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There has been some back and forth in the last day or so concerning the permissibility of promoting the impeachment of Barack Obama within this community. There used to be a time, not long ago, ...
by NedSparks
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 12:40 PM PST with 24 Recommends
We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:35 PM PST with 82 Recommends
My precinct captains and fellow volunteers held a cold-eyed postmortem into the wee hours after the fiasco last night, and the exit poll data has made the reasons for Shellacking Part 2 in 2014 ...
by Tweedledee5
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 03:53 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945, elected as our President four times back when that sort of thing was legal (...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 06:28 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
What if the President went to the people in the coming weeks and as FDR did layout to America what was happening across the globe and the need to end the fear being peddled by the Republicans ad-...
by airmechldr
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 02:30 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Summary: We in Liberal America are now embattled. America has been in kindred battles before, and on those occasions to which we look to see our finest ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 08:01 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The pro-independence Scots say, "Don't worry about the currency, we can still use the British pound sterling. And if that falls through, we can probably use the euro." The pro-union Scots say, "The ...
by HeyMikey
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 07:57 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Excerpt from my book Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism Chapter 5. The Second Progressive Period: Union Rights, WPA, Social Security WWII “I remember '29 very well. We had it made (...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Ferguson, Missouri, reminds me more of the past than the present. Those of us erstwhile liberals want activists and ordinary people alike to turn out in great numbers for parades and demonstrations. ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 07:46 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Of course, these words would never come out of the mouth of one of today's Republicans. They would have us think we have to fear anything and everything. As most of us probably know, these words ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 09:13 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Bill Clinton was elected in 1992 NOT because he won over the nation's intellectual heart by turning moderate. He won in 1992 for a single reason: Ross Perot split the GOP vote with Bush the Elder. ...
by Jimdotz
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 11:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Out of many E quals, one more perfect union . Out of ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 11:21 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
B-24 Liberator bomber If you live in the Ypsilanti Michigan area (between Ann Arbor and Detroit), you might want to get over to the Yankee Air Museum Wednesday night July 2.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 03:55 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Obama Administration didn't only not prosecute Bush Administration war crimes, they squashed Spain's attempt to prosecute them and represented Rumsfeld in court against torture charges. The ...
by Limpbaugh
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 04:32 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
We have just finished celebrating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in a whirlwind of patriotism, nostalgia, weirdness (the dancing—OMG!), and most important, a reminder of the essential ...
by btfjd
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 03:47 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I've heard it said corporations have no responsibility but to maximize shareholder value. That their employees, customers, and communities matter only to the degree they are in shareholders best ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed May 28, 2014 at 02:29 PM PDT with 248 Recommends
We Democrats have an urban problem. We live in cities for the most part. We relate to people in cities. We may have family in rural areas but they see us as outliers, people who choose to reject ...
by tecampbell
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 10, 2014 at 01:12 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog TransCanada has taken a page out of former U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s playbook and deployed a public relations “charm offensive” in Texas, home of ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I came across the following online article: OBAMACARE CASUALTY: Cover Oregon officially calls it quits, turns to feds Cover Oregon on Friday became the first casualty of the state-run ObamaCare ...
by therehastobeaway
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 04:25 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
In my last post, I took issue with a recent column by Catherine Rampell, who tries to make the case that ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends