The Achievement of Balance

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An e-book out on kindle soon - The Achievement of Balance is the dream of progress in the West combining political thought with religion - it suggests legal reforms of the judiciary , banking laws , particularly calling for independent...More

Tom Cotton: Rookie Repug goes off his rocker!

Angels In The Outfield Asking For Help: Josh Hamilton & Baseball’s Other Drug Problem

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If, in the distant future, some baseball historian were to come across the box score for the Cincinnati Reds’ Opening Day in 2007 , he wouldn’t find anything that seemed particularly noteworthy. On that day, the Reds’ notched a 5-1...More

Give the GOP enough rope...

The LPS Washington Update

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2016 calendar with the latest dates of primary debates and elections, as well as recent polling on race and ethnicity.More

"A Sacred Place"

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"Right now, in 2015, fifty years after Selma, there are laws across this country designed to make it harder for people to vote. As we speak, more of such laws are being proposed...Meanwhile, the Voting Rights Act, the culmination of...More

PA-Sen: Have A Question For Joe Sestak (D) About The Upcoming Senate Race? Submit Them Here!

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Hello fellow Kossacks! I've had the privilege to interview politicians like Rep. Ted Deutch (D. FL-21) and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) in the past but this upcoming interview I am the most excited about. I consider former...More

Al Jazeera gets A+. The Iran deal will be a Security Council Non-Proliferation Treaty Resolution

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Al Jazeera gets it right.

Al Jazeera gets it right. NY Times, in contrast, are going out of their way to avoid identifying the fundamental, high school civics fail of Republican ignorance at the core of their recent "Open Letter" to Iran. ABC, CBS, NBC,...More

Iran. We Ran. They’re Off And Running.

As the president runs a historic effort to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the Republicans run to ruin diplomacy and in doing so, they run off the rails. Cruz, Rubio, Paul all want to run, but on Iran, they...More

Here is the list of the 47 traitors in the U.S. Senate

My two senators, Cornyn and Cruz are on the list. Cruz, Paul, Rubio. and Graham are all planning to run for President! Every measure should be used to defeat all of these people and send them into retirement. Too bad...More

The attack on Hilary is just beginning

Scott Walker at 52% Disapproval (and news on John Doe Law, Russ Feingold, too)

Gov. Scott Walker (R-FitzWalkerStan) not so popular back home these days With Scott Walkers latest extremist moves, obvious lies, and flip flopping on long standing positions to align himself with Iowa Republican Primary voters, his reputation in Wisconsin is more...More

WI-Sen: PPP Has Russ Feingold (D) Leading Ron Johnson (R) 50-41

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This should put a smile on your face: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/... PPP's first look at the Wisconsin Senate race this cycle finds Russ Feingold with a clear lead over Ron Johnson in a hypothetical rematch of their 2010 contest. Feingold gets 50%...More

Day Three: Media pass on GOP47 ignorance of United Nations, nuke deals, and Non-Proliferation Treaty

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First the obvious: negotiations with Iran are a multinational process. The Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council -- the United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France (the "P5") -- have been talking for several years with Iran...More

God Bless Diane Nash

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My hat has always been off to people who are willing to risk their lives for a principle. Let's take those who have worked in the civil rights movement, especially during the 50s and 60s. It is why I was...More

Are You Better Off Then You Were Six Years Ago? HELL YES!!

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If you are wondering if you are better off then you were four, five, or six years ago. Please take a look at the below chart and judge for yourself.More

Rick Scott bans "global warming" and "climate change" from use in his administration

NOT BREAKING: Media omit GOP47 ignorance of U.N. Security Council and 1968 Non-Proliferation Treaty

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First the obvious: Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) The NPT is a landmark international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear...More

NOT BREAKING: corporate media fail to report GOP-47 ignorance of U.N. Non-Proliferation Treaty

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Consider the stupid: It has come to our attention while observing your nuclear negotiations with our government that you may not fully understand our constitutional system. Thus, we are writing to bring to your attention two features of our Constitution—...More

For GOP, Ends Justify Means

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Forty-seven Republican Senators sending a letter to the Iranian leadership urging that they ignore President Obama provides another vivid example of the distance today’s Republican Party has traveled from conservatism to radicalism. Proper conservatives understand how unpredictable and volatile human...More

Florida Medicaid fraud? and where is my 15 dollars?

I am not in a good mood. I am going to get that right out front and when I am not in a good mood, a problem in Florida can get a lot of attention from me and anyone I...More

Rookie senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) pens unprecedented letter in an attempt to usurp President's Iran negotiations

A Sad Day: Right to "Work" (for even less) Now Law in Wisconsin

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Right to "Work

A smirking Scott Walker (R - Wisconsin Dictator) signed and then proudly held up the Right to Work Mooch Law that was rammed through the majority Republican Wisconsin Legislature less than 2 weeks after it was introduced. (I can't post...More

GOP Senators tell Iran they do not support the Prez's negotiations. They will never support a black President

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47 U.S. GOP senators sent a letter to Ayatollah Khameini of Iran informing him they will not approve of any nuclear deal negotiated by this President. Such interference in the conduct of foreign policy is disgraceful. They said any deal...More

Replay: Hillary-hatred, distrust-the-bxtch parody "She Left Me For Dead" taken seriously at DKOS

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Hillary Clinton

Hating Hillary can get weird. Way weird. It's rooted in hate-the-bxtch whining. A concentrated analog of Limbaugh's blame-the-Libruls whining schtick. Far as I can tell, this is not because of her husband. Unlike Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan and George W...More

Imagine #IfWomenRuledTheWorld

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women — past, present and future. Tonight, we want to hear your ideas of what it would be like #IfWomenRuledTheWorld. If women ruled the world, might and power would...More

And you think the Hillary email zingers are bad ? "She Left Me For Dead !!"

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Might as well get this out of the way. The way Republicans hate Hillary is pretty close to the way they hate women generally. The way they hate taxes. The way they used to hate The Commies before they found...More

Bad Week for the Black Flags in Syria and Iraq

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Black Flags in Syria and Iraq

All in all this looks to have been the worst week for the Islamists since May of 2011 when Osama bin Laden was killed and his files and computers were seized in the same raid. If you're a Saudi/GCC proxy...More

Top Comments: A Second Chance for Scott Walkers Pale Blue Shirt

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Those of us who write diaries know that some diaries "catch" and some just don't. Some that were just dashed together get noticed and find a wide audience. Others, written over days or even weeks just slide down the recent...More

Putin: "Round up the usual suspects!"

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