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Posted by SallyT On Jul - 4 - 2014 57 COMMENTS
flagpole1

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

Posted by Zeke On Jul - 2 - 2014 41 COMMENTS
Thomas_P._Rossiter,_Signing_of_the_Constitution

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
images

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
children borders

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
Scotus - Hobby Lobby protest

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
SCOTUS - Hobby Lobby

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 Nirek On Jun - 27 - 2014 96 COMMENTS
marines - war

I don’t believe we should commit our military to war without first giving a lot of thought and research into why we should or shouldn’t put them in harm’s way.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 27 - 2014 62 COMMENTS
drought2

The warming we’ve seen is setting feedback loops that guarantee higher levels of warming. The melting of the Siberian permafrost means thousands of gigatons of methane (more damaging as greenhouse effect than carbon dioxide) released into the atmosphere.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 26 - 2014 94 COMMENTS
GOP - Tantrum

Since it is Republican policy to do nothing for America and since Obama is doing something for America…which contradicts their policy, they are seeking to sue him. I believe the charge is “Driving Policy While Democrat…and Black”.

Posted by confuseddemocrat On Jun - 26 - 2014 25 COMMENTS
mcdaniel

McDaniel warned that this is a war, and they will not “surrender”. He promised that they (conservatives) will eventually win control of the Republican party and the country. Paraphrasing what the late Maya Angelou once said “ when someone shows you who he is…believe him.”

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 26 - 2014 68 COMMENTS
Turkey_Vulture_flying_profile

I don’t care what you call it, but there is something we all think of as God, Mother Nature, or some kind of Higher Power.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 24 - 2014 45 COMMENTS
Texas Gay

GOP strategists, studying the demographics, know that their future lies with moderate GOPers, independents, and Blue Dog Democrats who aren’t anti-gay but a lot of their base definitely is.

Categories: Gay Rights, GOP, Relationships
Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 21 - 2014 47 COMMENTS
Iraq Vet

A young man, haunted by his life in Iraq and Afghanistan. He looks SO young but he does not smile. Empty eyes, and even in the midst of a crowd very much alone.

Posted by phoenixdoglover On Jun - 20 - 2014 39 COMMENTS
Professor Brat Goes to Washington?

Americans’ current confidence in Congress [7%] is not only the lowest on record, but also the lowest Gallup has recorded for any institution in the 41-year trend.

Posted by Beatriz09 On Jun - 19 - 2014 36 COMMENTS
walker

Unfortunately, Republicans often ONLY focus on what’s happening at their own breakfast table, and seem to be incapable to concentrate on any kind of injustice, as soon as it’s their NEIGHBOR, rather than a family member, who’s suffering from it.

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 19 - 2014 30 COMMENTS
Capitol1846

When it started it may have been a good thing. Today, not so much. “The history of lobbying in the United States is a chronicle of the rise of paid advocacy generally by special interests seeking favor in lawmaking bodies such as the United States Congress.

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