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Shef's Profile

Real Name: John

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Home Page: http://oberliner.net

Diaries published: 53 (110 days since last diary on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 06:08 AM PST)

Comments posted: 311 (110 days since last comment on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 02:33 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 769

Total Comment Ratings: 1388

Most Recommended Diary: To Dailykos: Thank You!, 316 comments, 433 recommends

People Following Shef: 12

Shef's Most Recent Diaries:

I wish the Internet came with a manual. I wish my parents had sat me down as a lad and told me, “John, this is when you should argue in good faith; this is when you should hold your tongue; and ...
by Shef
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 06:08 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Central Question: How do we engage with reactionary movements? (Warning: this discusses the Tea Party and #GamerGate—both are noxious, but the latter ought to come with a trigger warning because #...
by Shef
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
T his story starts in Bangladesh on a Wednesday morning. It was early—say 8:56—on April 24, 2013. There were 3,000-odd people crammed into an eight-story building called Rena Plaza. One minute ...
by Shef
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 07:09 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Ramesh Ponnuru, writing at Bloomberg View would like to cleave the world in two. When Clayton Lockett tortured and killed his victem and then, for the better part of an hour, was tortured and killed ...
by Shef
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
S ean Wiletnz starts his New Republic hatchet job , "Would you feel differently about Snowden, Greenwald, and Assange if you knew what they really thought?", off right—which is to say, he starts ...
by Shef
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Heather Mac Donald over at the Wall Street Journal‘s editorial pages has figured out what ails civilization. (Hint—it’s not a “federal takeover of health care”, though that does make an ...
by Shef
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 07:22 PM PST with 5 Recommends

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