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Have you been reading lately about “trigger warnings?” These are alerts to those who find themselves in a college classroom or other public setting, warning them that some of the material they ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As brilliant and loving as she was beautiful. Melaney Parker was married two months to a wonderful man, had plans to move to Austin, Texas and pursue graduate studies. A promising future was lost. ...
by Singing Lizard
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 06:35 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Caution: Trigger. The topic covered therein will include the use of sexually charged language and topics.
by GreenMother
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
So, two weeks after the election, out of a weird curiosity, I decided to run a Google search to see whether the GOP Rape Advisory Chart was still floating around. I knew about the 19,000 Tumblr ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 08:16 PM PST with 235 Recommends
After the not-so-surprising failure of the so-called "super-committee", the Republicans are celebrating what they think is a huge political victory. What the Republicans fail to realize is that ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 03:19 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The Republicans in Congress have unintentionally put us on a path to balance the Federal budget with tax increases, large cuts in military spending, and no cuts to Medicare or Social Security. Only ...
by Sarge in Seattle
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 12:06 PM PST with 8 Recommends
America is not a ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Aug 16, 2011 at 11:28 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Good morning and Good afternoon, Kossacks ! On the front page,
by Vote4Obamain2012
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jul 30, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Call it History,, Americana, Popular Culture or trivia in the age of twitter, but earlier this month Roy Rogers Horse Trigger (and Bullet, Buttermilk and Trigger Jr.) was put on the Auction block ...
by ejreed
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jul 31, 2010 at 03:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Unlike American politicians, Canadian ones have been honest with their people about the implications of the multilateral trade agreements that Canada has signed, for the nation's existing health ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Mar 18, 2010 at 06:55 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
As just a simple citizen, not some wonk congressional strategist, if the WH is going to roll us on the Public Option, does it make any sense to ask them to throw us the sop of a trigger?
by rockfish
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 09:45 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I have been doing a lot of listening to the blogosphere ever since the Senate deal was struck, both here and on other blogs. There have been numerous times where I have felt the need to angrily ...
by Doctor Who
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Dec 27, 2009 at 06:31 PM PST with 3 Recommends
I've suggested this before in comments. Now I'm going to suggest it in a diary. Please, please, please flame this - because if Joe Lieberman thinks the left *likes* this idea, he'll vote against it ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 09:23 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Once it became clear that there were not 60 votes in the Senate to overcome a filibuster of health insurance reform, President Obama could have asked Majority Leader Reid to do either of these things:
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 06:34 PM PST with 3 Recommends
My head reels, but really, you can't make this shit up. From Jon ...
by whataretheysmoking
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 02:54 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I know that I can't post his piece verbatim but in light of the dueling, diametrically-opposed diaires currently on the rec list -- again! -- I recommend that everyone go over ...
by mindoca
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 07:52 PM PST with 43 Recommends
It seems that Reid and conservadems are negotiating more productively than we give them credit for. Rockefeller and Durbin seem to be on board. Below are the key quotes from Brian Beutler's TPMDC ...
by ystasino
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 04, 2009 at 09:16 AM PST with 4 Recommends
There has been a moratorium on truth in ads being run by a number of groups that support the current "health reform" bill, and they need to be called to task on them. Lying about as important issues ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 10:38 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I hear a lot of people talking about "public option" and various other ways to keep the insurance companies in the loop, and I know that few of them seem to realize that the very concept of ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 08:56 AM PST with 4 Recommends
I have come to the conclusion that the only way to get any kind of healthcare reform passed at any time in our lifetimes is to simply support a triggered public option. We cannot have a robust ...
by LarryKrebbs
Comment Count 112 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 08:01 PM PST with 4 Recommends