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The newspapers were hammering me, and the priests and the ministers were hammering me, but I am alive yet, I am still here, hammering them. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is a quote by a German survivor of the Holocaust. It can apply to an American of today. First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then ...
by Rick San
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 08:59 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I have often wondered when exactly would someone compare Chimpanzees to the previously 10 Supreme Court rulings , that turned corporations into people, and declare that indeed Chimps are one of us ...
by Ole Texan
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 10:02 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Yeah, and now just what exactly are we supposed to do with them? I know I won't agree with many here, but from what I've seen so far - not much in these documents is any different from what i was ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 08:20 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Friday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia taught a class recently at the University of Hawaii, and afterwards he dropped these pearls of wisdom: Scalia was responding to a question about the ...
by databob
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 09:19 AM PST with 9 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 01:07 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Submitted without comment “Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike.
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 08:45 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
No not Tony but the former Metropolitan Police Commissioner. This is absolutely gorgeous A new menace faces us! Even more scary with sprinkles on top! "new threat which is not of somebody ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 06:37 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
'Beginning Of The End Of America' - Special Comment 2006-10-18 Countdown with Keith Olbermann link to video Note: This commentary may no longer be "Breaking" -- however it still remains "...
by jamess
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 07:52 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2013/01/editorial-collateral-damage.html The Progressive Populist] The War on Terror has gone on too long. Collateral damage from the war has hurt us ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:40 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The best point Jon Stewart made in his epic breakdown-slash-takedown of gun enthusiasts last night, is his ultimate conclusion that they are motivated mainly by "imaginary Hitler," i.e., this ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 211 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 11:41 AM PST with 79 Recommends
Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) urged his colleagues on Monday to ensure that next year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) did not allow the military to detain anyone on U.S. soil without trial.
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
In 1860, Charles Mitchell, an African-American who was only 14, escaped to Victoria, Canada on board the inland steamship Eliza Anderson . Mitchell had been held as a slave by a prominent local U.S.
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 08:34 AM PST with 14 Recommends
(From [http://www.populist.com/12.02.edit.html The Progressive Populist]) When President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law on Dec. 31, the event was largely overlooked by ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Politics increasingly have drawn us all into a kaleidoscope of support, counter-support, dogma, ideology -- but ultimately, one of paradoxes that should always remind us that it is still a ...
by zonk
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jan 03, 2012 at 03:21 PM PST with 2 Recommends
President Obama promised us he would veto the National Defense Authorization Act if the indefinite military detention provision remained, yet Senator Carl Levin on the floor of Congress reported:
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jan 03, 2012 at 02:02 PM PST with 13 Recommends
I agree with Glenn Greenwald's analysis most of the time, but sometimes he's just wrong. He's wrong in his article from last Friday, [http://www.salon.com/2011/12/16/...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 06:32 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I am finding many must reads in my morning perusal of emails and news websites. Ray McGovern is a former ranking figure at the Central Intelligence Agency who took his oath of office to the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 08:14 AM PST with 34 Recommends