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Reposted on the anniversary of the assassination of Rev. King. MB This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very ...
by HamdenRice
Comment Count 1030 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 08:24 AM PDT with 1686 Recommends
I am so thrilled to announce that my cover art is featured on the brand new issue of America's longstanding liberal voice, The Nation magazine! It's an idea I've been planning for the ...
by johnmav
Comment Count 657 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 02:38 AM PST with 1254 Recommends
Friends, Last night my wife asked me if I thought I was a little too hard on Obama in my letter yesterday congratulating him on his Nobel Prize. "No, I don't think so," I replied. I ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 638 comments on Sat Oct 10, 2009 at 03:14 PM PDT with 1086 Recommends
On January 23, 1976, one of the greatest Americans of ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 348 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 07:42 PM PST with 839 Recommends
Writer Ijeoma Oluo did something on Martin Luther King Jr. Day I personally avoid at all costs—she engaged a rancid troll on Twitter. The troll, calling himself ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 178 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 03:23 PM PST with 814 Recommends
I live just a couple of blocks South of a big Funeral Home and cemetery here in Kansas City, Missouri. About an hour west, in Topeka Kansas is noted midwestern hate-monger, Fred Phelps.
by gossamer
Comment Count 463 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2008 at 02:06 PM PST with 813 Recommends
Well, I don't know what will happen now. We've got some difficult days ...
by Al Rodgers
Comment Count 346 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 08:54 AM PST with 738 Recommends
For several months Glenn Beck has been promoting an event in Washington, D.C., that he pretends has something to do with Restoring Honor ...
by KingOneEye
Comment Count 430 comments on Mon Jun 21, 2010 at 03:21 PM PDT with 499 Recommends
Make sure that *this* would be the one. UPDATE 1: Better quality vid now. UPDATE 2: Just had to add that Obama/Vicki Kennedy hug from Boston today.
by blackwaterdog
Comment Count 538 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 11:42 AM PST with 467 Recommends
Students in Jefferson County, Colorado, have continued walking out in protest of the school board's proposal ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 174 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 444 Recommends
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well here is one picture representing the end effect of Ron Paul's bold vision for America:
by cato
Comment Count 440 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 421 Recommends
America is a wonderful place where everyone is caring, competent, conscientious and above average. America's law enforcement agencies have never gotten the wrong guy . A mistaken identity arrest ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 433 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 05:59 AM PDT with 403 Recommends
(Cross posted from Docudharma ) I was born at the tail end of 1951. My father was a soldier who served in WWII and Korea. His brother came back from Korea ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 219 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 02:54 PM PDT with 396 Recommends
Mark Warner voted against the assault weapons ban Mark Warner voted against limiting the size of magazines Mark Warner is the most popular political figure in Virginia, and could have voted for ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 211 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 07:36 AM PDT with 371 Recommends
Bobby Kennedy didn't die right away. He lingered for more than a day. I was in fourth grade at the time. That sort of thing leaves a scar. I recognized echoes of that scar in Pelosi's voice the ...
by henry porter
Comment Count 229 comments on Fri Sep 18, 2009 at 11:52 PM PDT with 362 Recommends
I sit here with tears in my eyes, just having watched Teddy Kennedy, the old liberal lion, give a loud and rousing roar. His speech was beautifully set up by the filmed appreciation of his family ...
by Dallasdoc
Comment Count 167 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2008 at 06:53 PM PDT with 362 Recommends
Amazing history we're experiencing, huh? At this moment, a salute to those people who should have lived to see January 20, 2009.
by zkg
Comment Count 627 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2009 at 04:41 PM PST with 353 Recommends
As many of you may already know, on Friday Maine's newly elected right-wing Governor Paul Le Page told critics of his decision not to attend celebrations for Martin Luther King to "Kiss my butt".
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 369 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 04:24 AM PST with 345 Recommends
Charles Koch's August 5th op-ed in USA Today is laughable. He spills out his vision of a country that works for the biggest corporations and richest 1% (like himself & Koch ...
by JayRiestenberg
Comment Count 234 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 09:40 AM PDT with 341 Recommends
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, which gives special resonance to today's commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 85th birthday. It's a ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 09:23 AM PST with 316 Recommends