Posting History for One Pissed Off Liberal
|The OPOL Report: Fake change in a new box edition
Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts. Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/03/2015||151||228||4||-|
|Daily Kos comes through again!
Thanks everyone for responding to an urgent need yesterday. One of our own was in trouble and you guys came through...as you so often do. Here is the diary from yesterday that this is in reference ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/23/2015||30||76||-||-|
|Calling all kossacks - help needed - please rec this
$343 is not that much money...but it is needed by tomorrow. I posted a diary earlier via the Daily Kos Fund Raisers group, but it didn't get much attention and only raised $60 - which I and Fineena ...
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|Fineena not out of the woods yet
Our friend, Fineena is still coping with difficult circumstances. I first wrote about her situation here . She could still use a little more of our help. Her latest email explains:
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/22/2015||19||29||-||-|
|Happy Ben Masel Day everybody!
Note: Please forgive the re-post but in this case it seems appropriate. Madison, Wisconsin has designated April 20, Ben Masel Day in honor of our friend and compatriot who was so well known and ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/20/2015||43||94||1||-|
|Your call is very important to us
Good and bad, I define these terms Quite clear, no doubt, somehow Ah, but I was so much older then I’m younger than that now ~ b. dylan hello hello? Into the void we go it's very ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/19/2015||35||68||-||-|
|The Woodstock Photo
About 20 years ago an old and dear friend from my youth showed me a photo I had forgotten existed. It was an old time-ravaged black and white of me and my old friend, Bobby Hall. It is the only photo,
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/18/2015||181||300||2||-|
|The limits of desire
Having reached the grand old age of 63, I find myself taking stock of my life. 63 is like 200 in hippie years. I've become an old man, something I never really saw coming. I never thought I'd make ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/29/2015||48||116||3||-|
|You guys are the best
We had a fundraiser for fineena a couple of days back and you guys kicked ass. I can't tell you how thankful I am for your kindness and generosity. These qualities are the finest the human race has ...
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|We have a sister who's in trouble
Her name is Fineena. Many of you know her. She's been around since '08 and is known for her personal generosity and enthusiastic participation in our community. She's also known for the cool scarves ...
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|Future Shocked and the Emergent Future
Personal Note: I have experienced a devastating data loss regarding my now six-year long book project (don't ask - data encryption gone wrong). I was holding back on publishing this diary, thinking ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/05/2015||42||42||2||-|
|An OPOL Report SPECIAL: I just looked around and he was gone
Like many of my generation (I was about to turn 12 at the time), I have been haunted by the JFK assassination ever since the day it happened, November 22, 1963. It was the crime of my lifetime, or ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||02/06/2015||37||62||-||-|
|The Huntsville Hippies
Note to Kossacks: This is more 1st draft material from my book in progress, The Secret History of My Foolish Heart . It is adapted from an unfinished chapter and enhanced (or embellished, at least) ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/08/2015||156||146||5||-|
|Peace on Earth
A simple message for the holidays:
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|A nation blind to their disgrace
NOTE: My title is taken from the song, No Bravery by former British soldier, James Blunt. I think it is sadly appropriate for this terrible moment in our nation's history.
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|Our heroes in Congress are stealing Indian land (again)
And it's not even the 1800s. All I have to say about this story is... Holy FUCK! Look what these assholes are doing now!
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/05/2014||67||143||1||-|
|The hole in my soul is the least of it
I grew up in the wake of WWII, was in fact born into a military family smack in the middle of the Korean war, and found myself coming of age on a fast-track trajectory for Vietnam. What a bizarre ...
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|We had the music, they had the media and the guns
Note: This started as a comment in Democrats Ramshield's diary, The dirty f**king progressive hippies were right about the Wall Street suit and tie generation . I think it's an important subject so I'
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/29/2014||209||204||4||-|
|The OPOL Report: I smoke 2 joints in the morning
I smoke 2 joints in the morning, I smoke 2 joints at night, I smoke 2 joints in the afternoon, cause de law say it's alright.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/10/2014||136||215||3||-|
|The OPOL Report: Days of Miracle and Wonder
It did not take long for City of Fort Lauderdale to make good on the promise to criminally charge those who violate a new ordinance that effectively outlaws groups from feeding the homeless in public.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/05/2014||75||195||-||-|
|I would move heaven and earth to find peace
Were that within the scope of my capabilities, that is. I would swan dive into an active volcano, I would bathe in Ebola, I would defy despots, stare into the sun, eat glass and throw myself onto ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||10/12/2014||188||285||6||-|
|Climate: Desperately seeking transformation
One very interesting thing about humans is our ability to self-evolve. There may be other species capable of improving themselves through cognition, I don't know, but in humans it's a hallmark. ...
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|To the FCC on the issue of Network Neutrality
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . There is no more important issue than that of Network Neutrality. The brilliant R. Buckminster Fuller posited decades ago that we would always think our way ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/06/2014||36||116||3||-|
|We tortured some guys
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . Murdered some stuff, invaded some countries and shit. We never said we were perfect. Guess we were right. Some folks are not going to like this, so, you know,
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/02/2014||444||322||5||-|
|glorifying war is a sin
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I have several old friends who turned into rwnjs. One of them, who never had a political thought in his head, married into republican money and now he is one.
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|The Act of Killing
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I've just seen the most surreal and affecting film I think I have ever seen. It's called The Act of Killing .
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/21/2014||74||140||3||-|
|Lessig and Hedges on Money and Politics
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I've heard people criticize Lawrence Lessig, accusing him of being a scammer or somehow not on the up and up and Hedges has been under attack recently, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/18/2014||29||37||2||-|
|A Costa Rica retrospective
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I've been back in the USA for about a month now. I discussed how that came to be in Early morning, Cahuita , my last diary from Costa Rica. Previous ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/12/2014||129||275||5||-|
|The crux of the biscuit
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I've long been aware of the growing schism between the actions of our elected officials and the best interests of their constituents (we the people). I've ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/05/2014||104||239||3||-|
|MAYDAY PAC has 12 hrs. left UPDATED X 2
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . 42723 pledges $4,679,821 pledged of $5,000,000 goal 12 hours left time remaining to pledge ... as long as it's 4th of July somewhere in the Union (THANK YOU, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/04/2014||53||89||1||-|
|“We cannot ignore this corruption anymore.” UPDATED
* Cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . Note: This piece was originally titled, 'I left apoplectic four-thousand outrages ago.' I've replaced that title with a quote from Lawrence Lessig, whose TED ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/28/2014||329||472||33||-|
|The Humanitarian Left
Note : This article is cross-posted from Humanitarian Left . I think of myself as being part of the humanitarian left. That's not a formal thing (afaik). I'm not an ideologue, a dedicated Marxist ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/23/2014||160||235||12||-|
|Early morning, Cahuita
5/15 - Just past sunrise and it's cool. No discernible breeze at the moment. And no rain. It's dawning a bright and sunny day, but it's rainy season, it could be raining like hell in an hour. The ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/02/2014||95||195||2||-|
NOTE : I ended my last Costa Rica diary with this: There's a great, tight-knit community here among the American expats, most of them old hippies, academics or artists and we are continuing to ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/17/2014||103||175||4||-|
|Something big is brewing in California
It's a march. Starting this Saturday, May 17th in Los Angeles.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/15/2014||273||389||7||-|
|Life in the Jungle
Note: While I fully intend to prattle on about the jungle because I am all caught up in the romance of it and the sheer physical beauty of it, I feel I must do so with the following caveat: where I ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/26/2014||108||250||2||-|
|Life is hard, even in Cahuita
This was originally titled, 'Everything is sweeta in Cahuita.' I could have kept that title. It's not altogether inaccurate, it's not entirely contradicted by experience, but experience informs. Don'...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/20/2014||151||268||1||-|
|Life in the Irie Zone
Previous episodes in this series include: Adios Gringolandia Pura Vida I used to have kidneys - then I took the road to ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/01/2014||72||123||1||-|
When we showed up at Alice Olson's doorway all clueless and hopeful. Alice and her husband Mike undertook to clue us in. Even with receptive clue-ees, there is only so much cluing in one can manage ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/29/2014||74||212||2||-|
|Kossacks in Paradise – Mike and Alice Olson of Nosara
We'd made plans to go visit with kossack, Alice Olson in Nosara, an hour and a half or so south of Avellanas. She had very kindly extended an invitation in the comment thread of Adios Gringolandia , ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/24/2014||66||175||1||-|
|I used to have kidneys - then I took the road to Tamarindo
NOTE: This post is sort of the blog equivalent of inviting you over to watch my home videos. So, lo siento mucho and you've been warned. As has been said , sometimes the travel gods are with you, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/07/2014||191||338||6||-|
Pura vida is Spanish for pure life. It is to Costa Ricans what 'hang loose' is to Hawaiians – an iconic expression of native cool. Pura vida. Pure life, baby. On the eve of my departure, I ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||02/15/2014||167||284||2||-|
|State of the Funion
Ladies and germs, millipedes and marsupials, all creatures great and small, I gotta be honest: Things aren't so great right at the moment here in the good ol' US of A. Unless you're Jamie Dimon or ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/28/2014||130||135||3||-|
I've been away for a while working on a couple of book projects and trying to figure out how I might survive over the next few years as I grow older, broker and ever less employable. I've been ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/19/2014||631||739||30||-|
|Kos Katalogue: Cry me a river
Note: This essay is both a celebration of human creativity and community, and a paean to artists, craftsmen, storytellers, songwriters, musicians, poets, writers, dancers and dreamers - and any and ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/14/2013||68||128||5||-|
|Doing the right thing
We have rules in society, and for the most part, generally speaking and at their most basic level, they are good ones: don't rob, steal, kill, set your neighbor's house on fire, etc. But not all ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/12/2013||198||388||5||-|
|Getting off the tiger is the hard part
More in the continuing saga of my misspent youth This is more 1st draft material from my memoir in progress, The Secret History of My Foolish Heart . Please forgive the ragged 1st draft quality. ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/03/2013||110||179||7||-|
|No place for principled lefties
The victory represented by the election of Barack Obama was also a tragedy, as it turns out. The sellout was predictable, perhaps inevitable but was surprising in its swiftness and completeness. ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/20/2013||1532||458||13||-|
Set aside for a moment, if you can, what has been drilled into you from birth. Forget temporarily, just for the sake of discussion, the culture from which you spring and all the baggage that comes ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/13/2013||110||170||-||-|
|Kos Katalogue - A little help from my friends
Note: I've sprinkled the diary with some of my Photoshop work. Hope you don't mind. We are living through, what for some of us, are the most difficult times of our lives. Many of us have never seen ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/11/2013||56||125||2||-|
|The problem with presidents
We tend to think of presidents and presidential candidates as autonomous actors. They are not. We'd like to believe that if we just elect the right person, someone with the right stuff, a reformer, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||07/06/2013||290||350||7||-|
|The OPOL Report: God Doesn't Care If You Smoke Weed
Note: We here at the OPOL Report have no real claim to journalistic integrity. We make no bones about it. Do we have an ideological axe or two to grind? We most certainly do. Pardon us while we take ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/30/2013||122||174||-||-|
|Slip Sliding Away
That old boiling frogs metaphor has never been so apt. The slow, steady and relentless erosion of civil rights, political sanity and social justice never ceases. It's alarming to me that even those ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/26/2013||387||311||6||-|
People seek to understand things in the simplest possible terms. Ideology, party loyalty, personal habits of thought and such things as enculturation make things simpler for us day by day by ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/23/2013||158||249||1||-|
|UPDATED: The OPOL Report: The sad, the shameful and the indefensible
In our too sad department: 4-year-old boy accidentally kills dad in Arizona I had a snarky comment about the 2nd Amendment, but this is just too sad for levity. The lessons this story contains, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/15/2013||230||276||4||-|
|Speaking truth to power
“...speaking truth to power is never without risk." Edward Snowden I often err in my writing in one way or another. I'm an emotional person and my writing reflects that...not always to my credit.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/13/2013||824||295||-||-|
|Yawn you f**king idiots
I try not to go around picking fights or calling people names but sometimes you just have to call a war criminal a war criminal, a repressive regime a repressive regime or a fucking idiot a fucking ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/10/2013||1691||927||29||-|
|The OPOL Report: Say What?
Things just keep getting stranger and stranger in our woefully misguided country. "I'm a little concerned that things have gotten a little out of whack." Eric Holder Me too Eric. Me too. From ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/07/2013||213||302||8||-|
|Mijo: Healing the earth through permaculture
I've written here before about my son, Daniel . Many here know him. Though he has mostly lurked at Daily Kos, posting only a single diary (written when he was 17) , in a way he grew up here. He has ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/04/2013||103||123||3||-|
|Crime and Punishment in the 21st Century
I had an interesting conversation with my son recently about the things people think and the ideas they hold. I mentioned that, as odd as it may sound, doing a lot of jail and prison time seems to ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/02/2013||107||135||2||-|
|Atlanta Kos Meetup, June 1st, 2013
The Atlanta kos meetup was a huge success. Quite a few showed up. eeff had to cancel at the last minute because of work demands. He was missed, as was Annrose and a few others. Sadly, racheltracks ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||06/02/2013||87||90||1||-|
|I'm a Jackrabbit Baby! I've Been Known to Jump and Jive
NOTE I: The title comes from a song I once wrote even though I am a musical illiterate. Jackrabbit is prison guard vernacular for a convict who is considered to be an escape risk. NOTE II: This is ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/31/2013||54||92||5||-|
|Atlanta kos meetup this Saturday!
June 1st at Manuel's Tavern (aka: the unofficial Georgia Democratic Party HQ), 2:30 PM. We have reserved the Eagles Nest , so ask a barkeep if you can't find us. Directions to Manuel's at the ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/30/2013||32||51||-||-|
|Evolution for the hell of it: an emergency bailout for Planet Earth
No not that kind of evolution, not the kind they don't want to teach in schools - evolution in the social sense. We forget sometimes that we're a social species, we're so busy beating up, oppressing ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||05/16/2013||75||151||3||-|
|Vote 4Freedom! (plus Some Photoshop Work)
I'm sneaking in a plug for my friend and yours, kossack 4Freedom . Please take a few seconds to vote for her Netroots Nation scholarship . The deadline is Tuesday. Here's a link to all the reasons ...
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|The OPOL Report: This Just In
Note from the Editorial Staff: We here at the Slacker News Network are, well...slackers – so you may want to take the 'this just in' with a grain of salt. Maybe two.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/25/2013||87||286||-||-|
|Apologies to the NN'13 staff and judges
I got a little hot and bothered earlier about some pet causes and posted an intemperate diary. I erupted without thinking it completely through, and maligned some good people who are no doubt doing ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/23/2013||95||95||-||-|
|A few questions for the organizers of Netroots Nation '13
Why was a proposed panel on torture by the highly respected anti-torture activist Chacounne , not approved? What could be more germane to our perilous moral predicament as a nation and a people? ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/23/2013||156||89||-||-|
|The Siegelman Case and why it should trouble you
I'm from Alabama and I know Don Siegelman. I know this man. I know what his vision was for Alabama, from the time he was in high school. I was in it up to my neck with him in Montgomery in the late ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/22/2013||174||465||11||-|
|Happy Ben Masel Day everybody!
Madison, Wisconsin has designated April 20, Ben Masel Day in honor of our friend and compatriot who was so well known and well loved here at dailykos and elsewhere. Ben was known far and wide for ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/20/2013||143||274||1||-|
|Vetwife's father just died
She's very upset and in route to Georgia in emergency mode. She asked that I let her friends know what was going on. My thoughts are with Vetwife and her family. Update: She's not going to be able ...
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|Hell No! There's No Way to Vote Against Goldman Sachs
“There is no way in the American political system to vote against the interest of Goldman Sachs. It's impossible. Or Exxon Mobil.” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||04/10/2013||176||291||11||-|
There was a time when it was possible to believe that our leaders cared about us and the common welfare. Especially if you ignored the sorry state of civil rights, economic and social inequalities ...
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|Okiciyap - We Help
Of all the people down through history who have gotten a raw deal, the Native Americans have to be right in there at the top. The tragedy of that history is compounded for me by the strong ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/25/2013||44||116||1||-|
|UPDATED: The Democrats Have No Clothes
UPDATE: Diary edited to delete reference to the Black Agenda Report as I have been apprised of some unfortunate associations there which I cannot support. The message of the diary remains the same. ...
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|Our Better Angels
Some people objected to the title of my last diary, USA: A Giant Juggernaut of Greed and Evil . I knew many would dislike that choice of titles or take offense. Though it is admittedly hyperbole, ...
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|USA: A Giant Juggernaut of Greed and Evil
It's easy to focus on those things that are going well, science, technology and so on, and those things that don't matter at all, sports, entertainment, the Kardashians, while ignoring those things ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||03/11/2013||292||274||7||-|
| Poets in Prison
More in the continuing saga of my misspent youth. This is more 1st draft material from my memoir in progress, The Secret History of My Foolish Heart . As with most any 1st draft material there ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||02/21/2013||29||45||6||-|
|What's possible for humanity? vs. What's in it for me?
A point missed by most conservatives, and many others as well, is that even if we had an unlimited supply of cheap oil, we'd still have to quit burning it, pumping it out of the ground, bathing in it,
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|He Was a Friend of Mine
This is not about any particular friend. It's just about friends. And I'm not making a distinction between friends and other loved ones, or between love and compassion for that matter. These are all ...
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|This is a song about Ben Masel
This is a song about Ben Masel They tried to break him but he gave 'em hell (sung to the tune Neil Young's My, My, Hey, Hey ) I know, not much of a song. He deserves better. Just some bad rhyme, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/20/2013||43||94||2||-|
|Emergence of the Hive Mind – Orchids in the Cracks
There is a principle in Judo called kuzushi that refers to the art of unbalancing one's opponent. Stated simply: push when pulled, pull when pushed. The 'ju' in judo or ju jitsu, its direct ancestor,
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/17/2013||149||253||24||-|
|In a universe such as this
In a universe such as this, it is a mistake not to allow for possibilities. Orion - courtesy of NASA's Hubble Space ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||01/01/2013||108||167||2||-|
|All I want for Christmas is for karma to be real
Yep, that's it. I just want people to get what they deserve. I want the poor to be treated like human beings. I want the discriminated against to be welcomed as equals. I want the sick to be treated,
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/24/2012||182||411||1||-|
|I feel like I'm watching the Democratic party commit suicide
My feelings about Barack Obama are complicated. As a man, he is about as impressive as they come. He rose from humble origins as a mixed-race kid from a broken home in a deeply racist nation to take ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/19/2012||896||682||10||-|
|The Scary Part About Being Human
Fear is a very primal thing. We all feel it, often on a deep atavistic level that transcends reason or intellect. No one who has ever lived has not known the powerful animal feeling of it. It's in ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/15/2012||25||48||-||-|
|Message from Dana Siegelman
You know how I feel about this travesty. We should all be taking this very seriously in my opinion. I'm now going to post Dana's message without further comment.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/14/2012||11||46||-||-|
|Lower the Ceiling and Raise the Floor
I fully realize that our government is unlikely to ever do anything much that I might think is wise or desirable. We just don't see eye-to-eye. They've done a piss poor job of taking care of the ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||12/08/2012||203||310||5||-|
|This Month's Last Propane Project Diary: We Are All Related
I discovered an affinity for Native Americans and their story when I was a young boy, and it's been with me all my life. It manifests in my writing and in my art.
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/25/2012||45||116||5||-|
|Where We Stand
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune. Noam Chomsky
|One Pissed Off Liberal||11/16/2012||225||402||17||-|
|“Life is suffering,” said the Buddha.
I think he may have been on to something too. Mine certainly has been of late...though I don't want to put too fine a point on that. You never have to look very far to find people who make your own ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||10/21/2012||225||347||4||-|
|'Happy Birthday, Aji!'
I'm a day late and a dollar short and just barely with it, but this is for you. The following Photoshop 'paintings' are based on the brilliant photographic work of Edward S. Curtis:
|One Pissed Off Liberal||10/20/2012||82||131||-||-|
|If I Never See You Again
I'm going in for surgery in the morning, so I'll be out of commission for a few days, maybe longer. It's not life-threatening, or at least no more so than usual for major surgery, but when you go ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||10/04/2012||481||699||5||2764|
|Lessons From the Blogosphere
I've hesitated to post this because I know that numerous examples can be found of me violating my own advice – but then that is how people learn. Please forgive my hypocrisy. I'm speaking to ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||09/30/2012||159||281||9||1475|
|Save Your Tears For the Hideously Rich
It is not those who sacrifice their lives for the nation, children born into poverty, the elderly, the homeless, those who struggle valiantly for subsistence or those whose fortunes turn sour, whose ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||09/20/2012||92||210||3||884|
|Denial is not just for Global Warming anymore
I love OCD wrote an interesting diary the other day about how the Republican 'good news', as flatulent as it is, is an easier sell than our harsh reality. I think there is a lot of truth to that. ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||09/03/2012||223||195||6||1039|
|Desmond Tutu: Bush/Blair Should Face Trial
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||09/02/2012||48||115||2||431|
|Political Prisoner #1: Don Siegelman
I posted here recently about the Siegelman case and the enormous travesty of justice it represents. The American Trial Lawyer magazine, a publication of The American Trial Lawyers Association , has ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/20/2012||26||41||-||132|
|Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair
Note: I write about the 60s here and now because no other era is so pertinent to this crucial moment in time. If you ask me, we should learn our history and get off this crazy-assed merry-go-round ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/14/2012||460||410||26||1825|
|If you'd like to help Don Siegelman...
In my recent rant about the August 3rd sentencing of Don Siegelman, kossack HappyinNM suggested I start a petition asking President Obama to pardon Gov. Siegelman – which I did and added to my ...
|One Pissed Off Liberal||08/08/2012||87||152||1||548|
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- Cross-posted from Real Economics . The TPP has brought the issue of "free trade agreements" to the fore again, so I think it is time we looked honestly at what has happened to the three North ...37 comments 52 Recs
- Serious scholarship presenting unpleasant truth: A-White-Son-Of-Ferguson-On-Why-St-Louis-Can-t-...6 comments 10 Recs
- Hina Wong-Kalu is a māhū . That is the native Hawaiian term for a person who embodies both male and female spirit. In the language of Western culture a māhū would ...8 comments 17 Recs
- Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary (published Monday - Friday, 8:00 PM Eastern) where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of ...61 comments 28 Recs
- Titled: Sea Otter - Putting His Feet Up Artist: Mark Hobson In many ways I've had a charmed childhood. I grew up in a small village in Wales: Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant, and when I turned 10, my ...66 comments 71 Recs
- When it comes down to it, the president has a problem. No one doubts that he is wicked smart. And there's the rub when it comes to the Trans Pacific Partnership: if he was, say, Sarah Palin-level ...84 comments 113 Recs