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Proud North Carolinian and lifelong independent. Master's degree in International Relations, somewhat fluent in German and Mandarin. Have been to Australia, China and the Czech Republic (which should make me eminently qualified to be VP).

Diaries published: 9 (2251 days since last diary on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 06:11 PM PST)

Comments posted: 226 (2209 days since last comment on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 08:12 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 102

Total Comment Ratings: 426

Most Recommended Diary: Palin: Passports are for rich liberal kids, 77 comments, 30 recommends

People Following RedKing: 2

RedKing's Most Recent Diaries:

Yes, I said it. $%^& those precision-engineered, chocolate-covered bastards. Why?
by RedKing
Comment Count 139 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 06:11 PM PST with 6 Recommends
AIG announced a $61.7 billion dollar loss in the 4th quarter of 2008, the worst single-quarter loss in US corporate history. Annual losses for 2008 were $99.1 billion.
by RedKing
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2009 at 09:52 AM PST with 6 Recommends
With three days remaining in early voting in North Carolina, the statistics from the State Board of Elections show a nearly 30% turnout rate at this point. As of 10:00pm EST 10/29, of the state's 6,...
by RedKing
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 10:16 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Took my family to the NC State Fair today, now in it's fourth day. I was dismayed to see that McCain/Palin stickers (and other assorted Republican swag) outnumbered Obama/Biden/Democratic gear by a ...
by RedKing
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2008 at 08:23 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As a few other diarists have noted, the right-wing 501(c) group Freedom's Watch has decided to stick their greasy noses into the North Carolina senate race now that Liddy Dole is taking a beating in ...
by RedKing
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 05:21 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Time and time again in the post-debate punditry, the main criticism (usually from Republican wonks) of Biden was that he came off too "professorial". Meaning, I suppose, that he spoke coherently and ...
by RedKing
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 10:06 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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