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SWM. BS/CS, UIUC. Born and raised in Illinois, currently in Austin, TX. Swimmer. Motorcyclist. Burn survivor.

Groups: Income Inequality Kos, TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans, DK Lending, DK Grants, Discussing Race At Daily Kos, DKos Face to Face Gamers, Okiciyap (we help), CenTex Kossacks, Sustainable Senior Living, DK Employability Group, St. Louis Kossacks

Diaries published: 11 (159 days since last diary on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 08:25 PM PST)

Comments posted: 6616 (0 days since last comment on Sat May 02, 2015 at 11:20 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 51

Total Comment Ratings: 5139

Most Recommended Diary: Illinois bill reducing pensions ruled unconstitutional, 19 comments, 20 recommends

People Following Odysseus: 32

Odysseus's Most Recent Diaries:

So there has been a bit of a kerfluffle locally about a ruling handed down on Friday. Former Governor Pat Quinn (D) signed a bill which attempted to deal with the Illinois Pension underfunding by ...
by Odysseus
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 08:25 PM PST with 20 Recommends
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Many families in America have seen their income drop significantly in 2009. That means that they may be eligible for programs they are not familiar with, ...
by Odysseus
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 11, 2010 at 04:46 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I'm picking up the Kentucky Senate and House races. Anyone who is local is welcome to comment. The unofficial Kentucky results site is ...
by Odysseus
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2008 at 06:08 PM PST with 1 Recommend
begins with a single step. When corporations do the right thing, they should be recognized for that, so here are a couple of interesting tidbits.
by Odysseus
Comment Count 0 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2008 at 12:14 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
April 15th is fast approaching, and with it the last chance to make IRA contributions for 2007. For many Americans, your tax dollars can be used to improve your retirement savings, via ...
by Odysseus
Comment Count 0 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2008 at 02:52 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Recent news reports have included significant coverage of the two hurricanes currently battering Mexico, Felix ...
by Odysseus
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2007 at 01:13 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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