Posting History for The Baculum King
|Could We Slow Down the Cyber Lynch Mob Just a Little?
Think about what we know about the death of Michael Brown. Actually, we know very damned little. We know a man is dead, Michael Brown, shot by a police officer with the smallest digital footprint ...
|The Baculum King||08/17/2014||476||18||2||-|
|Is This Darren Wilson's Version?
I am cognizant that this is from a right-wing radio show, so pointing that out really isn't necessary. Link “He pulled up ahead of them. And then he got a call-in that there was a strong-arm ...
|The Baculum King||08/15/2014||29||4||-||-|
|95% of Republican House Districts are Majority White
I think this must have gotten missed in all the excitement (if it has been Diaried I couldn't find it), but the results of Republican gerrymandering are startling: 221 of 234 House districts ...
|The Baculum King||08/14/2014||22||21||1||-|
|Tear Gas Fired, News Crews Ordered Out/ Fired At (Rubber Bullets?)
A Fox News station's Twitter Feed Link Looks like the feed is dead, sorry. Trying another feed ...
|The Baculum King||08/13/2014||27||10||1||-|
|So, How Many Agencies have "FOIA Denial Officer" as Job Titles?
Ran across this at Reason (yes, I go everywhere) and found it interesting: The latest from the "most transparent administration in history," a letter in response to a Freedom of Information Act (...
|The Baculum King||08/13/2014||3||12||1||-|
|Splitting the Republican Vote in South Carolina
I don't follow S.C. nearly closely enough to know the significance of this: COLUMBIA, SC — Onetime Republican Thomas Ravenel officially is running for the U.S. Senate again, this time as a ...
|The Baculum King||08/07/2014||3||3||-||-|
|"We Tortured Some Folks" My Ass
I can't speak for everybody here at DailyKos, and won't presume to try, but I CAN state without reservation I didn't torture some folks. I didn't refrain from torturing some folks because of my ...
|The Baculum King||08/02/2014||63||28||2||-|
|Ebola Coming to the U.S. This Weekend! Everybody's Gonna Die!
Okay, so that Title is CNNesque... (CNN) -- The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will ...
|The Baculum King||08/01/2014||33||12||-||-|
|Well, Now, That's a Mite Peculiar
Speaking of sticky wickets... Faith Bronson is a 34 year old woman who was recently attacked by her mentally unstable boyfriend Ross Bonaddio. Bonaddio had assaulted and kidnapped her, and was ...
|The Baculum King||07/29/2014||13||5||1||-|
|The Red Cross Has "Trade Secrets"?
A weird one from Propublica: Just how badly does the American Red Cross want to keep secret how it raised and spent over $300 million after Hurricane Sandy? The charity has hired a fancy law firm ...
|The Baculum King||06/26/2014||41||29||1||-|
|WRITE IN CHRIS! A Summer Craft Project
With the Teabaggers in Mississippi foaming at the mouth slightly more than usual after Thad Cochran won the run-off with Democratic help, trying anything their lawyers can bill for to overturn the ...
|The Baculum King||06/26/2014||8||4||-||-|
|Yes Virginia, There Is Real Vote Fraud
A Wisconsin insurance executive and Republican donor was charged with voting illegally more than a dozen times in four elections. The Journal-Sentinel reported that 50-year-old Robert Monroe was ...
|The Baculum King||06/24/2014||11||34||-||-|
|Tuesday is National Take a Camera to Mississippi Day!
By the Power Granted to Me by Absolutely Nobody I Hereby Declare Tuesday, June 24 to be National Take a Camera to Mississippi Day. As Jed Lewison points out here , by way of the NYT, McDaniels' ...
|The Baculum King||06/23/2014||27||15||1||-|
|Edward Snowden to Germany?
Spiegel Online has an interesting article about efforts to bring Snowden to Germany to testify before an investigative committee of the Bundestag . Snowden will only do so if the German government ...
|The Baculum King||06/16/2014||17||15||1||-|
|The Last Human to Hear About Cantor Losing?
