What follows is my first diary on Dkos, go easy on me...or be brutal, I don't know what tradition requires.
I was asked recently, by an online acquaintance, on a different site, why I am an atheist,
Journalist Paul Rosenberg, writing at Salon.com has shined a light into a dark corner of American public life -- and found elements of the far right operating in plain sight and making great strides ...
Never before have I felt so frustrated, and I feel like I need to scream. (At something other than my television.)
I'm an old phart, not big at all on social media, but I live in Roswell, N.M., and ...
This is breaking news. KRQE news is reporting that two children were injured and a 14 year old has been airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock, TX.
A total of 3 people have been injured. No deaths ...
Didn't see a diary about this:
A 12-year-old boy armed with a shotgun opened fire at a middle school in New Mexico on Tuesday, seriously wounding at least two students before a staff member ...
Officially an old man now.
As I am gathering my stuff to leave the cardiac ward, Philitrina, my afternoon nurse, gives me one additional bit of advice: Do not ignore the warning about not lifting ...
After holding this country hostage and causing irreparable harm to so many, humiliated House Republicans have finally surrendered. However, Robert Reich has a clear-eyed message for those who might ...
The reward for the politics of extortion
Republicans are rapidly sinking in the polls , John Boehner and his lunatic caucus have thrown in the towel,
In the interest of bipartisan comity :
"We're not going to be disrespected, we have to get something out of this. And I don't know what that even is."
-- Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN), quoted by the ...
I've seen Eleanor Holmes-Norton interviewed on multiple cable news shows this morning following her plea to fund the District of Columbia's budget as a separate, necessary item apart from the other ...