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    Republicans Fear Latinos and L

    Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

  • muslim-extremists

    Why Some Fundamentalist Christ

    Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

  • jon_stewart

    No Joke - Jon Stewart To Retir

    As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

  • marriage equality

    AL Chief Justice Roy Moore: "H

    Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

mcconnell boehner

Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

muslim-extremists

Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

jon_stewart

As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

marriage equality

Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

Vox Populi – 11-28-2014

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 28 - 2014 Add Comments

Join us in all our post-Thanksgiving Day eating stupor for a live chat about the week’s events here on Vox Populi. The chat begins at 7:00pm PST, hope to see you then (great time to take a break from the leftovers!). adlib 7 days ago Buuuurp! (‘scuse me!) pinkpantheroz 7 […]

A Thanksgiving Tradition – 2014

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 27 - 2014 20 Comments
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It is a tradition in my family to go around the Thanksgiving dinner table and ask who covered the dog in hair gel and sculpted her fur into a swear word. After that, we go around the table and share with each other those things in life that each of us are grateful for.

Live Chat is open tonight to discuss the Ferguson ruling, feel free to comment. adlib 2 months ago Is there any reporting on cable about the mood and/or activities on the streets in Ferguson? kesmarn 2 months ago It’s aways disheartening to see the innocents realize what the justice system […]

The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 24 - 2014 75 Comments
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We shall see what decision was reached and what the reaction is. Your thoughts and comments are invited and welcome here, before, during and after the decision is announced.

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Sen. Ted Cruz and the majority of Republican men in Congress explained that it was their sole responsibility to take the trash out in their house and that their wives’ unilateral action in taking it out makes it impossible for the trash to be taken out in the future.

The Weekend Music Thread-Whatever Floats Your Boat

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Nov - 22 - 2014 55 Comments
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Whatever the genre or theme, if it floats your boat, post it.

Vox Populi – 11-21-2014

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 21 - 2014 Add Comments

Vox Populi, our live weekly chat about the week’s events begins tonight at 7:00pm PST. Hope to see you then! adlib 7 days ago DUDES! Harleigh 7 days ago Hey, Ad, harleigh! pinkpantheroz 7 days ago hey ppo. How you doing tonite? Harleigh 7 days ago OK, thanks H. Rough […]

GOP DEMS

A GOP strategist has declared that the week of the Midterm Elections “was a dark week for Republicans, and for everyone who wants to see America remain the world’s most vibrant, most powerful nation.” What the HELL! Where was he?

Morning Blog — 11-20-2014

Posted by Kalima On Nov - 20 - 2014 189 Comments
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Good morning everyone and welcome to the 5th anniversary edition of Morning Blog.

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Out of the total of 36% of eligible voters who voted in this year’s election, even if Republicans averaged a 10% margin of victory over Dems overall (55% to 45%), that means only 19% of American voters voted for Republicans. So Democrats should be running scared because 81% of U.S. voters didn’t vote for Republicans?

ACA/ObamaCare Year 2: Essential Info and Links to Share

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 15 - 2014 4 Comments
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In the face of a renewed GOP effort to end Obamacare….This weekend, you’ll be able to sign up for 2015 health coverage through the Marketplace. Open Enrollment begins on November 15th this year.

The Weekend Music Thread – Animals Are People Too!

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Nov - 15 - 2014 51 Comments
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Post songs that feature animals of all sorts in the titles and/or lyrics. There are many to choose from. So, think of some of your favorites and have some fun!

Vox Populi – 11-14-2014

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 14 - 2014 Add Comments

Vox Populi, our live weekly chat about the week’s events begins tonight at 7:00pm PST! Always a lively, fun and thoughtful conversation, hope to see you then! adlib 5 hours ago Don’t forget to say “Hi!” or “Kiss My Executive Order!” when you arrive! adlib 4 hours ago Howdy! beatlex […]

Troll Tricks

Posted by kesmarn On Nov - 12 - 2014 85 Comments
"Walk with me. Talk with me."

As we all know, there’s a big difference between wanting to engage folks with varying opinions in conversation and just plain old garden variety trolling. When you see the following techniques employed — you know that you’ve found yourself a genuine troll. Bless his li’l heart…

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