I know that Eric Cantor losing his Primary, his seat and his position as House Majority Leader has been a fairly obscure, little-mentioned story since Tuesday, but... A sitting U.S. Senator, a ...
|The Baculum King||06/13/2014||18||12||-||-|
|Obama Caught Giving Weapons to the Taliban!
Mr. President, trading Taliban prisoners we would have to release soon anyway for an American prisoner is one thing, but just giving the same group that was holding that American high-tech American ...
|The Baculum King||06/13/2014||18||14||-||-|
|The Black Lesbian Vegans for Climate Justice Endorse Thad Cochran
As Executive Director of The Black Lesbian Vegans for Climate Justice (TBLVCJ) I am proud to announce that, by unanimous vote of our membership, we heartily endorse Senator Thad Cochran in his ...
|The Baculum King||06/12/2014||29||8||-||-|
|Daily Kos Should Endorse Thad Cochran
With the Rethuglican run-off coming, it's high time Daily Kos officially takes a position in this important race and endorses the incumbent, Republican Thad Cochran, for the Rethuglican nomination ...
|The Baculum King||06/05/2014||17||7||-||-|
|Obama Admin Brings Alleged Deserter to Justice Through 'Extraordinary Extradition'
Folks are looking at this Bergdahl thing all wrong. In the quest to uphold the Uniform Code of Military Justice the Obama Administration, using the little-known legal doctrine of "Extraordinary ...
|The Baculum King||06/04/2014||5||9||-||-|
|What in the Sheep-Dippin' Hell Are They Hiding?
A routine request in Florida for public records regarding the use of a surveillance tool known as stingray took an extraordinary turn recently when federal authorities seized the documents before ...
|The Baculum King||06/04/2014||82||201||2||-|
|The Most Diabolical Political Mind of the 20th Century Revealed
On January 5, 1949, President Harry S. Truman delivered his Fair Deal proposal to a Joint Session of Congress. Truman described the United States as a society that is “conservative about the ...
|The Baculum King||05/23/2014||7||8||-||-|
|McConnell Campaign Can't Tell Duke from Kentucky?
Nothing profound here, just funny... FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Sen. Mitch McConnell's latest campaign video hit all the necessary Kentucky high points: horse racing, bluegrass - and Duke basketball? ...
|The Baculum King||03/25/2014||13||9||-||-|
|Spam Spam Spam Spam Spam Spam and Spam
Okay, so I couldn't resist the Title... All of the hogs inside the confinement near Jackson, Minnesota, just north of the Iowa state line and on the headwaters of the Des Moines River, would be ...
|The Baculum King||03/22/2014||21||12||-||-|
|Obamacare's Devastating Impact on Corporate America Begins
Everybody knew ACA was going to ravage corporate America, especially the much-loved insurance sector, and it has clearly begun: WellPoint Inc. (WLP:US), the second-largest U.S. health insurer in ...
|The Baculum King||03/21/2014||16||36||1||-|
|Today, I Wish I Believed in Hell
The concept of Hell, in one form or another, is likely as old as boogie-men, and served (serves) the same purpose: something to scare rubes and children with. Worked on me until I was about 9. I ...
|The Baculum King||03/21/2014||10||6||-||-|
|The Shooting Starts in Crimea
Everything has to start somewhere: A Ukrainian serviceman reportedly was shot and killed and another wounded by masked assailants who stormed a base in Crimea's main city of Simferopol, hours after ...
|The Baculum King||03/18/2014||11||6||-||-|
|Well, We're Down to Witch Doctors to Find the Plane
If technology fails you, try something simple: Malaysian officials, already struggling with their public images after a jetliner with 239 people on board went missing, have been further embarrassed ...
|The Baculum King||03/14/2014||43||15||-||-|
|Do You Really WANT James Inhofe Chairing Environment?
I understand that periodic pie fights are a staple here, and I suppose that's fine if it turns your crank, but a lot of thought and energy is being pissed away while some truly bad shit looms as ...
|The Baculum King||03/12/2014||18||24||-||-|
|Nobody Would Dump Fracking Wastewater in the Ocean, Right?
One of the many problems with fracking is safely getting rid of the contaminated water it generates. So, obviously, offshore fracking operations would have to make provisions for handling the large ...
|The Baculum King||02/27/2014||13||29||-||-|
|"Obama has released the homo demons" Well, Finally!
