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Today's Hullabaloo features an article by Digby (The Liberal Dilemma) that contains one of the best laid out arguments for not supporting the President's compromise with Republicans. ...
by praenomen
Comment Count 614 comments on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 02:30 PM PST with 758 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 749 comments on Thu Feb 04, 2010 at 04:12 AM PST with 475 Recommends
Over at [http://www.alternet.org Alternet.org], Kevin Drum has cross-posted an outstanding piece of commentary which he has up on the [http://www.motherjones.com Mother Jones]’ blog, entitled: “[...
by bobswern
Comment Count 360 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 12:31 AM PDT with 332 Recommends
Over at Mother Jones , Kevin Drum has a cover story that spotlights how a critical public health action years ago is having a much bigger payback than anyone realized at the time. America's Real ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 04:58 PM PST with 218 Recommends
The fall out from the Hobby Lobby decision continues, and the follow-on rulings make it clear that the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is going to use "freedom of religion" and ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 08:12 PM PDT with 129 Recommends
Charles M. Blow and Thomas B. Edsall have complementary pieces in the N.Y. Times today. A Nation Divided Against Itself is Blow noting that America seems to be dividing up into two separate ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 66 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 08:56 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
Talking Points Memo reports: A top foreign policy aide to Mitt Romney suggested Thursday that the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens would never ...
by Clem Yeobright
Comment Count 103 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 01:45 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
When the economy collapsed in 2009, America entered what has been called the Great Recession. It's not the first time the country has hit an economic downdraft on steroids - and we did have ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 05:03 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
Look, I know you've been busy. You've got a White House to win, and all those other down ticket races you're trying to shape your way. But seriously? It's time to tell you something. Your ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 07:40 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
DUH! you may well say to such an obvious statement - but it's NOT obvious to the Very Serious People running the world. The Pain Caucus School of Economics & Socio-political Sadism answer to what ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 04:18 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Via Balloon Juice , I just came across a post by the ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 02:33 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Kevin Drum asks: Question: [Re:] the primary critique among the anti-war left, has the Iraq ...
by Big Tent Democrat
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Jan 16, 2007 at 09:09 PM PST with 48 Recommends
If you're one of the beleaguered members of a public employee union wondering why there's been so much press and talk show noise blaming you for the fiscal crisis so many states are facing because ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 07:27 AM PST with 47 Recommends
Words are tools we use to understand the world, interact with it, and manipulate it. Like fish in regard to water, we normally don't pay particular attention to words until or unless they ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Jan 02, 2014 at 10:56 AM PST with 46 Recommends
by BooMan23
Comment Count 255 comments on Mon Jul 24, 2006 at 05:52 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Over at Kevin Drum's place, there's a discussion going on about Ross Douthat's contention: If liberal social policies really led inexorably to fewer unplanned pregnancies and thus fewer ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 08:27 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Mother Jones regular, Kevin Drum, offers an interesting insight in to the reason for the fear and loathing of ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 08:35 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
From Wisconsin to Washington D.C. the Zombie Apocalypse has begun. They walk among us leaving destruction in their wake. They've stolen the minds of millions - but they want more than brains. They ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 08:00 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Ever since the Citizens United decision opened the floodgates for money to buy elections (because money is now equivalent to free speech according to the Supreme Court), every candidate out ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 08:40 AM PST with 37 Recommends
On a hot, humid Sunday afternoon, when yard work is complicated by passing monsoonal thunderstorms, there's something to be said for more cerebral pursuits, as in pondering the whichness of ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 01:49 PM PDT with 36 Recommends