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A Louisville, Ky, boy who opted out of the rat race (and recession) and is spending the year (or more) living overseas. Currently (Since July) in Beirut, lived in Cairo for 8 months before that.

Gender: Male

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Occupation: Student

Diaries published: 9 (584 days since last diary on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 02:20 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 69 (475 days since last comment on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 01:25 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 710

Total Comment Ratings: 4

Most Recommended Diary: Unexpected Reaction to Obama's announcement, 268 comments, 635 recommends

People Following BlueinLouisville: 6

BlueinLouisville's Most Recent Diaries:

There's a nice quote from Reid on one of the front page posts right now: If Republicans want to trim Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid, Reid said, they'd have to give on tax revenue in exchange.
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 02:20 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
At 3:05 p.m. Friday my roommate told me the pants I'd just put on to wear to work were too big for me, and I should change into jeans. At about the same time, less than a kilometer away a bomb went ...
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 03:55 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I've spent the summer in the states, and just got back to Beirut last week. Tonight was my first time really getting out of my neighborhood (Gemayze). Went with a friend downtown, then grabbed a ...
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Quick and short thoughts on Mursi. Spent the afternoon waiting for the election committee to announce that Shafiq had won, listened to Faruoq's entire agonizing blow by blow account of every single ...
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 08:55 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I've been dismissive and resentful to Obama's (previous!!!) refusal to endorse marriage equality. I've said for the last year that when he finally does endorse it, presumably after the election, he ...
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 268 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 12:56 PM PDT with 635 Recommends
When a consumer defaults on debt, their credit rating is hurt, and their ability to borrow funds in the future is greatly reduced. But when a corporation defaults on debt, it doesn't necessarily ...
by BlueinLouisville
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 07:09 AM PST with 2 Recommends

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