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Of this I have no doubt: the U.S. urgently needs meaningful gun control. I support the four-point platform of the Law Center To Prevent Gun Violence shared in Benjamin Van Houten's Yes Magazine ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The tragic killings of children in Newtown, Connecticut seem to have set off a noisy political debate over gun laws, perhaps more than previous mass shootings such as those in Aurora, Colorado ...
by MessagingMatters
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 09:05 AM PST with 6 Recommends
All Republicans, certainly, are not criminals. Lots of single-issue anti-abortion people are over there. Plenty of White racially-challenged people, too. Very few criminals. The power brokers of ...
by bontemps2012
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:57 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Poll: Most gun owners support some gun controls by Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau, bostonherald.com -- July 25, 2012 WASHINGTON — Second Amendment rights to carry firearms are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 77 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 02:55 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In September of 1923, upon the hapless little village of Polo, South Dakota, now reduced to a tiny prairie skyline of the incongruous Spanish-mission style St. Liborius RC Church and its ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 01:44 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Consider these words ... the modern era, replacing the arbitrary rule of men with the impartial rule of law, has not brought any fundamental changes in the facts of unequal wealth and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 05:32 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The London riots offer a clear window into one aspect of the Great Divide; does understanding the motivations of rioters encourages them and that the rioters are all just criminals. I would not want ...
by cuddytom
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 04:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The trial of the century happens every few years. We are stunned, aghast, a-riot, that the vile monster, guilty of such detailed crime and giving such explicit horror, in the face of so ...
by The Geogre
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 09:53 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I suppose the way these three men crossed paths could be called fate, or kismet. To label it a mere chance encounter could be seen as denigrating the life of one who died and the one who killed him. ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jun 17, 2011 at 03:08 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
By not prosecuting Cheney, Rumsfeld, & Co. for their overt war crimes and blatant war profiteering, Mr Obama began his presidency in a relationship of tacit approval of those crimes.
by the poliskeptic
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 06:14 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I was fortunate recently to attend an emerging theater in New York City and gain a first-person understanding of how plays are born. I went to a reading at a salon performance hosted by “
by jimluce
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 11:22 AM PST with 4 Recommends
From a news report on Yahoo ( here, if you're curious ): Sparking O'Reilly's ire was an episode of "Law and Order:
by SeattleDanny
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Dec 12, 2009 at 05:39 AM PST with 7 Recommends
There was a surprise on TV...
by acramer
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 10:41 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I was stunned to learn that, until the ...
by emn316
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 02:53 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The title of this diary borrows from the late Soviet dissident Andrei Amalrik , who, in 1969, wrote a book titled "Will the USSR survive ...
by Dockers Tragic
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Aug 01, 2009 at 12:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Welcome to America, where 2.3 million people are locked up, and each year 600,000 of those individuals will be coming home, often to communities near you. For the most part, they will leave prison ...
by Justashotaway
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 11:45 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Jim Trainum at the Los Angeles Times writes: The case for videotaping ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 238 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 10:28 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Fred Thompson and Joe Lieberman addressed the Republican National Convention tonight. Thompson was a Senator a decade ago, but he's best known for more recently playing a New York District Attorney ...
by PaulLev
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2008 at 09:14 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
For seven years, the GOP has ignored the law, the rules of the house, the senate, the DOJ, the White House, and pretty much every administrative regulation, statute, rule, opinion letter, and ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 26, 2008 at 04:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
It is interesting that the Sean Bell case that is so dominating New York news has had minimal impact on the Democratic ...
by kloris
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2008 at 06:24 AM PDT with 1 Recommend