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|Latest Right-Wing Meme: Greeks Self-Inflicting HIV for Government Benefits
Rush Limbaugh , The Daily Caller , The Blaze , ...
|Michigan Police Officer Admits to Disseminating Humiliating Videos of Mentally-Ill Black Man
I searched the tags and didn't see a diary about this already: there's been a disturbing story developing in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe Park .At least one Grosse Pointe Park police officer ...
|Iran Nuclear Deal Reportedly Reached
Important update, The New York Times has some vague details of the emerging deal : After marathon talks that finally ended early Sunday morning, the United States and five other world powers ...
|Handcuffed 17-year-old shot dead while in back of police car
There's a tragic and conflicting story developing in Durham, North Carolina. According to their police department, a teenager in their custody for trespassing, somehow shot himself while handcuffed ...
|Let's remember to thank David Waldman today
It's easy to be extremely cynical about the political process and its ability to make the lives of the 99% actually better. But every once in a while an everyday citizen works really hard to ...
|Texans "volunteer" to take women to abortion clinics...only to take them to church instead
This really alarmed us this morning. Just one reminder that getting an abortion in Texas can be very dangerous. pic.twitter.com/bdHCZ3F3lM — Fund Texas Women (@FundTexasWomen) November 10, 2013 In ...
|Michael Hayden bashes Obama in interview, demanding anonymity...while riding Acela train!!
From the " you can't make this shit up " file: Former National Security Agency director Michael Hayden is more used to being the one listening in on conversations than the one being eavesdropped on ...
|Teacher survives multiple tours in Afghanistan...to be shot in Nevada classroom today
This is just incredibly sad , not that it's likely to change anything... A student opening fire with a handgun he took from his parents. Screaming students running for cover. A teacher, trying to ...
|Ohio expanding Medicaid for 275,000 residents
Great Mixed news from Republican controlled Ohio: they're not attempting to sabotage Obamacare by screwing its residents and rejecting federal funds to expand medicaid . But they are using the new ...
|David Corn collecting Obamacare stories on Twitter...You should read them
Over on twitter David Corn has started re-tweeting people's positive experiences with Obamacare so far, and we should make sure people (i.e. the media) know about it. My neighbor, 2 heart attacks ,
|Boy, 15, kills himself after facing charges for streaking
The link to the original story no longer seems to be working, here's a different one . --- Yet another tragedy caused by our legal "justice" system :Christian Adamek, 15, hanged himself Wednesday ...
|Obamacare manipulators Papa John's, Applebee's see their reputation plummet
Great news: the people trying to hurt their workers instead of providing them health insurance, and using Obamacare as an excuse, have seen drastic drops in their brand's reputation . According to ...
|Yes, Ari Fleischer is this stupid
This happened : Question to @gov : how come @BarackObama 's last tweet was more than 140 characters? Does he play by different rules??? — Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) September 24, ...
|Good news: Christie to sign 'gay-conversion' therapy ban
Well, as they say, even a broken clock gets the time right twice a day : Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New ...
|Russia: Snowden was never here
The mystery continues... Russia's foreign minister has said the surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden never crossed the border into Russia, deepening the mystery over his suspected flight from ...
|Dog almost killed for being "gay"
Seriously this happened :A dog in Tennessee is going to lose his life today because of suspicions that he is gay. As explained by Examiner.com, "According to the prior owner, the dog was seen '...
|Father accidentally shoots 7 year old son
No, ready access to guns couldn't have anything to do with this :A seven-year-old boy was shot to death by his father on Saturday in the parking lot of a gun store in western Pennsylvania in an ...
|The Rotting Conservative Mind
Yesterday The Blaze posted a story about Anderson Cooper with the following image: With a brief explanation: On his talk show Tuesday, Cooper said he was in Portugal ...
|OK Supreme Court Stops Abortion Restrictions
Some welcome news :Oklahoma laws requiring women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound image placed in front of them while they hear a description of the fetus and that ban off-label use of ...
|Man with 51 IQ held for 30 years without proper trial
Former Death Row Inmate Imprisoned for 30 Years in Texas With No Conviction :A former death row inmate with intellectual disabilities has languished in the Texas prison system for over 30 years ...
|Anti-abortion zealot Phill Kline facing disbarment
Finally, sort of. Last week former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline was brought before their State Supreme Court :Whether former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline will keep his state law ...
|FBI "Whistle-blower" with wingnut "worldview" revealed
So now we know the FBI agent who leaked sensitive information about the ongoing cyber stalking investigation of Jill Kelley to Eric Cantor. Yeah, this guy :Later, the agent became convinced — ...
