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I wrote this with the hopes that it could get published in Rappler.com, a Philippines based news agency, but it didn't make the cut so I am publishing it here.
by DustinDeMoss
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 09:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends
This unbearably tragic story comes from Iowa, and adds to the pattern of law enforcement officials in this country behaving as though they are Stormtroopers soldiers. I can hardly bear to share: ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 559 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 06:20 PM PST with 179 Recommends
Maybe not. But the loss of hope for gun control is becoming a durable abnormal. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-after-navy-yard-shooting-rip-for-gun-control/2013/09/17/c95fb606-...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Justice won't be denied. Not for long. Unfortunately, the interim between "Justice Denied" and "Justice At Last" can be fraught with violence, bloodshed and death born of anger, frustration, ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 07:46 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I am sick to my stomach right now. We have at least 2 breaking diaries and one front page post about 2 major disasters that have happened in the past few hours. In the comments of these posts you ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 155 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 12:52 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
I usually try to write here in my rational, well-reasoned voice. But today's short diary is written while I'm angry and irrational. Is it negligent to build a school in the middle of tornado ...
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 05:40 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I just received an email from the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation , asking if I would post a Mother's Day message for the mothers who lost children on that terrible day in December. This is their ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 11, 2013 at 07:34 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 08:48 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Amazing News Video. "The sky lit up in orange..." (won't embed). Major update : The blaze was extinguished early Thursday, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega... The cause of the fire, which ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:53 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
I'm struggling with how to reconcile responses to the recent tragedies which have occurred in the US. This week we as Americans have had two significant incidents happen - the bombing in Boston ...
by djmeen
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 05:21 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Short diary, unfortunately came in late from my evening run and Erin Burnett was playing forensic technician on CNN with some dude playing with a "hologram" of the Boylston street scene. Erin states ...
by cfm
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 05:29 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Whenever tragedies happen like what has happened in Boston, I am reminded how incredibly short life is. As the nation mourns this terrible event, we need to remember that we also must LIVE in ...
by Pam LaPier
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 09:20 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Memory is a funny word. People have memory. They remember. Events can be memories. They are remembered, but they also cause people to, in turn, retain those memories. Memories are not histories-
by JLan
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 04:03 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
. . . REALLY a reason to own a firearm ? ? § Since the tragic shooting of 26 people in a school building in Newtown, CT a few weeks ...
by Rick Shreiner
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 03:45 PM PST with 2 Recommends
There is great news for animal advocates out there. The European Union has announced that they have passed legislation that will effectively ban of the sale, import, or manufacture of any and all ...
by ladyrhiannon824
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 02:41 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Was reading the nightly news and came across this A blast ripped through the Mexico City headquarters of state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos Thursday, killing at least 25 people and injuring ...
by duhban
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 10:15 PM PST with 5 Recommends
If this paranoid man was not holding a gun in his hand, an innocent man who just wanted to go iceskating would be alive tonight: A 69-year-old war veteran and former missionary was arrested over ...
by james321
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 05:35 AM PST with 7 Recommends
A long time ago I decided that a young man was someone five years older than I was or less. Even as it evolved over time, it still worked for me. Now I just don't know. In a few weeks I'll be sixty ...
by DaNang65
Comment Count 158 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:43 PM PST with 321 Recommends
I have no idea what the significance is, if any, of the fact that all three of NASA's tragedies, which took the lives of 17 astronauts, occurred on the calendar within six dates of each other. This ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 09:06 AM PST with 88 Recommends
No democratic legislation int his country has ever called for a ban on all guns; rather we call for gun CONTROL. We need tighter gun control in this country and the reasons should be obvious. ...
by ladyrhiannon824
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 12:13 PM PST with 4 Recommends