Adapted from an excerpt from Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions , available at http://www.amazon.com/...
We have long prided ourselves in being the reality based community but there is a diary on the rec list that is not reality based. The title screams, "Alaska Fisheries in Midst of Economic Collapse"!
Latino Americans are now the nations largest minority group and they are expected to become a considerably larger percentage of the total population by the middle of the century. The projection for ...
Originally published in Tikkun Daily
On the ground in Gaza, Israel's war against Hamas has been devastating . Online and in the public sphere, a different sort of war has been taking place – a ...
In San Francisco, the value of greenery means two different things to two different types of people. John McLaren, the superintendent of Golden Gate Park for over 50 years until his death in 1943, ...
Author Naomi Wolf was challenged to read the Bible. What she found blew her mind (her words) and probably not in the direction the challenger(s) were hoping.
She posted the results on facebook an ...
Thomas Ricks covered the military for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post for more than 20 years, and was, like most such in the DC media Village, supportive of the various wars he ...
The last time I was motivated and agitated enough to write diaries here was about Arizona politics, and it was in 2010, when SB1070 had recently been signed into law by our unelected (at that time) ...
Reading 'Capital in The 21st Century' was an informative process. The amount of data is monstrous and should convince even the most doubtful we've seen a massive push in wealth accumulation since ...
I've read several recent opuses (opi?) about the Kansas economy going down the sewer pipe.
All of them were written by people and/or were full of quotes from people who may know a lot more about ...