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I sustained a brain injury in May 2003 which caused me to be retro-amnesiac for 6 months. I have no memory from May when I went to bed after falling and hitting my head until sometime in late ...
by Progressive From Oregon
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 11:44 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Jon Stewart made the joke about Oklahoma passing Sharia Law (at bottom of post), when the state lege replacing a state issued marriage license with a clergy issued marriage certificate. Think about ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 08:30 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
It seems that Netanyahu wants somebody to attack Iran - preferably us. I've not yet read the transcript of today's speech to the GOP, but that seems to be the salient point. I do have a small ...
by relleno
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 11:35 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The chasm between creating an image to win a presidential election and possessing a mature understanding of geo-political reality reminds me of: "I'm not a real (doctor, lawyer or name your ...
by arodb
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Sep 30, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
1970s Israel helps create what would become Hamas, purportedly as a counterweight against other factions it deemed unfriendly. The main beneficiary was Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, a half blind, half ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 11:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Trust me. I know what I'm doing. In both a recent article ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed May 28, 2014 at 09:32 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Oil and water. Science vs Creationism? A mere tempest in a teapot. Want to know what scares conservative politicians most? Communism? An informed populace? Tax reform? Nah. A geek with an idea and ...
by serendipityisabitch
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 08:07 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Since we only report 'bad news' here in America, here's an update from the euro news zone ... Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant begins risky fuel rod removal (with Video) euronews.com -- 11/18/...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 01:18 PM PST with 16 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
If a million tons of tsunami debris gathers together in the ocean doldrums, and no one thinks about it -- does it really exist? 1 million tons of Fukushima debris floating near US West Coast? [...
by jamess
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 07:07 PM PST with 35 Recommends
This morning, I dropped a comment in roseeriter's diary on DARPA's advances toward our wireheading future: As with many cool and scary things, it usually starts as SF, then somebody in a little ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 10:32 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I've been looking into this issue for the last couple of years, and here's something I think is very important that many people don't seem to be thinking about: Medicaid + ACA + Estate Recovery = a ...
by beverlywoods
Comment Count 128 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 05:55 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Yes, 2013 is an off-off year. But there are still some elections taking place this year, most notably in Virginia (Nov. 5) and New Jersey (Oct. 16!). At this point, it's unclear when the federal ...
by DaMadFiddler
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
As the Syria debate continues and the party lines blur, I expect to see a flock of these.
by pixelate
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
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
NYT ...Chicago, a city with no civilian gun ranges and bans on both assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, finds itself laboring to stem a flood of gun violence that contributed to more than ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 152 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 06:03 AM PST with 8 Recommends
One of the unintended consequences of mandating "majority-minority" districts as indicated in the 1982 amendment and renewal of the voting rights act, is that it allows Republicans to pack ...
by Progressif
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 2 Recommends
NOTE: This is a repeat of my own anti-Hilarity diary from a week or so ago. Since that time, the hype factor for Michigan Democrats to fuck around with the GOP primary has been steadily growing, not ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 06:42 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Ben Franklin is believed to have said "Nothing is certain but death and taxes." If he had been alive today, he would have added "and Republican's complete lack of foresight." The Iraq War, for ...
by Frenchy Lamour
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 06:14 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I'm torn. I'm torn on Operation Hilarity. I'm torn for a couple of reasons. First, there's the down ticket races. If there is a contested Democratic primary for down ticket and local races, it ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 05:52 AM PST with 2 Recommends