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While our country takes up the debate on whether to punish a ruthless government for using deadly chemical weapons on its people, maybe we should take a long look within as well. When will our ...
by Neither Nor
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 08:21 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
For progressives and those wanting to end the clusterfu*k that is "Post 9/11 America," Syria must be our "line in the sand," and we must keep the president to his words when talking about the "...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 04:58 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
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by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 09:09 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
What do Indigenous people living in Fort Chipewyan in Northern Alberta, Canada have in common with communities of color in Port Arthur, Texas? The answer is the Keystone XL Pipeline —and the ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 08:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
My Diary title is semi-facetious, but there is an element of truth that I want to discuss. President Obama today set a new precedent. For the first time since Ronald Reagan took office, a sitting ...
by Roxpert
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 04:10 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
It's no secret the internets and the MSM are abuzz with our planned attack on Syria for its use of chemical weapons against its citizens, and well should be. However, I am getting to the point that ...
by demswin06
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 03:35 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Say what you like about Obama but he is a masterful politician. I am listening to one of the most beautiful punts in the history of politics. He has kicked that hot potato right into the laps ...
by Orcas George
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 11:03 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
That the Obama Administration is set on waging war in yet another nation, amid national celebrations of the 1963 March on Washington, is beyond bizarre. It is a betrayal of everything Dr. Martin ...
by Jan Barry
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 10:53 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I had just published an earlier version of this diary when it was announced that Obama was about to make a public statement. That statement required some revisions, so I took the diary into the shop ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I'm not going to provide much of my own commentary, but here are what some of the liberals in the US and world are saying. Hopefully this will add to the discussion.
by dizzydean
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 09:45 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The boring reason is that the Economist magazine would (narrowly) plump for Ms Yellen The word "narrowly" appears to have been imposed by a late-intervening editor, because the article’s case ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 05:53 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Putin finally talked about Syria. Putin says it would be 'utter nonsense' for Assad to use chemical arms From the link above: Putin said on Saturday that it would be "utter nonsense" for the ...
by Blue Wind
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 05:21 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
As the past four years have shown, hateful comments directed at people based on race, nationality, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, have shot up dramatically. I'...
by azzonie
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 02:33 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I write this open letter to you in order to ask one thing of you before taking any action on Syria. I do hope you have a moment to discuss this, it's rather important. We seem to have found ...
by The Green Nugget
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 10:20 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
WaPo has a new article titled " U.S. military officers have deep doubts about impact, wisdom of a U.S. strike on Syria ." It's full of juicy material, but there seem to be two main threads: (1) ...
by Sucker Politics
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 09:37 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I am 77. I have watched the myriad excuses for killing at the one on one level up to the threat of nuclear war. My friend Jim Coffman and I have published a book on "Global Insanity". At my age I ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 05:01 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
If George Dubya Bush (The lesser) or anyone like him (can you say Willard) was President today, we already would been much past the point of suffering thru another "Commander codpiece" moment and ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 06:21 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There are a couple of points about America's impending military attack against Syria that I'd like to discuss, if I may: 1. We have NO confirmation of who is responsible for the supposed chemical ...
by Randle Aubrey
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 04:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I put this poster in the window next to my front door, so everyone coming to my house would see it. I put it there around the first inauguration. I left it there through all the bailouts, and ...
by memiller
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 01:31 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
An act of war is not always necessary and it is not always necessarily evil. I was born into a family that was torn apart and traumatized by the realities of WWII. My father an American occupier ...
by Marina Asbury
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 12:48 PM PDT with 15 Recommends