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Reposted on the anniversary of the assassination of Rev. King. MB This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very ...
by HamdenRice
Comment Count 1030 comments on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 08:24 AM PDT with 1686 Recommends
Like most bullies, the banks are cowards. They talk a big game, but if confronted with their crimes, they run for cover and go whining to "mommy." Today, I walked up and down a sidewalk, in front ...
by marvinborg
Comment Count 385 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 03:56 PM PDT with 1266 Recommends
Do we need more proof Washington's not working for middle class families? We got it once again this week. The big banks and their army of lobbyists couldn't stop the creation of a new Consumer ...
by Elizabeth Warren
Comment Count 246 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 11:14 AM PDT with 983 Recommends
I had Sunday lunch over my aunt Patsy's house today and she sang those words to the tune of the Oscar Mayer jingle, recalling the summer of 1966 following the riots in Chicago. She was fourteen ...
by lollydee
Comment Count 432 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2008 at 03:38 PM PDT with 942 Recommends
The system worked. As usual, the Republicans and their ilk are freaking out, but the system worked.
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 455 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 08:53 AM PDT with 939 Recommends
I underestimated the hate in America. When Obama ran, I supported a different candidate because he was to the left of Obama. I thought electing a black man would be a great thing, but found his ...
by TomP
Comment Count 785 comments on Thu Aug 06, 2009 at 08:12 AM PDT with 935 Recommends
From blogger Joe :
by bink
Comment Count 776 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 09:51 AM PDT with 926 Recommends
How often have I heard or seen this phrase, "I want my country back," used over the years since I was born in 1956, in Raleigh, North Carolina? I can't give you a precise number, but I can tell ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 333 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 11:07 AM PDT with 836 Recommends
The verdict was ridiculous but not surprising. The only way I would describe the way that I feel is nausea. I am just sick that this guy got off and his lawyers are going to shamelessly be doing ...
by Militant Apathy
Comment Count 521 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 03:29 AM PDT with 830 Recommends
From Mike Signorile ...
by bink
Comment Count 628 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 11:52 AM PDT with 811 Recommends
Justice Scalia's framing of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act as "the perpetuation of a racial entitlement" reveals his lack of understanding of the intent of the Constitution, the meaning of ...
by doctor o
Comment Count 303 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 10:27 PM PST with 808 Recommends
It's no secret that I'm none too fond of our corrupt corporate overlords and their congressional minions. You used to have to be a 'radical' to see things the way I do. Now you just have to face ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 619 comments on Fri Jun 17, 2011 at 09:43 AM PDT with 769 Recommends
For most of his life, Jimmy Carter has been an advocate for human rights. In 1982, one year after leaving the Oval Office, the former US President and his wife Rosalynn Carter, founded ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 582 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 05:55 PM PDT with 768 Recommends
Oct. 17, 2011 Albuquerque International Sunport Security Checkpoint: I pass a camera crew filming the ticket counter. I stop and consider telling them what I am about to do, but decide against it. ...
by TPau
Comment Count 665 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2011 at 05:59 PM PDT with 764 Recommends
Not really. But If I were, this is the sign I would put in my door. "Dear Valued Patrons. Due to my sincerely held religious beliefs, and in light of the RFRA, recently signed by our Dear ...
by stophurtingamerica
Comment Count 372 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 737 Recommends
This is the tale of a fiend, a true murdering devil. Not only did he ruthlessly kill Michael "Mike" McClelland, 63, the the Prosecutor of Kaufmann County and his wife Cynthia, 65, but also the ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 231 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 04:35 PM PST with 737 Recommends
I never thought it was possible that Rick Santorum could say anything that I would write a diary about. I just don't care what he has to say at this point in the game. I monitor it. I observe it.
by Militarytracy
Comment Count 156 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 06:05 PM PST with 728 Recommends
For nearly two thousand years the religious have killed, banished, tortured, and jailed atheists for the crime of being atheists and daring to tell someone they were. After reading Enough Atheist ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 791 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 04:27 AM PDT with 703 Recommends
In all the celebrating, gloating and pure entertainment of the GOP internal war going on since the re-election of President Obama, the key to the sweetness of this victory for me, isn't being talked ...
by Vent
Comment Count 322 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 08:57 PM PST with 680 Recommends
My first born daughter is twenty six years old. I was young, and pretty much on my own when I got pregnant. I had no family nearby, and her father didn't hold a lot of promise, either. Much of my ...
by rb137
Comment Count 320 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 09:56 AM PDT with 680 Recommends