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When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist. -- Dom Hélder Câmara (1909-1999).

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Diaries published: 63 (1943 days since last diary on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 05:09 AM PST)

Comments posted: 888 (517 days since last comment on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 12:26 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 478

Total Comment Ratings: 2874

Most Recommended Diary: CA-04: I gave Charlie Brown $10.01 and he called me!!!, 26 comments, 47 recommends

People Following hoipolloi: 3

hoipolloi's Most Recent Diaries:

There's that voice modulation thing he does when his rhetoric is emphasizing a deep commitment. You know the one I mean where his voice gets deeper and little gravely as if the thought is so ...
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 05:09 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Some thoughts that have been bouncing around in my head for a while came into somewhat better focus while reading Steve Benin's take on the WaPo's "
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 12:11 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Bonddad's recent diary An Economic Chicken and Egg Story accurately documents that the rate of ...
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 06:04 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
For anyone wondering when the recently passed stimulus package (ARRA) will take effect, let me announce that my wife and I were recently stimulated in the form of an offset and subsidy to our COBRA ...
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 09:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
To the sound of knashing of teeth... Here's Wiktionary's take: bipartisanship noun. Cooperation between competing political ...
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 07:26 AM PST with 6 Recommends
As some may be aware I was laid off from Government Sachs on Wednesday, November 5th. (Yeah, Obama won! BTW, you're unemployed.) I took the gig (contract programming) the week Bear Stearns went ...
by hoipolloi
Comment Count 48 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 12:36 PM PST with 11 Recommends

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