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The rightwing media long ago abandoned any kind of pretense to reason or truth, and thereby proved in a few short years that the flinching tittybabies of 9/11 Nation will gobble up whatever gift-...
by The Termite
Comment Count 432 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2007 at 12:38 PM PST with 396 Recommends
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 292 comments on Wed Jul 12, 2006 at 11:41 AM PDT with 337 Recommends
I have been invited to participate in a debate. On one side there would be some honest folks from the early days of Occupy Wall Street and myself. On the other side would be a "Tea Party" panel ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 184 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 08:44 AM PDT with 334 Recommends
Let’s just call this colossally shortsighted and ill-advised “rebate program” what it is - a giveaway of money that this government doesn’t have to the oil companies, the ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 119 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2008 at 06:45 AM PDT with 154 Recommends
WASHINGTON—In what is being regarded as a further provocation on top of his already controversial address before Congress, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu doubled down against President ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 10:58 AM PST with 51 Recommends
by bastrop
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:07 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
As events in Egypt, Syria and Palestine heat up... ...The nation-state in the middle of all this, Israel, has had its own share of high political drama. True, instead of blood, only tears and ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 10:25 AM PST with 28 Recommends
A few words about comedy, which most especially apply to farce: The actors can NEVER play it for laughs. They have to play it as if it were real, and the most important thing ever: something their ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Mainstream media outlets such as ESPN and Fox Sports are erroneously reporting that the Chicago Cubs are the best team in Major League Baseball. But they are only counting wins and loses, and are ...
by danoland
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2008 at 06:36 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The winning word at yesterday's Scripps National Championship Spelling Bee was " guerdon " -- a word that means "something that one has earned or gained." You may be unfamiliar with that ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat May 31, 2008 at 02:04 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by clammyc
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Nov 06, 2006 at 08:16 AM PST with 14 Recommends
This was a huge hit on Broadway when it first played. Unfortunately, I missed it then -- caught it in revival with Jane Curtin playing the star ... a fading star from the British stage who is ...
by Youffraita
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Ass kissing will ensue...Oh sorry that's unfair....hmmm Take this ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 11:07 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
One event that stands out in my mind was the Jackson State killings The Jackson State killings occurred on Friday May 15, 1970, at Jackson State College (now Jackson State University) in Jackson, ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 06:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Why are we stepping up our effort in Pakistan right now?
by LeftCoastBreakdown
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 01:19 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The more it changes ... A Republican presidential candidate is endorsed by an intolerant protestant who is prejudiced against Catholics and says so. The resulting furor ...
by Timus
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 04:50 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Yes, the Republican debt limit hostage takers and ransom demanders are gearing up for more fun times after the New Year. They are not sure yet exactly what they want - just like last time they put ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 06:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
This is a challenge to see how many examples we can come up with representing the current nature of incongruousness , or for a more simple term "farce, i.e. broadly satirical comedy", that we now ...
by Franksandbeans
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 08:35 AM PST with 4 Recommends
These are interesting times, to say the least, and to overcome the rancorous divide that characterizes partisan interactions today, we need new and bold solutions.
by Dauntus
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 07, 2008 at 12:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The term Manifest Destiny, the belief in an American "mission" to promote and defend democracy throughout the world, was first used by Jacksonian Democrats in the 1840s. It probably arose out of the ...
by David Grayling
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2008 at 07:01 PM PST with 3 Recommends