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Diaries published: 16 (43 days since last diary on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 657 (43 days since last comment on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 269

Total Comment Ratings: 148

Most Recommended Diary: Those bad people at AARP?, 89 comments, 211 recommends

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fwdpost's Most Recent Diaries:

The usual self-centered politicians and their masters at Fix the Debt, Libertarian Caucus, Tea Party and Fox News, along with a pack of pitiful former government officials like Ed Rendell, this week ...
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Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It's budget season time again. The Washington Post and NYT have already published their obligatory stories on why we need to "reform" Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, because if not, we won't ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Years ago, I ran a campaign to elect a state representative and the cost was borne almost entirely by the candidate, who had moderate means, and he received about $20,000 from the party. That same ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 05:47 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
What is wealth and what is a man's worth? If we piled $100 bills - 5 reams (2500 sheets) would equal about one foot high. Imagine we took a pile of money equivalent to less than the fortune of ...
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Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 08:53 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Ed Rendell was at it again this morning on CNBC, this time slick talking about Medicare, a program he and his buddy, Pete Peterson, along with other vampires, want to rape. While the GOP says get ...
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Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 06:58 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Martin Feldstein writes in the WSJ today, supporting Romney's tax plan, and as Mitt's advice guy on economics, his comment on the estate tax repeal proposal is very revealing: "What of the estate ...
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Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 02:22 PM PDT with 1 Recommend

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