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The operative questions becomes this: if neither the CIA nor the Joint Chiefs of Staff had existed when Osama bin Laden launched his attack, if Congress had not created the Department ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 385 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2008 at 05:22 AM PST with 600 Recommends
(Jayel Aheram) Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war and occupation. The rationale for that war was fabricated in the highest reaches of the U.S. leadership. First ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 407 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 11:52 PM PDT with 524 Recommends
ISIS burned Muadh al Kasasbeh, a captured Jordian fighter pilot, to death . They doused him with an accelerant. His captors set him on fire. Muadh al Kasasbeh desperately tried to put out the ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 1195 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 01:08 PM PST with 450 Recommends
In A bridge falling into the water and a vision for the future gone missing , Laura Clawson points out that the collapse of the Skagit River Bridge on Interstate 5 is symptomatic of a deeper, ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 316 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 02:51 PM PDT with 431 Recommends
I'm sitting here with goosebumps on my arms as I read accounts of Obama at G20, and I want to share my enthusiasm with you. Will you join me in reflecting here for just a minute?
by The Termite
Comment Count 336 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 01:52 PM PDT with 423 Recommends
In the last week this community has been re-introduced to the brilliance that is Tim Wise. I don’t know if the term white privilege actually belongs to Tim, but he was certainly the person ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 540 comments on Tue Jul 13, 2010 at 07:37 AM PDT with 368 Recommends
What have the French ever done for us? I mean besides helping us win independence. I mean besides all those cool burgundies that are almost as good as Oregon pinots! I mean besides ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 428 comments on Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 06:39 PM PDT with 270 Recommends
1. we have the highest rate of incarceration in the Western industrialized world 2. we have the highest rate of execution in the Western industrialized world 3. we have the highest rate of murder ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 206 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2008 at 02:20 AM PST with 268 Recommends
Several contributors here wrote diaries about neocon involvement in the events in Ukraine. These diaries share two common misconceptions, and both of these misconceptions are glaringly conspiracy-...
by kalmoth
Comment Count 333 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 10:57 AM PST with 228 Recommends
His Tuesday Washington Post column is titled What America’s police departments don’t want you to know . HIs first paragraph sets the stage: Michael Brown’s death was part of a tragic and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 110 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 02:04 AM PST with 215 Recommends
Throughout this campaign, for years actually, Mitt Romney has been telling anyone who'll listen that President Obama began his time in office with an "Apology Tour." In fact conservatives have been ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 81 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 06:14 AM PDT with 214 Recommends
"America is the awesomeist awesome that ever did awesome!" Expect to see something like that in every US presidential candidate's stump speech, over and over, in one form or another. American ...
by Rei
Comment Count 211 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 06:51 AM PST with 203 Recommends
This is the end Beautiful friend This is the end My only friend, the end Of our elaborate plans, the end -- The Doors My husband and I were in the car driving to the farmer's market, early ...
by Janusdog
Comment Count 160 comments on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 09:22 AM PDT with 201 Recommends
Missiles shot from drones are but one of the weapons Americans use to kill children . [T]he London-based Bureau of ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 215 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 06:08 PM PST with 200 Recommends
I ask this - that you watch the 6 minutes plus of the video I have embedded here.
by teacherken
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 02:04 AM PDT with 198 Recommends
After Health Care ends....if it ever does with all of the stall ...
by buhdydharma
Comment Count 312 comments on Fri Sep 18, 2009 at 11:34 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
Congratulations, Oklahoma students! You may be losing the chance to earn college credit in high school. Oklahoma Republican legislators are ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 196 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 09:20 AM PST with 147 Recommends
Why do they hate us? Perhaps an answer is embedded in this visceral insistence on innocence as the defining note of the American character. The foregoing is the penultimate ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 129 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2007 at 03:10 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
Does the American public's rejection of the prospect of military action in Syria herald a sea change in US foreign policy? After describing the Obama administration's series of missteps in selling ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 256 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 06:26 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
He talks about America like a grown-up. When Rudy Giuliani ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 109 Recommends