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Private pilot.

Diaries published: 204 (870 days since last diary on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 03:14 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1736 (107 days since last comment on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 11:52 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 683

Total Comment Ratings: 668

Most Recommended Diary: Amtrak Shutdown? Democratic Opportunity!, 149 comments, 111 recommends

People Following sipples: 8

sipples's Most Recent Diaries:

America needs jobs, jobs, jobs -- voters are practically screaming for them. So here's my idea for how to get America working again, permanently: the Federal Employment Bank (FEB). It's the fiscal ...
by sipples
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 03:14 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Polls have just closed in Japan at 8:00 p.m. local time Sunday evening. Japanese public broadcaster NHK is predicting an overwhelming win for the center-left Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) based on ...
by sipples
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Aug 30, 2009 at 04:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Two strong earthquakes have struck Asia this morning (local time). The first quake struck at 19:56 UTC on August 10 about 163 miles north of Port Blair, Adaman Islands, India. The U.S. Geological ...
by sipples
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 01:24 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I read with utter disgust how automobile company CEOs utterly botched reasonable Congressional questions concerning their absurd ...
by sipples
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 07:08 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Markos wisely advises "leave nothing on the road." Get Out the Vote (GOTV) and election protection are the most critical (only?) needs right now up and down the ballot as we approach the last week ...
by sipples
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2008 at 02:40 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Last night Bob Schieffer claimed that "the U.S. spends more per capita than any other country on education. Yet, by every international measurement, in math and science competence, from kindergarten ...
by sipples
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 12:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends

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