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I don't think I've ever had a more exciting New Year's Eve. I'm going to try to recount the night's events chronologically... This might be difficult haha.
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 02:16 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I’m hopelessly out of step with my fellow Americans. Don’t believe me? I’ll prove it. I’ll state unequivocally that am not a patriot. I’m not exactly sure what a patriot is but I know I am ...
by Doctor Mxyzptlk
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 01:10 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Well we certainly have a lot of discussion regarding the income inequality in our economy. That is a good thing. What has begun to rankle a bit is that even those in the media who are supportive ...
by Myrddnn
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 12:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Not much to add to this, except to say, this young woman has my admiration: By the way, my family has no dental ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 153 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 06:17 PM PDT with 578 Recommends
Putting the Maher quote aside, what bothers me, and caused me to write this, was that I am frequently challenged by people who consider me to be unpatriotic just because I’m a liberal/progressive.
by godzakka
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Richmond Ramsey penned an excellent essay on Fox Geezer Syndrome, a heartbreaking condition which affects certain older persons later in life. It's a crippling handicap, and it's inspired me to ...
by LibbyLuLu
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 11:53 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
I wrote an upbeat patriotic song in solidarity with ordinary American workers, and those most at risk in our society: A Song of Solidarity (Red,
by geoffgilson
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 07, 2011 at 08:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Sean Hannity is supposed to interview Sarah Palin tonight so she can - ya know - let everyone know what "blood libel" means and how this "pogram" (which isn't really a pogram) against her is just ...
by keepemhonest
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Jan 17, 2011 at 11:41 AM PST with 9 Recommends
He was already quite sick when we formally met and had the first chance to actually talk. His wife and mine had been friends and traded emails for years, usually regarding club business in the ...
by FrankSpoke
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 07, 2010 at 02:58 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Miriam Webster's online dictionary defines a patriotism as love for or devotion to one's country . Perhaps the images most associated with patriotism are of someone waving the ...
by patsm
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jun 05, 2010 at 12:57 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I have to admit, I enjoy browsing Tea Party websites. The sites are overrun by some of the craziest, teabagging, wingnuts on the web. There are some common themes. Here, for example, is one, “...
by okofay
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 08:17 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This question has puzzled me for years. In my mind, there are patriots...and then there are 'Patriots.' Just as a quick reference, here is Webster's definition: patriot ...
by Bonsai66
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Mar 17, 2010 at 06:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I've got a million other things to do today, but I went to bed angry and I woke up mad about the lack of an outpouring of heartfelt compassion for dead IRS employee Vernon Hunter. About the lack of ...
by Brown Man ATL
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 06:26 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Added: There have been a couple of mentions in the replies about naming a building in Honor to Vernon, my thoughts are with those thinking and voicing that! Wherever they reopen the IRS building ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 262 comments on Sun Feb 21, 2010 at 11:16 AM PST with 827 Recommends
By Michelle Richardson, ACLU Legislative Counsel On Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee is going to wrap up its markup and vote on the USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act. ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 09:05 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Mr. Potter: "Why don't you collect on these mortgages? Or foreclose?" George Bailey: "I can't do that, Mr. Potter. Some of these families have children ." Mr. ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 01:15 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I was sitting around, wondering what was the genesis of this Tea Party craze. Questions like: why now? why so rabid? etc. The result was a cartoon I drew that is posted on Image Shack. I hope it ...
by grmelvin
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Sep 22, 2009 at 04:37 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As a child, I recited the Pledge of Allegiance every morning in school. And unless you grew up elsewhere, almost all of us are closely acquainted with this morning ritual. We didn't question it.
by Bonsai66
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Aug 30, 2009 at 03:41 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Now that I have your attention. This is my interpretation of what the Iranian Government has done to one of its' own, not to mention its' people. I have generally tried to lay back since last night ...
by FrankCornish
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Jun 13, 2009 at 07:13 PM PDT with 165 Recommends
The word patriot has been kicked around a lot for the past 28 years, when the moneychangers ran wild with our money and eventually bankrupted the nation. Business could do no wrong; 'government' ...
by njperson
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 01:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend