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Diaries published: 6 (457 days since last diary on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST)

Comments posted: 296 (16 days since last comment on Sun May 17, 2015 at 05:21 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 95

Total Comment Ratings: 59

Most Recommended Diary: 1914: A Cautionary Tale, 56 comments, 42 recommends

People Following Reston history guy: 4

Reston history guy's Most Recent Diaries:

Over the past few days, there have been multiple diaries and heavy commenting on the situation in Ukraine. What is notable about the arguments---apart from their intensity--is how often those ...
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 18 Recommends
--said by Winston Churchill, rallying the British people to resist German invasion in September 1940. Fortunately, the British people and the world were spared that horrific invasion and the ...
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Many comments and diaries have discussed whether the United States should launch cruise missiles against the Assad regime in Syria. The legality and morality of this has been discussed at ...
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Yorktown left a bitter taste in the mouth of the British ruling elite. It was because of memories of losing America that they conceded self-government so easily and quickly to Canada (the ...
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 05:45 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Reading Yahoo comments or watching right-wingers on T.V., or reading spectacular bits of wingnuttery quoted in DK diaries, one is struck not only by the shallowness of the arguments, but much more ...
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 03:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
97 years ago, Europe and the world were grappling with business as usual: worker strikes, angry disputes between Left and Right, and the usual run of sex scandals. No one anticipated war (except,
by Reston history guy
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 42 Recommends

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