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Last night, Sarah Palin made a convert out of me.
trenttsd 09/04/2008
08:33 AM
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I've stated this a few times in comments, but I am still a registered Libertarian. While I have been working for the Obama campaign for months now, knocking on doors and phone banking and sending e-...
Relevant Rhino 10/12/2008
04:41 PM
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The last few hours have been nothing short of astounding. Since Congresswoman Michele Bachmann appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball earlier tonight, there’s been a deluge of support unlike ...
Elwyn Tinklenberg 10/17/2008
11:11 PM
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Prof. Krugman, writing in his New York Times blog :
bink 11/05/2008
07:55 AM
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I did this after the 2006 mid-terms, but it got buried by the server outage. I'm doing this now, before Tuesday's election not only so that I can place this out here free of server problems, but ...
millwx 10/30/2008
06:10 PM
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Our family has been through a lot. Some caused by nature, some caused by human weakness, and some – most recently – caused by the desire for sensationalism and profit without any regard ...
elizabethedwards 08/08/2008
04:40 PM
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Last night, I went onto the House floor and did something that the Republicans aren't used to. I told the truth about the Republican health care plan. The plan is simple: 1) Don't get sick. 2) If ...
Alan Grayson 09/30/2009
02:33 PM
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Happy Now? The network will be formally announcing this tomorrow, but I am pleased to inform you in this fully authorized leak, that as of Monday, September 8, our mutual friend Ms. ...
Keith Olbermann 08/19/2008
02:05 PM
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The Norwegian newspaper VG has reported a truly amazing story about a newly-wed trying to get to Norway ...
foxsucks81 10/05/2008
03:47 PM
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The cranky, liberal lady known as "Granny Doc" around these parts died peacefully at home about 5PM this afternoon EDT. She had been in a coma since Tuesday. She was generally reclusive, but ...
Leftcenterlibertarian 01/20/2012
05:02 PM
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I know some folks out there might have had trouble following the Vice Presidential debate. Particularly, trying to parse meaning from the things that Sarah Palin said. With that in mind, I have ...
adennak 10/03/2008
01:39 AM
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This video is hilarious and I really hope it become viral. It's not dated, that I can see, but it was obviously taped before the pick. Joe Scarborough and Pat Buchanan mock as ridiculous the ...
Scott Wooledge 09/01/2008
09:02 AM
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If you've been following the story about Sarah Palin's refusal to fund rape kits as mayor of Wasilla, especially given Alaska's status as "rape central USA", you've got to be asking yourself some ...
Dante Atkins 09/17/2008
02:54 PM
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What would you do if you found yourself standing face to face with people bearing signs accusing you by name of killing babies and encouraging the shooting of American soldiers? Might you lose your ...
waydownsouth 08/12/2009
06:18 PM
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You think I'm stupid. You think I'm going to fall for it. You think that because I loved Hillary Clinton, gave money to Hillary Clinton, stood in the freezing rain for two hours to see her ...
Kaili Joy Gray 08/29/2008
08:43 AM
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My name is Rebecca Schuler. I am a friend of Matthew, who I think you knew as kwickkick. He asked me to post something here for him. He died on Saturday from cancer. He said that some of you wanted ...
kwickkick 02/03/2009
04:22 PM
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This afternoon McCain's campaign had Drudge post their demand that the LA Times release their video of a banquet Obama attended in honor of Rashid Khalidi. Background provided by Ben Smith here: ...
Alhena 10/28/2008
04:42 PM
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Hello, I briefly visited the “We are the 53%” website, ...
Max Udargo 10/12/2011
09:01 AM
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We are out here - the Republicans or ex-Republicans who will no longer tolerate the racist, despicable slime machine that the right wing and the John McCain-Sarah Palin campaign has become. I know, ...
ex VRWC 09/10/2008
05:15 PM
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The Daily Kos Roll Call. A tradition since well, the beginning of time, which of course occurred on May 26, 2002. ...
Delaware Dem 11/14/2008
10:53 AM
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I am writing to share what was for me, the most quietly inspiring moment of the the debate last night, and why, along with the obvious policy positions, why Senator Obama is my candidate. ...
greenrose2 09/27/2008
09:06 AM
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Little known fact: I have a degree in economics. I went to one of the top three economics schools in the country, and graduated with honors. Caveat: The area I studied was WAY academic. Rather ...
RenaRF 09/29/2008
12:59 PM
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Reposted on the anniversary of the assassination of Rev. King. MB This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very ...
HamdenRice 08/29/2011
08:24 AM
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Ashley Todd, the young Texan McCain volunteer who claimed she was mugged, sexually assaulted and had a “B” carved into her face by a “dark-skinned” black man near an ATM in ...
Meteor Blades 10/24/2008
11:59 AM
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[This is legit -- kos] Yeah, it’s me. Hi. Sure has taken me long enough. But, as you may know, I am the shy, retiring type: Hesitant to state an opinion in public ...
Keith Olbermann 01/14/2008
09:17 AM
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Hello Kossacks! And thanks so much for your unbelievably generous support of my campaign: together we've raised over $1 million in small contributions--in less than 48 hours. I honestly cannot ...
