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Back in the mid-'90s, my best friend and I were volunteer "escorts" at an inner-city women's clinic that provided reproductive health care, including abortion.
by Mayfly
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 12:25 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
What do U.K. Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats have in common? There’s good climate news from the United Kingdom. On Saturday, the leaders of the country’s three major ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:36 PM PST with 7 Recommends
This just in...it's going to get easier starting tomorrow to go to Cuba--and I'm sure, within minutes, we're going to hear Marco Rubio throw a stupid fit...
by Tasini
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 06:32 AM PST with 70 Recommends
NOTE: My title is taken from the song, No Bravery by former British soldier, James Blunt. I think it is sadly appropriate for this terrible moment in our nation's history.
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 166 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 09:06 AM PST with 304 Recommends
(Hacienda San Jose, California) Ok, kids, now quiet, settle down. Let us dim the lights a bit so the shadows might add some suspense to my story. Good, that's it. As your Uncle, it's ...
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I have several old friends who turned into rwnjs. One of them, who never had a political thought in his head, married into republican money and now he is one.
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 187 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 12:37 PM PDT with 326 Recommends
The news broke, and was reiterated by the recent FP post by Markos - NN has announced Phoenix, AZ, as the location for NN15. And Markos has stated that Daily Kos will not be going to, nor supporting,
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 320 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 06:53 AM PDT with 123 Recommends
Al Gore for President. Why? He was raised to be a public servant first, a Patrician. He knows wealth. He's qualified. He won already. He understands climate change better than most of us. And ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 05:15 PM PST with 7 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 12:52 AM PST with 35 Recommends
My mother recently downsized from a house to a tiny apartment, and getting rid of everything she has accumulated over the years has been no easy task. So much stuff, so much useless stuff. We’re ...
by Elizaveta
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 03:14 PM PST with 152 Recommends
Growing up I heard a lot about the evils of cannabis. The go-to warning was that of the "gateway drug." Pot is against the law, and associating with it makes you a criminal. Start down that ...
by Hammerhand
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 09:41 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Ok, kids, now quiet, settle down. Let us dim the lights a bit so the shadows might add some suspense to my story. Good, that's it. As your Uncle, it's my responsibility to fill you in on a bit of ...
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
BREAKING. [http://www.chron.com/news/us/article/Fed-judge-Texas-abortion-limits-unconstitutional-4932989.php?cmpid=hpbn Houston Chronicle] AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New abortion restrictions passed ...
by flitedocnm
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
Straight talk Originally posted at Eclectablog . A couple of weeks ago, U.S. District Court Judge Richard George Kopf from the District of Nebraska weighed in on his blog "Hercules and the Umpire" ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 09:27 AM PDT with 260 Recommends
I understand that discharge petitions have only rarely been used for major legislation, and that members of the majority party are often reluctant to sign on to them. However, given the weakness of ...
by wildhypotheses
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Shadows of the Past ‘We need a hundred more like Jesse Helms in the U.S. Senate’ ~Ted Cruz~ Ted Cruz LUVS Jesse Helms – Why not, they’re both American White Supremacists. On Rachel Maddow��
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I haven’t written in a while since I haven't had anything to say. My life’s been on hold for so long that it’s, for the most part, the same day, day after day. It doesn’t really matter if it ...
by teej
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 11:24 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I need your help please. I really want to go to NN2013. This is the best year for me to go.
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 07:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Americano Series Part I: Fruit Loops Okay, enough with the regurgitations on Ecological destruction, State-Sponsored Capitalism, Inverted Totalitarianism, Tea Party Fascism, the Death of ...
by downtownLALife
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 05:33 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I've always been older than my chronological age. Always. Wish I could say that was true in wisdom, but it's more of a "feeling really ancient" thing. Today, of course, it is a physical reality. ...
by LinSea
Comment Count 194 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 07:02 PM PST with 189 Recommends