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Criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget is just one of the ways President Obama has poisoned the well. The media keeps dutifully quoting Republicans saying that if President Obama takes executive ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 54 Recommends
Meet Army veteran Rupert Starr . Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 44 Recommends
President Obama signs the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, one of the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 08:13 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Dragging their feet every step of the way. The president has said that reducing and more effectively responding to military sexual ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 07:23 AM PST with 30 Recommends
In February of 2009 Republicans were ramping up to fight against the Affordable Care Act. There was no limit to the levels they would stoop to in misrepresenting the legislation, no trick they ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Senator Patrick Leahy (D. VT), chairman of the ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
President Obama signs the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell. Now, Congress needs to undo some of the damage of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
With a majority of 61%, Boy Scout leaders gathered in Grapevine, Texas approved a resolution that will repeal the Boy Scouts long standing ban on gay scouts beginning on January 1st, 2014 . From a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 03:03 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Not sure if this has been posted yet but, per HuffPost... WASHINGTON -- More than a year after lifting the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the military, the Pentagon has extended certain ...
by Sneezyone
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 12:30 PM PST with 3 Recommends
As Fox News (yes, that Fox News) reports The first same-sex marriage at West Point's Cadet Chapel will be celebrated Saturday -- when a military veteran and her partner exchange vows roughly one ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 09:08 AM PST with 160 Recommends
The 2012 election may not be decided by gay soccer dads and lesbian Costco moms but their quality of life will be defined by those occupying the White House and Congress in 2013 and beyond. While ...
by Karl Frisch
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:15 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2012 Statement by the President on the One Year Anniversary of the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell A year ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 09:56 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
It's not polite to say "I told you so," I guess, but we did tell them so, and told them, and told them... After years of listening to right-wing know-it-alls like John McCain predicting dire ...
by Rolandz
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 09:33 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It's impossible to forget. A young gay man serving his country in Iraq asks the prospective Republican nominees about their attitude towards repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell . And the audience boos. ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 09:34 AM PDT with 244 Recommends
As someone who spends a few weeks every year guiding eighth graders through a research project on the American Civil Rights Movement, I couldn’t help but experience a sense of déjà vu as I have ...
by rturner229
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 28, 2012 at 05:18 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Corporal Andrew Wilfahrt was killed by an IED in Afghanistan, months before Don't Ask, Don't Tell was finally extinguished. ...It is not lost on us that Andrew died protecting rights that he ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 10:30 AM PST with 36 Recommends
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 07:15 PM PST with 37 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 47 Recommends
You leave cookies on a plate for Santa to find when he leaves your presents. Websites leave cookies on your computer so it can leave a virus. Either way cookies are the bits of memory that can warm ...
by stillonline
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 25, 2011 at 02:55 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I'm not sure this is going to be very helpful if he's trying to earn respect from the GOP base. Most of these people ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 12:21 PM PST with 17 Recommends