|Michael Hastings disrupts Petraeus Worship
Via Crooks and Liars :
|Tales of GOP in Austerity: Paul Ryan
What's fact, what's fiction? If you're a Master of the Universe, you decide! It's the second chapter of Tales of GOP Living with Austerity . Paul Ryan as a Young Man Paul Ryan's ...
|Tales of GOP living with Austerity: Sarah Palin
Profiles of Republicans living with Austerity Hello, and welcome to what I hope is a regular installment of fact filled posts about the captains of industry, masters of the universe, and very ...
|Surprise! Kangaroo Court recommends Bradley Manning be tried for "aiding the enemy"
Well, no real surprise here : Lt. Col. Paul Almanza's recommendation to try Pfc. Bradley ...
|Bengals vs. Texans Open Thread
Who else excited about the big game? Should be a close one judging by their previous match. Will Foster be enough with the Texans down to their 3rd string QB? Will Dalton and Green be able to ...
|Santorum's Horrifying Vision for Women
Santorum: When I was leading the charge on partial birth abortion,
|Xenophobes' ugly agenda exposed in Maryland
Just how disgusting are these people ? The red and white placards ...
|Santorum: Social Security in "big trouble" because of Women
This is what one presumptive presidential candidate of the Republican party ...
|Wikileaks Reader: An Index
Other Wikileaks Resources: WL Central Greg Mitchell ...
|Wikileaks Reader: Pushback part 2
Ok, sorry if this diary is a little disorganized, I will be making an index shortly so that it is easier to better navigate these Wikileaks ...
|Wikileaks Reader: Pushback part 1
Ok, sorry if this diary is a little disorganized, I will be making an index shortly so that it is easier to better navigate these Wikileaks ...
|Wikileaks Reader: Bradley Manning
Back to Wikileaks Reader Index In this diary:
|Big Gay Victories
Effort To Ban Gay Marriage In Iowa Fails : State Senator Jeff Danielson, a Democrat from Waterloo, told ...
|Wikileaks Reader: HBGary + ChamberLeaks
Back to the Wikileaks Reader Index In this Diary: ...
|Awww, Glenn Beck's "Liberty Coin" huckster found guilty
Remember the "monetary architect" Bernard Von Nothaus who Glenn Beck interviewed on CNN? Well it took a jury just 2 hours last week to find our intrepid Von Nothaus ...
|70-year-old stoned for being gay? (or for money?)
Homophobic rhetoric couldn't have nothing to do with this : Authorities in Delaware County say a 70-...
|Former SoS Warren Christopher has passed...
We lost a great man and diplomat yesterday, he was 85 and suffered from kidney and bladder cancer. Condolences to his family and friends. ...
|Remembering Rosie Jimenez: First Victim of the Hyde Amendment
Rosie Jimenez was a poor ...
|Government Subsidies for the Rich: Tax Expenditures
Every year the Government doles out billions of dollars to the wealthiest Americans that our corporate owned media never talks about: itemized deductions for property taxes, mortgage interests, ...
|Diary Guide to Formatting, Linking, Images, Embedding, and Tables
Ok, I know many users already know how to format their diaries and add images etc., but for every one else this is a guide to making your diary look like the pros. First thing to remember is ...
|Woman pulls plow until she miscarries
Yes, it's another sad story from a time when abortion was illegal, a time some would take us back to:
|Obama: Fox assures me hens are safe
Ok, obviously there's a lot going on in the world right now between ...
|Iowa Woman Jailed for Thinking about an Abortion
Sounds far-fetched, right? Well it isn't. The anti-choice zealots aren't content to limiting a woman's access to safe and legal abortion,
|Does anyone else notice a pattern?
I'm sure you do: Republican governance is a man-made disaster that the public fails to learn from and must be reminded every so often by an unmitigated disaster that results from their short-sighted "
|13-year-old, denied treatment and abortion, left paralyzed for life
That's the sad story of L.C. :L.C., the young woman in the video, lives in poverty in ...
|Anonymous to target Defense Officials responsible for torture of Manning
I know this has been mentioned before , but ...
|Eco Roundup 3.8.11
Wall Street Journal poll: Most popular spending cut is subsidies for new nuclear plants :
|NE Woman denied abortion, forced to watch baby die
Please, if anyone is still reading this, check out this diary And Then He Died by gratis4 about being denied the ...
|Wikileaks Reader: Video and Radio Resources
Ok, this is a collection of videos and radio programs on Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning etc. as an organization. It is hoped to be a resource to those of us wanting to now more about ...
|Report: 4 WI Repub Senators Wavering...
