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The political left has argued with the right about many subjects over the last forty years, as the right has developed its political capital and tried to dismantle the New Deal. But one topic that ...
by FreedomandCap
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 10:09 AM PST with 4 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
..yes amnesty; one of the more powerful words that to a corrupt party, its control, meaning and its use remains so valuable to the GOP. Stop the Con: Don't vote republican So here's the thing ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 04:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A decade ago Governor Craig Benson of NH invited the Free State Project to come to our state and take over our government and make us into a libertarian paradise, and even perhaps our own country! ...
by bloomingpol
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 12:02 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Have you noticed how easily people fall into passionate disagreement over points that matter far less than the heat they generate might suggest? I see it all the time. Last week my blog shared ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 08:34 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Inscription on the Statue of Liberty .
by MikeCA
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
If there’s one thing America is about, its freedom. Many politicians use "freedom" as a mantra, a word repeated so much that it has nearly lost all meaning. Everyone agrees that nothing is more ...
by Mike Coblenz
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
We hold these truths to be self-evident That all men (Except the homeless, gays, minorities and Muslims.) (Special note: men doesn't include women - Cf. Hobby Lobby, Scalia) are created equal (...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 07:32 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
To imagine that our times are defined by the struggle between "left" and "right," between "liberalism" and "conservatism" or between the Democratic and Republican parties is to be perilously ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
In what might be considered a belated April Fool's gag, the Wall Street Journal has an editorial by Charles G. Koch, CEO of Koch Industries , in which he explains why he is taking the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 04:29 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
My diary here does not indulge in the events occurring in Ukraine per se, just the reporting of it. I'm sure, as with the people of Palestine and elsewhere, that we support the right of self-rule, ...
by freelixir
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 02:02 AM PST with 4 Recommends
An old nautical joke is that the difference between a fairy tale and a sea story is that the former begins “Once upon a time…,” while the latter begins “Now this ain’t no BS!” ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 12:22 PM PST with 60 Recommends
I can't say that I had very high hopes for Obama's NSA reforms.  (Hello, Gitmo ?)  The man can still give ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Eating Seed Corn by David Satterlee It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. At the end of this shift, we’re going to space two of the crew. This will be our first “culling.” Everybody ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 26, 2013 at 05:31 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Are you proud of America? As a citizen, this is a question you should be happy to answer. After all, you've been told that this is the greatest nation on the face of the earth, the land ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 03:11 PM PST with 0 Recommends
When I was young and America was much newer, my kids pestered me and my wife to allow them to do something because "all the other kids do it." We'd smile and explain, "but you are not the other kids."
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 08:39 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
When I am losing badly at a game, I often joke that I am only giving my opponent a false sense of security, and when he drops his guard, I will take advantage of that and kick butt. The truth of ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 05:24 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
For a while now I have been reflecting on the question of freedom of speech and political accountability, and there are some things I would like to get off my chest.
by ihlabathi eliluhlaza
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 08:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends