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Pro-government thugs at Tahrir Square used clubs, machetes, swords and straight razors on Wednesday to try to crush Egypt’s democracy movement, but, for me, the most memorable ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 141 comments on Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 02:49 AM PST with 131 Recommends
The is a lightly-edited repost of a diary I wrote back in 2005. Enjoy I've been thinking about the TSA's naked scanners and pat-down grope searches, and wondering if it makes sense to give up my ...
by troutwaxer
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 08:38 PM PST with 12 Recommends
When unions fought for safe and fair working conditions, the bosses brought in entire police forces and hired thugs to physically intimidate, injure and kill the workers. This continues to be ...
by jdecock
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 02:14 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
This will be a short diary. I think the video speaks for itself.
by norwood
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Oct 27, 2010 at 10:47 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Democratic staffer is pulled off the campaign trail for safety Allen West and Joe Miller: Thugs of a Feather ...
by norwood
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Oct 18, 2010 at 09:05 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
The Salt Lake Tribune reports : Reid was invited by a fellow Mormon to give a fireside talk at an LDS stake center in Las ...
by Chino Blanco
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 02, 2010 at 03:40 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Much ado has been made from right wing commentators on Obamas swift reaction to Haiti's devistating hurricane vs. his 3 day lapse regarding the Christmas day terrorist attempt. The Haitian ...
by kanuk
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jan 16, 2010 at 09:54 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The so called Baucus Bill should be called the Insurance Company Subsidies Act. It was largely written by lobbyists for the health insurance industry. As Bill Moyers reported on Friday, Max Baucus's ...
by labor in vain
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 09:26 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Time to add a new label to the lexicon of distractions. In addition to Birthers, Deathers, and Teabaggers, let's add Packers . (h/t to Troubadour) These are all different names for ...
by henry porter
Comment Count 81 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 09:14 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
I just read a diary, thankfully not on the rec list, in which the diarist brags about bringing a megaphone to a health care meeting and using it "point blank" to shout down the opposition. This is ...
by jorogo
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 06:33 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Be careful kids, Daddy's angry, and that means shouting and threats and the possibility of real violence, cause Daddy is big and strong. And when he's angry you better hide. When the people took ...
by grr
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 06, 2009 at 09:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The teabaggers and the birthers and the others who are whipped in a frenzy about killing healthcare reform have shown that they're indeed going to follow their marching orders and try to shut down ...
by azpenguin
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 06, 2009 at 08:10 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Like many of you, I've written letters to my congressman and senators asking them to consider my (the majority American) view on health care reform. I say "many." Why not "all?" Doesn't take long ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Aug 05, 2009 at 10:59 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
We need a way to show our presence at health care townhalls without trying to shout down the shouters. I thought some clear simple signs could help.
by bobtmn
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Aug 05, 2009 at 09:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The for profit private health insurance companies and their paid minions are out in force trying to scare the public and our representatives with lies and meeting disruption tactics that have been ...
by SusanL143
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 01:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
According to Russian media , current(and not permanent) President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is leaving for that Asian summit in ...
by Setrak
Comment Count 313 comments on Mon Jun 15, 2009 at 09:00 PM PDT with 422 Recommends
OK, its been almost 100 days. As a member of the Executive Branch, I am under certain restrictions to my speech which I am fine with. I have held my tongue so that no one could say I was not in ...
by ksuwildkat
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 12:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Yea, the bombs are dropping and IDF is amassing troops and tanks and god knows what else to go into Gaza and once and for all punish these wayward terrorism minded non people into a submission just ...
by hosshoss777
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 08:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
My old editor (at Suck ) Ana Marie Cox has a post up at Time's Swampland ...
by Hudson
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2008 at 05:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I've been watching the House Rules Committee meeting, and am now listening to Rep Kaptur ... all on CSPAN ... and, I gotta tell you folks, I see very little indication that "government by Dow" is ...
by understandinglife
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2008 at 05:10 PM PDT with 19 Recommends