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Woody Allen recently received a Golden Globe lifetime achievement award for his work in films. Nick Kristof (citing allegations by his friends, the Farrow family, that Allen is a child molester) ...
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 08:31 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I listened to PBO's State of the Union address with growing anger. "Drill baby drill", fast track TPP. This not what I wanted to hear! Then I read my latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine this ...
by chuck utzman
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 03:25 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Shown below is an open letter to the authors of a recent Fortune article: " Big Business should stop ignoring Washington ." I would welcome your thoughts: • Do you feel Big Business leaders are ...
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 10:01 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I just received this missive from Torquemadawg, saying that Indiana is considering decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. This seems sensible to me. I pass it on here without comment. ---------
by HoundDog
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 04:52 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Was George W. Bush a pro-Shi'ite supporter of Iran? No, and Barack H. Obama isn't Pro-Islamic either.
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 10:19 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Your opportunity to be a "micro-entrepreneur": By cleaning other people's homes or renting out your spare room.
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 128 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 07:53 AM PST with 107 Recommends
Only hypocrisy and demagoguery can explain Republican opposition to gun regulation, alleging potential infringement of constitutional freedoms -- alongside Republican support for monitoring American ...
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 08:26 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Michael Matthew Bloomer, November 1, ...
by latestbloomer
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 08:39 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Michael Matthew Bloomer, October 19, ...
by latestbloomer
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 05:03 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I have written many, many times about Wall Street and its rotten practices, and how their reckless decisions are hurting families. For years now, we've known that Wall Street had too much influence ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 01:07 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In a downpour of Republican Anti-Choice and Anti-Women bills that drench the news, a ray of truth shines through. Rep. Doug Cox of Oklahoma, a rare Republican lawmaker who supports a woman's ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 05:09 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
House Speaker John Boehner set out to preside over a do-nothing Congress, and he has succeeded. As this week’s scheduled repeal vote of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shows, Boehner is an over-...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Here's an outrage that must be changed: Big Pharma has been systematically price-gouging the Medicare program for seniors and people with disabilities -- and raking in billions in excessive profits. ...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 02:42 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Prescription drug companies spend more than 19 times as much on marketing as they do on basic research. With prescription drug ads airing continuously in the U.S., the cost of medicines has soared. ...
by Ethan Rome
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 09:27 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
During the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, Steve Crowder laughed and joked, 'What is this obsession with Ashley Judd and rape?' Okay. Let's see. Last year, former Republican ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 157 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 04:29 AM PDT with 264 Recommends
BY BILL MOYERS & MICHAEL WINSHIP Originally posted at BillMoyers.com In our last episode of that ongoing Washington soap opera, "As the Door Revolves," we introduced you to former federal ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 01:56 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Last week, The New York Times published a chilling account of how indiscriminate killing in war remains bad policy even today. This time, it's done not by young GIs in the field but by anonymous ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 92 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 09:27 AM PST with 86 Recommends
Every seven years the amount of information in the world is said to be doubled, and so does our stupidity of what to do with it. Just ask Governor Bobby Jindal, who couldn't believe people thought ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend
In a conversation we had only yesterday, Matt Taibbi criticized the Obama Administration's approach to holding banks accountable for their behavior, arguing that fearing another economic calamity is ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 172 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 11:40 AM PST with 201 Recommends
Today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner warned that the debt limit will be reached by December 31, just five days from now, but that by taking "certain extraordinary measures," the Treasury ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 02:50 PM PST with 8 Recommends