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Attention Florida Activists.... We need some Territory Leaders

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Oh this is not the usual , " Hey we have a meetup scheduled". That would be exciting but we do have some business that needs immediate attention and back up for Pajoly . I need the help becasue Florida...More

 

Crazies on Parade

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Dig this! White Christian males (such as I) are an oppressed minority. This I never knew! I suspect that - subtly at least - the "white victimization" fantasy will - once again - be a key part of the right...More

 

When You Lose Chuck Todd...

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As I was eating my Doritos in my pajamas and watching Rachel Maddow, a funny thing happened. MSNBC was covering the latest train disaster known as the Republican Congress, and she had Chuck Todd on the phone. Todd was on...More

 

Who gave them the keys?

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Top Comments: Better Late Than Never Edition

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Stuff happens, like tonight. No diarist. Good thing I have a draft of possible future TC topics, including one partially written. But First, A Word From Our Sponsor: Top Comments recognizes the previous day's Top Mojo and strives to promote...More

 

Wis Friday News Dump (Some Great News Finally) Update

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No, it's not going to happen here! It's been a depressing time here in Wisconsin, but I have good news today at last. No Massive Strip Mining in Wisconsin Thank you, Environmental Protection Agency! Due to the fear of having...More

 

Walker-I took on the teacher's union; I can take on ISIL

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Mother with Kids
 

Family or Job? Choices of a single Mom

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There are choices a single parent makes everyday regarding their kids and work. I have no clue other than reading an excellent diary this morning about taking a sick day for a family member and it being such a stressful...More

Susan Rice
 

Susan Rice went on the Charlie Rose show for an hour. Supports the MIC like Bushies in 2003

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Charlie could have been interviewing Condi just prior to invading Iraq. Everything National Security Advisor Susan Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or a product of manufactured intelligence estimates. As we saw with...More

Susan Rice
 

Susan Rice went on the Charlie Rose show for an hour

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I'd have thought I was listening to Charlie interview somebody out of the Bush Administration. Maybe Richard Perle or Doug Fieth. Everything Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or the products of invented...More

 

Scott Walker "waiting for a sign from a higher power" Before He Runs for President

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No, I doubt he's waiting for a sign from God although he repeatedly promotes his rah-rah flag-waving patriotic and fundamentalist religious bona fides . Here's the sign he's REALLY waiting for. This one, too: Despite his holier than though memes...More

constellations
 

Where Have All The Stars Gone?

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from : shielded-lights httpeschooltoday.compollutionlight-pollutionsources-of-light-pollution.html This is a piece I wrote some years ago. I worked for a small local chain of weeklies and this was published in those. I also posted it on a blog quite a while back. Here...More

 

Oh Rachel Maddow! How Cute!

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Maybe this is true , but Rachel Maddow has said that there are serious reporters doing their jobs at Fox. I am not a journalist. I am just a viewer, so what do I know? And Rachel is aghast that...More

 

Right to ("Work") Mooch Bill Advancing in Wis at the Speed of Light

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Update: This atrocious bill was just "passed" by the State Senate with the public shouting "shame, shame, shame....". The session was abruptly adjurned ny Sen. Lasich (R-TeaBagger). Republicans in Wisconsin have been ramming controversial matters through the Legislature since the...More

 

O'Reilly continues to embellish his career!

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Dr. Ferguson Reid
 

Civil Rights Icon Dr. Fergie Reid deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom !

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Dr. Fergie Reid from Virginia was the first black person to serve in the Virginia state house. The times were hard and Dr. Reid was already active and a hero in his own right in the African American Community before...More

 

Top Political Groups on Facebook

The list below is the top political groups on Facebook. This list isn't in rank order, don't yell or scream..... (@: If you would like to add to this list please join our group Political List . If you like...More
oxycodone
 

So I Can Be Quiet Whenever I Want

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It was the same thing every night. Come 11 o’ clock, one of the overnight techs would come in the room to bid goodnight to we princes of Washington, we kings of the pacific northwest, before turning off the lights...More

 

Scott Walker getting pretty good at punting

 

"Islamic terrorism" oxymoron runs up 819,000 usages on Da Google

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There's more involved here than words. "Islamist terrorism" is what you want to say when you talk about ISIS and al-Qaeda. They are properly "Islamist" because "Islamism" and "Salafism" are the names in English for the offshoots from worldwide Islam...More

 

Rick Scott being sued by Tampa Bay Times and other News sources

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Rick Scott is just teflon so far but thanks to the Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times, they are trying very hard to make his corruption stick somewhere. The 10 times Pultizer Prize winner, The Tampa Bay Times has filed...More

Netanyahu
 

Bibi's US Ambassador Blindsides Barack

Israel's GOP-trained Ambassador to the United States ignited an international incident when he conspired with Republican leaders to arrange an appearance by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before a joint session of Congress to whip up congressional opposition to the...More

golliwog
 

Redneck Chick on Fox Propaganda Channel Uses Racial Slur

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Jigaboo. A redneck chick by the name of Kristi Capel, a former Miss Missouri who was raised in Northern Kentucky and works for the Fox propaganda channel in Cleveland, claims she didn't know that "jigaboo" is a racial slur ...More

Cartoonist
 

Another Bush? Really?

Rudy Giuliani
 

Was Rudy Giuliani's comment about President Obama's lack of Love of Country motivated by race?

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“I do not believe — and I know this is a horrible thing to say — but I do not believe that the president loves America,” "He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the...More
Net Neutrality
 

Fight for Net Neutrality. #SaveOurNet

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This has been a great week for UniteBlue and America. Last week, UniteBlue launched our first Twitterbomb of 2015 — and # ILoveObama trended across the United States for three days straight, racking up nearly 250,000 tweets! The outpouring of...More

 

Death By Doctor: The Assassination of James A. Garfield

On the morning of July 2nd, 1881, a slight, shifty-eyed man paced about the Baltimore & Potomac railway station with purpose, his freshly shined shoes digging furrows in the waiting room’s thick carpet. His name was Charles Guiteau and he...More

 

Top Comments: We Got Played Edition

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Considering how often we write Top Comments (someone does it every night 365 days a year), where do all the ideas come from? All over the place. Tonight mine came from here , a comment I submitted as a Top...More

 

"Islamic" versus "Islamist." Republicans and Israel's Likudniks do their damnedest to help ISIS

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"Islamic" is the generic term. Used properly it applies to all practicing Muslims regardless of country, sect, race, or sex. "Islamist," on the other hand, should only be applied to Fundamentalists of the Sunni sect and specifically to the Salafis,...More

 

Florida’s Public Health Care System Part II

"No different from tens of millions of disabled Americans, my medical needs are dependent upon publicly financed institutions" . . . As a resident of South Florida, I’ve come to know the VA medical facility in Miami all too well...More

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