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This isn't chess. It's not checkers. It is people's lives we are talking about. The GOP is making their hostage taking nihilism the new normal. Republican threats amount to destroying the ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 713 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 11:37 AM PST with 573 Recommends
I don't know about you, but I've been confused today. This diary is my attempt to make sense of the debate between progressives of two sorts, relative purists and relative pragmatists, over the ...
by LithiumCola
Comment Count 260 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 05:28 PM PDT with 194 Recommends
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 255 comments on Sat Jun 06, 2009 at 09:26 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 109 comments on Mon Aug 24, 2009 at 01:50 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
MakeChessNotWar is [http://www.ericschiller.com/ Eric Schiller], a World Chess ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 10:09 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
by Caractacus
Comment Count 138 comments on Tue Feb 23, 2010 at 04:22 AM PST with 59 Recommends
These scenes are less than a block apart—which looks more troublesome? Recently there has been much ado about chess in San Francisco. When police dispersed the open-air chess games on Market ...
by ksdrucker
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Happy Friday Kibitzers! As always you should push the pawn. Kibitzing. The word immediately gets me thinking about chess. I used to play a bit ...
by palantir
Comment Count 73 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Aug 23, 2009 at 05:56 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
As usual President Obama has been playing chess while everyone else is playing checkers. Fineman recently commented that President ...
by ProgressiveTokyo
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2009 at 06:01 AM PST with 41 Recommends
This is about the largest chess tournament in the world. The fifth installment of the K-12 Supernationals chess tournament is being held this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort Hotel in ...
by otto
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 01:04 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. One of the crown jewels of civilization. That's the third time I've said that now. The funny thing is, ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 12:21 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I think one of the most sickening memes I see around here is the one of 11 dimensional chess. That the actions of this President are so arcane and inside a game really complicated that few people ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 09:07 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Ever since the 2008 primaries, the meme that Barack Obama is playing 11-dimensional chess has been out there. I have to say that I think the President is one of the wisest, smartest, and most ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Today, we will pack the family into the car. We don't have a dog, so there is no worry about where the dog will ride. We used to have turtles, but they only got in the car when it was time to go ...
by otto
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 07:39 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
For me I can't tell if he's a Jedi Master, playing chess on a three-leveled board way ahead of us, or this is kicking his ass. --Jon Stewart to Bill O'Reilly I don't know ...
by localroger
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 03:57 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 02:43 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
People have been playing board games for thousands of years. The oldest known board game is probably Mancala, an African game which moves pieces of seed, beans or pebbles around a series of pits. ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 01:15 PM PST with 26 Recommends
What sport is the rest of the world (other than the USA) watching this year? Not the Super Bowl, not the World Series, not the Sprint Cup, not March Madness... and not even the World Cup (that's ...
by Dr of Chaos
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 03:46 PM PST with 26 Recommends
To the Daily Kos community: I am writing to discuss a proposal for a second ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Jun 19, 2010 at 10:45 AM PDT with 25 Recommends