A sign in front of a church in Harlem, N.Y. led by a polarizing and controversial anti-gay pastor is not only making its rounds on the Internet, but raising quite a few eyebrows along the way. ...
|The Baculum King||02/27/2014||34||10||-||-|
|Eric Holder Hospitalized and Released
Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized for several hours Thursday after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath at work, the Justice Department said. Holder was taken to a Washington ...
|The Baculum King||02/27/2014||3||4||-||-|
|Attention NSA/GCHQ: I'm Available for Douchebaggery
Since I just lost my shitty job for failing a urine test (they wanted accuracy, I went for distance) I find myself available for general douchebaggery on behalf of any shadowy governmental agencies ...
|The Baculum King||02/24/2014||10||8||-||-|
|When Republicans Attack... Republicans
Talk about a no-lose proposition for sane people: The Senate Conservatives Fund released a devastating new web ad on Wednesday portraying Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as a bully ...
|The Baculum King||02/12/2014||6||11||-||-|
|Great Editorial "How the NSA Threatens National Security"
Everybody probably already saw this, but Bruce Schneier had a brilliant editorial in The Atlantic . Our choice isn't between a digital world where the agency can eavesdrop and one where it cannot; ...
|The Baculum King||01/08/2014||2||12||-||-|
|The Synergy of Ignorance, Squared
Ignorance is curable, being simply a lack of education. All of us are ignorant, about different things. Many on the left are ignorant about guns (as I've notoriously said before), I think in large ...
|The Baculum King||11/28/2013||5||18||-||-|
|Want to Die Slowly, Mangled Beyond Recognition? Updated
Many of you have seen most of this before, some ad nauseum ; feel free to skip to the bottom for what I've learned in the last year. Everybody else read the whole damned thing, we need live voters.
|The Baculum King||11/10/2013||162||219||18||-|
|Want to Honor Veterans? Move Veterans Day
Veterans have certainly come up in the world since I first qualified back in '83, when dinosaurs still roamed the Earth. Back then we were largely invisible, culturally and politically. No more. Now ...
|The Baculum King||11/08/2013||14||18||-||-|
|Is the IRS Completely Stupid?
Okay, I realize that the IRS processes a LOT of tax returns every year, but DAMN! The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in ...
|The Baculum King||11/07/2013||23||13||-||-|
|Why Are Teabaggers Hateful? It's Science
Just ran across the best (and scariest) explanation for why American politics has gotten so much more divisive than it has been since shortly after what some of us in the South refer to as The Late ...
|The Baculum King||11/03/2013||65||80||5||-|
|Is CISPA Coming Back?
Apparently. This summer, when Edward Snowden dropped his bombshell about PRISM, the NSA's vast Internet spying program, the House had recently passed a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing ...
|The Baculum King||10/24/2013||5||9||-||-|
|Bank of America Found Guilty of Fraud
Bank of America was found liable for fraud on Wednesday over defective mortgages sold by its Countrywide unit, a major win for the U.S. government in one of the few trials stemming from the ...
|The Baculum King||10/23/2013||11||29||-||-|
|Credit Union in TSA Headquarters Building Robbed
No, this is not from The Onion , although it could be... A branch of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, located conveniently in the same building that houses the Transportation Security ...
|The Baculum King||10/23/2013||7||15||2||-|
|Can We Please Have a "Smite" Button?
I understand the risk of abuse, honest I do, but these Spam Diaries are pushing perfectly legit Diaries off the Recent List, to where issues that bear discussion may well not be seen by most Users. ...
|The Baculum King||10/22/2013||142||121||1||-|
|Can You Heal Me Now? Verizon to Fix ACA Website?
Okay, so that Title was obvious and childish. Sue me. WASHINGTON — The international telecommunications company Verizon has been tasked with helping the government fix the federal health exchange,
|The Baculum King||10/22/2013||8||9||-||-|
|J P Morgan Nearing Record $13-Billion Settlement
Looks like the Feds are about to make another deal: JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Justice Department have reached a tentative $13-billion (U.S.) settlement over the bank’s questionable mortgage ...
|The Baculum King||10/20/2013||12||14||-||-|
|Texas Textbook Publishers Say No To Creationism
What? Rationalism coming out of Texas? They got flying swine too? It appears that science is prevailing in the latest battle over Texas schoolbooks. Though earlier this year several of the state’...
|The Baculum King||10/19/2013||172||349||3||-|
|Monsanto Protection Act Dead?
