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Posted by Caru On Oct - 14 - 2011 21 COMMENTS

Stating that gay people were born with their orientation seems like the perfect counter to the conservative argument that being gay is a choice, but this life-affirming rebuttal opens the door to other attacks.

Posted by Chernynkaya On Oct - 13 - 2011 4 COMMENTS

News and opinion from around US-opolis for Thursday, October 13, 2011

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 13 - 2011 100 COMMENTS

Here’s a a plan to destroy Social Security and Medicare, crush the poor and plunge most Americans deeper in debt just so that the wealthy can pay less in taxes…and the perpetrator becomes more popular?

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 11 - 2011 192 COMMENTS

Well, I know you’re waiting with bated breath to watch tonight’s economics-only debate between the GOP candidates for President. For those who will be watching, please join us here for a live blog on the debate which starts at 5:00pm PDT/8:00 pm EDT. For those who won’t be able to […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Oct - 11 - 2011 12 COMMENTS

News and opinion from around US-opolis for Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Posted by atdnext On Oct - 10 - 2011 14 COMMENTS

Thanks to Occupy Las Vegas, tourists caught a glimpse of “The Real Vegas”: the unemployed, the working poor, the struggling students, the struggling seniors. This is the side of Vegas that LVCVA would rather not advertise.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Oct - 7 - 2011 70 COMMENTS

Government harassment of U.S. political activists clearly exists today, violating our fundamental democratic rights and creating a climate of fear and distrust which undermines our efforts to challenge official policy.

Posted by Marion On Oct - 7 - 2011 58 COMMENTS

When the London (and other English cities)riots rampaged earlier this year, I read with droll amusement, the armchair activist quarterbacks’ wistful comments in Huffington Post and elsewhere, basking in admiration and awe of what they thought they were seeing. Viewed from a closer range … like here in the UK … […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 5 - 2011 10 COMMENTS

In this revealing video, the Mainstream Media Police continue to assure the wealthy and corporations that they have nothing to fear from the Occupy Wall Street protests: CAUGHT ON TAPE: MSM Police Meet Occupy Wall Street by AdlibPOV  

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 5 - 2011 1,600 COMMENTS

There is no knowing at this point if this phenomena will continue to grow into a full fledged and influential movement of the people, by the people and for the people but at this point, it is an exciting prospect.

Posted by atdnext On Oct - 4 - 2011 38 COMMENTS

Republicans can’t even pummel Obama during what’s supposed to be his “WORST. MONTH. EVER!!!” so why do polls say many Americans believe he is certain to lose next year when all relevant data point otherwise?

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 3 - 2011 54 COMMENTS

Just like our political parties, each of the GOP candidates should have their own animal mascots to provide a simple and expressive symbol of their character and candidacy. Here are some suggestions…

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 2 - 2011 67 COMMENTS

On the Debt Ceiling deal, the word was that Obama “caved”. Did he? The evidence indicates otherwise.

Posted by Emerald1943 On Oct - 2 - 2011 30 COMMENTS

A most interesting article from Alternet, looking at the reasons for numbers of young people taking to the streets and risking arrest and possible police brutality to make their voices heard. By David Graeber With No Future Visible, Young Activists Have Few Options but to “Occupy Wall Street” Is it […]

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 1 - 2011 85 COMMENTS

This weekend the guys take their turn as we look and listen to songs about guys and by guys with singular and remarkable voices.

Categories: News & Politics
Posted by Marion On Oct - 1 - 2011 13 COMMENTS

Toby Keith, Democrat, says:- I don’t know, but I expect the wealthy to write a check ’cause it’s as bad as it’s ever been. It would be unpatriotic not to try to save the country. I’m sure people will bitch about it, but if it meant we get to operate in this […]

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