Pro and Con

Progressives and Conservatives: Here is a place where you can meet, argue, discuss, throw imaginary tantrums, ask questions of each other and share a virtual beer or coffee together.

Simple rules: attack ideas, not people. Be honest. Let others be honest. Be a gracious guest. Try to learn something. Be informative. Don't jerk your knees. Assume that the people who disagree with you are intelligent, but they just need more information to be Truly Enlightened.

If you want to know how to do things like post pictures or links, see the Nuts and Bolts thread here. Feel free to contribute to that.

And have fun.

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ThemaThemaBenachrichtigungenLetzter Beitrag 
Tracking Trump's Criminal Liability Post-Presidency 289 ungelesen / 89aspirit, Heute 6:12am
Explaining Donald Trump93 ungelesen / 93kiparsky, Heute 1:52am
Journalism: a dangerous job, and oft well done (2022)169 ungelesen / 169John5918, Gestern 11:52pm
SCIENCE -- for discussions which AREN'T confined to the conventionally banal17 ungelesen / 17librorumamans, Gestern 9:13pm
Is the American Experiment coming to an unfortunate end?51 ungelesen / 51aspirit, Gestern 2:33pm
DOCUMENTING 2020 Election and Voter Fraud150 ungelesen / 150margd, Gestern 12:07pm
Climate change issues, prevention, adaptation 935 ungelesen / 35margd, Gestern 10:44am
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (29...)140 ungelesen / 140margd, Gestern 9:52am
Humor from Both Sides of the Aisle (3)10 ungelesen / 10aspirit, Gestern 9:02am
Trump's Nominees & Hirees, contd. IV16 ungelesen / 16aspirit, Gestern 8:40am
What Happens To a Dead Elephant? 211 ungelesen / 11Molly3028, Sonntag 6:47pm
Living wage 24 ungelesen / 4JGL53, Sonntag 4:59pm
Quotations 426 ungelesen / 26margd, Sonntag 12:51pm
The 2022 Election Year ~ part 25 ungelesen / 5Molly3028, Sonntag 7:04am
Roe is history, ladies!140 ungelesen / 140margd, Sonntag 3:06am
Dealing with the dishonorable and the inconvenient (3)45 ungelesen / 45John5918, Sonntag 1:00am
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 851 ungelesen / 51margd, Samstag 2:54pm
Dehumanising language5 ungelesen / 5aspirit, Samstag 1:24pm
Book Banning2 ungelesen / 2margd, Samstag 12:55pm
Domestic Terrorism (3)88 ungelesen / 88margd, Samstag 12:25pm
Childbirth, contraception and abortion 29 ungelesen / 9mamzel, Donnerstag 1:51pm
Big Pharma89 ungelesen / 89margd, Donnerstag 8:56am
Vaccination, Choice, Public Health Options 478 ungelesen / 78margd, Donnerstag 8:52am
Black in America, V75 ungelesen / 752wonderY, Mittwoch 5:03pm
Brexit! Part 588 ungelesen / 88John5918, Dienstag 11:15am
Inflation, supply chains, food & oil, etc.18 ungelesen / 18margd, August 8
2024 Presidential Election19 ungelesen / 19Molly3028, August 6
Mass Shootings...contd....of course (7)65 ungelesen / 65John5918, August 6
Invasive Species, Fellow Travelers, Zoonoses102 ungelesen / 102margd, August 5
Taiwan visit17 ungelesen / 17Artoriarius, August 5
The Kavanaugh circus, Ring #2148 ungelesen / 148margd, August 5
The 2022 Election Year151 ungelesen / 151Molly3028, August 4
House Select Committee January 6 Insurrection 2115 ungelesen / 115margd, August 3
China: S China Sea, Silk Road, trade agreements, Africa, S Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, deep ocean, Huawei, etc.44 ungelesen / 44margd, August 2
Explaining Joe Biden20 ungelesen / 20aspirit, Juli 27
Crafting Immigration Policy in America 528 ungelesen / 28kiparsky, Juli 27
Contraception and Abortion155 ungelesen / 155krazy4katz, Juli 24
May democracy and freedom reign9 ungelesen / 9lriley, Juli 22
Obergefell 202254 ungelesen / 54JohnNStern, Juli 20
Russia, the U.S. and elections157 ungelesen / 157sirfurboy, Juli 19
Italy cancels Dostoevsky for being Russian7 ungelesen / 7proximity1, Juli 13
The Destruction of the American Academy ...4 ungelesen / 4lriley, Juli 13
COVID-19 - social and political fallout (9)10 ungelesen / 10margd, Juli 10
Sometimes The Top Blows Off - George Floyd and Aftermath / III124 ungelesen / 124margd, Juli 8
Gerrymandering and other voting rights issues (2)88 ungelesen / 88margd, Juli 8
