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This is not an easy diary to write. I've considered myself liberal since I was young. My views on the world aligned (and still do) with thoughts we consider classically liberal. I believe in free ...
by mflorian
Comment Count 1081 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 01:34 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
I’ve been smoking cigars since about 2000. Finally this week I decided to quit. Cold turkey. Today is my third day smoke free, and boy does it suck. How do people live this way? It’s like I’...
by EricMaderLin
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 06:26 AM PST with 13 Recommends
We all *know* that the Mississippi runoff election was *stolen* from Chris McDaniels by BPVs (Black Persons Voting), because why on earth would BPVs head to the poles to prevent a senate seat from ...
by RunningForJudge
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 10:32 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Last week America got to see what a “Real Conservative” looks like during Commandant Ted Cruz's brilliant GOP-led Shutdown. America saw what “small government” looked like and America ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 103 comments on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 09:43 AM PDT with 191 Recommends
Is the Echo Chamber Starting to Crack? Right Wing columnist attacks the Tea Party. In Monday’s Washington Post op-ed page, there are two important essays about the Tea Party Republicans, one by E.
by VACommonsense
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 08:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In the days of old, setting the National Agenda was a rather straight-forward thing. Newsroom gate-keepers, in consultation with Administration gate-keepers, would pick which "topics" to "inform the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Seen on Twitter: This tells me something about the GOP base: They got nothin'. The problem is, they don't know that. They honestly think that they have reality on their side - and that makes ...
by Killer of Sacred Cows
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 10:52 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Those who have made their unfathomable fortunes supplying fossil fuels to an eaze-addicted society -- have a vested-interest in keeping-on selling their wares. For as long as corporately possible. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 09:12 AM PST with 18 Recommends
People and Corporations who have made their fortunes from selling fossil fuels to the masses -- have a vested-interest in keeping-on selling those fuels. For as long as corporately possible. So ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 22 Recommends
If you have relatives (and coworkers) like mine -- just some fair warning: You may be in for accusations of "Democratic Voter Fraud" before the giving of thanks has ended. I was bombarded by an ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 08:48 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The best reason for voting against Mitt Romney wasn’t revealed until the day after the election, when we were given a glimpse of the would-be emperor without clothes. Romney, we learned, is a ...
by Montana Cowgirl
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 07:58 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Various people and outlets on the left have thoroughly debunked Ryan's laundry list of right wing distortions and outright lies that made up his convention speech last night. Included in the many ...
by polidiscoursor
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 10:07 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Advocacy has three pillars: Reason: The facts involved with the advocacy are linked toward a call to action in a self-consistent, fallacy free, logical, common sense way. The advocate takes facts,
by potatohead
Comment Count 87 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 06:45 PM PDT with 102 Recommends
By Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava Just in time for the release of Brave New Foundation's new film, Koch Brothers Exposed , Rush Limbaugh has thrown in with Charles and David Koch in their letter ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 11:21 AM PST with 23 Recommends
I began writing a comment in Hunter's ...
by ObamOcala
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 08:01 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Charles and David Koch built an distortion machine to do their dirty work for them. Through think tanks, academic research, political donations and conservative media, the Koch brothers have ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 04:59 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
As in "Its not Class warfare, its Math" We don't need Frank Luntz, this is perfect. Bumper sticker. Key message. Tells the story. Makes fun of tea party. Independents agree. Everyone gets it. ...
by Core Da Freak
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 07:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Because ya'll don't listen.
by Nashville fan
Comment Count 121 comments on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 06:43 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Sorry to interrupt the chorous of folks patting themselves on the back and relieved that all the "troublemakers" have been banished from the kingdom, but has anybody stopped to consider the price ...
by Nashville fan
Comment Count 161 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 11:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This coming Tuesday, August 23, 2011 will mark the 40th Anniversary of one of the least known landmarks in the current American Counter-revolution by those who would would rather rule than be ...
by Into The Woods
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 06:07 AM PDT with 5 Recommends