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Diaries published: 31 (905 days since last diary on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 07:38 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1289 (8 days since last comment on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:55 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

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Total Recommends: 522

Total Comment Ratings: 2805

Most Recommended Diary: Nate Silver at the Chicago Humanities Festival: Thanks for Coming, Poblano!, 46 comments, 238 recommends

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A few months back, when the always excellent lineup of this year's Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) was announced, I noticed a potentially appealing presentation: "Baseball and Politics: The ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 07:38 PM PST with 238 Recommends
I sit at my financial services industry desk this morning (yeah, I still have one no thanks to my ethically challenged former colleagues), mostly surrounded by quiet, deflated folks now totally ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 11:37 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Many of you may recall Ashley Baia. Some may not, so it's important to revisit her story to remind folks the stakes in this election. I thought of Ashley's story when I read some thoughts on the ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Combating Autism Act of 2006 is up for reauthorization. The new bill is called CARA (S-1094/HR-2005) It is not a new spending bill. It simply continues the work begun in 2006 under George W. ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 11:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act "CARA" (S-1094 and HR-2005) needs a final push to get over the hump. The deadline to pass it is only 24 days away. Your help in getting it passed is ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 01:28 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
While this appointment won't (and shouldn't) warm the heart of any progressive, I think it speaks volumes about Boehner's desire to cut deals rather than appease the Tea-baggers and get boxed in to ...
by Critical Dune
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 08, 2010 at 09:03 AM PST with 12 Recommends

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