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Daniel Hollingsworth
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Beautifully summarized.
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Not for the technologically-fearful, but pretty awesome-sounding for the rest of us.
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Random photo I came across tonight on G+. Not sure where or when this was taken, but it seems like a good start-of-week photo.
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I didn't immediately realize what the ability to search Google+ posts would mean, but it seems like a pretty important addition. A simple search of "democracy" just connected me with several interest posts, articles, and opinions that will be useful in my work. It will also help as I look for new people to follow and connect with. Well done, Google+.
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"Remember Obama's core political skill: goading his enemies to self-destruct. It may be that the GOP's rejection of the Boehner proposal is that moment. And remember his constant ability to look completely on the ropes and pull something off. Probably wishful thinking at this point, but I can allow myself the audacity of hope sometimes, can't I?" -Andrew Sullivan
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But wait, this can't be true, it doesn't fit the Republican narrative... I always knew math had a liberal bias.
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Bush policies added $5 trillion to to the federal deficit over 8 years. Obama policies are projected to add $1.4 trillion over 8 years.
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Jun-Jun Sotto for President.
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He's writing in regard to Libya, but it's equally relevant as the results are announced from Tunisia's elections:

"That's the whole gamble of the Arab Spring, remember? (From the perspective of U.S. counterterrorism, at least.) That freedom, justice and dignity undermines al-Qaida by showing the world what mature Muslim democracy looks like? You can't suddenly jump off that train because you forgot for a second that you're supposed to be scaring people with threatening images of Scary Muslims.

I want every journalist to put this reminder over his or her desk: 'When I imply that al-Qaida is commensurate with mainstream Islam, it's like throwing a bucket of ice water on Usama bin Laden in hell.'"
I know Politico's Morning Defense newsletter gets written in the bleary-eyed predawn hours, but this had my head hurting while I walked my dog: THE NEW LIBYAN GOVERNMENT'S embrace of Islam is proving ...
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Corin's Fairy Tales -- a page-by-page interpretation of the pictures in his brand new book (probably a little hard to understand at times for anyone who is not his parent).
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The head twitch around 0:55 was actually something with my phone, not epilepsy.
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I don't always love Colbert, but some days he nails it. The portion from 1:20-2:00 is my favorite - I laughed out loud at the chart both times I watched it.
Job creators are like slot machines: if they're pumped with tax cuts, eventually they'll pay off.
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Where is the place in the online community (Google+ or otherwise) where there are civil discussions between liberals and conservatives that don't immediately devolve into animosity? Is such a thing even possible? If so, sign me up, lead the way, or whatever. If not, we're screwed.
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  • Calvin College
    Economics, 1998 - 2003
  • American University
    International Affairs, 2004 - 2007
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  • International Foundation for Electoral Systems
    Program Officer - Asia, 2014 - present
  • Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
    Deputy director, 2012 - 2014
  • Council for a Community of Democracies
    Program Coordinator, 2007 - 2012
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