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Brooklyn, NYC

Diaries published: 35 (984 days since last diary on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 10:05 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 7454 (1 day since last comment on Thu May 21, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2151

Total Comment Ratings: 29730

Most Recommended Diary: One More: Moving from Clinton to Obama, 429 comments, 494 recommends

People Following Torta: 13

Torta's Most Recent Diaries:

As President Obama (that's President Obama - a phrase I never tire of deploying) takes the stage tonight in Charlotte, the markets -- Dow, NASDAQ, S&P 500 -- have all posted huge gains today and ...
by Torta
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 01:46 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Romney Tax Filings Flap shows no signs of abating. Dana Bash (who somewhat-corroborated Harry Reid's claim**) just posted [http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/07/politics/reid-romney-taxes/index.html?hpt=
by Torta
Comment Count 198 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 09:10 AM PDT with 304 Recommends
It's clear the prize is "10 full years of Mitt Romney's tax filings." It is equally clear, no way no how: Mitt Romney will not release them. He says now it's a matter of principle, but all parties ...
by Torta
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 08:25 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Just saw [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/09/us/politics/obama-seeks-2013-tax-cuts-within-limits.html?_r=1&hp&pagewanted=all this news item] that President Obama will be making an announcement today ...
by Torta
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 04:51 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I know, I know: "PLEASE stop diarying about this person. PLEASE make her go away." But consider the upside (for Democrats) to such an ill-fated gambit on Palin's part. And consider this a hint ...
by Torta
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Nov 17, 2010 at 09:52 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I tried eating vegan 17 years ago, in response to reading John Robbins' [http://www.amazon.com/Diet-New-America-John-Robbins/dp/0915811812 Diet For a New America]. That first attempt didn't go so ...
by Torta
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 10:01 AM PDT with 12 Recommends

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