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Diaries published: 21 (897 days since last diary on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 07:14 AM PST)

Comments posted: 733 (59 days since last comment on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 05:27 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 182

Total Comment Ratings: 1521

Most Recommended Diary: Climate Change Denialism -- A view from the top of the food chain, 71 comments, 83 recommends

People Following boatwright: 6

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There is always a need to balance our constitutional rights against the needs of our society for peace, safety, and fellowship.
by boatwright
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 07:14 AM PST with 0 Recommends
It would help a bunch if all candidates for public office, especially those Republicans who think government is "just like any other business" were required to take introductory college Economics 101.
by boatwright
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 02:44 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The denial of climate research and science in general is, I am afraid, only a small part of the problem. Right now, I sit in an electrified, gas heated building, typing on a fossil fuel powered ...
by boatwright
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 05:30 AM PST with 83 Recommends
The anxious quality of the discussion about the events in Japan prompted my to post a couple of long comments to an excellent plain-language diary on nuclear energy and the health effects of ...
by boatwright
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 10:03 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
There has been quite a bit of news lately about Chinese efforts to monopolize the production of rare-earth minerals necessary for the manufacture of modern electronic devices. There is also a great ...
by boatwright
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Oct 20, 2010 at 06:08 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I make my living as a craftsman. Working with one's hands for a living gives the mind freedom to puzzle about the news of the day. Yesterday was sunny, the first really warm afternoon since last ...
by boatwright
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2009 at 06:03 AM PDT with 10 Recommends

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