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Many Americans recognize that the introduction of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards was a key tools to reduce US oil demand in face of OPEC's emergence and the various oil ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 12:53 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
No matter how many times we’ve seen it before, the frenzy for launching a military attack on another country is -- to the extent we’re not numb -- profoundly upsetting. Tanked up with talking ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 134 comments on Sat Sep 07, 2013 at 01:00 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
Watching a group of intransigent lawmakers vowing to block action on popular legislation, while others in their party scramble to distance themselves from the mossbacks, calls to mind another ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 11:26 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Rarely do I regret publishing political essays as first draft spit-outs (all of my political work is), but yesterday was definitely one of those days, there ...
by paradox
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 06:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Now that Rush Limbaugh is losing face, his new ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:46 PM PST with 57 Recommends
The very first thing that struck me as exceptionally odd in this George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin fiasco came almost immediately after the news broke that he had shot a teenage boy dead. It had ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 03:34 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Did you know that CBS hired Fox's Frank Luntz? Yes, the news organization that brought us Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Mike Wallace, Charles Kuralt, Roger Mudd, Ed Bradley, Bob Schieffer and Harry ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 03:55 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I remember it being very late at night yet three generations of my family were still awake, glued to the television watching grainy, black-and-white, live images from the moon. The moon! Walter ...
by Charley James
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 12:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Rachel LaBruyere @raylab truth. RT @GabiMGarcia: If you've been shunned by Muppets, that's irrefutable proof that you're a horrible person. It's over. Chick-Fil-A has officially lost. The Muppets ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 169 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 08:36 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
I remember.
by Polly Syllabic
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 08:25 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Yes, it is possible for us to avert the worst of global warming. Our children and grandchildren have a right to a livable planet, and we can deliver it to them. It can be done.
by James Wells
Comment Count 91 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 08:25 AM PST with 62 Recommends
UPDATE : Thanks for keeping it mostly civil. The discussion of the diary includes comments from someone trying to refute what I think is scientific consensus, that the ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 183 comments on Sat Dec 17, 2011 at 07:31 AM PST with 75 Recommends
by Adept2u
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 09:04 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Most of you probably know that the very Klassy Mark Halperin has been suspended from MSNBC for calling the President of the United States a “dick” on national television. I grow ever weary of ...
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jul 02, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
My heart and prayers honestly go out to the Japanese people. Seeing the carnage left behind by the tsunami makes me wonder if they would ever be able to clean-up and rebuild- or if they would even ...
by grannycarol
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 06:02 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This is another Olbermann diary. I am stunned. I am sad. I feel like another true progressive voice, has been silenced -- talk about First Amendment Remedies! You see Keith Olbermann ...
by jamess
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 09:55 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Funny as it might be, I have a graduate degree in journalism. Each night when Keith signs off his show with "good night and good luck" I always smile. It is kind of a long story why. But maybe a ...
by webranding
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 09:45 PM PST with 40 Recommends
During my suspension weekend before last I got an email from the delightfully and improbably named Autumn Brewington, inviting me to contribute an Op-Ed piece to The Washington Post on the topic of ...
by Keith Olbermann
Comment Count 674 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 07:37 PM PST with 1211 Recommends
No one (except the Marketing Department at CNN) ever said that Rick Sanchez was the brightest bulb in the marquee and I have to go with the majority on that. I did, however, find Rick interesting ...
by bunnygirl60
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 12:01 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
When I was born, my parents had been able to provide for two older children thanks to their work on government projects in Philadelphia. They were able to purchase a small home in another ...
by Little Lulu
Comment Count 303 comments on Sun Sep 26, 2010 at 02:06 PM PDT with 313 Recommends