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Retired FSO. B.A. 1974 U.Va. M.A. 2002 George Washington. Served India, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Indonesia, New Zealand. Looking for work in tech development, education, training, writing and editing, subject matter expertise, or analysis.

Real Name: David Noziglia

Gender: male

Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Occupation: retired FSO

Diaries published: 41 (390 days since last diary on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 10:31 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 787 (51 days since last comment on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 03:30 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 228

Total Comment Ratings: 1447

Most Recommended Diary: The Myth of Data Mining, 35 comments, 69 recommends

People Following Noziglia: 10

Noziglia's Most Recent Diaries:

Below is the text of an essay I wrote in 1999 while I was working in the State Department, commenting on the events and policies around me. It was ignored, and I didn't really promote it, because I ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 10:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is in reaction to the tragic events in Benghazi, and the comments on it. I say this, full disclosure, as a retired career member of the U.S. Foreign Service (diplomatic) Corps. It is standard ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 08:26 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I know that Democrats and Liberals (or, as we have been taught by those who will deny the value of the term Liberal, Progressives) are not big on a unified message. Nevertheless, there are some ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 10:07 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
We can understand what happened to the stock market over the last couple of days with a few simple facts. These facts are not brought up by commentators because a) they are not dramatic, and b) ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 06:09 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
There are those who believe that people can be divided into clear, simple categories, and those who do not. I am one of the latter, and having begun by doing what I do not believe in, will now do ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I realize that my impact on the politics of this country is nil. I realize that my influence on the debates we are engaged in, even within the navel-gazing context of those who read the entries on ...
by Noziglia
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

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