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I've often said that Nazi references are so overused and mis-used that they ought to be consigned to history. But, it's hard to ignore the parallels to today's Tea Party, at least in terms of being ...
by mondaymedia
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 04:03 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Murrieta Ca. Fourth of July, hateful Tea Party members await the arrival of buses full of immigrant children, to scorn and reject their existence on this planet but to their (bigoted) dismay, the ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I'll bet EVERY damn ONE of these hateful protesters identifies with the Tea Party... They have no compassion not even for children, they feel no mercy, they have no shame, and I will wager that they ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 02:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Carriage in front of the Cathedral of Granada. This cathedral is probably the most photographed building in Granada. Needless to say, I couldn't resist either.
by camlbacker
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
COPYPASTE \http:\/\/tinyurl.com/DkGeoGrps FOR LINKING. Revision is continual : send corrections, additions, mergers, "ceased activity", etc. HERE . SCROLL ALPHABETICALLY BELOW INTRO OR ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 09:08 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Geraldo Rivera's asshattery is certainly not news, but a statement he made about Michael Hastings one day after his death, and some of the responses to it are newsworthy. Let's keep in mind the ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 05:19 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
¡Bueno dias, bird lovers! (Don't worry; this post will not be a test of your Spanish.) I recently returned from several months south of the border. Over the weeks ahead I hope to dig myself out ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 76 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Cross-posted from Current Events Inquiry. The Heritage Foundation wants to let you know that it’s very unfair that Tea Party groups were given greater scrutiny from IRS over their nonprofit ...
by Daisy Cutter
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 01:25 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt for genocide was shut down by current Guatemalan president Otto Pérez Molina, who committed some of those crimes. The U.S. finds this ...
by CharlesII
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:22 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
I remember the Reagan administration's fascination with Central America during the 80s. Reagan's preoccupation eventually led to a constitutional crisis here (see Iran-Contra ). But there was plenty ...
by LuvSet
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 03:52 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
As a first diary, I'm going to test the system out (It works for you it should work for me) by posting an article I wrote a while ago and has something to do with an issue that has been resolved and ...
by aargh
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 07:41 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by michaelmhughes
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 07:26 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Here in Central America, women are denied life-saving treatment every day. Women with life-threatening illnesses are denied treatment because to do so might harm their pregnancy -- just the same ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The Army…will be ready to decisively achieve American ends, whatever they may be. -U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno (April 2012) Humanity’s flawed nature and all of recorded ...
by K Trout
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 01:04 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This is a quamash (camas) meadow. You can see the life-giving camas plants as the violet-blue flowers. The major tree species are the sacred oak ( Quercus alba and other spp. ) and madrone ( ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 01:11 PM PST with 46 Recommends
As a result of the illegal coup to depose then Honduran President, Manual Zelaya, in 2009, in which the U.S. played an under-handed role, Hondurans have endured multiple assassinations, kidnapping, ...
by Justina
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 05:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
What happens when a town of 28,000 people in Nicaragua receives 20,000 bicycles? Well, the quality of life improves. Most of the residents of Rivas do not have enough money to own a car, the ...
by frandor55
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 10:07 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The war in Afghanistan is about perpetual war, not Afghanistan. It’s about preventing democracy in the United States, not bringing it to SouthWest Asia. And it is the tombstone of the ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 115 comments on Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 10:15 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Though the article is in Spanish, I probably don't have to translate the majority opinion of the Constitutional wing of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) on their reason for blocking Costa Rica's version ...
by pico
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 10, 2010 at 06:38 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The small town of Fremont, Nebraska is the latest in a series of U.S. towns that have decided to take immigration law into their own hands. On Monday, the 21st of June, 57% of the town’...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Jun 24, 2010 at 03:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends