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I'm an English professor at Temple University, the lucky husband of Keely McCarthy, and the happy father of Talia Rose and Sasha Joel Newman.

Diaries published: 16 (598 days since last diary on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 06:58 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 126 (198 days since last comment on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 97

Total Comment Ratings: 401

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snewman's Most Recent Diaries:

I can't help but remember the first time I encountered the Tea Party. It was a Town Hall Meeting on the ACA held by Rep. Joe Sestak at a church on Broad Street; my Dad happened to be in town, and so ...
by snewman
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 06:58 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Words seem obscene in the face of the Newtown shootings. I really don't want to talk about it right now. All I really want to do is run to my children's classrooms to make sure they're OK and hug ...
by snewman
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 11:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Why is this my reaction? The media buzz will be "Romney won." It may fire up his troops--I think my liberal friends who think it won't b/c he portrayed himself as a moderate are misunderstanding ...
by snewman
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 08:18 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I don't mean to diminish Mr. Jobs' talents or the effects his stepping aside may have on Apple's employees, stockholders, or the Culture at Large. But what strikes me in the hurricane of media ...
by snewman
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 07:10 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As I contemplated Bachmann's strong showing in the Iowa Meth Poll drives out T-Paw, an intriguing possibility occurred to me: We might see a bizarre revisiting of the toxic dynamic between Hillary ...
by snewman
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 07:57 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I dashed this off this afternoon after thinking about Gov. Corbett's budget address. I imagine it as an op-ed where I am given WAY more room than I would actually be given. In a more liberal ...
by snewman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 08, 2011 at 06:30 PM PST with 3 Recommends

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