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Diaries published: 20 (1982 days since last diary on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 07:58 AM PST)

Comments posted: 6038 (969 days since last comment on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 124

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Most Recommended Diary: Obama's Predictions for Today and Beyond., 18 comments, 21 recommends

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LongTom's Most Recent Diaries:

With all the end-of-decade chit-chat floating turgidly through the holiday atmosphere, here's my own take, since I haven't seen anything close to it in the media so far. To wit: the first millenial ...
by LongTom
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 07:58 AM PST with 6 Recommends
How is it possible, after all the problems we've had with outbreaks of murderous violence in schools, that a Delaware elementary school student can walk onto the school grounds wielding a knife in ...
by LongTom
Comment Count 363 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 10:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
"He should be taken out and shot," the words of the always-effervescent Cokie Roberts rang through the talking head universe. And this opinion seems to be not just limited to establishment, country ...
by LongTom
Comment Count 487 comments on Sun Oct 04, 2009 at 10:12 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Here we have a bill that rewards exactly the wrong people, viz., those who shoveled their money into their gas tanks for the past 15 or so years by buying monster SUVs and 8 cylinder behemoths. Where'
by LongTom
Comment Count 136 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 04:10 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
According to a study released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the Obama Administration would do far better to simply give struggling homeowners cash instead of trying to incentivize ...
by LongTom
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jul 07, 2009 at 06:46 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A month or so ago, I posted a diary complaining about the stone wall a close friend had hit in applying for one of Obama's much-ballyhooed 2 percent mortgages. So far, the concept of "incentivizing" ...
by LongTom
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 06:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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