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Having run for Congress in 2012 (here's a video from that campaign )that took off here on Daily Kos, and then went viral, I am launching a new campaign. But this one will not be for elective office.
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Twenty children, ages six and seven, were killed by a deranged young man with semi-automatic rifles less than two months ago, and since that time we have not stopped debating, discussing, arguing ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 13 Recommends
riottapes just posted ten good questions about gun control. Here are my answers (and the repeated questions). This started out as a comment, but became rather long. I think this time could be ...
by Sophie Amrain
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Many people have been taken aback by Chris Hedges' vehement and incendiary denunciation of "the Black Bloc anarchists" in his latest Truthdig effort ...
by felix19
Comment Count 144 comments on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 05:11 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Blacks and Muslims breathe a collective sigh of relief as former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) distracts Americans into a national conversation on boobage. (Washington DC) Like the bright ...
by freshrant
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 04:26 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As the sun rose over Pikes Peak this morning I followed my usual routine. I fed my two purring pooties, brewed a pot of coffee, stretched my aching back, and meditated in the morning silence. My ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 401 comments on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 08:36 AM PST with 85 Recommends
The right wing has done such a stellar job of highjacking the national conversation and demonizing the left. They do this by using inflammatory and divisive language. The right co-opts the terms "...
by DeepSouthProg
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 17, 2010 at 07:08 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
My introduction to Israeli elections came in 1992, when I watched the elderly founders of the kibbutz I was volunteering on cheer the election of Yitzhak Rabin. I cashed in my meager post-college ...
by bbr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 06:52 AM PDT with 3 Recommends