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I respectfully and wholeheartedly disagree with Jack Dublin's demand that Keith and Rachel apologize for their mocking coverage of Sanford. I have no sympathy for hypocrites or bigots or flat-...
by Irishbeermonster
Comment Count 640 comments on Thu Jun 25, 2009 at 10:46 AM PDT with 720 Recommends
Harry Reid's getting tough and President Obama has a backbone! Good cop, bad cop, whatever...the American people seem to approve. Who knew? Suddenly, the TeaPeople I know are asking "what Tea ...
by Fury
Comment Count 227 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
Today in Ferguson 150 years after the Civil War we see "ghastly remnants of our great shame emerging still"/Lincoln warned of "national suicide" if we neglect to be a "nation of freemen"/Mark Twain'...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:43 PM PDT with 277 Recommends
I'm 39, and the first time I was ever called "nigger" as an adult was about 6 months ago-- in Germany. I'd been hiking in a place called Potsdam when this guy walked to me called me a "nigger." ...
by friday durdikova
Comment Count 450 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2007 at 01:22 PM PDT with 272 Recommends
They say it came first from Africa, carried in the screams of the enslaved; that it was the death bane of the Tainos, uttered just as one world perished and another began; that it ...
by blueness
Comment Count 146 comments on Mon Oct 11, 2010 at 05:01 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
You may recall that I created the Obama Inauguration cover for The Nation magazine... It's been a while and I've been busy on the poster for that cover. I'm almost finished..
by johnmav
Comment Count 268 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 04:15 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
We've talked a lot about the press round these parts. From the insidious Judith Miller and the New York Times' flagrant beating of war drums to the berating of the blogosphere by Howie Kurtz and ...
by JuliaAnn
Comment Count 144 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2007 at 05:43 AM PDT with 230 Recommends
They say it came first from Africa, carried in the screams of the enslaved; that it was the death bane of the Taino, uttered just as one world perished and another began; that it was a demon ...
by blueness
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 12:29 AM PDT with 143 Recommends
So, as the Rachel Maddow show blog noted : ...the Constitution will be read in its most ...
by juliewolf
Comment Count 298 comments on Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 06:09 AM PST with 141 Recommends
is a remarkable document, not known to many, written by Mark Twain as a protest to the U. S. military intervention in the Philippines after the end of the Spanish-American War. At first rejected ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Nov 14, 2010 at 03:38 AM PST with 136 Recommends
All he has to do is allow a vote of the House of Representatives. He doesn't have to approve of the continuing resolution; he doesn't have to vote aye ; all he has to do is let the majority decide...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 03:50 PM PDT with 124 Recommends
The Christian Scientist was not able to cure my stomach-ache and my cold; but the horse-doctor did it. This convinces me that Christian Science claims too much. In my opinion it ought to let ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 10:50 PM PST with 95 Recommends
by dengre
Comment Count 202 comments on Sun Jul 23, 2006 at 12:11 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
Reports of deaths are often exaggerations. However that may disappoint.
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 06:24 AM PST with 88 Recommends
Say you're a scientist, and you're casually looking through the Guinness Book of World Records when you run across an entry that all of your experience and work in the lab tells you can't ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 06:27 PM PST with 66 Recommends
If you want to get an idea what kind of drivel being taught by some Christianist schools and Christianist homeschooling curricula, People for the American Way found a real lulu from yesterday's ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
Note: This is first draft material excerpted from my memoir in progress, Crazy Sorrow - the Secret History of My Foolish Heart . It's rough, it's not political and you may not want to bother reading ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 76 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 12:29 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
I'm the fourth of six kids, born to an English major and a lawyer. Words were supremely important in our house, and my mother read to us almost every night when I was little: Scupper the Sailor ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Now that Rush Limbaugh is losing face, his new ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:46 PM PST with 57 Recommends
Every year a group of book sellers, anti-censorship groups and the American Library Association sponsor Banned Books Week. I wrote about this recently in a post ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 07:27 PM PDT with 47 Recommends