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Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence cross-posted from Voices on the Square One of the biggest difficulties in the fight for sustainable energy independence is that Big Oil and ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
"You know, I, for the love of me, I cannot understand why people who have billions of dollars are compulsively driven for more and how many people have got to die because they don't go to a doctor,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
States' rights for me, but not for thee. (Reuters) It's bad enough that Justice Alito is wrong so often, but it's worse that he doesn't even pretend to have any semblance of consistency.
by kos
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
"You know, I, for the love of me, I cannot understand why people who have billions of dollars are compulsively driven for more and how many people have got to die because they don't go to a doctor,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
I love slogans. Pictures are worth a thousand words but slogans have the last word. So much can be implied and distorted with a simple glib expression, effectively short-circuiting a parade of ...
by Einstoned Onfb
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 02:07 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
I have some news -- as of this week, I'm a criminal. And so are the people of Ecuador who stood against Chevron for poisoning the Amazon with 18 billion gallons of toxic oil waste in its ruthless ...
by AshleyAllison
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 09:48 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Cross posted at our new beta site Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette I don't know what to do. This is pretty daunting and I think half of the Democratic electorate still ...
by priceman
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Senator Mitch McConnell argued in 1987 that we should reject limits on corporate campaign contributions and instead, embrace public disclosure of campaign contributions important “so,” he said, ��
by donaldcohen
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 09:23 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
The President gave a moving and rousing speech today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Selma at the Edmund Pettis bridge. (The full speech is included in the link.) Excerpts: It is a rare ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 02:30 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Lately, we have been hearing a lot of this: “Why vote!? It’s the Supreme Court , stupid!” NO , it WAS ...
by priceman
Comment Count 365 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 08:19 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Right-wing swift-boater David Bossie and his organization Citizen's United have geared up for the release of a "documentary" ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2008 at 09:03 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Every progressive should remember the Four Freedoms proposed by FDR and pictured so ably ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jan 16, 2011 at 06:57 AM PST with 23 Recommends
When your grandchildren ask you why the American experiment failed for all but the very wealthy, this is the answer you should give them: Nearly half of First Amendment challenges now benefit ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
A note here to point up an opportunity of immense proportions that lies here for us in this election cycle: The chance to convince billionaires that dumping mega-millions into right wing attack ads ...
by thresholder
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Hillary did a very short Q&A on Facebook as part of her promo for her new memoir. I posed the question: "Would you support a Constitutional Amendment overturning the Supreme Court's "Citizen's ...
by Jeremimi
Comment Count 128 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 03:25 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Everyone today wants to explain the what this election meant. I see a number of "centrists" like Paul ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 06:27 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Arizona Senator John McCain appearing on this morning's "Meet the Press" told commentator David Gregory that the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision was one of the worst decisions that the high ...
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 09:53 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Goofing around late last night on Facebook I came across one of my long time theatre friend’s post. My friend Bob not only is an excellent actor he also happens to be a great lawyer with a ...
by MadAsHellMaddie
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 07:12 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
History will look at the 2010 mid-term elections as the year when big business took sides, when the Chamber of ...
by KathleenPederson
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Sep 06, 2010 at 03:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Capital Press , a west coast regional agricultural newspaper recently reported that there is a trend for Chinese companies to acquire dormant American ...
by FarWestGirl
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 02:15 PM PST with 11 Recommends