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Candidate for Congress, Mayor Nancy Rotering (D-Highland Park, IL), seen supporting a local food pantry last Winter Send $3 for Nancy. Halleluiah! Progressive Democrat Nancy ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 02:52 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
"[1] Everybody seems to be concerned with the greater good, say the last thing we need is guns in our neighborhoods. But when I weigh the good against the hoods wearing ‘em I think that if it’...
by AyDeeTheGreat
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Psychologically preparing a recruit for war involves killing others on command. Dehumanizing the enemy makes it much easier to kill in war. Our military does a very good job of reprogramming the ...
by glb3
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I constantly hear politicians complaining about the imagined abuses of our 2nd Amendment rights to bear arms, or our 1st Amendment rights of religious freedom yet hear almost nothing about the other ...
by arky70
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
All the rhetoric about ISIS operations in every state, does not frighten me nearly as much as the good citizens of my own state. Ohio has several new proposed gun laws that you may find shocking. If ...
by Dorothy Weigel
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Put a conservative back in the White House and here is what we will do to take back this country for you, the people. This agenda will restore the proud dignity of our governmental institutions and ...
by Wilburhorse
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
They say a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. Apparently that doesn't apply to women. . . . A Texas (where else) teenager (fourteen) showed up behind Pasadena High School for a ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 12:40 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
As it turns out, the only crime Freddie Gray was accused of at the time of his fatal arrest and Nickel Ride was carrying a switchblade. Except the knife wasn't a switchblade. It was an ordinary, ...
by ApostleOfCarlin
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:57 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The right wing is targeting the social safety net. The poor are an easy target. They're not particularly powerful in a country where spending cash is protected as free speech. The work ethic ethos ...
by mikesmiths
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 03:09 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Many people and organizations (e.g., the NRA ) have been blasting Tim McGraw ever since he announced that the proceeds from his concert in Hartford, Connecticut on July 27, 2015 would be donated to ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
New Richmond Police officer Jesse Kidder, in confronting a double murder suspect, used restraint when the suspect attempted "suicide by cop". Gun nuts are now PO'd that the officer didn't blow the ...
by Witgren
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 06:39 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I am struck by the glib contradiction that underlies advocacy for background checks for firearms purchases. Part of the contradiction stems from the oft-quoted recitation of "the right of the ...
by silverhair
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 09:19 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
As usual, the Republican Party has fielded many more Presidential candidates than the Democratic party. Also as usual, they have the greatest variety of crackpots up for office, with Ted Cruz ...
by Intralumenal
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 02:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
So most of you guys, if you've been following me since my days being the Dir. of Visual Communications at Liberal America, know I created this graphic right after the Newtown Massacre on Dec. 14, ...
by Kyle Neven
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The trial of Craig Stephen Hicks who killed three neighbors over a disagreement about use of a parking space in the condominium where they all lived has begun. North Carolina Killing Detailed gives ...
by arodb
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 05:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I'm not bashing Kansas, but I am going to bash Kansas Republicans for the bill Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today , making it legal, starting in July, for any ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 05:17 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Where should you fire assault rifles? Who should own machine guns? Face it, folks love to shoot guns, especially powerful ones! We can't change that. So, we let them. Let them (adults only, you ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 09:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
When the judge struck down part of The Safe Act he noted that the limitations the law set on magazine size were arbitrary. What is a reasonable size for a firearm magazine for civilian use? Most ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:31 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
In an effort to progress the conversation on firearms, a goal of mine has been to find a fundamental baseline or common ground that both sides of the debate can substantially agree upon and move ...
by oldpunk
Comment Count 234 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Just another in a history that has seen the rise and fall of vending machines for items like marijuana and tobacco. A 25-year police department veteran who now runs his own ammunition ...
by annieli
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 09:11 AM PST with 14 Recommends