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Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee in Illinois unanimously passed HB 3552, which is an amendment to the Disposition of Remains Act which would allow transgender people to provide written ...
by rserven
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
In his interview with President Obama, Matt Bai hits on what he thinks might be motivating the president's inexplicable enthusiasm for the TPP trade deal, against the wishes of his own party and ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 176 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 10:39 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
Cynthia Powell, better known by her married name of Cynthia Lennon, passed away yesterday from a swift bout of cancer. She was seventy-five years old. Powell was Beatle and rock 'n roll legend John ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 08:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In a breathtaking display of Cynicism, the Obama administration has announced a program to provide tax cuts for the “middle class,” and to increase taxes on the rich. This is just a cynical ...
by Synoia
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 01:42 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The GOP’s stunning success in the midterm election last week can be interpreted many ways depending on which side of the political fence you stand on. Regardless of the interpretation though, what ...
by melshim
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 05:13 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Obama has very little to worry about for the rest of his Presidency. He won't get impeached, and he has no worry for re-election anymore. As such now his priorities have completely changed. He is ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 12:06 AM PST with 1 Recommend
2 Legacy: something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past Thirty years is a long enough pattern to become legacy. When looking at your thirty years in ...
by sandyknauer
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 12:34 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
There is nothing more important I can imagine doing that challenging the students I have to think more deeply about what they do and say, and what they do not do and say. Both our actions and our in-
by teacherken
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 03:15 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The Obama Legacy: It could be Monumental -- By Dan Falcone Happy Birthday, Mr. President. On August 4, 1961 Barack Hussein Obama II entered the world and ever since then his public and private ...
by Dan Falcone
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 02:03 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I was listening to the news today, to the latest round of senseless noise from the right. Ted Cruz calling the President “lawless” (which is the right’s newest favoritest meaningless political ...
by OutOnALimb
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 06:47 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Really?  George W. Bush is having an art show at his presidential library featuring his painted portraits of many of the big important people who he met during his presidency?  Okay, ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 06:51 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Over the weekend, I watched a well-made documentary. It discussed how the language and content of the New Testament changed considerably from the time of Jesus to hundreds of years later. During the ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: We’re particularly proud that TD Managing ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 08:19 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's crunch-time for Obama on the KXL pipeline. We know he's been lobbied, we know he's being pressured, the public has put up a good fight and so have the corporations. Fox News has shown support ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 02:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Is it Noonan or is it Not? I love the snow in Washington. Almost as much as the cherry blossoms. One after another, like a rhythm of some kind. Snow—blossom—snow—blossom—midterms—snow��
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 04:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
So, after reading all the comments on my initial diary about Reagan, found here , I realized that to take out Reagan's image is a serious challenge. Reading comments by conservatives on the Internet,
by Seanryan
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 02:14 PM PST with 9 Recommends
(You can sign this new petition here and also get all of the links.) The good news about the horrible June 25th Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act of ...
by electinintegrity
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 09:01 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Leave to the geniuses in DC to take a good thing — nobody saw this shit coming, of course — Democrats have used a clear and potent attack against Republicans in recent elections: Don’t vote ...
by DeadHead
Comment Count 211 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 04:22 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
A long ways, from an economy driven by Fossil Fuels, to one that runs on Renewal Energy. BUT it's a transition that the majority of American People want ... So we had better get started, hadn't we?
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 01:21 PM PDT with 14 Recommends