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Conservative site advocates raising the minimum wage!
I'm sure that that got your attention! I don't think that that's what the author intended, but whether he doesn't realize it, or it's simply that a stopped clock is right twice a day, the piece ...
rlk 08/31/2014 6 7 - -
It's time to call the House Republicans what they are: terrorists
This diary will be short. If a group of people threatened to destroy the US economy unless they got what they want, what would we call them? Most likely we'd refer to them as terrorists. We ...
rlk 09/21/2013 42 11 1 -
It's time to have this discussion
I'm simply pissed at yet another mass shooting like this, and it's well past time to start actually doing something about it. I found this good piece about guns and mass shootings in the US, and ...
rlk 12/14/2012 2 4 - -
Just what are "conservative values", anyway?
A friend of mine who considers herself to be conservative commented on Facebook today that "'Conservative' Movies Make More Money Than 'Liberal' Movies" (based on http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/...
rlk 02/18/2012 119 105 3 908
What do we want to call the PPACA?
The right wing has been trying to tag the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with the derisive (in their view) moniker of "Obamacare". Well, why not turn it around and beat them at their ...
rlk 01/20/2012 6 1 - 39
PROTECT IP/SOPA is worse than Kos said
In this diary , Kos noted that PROTECT IP/SOPA could destroy ...
rlk 11/28/2011 65 228 14 1259
Is Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) a closet single payer supporter?
One incoming Republican representative, Joe Walsh, is declining the health insurance offered to members of Congress, according ...
rlk 01/05/2011 9 2 - 106
David Frum admits bipartisanship was doomed to failure
David Frum just posted a most interesting blog entry, simply entitled Waterloo , in which he admits that the Republican strategy of refusal to ...
rlk 03/21/2010 37 10 - 22
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is an issue of NATIONAL SECURITY!!!
I am getting really, really fed up with the Republicans' constant hammering of us on spurious issues of national security. I think it's time we turned the tables on them on a real issue of national ...
rlk 02/02/2010 78 15 - 48
Further thoughts on a public health care option
I started writing this as a comment to k charles weeda's excellent diary , but it quickly ...
rlk 01/01/2010 1 - - 50
Strategic and tactical reasons to pass health care ASAP (UPDATED: fix links and a few other changes)
In this diary, I discuss some strategic and tactical reasons why I believe it essential to pass and sign any kind of reasonably good health care bill (which I believe, with a few exceptions, the ...
rlk 12/25/2009 12 11 - 68
President Obama Has it Right: It's Universal Health Care That Matters, Not Whose Ideas!
I'm feeling frustrated with people who insist that the health care bill has to have a public option or a single payer, and that we should reject it if it doesn't. In my opinion, they couldn't be ...
rlk 09/10/2009 10 2 - 16
Boston Health Care Rally Sept. 7, 2009 UPDATED
We had a fine health care rally in Boston today, sponsored by Health Care for America NOW! , starting at the gazebo on the Common followed by a ...
rlk 09/07/2009 26 21 1 80
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