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First of all, if I intentionally use an inflammatory term like “gun nut”, you need to understand why. In my mind, there are differences between gun nuts and responsible gun owners. Responsible ...
by deciminyan
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
When the Mayans predicted the world would come to an end as we know it this past December,...I am beginning to think that maybe it happened and we just didn't notice. Because in the first month of ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 02:37 PM PST with 2 Recommends
[although 2013's not lookin' so hot either...] Mayan forecasts of doom were a bust Where's a prophecy people can trust? If the world's gonna end We will have to depend On some accurate facts! That'...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 10:14 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I made my first trip to Peru in 1986. During this trip, must of the Peruanos that I came in contact with who were capable of speaking English had some very unkind things to say about a Gringa ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 03:32 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Since humans evolved enough to have concern for the shortening of the days and the apparent loss of the sun this season must have been special. This year the Winter Solstice took on special ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:42 PM PST with 8 Recommends
As many of you may have heard by now the Mayans correctly predicted the Snowpocalypse (aka Snowmageddon). Over the last two days, South Central Wisconsin was hit with 16 to 24 inches of snow. ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 11:09 AM PST with 23 Recommends
With the holidays and the fiscal cliff and all the extra work we're facing now that those pesky Mayans let down the doomsday preppers, your intrepid diarist knows that you don't have time to delve ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:45 AM PST with 10 Recommends
by michaelmhughes
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 07:26 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Felix Alvarez, a longtime Chicano cultural activist in San Jose and Modesto, was vacationing in the Yucatan at the pre-Columbian city of Chichen Itza with his late wife, Mary Contreras, in 1991, ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 10:50 AM PST with 4 Recommends
By this time next year will we all be ducking for cover? Will the ancient forces of Galactic Gravity finally cast our puny planet onto the trash heap of 'Good ideas -- BUT ...' ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 01:30 PM PST with 13 Recommends
The Christianized Jesus - the turning of a radical into a conservative shadow of his former self - explains our problem of establishing and celebrating freedom fighters today. It is important that ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 12:40 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
As the debt ceiling - deficit deal comes to a head, consider one element: ...
by J Rond
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:52 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As the time drew near, survivors were faced with painful decisions. How should they deal with the coming difficulties? Many asked if there were steps they could take to weather the impending disaster.
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 308 comments on Sun Jul 18, 2010 at 05:56 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
If little kids had never been taught about religion, would they develop this concept all by themselves? Raised in a vacuum of dogma, would they instinctively discover, invent or reveal the existence ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Apr 03, 2010 at 08:42 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
If there's one thing that I have learned for sure down here in Central America, it is this: Mayans love brilliant colors. Everything they wear, everything they use and everything they touch just ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 04:35 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Recently I entered a casting call contest for people who wanted to be on Season 21 of "Survivor". There were something like 525 video audition entries submitted -- and I watched almost half of ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 01:45 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Maybe it's because I'm a daughterless ungay male? Even after decades of seeing the influence of "Christian" politics, even in my own family, I've regarded it as a goofy sideshow taking place far ...
by S Chelydra
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 08:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
First let me start by saying that I am not a great writer nor do I have an art of the english language, but it will be readable. I am not a huge consiracy theroist, though I do believe JFK was an ...
by Lazarus Kane
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2008 at 12:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In 2006, we took back the House and the Senate. In 2008, our goal will be to take back the White House. From there, our goal will be to create a permanent progressive majority in the House and the ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2007 at 08:50 PM PST with 9 Recommends
cross posted from The Dream Antilles and updated Following Bush's visit to Guatemala, a complete and total PR disaster, Mayan ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2007 at 07:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends