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I wonder if our debt ceiling will be raised on time. Although I don't want to see our fragile economy to go on life support, I'm curious just what will happen if the ceiling isn't raised.
by people power granny
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 09:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Pardon me while I feel a bit philosophical... Tao Te Ching - Verse 17: "Rulers" The best rulers are scarcely known ...
by kaotikzen
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 28, 2011 at 06:50 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In a provocative piece in the NY Times published last November, David Frum made a series of observations that should be widely shared. Frum included a surprising defense of the welfare state in his ...
by glendenb
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 07, 2011 at 06:24 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I am taking the fringe serious as they are influencing mainstream and they are the New Dixiecrats. Be afraid of them and know they are more than fringe. They harbour the most seemingly logical ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 08:01 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I don't know how long it will last but I have cudo's for one person: Rachel Maddow. The woman is still fighting for freedom. She still supports the best candidate we have elected and that is ...
by Crispian Day
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Feb 16, 2010 at 08:32 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I started a diary several weeks ago highlighting some incredible voices of the past year. Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Wendell Potter, Ezra Klein and Elizabeth Warren to name a few. Ambitious perhaps, ...
by ridemybike
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 25, 2010 at 12:30 PM PST with 19 Recommends
This diary is cross posted to my blog, where you'll find lots of great posts on problems with Gay Inc .
by MPetrelis
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 24, 2009 at 10:53 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I remember numerous occasions, during my formative years, when one of our leaders, stepped up, and challenged us to be better. To live better. To reach for larger goals. I remember: Mr. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 08, 2009 at 04:59 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Last night in Manhattan, Move On and a number of other organizations came together to hold a vigil at Columbus Circle just outside of the entrance to Central Park. Over 1,000 people took an hour ...
by dwakeman
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 11:34 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Under the laws governing Maryland schools, a student who is expelled is barred from from attending any Maryland public school for one year from the date of her/his expulsion. In a normal year ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2009 at 07:17 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Back in January, Politico's Jonathan Martin "broke the story" that President Obama and Democratic activist groups are trying to "drive a wedge" between Rush Limbaugh and Republicans in the House and ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 163 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2009 at 04:04 AM PST with 101 Recommends
Back in college in the early 80's I had a class where we got into a discussion with the professor on the future. A question was asked, "What are some interesting predictions for the future of ...
by whoknu
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2009 at 02:23 PM PST with 6 Recommends
A simply stunning night for America. The world now is gathering its thoughts about the election of the first Africa-American to be President of the United States. Here is just some of the reaction ...
by robertoroberto
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 10:12 AM PST with 17 Recommends
I was born a person "of privilege". I went to private schools, spent summers in Europe. As a child learning history, with a child's sense of justice, I gravitated to the classic American stories, ...
by leftinside
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 02:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
As of today, I consider the election already won. I know that democratic defeats from the past still haunt many who visit this site, but there are larger forces at work here which make it virtually ...
by Wandering mind
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 07:36 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Children and nothing more.
by MrUbio
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 07:42 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Last week’s Republican Platform stated that brave and courageous soldiers should continue to be dishonorably discharged from the military because according to them, “homosexuality is ...
by johnnyrios
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 08:17 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Do you like what you see?
by debihaines
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 09:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
How many of you have ever read Democratic Left the magazine of the Democratic Socialists of America ? ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 05, 2008 at 07:25 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
In recent weeks, the Clinton campaign has repeatedly argued that Barack Obama would be ineffective in foreign policy or international relations as President. This is my best rebuttal to such ...
by David Drissel
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2008 at 09:35 AM PST with 8 Recommends