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In the wake of the Sandy Hook elementary school bloodbath last month, National Rifle Association Vice ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 118 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 39 Recommends
On Saturdays, with her grandmother mostly out of the room, I tutor Guadalupe Figueroa, aged 14, at the family's kitchen table. There is a picture of the Last Supper hanging above us, with colorful ...
by karmsy
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 11:08 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Cross Posted at Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette Yes, the grand ...
by priceman
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 02:49 PM PST with 41 Recommends
The United States lost more than 100,000 teaching jobs between June 2011 and June 2012, part of the 300,000 teaching jobs lost since June 2008. But this summer, teacher hiring was ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 07:58 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
This seemed newsworthy, so here's what I found out about it. Some might call it good news for President Obama's campaign. Good news, bad news on jobs numbers by Mickey Hepner, edmondsun.com -- Sep ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 12:03 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
President Obama and Mitt Romney may be scheduled for their first of three debates next week, but there is really no debate when it comes to the progress we have made on jobs and how much further ...
by Karl Frisch
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 07:15 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
US112 - Government Hiring Cushions Unemployment Government should hire when it has sufficiently productive things for people to do given labor costs. When people are unemployed or underemployed, ...
by GregOrr
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 11:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
You bet your ass they are. Yesterday a small grass fire exploded when the trade winds jumped to 30 MPH. Pictured here is the Maui Fire Department helicopter dropping his bucket into a large pool ...
by hobie1616
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 02:18 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
roads, bridges, sidewalks, traffic lights, water lines, sewer lines, electric lines? education, weather stations, fire stations, emt's, police force, highways, train lines?
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 07:44 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I’m in a particularly grumpy mood this morning as I think about the almost-completed water tower maintenance in our small town and the inconvenience that came with it. No, it’s not what you think.
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 07:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Abby Lane , Fellow Cross-posted from NWLC's blog, Womenstake They say that bad things come in threes. So in honor of the “recovery”, which celebrates its third anniversary with today’s ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 01:46 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm writing this diary nearing the end of what has been a tiring week. To be fair to the parties involved I am not even directly involved in the events to cause the weariness, I am but a side ...
by idbecrazyif
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 09:45 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
In a supposed ["fact-checking" article last week, http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/20/us/politics/fact-checking-obama-and-romney.html?pagewanted=all] the "liberal" New York Times swallowed whole and ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 03:40 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2012 at 06:50 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
"All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
This is a very short diary. Mitt Romney wants to cut jobs for teachers, cops, and firefighters. Obviously he is denying this, but we all know it is true. If we did not also know that Romney has a ...
by lincolnliberal
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 12:23 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The media had a field day on Friday, over the weekend and continuing into today about President Obama's remark that 'the private sector' is doing fine. By contrast, Romney's comments about the need ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 08:23 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
"Politics," Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg declared during Harry Truman's presidency decades ago, "stops at the water's edge." Not, it turns out, for Mitt Romney . Three years ago, Romney ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 01:20 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
Gov. Mitch Daniels appearing on Fox News Sunday does, indeed, believe there is a message to be taken from this week's Governor recall election in Wisconsin. And that message is, that it is time to ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 12:01 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
About six months ago, I was finally able to walk away from the private sector career I'd survived for nearly twenty years. I'd landed my dream job working in IT for a public organization here in ...
by Auntie Neo Kawn
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 09:03 AM PDT with 48 Recommends