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Why are SF and Fantasy so often grouped together? Obviously, because they share readership and so are well placed together in book stores. And... heck... some of us write both! Still, there are very ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 145 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 09:49 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
In reading diary after diary here on Kos discussing issues of "race" and "racism," I've come to believe that many people simply do not understand what the words "racism" and particularly, "racist" ...
by David Kroning
Comment Count 139 comments on Sun May 11, 2008 at 08:50 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
I wrote this post on my own blog for a more general audience, but thought I'd share it here as well to get feedback. I'm trying to define "The Village",
by michaelevan
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 09:23 AM PST with 18 Recommends
is just another word for nothing left to lose - or so says Janis Joplin in "Me and Bobby McGee". All great things are simple and can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, ...
by Noddy
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST with 17 Recommends
This is a just a quick entry to get me back in the habit. I'm heading to Nevada Monday morning for some final GOTV. I had posted a story of Mitt Romney's fake 'Relief Event' to Facebook and one of ...
by benicia dad
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 02:22 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
As with my last diary, on Progressivism, this is less of a diary and more of an open question and discussion. [Please, no links to other pages with someone's definition of Liberalism other than ...
by BadaBoom
Comment Count 79 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 01:26 PM PST with 9 Recommends
I wanted to have a conversation about what exactly a Homophobe is and when the appropriate time to use the word is...because I beleive it is a nasty word and has no place at DKos talking about ...
by dvogel001
Comment Count 271 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 03:19 AM PST with 8 Recommends
  Identity—the very essence of who we are and how we interact with others—is in the middle of a period of extraordinary tumult. The Internet and a host of ...
by the national gadfly
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun May 31, 2009 at 11:15 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There has been much discussion about what fascism means and who has fascist tendencies, so I thought that it would be a good time to define what it means in terms of political ideology. Sure "...
by pleasedontbefake
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2007 at 04:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Yesterday I introduced the idea of a civics glossary. Here is the first entry. For those who didn't read my post yesterday ( Shame on you!) the civics glossary is a list of terms I think every ...
by Timothy Scriven
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 19, 2006 at 09:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Yesterday, I was looking for a quote that I remembered as coming from Mark Twain: "Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it" Mark ...
by haremoor
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2008 at 11:25 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/07/28/us/politics/politics-us-usa-healthcare.html?_r=2&scp=2&sq=senate%20may%20drop%20public%20health%20care%20option&st=cse How could a politician who voted ...
by feckless
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 11:13 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today I wanted to write a diary about a topic in which I have considerable knowledge. I started with “I consider myself an expert in the area of….” My thoughts stopped there…
by 012009 End of an Error
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I am definitely having a bitter taste in my mouth for the way the MSM and HRC are handling a mere observation by Barack Obama!
by Nurse Teri
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2008 at 03:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has delayed the creation of the Standard Occupational Code for Engineering Technologist. The field is therefore not acknowledged channeling students into different ...
by laser100
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 06:01 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
My last diary, The Fantasy of "Government Tyranny," drew a lot of attention in part for reasons I did not intend. I wrote it in response to Jon Stewart's segment in which he deduced that gun ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I've been trying to find out what a "writ of mandamus" is called in Maryland, and what one looks like. It appears to be a useful tool to get reluctant local jurisdictions to carry out their ...
by dadadata
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jun 11, 2009 at 05:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Like many other words in the English language, i.e. Healthy Forests and Clear Skies, the Republicans have turned words upside down in their meaning. And one they've done the most to obliterate any ...
by bogmanoc
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 30, 2009 at 10:45 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Meatbandit
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 31, 2006 at 03:17 PM PDT with 1 Recommend