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Diaries published: 42 (164 days since last diary on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 02:36 PM PST)

Comments posted: 508 (74 days since last comment on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 09:18 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1726

Total Comment Ratings: 1

Most Recommended Diary: My Hooverville Experience, 162 comments, 356 recommends

People Following This old man: 48

This old man's Most Recent Diaries:

1. Exactly who came up with the (newspeak) term, “Enhanced Interrogation? (I suspect it was Donald Rumsfeld, a Newspeak master, but who knows?) 2. Does Enhanced Interrogation really work? (...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 02:36 PM PST with 0 Recommends
At the end of WWII the Military Tribunals, set up at Nuremberg Gremany and Sugamo Prison in Tokyo by the Allies, prosecuted thousands of war crimes which resulted in executions for some and long ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 12:14 PM PST with 9 Recommends
As I understand it, the main problem in the Mid-East is the schism in the Islamic faith that occurred sometime in the middle of the 7th century AD. At that point in time Islam separated into the ...
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Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 04:02 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The first real pandemic to hit the United States occurred a few years before I was born. That being said, it was still fresh enough in people’s minds that it was talked about all during my ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 12:09 PM PST with 24 Recommends
It is written, (in a prior diary) that in the late winter of 1947, I had grown so discontented with my lot in the U.S. Army that, I QUIT! I was stationed at Fort Knox Kentucky, 3rd Armor ...
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Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 06:07 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Back during the Thirties, everyone, urban and rural, read the newspaper comic strips. It was one of the glues that helped hold our society together. If you mentioned Boob McNutt or Joe Palooka ...
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Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 01:06 PM PST with 50 Recommends

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