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I've been reviewing my diary posts, and I noticed that two themes seem to dominate: Race and Guns. In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial, there has been much talk about both of these ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 01:04 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Perhaps it is my age, or perhaps it is my experience, but I have a visceral and negative reaction towards anyone who seeks to divide us up. I see such framings as that I used for the title of this ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Help the RNC to pick their candidate for 2012. Thar she blows ! Ride the White Whale ! ...
by vets74
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 09:55 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Or, how the majority claims ownership of the Other. And let's face it, folks. We who suffer from the transsexual condition are the Other. Just as non-majority races are the Other just as gays or ...
by MercuryX23
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 09:59 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
We have record levels of poverty and inequality in America. Our armed fores are still engaged in two wars. Nearly fifty million people (myself included) are without health insurance. So what is ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 17, 2010 at 08:32 AM PST with 4 Recommends
There are some crimes that are just gut wrenching to think about. "Honor" killing , the murder of a someone (usually a woman or girl) by ...
by the national gadfly
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Sep 26, 2010 at 08:56 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
So much for the constitution or our freedom of speech rights. G.B. the next profiteer has deemed them inappropriate at the 'Restoring Honor' rally in Washington DC.
by Stop Pandering
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 08:44 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Rasmussen Reports is not a reputable polling firm. But the results it obtained when it queried the American people on whether they approved of subjecting Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab ...
by blueness
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 02, 2010 at 11:46 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I have the good fortune of having friends in Oaxaca, Mexico who have offered me their perspectives on what is happening in the United States. These people are very engaged in local politics and ...
by luciavt
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 05:08 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There follows questions centered on ifs. Clue: I have no answers. Short list below the fold.
by Riddlebaugh
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 10:24 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
After reading Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH10) DKos post ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 810 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 07:56 AM PDT with 861 Recommends
This Poll expires on Monday, October 6th, ...
by Digital Components
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 05:49 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
(off-topic warning - this started as a comment in the most recent open thread but i decided to throw it in a diary for greater visibility - no pun intended, you'll understand below) ok - this by ...
by sedrunsic
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Jan 14, 2007 at 04:46 PM PST with 6 Recommends