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My opinion, expressed over many posts, has been this: Staying power, persistence and perseverance is as important to political movements as the strength of our beliefs. It's foolish to make this ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 08:32 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I'm sickened and depressed by the attitude among liberals, which, IMO, is approaching that of the tea baggers in the denial of reality and the short-sightedness.
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 01:05 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Okay, so we've gotten the 26 billionth confirmation that Joe Lieberman is a corporate hack, and a lying piece of bacterial waste. We've know that for quite some time now. But more important than ...
by oxfdblue
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 07:00 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Sally was my first love and I was hers. Sally and I separated. Yet we remained best of friends. This year Sally hoped to get married to her partner of seven years. Be patient I said your time ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Nov 04, 2009 at 01:50 PM PST with 60 Recommends
I assume that anyone who spends time on Daily Kos is interested in the political system and its impact on our lives. Most of our dialogue is focused on how we change that system in order to improve ...
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 11:32 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I have had to learn patience the hard way. I can remember vividly the view of my ill-fitting boots, as I marched up the steep roadway. I was slowly approaching the top of Fourth of July pass in the ...
by epjmcginley
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 09:24 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In other words I have tried to be nice, play the game and listen to others point of view. Its true we live in a complicated world where many points of view need to be assessed and acted upon. The ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 04:49 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
A lot of my friends and family members are currently being laid off across the country. Many of them have been working in the non-profit sector which is now being DECIMATED by state budget cuts. I ...
by mka193
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jul 11, 2009 at 12:58 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Since there were never substantive policy differences between Hillary and Barack, many of us looked to intangibles such as style and temperament to decide who we’d support. Recall, for ...
by Petey2
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jul 01, 2009 at 08:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There's a story about a boy who asked his father to teach him how to play poker. The father said, "All right, your first poker lesson starts now. Get a deck of cards and the chips, go to your room,
by Mark A R Kleiman
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 04:28 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
What a glutton for punishment you must be in order to lead the life of a politician. I remember back to 2004 when I first heard of you. I was hoping that you would run for office one day, but to ...
by mim5677
Comment Count 180 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 07:59 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Forgive me if I am not a very patient person. I keep reading that one word on all of the blogs about the LGBT community and why are we not giving the President more time to work on our issues...he ...
by travelingmanrick
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 10:14 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Deep in despair, I once fell to my knees and wept...sobbed...uncontrollably. This went on for some minutes, and then the strangest thing happened. Sometime after this strange phenomenon, I ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 02:22 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I have a sense of standing on a line. On one side of the line, there is "me", with a name, a body, thus a house for the body to stay in out of the elements; the ego, the one who likes movies and ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2009 at 05:02 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Patience. It was a recurring theme in President Obama's press conference this evening. Patience. A virtue that is acquired with experience. Patience.
by TigerMom
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2009 at 06:16 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The talking heads are in a froth about the Obama economic plan and already calling for Geitner's resignation. What is missing, though, is the simple element of reality: Obama's only been president ...
by ProfJonathan
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 10:20 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I don't get it, I really don't. What gives Frank Rich and many others on this site standing to jump the shark after only 60 days and declare the President, the treasury managers and the policies ...
by Hope Reborn
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2009 at 06:03 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
So about a year ago, I was watching TV. It was late at night and one of those information shows was on about how you can start your own alpaca farm. I never watch those things but this time, it just ...
by TocqueDeville
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 01:03 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Bob Herbert wrote a column today that is REQUIRED reading for any self-respecting American at this time. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/07/opinion/07herbert.html He coined the term "renegade ...
by mka193
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 10:34 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I spent the day watching CNN – President Obama at Fort Myers, Ben Bernancke in front of a Congressional committee, and Tim Geithner in front of the Senate committee. Then I went on to all my ...
by virtual me
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2009 at 05:53 PM PST with 4 Recommends