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You know that nagging feeling you've been experiencing over the last few weeks as the debate over the public option has raged and you've slowly come to realize that the real problem appears to lie ...
by Count Imbroglio
Comment Count 684 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 12:46 AM PDT with 679 Recommends
Just as I was UnAmerican before; I must now be a purist now since: I think that the austerity measures are counter productive. I still think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were and are ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 657 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 11:21 PM PDT with 638 Recommends
I had to laugh as I read this article in Forbes magazine, of all places (OK, it was ...
by cal in cali
Comment Count 413 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 08:51 AM PDT with 437 Recommends
Update : See livetweeting (and hopefully soon video) from her swearing in speech in a new diary here. Update 6:55 AM 1/7 : The above diary has scrolled off. Here's the video of the swearing in and ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 95 comments on Mon Jan 06, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 203 Recommends
At present, I have a fever of 102 degrees, no appetite, aches and pains, and a wicked headache. I'm writing this diary, though, because the truth needs to be told. Socialist medicine is good , fast ...
by james321
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 09:18 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
In a stunning turnaround, Socialist alternative candidate Kshama Sawant, who conceded on election night, now has an insurmountable 1148 vote lead in the ostensibly non-partisan Seattle City Council ...
by Sarge in Seattle
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 07:55 PM PST with 134 Recommends
My New Year's resolution is to become mayor of Oakland. Let me know if you will help. ā€” Dan Siegel (@DanMSiegel) January 2, 2014 It's hard to do and say nothing while your police are beating, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 07:18 AM PST with 108 Recommends
If you have my luck, your hometown is rife with golden year economic pontiffs who made their comfy riches in the "socialist" 50's, 60's, 70's and early 80's (before their hero Reagan's free-market ...
by rhetoricus
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Oct 30, 2009 at 10:07 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 06:50 AM PST with 80 Recommends
Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative party member and Occupy Seattle participant, was sworn in to the Seattle City Council at approximately 4:00 PM today. "Capitalism has failed the 99 percent,ā€
by jpmassar
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 06, 2014 at 04:57 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Alameda County, situated as it is in the Bay Area, is one of the most progressive enclaves of this country. Barack Obama received 79% of the county's vote in 2012 . Barbara Lee got 87%. No ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 07:22 AM PST with 59 Recommends
The New Mexico Republican Party continues to compulsively disgrace itself. A month ago the chair of the Bernalillo County Republican Party, Fernando C de Baca, was [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/...
by flitedocnm
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Oct 22, 2008 at 12:17 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
I know putting Candidate Free ensures that no one but my friends will read this mini-missive, but since the only ones likely to read this are my fellow non-fiddling koss(acks,ites, pick your ...
by farmerchuck
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 16, 2008 at 09:49 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Putting the Maher quote aside, what bothers me, and caused me to write this, was that I am frequently challenged by people who consider me to be unpatriotic just because Iā€™m a liberal/progressive.
by godzakka
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
In case you haven't heard, military families have a new hero. It's Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont! Bernie has been a long time friend of veterans and has often presented legislation to help them ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Jan 27, 2014 at 06:32 AM PST with 44 Recommends
Cross-submitted to the Huffington Post . As a lifelong public radio listener, I often hear stories on NPR that have ...
by Brett Ashley McKenzie
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 11:42 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
This is my first diary. Let me be very clear at the outset. I am a 72 year old atheist of Jewish ancestry. My political leanings are strongly left, a progressive socialist. I have been reading ...
by blogokvetsch
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Aug 28, 2010 at 02:02 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
(Half snark/Half serious) My father was a Vietnam vet and a Navy Helmsman. His father was a decorated WWII vet and a Navy man as well. I have family going back to ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 09:07 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
...would have been pleased with his adopted country today. He was basically thrown out of the Bronx County Medical Association in the early 1960s for speaking to senior groups in favor of ...
by itzik shpitzik
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 08:08 AM PST with 41 Recommends
The greatest among us will always be the least among us. Even the rich can't buy their way out of this one.
by FrontTowardEnemy
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 10:24 AM PDT with 40 Recommends