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(Diarist's note: This is a very lengthy diary--one of my longest, in fact--with multiple breaking news stories in it, which convey some very depressing new pieces of information about the current ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 299 comments on Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 01:07 AM PDT with 229 Recommends
Religious conservatives, or at least the loud ones, reject the argument of a woman’s right to choose an abortion, because what is at stake isn’t merely choice, but also life. Yet many ...
by DavidsonLoehr
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Sep 30, 2010 at 03:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Over the years, one would observe conservatives belonging to the Republican Party slipping into bed with the church, and identifying with Christianity as an election strategy. That's putting it ...
by Seph Tanner
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Aug 14, 2010 at 05:13 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There's [http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2010/06/on-bps-many-forms-of-less-than-artful-dodging.html a great post on BP's travesty in the Gulf of Mexico] by Naked Capitalism Publisher Yves Smith, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 10:23 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Hi all, I apologize for the shortness of this diary, perhaps the other longer ones I've written in the past can 'be applied' to this one. This is not really a place/time for me to do anything ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Feb 06, 2010 at 09:10 AM PST with 60 Recommends
I know most of you have seen this email. It's an old one, but apparently it's making the rounds again as a tea bagger call to arms. Here it is, with my response, below the fold...
by La Gitane
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jan 09, 2010 at 08:49 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Economist Paul Krugman wrote September 11, 2009, 4:48 am Mathematics and economics I’ve been ...
by Mokurai
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Sep 14, 2009 at 10:58 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
DISCLAIMER: This write-up is not to be construed as one that is going against or attacking the Church as a whole, but rather encouraging the Church at this critical time to do what it ...
by janicegwashington
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 07:48 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Dick Cheney gave a speech last Thursday in which he assured us that “enhanced interrogation techniques” (i.e.: torture) ...
by Civil Writes Activist
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat May 23, 2009 at 11:30 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The American government has recently been involved in some dirty behavior involving their methods of detaining domestic and foreign terrorist prisoners. The torture tactics reported by the media go ...
by zimbeo
Comment Count 0 comments on Fri May 15, 2009 at 06:33 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Water-boarding and other various forms of torture are just that, torture. They'll satisfy themselves by calling humane treatment of any enemy 'giving comfort to the enemy' so now, humane treatment ...
by Vayle
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 05:37 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I’ve been going back and forth on the topic of the prosecution of Bush, Cheney, Wolfowitiz, Rice, Halliburton, et all. There are well conceived and persuasive views from both sides being ...
by A Southerner in Yankeeland
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 08:56 AM PST with 2 Recommends
( Snark Note: I am not a health care provider, but I sometimes play one on the internets.) From the effective date of the recently published 45 CFR Part 88 I "refuse to ...
by Into The Woods
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2008 at 03:02 PM PST with 6 Recommends
A quick fable with a moral that would be good advice for our incoming Secretary of State.
by dadlyedly
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2008 at 05:29 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Today we see the Republican Party divided among themselves. The Republicans have forsaken the organization of the Senate and House bypassing the Chairmanship and Leadership structure and attempting ...
by guerchiotti56
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2008 at 11:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Several years ago, when I was practicing the craft of journalism in a small town, a co-worker who was disappointed with the community's exceedingly shallow dating pool planned a trip to Nevada. His ...
by dsjwriter
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Mar 22, 2008 at 09:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
We've all heard of the moral majority and values voters. Somehow, somewhere we forgot that we are all value voters and that we all have a stake in morality. The conservative movement shrivelled a ...
by Timothy Scriven
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2007 at 04:16 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Revd Rowan Williams, has denounced U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and stated that they have lost the moral high ground since 9/11.
by Rob Stevenson
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2007 at 11:06 PM PST with 1 Recommend
There has been a lot of debate on Dkos lately regarding religion and what role, if any, it should have in politics or government. Most seemingly agreed that religion and politics are a dangerous mix,
by Fallon
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2007 at 12:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Sometimes I can't believe that I am truly reading the words of people who claim to support America. Alexander Hamilton had it right - “If it be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the ...
by idcirco
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2007 at 10:15 PM PDT with 3 Recommends