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America is going through great changes. We always have done so -- it is the nature of our nation, and the nature of the times. But this is a recent phenomenon. In ancient eras, it could be ...
by OutOnALimb
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 10:21 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Point of clarification. We have two wings of the Party. The Democratic Wing AKA gate crashers Represented by Bernie Sanders Represents the people Democracy included Understands that democracy ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 03:43 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
How better to promote a controversial Trade Deal than go to an American Corporate Icon , that knows a thing or two about "leveraging" overseas labor. If anyone can sell this TPP plan, the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 06:48 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I’m in a rage right now. Washington is not playing political games. They are destroying our country and our people. America is a world leader in child hunger, poverty, and homelessness. We are ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 09:01 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
Income inequality has become far more visible over the past few years, thanks in large part to the efforts of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It should be common knowledge by now that the rich ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 07:45 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
Support the Ashley McKenzie Legal Defense Fund: http://bit.ly/1DAat5E Hello everyone, I'm new to Daily Kos, so I apologize if I'm breaking any rules here. My friend is currently facing 6-15 years ...
by andrewgerst
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 11:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Thank you ABC News and and George Stephanopoulos for giving a Progressive Candidate a forum, on your national "Political Viewpoints" show. More please . Sen. Bernie Sanders Says America Needs '...
by jamess
Comment Count 195 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 12:57 PM PDT with 187 Recommends
Besides standing up against Trade Deals that end up exporting American Jobs; Besides calling for more equitable Tax rates on the Wealthy, that will reduce the dangerous and growing gaps in Income ...
by jamess
Comment Count 158 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 07:02 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
No, the odds are you're really not going to get very rich, or even moderately rich, although you'll probably go to your deathbed ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
This is a cautionary tale for the youngest members of Daily Kos. Don't be like me and wait until it is too late to get actively involved. I'm 72 years old with serious health issues that severely ...
by Dorothy Weigel
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:41 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
For a long time Republicans denied there was an aspect of class warfare in their message whenever an event threatened the fabric of our society. Their solution to every problem was tax cuts for ...
by Madrigal Maniac
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 11:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The three issues I want to address in this blog are: 1. Campaign finance reform 2. Taxes 3. Income inequality There is an old saying, “Money is the root of all evil.” While money may not cause ...
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I love that Liberals get involved and support issues like racial profiling by police, same sex marriage, woman's health and reproductive rights, immigration, and protecting the environment. The ...
by Dorothy Weigel
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany. Today, American babies die at twice the rate of those in Germany. Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 197 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT with 479 Recommends
Last Thursday, I asked for your help with expenses and with a title for my new cartoon, and y'all came through beautifully. The result is that my immediate bills are covered, although I still need ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 05:47 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
If the Navy taught me one thing, it’s that shameless self-promotion is the best, if not only, way to advance in your field and life. Sometimes you just have to put aside the pre-programmed ...
by Evan Williams
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:11 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Finland doesn't mess around when it comes to income inequality. Just ask Reima Kuisla, a Finnish ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 264 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 227 Recommends
As the article says, this is another " TPP perk " that will be tough for the Un-wealthy to swallow. Because THAT's what holding our global economy back -- the epidemic damage that "generics" ...
by jamess
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 08:22 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
We are too cool for our country. TV, Bloooood, look out! death to you! Some of you remember that to save a few dollars I canceled cable, so I just have the networks and TBS. Now I watch the local ...
by OLinda
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 01:59 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
World Trade agreements are the Great Equalizer when it comes to Worker Wages -- Increase them a little over there, Decrease and Flatten them over here. NAFTA showed us that in spades here in America.
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 04:05 PM PDT with 14 Recommends