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As if David Brooks wasn't enough all by himself on Monday , they brought him back for a return engagement paired with Gail Collins - What's Left of Positive Thinking? If you thought Brooks ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Only one of these men will benefit from the ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 112 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 04:30 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
That's Gail Collins, commenting on a line in Paul Ryan's CPAC speech in her column today, [Lunch on the Barricades. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/opinion/collins-lunch-on-the-barricades.html?hp&...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 07:01 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Her column this morning is titled The $1 Trillion Question . She starts by telling us that she thinks we ought to develop a position on the Omnibus Spending Bill that just passed, And tells us That��
by teacherken
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 03:23 AM PST with 27 Recommends
for once I am NOT going to offer a lot of words of my own. The column, titled Bridge Over Troubled Politics , speaks for itself. Here is the conclusion: Republicans around the nation are going to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 01:38 AM PST with 21 Recommends
So the latest inane taking point from obstructionist Republican senators regarding their blockade of President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals goes like this: each of the three ...
by TXdem
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 01:03 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Because she walks softly and carries a big fucking club How do you argue with that? True, the N.S.A. program had been up and running for years without being able to prevent the first Boston. Yes, ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 01:23 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
So I will enable you to get past the pay firewall without using up any of your monthly quota of ten articles to read A New Era in Political Corruption . It starts with her opening paragraph: Have ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Ted Cruz, that is. Collins begins her New York Times column this morning like this: It is possible that the high point of this week in Washington came when Senator Dianne Feinstein told Senator ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 03:42 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
Well, here's something I didn't expect to see: MSNBC morning host Joe Scarborough agreeing with a New York Times columnist that it's a bad idea to cut spending when the economy is growing slowly: "
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 12:57 PM PST with 31 Recommends
in today's New York Times , with the title Looking for America . My wife called it to my attention because it begins with someone I consider a close friend, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy: “I’m sorry,”
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM PST with 28 Recommends
Mitt Romney's alternative version of reality gets even stranger, tonight, as Sam Stein reports Romney: White House Agrees With Me On My Critique Of The ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 180 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 05:10 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
There's no #retroactively scrubbing the five-year record Gail Collins has created of Seamus Sure, it's suddenly all the rage to mention Seamus the dog. Tuesday, President Obama made ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 198 Recommends
Before I get to the point of this post, let me offer my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the shooting at the theater in Aurora, Colorado this morning. I also would like ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 12:06 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
How - dee F.O.O. & FOKRs! Well, unless you've been under a rock & deprived of O2 the past year or so in these parts, we all know what's happening in the Land of Beer & Bratwurst tomorrow & how ...
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I apologize for the short diary. No. I don't . The reason i don't is because sometimes power does not come from long explained and informational discussions. Ask anyone I know (if you're ...
by funluvn1
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Al Gore invented the Internet, said pundits and GOP'ers while those on our side cried "out of context!" which was true. Today, Bob Somerby (media critic and Gore's roomate in college) observes that ...
by notblind
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 09:44 AM PST with 0 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 07:16 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Gail Collin's book When Everything Changed not only informs you of the struggles of the women's movement from the 60's til the present, it makes you feel the struggle. The ...
by Julie Gulden
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 03:06 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 07:19 PM PDT with 15 Recommends