the launch of Al Jazeera America , replacing Current TV on cable channels, and I've only been watching for an hour or so, but I'm impressed. I came in on the tail end of a discussion on ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 03:34 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I'm reading Les Misérables , more or less at the same pace as the augustin . In any event, I just finished the first book, on the Kindle. The translation and transliteration seem iffy; the ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 03:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
US Congress passes authoritarian anti-protest law A bill passed Monday in the US House of Representatives and Thursday in the Senate would make it a felony—a serious criminal offense punishable ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 01:09 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Why did I pop for a lifetime subscription to DailyKos? Short answer: What the heck. It was a Channukkah present to myself. I read dKos all the time, and might as well avoid the ads. Longer ...
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 10:25 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I went downtown on Monday, the federal Columbus Day, to visit and talk with people at Occupy Minnesota . I was on assignment from my radio station,
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 09:14 AM PDT with 27 Recommends

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