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. Then: "I happen to be a proponent of a single payer universal health care program. I see no reason why the United States of America, the ...
by BenGoshi
Comment Count 1035 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 04:16 AM PDT with 792 Recommends
My late Father and Aunt left the south in the early 1960's along with many other former Southerners from the great state of Arkansas. My Daddy, who graduated Valedictorian in his high school class ...
by kayla9170
Comment Count 245 comments on Wed May 27, 2009 at 02:24 PM PDT with 291 Recommends
It's official . It's now okay for public entities to promise workers a decent retirement, then renege. A federal judge has ruled Detroit should be granted protection from its creditors, marking the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 459 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 08:24 AM PST with 256 Recommends
This could be a diary about health care. This could be a diary about stem cell research. This could be a diary about muscular dystrophy. This could be a diary about a tragedy. This could be a ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2009 at 06:39 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
Bill DeBlasio ran opposing New York City's Stop and Frisk policy. In fact, his opposition to and Christine Quinn's refusal to denounce said policy are credited by some with propelling DeBlasio to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 408 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 10:02 AM PST with 103 Recommends
Note: I could have written this to George W Bush six months ago. If John McCain were the POTUS, I would have written this letter to him. Since President Obama was inaugaurated on 1/20/09 I have ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 264 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2009 at 10:59 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
We should've been so lucky as to have genuine single-payer, universal healthcare here like the dangerous and frightening socialists abroad. We would've been ...
by Tom Ball
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 08:34 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
This diary was originally posted on March 12. This version contains material that was left out of the original, and a chance to meet one of the principal characters in the story.
by WarrenS
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun May 03, 2009 at 06:05 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
I like Numbers, Statistics, Facts. They have a way of cutting through the Rhetoric. Facts have a way of lifting the "fog of inaction". So, it is within that context of "fog clearing",
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Oct 02, 2010 at 11:00 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Idea: a focused, concerted effort on DADT repeal activism leading up to and running through lame duck Focus: The White House, Democratic Leadership, and elected ...
by SJerseyIndy
Comment Count 81 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 06:41 AM PST with 32 Recommends
When a president breaks his (or her) promise, the country seems to go ballistic. When republican leaders routinely break their promises, nobody seems to notice. That's odd. That's also the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 07:09 PM PST with 30 Recommends
I have simmered, stewed, and am about to explode! I think President Obama has behaved exactly as I expected, and frankly predicted. I was duped, and so were the rest of us. I was an ardent Hillary ...
by FISG
Comment Count 211 comments on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 02:49 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Politifact seems to be in a frenzy of revisiting old promises that he made, so please keep an eye on them. According to Politifact, Obama has kept 208 promises so far in his term. However, two of ...
by coolelegans
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 02:02 PM PST with 28 Recommends
As a life-long (it seems) Obamanut, I've been perplexed about how someone could possibly be undecided at this point in this election. The contrasts to me seem stark and desperate -- only if you ...
by Zenara
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 07:25 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Busy is the watchword. One-legged dude in the ass kicking contest levels, with a new contract opening up (yay!) and another record to finish by summer, yada yada. Still, y'all know me. You know I'm ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 06:28 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Much has been said about Barack Obama's "failure" to reach out to the GLBT community. I even inadvertently touched off a mini-firestorm last week with what I intended as a minor ...
by sunspark says
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2008 at 12:34 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Last night, 1-02-009, on the PBS News Hour they held a discussion with "Frontline" correspondent and filmmaker June Cross who describes her ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2009 at 09:16 AM PST with 23 Recommends
I always find it interesting how we get sucked in by the day to day politics and forget the overarching achievements of this Presidency. And that's why I like to follow Politifact. They remind me of ...
by coolelegans
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 11:43 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I simply don’t understand how anyone can be taken seriously when they try to imply Obama is supposed to completely change 25 years of policy in less than 3 weeks. He may be the president who ...
by MrvnMouse
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2009 at 10:19 AM PST with 14 Recommends
by jimstaro
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 08, 2006 at 12:42 PM PDT with 12 Recommends