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NYC burbs - blue collar family, 'aspirational' Republicans - only 'poor' people were Democrats. Gave up with Nixon have gotten more progressive over time. I remain Independent. First in family to go to college. Engineer - mainly operations.

Groups: Occupy Wall Street

Diaries published: 294 (322 days since last diary on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 05:19 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 10482 (1 day since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 01:07 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4541

Total Comment Ratings: 27276

Most Recommended Diary: "Class Warfare" , 409 comments, 341 recommends

People Following xrepub: 40

xrepub's Most Recent Diaries:

I just finished reading through the Sunday NY Times - late in the evening, after a full day working, doing exactly what the article I just finished said we as Americans DON'T do anymore. http://...
by xrepub
Comment Count 180 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 01:55 AM PDT with 155 Recommends
Bloomberg and others are reporting that Corzine ordered customer funds transferred http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-23/mf-global-s-corzine-ordered-funds-moved-to-jpmorgan-memo-says.html This ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 09:13 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
A great graphic from Zerohedge. A load of information on 'money' - enough info to keep you busy for a while. http://xkcd.com/980/huge/#x=-7920&y=-2240&z=2 Not much of a diary here but ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 08:08 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The MF Global meltdown is on a par with Lehman Brothers with the effects just beginning to be seen - another example of all that is wrong (and unchanged) in our financial system - but no meaningful ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 03:55 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The link below is to an article worth reading - written by a former member of the first Bush Adminstration (don't hold that against her) Narco-Dollars for Dummies "How the Money Works" in the ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 21, 2011 at 05:13 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
From: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/fraud-heart-student-lending-exposed-one-sentence-everyone-should-read "Vince Sampson, president, Education Finance Council, said during a panel at ...
by xrepub
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 03:11 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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