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Bernie HAS to Differentiate Himself from HRC
He says he is serious. If he IS serious, then he has to differentiate himself from Hillary, which is simple because there are miles of daylight between them on virtually every aspect of the economy, ...
Words In Action 05/02/2015 142 40 1 -
Bernie Sanders: Agenda for America
Bernie Sanders has an Agenda for America . Bernie is not following in the wake of public opinion, which itself is following in the wake of social/human need. He is leading, because to people like ...
Words In Action 05/01/2015 59 31 1 -
HRC vs. Bernie: Not Sure There's A Future Here [UPDATE]
Pragmatically speaking, is it possible for the Bernie camp, those who have not forgotten Hope and Change, and the HRC camp, those who are glad and/or resigned to her inevitable coronation, to ride ...
Words In Action 04/30/2015 165 18 1 -
Further to 33 1/3rds Remarks on Inconveniencing Limousine Liberal Alec Baldwin
This is actually a long a comment I made within the thread of thirty three and a third's "Alec Baldwin Tweets on #FightFor15 Recalls “White Moderate” MLK Dreaded/NeoLib 1% Bubble, posted ...
Words In Action 04/23/2015 34 7 - -
2016 is NOT About the Supreme Court. It's About the "Democratic" Party.
So let me get this straight. We're going to outmaneuver the oligarchs by placing a person or two on the SCOTUS while leaving hundreds of neoliberals in place, from the bottom to the White House, ...
Words In Action 04/20/2015 783 205 3 -
NEWSFLASH: Mental Health Experts Warn of 'Emotional Toxicity' of Neoliberalism
Queued for cross-posting on caucus99percent . Neoliberalism, that buzzword--the definition of which is the source of many a misdirection and hi-jacking, the existence of which many kossacks will ...
Words In Action 04/19/2015 153 97 7 -
On Democracy, Justice, HRC & Circular Firing Squads
Widely distributed income and wealth and the power and influence they confer within the public sphere are VITAL to democracy and justice. Real democracy and justice will not, cannot exist when income,
Words In Action 04/17/2015 189 28 1 -
About that Iran Nuke Deal
I admit that I am not tracking this issue much beyond the headlines, in part because of the outrageousness of the Republicans' behavior. It was obnoxious and crazy, per ideological design, from the ...
Words In Action 04/02/2015 15 14 - -
Put Prosecutor McCulloch On Public Mock Trial
In thinking about the various ways in which the national Ferguson-support "community" can respond to the heinous miscarriage of justice we have witnessed, it occurred to me that putting Bob McCulloch,
Words In Action 11/25/2014 19 10 1 -
1%er Nick Hanauer's Brilliant OT Wage Idea for Obama [w/Poll: 116 votes]
Robert Reich posted this on facebook today: Business owner Nick Hanauer has a good idea: By executive order the President could raise the salary level at which employers are required to pay ...
Words In Action 11/19/2014 33 30 - -
Selma (The Movie)
So UTvoter and I went to see Interstellar tonight (long, but recommended; good cast) and beforehand we saw the trailer for Selma , an upcoming film produced by Oprah Winfrey about "Martin Luther King,
Words In Action 11/09/2014 3 10 - -
Beyond Political Fatigue
Hey folks, I am done with politics. I hope Republicans get a super majority in 2016. That will move the timeline for the second Civil War they want to about 2020, which means the country will have ...
Words In Action 11/05/2014 28 24 - -
Bring Out the Big Guns, Change the Narrative, Win Elections. [w/Poll]
People. The Republicans have ratcheted up their fear machines, loosed a barrage of fear missiles. The MSM has risen to take the bait. Forget about corporate conspiracy. Fear brings traffic. Fear ...
Words In Action 10/21/2014 12 8 - -
What Grimes SHOULD Say [w/POLL: 112 Votes]
It's not deflection, IMHO. It's the truth. She was no doubt more calculating in her decision not to answer Chuck "DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?" Effing Todd's question as to whether or not she voted for ...
Words In Action 10/15/2014 31 6 - -
It's Not Too Late! 23 More GOTV Days!
And here's something to grease the skids! Carrots! A Bushel of Carrots!! Guaranteed!!! Call it our October Surprise Bonanza! Here you go! You vote us into the majority in both chambers and we ...
Words In Action 10/12/2014 15 11 1 -
A Worse Turnout Nightmare?
Well, The Hill is reporting that concerns with turnout are finally dawning in the minds of the Party establishment. Just like the waning weeks of 2010. Brilliant. A Gallup poll last week found ...
Words In Action 10/11/2014 418 182 - -
Winning the Future with Radical Voter Turnout
History tells us we can expect 38-40% turnout for the upcoming mid-term election. For both parties combined. That accounts for all the GOTV efforts we can reasonably expect. It does not necessarily ...
Words In Action 09/18/2014 48 15 - -
Chuck Todd MSMsplains A Poll
So NBC has this poll that indicates 54% of Americans think President Obama is "unable to lead this country." Forget historical analysis, e.g., the Bush administration polling lows, you know, context,
Words In Action 06/18/2014 42 16 - -
Newsflash: Tester & Bennet Introduce Bill for Lifetime Ban on Lobbying
Actually, I read about this in a fb post from OurTime.Org . I searched here, no news from this week that I could find. Maybe I missed it? Ditto for HuffPo. So I googled it and found "Bennet, Tester ...
Words In Action 06/07/2014 95 145 5 -
Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC Meets Its $1M Goal In Thirteen Days
Following on the heels of his March To End Corruption , Lawrence Lessig , director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and ...
Words In Action 05/14/2014 11 29 1 -
If You Don't Like Money in Politics
If You Don't Like Money in Politics there are a few things going on you may want to know about. And you may want to get involved along with me and hundreds of thousands of others. May One PAC -- ...
Words In Action 05/12/2014 16 34 - -
Transgender Teacher Under Attack in TX - Help? <UPDATE>
I don't think this qualifies as a diary so much as a heads up on some more atrocious behavior in TX and on the interwebs with an opportunity for you to help set the record straight. I saw this ...
Words In Action 04/11/2014 10 19 - -
Democrats could end it
If a million Democrats went and stood on the steps of the Supreme Court and protested McCutcheon they could end it. If they were willing to stay, some getting arrested (it's illegal to protest ...
Words In Action 04/05/2014 81 21 - -
In Defense Of the Vulnerable
On the Ted Rall "rascist" comic strip, there are some people among those whom I respect a great deal who found it offensive. With them, I would engage in serious, open-minded discussion. I could be ...
Words In Action 12/02/2013 306 31 1 -
Halloween Parade - RIP, Lou Reed
Thanks for the wit, insight and humanity, Lou. "Halloween Parade" There's a down town fairy singing out "Proud Mary" As she cruises Christopher Street And some Southern Queen is acting loud and ...
Words In Action 10/31/2013 36 23 - -
One Nation Under Borg
The source is a quick read so I encourage everyone to take a look . Just a teaser here: DARPA insists that Atlas is not being designed for adversarial military tasks, but for humanitarian reasons—...
Words In Action 07/24/2013 180 61 3 -
Democracy Convention, Madison, WI
Democracy Convention Madison College, downtown campus Madison, WI August 7 (12pm) -11 (6pm), 2013 (i.e., 16 days from now) Democracy is coming...to the U.S.A. Nine conferences. One movement. ...
Words In Action 07/22/2013 21 12 - -
NSA Lawsuits Because Snowden, Whistleblower
By now many if not most participants in this community are aware that more than two dozen organizations have banded together to sue the NSA . Because Snowden. If that isn't evidence of public ...
Words In Action 07/18/2013 246 130 1 -
The Democrats' Dirty War
I often have an approach-avoidance problem with important documentaries I know will upset me. There are dozens, probably hundreds I have not watched for just that reason. I suspect others deal with ...
Words In Action 07/05/2013 68 44 - -
Stuff That Really Matters™☮ ♥ ☺ 5.28.13 - Get Apocalyptic
Excerpted from an article in Yes! Magazine's current Summer 2013 issue: Love and the Apocalypse . Feeling anxious about life in a broken-down society on a stressed-out planet? That’s hardly ...
Words In Action 05/28/2013 14 20 1 -
Clocks and Compasses Are Our Friends
Every time I read a comment "reminding" me that there have always been people who think the world is going to hell in a handbasket, and that therefore today's Climate, Class and Terror War "Concern ...
