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On May 4, 1970, headlines across the country blared the news: Four students killed at Kent State University Some carried a sub-heading: Ohio National Guard ...
by kainah
Comment Count 336 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 11:33 AM PDT with 471 Recommends
You wouldn't have thought it possible. Not in your wildest dreams would you imagine that on the 11th anniversary of the beginning of American's longest war would police have the temerity to arrest ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 141 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 08:25 PM PDT with 260 Recommends
Daily Kos is political website and, also, a network of digital campfires, each with its own circle of regulars who gather to be enlightened, ...
by Deep Harm
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 06:23 PM PDT with 145 Recommends
I'll be seeing you in all the old familiar places that this heart of mine embraces all day through..... All the times we used to play in the park across the way You chased the squirrels, you ...
by GenXangster
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 10:25 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
A sad sad day. The famous Tunch, John Cole's very fat kitteh and mascot of the Balloon Juice blog, has been killed. Here is the thread: RIP, Tunch, The Best Cat Ever UPDATE: Here is the link to ...
by Fonsia
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 04:58 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
No, not the one in D.C. Police Arrest Vietnam Veterans at NYC Memorial Its like Deja Vu all over again. Veterans of the Vietnam War were arrested earlier tonight at the New York City memorial ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 05:55 AM PDT with 106 Recommends
We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:35 PM PST with 82 Recommends
The Highground rests in honor, remembrance and healing, on top of an older glacial moraine, one or two glacial epochs older than the last great Wisconsinan glaciation that melted away only 12,000 ...
by Polly Syllabic
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 09:11 AM PST with 74 Recommends
A wanderer dances the dance of stars and space [NASA] If we liken our planet to the universe, Daily Kos is but a solar ...
by VetGrl
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST with 64 Recommends
Today's diary by commonmass, " In Praise of my Late Husband " made me think that perhaps with all the other things which we do around here, that we could have a monthly diary which denotes all those ...
by Angie in WA State
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 07:07 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
As most of you should know, yesterday was the 2nd anniversary of my mom's passing. It is in her honor that I am sharing these photos. Please forgive me for boring you, if I do so. First up, we have ...
by triciawyse
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed May 27, 2009 at 11:21 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
I am having trouble even beginning to explain how mad I am right now, but I'm going to try. To me Facebook is nothing I take too seriously. I know that there are complaints about privacy settings ...
by Animeraider
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 03:29 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Remember this photo? I'm sure you've seen it a dozen times as it's made it's way around the web. Her ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 11, 2008 at 09:19 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
With all the saber rattling going on in the Korean peninsula I am reminded of a rather somber trip I took last year to the United Nations cemetery in Busan, South Korea . By September of 1950, the ...
by tharu1
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Welcome to the Memorial Day edition of WYFP (mostly written on Memorial Day weekend). Today, I met drchelo and dmsilev downtown, and we went on an architectural cruise before going to Pizzeria Due'...
by sheddhead
Comment Count 154 comments on Sat May 31, 2008 at 04:59 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Today, as many know or should know, is Veterans Day, or actually many who observe call it what it was intended to be called, Armistice Day. On this day in a U.S. occupation of anothers country, ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 04:12 AM PST with 32 Recommends
by Vetwife
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 08:48 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Last night, I received notice that a little over 20 months after its presentation to the world, the World Trade Center memorial in ...
by cskendrick
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2009 at 08:16 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The following MLK Weekend Essay is a reprint of an April 4, 2008 essay . I'm thinking about times more than forty years ago ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 16, 2010 at 11:28 AM PST with 19 Recommends
I. Giraffes never hang their heads "My favorite animal is a giraffe--it walks around with its head held high, proudly rising above the rest, never hanging its head in sadness or ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 04:36 AM PST with 16 Recommends