Letters from the Left

The new N-word

by leslie boyd
I don’t know if you’ve noticed it, but I hear the word “thug” a lot when it comes to African-Americans protesting generations ...

The anti-life brigade

by leslie boyd
I went to a rally last night in support of women’s health, reproductive and otherwise. Let’s just remember first of all, that abortion is ...

Have you ever lived without hope?

by leslie boyd
Watching the demonstrations in Baltimore is a lot like watching the riots of the 1960s or the Rodney King protests. I’ve never been caught in th...

Why do we protest?

by leslie boyd
Next Wednesday, we’ll gather to observe the second anniversary of the Moral Monday protests in Raleigh. I figure this is a good time to reflect ...

'The least of these' are not less than the rest of us

by leslie boyd
I’m watching state after right-wing state in a competition to see who can be the most mean-spirited to people on government assistance. A bill i...

At least I'm not alone

by leslie boyd
This is a hard time of year for me. Tomorrow is Mike Day, the anniversary of my son’s death. I think he chose April 1 to go; he was a proud jack...

Momma

Women's lives just got more difficult

by leslie boyd
It appears we’re living under Scalia Law. In the last week, the Supreme Court has ruled against women’s health and privacy in two shocking...

"Are You Listening, Mr. President?" My Open Letter re: Today's Economic Speech

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Greetings, my fellow Politicos! I am sharing my letter to President Obama with you today. While his speech was heartening, I found little to truly hel...

He Who Has No Sin: Self-Excommunication? You First, Holy Father!

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Last week, Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit’s Archdiocese told millions of Catholics that they should self-excommunicate themselves from the...

From the 'another one bites the dust' department

by Nunzia Rider
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From the dumb statements department ...

by Nunzia Rider
[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/309110100738588675"] Because no one has EVER died of cancer in this country....

"If The 99% Vote, The 1% Won't Matter"...Or Will They? Voter Suppression & The GOP

by Heidi Haines, aka Perry MacNeil
Well, my fellow Politicos, it has been a long time in blog years-July of this year- since I have posted here at mommapolitico.com, and I extend my hea...

Nunzia

Quote of the day

by kwildmoon
If there is even one more act of Muslim terrorism, it is then time for Americans to start slaughtering Muslims in the streets, all of them. — Patric...

The odious ODS

by Nunzia Rider
Obama Derangement Syndrome is real. So is Clinton Derangement Syndrome. Or maybe it's just Democratic Derangement Syndrome. Or Anything That Scares Us...

Good-bye to a legend

by Nunzia Rider
Helen Thomas will always be a hero to me. None of that "shero" stuff. You're either a hero or you're not, no special designation if you're a woman. He...

Brad Paisley accidentally wore a Confederate flag into a Starbucks and wrote this song

by Nunzia Rider
So country singer Brad Paisley and Sam Hanna from NCIS LA have joined up to put out a song decrying the state of race relations these days, putting mo...

The enemy you know

by Nunzia Rider
If you wanna know where the most serious challenges lie for the Republican Party, don’t look to the White House or the offices of California sen...

Sorry, everybody

by Nunzia Rider
Remember when we elected George W. Bush for the second time and somebody started the Sorry Everybody web site so the half of us who didn’t vote ...

Indie Media

Big enough Republican primary vehicle finally found

by Messaging Matters
Republican Clown Town In years past, the parade of Republicans running for higher speaking fees, book sales and Fox News contracts a/k/a running for ...

Fighting for Amtrak, transportation and good government

by Messaging Matters
High speed trains in London The recent Amtrak derailment in Pennsylvania has once again exposed America's embarrassing train transportation system. P...

Clown Car Update for May 17, 2010

by Joe Santorsa
This week on Episode 335 of The Tim Corrimal Show, we have a riddle: What do Wal-Mart and Pope Francis have in common? The answer will surprise you. ...

BTR Creative Nexus Café™ for 24.05.2015

by Roger Allen Baut
Welcome to the Creative Nexus Café™Season 2, episode 1 of the Creative Nexus Café™:Sunday, May 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. ET (3:00 p.m. AT ~ 1:00 p....

The one-word difference between liberals and conservatives

by Messaging Matters
Barack Obama in Manchester, NH, Jan. 2008 Anyone who pays attention to the arguments made by conservatives (and Republicans, same thing nowadays) ver...

Clown Car Update for May 10, 2015

by Joe Santorsa
On Episode 334 of the Tim Corrimal Shoe we “Remember the Alamo”! Only this time, it's not Santa Anna, but Barack Obama who is invading the Republi...
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      If there is even one more act of Muslim terrorism, it is then time for Americans to start slaughtering Muslims in the streets, all of them. — Patrick Dollard (@PatDollard) April 2, 2014  
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    • The odious ODS
      Obama Derangement Syndrome is real. So is Clinton Derangement Syndrome. Or maybe it's just Democratic Derangement Syndrome. Or Anything That Scares Us Derangement Syndrome. I don't know, but it's real. Witness one Geoffrey Zakarian, who is some kind of celebrity chef. I quit watching chef shows when they all started blurring together, so I don
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    • Good-bye to a legend
      Helen Thomas will always be a hero to me. None of that "shero" stuff. You're either a hero or you're not, no special designation if you're a woman. Helen was a reporter, not a reportrix or a reportress. A reporter, a journalist. A real journalist.
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    • We need to bring the light
      The two cops who were brutally murdered this week in New York City are just the latest victims in what is starting to look like a civil war among ourselves. They are as much victims of this mess as are the African-Americans murdered by white police officers. The real perpetrators are the gun manufacturers and […]
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    • "This stops today!"
      That was what Eric Garner said moments before he was killed. It also was one of the chants at last night’s demonstration in Asheville, where we shut down Biltmore Avenue for a time. But when my friend, Noel Nickle and I wanted to sing, “We Shall Overcome,” many of the young people there didn’t know […]
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    • The brutality must stop
      This is my friend, Russell Johnson (photo taken from his Facebook profile because I couldn’t find any of the ones I’ve taken of him), who volunteers for a local Internet radio station. Russell has been to several Moral Monday and other social justice events, and I have never seen him act inappropriately. He’s always positive, […]
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      Fred Phelps is dead and the great marriage debate is all but over. I take no great cheer in either. Phelps, as you probably know, was a former civil rights attorney who was later disbarred and who founded a radically conservative church, the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. If you don’t know what kind […]
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