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It has been a remarkable turn of events in the story of these two states -- first Indiana, then Arkansas -- passing these so-called "Religious Freedom" measures. It's a story that has been ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 02:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Mike Honda won his bid for reelection to represent Silicon Valley, but it did not happen without a battle for the soul of the Democratic party . ...
by remembrance
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 206 Recommends
In 2012 the soda industry poured big bucks into defeating ballot initiatives in Richmond, CA, and El Monte, CA, a total of $3.8 million. The measures, which would have put a tax on sugared soft ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 08:10 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . 42723 pledges $4,679,821 pledged of $5,000,000 goal 12 hours left time remaining to pledge ... as long as it's 4th of July somewhere in the Union (THANK YOU, ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 05:19 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
I normally can not read this kind of rubbish but it is just so bizarre...I had to post it and say, We really really need to get rid of some people in power if this is an example of justice. We let ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 02:56 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
As citizens of the United States (and Earth) we face two pressing and major issues: 1) Global Warming/Climate Change 2) Loss of democracy/erosion of Bill of Rights Upcoming actions around the US ...
by leema
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 07:56 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The 5/11 Boston Globe had an article about fund-raising for Congressional campaigns . It explains how freshman Congress members - even before they're sworn in to their jobs - can be pressed by ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Al Franken (D. MN): Every time we come up on an important debate -- whether it’s ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 09:40 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
EJ Dionne has written a very nice column about Fighting Big Money With Big Money. We have become complacent that the fight for our society has become a battle by big donors. The rest of us are ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 05:51 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
We've been watching the current episodes of PBS's Nature show- David Attenborough's Life Stories , concerning the changes in technology & our knowledge of biology & geophysics since the 1940s. I ...
by CA wildwoman
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 04:59 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I stayed away from stores on Black Friday, partially out of a sense of ethical obligation to not support rampant consumerism, and partially because I can't afford it right now. Then, this morning I ...
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 10:13 AM PST with 31 Recommends
From today's Wall Street Journal: Private-equity firms are adding debt to the companies they own in order to fund payouts to themselves, a controversial practice now reaching a record pace.
by Copp
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Say goodbye to the Enlightenment, and its touchstones: facts, logic, and reason. Our national mental life has entered a new Dark Age. An age where counterfeit assertions are accepted as honest facts;
by arendt
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
So it appears that with Obama's sizable lead in the polls, what many of us thought would come to pass? Is now coming to pass Many of us predicted that as Mitt failed in his campaign, much of the ...
by idbecrazyif
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 07:26 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Wanda Rohl is running a true grassroots , all volunteer , genuine progressive congressional campaign against a Republican opponent (Rep. Adam Kinzinger) with almost limitless resources, and she can’
by Wanda Rohl for Congress IL 16
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 02:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Citizens United and Big Money Wins in Wisconsin! Walker Spent 88% of the Money and got 53% of the Vote!
by ArizonaLiberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 05:40 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Yes, I feel beaten up (and I can add mentally sick onto my serious physical illness), but I want to celebrate the victory we won. It's a biggie. Scott Fitzgerald, State Senate MINORITY Leader. ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 09:14 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
It is always the time to have the big conversation about what kind of country we want America to be. I can answer that very easily: I want to live in a neighborhood with safe streets and steady ...
by Plubius
Comment Count 118 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 02:11 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Today, on the community spotlight list I read Marianna76's diary telling us, yet again, that ...
by Philoguy
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 04:36 PM PDT with 21 Recommends