Greg Sargent: Are Wisconsin Republicans preparing to break with Walker? (h/...
|"Get an abortion or leave"
That's the stark choice many pregnant teenagers are faced with. Here's one such heartbreaking story from Project Voice , ...
|NYT: Gathering Firewood, 9 Afghan Boys Killed by NATO Helicopters
Sigh, and one wonders why "they hate us" ?Nine boys collecting firewood to heat their ...
|13-year-old self-aborts using pencil
If it were up to Republicans and their anti-choice agenda horrific stories like this would become ...
|Wikileaks Informationthread: The Movie
It looks like Dreamworks have bought the rights to Inside WikiLeaks: My Time ...
|Greenwald on our Media's Subservience to Power
Sunday, Glenn Greenwald wrote a great article on the media's reaction ...
|DEMOCRAT Rush Holt beats Watson at Jeopardy
In case you needed proof that Democrats are indeed intellectually ...
|If only Bradley Manning had...
If only Bradley Manning had stayed silent while Iraqi detainees were whipped across the back with a large rod ...
|Now is not the time for pooties
There's a lot going on in the world right now and we can't allow ourselves to become ...
|Anonymous to target Koch
Important update: It seems to have begun! Try visiting Americans for Destitution (h/...
|Army Deploys Psy-Ops on U.S. Senators
I didn't see this mentioned here yet, but Rolling Stone's Michael Hastings has another blockbuster report up on the Army's use of Psy-Ops on American Senators such as John McCain and Al Franken.
|Wikileaks Information Thread: Assange to be Extradited
For previous Wikileaks Information Threads check out cedar park's diaries.
|Wikileaks Information Thread
From Cedar Park's last thread, 63 , CP directed us to the WikiLeaks ...
|No Rec'd Diaries on Mid-East Protests?
Sure Daily Kos 4 and cute kittens are exciting, but lets not forget those risking their lives to finally bring freedoms to a region that seems perpetually mired in oppression. Of course there is the ...
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|Let's remember Bradley Manning today, tomorrow, and the next...
Right now Bradley Manning sits in isolation 23 hours a day and has so for nearly 7+ months now.
|I'd settle for a top tax rate of 36%
Contrary to popular belief we live in a time of unprecedented wealth and prosperity. Let's stop pretending our country need run huge deficits to pay for things like quality eduction, universal ...
|What SB 1070 looks like (video)
I apologize for the brevity of this "diary" but didn't see this video mentioned on the front page or another diary (update: it is in this recommended ...
|Vitter's Oil Spill Solution: More Presidential Photo Ops
Heather has a great post over at Crooks and Liars regarding Senator David Vitters comments on Fox ...
|Lieberman's Contribution to the Democratic Party
Ever since Al Gore made the mistake of giving Joe Lieberman a greater taste of power he can't let go. Putting politics above the principles of Democracy, he continues to con his way into powerful ...
|How ignorant is Sarah Palin?
Sarah Palin continues giving interviews to only the friendliest of "journalists" , after ...
|The modern day Republican Party
(Cross posted at Watership Down ) The majority of Americans have rejected the "conservative" idealogy that has brought us needless wars, ...
|McCain running as panderer in chief
(cross posted at Watership Down ) "
|Food not Bombs meeting in Flagstaff
Today we held our first Food Not Bombs feeding at Thorpe Park on a beautiful day in Flagstaff, AZ. We hope to meet every Sunday and ...
|Why a 50 state strategy matters
Arizona's First Congressional District has only elected one Democrat, for one term, in the last 56 years . But with ...
|Let's support Bernie Sanders bailout bill
While many of us are wringing our hands in frustration at the thought of entering the next Great Depression, Vermont's Senator Bernie Sanders ...
|The Right Liars
What's the greatest form of flattery ? I don't know, I'm just a dumb rabbit, so I think it's flattery: Daily ...
|Trickle down economics explained
There he ...
|What more can I say
Sarcasm changes nothing. Snark elects nobody. Let's not express the anger and frustration we've felt the last eight years in sarcasm and snark. Let's express it in action: ...
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|Updated: Let's tell Biden to stop praising McCain
Our vice presidential nominee is making victory in November less likely the more he continues to praise our opponent John McCain. The McCain campaign wants this election to be about personality, ...
|Obama demeans his own intelligence and party
Yesterday I proudly voted for Barack Obama and since I didn't register in time to vote in my new state in 2006, that will make 3 elections in a row that I have been able to vote for a very ...
|Brace yourself for Black History Month
The article can be found online here . ---------------------------------------------------- Admittedly, it must be hard to write ...
|I care about the primaries
While I agree that pointless, 1-2 paragraph diaries spewing common wisdom make me as nauseous as the next Kossack (as does endless speculation), but having penned my ...
|Please, no Obama or Hillary
I'm from Illinois and voted for Barack Obama in the primaries and Senator in 2004 (would gladly do it again) and felt his election was just about the brightest result of the otherwise dismal ...
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|Digest this: Portabellas||fiver||11/14/2006||39||14||7||168|
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