Words In Action 05/27/2013 19 21 1 -
Stuff That Really Matters™☮ ♥ ☺ 5.25.13 - The New Economy
The dot-com boom seems like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? Pre-financial collapse. Pre- real estate collapse. Pre-9/11. Pre dot-com collapse. Pre-election 2000. And yet even after all those things, ...
Words In Action 05/25/2013 21 23 - -
Stuff That Really Matters™☮ ♥ ☺ 5.26.13 - The Story of Change
THE STORY OF CHANGE fyi, this video is 6:29. A transcript follows. This is an unofficial, independent, voluntarily produced transcript . All emphases added. { } contain transcriber comments In ...
Words In Action 05/24/2013 7 11 1 -
Stuff That Really Matters™☮ ♥ ☺ 5.24.13
GROWTH BY CONSUMPTION Our economy, our civilization: what could possibly go wrong? [caption added] This is the extended version of Victor Lebow's vision for ...
Words In Action 05/24/2013 26 23 1 -
Stuff That Really Matters™☮ ♥ ☺
If Climate Change matters to you, The Story of Stuff should be part of your mindset, your toolkit, your spiel and your life plan. Seriously. Something dead serious is wrong and that matters. Each ...
Words In Action 05/20/2013 65 73 9 -
Story of Stuff Project & Netroots Sustainability Dream Job in Berkeley?
I have really wanted to write a diary about The Story of Stuff Project because it is one of the coolest things this planet has to offer at this particularly very uncool, getting less-cool-by-the-...
Words In Action 05/17/2013 14 18 - -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call, Chat Notes
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
Words In Action 05/09/2013 22 23 5 -
Shift Change (Documentary on Worker Cooperatives)
When I was listening to YES! Magazine's conference call on the Growth of the Cooperative Movement last week, Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative ...
Words In Action 05/07/2013 15 19 - -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Q&A
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
Words In Action 05/06/2013 17 18 - -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Pt 5
Previously in this series: Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. YES! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
Words In Action 05/05/2013 10 18 2 -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Pt 4
Previously in this series: Last Min. Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. Yes! Mag - Conf Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! Magazine , an ...
Words In Action 05/05/2013 17 24 2 -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Pt 3
Previously in this series: Last Min. Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved. Yes! Magazine Conference Call - Includes some information on cooperatives and YES! ...
Words In Action 05/04/2013 19 20 4 -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Pt 2
On Thursday, I published a last-minute announcement of a Conference Call on The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved that was held by YES! Magazine later that day. After the ...
Words In Action 05/04/2013 19 31 5 -
The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call Transcript, Pt 1
Yesterday I posted a last minute notice about YES! Magazine's open Conference Call (last night) to discuss The Growing Cooperatives Movement and How You Can Get Involved . I know of at least one ...
Words In Action 05/02/2013 25 20 3 -
Last Min. Notice: The Growing Cooperatives Movement & How You Can Get Involved - YES! Mag Conf Call
YES! Magazine is holding a Conference Call later today, 5/1, at 7PM EDT , to discuss The Growing Cooperatives Movement and How You Can Get Involved . Note: Due to my enthusiasm for YES!, this is ...
Words In Action 05/01/2013 29 24 4 -
Robin Hood Tax Bill & March
So, I participated in this march to rally for a Robin Hood Tax while I was in D.C. last Saturday, April 20th. (The blue-striped sleeve holding the right-side of the yellow "Make the Banks Pay" ...
Words In Action 04/23/2013 29 24 - -
D.C. Cohousing Tour May 18 (Intentional Community R&D Group)
Mid-Atlantic Cohousing (MAC) is conducting its annual D.C. bus tour on Saturday, May 18th. The full-day event (8:30-6:30) includes: - Morning ...
Words In Action 04/18/2013 8 11 1 -
Elizabeth Warren: Election Narrative Reality Check (2008-2014)
Elizabeth Warren has quickly demonstrated that it is still possible for officials of intelligence and integrity to publicly confront and investigate abuses of power and criminality with direct ...
Words In Action 04/15/2013 17 16 - -
Hell No! No Grand Bargain. Death of the Third Way: Son of Plutocracy
Neoliberal Capitalism and the Third Way In neoliberal capitalism as it was championed in Reagan's supply-side economics and embraced by the Democratic Party's Third Way promoters: - "The Economy"
Words In Action 04/11/2013 47 57 1 -
Hell No! No Grand Bargain: Are We At War With Our Own Neoliberals? [125 Votes In!]
