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Posted by BlueStateMan On Nov - 25 - 2009 164 COMMENTS

Reprinted from “DocStrangelove’s” message on the HadEnoughington Post… “For what it’s worth, I just heard from my friend on the west coast known as “MrCreosot­­e” and it seems that he is NOT currently in limbo as originally thought. He told me that his profile is now gone and it appears […]

Posted by javaz On Nov - 25 - 2009 181 COMMENTS

Thanksgiving can be a day of joyful family reunion or, a dreaded day of obligation that must be attended out of guilt. Does Thanksgiving for you mean a warm home with the mouth-watering scents of spices from pumpkin pie, the herbs from stuffing and sweet Italian sausage emanating the air, […]

Categories: Humor, Society
Posted by peacekitten On Nov - 24 - 2009 202 COMMENTS

this will be a short one. just to let everyone here know peacekitten has been banned from huffington post without so much as a warning or a cautionary email.  all i got was a lousy lightning bolt. of course i am but one tiny fish in a pond that is […]

Posted by Corgi Lover On Nov - 23 - 2009 171 COMMENTS

Hi, I’m Rob-S, and I’m a Moderatorholic {Audience}  Hi, Rob {Rob}  I’ve come here to confess I’ve been a heavy handed, two fisted moderator for over two years. {Audience}  Tell us more, brother Rob. {Rob}  It all started when I wandered in off the street one night into Sister Arianna’s […]

Posted by Bernard Marx On Nov - 22 - 2009 252 COMMENTS

Any good debate begins with a provocation, and here’s mine. It is a matter of utmost urgency that we destroy all of the current religions. Break them down, once and for all. Beat them until they are as insignificant as the ancient Norse gods are today.

Categories: Philosophy & Religion
Posted by Bernard Marx On Nov - 20 - 2009 11 COMMENTS

Here it is people, the answer. (The question, by the way, is: politics – why?) The answer is: Hume’s Guillotine’: One of the core philosophical problems of all time. That is ‘‘can an ought-statement (we ought to do …) be entailed by an is-statement or set of is-statements (the situations […]

Categories: Observations
Posted by Corgi Lover On Nov - 20 - 2009 13 COMMENTS

Cartoon by Jeff Parker – Courtesy of Politicalcartoons.com – http://www.cagle.com/news/Thanksgiving09/main.asp I saw this cartoon and I had to share it with everyone.  It says so much of the worldview of our conservative brethran, and yet if it was the shoe on the other foot…

Posted by nellie On Nov - 17 - 2009 80 COMMENTS

I’d been planning to offer some thoughts on another right wing meme, “political correctness,” to follow up on my piece about “personal responsibility.” With the latest furor over “Bow Gate,” today seemed like a good time to post it. As usual, the right wing gets its hooks into our psyche […]

Categories: Observations
Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 16 - 2009 44 COMMENTS

CNN Poll: Americans want KSM tried in military court Washington (CNN) – Two-thirds of Americans disagree with the Obama administration’s decision to try Khalid Sheik Mohammed in a civilian court rather than a military court, according to a new national poll. But six in 10 people questioned in a CNN/Opinion […]

Categories: Featured, Justice, Torture
Posted by KevenSeven On Nov - 16 - 2009 10 COMMENTS

Welcome to the second meeting of the seminar. I need perhaps to clarify our purpose here. First, regarding the seminar concept: I am hoping that we can all work to teach each other interesting and useful lessons on various topics. My vision is that we would come together on a […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 16 - 2009 20 COMMENTS

In an interesting development relating to the story I published yesterday, three leading conservative figures:  Bob Barr, Grover Norquist and David Keene; support trying and holding terror suspects in US. When I read this I truly thought “did hell just freeze over”. Following is the open letter they published. Now […]

Categories: Featured, Justice, Torture
Posted by AdLib On Nov - 15 - 2009 27 COMMENTS

In ancient times, when the Earth was young and teabagging was part of a cultured afternoon, merchants would provide those who frequented their establishments with a quaint, old fashioned consideration called “customer service”. Then came the 1980’s and the era of “Greed is good” (not to mention Jordache Jeans and […]

Categories: Featured, Humor, Observations
Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 15 - 2009 71 COMMENTS

The right wing has launched an all out deluge of criticism on AG Holder and President Obama because they have decided to try KSM and top Gitmo detainees in American civil courts.  While I’ve read over half a dozen articles about how much the right wing, victims and even Senator […]

Posted by BlueStateMan On Nov - 14 - 2009 46 COMMENTS

FINALLY, an Attorney General & a President that actually EMBRACE our Constitution & have not only RESPECT for it’s precepts, but FAITH in them as well.

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 13 - 2009 82 COMMENTS

Motown Records was formed in 1959 by Berry Gordy to give African Americans a record label where they could get the full artistic respect and freedom they deserved.  Motown Records not only started a great musical movement but accelerated the civil rights movement because now African American music was untethered […]

Posted by Corgi Lover On Nov - 13 - 2009 50 COMMENTS

Everyone wants to know why more hasn’t been done in the last 10 months than actually has occurred.  There are a lot of reasons. 1)      The President is a CEO, and few CEOs can come in and change the direction of their company immediately.  There is just too much resistant […]

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