In two words "instant gratification". Blogging and arguing online is instantly rewarding in various ways. Either people get a sense of being holier than thou or having been right about being cynical ...
Elizabeth Warren, my senator, has managed to make a name for herself in her short Senate career so far. She has helped to add some much-needed energy to what some like to call "the Democratic wing ...
I published a diary on Daily Kos on 8/17 concerning the events in Ferguson, Missouri. I had the impression that Daily Kos is an outlet for Progressive expression. Judging from the comments on ...
If you're following the Michael Brown killing (and how many of us aren't?) you may have heard the latest allegation - that Wilson has an orbital floor fracture. Having seen comments in some of the ...
Will the Hamas apologists denounce terrorism?
Please don't give me too many donuts. And Kos, please don't ban me! For the record, I am 100% against what the policemen in Ferguson have been doing. I've been watching MSNBC the past 2 nights in ...
Trying not start a flame war against Hillary-dislikers (see? I didn't say "haters.") I merely pass along a reasoned look at 2016:
Ed Kilgore of Washington Monthly: "HRC’s Vulnerability Redux"
We have an election coming up in three fucking months.
And yet again, there's a fact-free diary on the reclist going after Hillary Clinton. Clinton Derrangement Syndrome seems to be an ...
I just woke up and sat down with my coffee to see a DK diary about a coup in Iraq.
So I take a quick look at several regional media and - nothing.
So where's the coup?
The Iraqi PM and the Iraqi ...
I am a brown woman of childbearing age with a young child. This is what my possible future will look like if everyone only voted for candidates that meet a "purity" test.