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I'm Dave Hearn, an Iowa Democratic activist. Former film and music critic and magazine editor; Professional musician/composer/arranger/producer and an optician in a private optometric practice. Twitter @DHinIA

Real Name: Dave Hearn

Location: Iowa

Occupation: Musician

Groups: Seriously Seeking Cinema, I follow Michael Moore @ the Daily Kos

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Twitter: DHinIA

Diaries published: 31 (1560 days since last diary on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 12:59 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1943 (1500 days since last comment on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 09:02 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 868

Total Comment Ratings: 7936

Most Recommended Diary: Goodbye for now (revised #4 I'm out), 262 comments, 347 recommends

People Following DHinIA: 8

DHinIA's Most Recent Diaries:

I haven't been very active on DKos for a while. The whining got to me, and also I went through a period of despondence over the serial compromises of the President on issues that I feel strongly ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 12:59 PM PST with 12 Recommends
This site is built on a love of progressive politics. We are called upon by Kos to elect more and better Democrats, and we all agree with that simple aim, but what we really love, though, are the ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 17, 2010 at 09:33 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The typical DKos answer, right up front: People won't listen to me!! (Imagine whimpering and whining tones amplified well above the pain threshold, because, in the DKos tradition, feelings will be ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 09:55 AM PST with 6 Recommends
UPDATE. Thanks to everyone for the kind comments, but I need to be more clear. This diary is not a plea for help. I'vegot tons of help in my life. My regrets were presented, possibly, a bit ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 10:50 PM PST with 22 Recommends
The following essay was written for the purpose of winning the WaPo punditry contest. It will not win for a variety of reasons, the most important being that it was never submitted to the WaPo ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 11:54 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I love dkos. I have enjoyed commenting and writing diaries. There is nothing wrong with this site as far as I'm concerned. But, I'm gonna stop writing here for a while. There are several reasons I ...
by DHinIA
Comment Count 262 comments on Tue Sep 15, 2009 at 10:12 PM PDT with 347 Recommends

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