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We mourn the loss of the 12 people killed in yet another mass shooting — this time at a military installation in our nation’s capital. Our condolences and sorrow join the sorrow of the ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 04:52 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Yesterday, ThinkProgress reported on the arming of schoolteachers in Missouri. They pointed out how the angst and woe over police response time, a problem Missouri is solving by turning their ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 11:05 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
If you want to know why the U.S. economy hasn't been recovering from the great recession fast enough, there's one word that will take you a long ways ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 01:06 PM PST with 38 Recommends
The recession was hard on men, as you may have gathered from the reams of coverage of the "mancession." (I still don't get why it wasn't a "hecession," if we needed a cheesy portmanteau.) But three ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 10:24 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The GOP has been on an economic wrecking mission ever since the election of Barack Obama - indeed we now know that leading Republican strategists and legislators met and planned a course of ...
by Blue Mark
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 03:01 PM PDT with 252 Recommends
I posted this yesterday and it kind of scrolled off quick, so I've decided to repost (thats not against the rules is it, after 24 hours?) Anyways, I ran across this meme on the inetertubes ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 168 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 03:11 AM PDT with 283 Recommends
"All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Yesterday on Meet the Press, David (the GOP Talking Point Spigot) Gregory peppered Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on the issue of jobs losses faced by women under President Obama. Most news items ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 06:37 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
The past few years have seen a huge number of state and local government jobs cut , ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 02:45 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Citizens representing the shared interests of public sector workers -- teachers, firefighters, and others -- are speaking out in Wisconsin in defiance of the draconian cutbacks called for by the the ...
by jeff bryant
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 11:11 AM PST with 28 Recommends
This is going to be a quick diary - mainly because I don't have time to get answers; I just have the question. Yesterday I got in a 'discussion' with a devout anti-government, anti-union retired ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 04:28 AM PST with 0 Recommends