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Approximately once a year, I end up in the middle of a heated conversation online. Though it changes no one's mind, I try to use it as an example of how not to be goaded into losing my temper. I'm ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Look, this is really simple people. The entire point of the Anti-Police Violence Protest is to highlight and improve our system of Justice so that it works the way it's supposed to work . Innocent ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 79 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 03:21 PM PST with 116 Recommends
From The Star-Ledger: About a year after the federal government allocated $1.8 billion to New Jersey to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, the state has distributed less than a quarter of the disaster ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 206 Recommends
For my money, the most telling comment about the George Washington Bridge story was the e-mail that noted that the kids stuck in traffic were "children of Buono voters." It reminded me of the ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 02:45 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Today begins the second week, Day 15, of California's prisoners' hunger strike. More than 1000 prisoners (1) likely remain committed to the strike. Yesterday, the New York Times, in a blistering ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 07:39 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
On this day I'm constantly reminded of the worst of this giant, amazing country I live in. The best example of the worst that I can give is this essay published on the inside back cover of the Time ...
by AoT
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 09:21 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Well I did it again, I fell asleep watching The Rachel Maddow Show replay. And by now we all know what that usually means...a horrible start to my morning and an increased heart rate. I woke up to ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 323 comments on Tue May 12, 2009 at 07:06 AM PDT with 457 Recommends
Ms. Crissie has been reading the mail this week, and a wave of righteous - or not - anger is on the march. The consensus is that we must punish the evildoers (whoever they are) for what they did (...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 196 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 03:58 AM PST with 87 Recommends
First came the ice storms that killed 28, at least. Then the thaw, with previously frozen limbs falling and injuring several others. Now comes the wind. This afternoon, 60 mph+ straight line ...
by Translator
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 06:38 PM PST with 16 Recommends
It occurred to me today that many Alaskans who've given an opinion about Palin have done so off the record, or have asked to remain anonymous. Their reason? Fear of retribution from ...
by webweaver
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2008 at 04:10 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Seems a wingnut over in St. Cloud, FL decided to try to tie the Democrats to the World Trade Center tragedy even though it was the Republicans who ignored the warnings that could have stopped it. ...
by SamCDC
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2008 at 01:52 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
For seven years, the GOP has ignored the law, the rules of the house, the senate, the DOJ, the White House, and pretty much every administrative regulation, statute, rule, opinion letter, and ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon May 26, 2008 at 04:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
[Crossposted at Over the Line, Smokey!] Those "bushiness" moguls (and their wives) who bought their ...
by seesdifferent
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat May 19, 2007 at 10:27 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
On Jan 1st, 2007, the Democrats will take ownership of the House and the Senate, and the question on everyone's lips is "will there be retribution?" I say the answer is THERE MUST BE ...
by Ace0Spades
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 06, 2006 at 12:47 PM PST with 10 Recommends
by Dave from Oregon
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 12, 2006 at 10:51 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 460 comments on Fri Sep 01, 2006 at 11:04 AM PDT with 557 Recommends
by darrelplant
Comment Count 195 comments on Sun Jul 16, 2006 at 07:58 PM PDT with 18 Recommends