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The grandstanding of the R's that will likely lead to a shutdown seem to demonstrate obliviousness to the impact to all of us if this goes down. The shutdown is stupid and expensive and runs ...
by Leftcenterlibertarian
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 12:36 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
We sure showed those Democratic politicians, didn't we? Welcome folks, to the greater evil. We thought we were too good to stoop to chosing the lesser of two evils. Well, guess what? The greater ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Mar 09, 2011 at 04:41 PM PST with 5 Recommends
This is a diary about talk, and its relative unimportance in the scheme of things. It is also about action, and its limited efficacy, and consequences, which are the future.
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 06:01 PM PST with 35 Recommends
"I don't belong to any organized Party. I am a Democrat" --Will Rogers. We joke about it, we have deep discussions about it, we have pie fights about it, but essentially, it's true. ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 12:54 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Sarah Palin chose to use the cross hairs of a gun as a metaphor for what she "metaphorically" hoped would happen on election day 2010. She chose the irresponsible and potentially dangerous approach.
by lighttheway
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 07:06 PM PST with 22 Recommends
_(I changed the title)_ Here's what Americans just did. Should I direct this towards all those who stayed home and did not bother to vote? NO. This is for the people who *voted* to commit mass ...
by shpilk
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 10:43 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Imagine it's election season in 2020 ... you look around the economic and political and media landscape in America -- and you're asking yourself " What Happened? " VP Paul Ryan ...
by jamess
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Sep 24, 2010 at 11:19 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I got the inspiration for this from this article on TPM, ...
by Philpm
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 07:53 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
A girl I grew up with posted something on Facebook. Back in high school we had many mutual friends, many shared moments, but were never close. A sterling individual--never heard a negative thing ...
by john de herrera
Comment Count 135 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 07:19 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I've said in several comments this week that World War I ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 99 comments on Sat Jul 03, 2010 at 04:00 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
After five years, the Treaty of Versailles ended World War ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Jul 02, 2010 at 04:02 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Popular history says World War I began with the ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 124 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 04:00 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 297 comments on Sat Dec 19, 2009 at 04:49 AM PST with 115 Recommends
Dear President Obama We’re glad that you are in Copenhagen for the Climate Summit, a pressing problem that needs full attention. We’re also please that you awarded yourself a B+ for ...
by Synoia
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 15, 2009 at 03:44 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I've seen a lot of diaries complaining that President Obama is not doing enough. He has not done or is not supporting X. He is not addressing Y quickly enough. He is not doing Z the way I thought ...
by Vayle
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 02:28 PM PST with 8 Recommends
20 years ago this week I was on the phone with a friend. He was in Plon, Germany. I was in North Canton, Ohio. He had lived with my family for nearly a year. He was a foreign exchange student, and ...
by Caractacus
Comment Count 148 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 04:16 AM PST with 25 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 286 comments on Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 04:05 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
This is ProgressiveTokyo blogging from November 2010, and yes I`m still here in Tokyo. I`ve been watching the mid-term elections from over here and I`m hoping to add some perspective to the massive ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 04:37 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
There is lots of understandable rage at elements of the democratic coalition. Some broad calls to action ...
by Judeling
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 11:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
First of all, I'd like to say thank you to all of those who have written a Health Care Horror Story diary, and I'd like to encourage others to do the same and write their ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 520 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 12:44 PM PDT with 774 Recommends