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Gender MALE
Industry Technology
Occupation Dividist
Location The City, California, United States
Introduction In this blog, I presume to tell you how to vote. Consequently, you have a right to know where I stand. Politically, I describe myself as a fiscal conservative, social liberal, and libertarian leaning independent. My "photo" in this profile is extracted from my Political Compass test result. The site positions you politically along a two dimensional axis. They peg me as a centrist with right leaning libertarian tendencies. I think I also have an anarchist streak that does not show up in the test. "Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa." - Mikhail Bakunin (Anarchist). "Man is not free unless government is limited." - Ronald Reagan (Republican). I agreed with the sentiment and philosphy articulated by Ronald Reagan and amused by the similarity of his quote to the Anarchist Bakunin. Although I voted for Reagan, I am registered as a Democrat (In SF local politics,the only game in town). I guess that also classifies me as a 'Reagan Democrat'. For the 2008 election, I called myself a 'Hagel Republican' - Fat lot of good that did.
Interests Bad Golf, Good Fishing, Sailboat ballast, Political Pontification, Tech Toys, Serial Abalone Killer
Favorite Movies Blade Runner, Altered States, Clockwork Orange, Adaptation, O Brother Where Art Thou, 2001, 3 Days of the Condor, Dr. Strangelove, Casablanca, Matrix, Brazil, LOTR
Favorite Music Dylan, Stones, Amy Winehouse, Any Robert Johnson cover
Favorite Books Divided We Govern - David Mayhew, The Elephant in the Room - Ryan Sager, Buck Wild - Stephen Slivinski, Divided Government - Morris Fiorina, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Free to Choose - Milton Friedman