The 2015 UK elections were decided by the issues surrounding Scotland. End of story.
It wasn't because Labour wasn't left enough - if that was true, why didn't people turn out in droves for the ...
A member of U.S. Army honor guard stretches out a flag ...
In the comments to iceman 's must-read diary relating an encounter with two retired Tea Party zealots at the bus stop, cotterperson reminds us of the common defense thrown down by retired people ...
One's favorite paintings are purely subjective. Since I first discovered but a poster of it, Paul Cézanne's Le Lac d'Annecy has been among the handful of mine. The real thing resides in London's ...
I was completely unsuprised when the New York Times wrote back in August that Paul Ryan is a fan of the economist Friedrich von Hayek, a member of the Austrian school of economics. After all, the ...
Chuck DeVore, rejected by California Republicans in 2010 Senate primary, now paid to fluff Texas
Republican Chuck DeVore, rejected decisively by his home state's GOP voters in the 2010 Senate race, ...
I originally wrote this for DAILY KOS two years ago. Since then the technology and company that I describe here has progressed to such a degree that I am working on a followup. This is very ...
More than a half a century after repeated acts of extraordinary courage in battle, Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble will be awarded, postumously, the Medal of Honor. Master Sgt. Keeble is the ...
A little over a month ago an astute employee of Customs and Border Protection (CPB) saved the United States from an Austrian ski coach entering the US in Seattle in order to (gasp!) train ...
Part II of a series of diaries, more below.