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A lot can change in 10 years. For example...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 06:54 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
This story originally appeared at TomDispatch.com Post-9/11, doesn’
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 07:58 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's not news that the face of rural America has been undergoing great changes over the past couple of generations, but sometimes those changes take place slowly and almost imperceptibly, until one ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 02:33 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 11:35 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 01:44 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 01:59 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Call it History,, Americana, Popular Culture or trivia in the age of twitter, but earlier this month Roy Rogers Horse Trigger (and Bullet, Buttermilk and Trigger Jr.) was put on the Auction block ...
by ejreed
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jul 31, 2010 at 03:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
You might wonder why I am reviewing a book about hiking the Appalachian trail on Daily Kos. It turns out that this book, while several years old, contains a great deal of commentary about energy (...
by onanyes
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jul 18, 2010 at 06:07 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
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by Bcgntn
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 08:48 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I am getting old. Or maybe things are just advancing. What is age anyway? How do you define progress? I've been wondering about those and other questions. Times change ... or is it me ...
by The Book Bear
Comment Count 192 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 05:13 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jan 13, 2010 at 05:55 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Originally published on October 6, 2009 at Yo Mama For Obama There is a small town on Fidalgo Island in Washington state called Anacortes. I visited there yesterday and ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 07:05 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I've been a Giants fan as long as I can remember. I have many great memories, despite the absence of World Series trophies earned in San Francisco. There have been historic milestones, dramatic ...
by Alfonso Nevarez
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jul 11, 2009 at 01:27 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
ON July 2nd, 1776, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to secede from the British Empire. So why is it that we celebrate the "Glorious Fourth" instead of the "Glorious Second?" More ...
by notwisconsin
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 08:14 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I live on a family ranch. I recently had an exchange of comments here about family farms and ranches, factory farms, treatment of animals, effect of factory farms on the environment, etc. I've ...
by Anti Fanatic
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2008 at 09:10 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
August 6, 1945 was the horrible dawn of the atomic age at Hiroshima. It's also the less well-known debut of an equally iconic, equally American killing technology: the electric chair, which ...
by executedtoday
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2008 at 09:03 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same ...
by justiceputnam
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 12:11 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I bring to you today a story that is eight years old and as recent as today’s headlines. A foolish tale of mirth and merriment it is indeed--and for those who want a real all-American ...
by fake consultant
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 04:05 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 08:48 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Well, crap. Just got an email saying the truly special American folk hero hobo storyteller ...
by Little
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat May 24, 2008 at 02:02 PM PDT with 55 Recommends