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Expat with a lingering addiction to American politics

Diaries published: 18 (1743 days since last diary on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 07:47 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 508 (1019 days since last comment on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 05:09 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 131

Total Comment Ratings: 1609

Most Recommended Diary: Letter to Rachel-Maddow's History of Israel, 151 comments, 52 recommends

People Following Balanz: 2

Balanz's Most Recent Diaries:

“The only thing wrong with peace is you can’t make no money from it.” - Gil Scott Heron “Work for Peace” Spirits, 1994 Nor can you maintain ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 07:47 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Yes, I see things from a perspective of race in addition to garden variety material exploitation. I truly recognize that race is a social construct used to support class division in a “divide ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 04:47 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
One thing that struck me about the speed that led to error with this recent Shirley Sherrod case is that I think it belies a belief in the racist judgment or stupidity of at least part of the Obama ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jul 25, 2010 at 01:29 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
“Investigators never followed up . . .” According to Justin Elliot’...
by Balanz
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Feb 18, 2010 at 08:35 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Perhaps it’s time to consider a shift in a common paradigm. We are in the minority. Yes, poll after poll shows majority support for a public option but how many people are out there doing ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 12:10 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Through it all, he rarely complained. It just wasn’t part of who he was to do so. For the last 48 years of his life he had health insurance from the military and, following active duty, ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 23, 2009 at 08:32 AM PST with 3 Recommends

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