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Diaries published: 158 (142 days since last diary on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 02:44 PM PST)

Comments posted: 17279 (0 days since last comment on Wed May 06, 2015 at 12:59 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 5089

Total Comment Ratings: 21540

Most Recommended Diary: Ecuador to US: Go f*** yourself., 633 comments, 459 recommends

People Following Dumbo: 264

Dumbo's Most Recent Diaries:

World's shortest diary. I'm posting from a tablet so cut me slack. Quotes are in chronological order. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/oct/27/usa.guantanamo 10/27/2006 Cheney endorses ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 02:44 PM PST with 8 Recommends
In 1959, after two decades of work, Ayn Rand finally published her 1100 page novel, Atlas Shrugged. It offered a speculative dystopic vision of an America gradually transformed into a socialist ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
I started to write a long reply to Vyan in his nice diary about all the safeguards against NSA abuse. It got too long and I thought it too important to see it buried. It was this part of his diary ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 425 comments on Sat Aug 10, 2013 at 09:37 PM PDT with 270 Recommends
In one of the proudest moments in US History, the US Attorney has sent a letter to Russia, asking them to turn over Edward Snowden to the US. In the letter, Attorney General Eric Holder reassures ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 164 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 06:02 PM PDT with 168 Recommends
There was an opinion piece on CNN yesterday by former NSA chief, Ret. General Michael v. Hayden. In it he bristles with outrage over Edward Snowden, comparing him to Benedict Arnold. Before we ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 167 comments on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 03:10 AM PDT with 212 Recommends
There has been a lot of talk lately about how we (meaning, the surveillance state we call our government) might be able to put pressure on Ecuador to keep them from accepting Snowden. This pressure ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 633 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 459 Recommends

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