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The below essay is an expanded version of an op-ed published on 4/30/11 on the opinion pages of the Washington Post(print version www.gregspaul.webs.com/WPoped.pdf; online version www.washingtonpost....
by Gregory Paul
Comment Count 1082 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 07:14 AM PDT with 455 Recommends
President George W. Bush had refused for a number of years in the past to endorse a U.N. declaration calling for the worldwide decriminalization of gays and lesbians around the world in an efforts ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 668 comments on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
The Department of Defense released their "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" discharge numbers from the fiscal year of 2010. They are claiming 261.
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 11:39 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
Given the numerous revelations that have occurred in not just the ethnic community but the country as a whole, it is not surprising that the plight of Marissa Alexander had dropped from the ...
by skeyewalker
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 01:44 PM PST with 43 Recommends
Gosh, where did I hear that before? Oh right, from Nixon who was the first President who was forced into resigning in disgrace, when the laws of our nation meant something...when we could call on a ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 259 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 05:03 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Crossposted from the PeoplesView A gay person who has not come out even if you know they are ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 235 comments on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 05:05 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Yes, Ventura, there is a Progressive Left--and it came in force today for today's Join the ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 05:51 PM PST with 22 Recommends
My heart hurts when racism, in all it's ugliness, is on full display. Cruel words from the past rattle in my brain and make me seeth with anger. Fear clutches me and keeps me awake at night. Not ...
by phylly3
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 06:47 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
This diary originally posted at brainspank.org 9/15/10 It’s hard to spot if you’re not looking for it. The positions taken by the GOP as a whole in the last ...
by brainspank
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 11:19 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Ben Smith over at Politico led his discussion of Rand Paul today with this video which I believe is such a poignant encapsulation of what is at stake for people who feel that our civil rights ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 11:53 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Folks, I've written many diaries about this issue before, but in light of the mass illegal arrests of citizens in New York city today, for nothing more than exercising their constitutional rights of ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 03:38 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The latest twist , a new amendment being offered by Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. a ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 06:17 PM PST with 14 Recommends
From MSNBC: Starkville was the first place in Mississippi to take that step, in January 2014. Their aldermen led the way for other cities in the state to debate and pass resolutions of their own. ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 03:02 AM PST with 13 Recommends
While reading and participating in this great diary about Newt Gingrich's preposterous new construct ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 06:10 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is facing allegations that he put both hands around the neck of fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley following a confrontation in Walsh Bradleys chambers. ...
by ericbau114
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 03:23 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
II have a long history of Activism. Getting my teeth cut on it in the Gay Rights movement of the 1970s-1980s. I was there at the White Night Riots, a friend and I were caught in a famous picture ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
My step-dad was one of those guys. In the union, on the assembly line until he retired at sixty-five with a few stocks, some savings, home equity, a union pension, social security and medicare. By ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 02:47 PM PST with 9 Recommends
A good woman passed away today: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/congresswoman-ambassador-lindy-boggs-dies-97/story?id=19792180 ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 11:03 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I do mean "101." I keep thinking everyone knows that you shouldn't imitate someone else's style or language in order to make yourself more interesting. However, two of my young relatives in the last ...
by kestrel sparhawk
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 05:09 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Yesterday I got a message that OccupySF was Occupy'ing Sue Bierman Park near The Embarcadero Center in San Francisco. I jumped on a bus with my Tell Tale Veteran's for Peace sign, and woman stopped ...
by jherwatt
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 06:28 PM PST with 6 Recommends