I recently read Moneyball , the Michael Lewis book that is ostensibly about baseball, but really is about politics. OK, it's really about baseball, specifically about the Oakland Athletics during ...
UPDATE - I've decided the pull the plug on this. Please do not send me anything.
2 Sundays ago, I proposed a project intended to present Hillary Clinton's record on the issues of the day ...
Note: I originally published this diary in July 2009. Over the years, I've occasionally thought about reposting it when I felt the need arose. Fortunately, nothing met my criteria of overt sexism ...
Ask any football or basketball coach. It's a lot easier to win if you can write your own rules. Today the shrinking base of the Republican Party holds onto power by writing rules giving it a built-...
Hey fellow Kossacks,
It's been a pleasure being part of this extraordinary community for almost ten years now. I started writing here in 2005, amassing hundreds of diaries before I started writing ...
The BBC reports:
Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the UN nuclear agency says.
The conversion of its stock of 20%
Reading the flame wars that have been engendered by attempts here today to have a serious discussion of misogyny, the fact that struck me the most strongly is how difficult and rare it is for a ...
I'll start this article by first barfing into my shoe (guess I don't have the stomach for politics ... even blogging apparently)
Even President Obama got hot under the collar with this recent ...
Portrait of Myrtilla Miner, from her biography by Ellen O'Connor
Far too many of the women who made a difference in our entwined histories—white and black—are forgotten or overlooked. One ...
Hawai'i's progressive Senator Brian Schatz
I just received this piece of email garbage:
The GOP is desperate -- just look at them flirting with Scott Brown as he decides whether or not to ...