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You looked so young when I opened the door, a clipboard tucked against your side and your cheeks flushed, smiling expectantly. I assumed at first that you were seeking donations for the high ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 188 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 1109 Recommends
Reading the many, many comments, diaries and tweets about the sausage-making party that has been the debt ceiling deal I've been struck by the number of people out there in the progressive community ...
by Don in NYC
Comment Count 1251 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 11:42 AM PDT with 996 Recommends
Today was the first day for early voting in North Carolina! This year I really wanted to vote on the first day, so I finished my research and headed out to vote. And this year there's an early ...
by davehouck
Comment Count 352 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 941 Recommends
I'm driving to work, here in Las Vegas. The traffic is bad, mostly on account of the sun, which has has just risen, nearly blinding me and my fellow road warriors. Between my sunglasses and squinting,
by JedReport
Comment Count 725 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 11:06 AM PDT with 867 Recommends
It's me. I'm here in the Democratic base. It's been a little testy between your people and my people lately, and I'm concerned that things might get out of hand. Worse, I worry that you don't ...
by Pericles
Comment Count 806 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 07:53 AM PDT with 825 Recommends
Prominent white conservatives are angry about racism. Forget all that talk about a post-racial society. They know better than to believe in such a thing, and they’re hopping mad.
by tim wise
Comment Count 643 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 09:25 AM PDT with 825 Recommends
This is just the most brilliant thing ever. Written Monday morning. While everyone is looking at the polls and the storm, Romney’s slipping into the presidency. He’s quietly rising, and he’s ...
by Zackpunk
Comment Count 414 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 07:47 AM PST with 770 Recommends
In all the celebrating, gloating and pure entertainment of the GOP internal war going on since the re-election of President Obama, the key to the sweetness of this victory for me, isn't being talked ...
by Vent
Comment Count 322 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 08:57 PM PST with 680 Recommends
I got a call from my buddy last night to come watch Sunday Football, drink a couple beers, and just catch up. We talk politics like we watch football: We mutually respect each other's right to be ...
by 4democracy
Comment Count 239 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 08:19 AM PDT with 674 Recommends
Daily Kos: WOW. Guess Who Just Endorsed Obama? THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: "Obama has earned another term" dailykos.com/story/2012/10/… via @ dailykos — therehastobeaway (@THTBAW)
by therehastobeaway
Comment Count 385 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 11:36 AM PDT with 669 Recommends
So I was sitting in my front room catching up on my reading and I get a phone call to take part in a Town Hall with my House Representative(Jeff Fortenberry-Rep, 1st district,Nebraska). Except for ...
by Leftovers
Comment Count 198 comments on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 05:42 PM PDT with 652 Recommends
So a guy walks into my office the other day looking for high leadership position in our company. We currently have someone in that job, but his contract is up soon and we’re not sure if we’...
by Left Out Loud
Comment Count 147 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 02:50 PM PDT with 637 Recommends
So that's that. Decades of build up, years of campaigning, months of hard-slogging volunteer work, and who knows how much money spent by us regular people who can least afford it to counteract ...
by DynamicUno
Comment Count 913 comments on Wed Dec 09, 2009 at 02:42 PM PST with 636 Recommends
It is nights like this that make working in politics worthwhile. Moments ago the the House of ...
by Populista
Comment Count 335 comments on Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 07:45 PM PDT with 629 Recommends
This post has been sparked by an act of vandalism that taught two young girls to fear our political process..to fear the "other side". It was something I’d thought of writing for awhile, but ...
by KGardner
Comment Count 224 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 12:22 PM PDT with 626 Recommends
Oh my. I watched clips of the president today, his voice scarred by overuse, his crisp white sleeves rolled up, grabbing the podium in a way that hoped to launch his spirit of YES, STILL, hope. ...
by StellaRay
Comment Count 480 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 06:18 PM PDT with 620 Recommends
by pronin2
Comment Count 335 comments on Wed Oct 20, 2010 at 10:14 PM PDT with 610 Recommends
The most telling moment of the debate. (NY TIMES is calling it Romney's Rose Garden Moment) where one saw clearly what a real dick Rrongney really is was when Benghazi came up. Barack had just ...
by abrelaboquita
Comment Count 379 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 08:40 PM PDT with 602 Recommends
Update: Top of the rec list! Thanks to everyone. Here's a diary on RS that's worth the short read. It's almost sad to see the utter bewilderment and confusion of where they go from here. And by "...
by BlueTexasDem
Comment Count 340 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 09:12 PM PST with 595 Recommends
A couple days ago, I read this very disturbing headline on Politico: McKayla Maroney not impressed with Obama? For those of you who don't remember, this is the "teenage" USA gymnast who became ...
by joelgp
Comment Count 148 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 07:58 AM PST with 586 Recommends