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By now most have seen the story: In the version of history being taught in some Virginia classrooms, New Orleans began the 1800s as a bustling U.S. harbor (instead of as a Spanish ...
by Catte Nappe
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Dec 30, 2010 at 11:22 AM PST with 57 Recommends
In three days we will move on to a historic anniversary year, the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. 150 years ago this year, the States that comprised the Confederacy seceded from the Union and ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 564 comments on Tue Dec 28, 2010 at 06:14 AM PST with 405 Recommends
The local newspaper where I work occasionally runs a column by Kathryn Jean Lopez, editor of the National Review Online (NRO). Most of the time, I glance at her essay, skim through it and move. ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 05:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Ann Coulter thinks Bill Kristol should quit his job as head neocon and defender of endless war. Republican ...
by Deep Brain Diarist
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Dear President Obama, If you don't mind, let's please skip socialism and go right back to slavery. The reason I say this is because In a recent letter ( March 31, 2010, page A-4) to the ...
by StandUpToRacism
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 11, 2010 at 04:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I wonder why people find it hard to accept people at their word. Virginia voters had the WRITTEN words of the then candidate Robert McDonnel as to what he thought about women, gays and other ...
by Taming the FOX
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Apr 07, 2010 at 08:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Interceptor7
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 09:11 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Lies, misinformation, and distortion are still part of the health care reform debate when you talk to people on the right. (Shocking, I know.) I think in our effort to have reality-based ...
by Great Lakes Gal
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 10:14 AM PST with 2 Recommends
On the heels of Rudy "Mayor 9/11" Guiliani’s assertion that there never was a terrorist attack on American soil under George W. Bush (which I guess can mean “no terrorist attack after 9/...
by clammyc
Comment Count 285 comments on Sun Jan 10, 2010 at 10:56 AM PST with 417 Recommends
Aptly corresponding to Veteran's Day, Newsweek's latest issue presents a cover story and two articles on Vietnam and its' tenuous, yet unavoidable connection to Afghanistan. The first ...
by FrankCornish
Comment Count 430 comments on Wed Nov 11, 2009 at 04:54 AM PST with 176 Recommends
The Washington Post is creating its own facts in order to support its argument for US nation-building in Afghanistan. In its lead editorial on Saturday, the Post asserted that the United States is ...
by Mel Goodman
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 04:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Conservatives love to quote Adam Smith, the Father of Capitalism . But I doubt that many of them have actually read his works. Adam smith extolled the free market in his seminal work, An Inquiry ...
by bay of arizona
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
There were three diaries posted on Aug 16th pertaining to "Texas required to teach Bible this year" . Two announcing the ...
by EquiStar
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 02:02 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Sometimes, the story-of-a-story is better than the story itself. By Jill Kuraitis , 7-24-09 When Boise Weekly editor ...
by 123idaho
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 03:42 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
William Hogeland gets semi-medieval on historical revisionists in Inventing American History... "Neo-...
by fouro
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 14, 2009 at 03:17 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A letter from a concerned parent to her daughter's 6th grade social studies ...
by Nancy Meyer
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2009 at 06:38 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I sometimes forget how things look to people who aren’t hyper-involved in current events and politics – and with that, it is usually about things that I see or hear about where my ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 218 comments on Thu Jan 01, 2009 at 12:18 PM PST with 322 Recommends
Karl Rove defends Bush http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/03/rove-defends-bush-hes-not_n_148153.html and rewrites history We all knew that these folks would try to change history. Hell, ...
by MaryContrary
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 08:53 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Ok, a quick gloss of my diaries of late will reveal a man who is unemployed and has few friends for what seem like obvious reasons: I don't keep my feelings to myself, and when revealing them, ...
by snafubar
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 10:54 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not. He put us on a fundamentally different path because ...
by funluvn1
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2008 at 04:04 AM PST with 20 Recommends