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I'm a chess master and linguist,journalist, press officer and an activist for a long, long time.

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Diaries published: 218 (282 days since last diary on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 04:41 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 6511 (99 days since last comment on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 11:28 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2336

Total Comment Ratings: 13171

Most Recommended Diary: America for Gore launches with $0.02 campaign, 207 comments, 268 recommends

People Following MakeChessNotWar: 37

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Makechessnotwar is back. With another election season upon us, I return as one of the Kosmos’s political linguists to lay down the law on framing and vocabulary. I will try to drop in whenever I ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 04:41 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There is much complaining and wringing of hands in the Kosmos over the Koch brothers over the financial contributions of the Koch brothers but to me this just raises the question where are all of ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 02:31 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Which has gotten more air time, the missing Malaysian airline are or lies contained in Republican ads? The answer is pretty clear and we have been hammered into some elections by the Koch money ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 02:55 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Part of my health care is covered by Medi-Cal, including all my medical transport needs (I am a triple amputee on dialysis. Medi-Cal has a ridiculous rule that I can only do one medical transport ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 11:44 AM PST with 5 Recommends
My usual approach to election campaigns is to try to come up with a clever idea for use on the campaign trail. For 2014 however I think a different plan might be. more successful. The goal next year ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 04:26 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Forgive me daily Kos gods, it has been a very long time since my last confession/diary (and forgive all voice recognition sins). I am provoked into writing today not by another example of evil in ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 02:55 PM PDT with 110 Recommends

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