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We just don't shame the way we used to. Or rather some people are incapable of feeling shame. Today's Republican Party is a collection of a mass inability to experience shame. Or feeling guilt, not ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 332 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
I’m sorry, Brad, I do not know who you are, what state you are from, who you represent. Sometime during the 2014 election, I gave some money to you. Probably through Act Blue, probably as a ...
by Daver71
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 09:37 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
I am back! Didn't post for a few years but..... Lately one of the issues in the death penalty ...
by cuddytom
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 01:36 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
An incredibly dear friend of mine who runs a relationships blog asked me to write something so that she could pay me and allow me to call myself a paid writer. This was the result. I hope you ...
by julimyers
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 03:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 196 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 07:25 AM PST with 49 Recommends
By Christine Boswell I come from the Texas border. Ironies and combinations are distinct and proudly thrust into your life (whether you want it or not). The Spanish is “pocho” (a tex-mex ...
by cboswell
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Last week I was stunned by the unkind comment of the stranger next to me as we filled a container with donated cans of soup at the local food bank. The comment came after a polite discussion that ...
by Gwen07
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 06:44 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
What do you mean the Republicans aren't job creators? They've created whole industries on President Obama's watch. Industries the Republicans have created…. The ‘Guilt Industry’ Pioneered ...
by johnell
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 08:08 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In my prior two posts, I was searching for ' lone occurrences ' of specific phrases found within the just released "Memos" for the interviews conducted by the law-firm of Gibson Dunn, in the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 06:15 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Anxiety attack in progress... What the hell do I need an intro for? WTF? I'm having a "bit" of an anxiety attack that is starting to grow and grow into something that I fear is going to be a BIGASS ...
by francinefishpaw
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine, There's music, laughter and good red wine. At least I've always found it so, Benedicamus Domino. - Hilaire Belloc The problem for too many LGBT Catholics (and ...
by gaycatholic
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 05:25 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Good evening, and welcome to Monday Night Cancer Club. If you've been diagnosed with cancer, or have a friend or family member who's been diagnosed, are undergoing treatment, or have joined Club ...
by Avila
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 05:28 PM PST with 25 Recommends
George W. Bush's pal tells the New York Times that the man who gave us two ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 534 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 06:27 AM PST with 76 Recommends
No, this is not a diary about war. In fact this is a diary about how most women who raise children and grandchildren, eventually just somehow at some point become their mothers. It is hard to ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 05:12 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
Jeez, I hate this time of year. I'm already letting everyone down, and it's not even Thanksgiving. Retailers have already handed me my no-expenses-paid itinerary for yet another seasonal guilt trip.
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 07:38 AM PST with 16 Recommends
My fine friend, brillig, wrote a terrific TC diary last night on a ‘teachable moment’ in which very young human beings behaved as ... they perhaps ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
The following list of 20 characteristics was developed by psychologist Robert Hare and have been noted as defining criteria to identify a “certain 1% of the U.S. population.” One can use this ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 06:23 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
A second funeral in six months. The waves of sadness and guilt. If only we could have done something to help we wouldn't need to be somber and anxious this week, when summer is exploding with ...
by weck
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 05:31 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
A very dear friend of mine was diagnosed with cancer several months ago. It's not one of those 'good' cancers that you can fight off for years with minimum effort. Her prognosis was dire. Her ...
by arlandbaee
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu May 03, 2012 at 10:48 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I might be about this. I am not trolling though, so please make your comments constructive if you disagree. I'm guessing many of you will. I want this to be a conversation and I want to be a better ...
by coolelegans
Comment Count 180 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 05:34 PM PDT with 3 Recommends