Letters from the Left

Too many of us just don't get it

by leslie boyd
This meme from a high school friend set me off this morning. Do people really think those who have to rely on government assistance enjoy it? Do they ...

We need to bring the light

by leslie boyd
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 ours...

We are not the good guys

by leslie boyd
We tortured people in Iraq and Afghanistan. It wasn’t just “enhanced interrogation techniques,” according to a newly released CIA re...

"This stops today!"

by leslie boyd
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 ...

It feels overwhelming

by leslie boyd
I’m having the worst time focusing today. I’m trying to sort through my thoughts as I attempt to write about my own son’s death from...

Another killer cop walks free

by leslie boyd
OK, I know the title sounds like nasty rhetoric, but it has happened again, and this time there’s video to prove the cop broke the law. Last Jul...

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

Republicans making mischief with Israel PM Netanyahu visit

by Messaging Matters
John Boehner and Republicans at September 2013 rally to shut down federal government Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner‘s invitation to Isr...

The Clown Car Update for January 25, 2015

by Joe Santorsa
The GOP has been telling us for some time now how their bench is deep. What they fail to tell us is, deep in what? Well, Joni Ernst put that to rest t...

Winds of Change 6: Trapped Souls

by Roger Allen Baut
[Baut Images: Soul Flight] She says, “I want my freedom!” He says, “You can never truly be free.” She says, “That’...

Interview with Kim Williams of Indie Media Weekly

by Messaging Matters
Kim Williams during her U.S. Air Force days Indie media mogul. How else to describe Kim Williams, who manages her own online network showcasing a gro...

The Clown Car Update for January 18, 2015

by Joe Santorsa
This week, on Episode 318 of The Tim Corrimal Show, we reveal the “Best of the Clown Car” award winners! And the winners are… Best War Monger in...

What’s in a Word? A Racist’s Perspective

by Joe Santorsa
I play tennis three or four times a week, and our group has, shall we say, eclectic political views. We rarely discuss politics or political events, a...
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    • Quote of the day
      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
      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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