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Maybe The Best Response to Racism in the History of Sports
(Okay, maybe not the entire history of sports, with the heroic actions of Jesse Owens, Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby, Jack Johnson, Althea Gibson and so many others who paved the way for the ...
newinfluence 04/28/2014 134 161 3 -
Hey Mitt Romney... Shut the @*#% Up
After yet another Mitt Romney appearance on this morning's Meet the Press, I feel the need to get this quick rant off my chest. Hey Mitt Romney... Shut up. Just shut the eff up already. No one ...
newinfluence 02/16/2014 258 404 7 -
(Not) Defending the ACA on MoJoe
With friends like these, who needs grandstanding Republicans? This morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe , the show hosted the President and CEO of Mayo Clinic, Dr. John Noseworthy, to have a discussion ...
newinfluence 09/24/2013 5 7 - -
BREAKING: School Shooting in Texas
Just in: it is being reported that multiple people have been shot at a Harris County, TX college. Early reports suggest that the gunman is in custody. More to come as available... 2:11 PM EST : ...
newinfluence 01/22/2013 379 138 - -
BREAKING: Clarence Thomas Speaks
A short diary about a short comment... Breaking his six year streak of silence, Justice Clarence Thomas today uttered his first words during argument since 2006... to tell a joke. According to ...
newinfluence 01/14/2013 65 25 - -
Nailpolishgate: Ann Romney 'Nicks' Michelle Obama's New Nail Color
OHIO (CFNS- Completely Frivolous News Service) -- In a story that has absolutely no bearing on anything, thereby making it a sure pickup by the national media, video evidence has surfaced this ...
newinfluence 09/09/2012 46 15 - 620
Can We Please Stop With the "Magic Underwear" Jokes?
Sometime last week, I was perusing through the comments section on another site, and came across a comment that has stuck with me. It was written by someone who I've figured out from following his ...
newinfluence 08/25/2012 234 22 1 511
KosAbility: Dealing with Difficult Days
The alarm clock isn't set to go off for another two hours, but here you are, awake, far too early. You knew from the second that you began to stir that this was going to be one of "those" days. A ...
newinfluence 08/08/2012 72 42 1 211
Really, Mitt Romney. Really!?
I had to pinch myself this morning to make sure I wasn't dreaming. After all, no national candidate, let alone the freaking Republican Nominee for President, could actually triple flip on an issue ...
newinfluence 08/01/2012 17 15 - 198
Steele Admits GOP Lies
On today's Hardball, guest hosted by Michael Smerconish, former RNC Chair Michael Steele admitted that while they do know the truth, Republican pols have been seeking to mislead the public about the ...
newinfluence 07/03/2012 9 20 - 286
KosAbility: Leaving on a Jet Plane (and Wheelchair)
Picture a setting sun over the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Or the sparkling of sunlight as it blankets a snowy mountainside. Imagine gathering with distant loved ones around a holiday table. ...
newinfluence 05/02/2012 17 30 - 135
KosAbility: Not the Diary I Planned to Write (or Reality and the Ryan Budget)
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, who love someone ...
newinfluence 04/04/2012 28 33 - 167
Fox's COPS and the Trayvon Martin Case
Tonight's COPS on the Fox Network couldn't have been aired on a more timely night. The third segment dealt with a neighborhood dispute between a woman who claimed she was the victim of aggravated ...
newinfluence 03/31/2012 4 22 - 213
Profiles in (Lack of) Courage
An exercise in hidden meanings and realities... Mitt Romney - handsome, square-jawed and at least 40% human oid - has been displaying yet again why he is the undisputed King of the Squishies GOP ...
newinfluence 03/06/2012 1 1 - 31
Rick Santorum Shows Real Class... Warfare
After having survived the entirety of GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum's victory   concession fundraising incessant and rambling speech following his primary losses in Michigan and ...
newinfluence 02/29/2012 1 - - 48
Romney Accuses Obama of Telling "Tall Tales"
I almost had one of those life-changing moments this morning. No, not one of those feel-good times in life that one looks back upon fondly. I'm talking about one of those moments when you burn your ...
newinfluence 01/24/2012 10 8 - 106
Republican Primaries and the Art of Lying
I am struck this primary season by the ease with which candidates play outside the bounds of truth. Rhetorical flourish - even excess - is to be expected in the political arena, but what is new in ...
newinfluence 01/12/2012 3 2 - 28
CNN.COM Needs You to Correct Its OWS Coverage NOW!!!
CNN.com is running one of their "iReport" features, where they rely on ordinary people- that's us- to become virtual reporters. Cool, right? Not necessarily. We've all seen the efforts to ...
newinfluence 11/05/2011 8 11 - 136
For Ms Coulter- Things Liberals Fear More Than A Black Conservative
I've seen the clip of Ann Coulter reacting to the Politico piece about Herman Cain for the 100th time, and I got an idea. I thought it might be fun to see what things Kossacks found more fear-...
newinfluence 11/01/2011 26 6 - 200
Was Rick Perry Drunk Friday Night?
Okay. I don't want to make an accusation that can't be proven one way or the other. Having said that, I don't know WHAT to say about the delivery of Rick Perry's Friday night Manchester, NH speech. ...
newinfluence 10/30/2011 18 9 - 394
Letter to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
After pulling out of his planned speech at Wharton School of Business because of a "misunderstanding" of the general admission seating policy, his camp released what he would have said to a ...
newinfluence 10/21/2011 14 6 - 101
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