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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TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Mass Shootings...contd....of course (6)100 unread / 100Molly3028, Today 11:18am
Invasive Species, Fellow Travelers, Zoonoses85 unread / 85margd, Today 9:43am
"Too Fat" Part Three!...103 unread / 103margd, Today 9:16am
Roe is history, ladies!52 unread / 52margd, Today 7:31am
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 746 unread / 46margd, Today 7:18am
What Happens To a Dead Elephant?151 unread / 151margd, Today 7:08am
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (29...)42 unread / 42margd, Today 6:33am
Contraception and Abortion122 unread / 122krazy4katz, Yesterday 6:44pm
Culture War ~ 202225 unread / 25Molly3028, Yesterday 2:39pm
DOCUMENTING 2020 Election and Voter Fraud145 unread / 145Molly3028, Yesterday 9:21am
Rights--parents, schools, vaxx, choice, transgender9 unread / 9margd, Yesterday 7:07am
Journalism: a dangerous job, and oft well done (2022)111 unread / 111John5918, Yesterday 12:09am
Inflation, supply chains, food & oil, etc.4 unread / 4rastaphrog, Friday 11:01pm
Extinction countdown 3, unfortunately45 unread / 45margd, Friday 5:51pm
Notre Dame de Paris est en feu289 unread / 289lriley, Friday 8:45am
Vaccination, Choice, Public Health Options 452 unread / 52margd, Friday 6:57am
Gerrymandering and other voting rights issues (2)87 unread / 87margd, Friday 6:31am
Dealing with the dishonorable and the inconvenient (3)19 unread / 19Dilara86, Friday 1:50am
COVID-19 - social and political fallout (8)149 unread / 1492wonderY, Thursday 1:09pm
Lefties are so cute, how they think the monsters they create won’t eat them.311 unread / 311proximity1, Wednesday 1:30pm
The 2022 Election Year90 unread / 90margd, Wednesday 1:11pm
2024 Presidential Election14 unread / 14Molly3028, Wednesday 12:46pm
Constitution and Norms under Attack: Military, Judiciary, Administration, Congress, International 3104 unread / 104margd, Wednesday 8:50am
Climate change issues, prevention, adaptation 917 unread / 17margd, Tuesday 6:01pm
Graham T. Allison's "Thucydides trap": vital concept, poorly named1 unread / 1proximity1, Monday 9:01am
Fact Check Putin's War32 unread / 32margd, Monday 1:17am
Quotations 413 unread / 13John5918, May 8
Crafting Immigration Policy in America 526 unread / 26margd, May 7
Tracking Trump's Criminal Liability Post-Presidency 232 unread / 32margd, May 7
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 6153 unread / 153margd, May 4
House Select Committee January 6 Insurrection 229 unread / 29Limelite, May 2
Black in America, V67 unread / 67margd, May 2
Trump's Nominees & Hirees, contd. IV8 unread / 8margd, May 2
Atlantic article re social media2 unread / 2John5918, May 1
Brexit! Part 574 unread / 74John5918, April 30
Cognitive Function Meme Fun! II67 unread / 67Limelite, April 28
Humor from both sides of the aisle (2)97 unread / 97Limelite, April 28
Puerto Rico's territorial status45 unread / 45margd, April 26
Righteous Republicans 3139 unread / 139John5918, April 26
China: S China Sea, Silk Road, trade agreements, Africa, S Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, deep ocean, Huawei, etc.39 unread / 39margd, April 25
The Biden Administration Begins (Thread 2)96 unread / 96margd, April 25
Any other liberals notice...3 unread / 3prosfilaes, April 24
De facto precedent Biden has a new handler who looks more serious than Pelosi1 unread / 1Kuiperdolin, April 22
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (28...)153 unread / 153margd, April 18
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 5153 unread / 153davidgn, April 12
Big Pharma81 unread / 81margd, April 10
Biden's SCOTUS choice process29 unread / 29kiparsky, April 7
January 6, 202250 unread / 50proximity1, April 3
