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I'm a socially liberal and fiscally moderate attorney. I grew up in small towns in the Midwest and have since lived in New York City, Spain, Los Angeles and Portland, OR. I have now settled in beautiful Sonoma, CA.

Location: Sonoma, CA, USA

Occupation: Attorney

Hobbies: Triathlon, Tennis

Diaries published: 10 (733 days since last diary on Fri May 24, 2013 at 03:47 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 23 (733 days since last comment on Fri May 24, 2013 at 04:34 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 462

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Unrepresentative Democracy − The House of Representatives and the American Vote Not Represented, 147 comments, 172 recommends

People Following RobElders: 2

RobElders's Most Recent Diaries:

Of course, when we consider the so-called ‘IRS scandal,’ we should all agree that no applicant for federal tax exemption should be treated differently than another based on their disparate ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 03:47 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
“I’m really concerned that ‘too big to fail’ has become ‘too big for trial.’” Last Thursday, newly elected Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren grilled bank regulators during her ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 08:41 AM PST with 36 Recommends
“The American people chose divided government.” Well, that’s yet another ‘half truth’ from failed Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 147 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 08:30 PM PST with 172 Recommends
“Obama is a socialist!” No, I certainly don’t think so, but my quotation marks might imply that someone else said so. But, of course, many people have said so. Sarah Palin recently said so ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 05:28 PM PST with 12 Recommends
“The arc of history is long, but it bends toward justice.” Those iconic words were first spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. and they have been repeated by President Barack Obama. On ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 10:53 PM PST with 44 Recommends
If he was alive today and paying even modest attention to the American budget and debt melodrama, Winston Churchill, the iconic and quotable former British Prime Minister, would likely add some ...
by RobElders
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 10:06 PM PST with 42 Recommends

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