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Vice President Joe Biden with Nuns on the Bus in ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
“We are working on voter registration which is an action people can take easily. It’s so important because there is so much big money in our country trying to steer legislation away from the ...
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 05:58 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Sunday, March 15, 1903 Denver, Colorado-
by JayRaye
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Tonight on TDS, Kristen Stewart ; and on TCR, Sister Simone Campbell Executive Director of [http://www.networklobby.org/ Network] a.k.a #nunsonthebus,and Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, Sean Lennon ...
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 07:55 PM PST with 7 Recommends
We have to all be activists. We're all Malcolm X now. Let me backtrack a bit. I was born in 1963, Dallas Texas. I was literally there when JFK was assassinated. My mother took infant me to the ...
by Dema Broad
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 09:46 AM PST with 21 Recommends
When Martha Raddatz asked how Vice President Joe Biden's and Representative Paul Ryan's Catholic faiths inform their policy views, Joe Biden delivered the perfect contrast to Ryan's anti-choice ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 04:19 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
That is the first sentence of a thought-provoking op-ed in today's Washington Post titled E.J. Dionne Jr.: The campaign’s moral hole . Dionne is a Catholic and a liberal, which places him not on ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 02:55 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
High Growth Jobs Require Safety Net Copyright@PeggyWireman IF ALL THE WORKERS NOT MAKING ENOUGH TO SUPPORT EVEN A SMALL FAMILY QUIT TOMORROW, THE COUNTRY WOULD ...
by Peggy Wireman
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 09:29 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
If the House Agriculture committee has its way, food stamp benefits will be cut by some 20-percent, thanks to Republicans in Congress who tossed this mean-spirited gem into a GOP's hostage bills ...
by Charley James
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 04:33 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
As I looked at the faces of women, so many women, on the stage and in the hall at the Democratic National Convention this last week, I cheered through my tears—filled with emotions that are hard ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 195 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 171 Recommends
Oh, there aren't any LW Fundamentalist preachers? No wonder this isn't breaking news. I was all set to get into arguments about how it's really uncivil to call Paul Ryan the Antichrist just ...
by I love OCD
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 07:51 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I highly recommend you read this inspiring, refreshing, and even fun article by Abigail Pesta, called Catholic Nuns Guns for Paul Ryan, which describes the adventures of Sister Simone Campbell, and ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 04:46 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Mitt Romney struggles to respond to the Nuns invitation Network, a ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 02:47 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
While the Catholic Church clergy makes shameful but overdue headlines on the receiving end of a criminal investigation, the professed religious of the Church are doing their best to actually do ...
by ConfusedSkyes
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 08:44 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
If you visit the Wisconsin State Capitol on any given day, chances are Governor Scott Walker will not be there. Even on those rare occasions when he shows up for work, he hides in his office, unlike ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 155 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 02:31 PM PDT with 414 Recommends
The barnstorming social justice tour stopped in northeast Ohio on Tuesday. Their itinerary included a presentation that was one part revival meeting and one part call to action. Cross posted from ...
by danps
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 02:22 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Just read a link on Facebook from Raw Story where a conservative right wing sonofabitch apparently thinks it is funny to "joke" (because that's of course what it was, right?) about brutally ...
by HamptonRoadsProgressive
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 01:59 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
A group of Roman Catholic Sisters, calling themselves Nuns on the Bus , have hit the road on a nine State trip. They won't be rolling into the Fort Lauderdale area where I live. They won't be ...
by patsm
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 03:40 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
So not too long ago one of the local diarists mentioned Nuns on the Bus . I was also intrigued by the interview on the Colbert Report of Simone Campbell the executive director of Network , a social ...
by Mlle L
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 02:28 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
When the Overpass Light Brigade contacted the D.C coordinators for Nuns on the Bus , we didn't really expect to get the busy Sisters out to one of our bridge parties. We really just wanted to extend ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 107 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 08:46 PM PDT with 331 Recommends