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This is your war on drugs; ongoing and completely untrammeled by the Sequester. There will ALWAYS be money to chase drug users. Before I get to the story, let me say I read the story a couple times ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 134 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 04:54 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
This is what happens when you send troops into battle without proper training :Two ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 167 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2007 at 06:30 AM PDT with 229 Recommends
As a member of the Profession of Arms I find the situation in Missouri disgusting. What makes me even more disgusted is the idea that these goons represent what a "militarized" police for looks like.
by ksuwildkat
Comment Count 125 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 08:47 AM PDT with 134 Recommends
There must be a rule that bad government policies can never be ended, only layered with more bureaucracy. That's the path that President Obama took today with the fall-out from the Ferguson fiasco.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 02:10 PM PST with 131 Recommends
Like so many young men his age, Jim was drafted as the prospect of a new war began to loom on the European horizon. He was inducted in Rockford Illinois and began basic training. Just as it was ...
by marykk
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon May 28, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
no, I don't mean the elections, although that is also true. I mean my school year. Officially it starts on Monday, when teachers report back for four days of meetings. That is deceptive, because ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 86 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2008 at 05:05 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
I started my day yesterday in a bit of a funk. I had woken up early and was unable to go back to sleep, for the second night in a row. The first thing I did was check Twitter, where I read more ...
by casperr
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 05:30 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
Back in the summer, I posted a photo diary on our health care rally in NYC, ...
by mindoca
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 07:57 PM PST with 78 Recommends
This is an experiment. I have been on Daily Kos since 2003, and in the past have used this platform to help motivate and train field volunteers in a variety of ways. There were times when I --
by mindoca
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 05:00 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
Earlier this week, jlms qkw , a beloved member of this community asked for our help.
by mindoca
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 05:11 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
The job market is tough; but with some good research and careful planning, you can be better qualified and more marketable for the [jobs that are out there http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.
by dkmich
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Aug 28, 2010 at 02:44 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
PRA’s groundbreaking exposé of how tax dollars fund anti-Muslim trainings for police and counterterrorism personnel won ...
by LIBERTY BEAT
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 11:42 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Personal Note: I have experienced a devastating data loss regarding my now six-year long book project (don't ask - data encryption gone wrong). I was holding back on publishing this diary, thinking ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 10:25 AM PST with 42 Recommends
After 6 years of partnership, the team of Itzl and Noddy works almost seamlessly. The process of alert and response is automatic and to observers, it's virtually invisible. Sometimes, Itzl shows ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 04:44 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Guess what's in the news these days? The "assault rifle". Never has a more badly-named piece of equipment caused more legal ruckus and confusion than the civilian "assault rifle". Especially since ...
by Canis Aureus
Comment Count 143 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 03:08 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Today, I let Hector walk off leash for a while. He is still a very slow puppy and I thought being off leash might add a little zing to his step. Nope.
by Noddy
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 01:09 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
When I first became involved in partisan politics in 1999, I was completely turned off by what I saw with the local Democratic Party. It looked like a bunch of old people who liked to hear ...
by blizek
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 01:12 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Let me get this straight, we invaded a Country for No Reason At All, or if you are to believe the civilian and some military leadership a Number of Reasons that Kept Changing! We're now into the ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2008 at 03:34 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
A beautiful summer day ... perfect for soccer and basketball with the kids ... biking to a picnic in the park ... gardening ... sipping a glass of wine ... perfect for celebrating life ... A ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2007 at 08:43 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Disclaimer: I work as the Deputy Training Director for Democracy for America Angry at the White House lies about the war? Incensed at your Senator or House Rep. for ...
by blizek
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2007 at 12:15 PM PDT with 31 Recommends