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Long-time Vermonter from the Bronx. Yiddish-speaking very recently retired unlikely electric utility guy with genetically influenced socialist tendencies. I'm freelancing now!

Groups: Elders of Zion, These Green Mountains, New England Kossacks

Diaries published: 31 (358 days since last diary on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 11565 (262 days since last comment on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 06:22 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1189

Total Comment Ratings: 36610

Most Recommended Diary: This is not "Hooverism." Gimme a break...., 582 comments, 349 recommends

People Following itzik shpitzik: 26

itzik shpitzik's Most Recent Diaries:

I've been poking around electoral politics here in Vermont since the early 1980s, when I began helping others get elected, chairing the county Democratic committee, and even serving as state field ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
This is not a diary. This is funny , however!
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 11:17 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Many recent diaries and comments have covered or celebrated the removal of funds from large banks and their transfer to smaller, more local financial institutions, primarily credit ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 12:33 PM PST with 19 Recommends
... and sing and American Tune." As we we were taking a break on the deck, watching the sunset and eating a blessed meal of local and homegrown food, my wife put on Willie Nelson's version ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Jul 30, 2011 at 06:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Ouch! This story just out, from Time: The Weak Speaker: How a Failed Debt Vote Disarmed the Nation's Top Republican House Speaker John Boehner failed to ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 05:11 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I wrote this a few years ago, and it is precisely that time of year again where I live:
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 05:43 AM PDT with 13 Recommends

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