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For those of you interested in this issue, don't forget to read and rec the mothership , a ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 384 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 05:22 AM PST with 314 Recommends
( This diary is a followup to the "Leaving America" series ) It can't have been three weeks already. Útlegð . Exile. Everything about my current situation should objectively seem like they're ...
by Rei
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
Last week the GOP attacked Obama for the idea of talking to our enemies. But stop for a minute and think about what could have happened if we had talked to Saddam Hussein. What would have happened?
by Headd
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue May 20, 2008 at 11:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
In 1992, then-Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Dunlap Jr., writing in the Army War College’s official periodical Parameters, published a cautionary tale ...
by Califlander
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2007 at 03:54 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
As so often when I'm gearing up for a somewhat lengthy trip abroad, the mundane practical preparations (yikes, where IS my passport?) are interspersed with thoughts of what I'm looking forward to ...
by angry marmot
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 08:46 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Mention Salman Rushdie, and everyone’s mind immediately goes to the infamous fatwa and the impenetrability of The Satanic Verses , the novel that caused so much furor back in 1988. That’...
by DrLori
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 08:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Glen Greenwald and Laura Poitras are supposed to attend the Polk Awards ceremony today in NYC. As most here know, there has been much concern as to what would happen to these two if and when they ...
by Publius2008
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 10:03 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Allow me to introduce myself. I'm a middle aged American, who decided to get all of his midlife crises out of the way in one shot. My marriage failed, my money almost gone, my job lost. Faced ...
by Catalyst65
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 08:23 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
So we've all heard the news of George W. Bush buying some land down in Paraguay for his future life in exile. Here's another piece to the emerging puzzle of how the Bush Crime Family plans to skip ...
by chicoTowner
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Nov 24, 2006 at 09:05 AM PST with 9 Recommends
There are two destinations in the US that are considered the equivalent of being sent to Siberia- one is Anchorage, Alaska, and the other is Bangor, Maine. With apologies to residents of both, I am ...
by Aura
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 06:41 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Miguel Angel Asturias Academy is a non-profit school in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala that breaks cycles of poverty, racism and sexism through ...
by bristol
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2008 at 04:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The east is awash in Irene and earthquakes, and commentators everywhere are noticing how utterly shook up the world order also seems to be. Here'...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 09:01 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Possibilities of Exile We all like to belong. We humans have lived in little belonging groups for many thousands of years now, and knowing who is "us" and who is "not us", or, shall we say, ...
by jo podvin
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2008 at 05:40 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Given how BushCo has trampled on the Constitution with nary a thought (while Democrats dithered), it might be said that our nation's founding document is "in exile" until sane leadership reclaims ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2007 at 03:40 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
by redwisconsin
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Aug 12, 2006 at 03:33 PM PDT with 1 Recommend