I write this partway up the mountainside, in a small motel called the Appalachian Inn, where my room is small but comfortable. It has a shower, but not a bath, which my aching legs could really use.
I've been around for five years, so I know that this place runs on outrage and freak outs are a frequent occurrence.
Everyone knew that the PO was NOT going to be a part of ...
Those were the words uttered furiously by my Stepmother in the car to me.
The date? Early February, 2009. Obama had been president for less than two weeks.
"Obama is just like ...
The meeting started out with me getting there about 3:30. I was at the beginning of the line, but was not the first. Quickly people began lining up behind me. It didn't take long before I realized ...
My brother-in-law's father is dying. He has a particularly aggressive cancer, and we found out last night that it has spread to his brain. He has about six weeks left to live. Despite all of the ...
Take a very, very good look at the faces in this picture.
so claims Derrick Jackson in today's Boston Globe . It is not the first time he he has written about the scam, nor is it the first time I have dedicated a Daily Kos diary to one of his op eds.
(From the diaries -- kos)
Over the past week, we have seen your passionate protests and heard your concerns about Democratic proposals for health care reform. We have ...
(From the diaries. Susan)
A lot of great diaries have been written about the new meme by Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity and the corporate anti health care enablers to call President Obama a racist ...
When I say "we" I am referring to black people in America collectively. Oh, I know it is presumptuous of me to "speak" for all black Americans, and granted there will be those who don't agree. But I'