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"Average Ted" is Ted Mendelssohn, a copywriter and author. His first novel, "The Wrong Sword," was published last year by Musa Publishing. He blogs about his books, science fiction, and various bits of nerdery at

Diaries published: 21 (411 days since last diary on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 30 (411 days since last comment on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 218

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Pink Gun Thoughts, 119 comments, 49 recommends

People Following Average Ted: 3

Average Ted's Most Recent Diaries:

Richard Viguerie is one of the GOP operatives responsible for the "Reagan Revolution." He pioneered small-donor mailing-list techniques, so when he says he's been a Tea Partier since before there ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This is less of a complete entry, and more of a question. Here's the context: The Mitt Romney documentary (named, yep, Mitt ) has been making the rounds recently. And toward the end, Mitt says ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 07:20 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) wants poor kids to sweep the cafeteria to pay for their lunches . He talks about them learning "the value of hard work" and that there's "no such thing as a free ...
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Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM PST with 9 Recommends
John F. Kennedy died before I was born. He was president for three years. His presidency included one profound win (the Cuban Missile Crisis), one inspiring side show (the Space Race) one disaster (...
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Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 01:55 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Last night, God spake unto me. And lo, the Lord God looked not at all well. Truly, the Agita of the Lord waxed exceedingly great, and the winepress of His Annoyance was full. "Ted," he said unto me.
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Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Everyone knows New Yorkers are supposed to be rude jerks. You just know that Sarah Palin doesn't think we're "real Americans," so it's got to be true, right? (Of course, she thought Famiglia Bros ...
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Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 11:15 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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