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...Or, Fear And Loathing in the 1980's. I don't mean this to be a hit diary, or a pile on. But in reading the discussions around the blogs today on Obama's growingly-infamous comment about Reagan'...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 1744 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2008 at 06:19 PM PST with 615 Recommends
Certainly not an earth shattering headline, but disturbing nonetheless. The lack of love between George Bush and the United Nations is an old "dog-bites-man" story. Having put haters like John ...
by L C Johnson
Comment Count 455 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2007 at 12:24 PM PDT with 568 Recommends
Today is Keith Olbermann's 52nd birthday, so please use the comments to wish him well - and perhaps toss out a few ideas for his birthday wish? Hopefully Keith will stop by and see them. So he ...
by Eileen B
Comment Count 503 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 02:47 AM PST with 502 Recommends
For some, he was the 20th century's greatest Renaissance man. To J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, the political establishment of the day, and segregationists who controlled the House Un-American ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:46 PM PST with 289 Recommends
by L C Johnson
Comment Count 186 comments on Sat Sep 16, 2006 at 01:17 PM PDT with 275 Recommends
History is a powerful weapon in political debate, but it's a dangerous one, too – especially for wingnuts who don't know what they're talking about. The name-dropping, analogy torturing, and ...
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 180 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2007 at 02:28 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
Stanislav Petrov had just settled into the commander's chair for night duty when the Soviet Union's early-warning satellite system reported that all hell was breaking loose . "Suddenly the screen ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 118 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 09:01 PM PDT with 205 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This Diary Paul Robeson had as much moral stature as all of the icons associated with the Civil Rights Movement. Before he had turned forty years old, he ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 06:47 PM PST with 165 Recommends
Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee have a new ad up on the air . I'll just provide some of the details and hold my comments until you've had a chance to read them. I'm not providing ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 226 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 06:06 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 119 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2007 at 05:43 PM PDT with 154 Recommends
Claire Sterling was, at least for a time and by some, considered one of the foremost authorities on terrorism. Her 1981 expos� The Terror Network purported to prove that the Soviet ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 232 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 03:52 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
How to make America's police state work for you. Cross-posted from Rall....
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 03:56 AM PST with 84 Recommends
I first posted a ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 74 Recommends
What You Missed in Part I of This ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 11:54 AM PST with 64 Recommends
by Arken
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Sep 26, 2006 at 05:34 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Ron Johnson is helping to revive red-baiting. (Gage Skidmore) Dead now for more than two decades, the Soviet Union has made a big comeback among Republicans trying to tie it in whatever twisted ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 79 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 09:34 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Today, the world lost one of its greatest artists and political dissidents. Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist and symphony conductor, died at 80 in Moscow. Rostropovich was, first and foremost, a ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2007 at 02:37 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
The Republican Party is not so much in thrall to its tea party wing as it is in thrall to its continued existence as a minority party that still wields power. As that power declines in polling ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 09:54 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
At the end of the Second World War, the United States possessed one complete atomic bomb ready for use and was making enough plutonium to potentially produce two more bombs per month. But, President ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 75 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 01:11 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Thursday, January 31, 2013 marks 70 years since the end of the Battle of Stalingrad. On that morning in 1943, the newly-minted German Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus emerged from his "headquarters" -
by oldroshi
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 11:22 AM PST with 50 Recommends