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Wanna-be polymath interested in science, computing, linguistics, Constitutional law, politics, security and privacy, history, music, outdoor sports, wine, literature, mathematics and electronics.

Diaries published: 42 (2092 days since last diary on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 04:48 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 370 (1813 days since last comment on Tue Jun 08, 2010 at 10:59 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3244

Total Comment Ratings: 4090

Most Recommended Diary: Breaking: former-NSA whistleblower on KO says domestic spying much worse (Update X6), 477 comments, 775 recommends

People Following RiderOnTheStorm: 16

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He was prudent, and smart, and planned ahead: he bought a long-term care policy, for himself and for his wife. And he made the payments for them, always on time, month after month, year after year.
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 288 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 04:48 AM PDT with 544 Recommends
I dearly hope I'm not being unduly alarmist here, but given recent events, it's difficult for me to judge. So let me just pass along the report from ...
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 641 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 12:49 PM PDT with 630 Recommends
Tim Finin sent an alarming note across ...
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 110 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 03:20 PM PST with 47 Recommends
The federal government churns out a LOT of documents every working day -- every branch, every agency, every office. The result is a blizzard of paper that's unwieldly and bulky and expensive...and ...
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 10:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
There's a front-page diary here at the moment entitled: Team Coleman Fakes Website Crash which in turn links to ...
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 07:42 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Kay Yow, women's basketball coach for North Carolina State University, died tonight, after a long, tenacious fight against cancer. I could try to sum her up in numbers -- 66 years old, 737 wins, 11 ...
by RiderOnTheStorm
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2009 at 07:01 PM PST with 15 Recommends

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