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People crash their cars into other cars, into poles, houses or anything that cannot get out of the way fast enough. Sometimes the cars just take a crap without even hitting something. Sometimes ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 04:21 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I am (and to some extent, have always been) a writer, but my desire to become a novelist did not emerge until after I’d made the choice to drop out of high school and become an “autodidact” (...
by chicgeek
Comment Count 105 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
There are times in my life that have inspired hope and times that I have felt great despair. Yesterday was a day for hope.
by Todd Farally
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 05:54 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I'm 28 years old, and I have such a hard time listening to punditry on any news channel, because rarely if ever do I see someone that is around my age. Ed Schultz is 58, Sean Hannity is 50, and ...
by sujigu
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 08:19 PM PST with 7 Recommends
In the election of 2004 I voted for the first time in my ...
by Danish Brethren
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 03:55 PM PST with 9 Recommends
It's crazy, but it's true: I could not afford to go to work today. I have a 45-minute commute to and from work, which costs me about ten dollars in gas each day. I'm down to six whole dollars, ...
by Phil T Duck
Comment Count 187 comments on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 01:41 PM PST with 585 Recommends
I wrote this peice last winter. It is a real account of my husband's struggles as a blue collar electrician. Since I wrote this, my husband has been laid off, since about March 2011. This month, is ...
by wavpeac
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 11:09 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A Feb. 28 editorial cartoon by the Detroit News' Henry Payne appeared on the editorial page of my hometown newspaper this morning that, to my way of thinking, ...
by trevzb
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 10:10 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Two Chinese companies have agreed to manufacture in America, instead of in China, a significant portion of the wind turbines needed for a Texas wind farm. The deal is a result of white collar ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 08:40 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Many have argued that there is a lot of bias in favor of Wall St. over Main St. As a whole, I agree. But I do not believe that I have seen this bias demonstrated by Obama as some here have claimed. ...
by silentreader
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2009 at 08:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Day after day it seems more bad economic news follows leading off in both the headlines of newspapers and the evening news. For a while Hillary stole the front page but the rush to tell us just how ...
by utopia
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 PM PST with 4 Recommends
UPDATE - I wrote this without being able to watch the live press conference, but I still should have been clearer. Ignore the words coming out of her mouth. The McCain campaign is working off of ...
by patooker
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 09:43 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There is no doubt that picking Joe Biden as VP will help Obama with the "blue collar" vote. And I do think that it is a problem Obama has, and I think Biden will help him "connect" more with this ...
by Zanath
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2008 at 09:14 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The choice of Joe Biden has sealed the deal: Obama is going to get the Hillary voter. Yes, Obama could have guaranteed the election by choosing Hillary, but as someone else pointed out, he would ...
by DeppityBob
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2008 at 01:03 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
by lightseeker
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 06:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Consider how good the timing is for the John Edwards endorsement. Not just for Obama, which is obvious (stealing Hillary's media day, appearing to lock it up, etc.), but for Edwards. Had he endorsed ...
by NolaEric
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 15, 2008 at 06:35 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Kevin Merida has a piece in the Washington Post today which gives first hand accounts from some of Obama's 50 State Soldiers trumpeting the revelry of his Vote for Change effort and how they are ...
by trmasonic
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue May 13, 2008 at 02:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Dear Hillary Clinton: Since you like to bombard me with e-mail and recorded phone calls, I know you must be interested in me. After all, I'm a lower-middle-class (family income around $50K) white ...
by Bill Tchakirides
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 09, 2008 at 08:09 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
I know that diaries are supposed to be at least three paragraphs, but I just don't need that much space to say this. And I'm sure it's already been said better than I can say it anyway. But with ...
by Malec
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed May 07, 2008 at 03:52 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Prior to her wins in Ohio, Rhode Island, and the "win" in Texas HRC has waged an all out assault on Barack after getting killed in 11 contests. Barack Obama has in turn questioned HRC's renowned ...
by fixyourface
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue May 06, 2008 at 02:49 PM PDT with 5 Recommends