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The former President of the United States openly admitted to violating US Law and international law when he acknowledged ordering water-boarding, an action for which in previous times we have court-...
by teacherken
Comment Count 320 comments on Fri Nov 05, 2010 at 03:37 AM PDT with 421 Recommends
I do not accept racial discrimination. I first saw legal segregation in Miami in 1956 when I was 10 and it sickened me. Liberals led the fight against racial discrimination and I was proud to be ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 298 comments on Wed May 21, 2008 at 03:30 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
there are certain things that are simply not negotiable there are certain things I will never accept there are certain things you cannot do they are written down they should be inviolable I ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 278 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 01:12 AM PDT with 331 Recommends
by teacherken
Comment Count 203 comments on Sat Jul 08, 2006 at 05:38 AM PDT with 331 Recommends
Another Speaker, Tip O’Neill once said: ‘All politics is local.’ And I say to you tonight that when it comes to health care for all Americans, ‘All politics is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 149 comments on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 02:41 AM PDT with 260 Recommends
Romney’s speech has led to much bloviation. I watched Chris Matthews say how it was the best speech of this political season, although eventually he acknowledged that there were some problem ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 245 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2007 at 03:33 AM PST with 131 Recommends
My title comes from this exchange: First, wanderindiana asked Who will undo it? And how can we be sure that damage will be undone when our current elected officials have contributed ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 03:27 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. ALL MEN . That should have included Brandon Mayfield, but the FBI lied about his fingerprint. For ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 81 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 04:51 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
no rights are absolute. At some points the Constitution makes that clear - in the 5th (and 14th) Amendment you can be denied the most basic rights of life and liberty via due process of law. ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 09:05 AM PST with 76 Recommends
Perhaps it is because I am worn out with too many AP students - 109 in 3 sections, 38,33,38, and I view my responsibility towards them as inspiring them to care about our politics and government so ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Sep 03, 2009 at 07:17 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
I wrote a diary yesterday about my volunteering this weekend in Grundy, VA. It was the second of two about this experience, and has the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 09:00 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
I apologize up front for the brevity of this diary, but the message is so vital and the presentation so effective and moving that I feel it needs to spread as far and wide as possible - and as ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Oct 15, 2010 at 10:57 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
As I write this, I am at the gate at National Airport here in Arlington Virginia, on my way for the 3rd consecutive bloggers conference, this year known as Netroots Nation 2008. And I can think of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2008 at 02:41 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
the occasion of this diary is reading kevin k's Priest criticizes his right-wing Bishop on which ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 127 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 03:27 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
This diary was originally posted in April of 2005, and was entitled then A Statement for Pastor Dan in response to his request to show people of faith that progressives were not hostile to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2007 at 07:04 PM PST with 29 Recommends
well technically, our family income may actually put us marginally above that (actually, we are probably just below the top 2%). We both have secure government jobs with good benefits, including a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 05:38 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
(Something I wrote two years ago , that I thought I would share on this day with my fellow Kossacks. Peace to all this day.
by Shadan7
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 06:45 AM PDT with 8 Recommends