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I am a huge advocate for unschooling, as I'm sure you can gather if you have read very many of my pieces. Wikipedia defines “unschooling” as a term coined in the 1970s by radical educator John ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 01:34 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Nothing can conger up memories like a television theme song. If the theme song is good often times it is easy to get hooked on the show itself. I've made a list of the top instrumental police/judge/...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 08:09 PM PST with 13 Recommends
What is it about the American people that makes them so easy to control? Dictators have failed over and over again to accomplish such control elsewhere yet it happens here with an invisible ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 11:15 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Ohh how I bemoaned news over the weekend that the Senate and the Administration had waived their opposition to an extension of payroll tax cuts tied to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
by Jim Neal
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 11:06 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Welcome to a new edition of my (lately) intermittent series of diaries on musical, and otherwise cultural events of the day. First, a couple of anniversaries: 1879: Ibsen's A Doll House premieres:
by aravir
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 05:55 AM PST with 2 Recommends
We are certainly living in very interesting times… I can’t speak for everyone who participates in the Occupy Wall Street movement. I am just one individual who happens to be a ...
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 11:44 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Time for some fun. Do you have a favorite scene from Shakespeare? Here's a couple of mine. Sound off below if you have one of your own. Generally I don't much like Julius Caesar , but ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 08:58 PM PST with 16 Recommends
When I first came to this country 20 years ago, Guy Fawkes Night was something of a mystery. I enjoyed the bonfires, but thought them a bit vengeful at this distance; and I missed Hallowe’en. ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 09:31 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This little film shows Tuesday's simulcast between the London and New York OCCUPY communities. I flew out to the encampment at St. Paul's Cathedral, and we sang the 99% song together, across the ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 09:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends
but I am staying right here to watch the unfolding of the boycott . Who will stay / who will go ? Will the site fold ? Will the site fold and give in to the boycotter's demands ? Will the boycotters ...
by indycam
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 08:12 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Outrage! Cuts! Social Security! Caving! Not so Fast! Capitulation! We don't yet know! Compromise! He's our only hope! Righteous Indignation! Poor Negotiation! Who should we vote for! Medicare! ...
by nwgates
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 03:46 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Just an update on the dinner theater listed in the below article.
by Patrick is Lucky
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 08:08 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
My most recent diary was a rant trying - rather desperately - to overcome the well-earned revulsion I felt toward some commenters who spent all their time demanding other people rescue them and zero ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 426 comments on Sun Jul 17, 2011 at 07:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
That's right they do...and they'd do anything for it! They'll beg, they'll #ff you on Twitter, they might even break out into a spontaneous rap praising your amazing self... who is this ...
by Spedwybabs
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 09:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
We've gone over television theme songs from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, so now we are up to the 1980s. I've listed some of the more well known television themes but I know that there are others out ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat May 14, 2011 at 09:06 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
From The Nashville Examiner we get what appears to be a ...
by lostboyjim
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 06:02 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
They staged it as well as possible this time it seems! Wow, there they were into the wee hours, facing each other, hands on their still holstered pistols, waiting to see who would back down first.
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Apr 09, 2011 at 01:34 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As I posted yesterday, this will be an intermittent diary series related to events tied to the day it is published. Today is February 18. What happened on this day below the fold:
by aravir
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 04:54 AM PST with 0 Recommends
In this past campaign, we heard yet another round of conservative ads and rhetoric bashing Obama & the Dems over the bailouts, the purchase of GM & Chrysler, and the stimulus. And I feel my blood ...
by J Keplar
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 05:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
My interest is in conflict resolution, and when I can, I volunteer my skills as an analyst and writer to help bloody circumstances in Democratic Republic of Congo. I've been writing about it a lot ...
by rb137
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jul 05, 2010 at 06:58 PM PDT with 55 Recommends