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Software Engineer, Democrat, Dean Supporter

Home Page: http://www.lessig.org/blog

Diaries published: 41 (243 days since last diary on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 06:16 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 553 (243 days since last comment on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 06:16 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 331

Total Comment Ratings: 177

Most Recommended Diary: This is why I'm a liberal, 151 comments, 150 recommends

People Following bhurt: 3

bhurt's Most Recent Diaries:

Hello, America of 2024! This is Brian Hurt, writing you from the far distant past of late 2014. Last night, President Obama just started bombing Iraq. Again. The failure of this bombing to ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 06:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Consider an alternate earth, where liberals responded to Obama's buget proposal by saying things like "“The vast majority of the Democratic base believes that Social Security is a non-negotiable ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 11:18 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
As a general rule, in politics, you don't get what you don't demand. Simply because you demand it doesn't mean you get it- but of the things you don't demand, you get very few. When I state it ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 09:28 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
There's an old saying that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it'll jump right out again. But if you put a frog into a pot of lukewarm water, and heat it up slowly enough, the frog will ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 10:34 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one. Friedrich Nietzsche The problem with the Conway ad is not so much the ad itself, but ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 132 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 04:41 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There is a difference, people, between seats and votes. The right understands this. The left does not. This is why 41 is greater than 59. When the time comes to actually pass legislation, it's ...
by bhurt
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 08:52 PM PST with 4 Recommends

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