Everybody is probably aware of and over this, but looks like a little-noticed benefit of the Teabaggers meltdown... Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) said Thursday that he removed the “Monsanto ...
|The Baculum King||10/18/2013||41||156||2||-|
|Seriously Cool Saturday Night Link
This has no discernible political impact, has nothing much to do with, really, anything, but it's Saturday night, I've got a few scotches in me and I stumbled across this , and found it cooler'n hell.
|The Baculum King||06/15/2013||35||55||2||-|
|Repeal the Odious &@))+>>*# Patriot Act!
No single piece of legislation in the history of this Country has stripped the American People of as much of THEIR Constitution as this unmitigated piece of shit. Hell, there really isn't even ...
|The Baculum King||06/08/2013||40||78||3||-|
|Syria Disappears (From the Internet)
I don't know if this actually means anything. If it means something, I don't know what. At around 18:45 UTC the OpenDNS resolvers saw a significant drop in traffic from Syria. On closer inspection,
|The Baculum King||05/07/2013||5||8||-||-|
|From the "You Can't Make This !+ Up" Files
The lieutenant colonel in charge of the Air Force’s sexual assault prevention and response branch was arrested Sunday in Arlington, Va., on suspicion of sexual battery. Irony was seen leaving the ...
|The Baculum King||05/06/2013||32||40||1||-|
|WTF?? EVERY Phone Call in the U.S. is Recorded?
The real capabilities and behavior of the US surveillance state are almost entirely unknown to the American public because, like most things of significance done by the US government, it operates ...
|The Baculum King||05/04/2013||357||225||11||-|
|What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Libertarian activist and radio host Adam Kokesh is hoping to get 1,000 people to march on Washington on July 4 — armed with loaded rifles. The plan, launched with a Facebook group today, is to ...
|The Baculum King||05/03/2013||18||20||1||-|
|BP's Gulf Oil Spill Was Worse Than You Thought
Everybody knows BP's spill was bad, but: An agonizing 87 days passed before the well was finally plugged on July 15. By then, 210 million gallons of Louisiana sweet crude had escaped into the Gulf ...
|The Baculum King||04/23/2013||100||216||-||-|
|Michael Morton's Prosecutor Arrested
Michael Morton served 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. That is, unfortunately, not nearly as unusual as "Justice" would imply. What is very unusual is that the former District ...
|The Baculum King||04/19/2013||85||276||3||-|
|Where There's a Will, There's a Way
A man armed with an axe has killed five girls and four women during a rampage in central India. The killings took place in Behratoli village in the remote state of Chhattisgarh, district police ...
|The Baculum King||04/05/2013||10||-||-||-|
|Maya Angelou: "I do like to have guns around"
In an interview with Time , which can be seen here , (sorry, embedding exceeds my skills), the poet states that she keeps guns for self defense and fired (twice) at (or toward) an intruder. ...
|The Baculum King||04/04/2013||55||13||-||-|
|And Now, For Something Completely Different: Cooking in a Beer Cooler
I stumbled across a method for cooking meat that requires only an Igloo-type cooler, a meat thermometer, a Zip-Lock bag and hot water. It's ridiculously simple and cooks meat PERFECTLY, evenly done ...
|The Baculum King||03/31/2013||19||15||3||-|
|It's Time for This Crap to Stop
Forfeiture laws in this Country have become, in my opinion, the single most corrupting influence on law enforcement, and it's past time it came to a screeching damned halt. Police in Moorhead, ...
|The Baculum King||03/19/2013||103||286||2||-|
|DHS Can Seize and Search Electronics Along Border "Just Because"??
