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Recently, as in day before yesterday, I was in Alabama where I had the opportunity to visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute which chronicles the struggles of African-Americans during the early-
by flygrrl
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This evening, McClatchy and The / / Intercept's Dan Foomkin are reporting upon two major developments in the ongoing, knockdown-drag out pissing war between the Central Intelligence Agency and the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 217 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 11:22 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
When Bill Moyers covers a subject one may always anticipate that it will be journalism at its most consistently sublime, at least in comparison to the work of virtually everyone else that claims any ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 152 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 11:18 AM PST with 356 Recommends
This past Friday, James Traub, noted author and senior columnist at Foreign Policy Magazine , and the New York Times , in an editorial in Thursday’s edition of the paper, have come out in strong ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 103 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 10:16 PM PST with 239 Recommends
As reported by one very brave BBC reporter, on the scene of the disabled Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima Japan; during a delicate and dangerous fuel-rod recovery operation by Tokyo Electric Power ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 12:14 PM PST with 32 Recommends
[http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/11/your-humble-blogger-and-dean-baker-speak-with-bill-moyers-about-the-trans-pacific-partnership-and-budget-brinkmanship.html Your Humble Blogger and Dean Baker ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Even though the 2014 national midterm elections have yet to warm up political junkies, Party leadership and very interested wealthy benefactors of the status ...
by paradox
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 07:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
(Publishing Note: Pam Martens has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce this post in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://wallstreetonparade.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
(Note #1: The following is Part II of a four-part series on the fifth anniversary [give or take a day or two] of the Wall Street "crash.") (Note #2: Pam Martens has provided written authorization ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
(The following is Part I of a four-part series on the fifth anniversary [give or take a day or two] of the Wall Street "crash.") I always feel awkward when I attempt to rephrase the words of people ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 12:46 PM PDT with 141 Recommends
As much as I usually click right by most posts from this conservative source, today the title enticed me to dig a little deeper. It seems some "Congressional Fence-sitters" are now having "NSA ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 09:39 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Well that's a relief. How else would we ever know when those NSA Spying Programs have step-over some vaguely-defined line, without their sternly encouraged "self-policing" efforts. Maybe we can ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 09:43 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
We’ll let the HuffPo introduce the story, since that’s where I first read about it, a few hours ago… [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/27/elizabeth-warren-janet-yellen_n_3664013.html ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 107 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 05:24 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
Dear Representative Wasserman Schultz: I don’t believe that you’ll read this, but I’m writing to you today in your capacity as the Chair of the Democratic National Committee.
by Liberal in a Conservative Desert
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 10:50 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
BUT it's probably not the one you've been conditioned to first think of. No these 'Welfare Recipients' are very careful to use the language of "economic growth" to disguise their Government ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 09:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
It's easy to focus on those things that are going well, science, technology and so on, and those things that don't matter at all, sports, entertainment, the Kardashians, while ignoring those things ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 292 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 09:40 AM PDT with 274 Recommends
What happens to a country -- when they find out their Smart Grid, is not so smart? We are about to find out, during the next four years ... Using HVDC Technology For Transmitting Electricity by ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 06:40 AM PST with 21 Recommends
[http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/01/eight-corporate-subsidies-in-the-fiscal-cliff-bill-from-goldman-sachs-to-disney-to-nascar.html THIS] was just posted over at Naked Capitalism in the past hour,
by bobswern
Comment Count 195 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 08:29 PM PST with 250 Recommends
A Republican, a Democrat, a Tea-Partier, and a Progressive, walk into a Bar ... The Democrat corrals the gang, and announces "The drinks are on me, guys." The Republican laughs, and shouts "That's ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 10:29 AM PST with 9 Recommends
The following diary is a personal reflection on my experience with Marijuana. Your mileage may vary.
by bondibox
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 11:24 AM PST with 33 Recommends