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Did you hear that Obama finally responded to Dick Cheney’s accusation in a Playboy interview that the President had played the race card in his discussions of the conflict in Ferguson, MO? Cheney’
by FreedomandCap
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 09:37 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
News, actually a bit of political rhetoric, from Alabama House District 93: Because Ebola, a Scary Story for October 06 Oct 2014 Jennifer Marsden, MD Candidate for State House, Alabama District 93 ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 10:19 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Maybe. Depends a lot on, if the 'generic' Dem can make the case for providing Public Services (vs. the case for blithely shutting said Services down .) GOP surges ahead of Democrats in 2014 ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Dec 26, 2013 at 02:01 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I really don't like to republish anything I've already written, but two diaries today, one on the Community Spotlight list, make it necessary to bring back a diary on what it is that we call it when ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 06:49 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
To All Elected Local, State, and National Political Leadership: No American needs anymore to name specifically the tragedy or the media and political responses because all have become both ...
by plthomasEdD
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 04:26 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
How to “Speak American” When You GOTV by Susan C. Strong, Executive Director, The Metaphor Project, http://www.metaphorproject.org Recent rash remarks and extreme ideas from the Romney/Ryan ...
by SusanCStrong
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Sep 21, 2012 at 08:38 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
For the second night in a row, Top Comments consists of an essay response to a Facebook ‘friend.’ Chrislove wrote last ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
It has been noted, for example by Vice-President Biden on a number of occasions, that one of the stark things about the current crew or crop of Republicans, driven to right-wing edge of insanity by ...
by Glenn Wright
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun May 20, 2012 at 02:52 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Kevin Drum writes : I'm going to annoy a few of my fellow lefties and say that we should stop getting bent out of shape when people respond to the Trustees report by saying that Social Security is "
by Armando
Comment Count 188 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 07:21 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
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by BeninSC
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Once again, it's time to begin reframing an issue. Although I haven't been screaming at Tweety about this, yesterday, a perfectly reasonable diary about social conservatives in Pennsylvania was ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 12:28 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Last week four men chosen by the Mecklenburg County Commissioners (North Carolina) to serve on a bi-partisan panel to study and recommend new voting district boundaries decided instead to undermine ...
by Harry Taylor
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 12:56 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/08/01/1001973/-McConnell-on-debt-ceiling-hostage-taking:-Well-be-doing-it-all-over?detail=hide&via=blog_1 This kind of front page entry ticks me off.] It seems ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 691 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 01:48 PM PDT with 356 Recommends
Columnist Richard Cohen has taken his paper, The Washington Post, to task for not calling Republican untruths lies. Instead, the paper employed gentle euphemisms such as “myths.” It was ...
by Big Chuck
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 05:31 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Dear Governor Palin, I am writing in the hopes of bringing to your attention a perspective regarding political rhetoric and the use of hyperbole which I have found shockingly absent in the views ...
by real satire
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jan 20, 2011 at 06:19 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Why DO they do it? The Merchants of Right Wing Rhetoric, day in, day out -- Why do they push the envelope -- test the boundaries of civility; abandon the need for Facts; and stir up the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 19, 2011 at 04:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
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by TomDispatch
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 16, 2011 at 07:49 PM PST with 20 Recommends
"There is no evidence that links Jared Loughner to..." Who cares? How would it change anything? If a search of his room had turned up a Sarah Palin shrine, all of her books & a Gadsden flag, wouldn'...
by rasbobbo
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 01:30 PM PST with 4 Recommends
President Obama stated at the memorial service : We cannot and will not be ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 12:49 PM PST with 34 Recommends
On the one hand, Sarah Palin and other Conservatives who are "outraged" by the idea that their ugly, violent rhetoric may somehow ...
by Bare Left
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 12:02 PM PST with 3 Recommends