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Early this week, news broke that the interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 08:53 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Budget Deal from House Ignores the Unemployed Many "serious people" are celebrating the budget deal that (finally!) managed to pass out of the House this ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST with 23 Recommends
The guy who served as the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service has been panned--deservedly so--for his dreadful performance. It was so dreadful, in fact, that several sign-...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 03:04 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Nelson Mandela placed climate justice high among his priorities in his Long Walk to Freedom for all peoples. He ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 13 Recommends
We've gotten really good at bitching. On the KOS, naturally, we specialze in pointing out the mutitude of hypocrisies that constitute the myths of the even playing field, the beneficial invisible ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 08:28 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 09:41 AM PST with 37 Recommends
"We will never see the likes of Nelson Mandela again." said President Obama at the funeral for the recently passed South African leader. A great many things have been said about Nelson Mandela ...
by Dave Robbins
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 07:36 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Greetings again from Shanghai, recently the most polluted city in the history of mankind. In case you haven't heard, the Chinese Communist Party's propaganda department announced that heavy smog is ...
by eades
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 03:29 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Sen. Ted Cruz was one of just two Republicans in the Congressional delegation that attended Nelson Mandela's memorial service, but even though he traveled halfway around the world to participate,
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 09:30 AM PST with 26 Recommends
On Monday night, Jon Stewart ripped into Rick Santorum for his idiotic comparison of apartheid with Obamacare. But the former South African President also got some props from less expected figures.
by BruinKid
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 05:10 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Over the years I've observed that there is a bizarre strain of "Left" minded white person who thinks that because they aren't right wingers... that they can talk about black people as if they are one.
by jshooper
Comment Count 250 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 07:18 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Despite their decades-long record ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 07:07 PM PST with 17 Recommends
SACREBLEU ! The Big Bad Barry is prancing overseas and making a mockery of the U. S. of A. yet again. What did he do this time? This :
by weatherdude
Comment Count 248 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 10:06 AM PST with 259 Recommends
First, an apology for this cursory diary. If someone else does a better job, I'll take it down. On Dec. 7, the New York Times published a piece by Bill Keller, "Nelson Mandela, Communist", about ...
by gzodik
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 08:05 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Corporate media had one helluva problem this week. Nelson Mandela opposed the apartheid system. In speech and with presidential acts, Ronald Reagan supported it. They had to cover up for Ronald ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 12:44 PM PST with 15 Recommends
President Obama, speaking earlier today at the funeral of Nelson Mandela: Complete transcript below ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 06:22 AM PST with 60 Recommends
Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Remembering Nelson Mandela Johannesburg, South Africa December 10, 2013 To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 06:05 AM PST with 23 Recommends
can be found in today's Washington Post in an op ed titled The roots of Mandela’s service . The author, Temba Maqubela is headmaster at Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts. He fought against ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 06:06 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Dear FOX News, You suck! Little coverage of the Mandela memorial (you did show Obama's speech), FOX News prefers to spread mistruths about Obamacare and talk about the Dilbert creator as opposed ...
by bbatson27
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 04:15 AM PST with 0 Recommends