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There is apparently a human aversion to accepting the certainty of a loss, and that aversion helps illuminate the behavior of the Republicans in their present quandary. That's one of the things I'...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 07:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
After years of "debating" Tea Partiers, Libertarians, Christian Fundamentalists, and other varieties of far-right ideologues, I compiled a summary of some of the major dimensions of the folly of ...
by Steve Harvey
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 12:10 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
That is the only word I can think of to describe the bungling political strategy that will conclude with half the Democrats in the House and most of the Democrats in the Senate voting for total ...
by EricaAP
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 12:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The coming years could be the "The Age of Palin." This is not because the half-term former governor will be elected for president in 2012. Her low approval rating--28%-- prohibits that. The ...
by Big Chuck
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Dec 29, 2010 at 07:43 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Deductive arguments force us to choose between the truth of their conclusions and the falsity of one or more of their premises. Inductive arguments do not. This, in and of itself, does not show ...
by Adagio4639
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 11:19 AM PST with 1 Recommend
As I lived through and observed the decade of the Aughts, a decade that will almost certainly go down ...
by Shinobi Mystic
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Sep 12, 2010 at 01:41 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
People sometimes make bad decisions.
by palantir
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 10:39 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Recently I have noticed a rash of diaries and comments espousing Republican talking points on this site. Such comments are rightfully hidden The anger and frustration illustrated in these trollish ...
by Jeffrey Kohan
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 06:01 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The light show that Nature provides every day is vastly more impressive than the explosion-bang-bang of July 4th ... http://www.flickr.com/dmathew1 Humans are entertained by destruction while ...
by dmathew1
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jul 05, 2009 at 10:53 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
If I told you that a member of Congress has become so unhinged over the upcoming census that they intended to BREAK THE LAW by refusing to answer questions, who would you guess it was?
by Indie Tarheel
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 12:56 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
How does it come to this? http://brandon-friedman.dailykos.com/ It's beyond absurd. It's incomprehensible. How does Gates do this with a str8 face?!?! There is no more room for equivocation. Obama ...
by Soulmentor
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2008 at 01:23 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Now that our fraud of an economy is collapsing, there's renewed - and belated - concern for our numerous deficits: our current account/trade deficit, our net energy deficit, our budget deficit, and ...
by TylerFromNE
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2009 at 08:39 PM PST with 8 Recommends
This diary is inspired by the recent post which called into question Palin’s mental stability and which is being flamed mightily. I agree that the diarist's choice of words is terrible but a ...
by madtownpopulist
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I was busy for a week teaching a compressed summer course and came back to find Daily Kos, including Kos himself, off the deep end. Understand this is a rant directed at a position not any ...
by DJ ProFusion
Comment Count 153 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 02:05 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
by dsharma23
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2008 at 01:48 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
So, first off, I apologize if this diary is a bit long-winded or esoteric. It's just something I have been thinking about for some time, particulary in light of the recent ugliness in the ...
by pragmatic social dem
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 09, 2008 at 11:59 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Matrix time, people. Remember the scene from the first movie where they're having the fight in the dojo? Morpheus is trying to teach Neo that fighting in the Matris isn't about muscle or ...
by Stephen Daugherty
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2008 at 04:59 AM PST with 1 Recommend
http://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110010861 (you may need to be a subscriber to link up) The Insanity of Bush Hatred Our politics suffer when passions overcome reason and ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2007 at 06:32 AM PST with 25 Recommends
I was brought up admiring the United States. Just one of those things that we inherited in the UK immediately after World War 11. Nothing to do with your Constitution or with your damn stupid sports (
by Welshman
Comment Count 272 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2007 at 10:13 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
Possible desirable effects of irrational exuberance Gross 2007 argues that bubbles may be a good thing. Many people have read Gross 2007. I am not one of them, so maybe I will repeat his ...
by rjwaldmann
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 31, 2007 at 07:33 PM PDT with 0 Recommends