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This evening on the local Atlanta news, I heard a report of a woman whose Honda was carjacked by four men. The woman jumped onto the hood of her car to try to prevent it being stolen. Then the news ...
by Lily O Lady
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 06:58 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
This man was lucky so many were still in the station: The man was boarding a Perth-bound train at about 8:50am when ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
This is a true story, or as true as I can tell it, based on my memories from over thirty years ago, and from what I was told by various individuals, regarding the no good, very bad beating I took at ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 02:33 PM PST with 126 Recommends
Saving Lives with Simple Solutions by Allison Glasser Seven years ago, Durham resident Chad Sanders lost his sister, Shelly, to drug overdose. Shelly had been using drugs with a friend in her dorm ...
by NC Harm Reduction Coalition
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 12:13 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Written by Tessie Castillo Few experiences are more painful than the sudden passing of a family member. For Chad Sanders, a nurse in Durham, North Carolina, the pain is sharp and fresh as the seven-...
by NC Harm Reduction Coalition
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 12:32 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
On October 1, 2012, Florida became the newest state to enact 911 Good Samaritan legislation in an effort to curb statewide fatalities from drug overdose. Good Samaritan laws grant immunity from drug ...
by NC Harm Reduction Coalition
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 08:21 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I realize I have to start posting more positive stuff here and not complain all the time...because that just contributes to my anger. I thought THIS was a feel-good story for ya! This lady is a ...
by jennifervents
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 08:05 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Been quite a year, huh? We’ll remember this one for a long time. This new generation of Republicans, the self-styled Tea Partiers, want to repeal just about all of the 20th century. They don’t ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 11:56 AM PST with 5 Recommends
A new translation of the Gospel of St. Luke--specifically, the Parable Of The Good Samaritan--sheds interesting new light on challenges Jesus might face in His ministry if He were among us today..
by MacDaffy
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Sep 27, 2011 at 08:52 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I originally wrote this for my own site here but thought it should be shared with the ...
by Aaron Krager
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 10:37 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
With the July 27, 2010 enactment of the FY2010 Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 4899/P.L. 111-201) Congress has approved a total of $1.121 trillion for military ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 11:32 AM PST with 20 Recommends
So much of my life I spend cynically griping about the bad side of human nature. The work I do every day frequently centers around a ceaseless source of constant frustration. Seeking strategies to ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 06:59 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Until yesterday, the subject of distracted drivers and their role in pedestrian accidents was merely an abstract annoyance. When I moved to DC, I quite willingly gave up my car and resorted largely ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 05:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
All the fear-mongering talk of “nationalizing” 17 percent of the economy is nonsense. Government, through Medicare and Medicaid, is already administering almost half of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 02:55 AM PST with 46 Recommends
I have been thinking - and writing - a lot recently about the nature of love, of caring, of concern. And on this, the final Brothers and Sisters for 2009, I would like to continue that exploration.
by brothers and sisters at dailykos
Comment Count 124 comments on Sun Dec 27, 2009 at 05:00 PM PST with 64 Recommends
Jesus Christ was the quintessential bleeding-heart liberal , and literally so. Then how have conservatives succeeded in co-opting Christianity itself? ...
by Art Smart
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 06:51 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
What would Jesus Do about Health Care? Good Question. Well it sounds, like he understood how Sick People need Doctors: Mark 2:17 ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Aug 30, 2009 at 12:55 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
(Part 3 of " The Primer on Scripture and the Budget for 2009 ") . . . Some may say that Isaiah's vision of the Kingdom of ...
by kbkr
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 07:26 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Most of us who support Barack Obama recognize that race is an issue in this election. The campaign can't address it without being taggd with playing the race card and it's a delicate issue to ...
by Heidiho610
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 07:10 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by textus
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Mar 23, 2006 at 09:02 PM PST with 8 Recommends