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I should probably write this as a comment to one of the several well-written meta diaries presently hanging about, but what the hell.... Yes, Rick Warren is arguably abominable. Yes, it's well ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 133 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2008 at 05:15 AM PST with 22 Recommends
On this date in 1973, in my second year in Washington DC, I sent President Richard Nixon a telegram. It said, "Congratulations on the 10th anniversary of your sudden return from ...
by slangist
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 04:20 AM PST with 13 Recommends
During the greatest economic peril in a quarter-century, our MBA Preznit is absent without leave. Flailing helplessly as deregulation’s chickens come home to roost, George W. Bush may possibly ...
by slangist
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 03:14 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Feeling mildly slighted by Devilstower in this otherwise excellent piece ...
by Rio Bravo
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2008 at 10:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
What a day it has been on DailyKos - at least for me! Coffee VS. orange juice, Nepal VS. Tibet, boxers VS. briefs, and images of the wonderful classic Warner Brothers cartoons made a Monday where I ...
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 103 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2008 at 06:48 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I shall mention a small tidbit of family lore because there have been several recent diaries about J. Edgar Hoover, but I’d also like to make public record of it for posterity. I’m ...
by wayoutinthestix
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2007 at 05:44 PM PST with 11 Recommends
FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover’s plan to imprison thousands of “disloyal” American citizens, details of which were revealed in ...
by jeanhaybright
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Dec 25, 2007 at 11:59 AM PST with 21 Recommends
We think that our current administration is unique in its assault on civil liberties? Those of us from the "silent generation" know better. Those of us who protested against the Vietnam war and ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2007 at 11:47 AM PST with 8 Recommends
According to newly declassified government documents from the Cold War (thought they didn't call it that then), FBI Chief J. ...
by huntsu
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2007 at 06:05 AM PST with 25 Recommends
The New York Times today reports on one of a batch of newly declassified documents from the early 1950s. The [documenthttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/22/washington/23habeas-text.html?_r=1&ref=...
by smintheus
Comment Count 158 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2007 at 06:27 AM PST with 0 Recommends
There comes a time where the echoes of history begin to take on a most alarming toll, like the sounding of a gong announcing the approach of an ominous new enemy just like a previously-...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2007 at 05:57 PM PST with 23 Recommends
The 1950's is a semi-mythical golden age for US conservatives. It was a time when a woman's place was in the home and the Negroes' place was in the back of the bus (or at a separate lunch counter).
by xynz
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2007 at 02:25 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Burton Hersh's new book opens fresh debate on the Kennedys, the Mob and J. Edgar ...
by canuckjourno
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2007 at 09:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is disconcerting, pay particular attention to Roosevelt, Einstein, Mayor Hylan, F Frankfurter, Woodrow Wilson, Schlesinger, Congressman McDonald, David Rockefeller, and Kissinger on NAFTA ...
by jmsjoin
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2007 at 09:23 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Forty-three years ago today, three young men went missing in America. They were James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner. Goodman and Schwerner were New York Jews. Chaney was from the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2007 at 09:09 PM PDT with 605 Recommends
Privacy, the dictionary says, is the state of being free from unsanctioned intrusion. But that definition seems anachronistic, with ubiquitous intrusion a new fact of life. For security, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2007 at 03:52 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
by clammyc
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Sep 25, 2006 at 08:25 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
by Jokesmith
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 21, 2006 at 01:27 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by jfdunphy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 19, 2006 at 10:23 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by maxschell
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 14, 2006 at 08:53 PM PST with 1 Recommend