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I like to write about this subject for a couple of different reasons. The first is that it lets me vent about something that really yanks my chain. And, every time I write on this topic, Christians ...
by tlcpro
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 05:03 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As Kennedy said, and Martin quoted in his "Beyond Vietnam" speech: Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. When have we waited long enough for justice?
by dharmasyd
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:41 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The practical difference between ethics and morality is that to see something as moral, you need to have guilt feelings about not doing it. The converse is the same; if something is felt to be ...
by serendipityisabitch
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Inspired by something said in a post by @skip945 that I think is getting overlooked I have decided that I too will come out publicly. This is no secret to any member of my family, nor to my closest ...
by Animeraider
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
Re-institute the Fairness Doctrine and Require Strict Adherence to Fairness and Accuracy in Broadcast Media. (Edit. Petition to be delivered to the FCC w/cc The President of the United States, ...
by jburtonprod
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 06:34 PM PST with 7 Recommends
The Republicans are starting to fall all over themselves once again with the "I" word so perhaps the best thing we can do is to impeach their top guy first. Of course it's not Boehner, Paul, or Cruz,
by issy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 08:40 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Elizabeth Warren at Netroots Nation 2014, Transcript: [...] Let’s talk about this fight. This is a fight over economics , a fight over privilege , a fight over power . But deep down it is a fight ...
by jamess
Comment Count 190 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2015 at 09:10 AM PST with 173 Recommends
When exceptions have become the rule, it's time to change the rule. Fairness is a concept so simple you don't even have to be human to perceive it. Try to give one pet a treat while ignoring another.
by FarWestGirl
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 10:12 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I've been active in politics for over 10 years, most recently as a Chief of Staff to a progressive State Legislator in Silicon Valley, California. But before that, I served as an public official ...
by Trisha Tahmasbi
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 11:00 PM PST with 114 Recommends
Several diarists, along with Color of Change, and others, have expressed concern with the almost unbelievable wealth of the heirs of Sam Walmart, reported to be just over 150 billion dollars (...
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 04:26 PM PST with 10 Recommends
How do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Simple the rich lie, cheat and steal. Here's the monthly electric rates Mary paid for electricity for the last couple of years compared to the ...
by CA148 NEWS
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 05:52 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
Union members gathered for Labor Fest for the first time in 2 years (the event was cancelled last year). The President Obama gave a speech which you can see here (sorry - not embeddable) (I was ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 02:34 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
In a comment yesterday, I criticized Secretary Clinton's failure to speak up regarding the murder of Michael Brown and the events in Ferguson. It's only fair that I provide her statements made today:
by TomP
Comment Count 175 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2014 at 12:53 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
It seems to me that Democrats are not stating positively what they stand FOR, and therefore they allow themselves to be labeled as the “takers”. They should declare what they are FOR - simply, ...
by geolib
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2014 at 06:47 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery ...
by 47songs
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 11:33 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The Often-ignored Link between Child Migration and Reproductive Health in Central America Most unaccompanied, undocumented migrant children coming to the U.S. -- and causing a humanitarian border ...
by fcura
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Who is this group of people who … • More than half have a cell phone • The average person has more living space than the typical person in Sweden, France, or the United Kingdom. • 42 ...
by markshewhart
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 11:49 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In recent months and years, feminists and women's rights activists have been making extra effort to show the direct impact of rape culture. In particular, they've used first person narratives to ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 05:48 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
No one should ever endure the kind of economic humiliation that comes with working a full-time job and making a less-than-living wage. There is dignity in all work, but that dignity grows dim when ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 03:39 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
It’s a treasured American maxim that every problem is an opportunity in disguise. Seven months before the mid-term election Democrats face a serious problem: most Americans feel the country is ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 06:06 AM PDT with 6 Recommends