Crossposted on the frontpages of My Left Wing and Smirking Chimp
This is my first of a series of diaries about prisoners murdered by US forces. It will tell the story of an Iraqi man who died hanging by his cuffed wrists from a door frame, gagged, and beaten to ...
I've avoided watching the debates until now because I saw them as little more than exercises in media manipulation. This time, I wanted to watch the Republican debate just to hear the other ...
Yesterday nyceve wrote an impassioned diary about the villainy of the health insurance companies. http://www.dailykos.com/story/
[UPDATE: this post is on a dark, dark subject. I always seem to write dark material. So, to counterbalance this - here's a shorter, very upbeat post ...
Separation of church and state is a huge issue to me as a liberal Democratic voter. To me, it is perhaps the most grievous issue facing our country today, because the notion of a theocracy and the ...
I wish there was a way that everybody here could spend a few minutes with my friend George. George is an African-American male in his mid-70's who speaks with a booming voice and palpable moral ...
Among other jobs, I am the Battalion Interpreter manager, which means I spend part of my day talking to our Iraqi interpreters, arranging who goes on what missions, who lives in what room, ...
Frankenoid mentioned in the tip jar to A little bit special: On the short bus with autism that she and I are interested in a series ...
Well, yeah...you do have to try. Really hard, as a matter of fact. And, as with other addictions, if you don't really want to quit, then you're probably not going to succeed in kicking the habit ...