Is Dick Cheney still hanging around Washington? The Department of Homeland Security’s civil rights watchdog has concluded that travelers along the nation’s borders may have their electronics ...
|The Baculum King||02/09/2013||142||112||2||-|
|The Hazards of Conflating "The NRA" With "Gun Owners"
Bill Clinton famously attributed the Democrats losing the House of Representatives in 1994 to the passage of the Assault Weapons Ban. Equally famously, numerous pundits and organizations have "...
|The Baculum King||01/22/2013||131||28||-||-|
|The Stunning Ignorance of Kossacks About Guns
Folks who have been around long enough will recognize this as a repost, but an awful lot of people have joined up since this was originally posted in July of 2007 (yes, there WAS a DailyKos before ya'
|The Baculum King||01/18/2013||848||191||9||-|
|Pop Quiz: How Many Executive Orders Did Obama Sign on Guns?
There has been much discussion of the Executive Orders President Obama issued to help the fight against gun violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings. To test your knowledge of current events,
|The Baculum King||01/17/2013||17||12||1||-|
|Jesus Christ on a Candy-Striped Crutch
I'm not allowed to swear in Diary Titles anymore (which severely cramps my ability to communicate), but this one really should be an exception... A Rockford man with several prior arrests, ...
|The Baculum King||01/14/2013||30||7||-||-|
|It Could Get VERY Ugly in Camden, Tennessee
By now everybody is familiar with the nutty CEO of Tactical Response of Camden, Tennessee. Or think they are. Camden is coincidentally located about 25 miles north of my home stomping ground (before ...
|The Baculum King||01/11/2013||507||210||7||-|
|Too Stupid to be Made Up
This Diary will likely violate several Rules and Community Norms for brevity and content, but... You have GOT to see the National Republican Campaign Commitee's response to calls for a trillion-...
|The Baculum King||01/09/2013||124||116||2||-|
|Something Has Changed, But What?
Like everyone else, I am dismayed at yet another senseless tragedy involving the innocent, and am groping for answers as to why shit like this happens. I've read many, but by no means all, of the ...
|The Baculum King||12/16/2012||315||150||12||-|
|Huge Wreck in Texas Involves 100 Vehicles
Want something to be thankful for?? You weren't in this ... BEAUMONT, Texas - At least two people were killed and as many as 120 injured in Thanksgiving pileups involving an estimated 100 cars on ...
|The Baculum King||11/22/2012||105||177||1||-|
|The Return of the (Baculum) King, or Want to Die Slowly, Mangled Beyond Recognition??
This Diary is a mash-up of several Diaries I've previously Posted here and decided to revisit with the coming of winter. The flatbed truck, loaded with steel pipe out of Chattanooga westbound for ...
|The Baculum King||11/15/2012||211||388||21||-|
Well, this will be my last Diary for a while, since I report to Federal Prison on Friday in Yazoo City. After last night, I'm not going to rehash the whole thing, suffice it to say that not only do ...
|The Baculum King||05/13/2009||786||286||26||281|
|Democrats, Call Their Goddamned Bluff!!
Republicans, acting like Republicans: At a hearing today with Attorney General Eric Holder, Republican members of a Senate Appropriations subcommittee suggested that any potential ...
|The Baculum King||05/07/2009||17||28||-||49|
|OK Energy Experts, Puzzle Me This
So, we are going to push hard to dramatically increase our production of renewable electricity from wind and solar, with the most productive areas for each being the Great Plains and the Southwest, ...
|The Baculum King||05/01/2009||59||18||-||24|
|President Obama, Nominate Bybee for SCOTUS
Okay, here's my cunning plan. If Justice Souter retires, President Obama should nominate the Honorable Jay Bybee of the Ninth Circuit as his replacement. To prepare for his confirmation hearings, ...
|The Baculum King||04/30/2009||33||4||-||7|
|WTF? This Swine Flu is a Hybrid??
