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Put a conservative back in the White House and here is what we will do to take back this country for you, the people. This agenda will restore the proud dignity of our governmental institutions and ...
by Wilburhorse
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Widely distributed income and wealth and the power and influence they confer within the public sphere are VITAL to democracy and justice. Real democracy and justice will not, cannot exist when income,
by Words In Action
Comment Count 189 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 10:48 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Who remembers Maximum Feasible Participation (MFP)? MFP was a big part of the War on Poverty, declared by President Lyndon Johnson a half-century ago, before he wandered astray into escalation of ...
by Kent E Storyteller
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's been over 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty, committing Federal Government attention and resources to the longstanding problem of poverty in America. Last year,
by Puddytat
Comment Count 77 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 07:00 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
The Salt Lake City program Homes First , "is on Track to End Homelessness by 2015 with this one simple idea -- Give them an apartment first, ask questions later ." The Daily Show takes an eye-...
by jamess
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 12:12 PM PST with 118 Recommends
In 2010 the Supreme Court declared that corporations are people. Yesterday, the Supreme Court declared that businesses can deny certain benefits for women based on the businesses religious beliefs. ...
by mcgoverngreatpatriot
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 04:42 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
American progressives must recognize the urgent need to support and preserve the Venezuelan socialist revolution. The peaceful, democratically elected socialist government serves as a model for ...
by Justina
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Received an e-mail today from former Congressman and decorated Admiral Joe Sestak (D. PA) who compares a remark made by Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA) that is very similar to Mitt Romney'...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 08:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Despite knowing how pathetic many people in our government can be, I was still surprised to see two particular Senators plea for aid for the victims of the tornadoes that ripped through Oklahoma ...
by ashiftinconsciousness
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 09:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Language. We all use it every day, but how many of us realize when we are being used by it? Does that sound like a silly idea to you? The financial terrorists (they prefer “elite”) who currently ...
by ashiftinconsciousness
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The thing about labor unions that separates them from for-profit employment agencies is also the thing that makes unions effective at representing workers and the latter not: Democracy . Organized ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 09:53 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A Strategy To Combat The Republican’s Attack On Unions You’re going to love this idea! I hope it gets to policy makers who can do something about it. It is pretty clear that the Republican ...
by Jack Ryan
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I am posting with updates this dairy . Please write to your elected officials. With the "Lame Duck" session starting very soon after the elections today and the possibility of negotiations over a "...
by jbob
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 12:01 PM PST with 7 Recommends
With the "Lame Duck" session starting very soon after the elections and the possibility of negotiations over a "Grand Bargain" looming. Now is the time to prepare for communication with your elected ...
by jbob
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 11:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
When Martha Raddatz asked how Vice President Joe Biden's and Representative Paul Ryan's Catholic faiths inform their policy views, Joe Biden delivered the perfect contrast to Ryan's anti-choice ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 04:19 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
My mother died when I was 17. Part of my college was paid for by Social Security Survivor Benefits. While I was an active-duty Marine in the 1960's, I had free government health care. I finished ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 05:02 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Craig T. Nelson, 2009 Suzanne Mettler and John Sides, in the New York Times : We have unique data from a 2008 national survey by the Cornell Survey Research Institute that asked Americans whether ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
The poor have a safety net, and RomRy wants to take it apart to make golden parachutes for them and their friends.
by cosumel
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 05:42 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Here's a fun photo one of my brothers sent me that is making the rounds on the tubz. I've tried googling these "Ohio Democrats" listed in the corner but don't find anything. In case the photo is ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 04:41 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
(Diarist’s Note: Economist Dean Baker has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://truth-out.org/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 03:31 PM PDT with 57 Recommends