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Posted by AdLib On Jul - 8 - 2014 247 COMMENTS

Hillary and Bill Clinton are incredibly wealthy people who move in the circles of the same wealthy and powerful who have inordinate control over our democracy and society, they are friends and peers with them…so is it most likely that if elected, she’s going to hammer her best friends to help “the others”?

Posted by confuseddemocrat On Jul - 7 - 2014 62 COMMENTS

We can scream about republican recalcitrance, but when we had power (albeit brief), we spent it developing policies that favored the 1% and submarined any efforts to punish those who robbed the bottom 99% percent of their lifesavings. We created the stimulus which was trickle-down lite.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jul - 5 - 2014 5 COMMENTS

Father Carl Kabat, an 80 year old priest who has spent some 17 years in prison for protesting against war and weapons, spent the Fourth of July spattering red paint across a sign at a Kansas City plant just opened.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 5 - 2014 216 COMMENTS

SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby decision hurt but there is a far more dangerous threat working its way through the courts that could kill most subsidies.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 5 - 2014 172 COMMENTS

Welcome once again folks to another Weekend Music Thread. Fortunately we have fought the good fight this past year long enough to see another Independence Day celebration. A truly momentous day in American history. A celebration of a monumental achievement by our founders.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 4 - 2014 48 COMMENTS

We are “responsible for the greatest trust ever confided to a political society.” (Patrick Henry) But as polling demonstrates the American Public has shirked its responsibility in failing to be the informed electorate that John Adams believed was the foundation of any democracy.

Posted by SallyT On Jul - 4 - 2014 57 COMMENTS

The story of a unique flagpole and what it stands for.

Posted by Beatriz09 On Jul - 3 - 2014 40 COMMENTS

If you want to correct the error Matthews and so many other people have been making for years now, you will have to stop talking policy and start explaining strategy and the way our democracy functions.

Posted by Zeke On Jul - 2 - 2014 41 COMMENTS

If one engages with a theocrat and takes the time to debunk enough of their claims, eventually, they will get into ambiguous territory like what was the “Real” intent of the founders.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 2 - 2014 91 COMMENTS

So many, many times I hear so many of my fellow Americans claim that the United States is a Christian nation, as our founding fathers intended it to be. They continue to claim that our founders were god fearing, Christian men who for all intents and purposes designed our nation […]

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 1 - 2014 186 COMMENTS

Suddenly, unaccompanied children are pouring across the border from Mexico. They are not all from Mexico but from Honduras and other Central American countries. Where do we start to end the crossings?

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 30 - 2014 83 COMMENTS

Speaking of Christian values, whatever happened to bearing false witness? Hobby Lobby set up shop in a state where they’d have to pay for employee healthcare including emergency contraception.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 30 - 2014 195 COMMENTS

This is as close to a declaration of a Zombie Apocalypse we have gotten from this Supreme Court to date. It is The Night of the Living Religious Corporation…they’re alive! And they have more rights than the actual people who work for them! Get the canned food and the shotgun, they’re coming to your neighborhood next!

Posted by Mopshell On Jun - 30 - 2014 41 COMMENTS

In his weekly press conference June 25, 2014, House Speaker John Boehner confirmed that he will initiate a lawsuit on behalf of the House against President Obama over the administration’s use of executive actions. Boehner asserted: “This is about defending the institution in which we serve. What we’ve seen clearly […]

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 30 - 2014 7 COMMENTS

Ah, the good old days, 1965 – when you could leave your doors unlocked, the temperature was a balmy 80 degrees, and your new Mustang convertible sat eagerly waiting for you in the carport. You had $10 burning a hole in your pocket, and Betty Lou was getting out, or […]

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 28 - 2014 13 COMMENTS

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