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Al Jazeera gets it right. NY Times, in contrast, are going out of their way to avoid identifying the fundamental, high school civics fail of Republican ignorance at the core of their recent "Open ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 180 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:35 AM PDT with 219 Recommends
- - - Al Jazeera gets it right !! Bottom of this diary. - - - First the obvious: negotiations with Iran are a multinational process. This is not an American treaty. No way, no how. The five ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
First the obvious: Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) The NPT is a landmark international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 10:55 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I ask that question in all seriousness and not just because John McCain actually owes the start of his political career to a Walter Mitty sort of guy, Darrow "Duke" Tully, the publisher of Arizona's ...
by hannah
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 11:28 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The petition was filed on March 9th, which means that in 7 days the vote total has gone over the White House response trigger by a margin of three to one. DON'T MISS OUT !! Formal title: File ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 05:03 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Warning: gratuitous diss diary. Everyone remembers the video that went wildly viral of Miss South Carolina's spectacularly illiterate response to her pageant question, right? The one with "the Iraq"
by jedley
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 10:53 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
As a high school English teacher, I spent a lot of time and energy outside the classroom trying to figure out why high school students are such poor readers; why they don't read, why they "don'
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 03:22 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Very quick. "Advocate for." What the hell? Stop already! Why is this whole dumb nation, even smart liberals, adding an utterly useless modifier to a perfectly wonderful verb, "advocate"? It ...
by doc durango
Comment Count 126 comments on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 02:14 PM PST with 15 Recommends
I still get that beleaguered look on occasion, from parents, when they find out we home school. Contrary to popular belief, I don't force feed my children gruel while they are chained in a dank ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 08:31 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The right is attempting to impose their own apologetics on the election process for a short-coming that McCain has admitted to in the past: Computer Illiteracy. They claim he is Computer Illiterate ...
by Greyclouds
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2008 at 11:35 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Here's one where we're #1: Prevalence of mental illness in the population. "One-quarter of all Americans met the criteria for having a mental illness within the past year, and fully a quarter of ...
by irrationalbutsane
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2008 at 07:55 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Those entertainers at the American Family Association (AFA) are up to it once again, poor grammar and all. Please suspend disbelief to read what they post. By the way, the AFA are a 403(c) ...
by Translator
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 07:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
[Feel free to distribute this post in part or it's entirety] 'We the people'... There's a lot of talk about returning power to the people and away from the lobbyists and special interests, as if ...
by BOknows
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2008 at 08:04 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
With Barack Obama, we likely have the most technologically-savvy candidate for President in the history of the country. He's revolutionized campaigning and fundraising with his web-based system.
by David Drissel
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2008 at 12:41 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
At the Indian Consulate in New York recently, I was introduced to author Robert Arnett. Indian officials were praising his book, India Unveiled . He sent me a copy - autographed. For me, it ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 29, 2009 at 05:49 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is my first diary, a post from my own blog that I've decided to repost here. It is based on an article that I read earlier today over at Technology ...
by placidoguerra
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Feb 22, 2007 at 07:50 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Folks screaming and yelling at the town halls are nuts and they are worthy of the mocking, but not everything they say is stupid. Take the suggestion that legislation be written at a high school ...
by vintagejulie
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Aug 11, 2009 at 10:23 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
And have you noticed that even when they are "in Session" they throw away most of Monday and Friday with traveling? And have you noticed that from Tuesday to Thursday Senators are rarely on the floor,
by Bill Tchakirides
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Apr 02, 2010 at 09:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Crossposted from Left Toon Lane , Bilerico Project & My Left ...
by StormBear
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 10:28 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
As the mood of the Cancun Conference tells us there is no realistic hope that anything meaningful can happen to stop the effects of climate-change. The United States has, from the beginning of the ...
by banger
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Nov 29, 2010 at 12:50 PM PST with 1 Recommend