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If you want to see a microcosm of the decay in American society and culture, you need look no further than today's Super Bowl! From the inane three hour Pre game show to the display of military ...
by tvdude
Comment Count 80 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 08:51 AM PST with 44 Recommends
Many folks around the country are just discovering the new Democratic Presidential Candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont). They are learning Sanders has been on an incredibly bold ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 78 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 04:44 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
Today, the House voted to give corporate America a big Christmas present: lots and lots of tax breaks. Although many Democrats have been pushing for a two-year tax extender package, the House ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 05:01 PM PST with 24 Recommends
It's Christmastime, everybody. A week before Thanksgiving. This year it began before the jack-o'-lanterns decomposed and the Elsa costumes were hung away. Every year Christmas creep begins earlier ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 11:55 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
We need to remember that, while 2014 may be a midterm election year, it's just as important that we vote like we did in the 2012 presidential election cycle & like we will do in the 2016 cycle. ...
by jgsf1987
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 04:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Quinnipiac just released a "survey" that claims to reflect general feelings that the public has about attitudes towards President Obama. Upon closer analysis the green curtain reveals the typical ...
by ConservativeBrainTrust
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 11:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was astounded by this Cadillac ad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGJSI48gkFc It shows a fit middle aged man gloating about his pool, mansion and of course his Cadillac. All of which he is entitled ...
by pennywa
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 02:09 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Football has been my favorite sport for many years. Some of my fondest memories are of going with my Dad as an 8 year old to high school football games he officiated on weekends; and for close to a ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 195 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 10:38 PM PST with 178 Recommends
Shares of Bootstrap, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOOT) surged to another all-time high today, as the company announced that it's eliminating all American jobs and shifting production to countries without a ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 05:28 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Maybe you're a cop or a firefighter or, like me, a utility worker. Maybe you're working a cash register at a gas station. Or selling concessions or parking cars at a sporting event. Or driving an ...
by DuzT
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 07:05 PM PST with 64 Recommends
Pole climbing class was the final step in the process of getting hired to be a phoneman and it was clearly designed as a test of one’s willpower, a “weeder” class as we used to say in college.
by DuzT
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Mar 01, 2014 at 09:00 PM PST with 93 Recommends
I haven't posted anything here in a while but over the last month or so I've had an experience with AT&T that is so disquieting that it has caused myself and everybody in my household to shake our ...
by normcash
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 07:12 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
For those of you who've been getting too little work lately (or none at all), let me offer some words of essential encouragement, because we're not out of this economic rough spot by a long shot. ...
by Kannon McAfee
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 05:33 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
We tend to think of presidents and presidential candidates as autonomous actors. They are not. We'd like to believe that if we just elect the right person, someone with the right stuff, a reformer, ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 290 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 04:48 PM PDT with 350 Recommends
Sometimes it's really important for the LGBT Community (I know, but I needed to make a blanket statement here) to acknowledge, as we often do here at the Great Orange Satan, that we have allies (here,
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 03:24 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Propose a tax increase and you lose -- that's been the axiom of American politics for a decade or more. But as the nation wallows in the economic doldrums, the old idea that all tax increases are ...
by petercgoldmark
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 02:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
When I think of immigration reform in the US today, I think of people migrating here from across our southern border in search of work, usually for low-skilled and low-paying jobs --- such as farm ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
A while back I wrote about being attacked by a customer's dog while on the job as a utility worker, and how my company then proceeded to blame me for the whole incident. The following is a story ...
by DuzT
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 01:23 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
As a utility worker I encounter animals, wild and domestic, on a daily basis. Sometimes these encounters are beautiful, more often they're annoying and sometimes they're seriously dangerous. Below ...
by DuzT
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 28 Recommends