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Shocko from Seattle's Profile

Semi-retired music critic, freelance writer and designer of printed things; parent; coffee jerk. Amateur grower of things to eat.

Diaries published: 73 (824 days since last diary on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 08:02 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1404 (582 days since last comment on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 08:07 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1158

Total Comment Ratings: 6605

Most Recommended Diary: Somebody tell me how this ends well. A report from backlines of our economy., 103 comments, 77 recommends

People Following Shocko from Seattle: 16

Shocko from Seattle's Most Recent Diaries:

In today's New York Times Nobel laureate Paul Krugman argues that raising the minimum wage is good economic policy and will have little or no impact on business. In the purity of statistical ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 136 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 08:02 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I have roughly five minutes to type this, but had to share. David Williams, one of the leaders of the Republican party in Kentucky, went to speak to the University of Kentucky Law School -- at his ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 03:53 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Cross-posted at . In the spring of 1973 my father -- then and now an eminent historian specializing ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 05:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This is fast and off the top of my head, but I listened to Rep. Boehner on the morning radio chatting about how small business couldn't hire new staff if it didn't get a tax break, and my head about ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 08, 2010 at 07:09 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Cross-posted at , not that it matters. I feel like telling a story tonight. It has nothing to do with anything, but it does have the ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Aug 28, 2010 at 04:38 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I need to say goodbye to an old friend. As it turned out, he has been dead for almost two decades, but I only discovered this late last night. We last spoke in 1979, but, then, I’ve been out ...
by Shocko from Seattle
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 16, 2010 at 04:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends

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