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Ginny Mayer's Profile

Ginny was the Democratic Candidate for CA's 35 Senate District in Orange County, CA in November, 2008. She has a Ph.D. and MA in E. Asian studies from Harvard and a BA from UC Berkeley. She currently teaches university-level social sciences.

Diaries published: 18 (473 days since last diary on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 11:14 AM PST)

Comments posted: 249 (221 days since last comment on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 06:18 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 432

Total Comment Ratings: 275

Most Recommended Diary: Confessions of an Obamacare advocate with cancelled policy, facing 38% premium hike, 463 comments, 281 recommends

People Following Ginny Mayer: 5

Ginny Mayer's Most Recent Diaries:

According to the Congressional Budget Office, as reported in Business Insider on Yahoo’s Finance page, “the ACA will reduce the total number of hours worked, on net, by about 1.5 percent to 2.0 ...
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 11:14 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I have been noting, here and elsewhere, conversations around the difficulties of some phase of signing up for Obamacare from identifying providers to filling out paperwork to “clinching the deal”
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 12:04 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Comparisons with Nazism come cheap these days, used against anything right wingers hate. I have frequently found these comparisons outrageous – as the daughter of East European Jews, I do not ...
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 01:10 PM PST with 19 Recommends
I have been reading the declarations of how things will be so much better for everyone after the Affordable Care Act plans kick in next year. I am an advocate of quality universal health care, and ...
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 463 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM PST with 281 Recommends
I'm sure many of us saw John Boehner declaring last night that the Health Care Bill is "Armageddon" and will "ruin our country." Let's pretend that we believe Republicans really do give a rat's ...
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 01:12 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
So I'm reading my morning paper (Los Angeles Time) and I see this: " Bush asks for Justice probe in ...
by Ginny Mayer
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2008 at 08:11 AM PDT with 34 Recommends

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