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|Daily Kos Political Book Club: A Revival
The Daily Kos Political Book Club is a weekly attempt to look at, and discuss, books with political themes and subjects. Anything from academic analysis, to political history, to political philosophy,
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||09/01/2012||16||9||1||94|
|War Debt! Huh! What Is It Good For?
So, a short thing about debt, and the debate here in the UK. Like in America, it's commonly bandied around by both pro-austerity parties, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats (yes, I appreciate ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||08/26/2012||4||1||1||54|
|Daily Kos Political Book Club: "The Prince"
"si guarda al fine." Literally, this Italian phrase (which appears in Chapter 18 of The Prince , "Concerning The Way In Which Princes Should Keep Faith") means something like "one ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||03/05/2011||40||22||1||159|
|Daily Kos Political Book Club: A Proposal
I'm not a prolific writer. I'd like to be. But when I try to, for reasons of improving my writing skills, or to set down any of a number of swirling, ceaseless ideas, my worst procrastinatory issues ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||02/27/2011||18||3||-||86|
And so this is fun, watching the Democrats blow a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something vaguely centre-leftish. Of course, since they're not technically a centre-left party, but an ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||11/02/2010||7||3||-||25|
|RedState: NY-23 "A huge win for conservatives"
This... The race has now been called for Democrat Bill Owens. This is a huge win for conservatives.
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||11/04/2009||87||26||-||35|
|Campaigns here, there and everywhere
An interesting comparison from the Economist , regarding the election campaigns in Germany:
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||09/14/2009||5||1||-||23|
|Give me Liberty or Give me Nachos
So I was having a look around RedState... I know, I know, low hanging fruit. But as a non-frequenter of the right side of the blogosphere, I wanted to see if it was as big a fever swamp as people ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||05/20/2009||20||5||-||1|
|Irish Government imposes massive cuts; Irish people respond
I'm interested in global responses to the financial crisis enveloping the globe, to see how it is affecting people not just in the US and UK, but also in other nations, and how other governments are ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||02/22/2009||17||27||2||212|
|Anyone who mentions Mark Twain will be snarked.
This is my first diary on Daily Kos; it's not my first written, I have one about the wildcat strikes in Britain that took place in early 2009 in my drafts, but I'm nowhere near happy about that. I'm ...
|Freshly Squeezed Cynic||02/18/2009||45||19||-||54|
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