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I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I call myself that in order to distinguish myself from the dominant strain of North American Christianity. At the risk of sounding arrogant and judgmental, I am ...
by Bill Day
Comment Count 137 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
There have been a lot of really jaw-dropping questions asked lately. Many times they're asked in the face of the actual answers already being stated. Questions like, "If you're angry at [X], why are ...
by Chazzk
Comment Count 134 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 10:57 AM PDT with 305 Recommends
I am a patriotic American. No. Really. I don't just use that as a cheap buzz word because my talking heads told me that I am. I love my country and I sincerely want to help bring her to a healthy ...
by anb1972
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
In the UK the Disasters Emergency Committee is a coordinating body of 13 charities which work together at critical times to raise funds and ensure aid is delivered effectively. Since their launch in ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 06:56 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
A man arrested, healthy and intact in custody was taken by the Law. His death is still the only living fact inside a story rife with every flaw. Policemen, armored, ready for a fight amass to keep a ...
by teddywolf
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 12:02 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The true Baltimore story was an all day event yesterday. Because I was wedded to my sofa, and unable to work due to an injury so couldn't even be at the computer, I watched all day as Baltimore took ...
by preskin
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 04:34 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
A few caveats, before I get going. First of all, I do not presently practice in the Constitutional law/civil rights field. I am basing this primarily on my memory of my law school coursework on ...
by auron renouille
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 04:45 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Many of our conversations on this site currently hit at the important nexus of poverty, race, and policing. These are vital conversations; frankly, they're conversations that I feel like I've been ...
by Spit
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 03:30 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The case Obergefell v. Hodges was argued today, and there was only really two substantial arguments that came from the Respondents (who are against marriage equality). And by substantial, I mean ...
by MTdem95
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 08:56 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
It's not like 'we' are going to accept his glass of water, if it exists, (it doesn't) having just gotten an ample HALF inch of rain this past weekend and we're GOOD TO GO for at least three, maybe ...
by kellyb2
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:32 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Ok This is not literal. Yes I am pissed off and fuming and I think there is steam coming from my ears. However I will get my own revenge with pen and paper well Computer and DK in this case. So ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 184 Recommends
A Baltimore resident (R) speaks to a ...
by jonnyh
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 04:21 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I just got done listening to the oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges , the Supreme Court case that is expected to decide the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry (
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 03:52 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
At what point do we need to consider that the increasing protest after death at the hand of police is not "rioting", but the beginning of revolution? The revolution is misdirected against police, ...
by Mark Throckmorton
Comment Count 84 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 10:04 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
Last night, a California Assembly panel approved a proposal to automatically register Californians to vote when they get a driver’s license. The bill was introduced in the Assembly by ...
by unapologeticliberal777
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:24 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
The Grande Ballroom in Detroit wasn't destroyed in the 1967 riots, but images like this one of the city came to be because of that terrible week in July 1967. (Image used under Creative Commons ...
by elsaf
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 07:42 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
George Stephanopoulos interviewed Peter Schweizer yesterday in advance of his book “Clinton Cash”. He asked some decent questions focused on whether Schweizer has any evidence of criminal ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 04:22 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Like many, I am watching the terrible events in Baltimore play out, and am also following the very disturbing details of Freddie Gray's death as they are revealed. I'm writing tonight because the ...
by skymutt
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 09:29 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
Democrats rely on a ground game more than Republicans. Or maybe we do more on the ground because we're better at it. I suspect ground game tactics are appealing because their cost is lower than ...
by ericf
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 02:04 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The celebration of Earth Day last week once again has made conservation a cause célèbre, if only for a fleeting moment. One of the areas that got a lot of attention this year was the effort at ...
by recoveringConservative
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 24 Recommends