There have been numerous developments on the healthcare reform front since congress has returned from July 4th recess. The biggest development is that the Democrats now have a so called "super majority" since they now have 60 seats in the Senate thanks to the addition of progressive Senator Al Franken of Minnesota.
This week's latest installment in the soap opera of Sarah Palin has given again the opportuinity to reactionaries (the people who detest Bill Clinton or Barack Obama) to again ask in a plaintive voice: "Why are Liberals so hateful...
Dear God, We humbly write to you, our great and omnipotent Lord because we're not sure you're aware of what's been happening lately. We've done everything to follow what you want. We hate all the right people. We promote Christian values...
I tired, almost two months ago, at the foolishness of my fellow liberals, working the meme "President Obama is playing three-dimensional chess" when discussing the pending (0r NOT!) investigations into the crimes of BushCo. Particularly at a site that shall...
Okay, one of the bullshit arguments that Republicans trot out on Health Care should be blown up for once and for all. I was watching Bill Maher Friday night and a dweeby Republican Woman, feigning a sense of humor (which...
For me there is nothing more tedious than a jingoistic expression of pride in America.    The less often one needs to say that America is the greatest nation ever, the more likely it is to be true. Now I need...
People committing domestic mass murder is almost commonplace in today's American society.

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We are at war right now and we just lost a major battle. Those intent on crushing our democracy are energized by their coup over the majority and they're frothing at the mouth to build upon it. This is a time for bold statements and rallying cries, for leadership on what specifically we can do now and what we need to do in November and beyond to win this war. This is the time for action.

Weekend Music Thread – Get Up Stand Up

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Americans will continue to protest and come together to reverse this atrocity and the theocratic dictates of this illegitimate court. This weekend's music thread is about standing against what's morally wrong and fighting for what's right. Share your favorite songs about protest, resistance or justice as we stand against the fringe who seek to dominate the many.