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Frank Palmer's Profile

A political activist since 1976.

Real Name: Frank Palmer

DOB: 1941

Gender: Male

Location: Chicago, IL, USA, 60660

Occupation: Retired

Groups: SciTech, Living Simply, Land of Lincoln Kos, Election Central, The Streetcar Barn, The DailyKos Civil War Roundtable, Letters to the Editor, Bending the Buzz

Home Page: http://franklpalmer.tripod.com

Diaries published: 682 (1 day since last diary on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:54 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 8606 (1 day since last comment on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:54 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2864

Total Comment Ratings: 11741

Most Recommended Diary: Killer asteroids, 46 comments, 64 recommends

People Following Frank Palmer: 40

Frank Palmer's Most Recent Diaries:

In commenting on another poster's misunderstanding of Regression to the Mean, I recalled a question on that subject that I have had before. My understanding is that Dalton expected that ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The TPP agreement is still classified, but leaks suggest that it calls for international "courts" in which businesses can sue governments, including ours, for rules that interfere with their ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:23 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The cost curve for individually-purchased health insurance has been bending. One Obamacare provision that contributes to that bending has received no public credit that I have seen: The herding of ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I posted a diary a couple of weeks ago attributing the Christie campaign to Christie's desire to blame his coming indictment on political motives. Worse, I wrote a comment in a WaPo blog saying ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Support for Christie among Republican primary voters is in the low single digits -- very low. His favorables are underwater, and it's not as though they didn't know him. A significant segment of ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 05:01 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I seldom post a LTE which didn't get published. The data in this one, however, is stuff others should use. Also, while it is way over USA Today 's space guidelines, it's information I hope to get ...
by Frank Palmer
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 10:50 AM PST with 0 Recommends

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