My views shaped by real world experience

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    I do a lot of writing about politics, government and economics. While I am very well educated and read a lot, my views are also based on some 20 years of professional work as a policy analyst and advisor for elected officials, first at the Congressional Office of Technnology Assessment and then at the National Governors Association. I had a hand in shaping major public policies and federal laws. I know the political system from the inside.

    I also have considerable experience as an activist writer; my last book was Delusional Democracy: Fixing the Republic Without Overthrowing the Government. I write several articles a month that are published on many websites.

    I also co-founded Friends of the Article V Convention, a national nonpartisan group with the mission of making Congress obey the Constitution and give us what we have a constitutional right to have: an Article V convention of state delegates that could propose constitutional amendments. The one and only requirement for a convention has long been satisfied, with over 700 applications from all 50 states.

    I am also chair of the Independent Party of Maryland, and I have been active in the 9/11 truth movement.
     
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    Having passionate activists around, of whatever opinion, always makes things more interesting. Welcome.
     
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    Cool.

    We look forward to reading your thoughts on various subjects.
     
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    Welcome my views are not shaped by the “real world” but shaped by “Second Life” experience ( okay they really are real world experiences but I felt the need to be a smartass). :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Great to see that some people actually read these self-introductions; I'm impressed!!
     
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    Welcome to USMB!

    Not to nit-pick but, it sounds like your real-world experience shaped your views, not the other way around.
     
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    That's what I was thinking. :thup:
     
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    "My views shaped by real world experience."

    "Real world experience shaped my views."

    Sounds like the same meaning...what am I missing?
     

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