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You may not have noticed, but for the last couple of days I've been a man on a mission. I softened you up with a [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/21/1372367/-This-Thing-Is-SOOO-Cute cute ...
by PvtJarHead
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 03:04 AM PDT with 177 Recommends
The political right makes claim on the Constitution. "After all," they argue, "those powers not expressly granted to the Federal government are reserved for the States." I'll acknowledge that ...
by andrewrex
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 05:44 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Since William Rehnquist joined the Supreme Court, it has made several rulings that have knocked the U.S. Constitution out of whack. Retired ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 445 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 10:04 PM PST with 527 Recommends
Something I've been advocating, within my very tiny circle, for some time now is that we have got to smooth out the beyond-antiquated bumps in the wave chart of federal election cycles. Two years ...
by roynorth
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 08:36 AM PST with 0 Recommends
On Buying Votes and Government Funding of Elections — If money is “nothing more nor less than a means for exchange of goods or services”, then obviously when an individual or organized entity ...
by Lee4LH
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 06:47 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Power for the citizens when we stand together! Every person with an equal vote in a democracy, or a democratically voted for represented body whose members have equal votes in a republic. Although, ...
by 22niel
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 10:44 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I'm not a lawyer. In no way am I qualified to work out exactly how the wording should be. But it's past time we pushed a Constitutional Amendment that would define people, individual, person, and ...
by koseighty
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
and Congratulations To April's Super Stamper! thinkingblue stampstampede....
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 07:13 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I admit, I use Facebook as my daily newspaper now. I get the best news, opinions, and things to read there, and have a very diverse group of friends of every theological/intellectual/ideaological ...
by artisanrox
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 06:59 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Peace, social justice and environmental sanity; presumably we’re all after these same things. And yet it seems such an elusive goal. Many, I believe, have given up. Others, whose faith is greater,
by bettylucy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 5 Recommends
As a veteran- A new idea for when our Nation has to go to war: When the country decides we need to go to war, there should be a tax applied to every non-military, non-veteran family to help pay for ...
by imobannon
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 07:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This post has gone through so many iterations in my head over many months, but I thought Election Day would be a good time to resolve my issues and complete it. The concept is that I would sue ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 06:05 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I thought of this while listening to my music library and reflecting on Snowden and the NSA leaks. Take it as you will.
by TheNerdyJournalist
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 12:37 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Yesterday in this space I wrote about the SCOTUS decision to disembowel the 1965 Voting Rights Act based on the 10th Amendment to the Constitution, also known as states rights. For those of us ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 05:12 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
NOTE: Earlier today, I wrote this diary because I thought that Wisconsin State Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca (D) had unilaterally disarmed by refusing to even attempt to amend the proposed ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 04:10 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The article is from 4/20, but I have not found it referenced here on DK. I will not re-post without permission, so here is the link. Dear Gun Control Democrats: 6 Ways to Make a Better Argument ...
by DispositionMatrix
Comment Count 73 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 11:41 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I, like many, are wondering what it is that's different about the gun debate that has so many okay with numbers of innocent children being gunned down every year. Although nothing will ever be full ...
by micwazoo
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 10:08 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The front page has an absolutely must see TED talk by Lawrence Lessig. If you haven't seen it yet, stop reading this, go to the front page and scroll down until you find it. Watch, then come back ...
by monkeybrainpolitics
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 03:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Do I believe there is any chance, at this point in history, of something getting through a super-majority of both houses of Congress, and then agreed to by 38 state legislatures? I have but a razor-...
by Arbo
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 07:52 AM PST with 4 Recommends