Could it be that war has been declared upon us and we simply have neglected to acknowledge it and reciprocate? I mean, the Class War went on for years and years before there were many objections ...
Words In Action 04/10/2013 152 105 - -
Watch the Native American Schimmel Sisters on the National Stage!
Two native Americans (Oregon, Umatillo), star Shoni Schimmel and "sixth-man" Jude, are playing in the Women's NCAA Finals, leading Louisville against UConn, right now! They have been a cinderella ...
Words In Action 04/09/2013 21 8 - -
The Farm II: Changing People
Previously in this series: The Farm: Origins Context: This series on The Farm comprises a Case Study in Intentional Community Stephen Gaskin's language, philosophy and spiritual orientation were ...
Words In Action 04/08/2013 16 16 1 -
Saturday Night
Got any Saturday songs? Friday?
Words In Action 04/06/2013 18 7 - -
How the 90% Is Getting Something for Nothing: Wage Slavery
Wage slavery refers to a situation perceived as quasi- voluntary slavery , where a person's livelihood depends on wages , especially when the dependence is total and immediate. It is a negatively ...
Words In Action 03/30/2013 183 99 8 -
The Farm: Origins
If spiritually-based collectivism is a path to actualization, then the award for "The Most Well Worn" would go, hands down, to The Farm. If an evolved ethos and practice of intentional community ...
Words In Action 03/28/2013 25 26 1 -
Intentional Community Events: AZ CA IN MA MI MO NH ON OR PA TN VA WA
This is not a complete list of opportunities nationwide, but it is still pretty extensive and it begins to demonstrate the level of activity out there. I've posted it incomplete because I didn't ...
Words In Action 03/22/2013 27 20 1 -
Earthaven: Intentional Community Case Study
This case study is presented in order to help educate the Intentional Community Research and Development group. The primary source of information is the Earthaven website itself. Earthaven is ...
Words In Action 03/20/2013 38 15 - -
Intentional Community Farm in AR (Sale or Lease)
I have no financial or other interest in the property. I am posting it for the purpose of the Intentional Communities Research and Development Group,which is involved in discussing and evaluating ...
Words In Action 03/19/2013 10 6 - -
Within Reach: Journey to Find Sustainable Community
WITHIN REACH explores one couple’s pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars and traditional houses to “bikepack” 6,500 miles for nearly 2 years ...
Words In Action 03/19/2013 17 13 1 -
New Group! Intentional Community Research and Development
IC R&D will research and discuss all aspects of intentional communities: mission, strategy, goals, governance, finances, resources (land, housing, facilities, infrastructure, equipment, supplies...),
Words In Action 03/19/2013 25 24 2 -
Someone Need a Home/Community?
I have been doing some research on intentional communities -- ecovillages, cooperatives, cohousing, etc. While I am most interested in communities with a focus on sustainability, I peek at them all. ...
Words In Action 03/18/2013 33 38 5 -
Rebels Still Stand Alone
OPOL's current diary, The Democrats Have No Clothes , reminded me once more of a diary I hadn't written. It's an important one, I think, so I won't hold it against him. :) He made several points ...
Words In Action 03/15/2013 45 40 1 -
Affordable, Sustainable Housing III: In Communities
UPDATE: I've re-published the "Affordable, Sustainable Housing" series to the Intentional Communities Research and Development Group because the series led to interest in and the formation of the ...
Words In Action 03/14/2013 43 41 7 -
Affordable, Sustainable Housing II: Materials & Methods
UPDATE: I've re-published the "Affordable, Sustainable Housing" series to the Intentional Communities Research and Development Group because the series led to interest in and the formation of the ...
Words In Action 03/12/2013 55 32 8 -
Affordable, Sustainable Housing I: As Direct Action
UPDATE: I've re-published the "Affordable, Sustainable Housing" series to the Intentional Communities Research and Development Group because the series led to interest in and the formation of the ...
Words In Action 03/12/2013 40 41 3 -
Up On the Watershed
There's a diary in the Community Spotlight at the moment by live2learn called "Some people call me the space cowboy." To me, it reads a bit like backstory in a Stephen King novel, a memoir tinseled ...
Words In Action 03/10/2013 19 27 - -
Functionary in the Middle
Bob Woodward is a dick. I get it. I agree. He's a dick. Frankly, he's always been a dick. The fact is, he was just a functionary in exposing Watergate. He's no Dan Ellsberg. But then again, neither ...
Words In Action 03/01/2013 35 14 - -
Climate Poll (be counted: 85 votes)
I personally have seen a broad range of opinions on climate change expressed on DailyKos. Moreover, it would appear that most people are silent. A poll gives people a chance to register their views ...
Words In Action 01/22/2013 20 6 - -
Expatriation Tax Amnesty for Would-Be Secessionists (Poll: 28 votes)
As we all know by now, "disappointed" conservatives in 40 states (and growing) have started White House petitions to allow their state to secede from the country. Acknowledging that secession doesn'...
Words In Action 11/14/2012 20 2 - -
On Debates and Stimulus
Biden, on Ryan and Stimulus: "This (according to Congressman Ryan) was such a bad program and he writes me a letter saying -- writes the Department of Energy a letter saying, "The reason we need ...
Words In Action 10/12/2012 2 2 - -
Utah Voter Purge Follow-Up (with call-out)
As a resident of Salt Lake County, I have been actively involved in following and researching yesterday's announcement of a purge of 76,000 voters in Utah. . The vast majority of those who have ...
Words In Action 10/10/2012 6 9 - 81
DKos Countdown Clock?
As best I can tell, Romney announced that he would not release more tax returns on July 13. I would like to see a countdown clock from that date until he is asked the following question: "Did you ...
Words In Action 09/12/2012 12 3 - 68
Should MORMONISM be a Campaign Topic? POLL: 74 Votes...
Basically, I am a live-and-let-live kind of person when it comes to religion. (I admit I fall to pieces over right-wing extremism). I have not found any religion to pass my own smell test. And most, ...
Words In Action 08/30/2012 57 10 - 178
Ethnic Voter Cleansing
Republicans are openly engaged in ethnically cleansing the voting pool. A conservative judge in PA refused to stop the voter identification law , even though the state's lawyers acknowledged that ...
Words In Action 08/15/2012 18 6 - 69
Study Shows Voter Fraud "Virtually Non-Existent", Red States Eliminating Legal Voters
(I'm surprised this study is not getting more attention, considering the impact voter purges and voter ID laws are having and will have this year.) Danielf Froomkin reported yesterday on The ...
Words In Action 08/14/2012 84 150 16 758
TED censors talk that skewers supply-side economics. UPDATE: TED relents! We did it!
UPDATE 6: I just got back. While I was gone, Sagebrush Bob reported that TED has released the video of the censored talk. Sagebrush posted the video at bottom of the comment thread. Go and see for ...
Words In Action 05/17/2012 75 164 6 1177
Hunting Limbaugh - Holdout Sponsors
This is a diary of few words. REMAINING HOLDOUTS American Forces Radio Here's the White House petition ...
Words In Action 03/05/2012 25 12 - 206
Occupy Fellowships
The Firedoglake Writers' Foundation has put together a fellowship program called Ocuppy Exchange. Three fellows from Occupy Buffalo have already been selected: Samantha Colon, Robert Albini and John ...
Words In Action 02/28/2012 10 5 - 45
Scholarship Fundraiser for Atheist Student Reaches $40K [UPDATED/PHOTO]
The American Humanist Association is collaborating with Friendly Atheist , a blog written by Hemant Mehta, to create a scholarship for 16 year old atheist student Jessica Ahlquist. The campaign has ...
Words In Action 02/19/2012 38 18 - 200
Occupy Congress Press Release
Here it is, as posted on OWS. AMERICA ...
Words In Action 01/17/2012 8 19 - 104
Diary Wishlist #1
Dont' we all come up with questions and topics we would love to see addressed in a diary, a diary written by someone else ? I know I do almost every day. ...
Words In Action 12/14/2011 9 3 - 72
Stuck in My Head: Dawes, Fruit Bats, Pepper Rabbit
Where would I be without Community Radio? Stuck in Salt Lake City with an incredibly narrow band of playlists. That's why I not only listen to KRCL but I spend a ...
Words In Action 12/07/2011 7 1 - 42
Occupy-Related Kickstarter Projects YOU MUST SEE!
I have a couple of Occupy related projects of my own in mind, so I took a look at the ones already on Kickstarter , which is a remarkable "creative" project ...
Words In Action 12/07/2011 7 8 - 58
OWS Needs Global Organizing Now!
It's time that we really become globally, strategically organized. With the recent spate of evictions at key locations across the country and particularly today's bombshell on OWS at Zucotti Park, ...
Words In Action 11/15/2011 10 5 - 62
Engage With the Occupation
I've been a full-time participant in the occupation at Freedom Plaza (AKA October2011, Stop the Machine) since it began last Thursday, Oct. 6, having arrived here from UT on 10/5.
Words In Action 10/12/2011 3 7 - 33
BREAKING: New Jobs Program to be Announced
According to senior White House officials, a significant jobs program will be announced next week. The concept emerged during the recent budget negotiations, and an outline was developed and ...
Words In Action 04/13/2011 26 15 - 470
Obama, Progressives and Change
We progressives are bloodhounds when it comes to treeing DLC-style capitulation, incrementalism, "pragmatism". And that's a good thing, because Lord knows we'd be even further right if it weren't ...
Words In Action 04/11/2011 12 7 1 103
Holy Sh%^! Great News!
I am thrilled to announce that we have about a thousand people now who are committed to a massive effort to take our message to D.C. and present our representatives an offer they can't refuse. We ...
Words In Action 04/01/2011 32 10 - 423
The Class War is our Choice
The Third Way has become, as most of us know all too well, a strategy of limping along with the Democrats we can elect into the system we have, relying on that to produce the change ...
Words In Action 03/30/2011 23 14 - 165
Democrats, Progressives and Class War Denialism
There are a lot of diaries and comments about the Class War. Great stuff, actually. And there's a lot out there about what D.C. should do about it. There are a few diaries about what "we" should do ...
Words In Action 03/29/2011 165 89 6 614
The Powell Doctrine and The Class War
If you are a fervent supporter of the current administration who wishes to excuse everything that is or isn't being done in D.C. on the futility of the bully pulpit, the burdens of holding a ...
Words In Action 03/24/2011 28 29 3 215
Dear Dem Leaders, (about that Nelson Amendment) <POLL>
I was inspired to write this diary by one of our resident progressive stalwarts, LaFeminista. We live with a lot of glaring ...
Words In Action 05/18/2010 14 5 - 39
What's So Funny About the Fierce Urgency of Now?
The fierce urgency of now is impractical. That's essentially what the pragmatists tell us. Well tell that to the planet. How much more practical can you get than: it's Mother Nature's Way or the ...
Words In Action 12/27/2009 24 11 - 62
Pollbreak: Wish I Could Be Thankful for...
Looking back over the past year since last Thanksgiving, there are many things to be thankful for, though they seem to be overwhelmed by the unaddressed, undone, unfinished and threatening. (more ...
Words In Action 11/26/2009 30 2 - 401
Instant Gratification Dream Poll
Let's see how kossacks really feel. It's Friday, May 8th, 2009. You wake up to NPR. And the top story is...
Words In Action 05/07/2009 27 5 - 88
UPDATE: Poll/Countdown to Trad Media Coverage of Harman Scandal
As of 7:30 AM MST today, no major traditional media website had a story, above or below the fold (i.e., scroll), covering the alleged Representative Jane Harman felony that apparently transformed ...
Words In Action 04/20/2009 23 15 - 29
Naomi Klein: Got a Hopeover?
[If you are perfectly satisfied with the administration and tired of reading about concerns and defending Obama, this is probably not the non-diary or article for you.] I know, I know. There's a ...
Words In Action 04/19/2009 113 9 1 44
Follow-up on Bailout the People's March on Wall St Apr 3-4 (w/POLL)
I am writing to follow-up on Ministry of Truth's excellent diary on the Bailout the People Movement's March on Wall Street coming ...
Words In Action 02/27/2009 31 11 1 21
Obama is So Much Better Than George Bush
Obama is better than George Bush. Way better. So much better that it is like comparing a real smirking chimp to the real Barack Obama. In fact the only time their names should be mentioned in the ...
Words In Action 02/09/2009 51 4 - 9
Krugman: What the Centrists Have Wrought
I happen to believe that Paul Krugman has been at least 90% correct through a several year period in which the majority of economists and pundits were 90% wrong. And while Krugman did spend much of ...
Words In Action 02/07/2009 766 478 8 46
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