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by pwoodford
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I was pleasantly surprised yesterday when John McCain rose on the Senate floor to condemn Michelle Bachmann's and several other Republican House members' attacks on Huma Abedin, an aide to Secretary ...
by TomP
Comment Count 115 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 07:01 AM PDT with 238 Recommends
As someone who was recently called an anti-Semite (elsewhere) for an honest, confessional critique of Israel ( on this site ), I was heartened by Robert Wright's forceful rejection of a similar ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 07:21 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête Nationale (The ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 09:03 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Arthur Puskis has devoted his life to the Vaults, the repository of all the official records of The City at the height of its rough-and-tumble, pre-war days. The orderliness, the routine, the proven ...
by bookgirl
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Perhaps if American wakes up it might be different, but no one seems motivated. Given the number of same-sex marriage ballot measures in swing states to draw Republican voters, it looks like Romney ...
by pbmaise
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 27, 2012 at 01:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Serious GOP VP contender Allen West has a list of 80 Communist Party members in the Democratic Caucus : Allen West provides a head count on the number of Communists in the [House] Dem Caucus REP. ...
by Armando
Comment Count 475 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 07:58 AM PDT with 208 Recommends
And this time it's Barack Obama who's part of an "Islamist" conspiracy to destroy freedom... From a seventeen minute video interview on "Politichick" (no, I'm not kidding, the entire video is below:)
by Bill Prendergast
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 12:42 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Yesterday, the Wisconsin State Journal revealed that six of their staffers had signed the petition to Recall Scott Walker . As a result of these employees blatantly flaunting their constitutionally ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 119 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 01:59 PM PDT with 210 Recommends
A few weeks ago, I was preparing a diary about a very legitimate post on "The New Misogyny" at the Washington Monthly when I opened the New York Times to find a story about (another) gunman shooting ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Oh, do pass the popcorn. Please. And while you're at it, get yourself some Raisinets or Dots, because we are watching history unfold right in front of us and it might take a while. Watching the ...
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 205 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 09:32 AM PST with 397 Recommends
On this date in history, February 28, 1950, amidst the paranoia of red scare created by Sen. Joe McCarthy, Deputy Undersecretary of State John Peurifoy revealed that the State Department had ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 01:59 PM PST with 76 Recommends
It is always a shock when Bill O’Reilly is even close to being right on an issue, kind of a kin to walking up to a horse and have it ask you the time of day. Still when he is headed in the right ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 132 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 05:45 AM PST with 148 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 64 Recommends
I first posted a ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 74 Recommends
Two weeks ago, on the 70th Anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, Representative Peter King once again sought the spotlight with a congressional hearing claiming to explore 'homegrown ...
by Rep Michael Honda
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 01:29 PM PST with 15 Recommends
We need to express outrage at an NPR host that was fired because she supported the occupy protests. Explain to me how this any different than blacklisting citizens for political viewpoints? ...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 11:12 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Uh-oh. Sound familiar? If you ever want to get away with oppression, fear, or various other institutional evils, it is simple: question the patriotism, the devotion, the very loyalty , of ...
by Canis Aureus
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 09:58 PM PDT with 78 Recommends
Merrian-Webster online dictionary defines McCarthyism as: A mid-20th century political attitude characterized chiefly by opposition to elements held to be subversive and by the use of ...
by Unit Zero
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 12:33 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today I would like to honor and pay tribute to Harry Hay. Hay founded the Mattachine Society, a leftist gay liberation organization which worked for the civil rights of homosexuals during the 1950s.
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jun 04, 2011 at 09:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends