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Big business bullies are taking aim at the porn industry, but has the porn industry found a way to fight back? (Includes poll.)
by maxfolger
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The Tax Foundation just released its 2014 edition of its Tax Freedom Day map. This is an annual charade intended to shame blue states into lowering their taxes. I decided to compare it with another ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 09:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Turn out in elections is a very important issue to me. With the McCutcheon and Citizens United decisions out of the Supreme Court, it is obvious that we will not be able to match the big money ...
by Democratic Doug
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 06:05 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cities in Red States have been doing everything they can to drive out the homeless. Now, Birmingham, Alabama is grabbing food out their hands. (Includes poll.)
by maxfolger
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
In the 113th Congress, about three-quarters (15) of the 19 doctors in the House and Senate are Republicans . Of these , about three-quarters (11) belong to the Surgical Specialities. What's more, ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 10:13 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
A recent diary eloquently argued that because America is going to hell, we should raise our children to be prepared to leave this country in search of a better place to live. I can sympathize with ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 117 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 08:40 PM PST with 62 Recommends
As marriage equality notched up one victory after another in 2012 and 2013, opponents bleated a repetitive refrain: those were all in liberal, blue states. Gay activists had reached their limit. In ...
by gaycatholic
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 03:53 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I'm a big fan of the "alternative history" sub-genre of science fiction which explores the past and subsequent future in a a 'what if...?' motif. Harry Turtledove is without question the one great ...
by Kangaroo
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 08:33 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Affordable Care Act offers money to expand Medicaid services in all 50 states. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court ruled that states were not required to accept the federal funds necessary to ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 10:42 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Dear Mr. Robert Reich, I have always respected your opinion, so when I read your recent blog post on Huffington Post entitled “Fear Is Why Workers in Red States Vote Against Their Economic Self-...
by pollchecker
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 05:36 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Mississippi, you're #1! http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/12/17/red-states-small-penis/ My theory is that this is nature's way of getting them to breed less, and certainly explains some of their ...
by old mark
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 02:39 AM PST with 6 Recommends
It's all fine and good to have the President endorse a rise in the minimum wage, but when we know that the chance of it passing the House of Representatives is less than Boehner going home sober on ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 86 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 08:06 PM PST with 118 Recommends
(Cross-posted at the Makeshift Academic ) The feds released the official enrollment stats for the first month of exchange and Medicaid sign-ups (shown in the last two columns of this handy ...
by Fake Irishman
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The press conference I just watched was one more effort to inject a ...
by alabamaliberal
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 12:46 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Today, Representative Waxman and Senator Whitehouse released new state-by-state data on Americans’ views on climate change, the polling data is from Sanford University's Jon A. Krosnick . To ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 05:08 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Question : if the State of Texas changes their "rules" for proving you are, who your Voter Registration says you are, right before an Election -- is that fair? Is that Democratic? Or is it just ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 12:48 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm just going to make this short. It's pretty simple. Next year, during the open enrollment period, allow states which manage their exchanges to open them a week or so earlier than the federal ...
by otto
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 25, 2013 at 10:07 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Yes, yes the Federal government is a horrible intrusion into all our lives and if only it could keep its nose out of the states' business! Right? Everyone knows that national monuments are just ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 211 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 11:34 AM PDT with 543 Recommends
A Resolution to Benefit the United States of America and the Democratic Party WHEREAS, it was the 50-state strategy of the Democratic National Committee under former Chairman Howard Dean that ...
by modemocrat
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Oct 05, 2013 at 07:07 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
For two decades, Republicans have opposed health care reform not because they thought it would fail the American people, but because they feared it would succeed . Passage of Bill Clinton'...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 89 comments on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 78 Recommends