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This is a big issue for me when it comes to the GOP: The party never seems to offer any real solutions, only complaints. Rather than go on about that, though, I'm posting the "clickable sections" ...
by Lori Renee Fye
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:40 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Why, you may well ask. Very good question. After all, I’m now actively leading that life one of the gurus from my seminary days, Joseph Campbell, described ...
by Capriccio
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There is no Godwin's Law for evoking the Civil War in a discussion of politics. To most Americans, the Civil War was a seminal event in this country, one accompanied by the prerequisite amount of ...
by StellaRay
Comment Count 77 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 04:10 PM PDT with 143 Recommends
Because why should Texas get all the crazy? Ever since the 2010 election ushered in Republican super-majorities to both North Carolina's state Senate and its House of Representatives (collectively, ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Whenever there is a Democratic president, Republicans like to oppose him by citing "states' rights." (Funny how that doesn't seem to apply when there is a Republican in the White House.) Some of ...
by MarkFL
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 05:28 PM PST with 56 Recommends
As some states' primary elections approach, people will be deciding whether or not to vote and, if so, for whom. This diary will explain why it matters if one votes for a conservative or less ...
by rgantibully
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was perusing the internet for information on the subject at hand and found a great piece from about ten months ago by W.B.Reeves which I read with much interest. Reeves makes many of the points I'...
by steve1960
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 02:23 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
This is the first part of Chapter 3. A Brief History of the Development of American Capitalism of my book Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism. Footnotes omitted. "Capitalism, as an economic ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Federal District Judge Arenda Wright Allen made history on Thursday by striking down a Virginia law banning same-sex marriage in the state. It is the first state in the Deep South to follow the ...
by TwoWindows
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 09:31 PM PST with 10 Recommends
So with regards to the amount of "intelligence" that our various alphabet agencies acquire, utilize and supervise, the FBI stepped to the plate. In the following article, the FBI informed us ...
by Truedelphi
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Numerous blog sites have been smoking recently with sharp debates over the right of states to nullify federal law. These debates have generated intense heat but very little light. This failure can ...
by publiustx
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 01:55 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Nullification is an attack on the very foundation of the Constitution, and as James Madison says a "fatal inlet to anarchy": But it follows, from no view of the subject, that a nullification of a ...
by river0
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:46 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Since "state's rights" are so clearly a harmful anachronism, used regularly for two centuries to justify "local yokel" laws furthering racism, bigotry, larceny, and evasion of environmental, ...
by Autonomeritus
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 05, 2012 at 08:20 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Few battle cries rally Republicans more than the demand for "states' rights." But for today's Party of Lincoln , that ideological bludgeon once used to deny millions of Americans their freedom for ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 05:36 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
If I'm trying to sound alarmist, it's because I am trying to sound alarmist. The Supreme Court, based on oral arguments, appears to be dead set on overturning the Patient Protection and Affordable ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:11 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Paul Chesser and his folks at ATI, or ATP, or WTP, whatever, are pretty busy on the climate science front: That's why my organization, American Tradition Institute , initiated two public records ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 01:43 PM PST with 8 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
So, Mitt Romney doesn't want to talk about allowing states to take away the right to use contraceptives because no states is talking about doing that. OK, then! Well, Mitt Romney still wants to ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Jan 08, 2012 at 11:10 AM PST with 42 Recommends
The politics of the Republican Party have now entered a political time warp that signifies its inability to adapt to the realities of modern American life so that instead they seek to take our ...
by ProfessorDavid
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 05:23 PM PST with 67 Recommends
In her post " Breaking News: The Civil War Is Over " in Wednesday's New York Times, Linda Greenhouse ...
by MaryRW
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 06:54 PM PDT with 0 Recommends