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Ex-Officer Steven Osborne's piece is titled: "Why We’re So Mad at de Blasio The N.Y.P.D. Protests: An Officer's View", published on Wednesday 1/7 in the New York Times. You can read it here if ...
by Burtfrombrooklyn
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 05:09 PM PST with 164 Recommends
Nine levels of hell aren't nearly enough. Not while certain debt collectors are still allowed to ply their trade on this planet. A recent CNNMoney article describes the depths to which some debt ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 07:27 PM PST with 66 Recommends
I believe that books tell us something about ourselves. Books, if viewed through squinted eyes and at a certain obtuse angle, can reveal us in ways that a mannered life may not. My life, it ...
by P Carey
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
For the first time since your untimely passing last year, I am actually glad that you are not here. You are so very truly blessed not to have to be here to witness the rekindling of racial prejudice ...
by digitalmuse
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 08:04 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Monday Night Cancer Club is a Daily Kos group focused on dealing with cancer, primarily for cancer survivors and caregivers, though clinicians, researchers, and others with a special interest are ...
by ProvokingMeaning
Comment Count 93 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
When I was a freshman in college, I faced a choice that all English majors at Smith must make: whether to take English 207, a general survey of English literature from Beowulf to the 20th ...
by Ellid
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri May 06, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
my eyes alit upon a feast to be again devoured as i wandered through the large bookstore yesterday… a beautiful edition, illustrated, of dante alighieri's inferno, purgatory and paradise - ...
by edrie
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon May 14, 2012 at 10:02 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
In the early '70s, after the break-up of the century, John Lennon spent a lot of breath badmouthing the Beatles. Finally an interviewer asked him, "Is there anything you miss about the Beatles?" ...
by Brecht
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 05:08 PM PST with 30 Recommends
What would you do?
by jpmassar
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 06:16 PM PST with 29 Recommends
A couple of years ago several things happened at about the same time, which changed my reading habits, perhaps even my life. The first was the realization that it was likely I didn't have all that ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 28 Recommends
Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita Mi ritrovai per una selva oscura, Che la diritta via era smarrita. "In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within ...
by earicicle
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2009 at 03:50 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
A while back, a friend and I were talking and (somehow or other) Dante's Inferno came up in the conversation. I've always had an admiration for Dante, who (exiled from his native Florence for his ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 12:56 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Poor George Bush. It can't be easy to have millions, no billions, of people around the world hating you. For a man who thinks himself so personable, it's gotta hurt to know that most persons would ...
by lagould
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2007 at 05:19 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Everyone's favorite section of the Divine Comedy is the Inferno . It has appealed to the human imagination since it first appeared 700 years ago. There's something in it for everyone, from the ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Mar 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I'm a somewhat late entrant into the fascinating and fearsome world of politics-watching and current news. I always knew that I was on the left side of things as far back as my teenage years, but ...
by Vijaya
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 09:19 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Time for another DK mashup of SNLC with the occasional opera series SN@TO, in the wake of the latest Metropolitan Opera HD-cast today. Hence today's variation on the standard lead-off question: ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 04:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Ever since I got here I always knew that Americans were puritanical at heart, wishing Hell on everyone, claiming Hells influence on everything. So I took upon my self to go to Hell and see what was ...
by declanmoran
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 07:04 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ever since I got here I always knew that Americans were puritanical at heart, wishing Hell on everyone, claiming Hells influence on everything. So I took upon my self to go to Hell and see what was ...
by declanmoran
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jun 28, 2008 at 08:31 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The last half of the 20th century will seem like a wild party for rich kids, compared to what’s ...
by josephwouk
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Sep 14, 2009 at 02:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends