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What happens when 2 wingnuts get locked in an echo chamber, and get an hour to "re-invent the world"? Sometimes the darnest things get said ... Rick Santorum Sounds 'Indoctrination' Warning Over ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 06:09 PM PST with 14 Recommends
George Lakoff is one of my heros. He tells it like it is. He tells the truth as he knows it, whether people listen to him or not. Whether people take the time to heed his advice or not, he just ...
by jamess
Comment Count 232 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 09:11 PM PST with 309 Recommends
A liberal - Jeffrey Sachs - has just published “The Price of Civilization” in which he calls for more federal government involvement in society to achieve a more equitable economy. I’m not ...
by Just the facts 45
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2011 at 11:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This was a minor item in the local paper today, and no doubt will go unnoticed by the world at large. A man walked into San Francisco Bay in Alameda Monday, in a mental condition unknown, and waded ...
by TheCrank
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 01, 2011 at 12:16 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
State Senator Reginald Tate (D-Memphis) called for a continued, sustained effort to attract jobs to Tennessee and bring down the state's unemployment rate. Just a few days after automaker ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 08:02 AM PST with 5 Recommends
As Paul Krugman identified in his January 14 column, there is a chasm between progressive and conservative views of the role of government —a fundamental, moral split.
by Happy Days
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jan 16, 2011 at 12:53 PM PST with 6 Recommends
We don't have FDR, but we still have his words and there is power in these words. There is power in the ideas they carry. There is power in the foundations of our democracy that gives yet-...
by Into The Woods
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Nov 12, 2010 at 12:36 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The Wonk Room [http://wonkroom.thinkprogress.org/2010/09/15/beck-obesity/ reports] that Glenn Beck is willing to let at least some of his most devoted watchers die. Speaking of Michelle ...
by Thisbe
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 07:55 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
That Nobel prize, PhD, and ten patents to his name are hints that Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is beyond ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 03:26 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
If you have not been in a coma, you're probably aware that House Energy and Commerce Committee ranking member Joe Barton (R-TX) made a pretty stupid apology to BP CEO Tony Hayward - you know, a ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 19, 2010 at 06:32 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The president vetoed a request by a Virginia-based Episcopal Church to be sanctioned by Congress ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 181 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 10:10 PM PDT with 330 Recommends
Cross-posted from dearmrpresident365 . Dear Mr. President, The city of Seattle is contemplating a new law, proposed by one of our more ...
by Augurgirl
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 09:41 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I recently read through some of the Federalist Papers, mainly because I was researching a diary about the history of the Senate. These papers served as an advocacy for a new form of government. ...
by mark louis
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Feb 28, 2010 at 04:53 PM PST with 10 Recommends
A treatise, upon which the author shockingly agrees with David Brooks (mostly) and uses Homestar Runner as inspiration for his title.
by cabaretic
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 29, 2009 at 07:07 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A document that outlined the reasons for the dissolution of a puppet government changed the world. It outlined not only the grievances against this puppet government and it's creator, but also what ...
by SgtRocky1
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2009 at 10:48 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
There is already a great diary up about Jindal's flat out lie of the evils of bureaucrats, but I wanted to look at a ...
by nyexpat
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 07:39 AM PST with 28 Recommends
This is a totally self-serving post, as most of my posts are, for my own edification. I await your collective wisdom.
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 12:29 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Here is what I believe: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, ...
by tharu1
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2008 at 10:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends