" The most important job I ever had was Precinct Captain ." —Harry S Truman
I n the past few months, starting shortly before Christmas, the founder of this blog has several times made comments ...
Bib Netanyahui's statements about Arabs "voting in droves", using settlements to separate Jerusalem from Palestinian Bethlehem and his rejection of the two-state plan shocked many Americans, ...
Jim Ward (D-Wichita) couldn't have imagined how his plan to force medicaid hearings would go in February . Today, in Topeka, the answer was made clear as the hearing was forced into larger rooms -
Are you serious?
Back in September 2013, Tan Nguyen was driving 78 MPH in a 75 MPH zone. Nevada Deputy Sgt. Lee Dove pulled him over for driving those three miles over the speed limit. Dove asked ...
Money, during a bad economy, doesn't actually disappear, it just moves around into different hands and different accounts. If a whole segment of America all of a sudden doesn't have money because ...
It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes.
Now, I have to imagine that when a younger John Lewis woke up that ...
Once again, adhering to Fair Use Standards will not remotely do this justice so I am just posting snippets to whet your appetite and you MUST go read the whole bit: it's not that long.
Sure, people ...
Nearly four years after brutally beating, running over, and killing James Anderson, an African-American factory worker and family man in Jackson, Mississippi, ten white men and women have all been ...
3rd UPDATE: : Since this diary is still on the rec list, I would be remiss if I failed to mention the previous diary by Jud Lounsberry, Myth Busting Scott Walker's "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" ...
The seething, bigoted spectacle taking place in Alabama this week after becoming the latest state to join the nation in marriage equality has been predictably nauseating. With Alabama Chief ...