These are the most recent diaries filed under this tag:
Just heard of a death in my family. Before traveling & having less time for Daily Kos, here are links to some other people's diaries on wording, framing, etc. I haven't had a chance yet to read ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I don’t want to get ahead of myself here, but there are a few things at play over the next day and it is obviously very important to get ahead of the narrative before some of the typical “...
by clammyc
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 05:28 AM PST with 15 Recommends
In all the annals of media stupid this silly season, we may have a winner. At least in the "usually sane outlet" category (the other one, WND pretty much has a lock). You want a horse-race ...
by The Stig
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 01:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Ah, what is it about conservatives in which they like to preemptively gloat, or quickly over wear their welcome? The meme's are hitting fast and furious. We've already seen the "stray Ohio poll ...
by superseiyan
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 09:02 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
What do republicans have democrats beat on almost everytime? Their uncanny ability to deny reality no matter what anyone says. You've seen it time and time again for years, from W's claim of WMDs ...
by maddrailin
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 07:29 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today we get the same news from Rasmussen, Gallup, Rand as we did from PPP and Reuters yesterday. Romney had a surge on Thursday and Friday and by Saturday the polls reverted back to pre-debate ...
by JPSander
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 01:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
President Obama will be giving an amazing speech at the Convention this week. However, it will not create the narrative that will best position himself with independents and fence-sitters. This ...
by OKR
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 07:40 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Push back on the $716b is fine but it is too broad. Maybe it is just how we think, but after years of watching the other side turn our strengths into weaknesses we seem not to have learned the ...
by Judeling
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 02:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This morning, DemFromCt posted a book review of Ian Reifowitz's Obama's America: A Transformative Vision of Our National Identity. Also included was a brief interview with the author, who, in ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week I read that Newt Gingrich, in an exchange with a young black man, told him that all young people should be angry about the high unemployment rate amongst young African Americans because ...
by scottforamerica
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 05:52 AM PST with 1 Recommend
A small but creative public act that happened in Berlin in 1988 is seen today as something of a milestone. It also ...
by alonsoquijote
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 04:11 AM PST with 85 Recommends
Ne'er do Well: My Father's Missing Middle Name I am an adopted Mobilian. I chose to come back here after being part of the diaspora that fled in the 70's when the world seemed less violent ...
by alabamaliberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 09:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
When it comes to the cognitive understanding of the world around us, the most powerful influence is a clear (and generally-accepted) narrative. And often, a narrative that has either been widely ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 10:25 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
All they want to do is fly.
by Bonifer
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 03:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I keep trying to think of ways to adapt the Democrats issues into something more reasonable moderates and Repub voters can relate to. To me, this means rallying around an issue that affects all of ...
by TBug
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 10:13 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Having never experienced an earthquake before yesterday afternoon, I don’t have a lot of creative metaphors to share. That's usually what one turns to in order to describe an unusual event for ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 05:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This diary began as a response to a DailyKos piece that can be read in context here:
by Kurt Sperry
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Aug 15, 2011 at 12:11 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
In which I analyze events, individuals, organizations and communities, through the lens of improvisation. Begins a series...
by Bonifer
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 09:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The White House, as detailed on Kos by Hunter, pointed out that Standard and Poor'
by The Geogre
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 03:52 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm sorry if I don't feel like joining the pity party here, the prognostications of woe and whatnot. It's not that I'm having any more fun than you are, or are much more pleased with the results. ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 08:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends