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There's no #retroactively scrubbing the five-year record Gail Collins has created of Seamus Sure, it's suddenly all the rage to mention Seamus the dog. Tuesday, President Obama made ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 198 Recommends
Only one of these men will benefit from the ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 112 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 04:30 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
Mitt Romney's alternative version of reality gets even stranger, tonight, as Sam Stein reports Romney: White House Agrees With Me On My Critique Of The ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 180 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 05:10 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
can be clearly seen in a biting column this morning by Gail Collins in The New York Times . In Reading, ’Riting and Revenues she takes us through ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 03:51 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
Because she walks softly and carries a big fucking club How do you argue with that? True, the N.S.A. program had been up and running for years without being able to prevent the first Boston. Yes, ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 01:23 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
Ted Cruz, that is. Collins begins her New York Times column this morning like this: It is possible that the high point of this week in Washington came when Senator Dianne Feinstein told Senator ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 03:42 AM PDT with 107 Recommends
So I will enable you to get past the pay firewall without using up any of your monthly quota of ten articles to read A New Era in Political Corruption . It starts with her opening paragraph: Have ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
In a piece entitled A Victory Plan for Hillary , after noting that Clinton's campaign ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 116 comments on Thu May 15, 2008 at 03:02 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Gail Collin's book When Everything Changed not only informs you of the struggles of the women's movement from the 60's til the present, it makes you feel the struggle. The ...
by Julie Gulden
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 03:06 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
I began glancing at the NY Times op ed page and realized that right now there is a cornucopia of superb writing, of writers well known and not quite so well known striving to express the rich ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 11:12 PM PST with 56 Recommends
If we are to learn a lesson from the FISA struggle, it is that the louder we yell, the less Obama will listen to us. Paradoxically, the calmer we are, the more likely Obama will listen to us.
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 323 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 08:28 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Well, here's something I didn't expect to see: MSNBC morning host Joe Scarborough agreeing with a New York Times columnist that it's a bad idea to cut spending when the economy is growing slowly: "
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 12:57 PM PST with 31 Recommends
"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country." -- E. M. Forster The quote is an example of a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2007 at 04:51 AM PST with 30 Recommends
That's Gail Collins, commenting on a line in Paul Ryan's CPAC speech in her column today, [Lunch on the Barricades. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/opinion/collins-lunch-on-the-barricades.html?hp&...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 07:01 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
in today's New York Times , with the title Looking for America . My wife called it to my attention because it begins with someone I consider a close friend, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy: “I’m sorry,”
by teacherken
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM PST with 28 Recommends
Her column this morning is titled The $1 Trillion Question . She starts by telling us that she thinks we ought to develop a position on the Omnibus Spending Bill that just passed, And tells us That��
by teacherken
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 03:23 AM PST with 27 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 07:06 PM PST with 27 Recommends
This is a very well written piece that addresses the "disappointment" many on the left feel regarding Obama. She says far more cogently than I ever could: those who are disappointed with Obama have ...
by DraftChickenHawks
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 07:44 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Our young black men are dying in America in an epidemic of interpersonal violence which has gripped our nation since the 1980s. The tide has risen and fallen and now is once again on the rise. On ...
by murrayewv
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2007 at 10:06 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
for once I am NOT going to offer a lot of words of my own. The column, titled Bridge Over Troubled Politics , speaks for itself. Here is the conclusion: Republicans around the nation are going to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 01:38 AM PST with 21 Recommends