Trumpian 'New Lows' 579 unread / 79Molly3028, April 2
Italy cancels Dostoevsky for being Russian6 unread / 6AntonioGallo, March 31
Pa. Judge Opines State's Mail-in Ballot Procedures Likely Illegal86 unread / 86Molly3028, March 29
Russia, the U.S. and elections151 unread / 151davidgn, March 27
Republican "Leadership"3 unread / 3rastaphrog, March 26
Chief Justice in a Pickle -- What To Do with Clarence Thomas?2 unread / 2kiparsky, March 26
House Select Committee January 6 Insurrection154 unread / 154Limelite, March 24
Jesus Christ, what a B.I.T.C.H.2 unread / 2lriley, March 24
Biden's Nominees and Hirees5 unread / 5margd, March 23
Living wage 22 unread / 22wonderY, March 22
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 4153 unread / 153Molly3028, March 20
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future...Ukraine 3155 unread / 155margd, March 20
The Big Picture2 unread / 2Molly3028, March 19
Domestic Terrorism (3)64 unread / 64Limelite, March 18
Climate change issues, prevention, adaptation 8151 unread / 151margd, March 17
Permanent Daylight Savings Time3 unread / 3ljbryant, March 16
Ukraine Drops "Cancel Culture" on Putin's War4 unread / 4Novak, March 13
How we can help Russians (and others) beat internet censorship1 unread / 1Doug1943, March 13
The Biden Administration Begins166 unread / 166Molly3028, March 12
Incarceration in the U.S.26 unread / 26margd, March 11
NAFTA renegotiation (and other trade issues) #2124 unread / 124margd, March 9
Israel #364 unread / 64John5918, March 7
Senile weirdo engages in weird dance while de facto president Joe Biden drones on4 unread / 4kiparsky, March 3
Post-Antibiotic Era—the Antibiotic Apocalypse--is Upon Us?64 unread / 64margd, March 3
Russia: international moves, West responses, Putin's revenge & future 2152 unread / 152Molly3028, February 24
Dealing with the dishonorable and the inconvenient (2)158 unread / 158John5918, February 21
Going to Kabul? A long shot15 unread / 15John5918, February 20
The Pretense of "Thinking Differently": Latest Euphemism for Conspiracy Theorists76 unread / 76John5918, February 20
Some fraud math for PA49 unread / 49Limelite, February 17
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (27...)153 unread / 153margd, February 14
Conservatives: Should we lock him up?1 unread / 1kiparsky, February 13
Rasmussen: 47% of voters think Democrat electoral fraud likely.31 unread / 31Molly3028, February 7
Quotations 3153 unread / 1532wonderY, February 7
How does COVID "end"?26 unread / 26lriley, February 5
An interesting Leftist website2 unread / 2proximity1, February 5
January 6, 2021132 unread / 132John5918, January 31
Why Liberals Hate Russia3 unread / 3kiparsky, January 29
A Left-Right United Front Against War?23 unread / 23librorumamans, January 25
Rudy, Rudy, Rudy! - Giuliani’s Clown Act120 unread / 120margd, January 25
Support (small-d) democrats in Russia1 unread / 1Doug1943, January 21
Cuban democrats need your help!1 unread / 1Doug1943, January 15
Archbishop Desmond Tutu RIP8 unread / 8John5918, January 14
Vaccination, Choice, Public Health Options 3158 unread / 158John5918, January 13
Is government "a conspiracy of the rich"?41 unread / 41Parousia519, January 13
Matt Goetz (R-FL): Full-fledged Republican! Sex Trafficker, Too?20 unread / 20Limelite, January 12
Conservative = Victimhood3 unread / 3Limelite, January 10
SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 (26...)152 unread / 152margd, January 10
Breitbart Watch102 unread / 102davidgn, January 3
Something, anything GOOD 255 unread / 55John5918, December 2021
Journalism: a dangerous job, and oft well done (5)245 unread / 245John5918, December 2021
Anti-Trump Waukesha terrorist is sad because he feels "demonized"8 unread / 8Limelite, December 2021
To Filibust, or Not to Filibust?13 unread / 13Kuiperdolin, December 2021
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