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The biker gang Western-style shootout in Waco, Texas on Sunday that left 9 people dead, several injured and 170 arrested hardly got much TV coverage the day it happened. This was unusual as ...
by melshim
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 04:56 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
“Please, oh please, oh please, don’t shoot me dead, Mr. Bully Boy, Thug-a-Lug. I’m just a little ‘ole recently, and prematurely released Schizophrenic.” “What ? No, Mr. Bully Boy, ...
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 08:10 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
cross-posted at MN Progressive project The Democratic Party of the my senate district recently started a book club with the intention of focusing on messaging and explaining Democratic values (no, ...
by ericf
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Everything—all social behaviors—wear a human face (good or bad). And right now in America we're seeing the ugly face of racism, whether it's in the racial slurs of a fraternity chant or the ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:23 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Besides teaching in “inner city” schools and having many students of African descent, I have also known many Black men in my life ranging from casual friendships to rather more intimate ...
by joe quigley
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 01:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Within hours after Freddie Gray’s funeral, a section of Baltimore erupted like a dormant volcano. This eruption was a riot and the last time Baltimore experienced a similar riot was in 1968 ...
by melshim
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:16 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Considering the spate of recent incidents involving what in some instances was the unjustifiably death of black men by the police, it would be an understatement to say that law enforcement has a ...
by melshim
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
It is good to know that some in government are indeed still worried about privacy... too bad its not ours. And as people think it is a wise idea to send armed troops to 'protect' the Texas border we ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 211 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 05:40 AM PDT with 201 Recommends
Forgetting the Soviet Missiles of October 1962 Cuba, when Red Army ground commanders were authorized to launch nuclear missiles at the southeastern third of America, like a hell fire hurricane season,
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:11 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Hi there - I am up early on a Saturday morning and very bothered by the state of the world, thanks in large part to the following assholes and their disgusting comments. No, seriously. Atrocious ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 132 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 06:12 AM PDT with 156 Recommends
Why do wingnuts keep threatening to swamp Washington with a million trucker convoy, a million bikers, or a million gun owners? Sure these things are announced, but there's no follow through. Why ...
by bernardpliers
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 12:23 PM PDT with 160 Recommends
What a grotesque spectacle that was today, when I watched a press conference with the Los Angeles mayor, along with mayors of other nearby Southern California cities, announcing the $1 million ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 01:56 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Rush Limbaugh called the president a "thug", which only proves he's running out of descriptive nouns. How long before he's down to "bludger", "gonoph", or "snakesman"?
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 07:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This started as a reply to this comment to this diary . But it sort of became a diary, so... I support Operation Hilarity wholeheartedly! Give the republican'ts enough rope to hang themselves! The ...
by joeschmeaux
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 04:26 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Fiction or not, some are suggesting that it's inevitable that this current protest ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 10:07 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Naomi Klein would point to ...
by Danish Brethren
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 07:10 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
On Sunday, July 18th, a bunch of Tea Party thugs disrupted a peaceful rally in a public park in Roseburg, Oregon. They followed participants home and harassed them there, too. They committed acts ...
by CitizenJoe
Comment Count 232 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 11:21 AM PDT with 268 Recommends
The only sources of tea in Europe and America were the British and the Dutch East India Companies. The smugglers were bringing tea from Holland that had been imported there by the Dutch East India ...
by wytcld
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 06, 2011 at 06:46 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Part II, Article 8 of the New Hampshire Constitution states: The doors of the galleries, of each house of the legislature, shall be kept open to all persons who behave decently, except ...
by JimWilson
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 04:29 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I used to know what my country was about, what it stood for - but now much of that seems to be gone, shattered, and this new strange land stands it place. Looking the same but sounding and feeling ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 12:17 PM PDT with 8 Recommends