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Dana Blankenhorn's Profile

Journalist, writer, analyst, mostly on open source, on renewable energy, on Internet commerce, and on the future.

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Diaries published: 19 (1145 days since last diary on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 12:56 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 448 (115 days since last comment on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 153

Total Comment Ratings: 54

Most Recommended Diary: An Elizabeth Warren Keynote, 65 comments, 94 recommends

People Following Dana Blankenhorn: 2

Dana Blankenhorn's Most Recent Diaries:

Almost 8 years ago, Democratic nominee John Kerry took a daring step. Rather than give the keynote slot at his nominating convention to an experienced party lion, he went with someone who was making ...
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 12:56 PM PDT with 94 Recommends
It's not binding. A debt ceiling bill is not an appropriation, and it's not a budget. It's a lot of language behind a statement that the ceiling will be raised. The only thing binding about it is ...
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 01:06 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
For most of the last decade I've devoted attention on my personal blog to the cycles of our political history. What began as an examination of political ...
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 08:38 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Our fearless leader wrote yesterday about the New York Times story of a blogger who died. I knew that blogger. Russell Shaw was a ...
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2008 at 09:29 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I enjoyed Markos' piece about this at but there's an important point to be made, which I made at
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2008 at 01:14 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Crossposted from Dana ( In a recent post I decided to ask, "Who was Kos in 1967?" It was a flip question,
by Dana Blankenhorn
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat May 26, 2007 at 01:42 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
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