Extinction countdown 3, unfortunately52 ungelesen / 52margd, Juli 8
Constitution and Norms under Attack: Military, Judiciary, Administration, Congress, International 3120 ungelesen / 120margd, Juli 8
Sometimes it’s best to feed the trolls?138 ungelesen / 138margd, Juli 8
Nix repeal--fix the Affordable Care Act? 220 ungelesen / 20margd, Juli 3
Something, anything GOOD 260 ungelesen / 60Doug1943, Juli 2
Cognitive Function Meme Fun! II70 ungelesen / 70Limelite, Juli 1
Rights--parents, schools, vaxx, choice, transgender16 ungelesen / 16margd, Juli 1
A New York City Liberal Who Wants a ... GUN.1 ungelesen / 1Doug1943, Juli 1
Righteous Republicans 3145 ungelesen / 145margd, Juli 1
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 7163 ungelesen / 163margd, Juli 1
Chief Justice in a Pickle -- What To Do with Clarence Thomas?7 ungelesen / 7prosfilaes, Juni 27
Donald Trump: mentally, physically, temperamentally compromised #7107 ungelesen / 107Limelite, Juni 25
Humor from both sides of the aisle (2)100 ungelesen / 100Limelite, Juni 25
Proud Boys is a Hate Group Against Pride7 ungelesen / 7lriley, Juni 24
PGA Tour dissatisfaction & corrupt values3 ungelesen / 3Molly3028, Juni 9
"Too Fat" Part Three!...105 ungelesen / 105margd, Juni 8
Anti-Asian Racism1 ungelesen / 1margd, Juni 6
Post-Antibiotic Era—the Antibiotic Apocalypse--is Upon Us?65 ungelesen / 65margd, Juni 5
Mass Shootings...contd....of course (6)151 ungelesen / 151margd, Juni 4
COVID-19 - social and political fallout (8)151 ungelesen / 151margd, Juni 3
Fact Check Putin's War34 ungelesen / 34John5918, Mai 29
Israel #365 ungelesen / 65John5918, Mai 28
The Biden Administration Begins (Thread 2)97 ungelesen / 97margd, Mai 24
really anything7 ungelesen / 7aspirit, Mai 21
What Happens To a Dead Elephant?158 ungelesen / 158margd, Mai 20
Culture War ~ 202230 ungelesen / 30lriley, Mai 19
Notre Dame de Paris est en feu289 ungelesen / 289lriley, Mai 13
Lefties are so cute, how they think the monsters they create won’t eat them.311 ungelesen / 311proximity1, Mai 11
Graham T. Allison's "Thucydides trap": vital concept, poorly named1 ungelesen / 1proximity1, Mai 9
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 6153 ungelesen / 153margd, Mai 4
Atlantic article re social media2 ungelesen / 2John5918, Mai 1
Puerto Rico's territorial status45 ungelesen / 45margd, April 26
Any other liberals notice...3 ungelesen / 3prosfilaes, April 24
De facto precedent Biden has a new handler who looks more serious than Pelosi1 ungelesen / 1Kuiperdolin, April 22
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (28...)153 ungelesen / 153margd, April 18
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 5153 ungelesen / 153davidgn, April 12
Biden's SCOTUS choice process29 ungelesen / 29kiparsky, April 7
January 6, 202250 ungelesen / 50proximity1, April 3
Trumpian 'New Lows' 579 ungelesen / 79Molly3028, April 2
Pa. Judge Opines State's Mail-in Ballot Procedures Likely Illegal86 ungelesen / 86Molly3028, März 29
Republican "Leadership"3 ungelesen / 3rastaphrog, März 26
House Select Committee January 6 Insurrection154 ungelesen / 154Limelite, März 24
Jesus Christ, what a B.I.T.C.H.2 ungelesen / 2lriley, März 24
Biden's Nominees and Hirees5 ungelesen / 5margd, März 23
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 4153 ungelesen / 153Molly3028, März 20
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 3155 ungelesen / 155margd, März 20
The Big Picture2 ungelesen / 2Molly3028, März 19
Climate change issues, prevention, adaptation 8151 ungelesen / 151margd, März 17
Permanent Daylight Savings Time3 ungelesen / 3ljbryant, März 16
Ukraine Drops "Cancel Culture" on Putin's War4 ungelesen / 4Novak, März 13
How we can help Russians (and others) beat internet censorship1 ungelesen / 1Doug1943, März 13
The Biden Administration Begins166 ungelesen / 166Molly3028, März 12
Incarceration in the U.S.26 ungelesen / 26margd, März 11
NAFTA renegotiation (and other trade issues) #2124 ungelesen / 124margd, März 9
Senile weirdo engages in weird dance while de facto president Joe Biden drones on4 ungelesen / 4kiparsky, März 3
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