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This is a little weird. I was never aware that "the Homeland" encompassed the entire continent of North America. We noticed a little detail from yesterday's Senate Judiciary Committee meeting that ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 03:12 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Ryan Singel, over at the Wired Blog Network, posted a thought-provoking piece today. He makes some good points which ...
by schlock and flaws
Comment Count 85 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2007 at 05:40 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood in Netflix's House of Cards I've always been fascinated by the 1950s and 60s depiction of Space Age optimism. Since I wasn't alive at the time, I have no idea as to ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 01:18 PM PST with 29 Recommends
We don't know exactly who came up with the invented word "Homeland" back in the days after 9-11, but clearly it was a word meant to promote fear, jingoism, and unquestioning patriotism. No matter ...
by flitedocnm
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 11:01 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Commemorating the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the lessons I've learned is that we must put his ideas and words to practice. My contribution to the humble, yet eloquent leader is ...
by politicalceci
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 09:40 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
I wrote this diary in response to perhaps a not well stated, and even an offensive question. It is not often that someone is very blunt about this but it gives me an opportunity as an American Jew ...
by EnderRS
Comment Count 171 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2007 at 07:15 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The other day, in his interview with Chuck Todd, President Obama said: I want everybody to understand that we've not seen any immediate intelligence about threats to the homeland from ISIL. That's ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 09:28 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
One of the unpleasant lessons we learned from the horrible event that occurred in Boston is that our government is incapable of protecting us even if they eavesdrop on every email, phone call, tarot ...
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 07:36 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The story line for the 2011 series Homeland is that USMC sergeant Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) has returned following 8 years as a prisoner of war in some Al-Qaeda hellhole. Quasi-rogue CIA agent ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 06:29 AM PST with 9 Recommends
There is no such term as Homeland. Stop using the term “Homeland” is and always will be America. AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA AMERICA Senator ...
by Ronald England
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 07:54 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Just read on the Washington Post about the doom and gloom squad scaring up people for ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 06, 2011 at 01:52 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Photo credit: Russian Jewish Community ...
by paul racco
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 08:24 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I recently put out a video that connects the Central Asian place name suffix -stan to its etymological cousins—English words like "stay" and "stand," our own place name suffix "-ste(a)d," and even ...
by Ruby JM
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 06:58 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Thanks, Bill... no really. If nothing else, I guess it's a step up from 'Fatherland.' But not much of one. A newly declassified White House policy directive regarding counterterrorism policies ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 12:49 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I appreciate Laurie Anderson's work. I started following her in college and her Big Science album. She is a musician of sorts, but what she really creates is performance art that is truly ...
by FrankCornish
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 06, 2010 at 02:13 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
One classic Hollywood cliche is to invert the victim and aggressor whenever the aggressor happens to be us. After the Vietnam War for instance, there was a rash of films like The Deer Hunter (1978) ...
by CartoonDiablo
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 10:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Many of you know, America has been take over by socialist democrats. These democrats are vicious liars and have taken away all the rights from patriotic republicans. It has come to our attention, ...
by The Simple Canadian
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Sep 12, 2009 at 10:04 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by Sardanicas
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Sep 13, 2006 at 11:06 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
by sinaire
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Jun 12, 2006 at 08:29 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by MontgomeryBlue
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 11, 2006 at 08:59 PM PST with 4 Recommends