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Guess why we suddenly need voter ID laws after President Obama got elected? Steve Benen at MaddowBlog, in a post titled "...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 204 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT with 304 Recommends
β€œIt's called the American Dream because you'd have to be asleep to believe it.” George Carlin This diary was prompted by the exemplary work of davidseth who ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
I had an interesting conversation with my son recently about the things people think and the ideas they hold. I mentioned that, as odd as it may sound, doing a lot of jail and prison time seems to ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 05:47 PM PDT with 135 Recommends
So says the inimitable Derrick Jackson in this Boston Globe op ed carrying the same title as this posting. Perhaps you responded positively to the bi-...
by teacherken
Comment Count 111 comments on Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 03:23 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
A room the size of a bathroom. No windows, no natural light, constant illumination. Confined within 23 hours a day, for an average of 7 1/2 years. Some are doubled up. Some have been there for 20, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 08:42 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
Central California Women's Facility Often used as a political football, the war on women has been going on for a very long time. It is not just reflected in the battle for a woman's right to ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 79 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM PST with 97 Recommends
I think we all know about the military history of the American revolution. From Lexington and Concord and Bunker Hill, to Trenton on Christmas Day 1776 and Princeton two weeks later, to the battles ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 123 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 07:07 PM PDT with 95 Recommends
I read Hunter's diary, "The Failure of Austerity" , but I think he is missing something. Some ...
by John Chapman
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 01:27 PM PST with 82 Recommends
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 204 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2005 at 06:04 AM PST with 81 Recommends
8-year-old Dakota Nafzinger reportedly hit someone with his cane on the school bus. North Kansas City School District Spokeswoman Michelle Cronk ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 146 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 09:28 AM PST with 76 Recommends
They're all my fault; the vomit diaries, trolls, pie wars, Chevron ads. I've kept quiet, figuring that only more damage would be done by dredging up these issues but...no. It's time to come clean.
by cskendrick
Comment Count 227 comments on Sun Nov 19, 2006 at 12:53 PM PST with 62 Recommends
I know it's sacrilege to mess with this song, but the days of Johnny Cash playing concerts in California prisons are over, replaced by Governor Jerry Brown whining about federal judges sticking ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
There is no group more oppressed in our society than ex-convicts. Within that group, paroled sex offenders are the most oppressed of all. Every politician knows that he can make cheap points with ...
by DParker
Comment Count 97 comments on Sun May 23, 2010 at 01:55 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
I ran across a story today about a woman, a mother of 4, who confessed she had been addicted to adderal. And the first place my mind went was to the Rolling Stone's *Mother's Little Helper . A ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 08:11 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Memo to Netroots: Now do you understand? Democrats are caving on Mukasey, and they will next cave on telecom amnesty. This comes on the heels of several other colossal capitulations. I hope you ...
by Compound F
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2007 at 06:14 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
by Steven D
Comment Count 200 comments on Wed Jul 26, 2006 at 07:45 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
This started out as a comment, on the OH-09 thread about the Nazi re-enactor, but it was too good not to merit it's own diary. THAT IS STRICTLY MY OPINION, and you may not agree, however, it has to ...
by mellowinman
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 10:02 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
is another column in the aftermath of the non-indictment by the St. Louis County Grand Jury in the shooting death of Michael Brown. He begins One thing the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., has ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 08:36 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Didn't see anything about this here, but this is very exciting news for those of us who follow the travesty that is our criminal punishment system: SACRAMENTO β€” Officials said 30,000 California ...
by cruz
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 08:01 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
It's not that there aren't certain people I feel the world would be better off without. I think there are such people. But it's not up to me, us, or anyone to determine this. First, the death ...
by plf515
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 02:08 PM PDT with 20 Recommends