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I once came very close to breaking a young girl's heart. Before you jump to conclusions, no, I am not a wicked, wicked villain who twirls a thick black mustache whilst cackling evilly about ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2014 at 06:00 PM PST with 25 Recommends
By the spring of 1945, the former socialist-turned-corporate-fascist god Benito Mussolini was hanging upside down with his mistress (right-wing family values!) in Milan, and the right-wing's One ...
by firstdegree
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 08:33 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Government's Secretive "No-Fly List" Regime Crumbling, says ACLU Marking the first major victory against the U.S. government's secretive 'No Fly List' on Friday, seven people who challenged their ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 07:22 AM PDT with 152 Recommends
Ocean Warming Has been Drastically Underestimated . This came across the wire a few days ago. Most do not understand what it means. Here is a detailed explanation.
by New Minas
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 11:35 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Okay, so I'm not as organized as I used to be. Yep, my cup runeth over, but old guys can get away with some complaints. They bring a damp towel and place it on your forehead and say things like - ...
by Gerald Lively
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
A recent documentary by Deutsche Welle illustrates a new trend in international extremism. Other events suggest that this may represent a rising wave of violence and intolerance.
by CharlesII
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 11:55 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Images of ...
by New Minas
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Laura Clawson's important essay Koch brothers' 'grand strategist' says raising the minimum wage is like Nazi ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 01:37 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
It appears from what Mitch McConnell said at the opening of his speech to the Koch brothers' secret conference in June, that he found the collection of philosophical speeches reported today by ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 11:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The man described as the Koch brothers' "grand strategist" at the Koch brothers' own secret donor gathering has some strong feelings about the minimum wage. Strong as in he thinks raising the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 10:32 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
This won't be much of a diary, but when I read that cop's "Don't challenge me if you don't want to get hurt" op-ed the other day, it reminded me of something I'd heard before, but I couldn't quite ...
by Front Toward Enemy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 02:20 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Give the right credit, it is always on message, which is to say, always dissembling in order to always be pounding into our skulls, whether we realize it or not, one simple philosophical message--
by Galtisalie
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 04:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 09:57 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Jack London was one of my favorites as a kid. It wasn't until I was in my twenties that I discovered The Iron Heel .The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 09:40 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
They caught him with a gun , or so they say. (Reuters) – A man who filmed a New York City police officer use a choke hold on a suspect who later died has been arrested on weapons charges, law ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 168 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 05:34 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
A Texas First But Not Last The picture is a photograph I took at La Piedad Cemetery in McAllen, Texas of the grave of Rosaura (Rosie) Jimenez,
by Beket
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 08:58 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
This week, Mark Ames over at Pandodaily has been swinging his pen mightily at Libertarians, (and especially at the trend to try to recruit new Libertarian followers from the High Tech industry ) ...
by mhanch
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 08:30 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
From today's Democracy Now! : AMY GOODMAN: We go now to two guests. Rann Bar-On is an Israeli peace activist who participated in Saturday’s protest in Haifa. He is a lecturer in mathematics here ...
by Clever Handle
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:44 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
REQUIEM FOR ABORTION RIGHTS IN AMERICA? (linked) Dear Lord, please fly me to the moon in Your oxcart. THE SILENT SCAM: As Republican politicians and so-called “pro-lifers” speciously proclaim ...
by Beket
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 01:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Prior WWL installments on the Ukrainian Disaster, with firsthand accounts are here: Postcards From the Ukraine Postcard from the Ukraine II: Factions, Putin and Painted ...
by Diane Gee
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 06:49 AM PDT with 9 Recommends