So, we're hearing more and more about this "new" strain of swine flu, believed responsible for as many as 60 deaths in Mexico and prompting the closure of Mexico City's schools. It even made the ...
|The Baculum King||04/25/2009||160||38||1||21|
|David Duke Arrested in Czech Republic
I know that deriving pleasure from the misfortune of others is wrong; so sue me... Prague - The Czech police arrested David Duke, former leader of the Ku Klux Klan racist movement, in ...
|The Baculum King||04/24/2009||147||61||-||22|
|Torturers Won't be Prosecuted BECAUSE of Democrats' Complicity
Well, they slow-rolled the decisions not to prosecute anybody for the tortures committed in our names collectively, first ruling out the prosecution of the actual torturers (They thought it was legal)
|The Baculum King||04/19/2009||560||546||8||384|
|Spain is DOOMED: O'Reilly Threatens Boycott
Everybody's favorite dumbass is distraught, in a fair and balanced way, that Spain is considering criminal charges against former Bush Administration officials for participating in or authorizing ...
|The Baculum King||04/15/2009||72||15||1||18|
|You've Seen It Before; READ IT AGAIN DAMMIT!! (Redux)
This Diary is a mash-up of several Diaries I've previously Posted here and have been asked to revisit with the return of spring driving season The flatbed truck, ...
|The Baculum King||04/14/2009||444||558||73||143|
|Republicans in Charge are More Dangerous Than Guns
The latest senseless killings have renewed the hand-wringing over guns, with folks arguing in the same sentence that Democrats aren't trying to take anybody's guns but that they must do so to stop ...
|The Baculum King||04/06/2009||66||12||-||2|
|Gunophobes, Come Out of the Damned Closet
Another senseless mass killing, another round of irrational, politically-suicidal calls for gun bans or gun control. It's as predictable as the ground getting wet when it rains, as is the fact that ...
|The Baculum King||04/04/2009||185||14||11||18|
|Tax AIG Bonuses AND Political Contributions at 90%
We have all seen the bullshit exercise underway to paper over the wasted billions we've thrown at AIG by slapping a 90% tax rate on the paltry millions in bonuses being paid to the very people who ...
|The Baculum King||03/22/2009||44||7||-||9|
|Pakistan to Restore Chief Justice
Looks to be very good news... ISLAMABAD – Pakistan agreed Monday to reinstate a fired Supreme Court chief justice, a move that will help defuse a political crisis that has ...
|The Baculum King||03/15/2009||17||14||-||18|
|About Those "Solved" Anthrax Attacks
Remember the anthrax attacks that were instrumental in getting the PATRIOT Act passed, that were "solved" when the researcher the FBI had been fingering killed himself?? Not so much...
|The Baculum King||02/28/2009||29||36||2||30|
|Vanity Fair Hits the Bush Administration Out of the Park [Updated]
Vanity Fair frequently does some very good work, but they may have outdone themselves ...
|The Baculum King||02/15/2009||218||575||43||29|
|Want to Feel Much Better About the Economy??
I have a sure-fire cure for folks who are feeling threatened by the current economic crisis. You're worrying about the wrong shit. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Los Alamos nuclear weapons ...
|The Baculum King||02/12/2009||18||15||-||51|
|More Peanut Butter Lies Come Out
By now everybody knows that Peanut Corporation of America was lying about the rigged tests they arranged on their product, and actually shipped out product they knew had tested positive for ...
|The Baculum King||02/10/2009||36||28||-||107|
|The Natural Disaster Scheduled for July or August
Last week I ran down I-65 from Louisville to Nashville; for most of the 100 miles in Kentucky the shoulder of the road was an almost continuous wall of treetops that had been cut back just enough to ...
|The Baculum King||02/07/2009||55||32||-||19|
|IMF Says Advanced Economies Already in Depression
In my continuing quest to bring Kossacks all the good news there is: Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Advanced economies are already in a depression and the financial crisis may deepen unless ...
|The Baculum King||02/07/2009||36||24||-||16|
|Ice shelf collapse could shift axis of Earth, study says
A little good news to offset all the otherwise dismal shit around here: A new study from Toronto researchers suggests that the collapse of a large portion of the Antarctic ice sheet ...
|The Baculum King||02/05/2009||73||43||1||16|
|Peanut Corp. Plant in Texas Never Licensed or Inspected
Jesus, it really isn't safe to eat anything you don't grow or kill yourself: WASHINGTON (AP) — A peanut processing plant in Texas run by the same company blamed for a national ...
|The Baculum King||02/04/2009||30||22||-||17|
|President Obama's First Broken Promise??
