On Thursday, January 22, having failed to win a pardon from the El Salvadoran justice system, a young woman won her freedom after a pardon was granted by El Salvador's Parliamentary Assembly, ...
Now that's a ...
Just saw this at the New York Daily News. Apparently Mrs. Palin has taken to Facebook to, umm, respond to the criticism by PETA regarding the pictures she posted of her son Trig using a dog as a step-
A relatively short diary for now. Many of us have been horrified--if not surprised--by the unhinged venom that has spilled out of the mouth of the head of the police union in NYC. To me, as I wrote ...
Long-time Kossack bleeding heart has entered hospice care.
She has been a tireless fighter for good in Wisconsin, a member of the solidarity singers at the Capital, a thorn in the side of elected ...
Requiem for Mike Brown
Last night, right before the Brahms Requiem at Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis, brave singers stood up, and sang "Which Side are you on?" for Mike Brown, unfurling banners ...
My last essay "Dear White Folks, Please Stop Being So 'Surprised' When White Cops Shoot Unarmed Black People" has received quite a bit of attention from the readers of the Daily Kos.
During the ...
This weekend marked the one year anniversary of my younger sister's death. Given who I am and the way I tend to fetishize the calendar into a personal ...
There's a rec-list meta tempest (perhaps in a teapot) going on today. It's all over a well-known poster and commenter who got banned yesterday.
I have only the barest understanding of the incident ...
Yes, you read that right. Internet speeds as fast as 1 gigabit gigabyte per second are the norm in the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee . Not the spot you might have predicted, would you. Certainly ...