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I am an old-fashioned, 1960s-style liberal. I first became involved in liberal politics working on Eugene McCarthy's presidential run in 1968, and I've never looked back.

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Twitter: @BobFishell

Diaries published: 35 (1043 days since last diary on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 07:55 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 2006 (3 days since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 05:15 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 579

Total Comment Ratings: 5691

Most Recommended Diary: [AK-Sen] Miller's done. Stick a fork in him., 154 comments, 265 recommends

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Cross-posted from Nothing Much to Say As a rule, I avoid right-wing websites. I always feel like I've walked into a redneck bar with a blaring jukebox and a bunch of menacing characters with scowls ...
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 07:55 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I took this as a kind of joke, in response to Eric the Red's asinine "We arethe 53%" Tumblr . After I thought about it, I decided it was more appropriate to post ...
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 14, 2011 at 04:17 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This is going to be short, sweet, and to the point: Via my Twitter feed , a few minutes ago: Me: #WHChat, we can pay for this without ...
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 01:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The drama and tension have been building for weeks now. On August 2, the U.S. Government will run out of money. We will default on our debt. Markets around the world will crash. Social Security ...
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 07:28 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
We've all got the news that Sarah Palin won't be making an appearance on tonight's Fox News debate - but neither will Romney nor anyone else of consequence. But how long will she keep the tease ...
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 09:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Mixed reactions around the blogosphere about Boehner needing Democratic votes to pass the budget bill. Reaction from the left has been, effectively, "Yeah, so what? He still won." Writing in WaPo,
by Fish in Illinois
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 08:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend

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