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Atheist, Beatles fan, cat lover, Doctor Who nerd, former high school debate coach, professional gadfly, science-fiction author, Star Trek guru.

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Diaries published: 9 (635 days since last diary on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 10:56 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 61 (43 days since last comment on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT)

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Last night I called my mom. We were talking about politics in North Carolina (I live in Pennsyltucky, my mom lives in Virginia, but a decade ago we all lived in Raleigh), in particular the Moral ...
by allyngibson
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 10:56 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The story of the 2 year-old girl in Kentucky, who was shot and killed by her 5 year-old brother with a rifle he was given as a present, has been preying on my mind much of the week. I think about ...
by allyngibson
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 06:51 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Republicans like to cite a quote of John F. Kennedy — "A rising tide lifts all boats" — as a metaphor to describe the benefits of the trickle down economics. So long as the economy grows, the ...
by allyngibson
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 11:23 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today, the House of Representatives is taking up the bill that will repeal the Patient Protection Act. President Obama has vowed to veto the bill. Senator Harry Reid has said that the Senate won't ...
by allyngibson
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 19, 2011 at 11:13 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The Republican Party, odds-on favorites to win the House of Representatives in six weeks, are looking to the future by looking back at their playbook of the 1990s past —
by allyngibson
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 06:28 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Today's Washington Post ran an article from political correspondant Dana Milbank entitled " Who Will ...
by allyngibson
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2007 at 09:49 AM PST with 23 Recommends

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