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Lately I've been trying to get my head around why, for so long, I've been selling myself on increasingly elaborate conspiracy theories to the point where they no longer resembled anything I could ...
by Rose City Rose
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
They lie. They really have no choice. Reality does have a liberal bias. Therefore, the only chance Republicans have to win a debate is to lie. One of the longest running lies is that the media ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Terrible Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has had a very hard time distancing himself from his brother George Jr., the worst President in US history. Okay, maybe he is showing some of them ...
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry "Caesar!" Speak, Caesar is turn'd to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Caesar: What man ...
by lawsyl
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Maybe this is just me, but if the media are looking for cheap stunts to put the candidates in some trapdoor moments, I am not so much of a fan of the whole, "...would you have invaded Iraq" schtick. ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 04:51 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Everyone seems to forget that, regardless of intelligence errors or even cherry-picking , what we now know about the absence of WMD in Iraq was indeed knowable prior to the invasion. Now that Jeb ...
by Paul Abrams
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 08:39 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Stop whatever you are doing. Mike Morrell, former CIA Director during Bush/Cheney, is getting blistered by Chris Matthews right now. If you missed the first segment, set up your DVR to record the ...
by More Questions Than Answers
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I am tired of the Bush family and the Clinton family after all the years of hearing you amateurs tell others how smart you are because you know the founding Fathers... I just wanted you to know ...
by leepearson
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 01:54 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Secretary Clinton has taken some hits in the Beltway media lately (and honestly, when can you NOT type that and be accurate?). The latest line is that she is "distancing" herself from President ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 05:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In the Gettysburg Address, President Lincoln declared our "government of the people, by the people, [and] for the people." We believe "by the people" mandates our citizens the responsibility to ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 12:08 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
We seem to think that politicians, particularly Regressives (aka Republicans), have only recently been saying idiotic things. Part of the problem is that in the past candidate statements typically ...
by Ruffbear7
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Back when all clocks were analog and they all had hands, there was a saying, "Even a broken clock is right twice a day." In other words, even if someone is a moron, through the law of averages, they ...
by Intralumenal
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Daily Kos has been prodding me for another diary. I had a great idea. During the Shrub years, I wrote a series of political/cultural short poems and dated each one as I wrote it. I own the copyright,
by ProudAmericanLiberal
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 04:03 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
As if the nation hasn't suffered enough from the BS "leadership" of the Bush clan, George P got himself elected Land Commissioner in Texas, often one of the first steps toward the Governorship. (He'...
by BlackSheep1
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Elect a Bush, get a war. One person's historical hard-on is another's opti-phallocratic power obsession. It's not about narrative or conspiracy but about how some very basic economic developments ...
by annieli
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 02:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by Roger Burke
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
by MillennialJake
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Perhaps in the scheme of things, such as women being burned to death, militant leaders recruiting children and sometimes beheading them to further their religious insanity, and China deciding they ...
by Marina Asbury
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 05:42 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
I waste lots of precious time Setting politics to rhyme. Ridiculous or near sublime? At least I've shunned a life of crime.
by likeits1999
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .[ Note for TomDispatch Readers: � The offers for both William DeBuys's new ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 07:37 AM PDT with 35 Recommends