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In early January 1979, I sat in a Cleveland federal courtroom and listened to Judge William Thomas read a prepared statement agreed to by both the plaintiffs and defendants that brought the civil ...
by kainah
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 01:56 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
“Undocumented immigration has slowed, however, the human rights situation has only gotten worse at the border as mom and pop coyotes are replaced by drug cartels looking to expand into new markets ...
by RedVyking
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 09:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
With the Assad regime amassing its armor outside of Aleppo and its war planes attacking from overhead the battle between that well oiled military machine and the reg-tag Free Syrian Army has come ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 05:57 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
“You people with hearts,” he said, “have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful.” - The Tin Woodsman. 1900. “The Wonderful ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Well, surprise, surprise, surprise. I think I told you that something important was happening today in Mexico. I wrote about it yesterday , and I then rescued my own diary to tell you about it ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 02:45 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I posted this essay yesterday, and it received virtually no attention. I think it's important to tell this story. Especially today. So I suppose I can rescue my own essay. Here it is.
by davidseth
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 07:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Something extremely important is happening Sunday in Mexico. I don't think you're going to hear much about it on the Trad Media TM . Especially English language Media. Or on the blogs. So I'm ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 09, 2012 at 06:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Justice Department has declined to reopen the investigation into the shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, despite a new analysis recently completely of an enhanced copy of the only ...
by kainah
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed May 02, 2012 at 09:50 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
So many years have passed since the Ohio National Guard ended the lives of Allison Krause, Jeff Miller, Bill Schroeder and Sandy Scheuer and wounded nine others. Forty-two years... Such a very long ...
by kainah
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri May 04, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
Students organize to protest debt slavery. Join us in Sacramento March 5. Sign the Petition. Support the Millionaires Tax. The Basics of the Millionaires Tax What is it? A statewide ballot ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 03:58 PM PST with 7 Recommends
"All politics is local." - Tip O'Neal -Speaker of the House (1979-1986)
by mikeymike68
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I in no way mean to imply that there is a coming doom or that a horrible catastrophe will occur; I do mean to say that something has already occurred. But I do not believe it to be a disaster, but ...
by Gvico
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 11:45 AM PST with 0 Recommends
After seeing the footage of the vandalism and attack at the Whole Foods Market Oakland on Wednesday November second during the Occupy Oakland march both from the NBC helicopter and from footage ...
by Gvico
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 11:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I have read a few articles lately that have posited the viewpoint that if we, the politically active people, spend our time working on social issues like gay marriage and marijuana legalization then ...
by Gvico
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 13, 2011 at 01:17 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Florida Republican Alan West fretted yesterday over whether to extend unemployment benefits and the payroll tax cut for most American workers, explaining that, "We're broke." In these two words, ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 06:47 AM PST with 133 Recommends
Hang on to your lunch (or dinner, depending on your time zone). Swallow any liquids in your mouth (to save cleanup later). The utter GENIUSES in our state government, appointed by Governor Scott ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 192 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 03:53 PM PST with 216 Recommends
As soon as the following event happened on Thursday morning, my urgent sense of coming to Daily Kos to diary it made me realize that this fucking place still invades my consciousness, pretty much 24/...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 11:42 AM PST with 107 Recommends
I was forcefully struck by the readership response to the following Oakland Tribune Editorial praising the police: Oakland Tribune ...
by Cugel
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 08:37 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
What's an unpopular Strongman to do, when confronted with the prospect of losing his grip on power? Well, ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 06:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
What a wuss. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) abruptly cancelled a planned economic address Friday at the University of Pennsylvania after learning that the event could be ...
by Paleo
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Oct 21, 2011 at 10:55 AM PDT with 10 Recommends