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Originally posted at Talk to Action. The emerging influence of Thomas J. Woods and other neo-Confederate ideologues within the Catholic Right was the focus of the first post in this series. They ...
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 04:46 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Will Kennedy extend Calhounism by striking down DOMA? In a recent piece, Linda Greenhouse sounds a warning alarm regarding the downside of the possible use ...
by Armando
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Bad bills make for bad laws. Highlights: "HB 1224 places impossible enforcement decisions on Colorado law enforcement. To effectively enforce HB 1224, Colorado law enforcement would need to be ...
by in the middle but all by myself
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 08:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There's been a lot of talk about Robert Gibbs and David Axelrod joining MSNBC as political analysts --- because they might be too pro -Obama. All I can is, "Big frigging deal."
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 10:48 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Gov. Phil Bryant and House Speaker Philip Gunn said they would block any federal measures limiting the right to bear and possess arms from being enforced in Mississippi. … State Rep. Chris Brown, R-
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 02:51 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Anticipating President Obama's announcement regarding gun control today, it appears that three states have already seen new law filed or proposed to outlaw federal gun laws with penalties of jail ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 01:03 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Ever since our Constitution bound together our "Divided States of America", the strategy has been to have all of us agree on a universal set of laws and principles that reflect a united view on ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 05:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I was in a debate with another Kossack yesterday about rights, what constitutes denial of rights and unequal rights, etc. So, I'm going to create a civil right (meaning, a right legally enshrined ...
by GoGoGoEverton
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 07:51 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Fifty-five years ago yesterday, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deployed the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army to Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce public school integration and protect the ...
by BertJohnson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Republicans have used the rhetoric of states rights while decrying states passing Medical Marijuana Laws. Now there seems to be some movement away from the GOP's rigidly prohibitionist stance on any ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
For most liberals, the Constitution's aspirational goal for "We the people" to "form a more perfect Union" is a guiding statement of American national purpose. Nevertheless, these days many blue ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 141 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Convention mania, Ron Paul insurrectionists, legitimate rape, super PAC spin … snap out of it! We forgot that these campaigns are not going to change anything. In fact, the projected numbers of ...
by ArticleV
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 02:12 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You might be surprised to know that all of you have acquired dual citizenship - sort of. You see, recently a new country with a new government was created in which You and I are citizens. It just ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 12:25 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
It was a similar crew of conservative justices on the Supreme Court that decided that their long-held beliefs on states' rights were irrelevant and made George W. Bush our next president in 2000. Now,
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 157 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 06:33 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
When the Government could have forced me into slavery via the draft, and I could have gotten shot and killed, and it's constitutional, it's hard for me to shed a tear over you being forced to buy ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
(Cross-posted at ColoradoConfluence.com) The following was in response to a right-wing poster who had “steam coming out of (her) ears” over some left-wing commentator suggesting that “...
by Steve Harvey
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 08:17 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
This diary will be brief because the point is simple: The GOP has creamed us on framing issues. All of Santorum's blather about states having the power to prohibit birth control reminded me of one ...
by VetGrl
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 07:35 PM PST with 21 Recommends
What do you know about States' rights? Did you know ALEC has proposed a resolution in support of States' rights? Where does the concept come from? What does it mean exactly? "States' rights" is ...
by FeltzNook
Comment Count 104 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 10:36 AM PST with 89 Recommends
This. is. not. snark. Think Progress But found by reading Krugthulhu'...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 457 comments on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 07:26 AM PST with 371 Recommends
To me, one of the most amazing political stories of the last few years has been the emergence of Ron Paul. It's all the more amazing that he has been able to capture the nearly blind adoration of ...
by diomedes77
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 06:40 PM PST with 12 Recommends