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I usually see one or more diaries like this in the list, but none right now, so I’ll try and fill the void. Most of these are usually a little more subtle than my title, but the message is the ...
by dallasdave
Comment Count 804 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2008 at 09:21 AM PST with 663 Recommends
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 593 comments on Mon Jul 03, 2006 at 09:26 PM PDT with 317 Recommends
Reading TomP's reclister , I was relieved to hear that the crowd outside the president's appearance in Arizona talking, yelling, chanting and singing about his race weren't racists. Their constant, ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 04:08 AM PDT with 213 Recommends
Your reaction to my first post really blew me away! I just want to thank all of you for being so awesome. I want to write a series of these, describing my ideas about how these movements arise, ...
by Greg Meyer
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 09:59 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
Also included: Why the Republicans *really* hated Bill Clinton, McCain's real reasons for choosing Sarah Palin, and why that 3-minute video clip of Joe Biden on the campaign trail is so very good,
by StanBlather
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Sep 06, 2008 at 05:09 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by kingubu
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun May 28, 2006 at 02:03 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
I really want to follow up on my last diary, about the historical similarities of our current situation to 19th-century colonialism; but there is another historical similarity I need to discuss ...
by arendt
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jul 06, 2011 at 07:06 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
My yard is better than your yard. My home is larger than your home. My car is faster than your car. My dog is bigger than your dog. My job is better than your job. My money is taller than your ...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 07:49 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
not mine, those of Karen Armstrong, in her book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life . A brief and very partial explanation, for which I apologize. In the past few weeks I have found myself in a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 04:56 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Sometimes one's friends can be more difficult to deal with than one's enemies. Over the years, since I first read it, I have come upon various admiring references to Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael." Always ...
by veritas curat
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 26, 2010 at 11:05 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Henry Kissenger appeared on Charlie Rose last night, and laid out what he sees as the real problem in the Middle East. Transcripts are not available on Google at the time of this posting. I will ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Dec 14, 2006 at 09:46 AM PST with 15 Recommends
"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." -- Wendell Phillips , (1811-1884), abolitionist, orator and columnist for The Liberator, in a speech before the Massachusetts Antislavery Society in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 12:04 PM PST with 14 Recommends
by Stealthbadger
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2006 at 03:19 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Tribalism: Syllabification: trib·al·ism According to the Oxford English Dictionary: Noun: 1.) The state or fact of being organized in a tribe or tribes. According to the Merriam-Webster ...
by AKBear
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 11:40 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Eric Hobsbawm said in a recent talk covered by the Guardian that the Age of Empires is over and ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 27, 2007 at 03:46 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Are they really that dense? That they can't tell the difference between a perpetrator and a victim of violence ... between the instigators of crime and the refugees from it? According to the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Birmingham News columnist John Archibald advances an important argument in his latest op-ed, entitled "Our ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 08:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I am an English-speaking, heterosexual healthy white male in his 30's. Aside from being born in another country and being ineligible to run for president, the country is my oyster. Cabs stop for me ...
by zeiben
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 10:55 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Your social group. Your circle of Family and Friends. Your sense of cultural heritage. Your depth of national pride. The depth of your historical roots. These all, to one degree or another, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 12:42 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Types of Gun Owners -- cracked.com larger image The Normal The vast majority of gun owners buy a gun, learn and actually follow the rules of gun safety. They spend their time at the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 08:49 AM PST with 10 Recommends