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Esperanza Quintero: Whose neck shall I stand on to make me feel superior, and what will I have out of it? I don't want anything lower than I am. I am low enough already. I want to rise and to push ...
by annieli
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
MORE HERE: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2014/09/11/government-threaten-yahoo-with-fines/15466441/ Pour a bucket of Ice Water over that paranoia, we ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 06:13 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
On June 9, 1954, attorney Joseph N. Welch posed the following question to Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.): "At long last, have you left no sense of decency?" Although this question sounded the death ...
by FredNietzsche
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 04:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In the 25+ years I've been politically aware, I can't possibly begin to count how many "I've had it up to here" moments regarding Republican tactics and methods kept me up at night. After decades of ...
by thegray72
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 09:51 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
After closely following the National Security Agency story for two years (16+ months before anyone ever heard the name, Edward Snowden), I can honestly say that blogger and journalist Marcy Wheeler’
by bobswern
Comment Count 224 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 02:51 AM PST with 248 Recommends
Today in 1954, the Senate voted to condemn Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute." His supporters laughed it off. Until a lone man, Joseph ...
by maxfolger
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 10:20 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Dear President Obama: As commander in chief, you’ve been responsible for the treatment of the most high-profile whistleblower in the history of the U.S. armed forces. Under your command, the ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 217 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 07:36 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
We have been seeing, and we'll continue to see, a full frontal assault on Edward Snowden, in the press, throughout the blogosphere, and certainly here among the hyperpartisans. A large portion of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 500 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 12:16 PM PDT with 399 Recommends
Eric Stetson's interesting diary the other day about the danger of young people leaving the center-right Democratic Party and going to the more cynical libertarian ideology got me thinking.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 366 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 349 Recommends
I'm publishing this on schedule, because what I've been hearing on television (CNN and MSNBC) suggests that some of our civil liberties may soon be under attack, and since that's what this diary is ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 02:30 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Four people were thrown in Federal prison and into solitary confinement. Three were repeatedly taken out and put back into solitary in an attempt to break them - not because of an imminent threat; ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 197 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 09:16 AM PDT with 241 Recommends
Whose values, Mr. Cruz? Amerca's? Or Moscow's? I'm a student of political history. I fear the Ted Cruz thing is going to play out more or less the way the first half of the Joe McCarthy tragedy ...
by wruckusgroink
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 04:32 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Sen. Cruz took $70,000.00 from Goldman Sachs for his 2012 campaign. Goldman Sachs was the fourth largest contributor to his campaign. Here's a quote from an article in Bloomberg that was published ...
by The Wicked Fairy
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 07:26 PM PST with 24 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This Diary Paul Robeson had as much moral stature as all of the icons associated with the Civil Rights Movement. Before he had turned forty years old, he ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:47 PM PST with 165 Recommends
For some, he was the 20th century's greatest Renaissance man. To J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, the political establishment of the day, and segregationists who controlled the House Un-American ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:46 PM PST with 289 Recommends
To some younger readers of this blog, the title of this post may seem strange. They do not realize how many lives and careers were wrecked because people refused to sign loyalty oaths. Today ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 04:58 AM PST with 123 Recommends
At my home blog, the Minnesota Progressive Project, we're doing a series on the top Michele Bachmann lies of 2012. Not all of her 2012 lies, just the top ones--in no particular order. Today's ...
by Bill Prendergast
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 02:29 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Here is a new video about baseless claims - smears - that President Obama, and Democrats in general, are Marxist, Communist, or in league with the Muslim Brotherhood.
by Political TroubleMaker
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 04:48 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Here is a video I created about Congressman Allen West's repeatedly ignorant, repugnant, and often outright insane statements. May he be truly offended. Hell, some viewers will likely be offended too.
by Political TroubleMaker
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 01:14 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I am not going to make much comment on the following interview, other than to say listen. If you need some background on the recent crack down on singers in the Wisconsin Capitol, check out previous ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 06:41 AM PDT with 41 Recommends