I'm a big fan of doing what you say you'll do, along with the implied restriction such a policy imposes to not promise to do shit you may well be unable to do. On President Obama'...
|The Baculum King||01/30/2009||81||5||-||23|
|And So It Starts: New Firearm License Bill Introduced in House
One of the biggest reasons Democrats do so poorly in many rural areas of this Country is the NRA has convinced folks that the "Democrats want to take your guns away". Now comes the "Blair Holt's ...
|The Baculum King||01/23/2009||204||21||1||86|
|The Largest Gathering of Ghosts in Human History
I'm a pretty logical person, and don't much believe in ghosts and such, but will readily admit that I don't know everything. I've had only one "supernatural" experience in my life, in 1982 I was ...
|The Baculum King||01/17/2009||46||26||-||85|
|TVA Coal-ash Disaster the Small Tip of a Very Large Iceberg
By now most folks here know more than they ever wanted to know about coal-ash and TVA's spill in East Tennessee (an excellent overview of the hazards ...
|The Baculum King||01/06/2009||36||39||1||18|
|Obama Keeps 160 Political Appointees at Pentagon
I guess this is one of those "glass a third full/two-thirds empty" deals where it all depends on how you look at it... Despite keeping Defense Secretary Robert Gates in the Pentagon, ...
|The Baculum King||12/31/2008||110||23||-||17|
|Political Prosecutions and the Bush Administration
It is generally agreed by everyone who is not a Republican (and even some of them ) that politically-motivated prosecutions, like what Karl Rove's Justice Department did to Alabama Governor ...
|The Baculum King||12/27/2008||24||28||1||20|
|Tennessee Coal Sludge Spill 3X What Initially Reported [UPDATED]
By now anybody paying attention is aware of the massive spill of coal-ash sludge that took place in Roane County, Tennessee earlier this week, dumping a reported 1.7 million cubic yards of toxic ...
|The Baculum King||12/26/2008||199||230||6||65|
|President Obama: Fire Patrick Fitzgerald and Rehire Him
Mr. President, one of the first things you'll get upon your swearing in is a stack of resignation letters from all the U.S. Attorneys, standard procedure when changing Administrations. The very ...
|The Baculum King||12/20/2008||265||478||5||136|
|In a New York Minute (Everything Can Change)
I've never been entirely sure just how long a New York Minute actually is, most doin's by city folk being something of a mystery to me, but based on the context it's used in I always assumed it was ...
|The Baculum King||12/19/2008||76||42||1||33|
|Pennsylvania Avenue, Paved With Shoes
As related in the current Top-Rated Diary , an Iraqi journalist showed his appreciation for what Bush and his cronies ...
|The Baculum King||12/14/2008||66||19||1||17|
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- The opportunity to take the guitar to Jim presented itself today and I went for it. Jim lives in a care home way, Way, WAY outside of Atlanta. Miles and miles of 2-lane roads, and, of course, road ...71 comments 203 Recs
- Oblique view of crater shows an elevated rim but around a deep hole. This morphology is indicative of a methane explosion, not a meteorite impact or surface collapse into a sink hole.357 comments 575 Recs
- * Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . Note: This piece was originally titled, 'I left apoplectic four-thousand outrages ago.' I've replaced that title with a quote from Lawrence Lessig, whose TED ...329 comments 472 Recs
- Every time I read about what Big Fossil Fuel is doing, I am reminded of the scene in the movie "The Hunt for the Red October", when the executive officer of the Konovalov (an Alpha class ...87 comments 38 Recs
- This is going to be a short and sweet diary, because there is no point behind it beyond the obvious. Three days ago, diaries began going up about HRC running in 2016. In the days since, several of ...184 comments 237 Recs
- The President of the United States, George W. Bush, lied to the nation, lied to congress, and claimed to have evidence that was complete bullshit. Even in 2006 and 2007, I was having arguments ...418 comments 161 Recs
- People have asked me for years how to get a diary on that Rec List. They wonder aloud if there is a 'key word' list or some set of 'tags' which will ensure that their piece of prose will end up on ...447 comments 107 Recs
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