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Groups: Abolish the Death Penalty

Diaries published: 12 (909 days since last diary on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 10:47 AM PST)

Comments posted: 462 (454 days since last comment on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 10:53 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 171

Total Comment Ratings: 1555

Most Recommended Diary: Social Scientists Are Better Than Journalists at Journalism, 54 comments, 76 recommends

People Following econlibVA: 1

econlibVA's Most Recent Diaries:

As you can tell from my handle, I'm an economist (although I no longer live in Virginia). As such, I see the world through the lens of social science. One of the great lessons from this election ...
by econlibVA
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 10:47 AM PST with 76 Recommends
It looks like Congress has finally made a deal to raise the debt limit. I support the deal, and will strongly encourage my representatives and senators to vote for it. My reasons are below the fold.
by econlibVA
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:32 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I was studying yesterday when my wife called me from the other room saying that a Congresswoman had been shot. I looked at DailyKos (and MSNBC) and found out the horror of yesterday's events. I ...
by econlibVA
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 10:59 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Today, conservative leaders unveiled their "Mount Vernon Manifesto" . ...
by econlibVA
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 06:03 PM PST with 6 Recommends
But they are wrong, and often willfully ignorant. There's a big difference. There have been several diaries today either stating that conservatives are stupid, or alternatively, that we are ...
by econlibVA
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 10:18 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Now that the election is (mostly) over, I've been thinking about how we decide who to vote for and why it matters. I've read a lot of articles about how we are now ...
by econlibVA
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 AM PST with 3 Recommends

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