Rob Miller 09/11/2009
04:17 PM
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Poor Rush Limbaugh. He just can't get over the fact that Colin Powell thought that Barack Obama was a better man to be President than John McCain. In Rush Limbaugh's eyes, the only reason that ...
Jimmy Crackcorn 10/21/2008
04:14 AM
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Yeah, that's right. What ever happened to Lunchbox Joe Biden. The last two months of the campaign saw nearly every news organization focus primarily on Palin. The VP debate, the rallies, the ...
seattleshawn 11/08/2008
09:56 AM
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I rarely read conservative columnists. Not enough hours in the day to read writers I agree with. For some reason this morning I decided to read David Brooks column:
Denise Oliver Velez 10/10/2008
09:35 PM
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My mother has been working the polls in North Carolina for early voting and has alerted me to something that I think would be important for NC voters to know. If you circle in the choice for a ...
urthwalker 10/19/2008
12:13 PM
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Alan Grayson (BIG D-FL08) is my new hero, and you can donate to him at the bottom of the diary. We need this guy in Congress for years to come! But first, on to the show, and what a ...
MinistryOfTruth 10/09/2009
04:33 AM
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Some people have been surprised by General Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama. How could Powell, who served in several Republican administrations, endorse a Democrat over John McCain, a ...
Lt Gen Robert G Gard 10/28/2008
01:45 PM
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Today's NY Times has an opinion piece by Brent Staples: Barack Obama, John McCain and the Language of Race (...
Denise Oliver Velez 09/24/2008
03:27 AM
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Because of deeply personal issues I am taking a leave of absence from Daily Kos. Other than to say my reasons are not related to my health, I am not willing to discuss the matter in public. My ...
Meteor Blades 08/10/2011
12:51 PM
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I'm a middle-class white guy living in Jacksonville, Florida. I've got a wife and two kids. Because the kids had no school today, I took a vacation day from work, and took the kids downtown to ...
kentuckyscott 10/20/2008
01:24 PM
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Before I explain the generic insult, let me first make something perfectly clear: I am your enemy. That you don't know this is understandable: after all, people like me prefer it that way. ...
thereisnospoon 12/16/2009
04:28 PM
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I came across this speech tonight and it just really got me going. It picked me back up and put some fight back into me. This is AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka talking about racism and voting for Obama. It'
platypus 10/01/2008
07:29 PM
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As anyone who has followed the foreclosure crisis closely knows, there is currently a loophole in federal bankruptcy law that allows John McCain to protect his second through seventh homes and ...
awkward007 10/03/2008
06:05 AM
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Dragon5616 11/01/2008
03:13 PM
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I meet you all the time. You hate Obama. You hate gay people. You hate black people, immigrants, Muslims, labor unions, women who want the right to make choices concerning their bodies, you ...
MinistryOfTruth 01/09/2012
01:57 PM
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As alluded to elsewhere Senator Clinton's comments require a Special Comment tonight. I need to be brief, but there's a preview below. We can sometimes have our most innocent remarks ...
Keith Olbermann 05/23/2008
05:01 PM
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Cross-posted at Facing South -- your source for news, politics and trends in the changing South. This in-depth report follows up ...
ProgressiveSouth 10/09/2008
11:49 AM
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*****CNN scrubs AIP story after McCain Campaign lashes back!******* less than 2 minutes into the piece the McCain Camp calls in demanding ...
Potus Obama 2008 10/14/2008
12:20 PM
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This diary is intended for readers of RedState.com who might be over here to see how we're covering the Sanford affair. Regular readers of Daily Kos will not find this any more interesting than a ...
liberality 06/24/2009
04:10 PM
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Roland Martin was reporting from the convention on CNNs recap. As he came onscreen, his eyes were visibly red. I thought it might have been the alcohol at those conventions. Little did I know ...
NJTpkExit9 09/03/2008
09:08 PM
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I see that this has been put on two ...
Alan Grayson 11/05/2009
04:45 PM
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I am a white man, an old white man, a rich old white man, by any reasonable measure; and Pat Buchanan is right. I am full of resentment. Let me tell you what I resent. I resent a jackass like Pat ...
docterry 07/16/2009
07:21 PM
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So come Thursday morning, which media narrative about John McCain's campaign suspension and rush to Washington will stick? Will it be John McCain, the hero and maverick, putting politics aside to ...
Kula2316 09/25/2008
01:44 AM
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Leave it all on the road. I see that that’s the slogan here, and as a competitive cyclist, I know the feeling. You can’t hold anything back, and you can’t take anything for granted.
John Kerry 11/03/2008
10:15 AM
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I know Kos doesn't offer undeclared candidates a spot on his Presidential preference poll, but I also know that if Gore were to jump in the race, he'd surely win a plurality of the votes and he'd ...
Mike Stark 02/11/2007
03:21 PM
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I've been asked to diary my experiences from yesterday's Tea Party in Pensacola, Fla., the one that was on the open thread this morning and has shown up on a number of other blogs (...
Sinfonian 04/16/2009
09:53 AM
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I do not do this lightly, and I do not do this happily. There is no exaggeration in this preamble, and when I say the words on "more in sorrow than in anger" on the air tonight, I will mean ...
Keith Olbermann 03/12/2008
04:02 PM
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It was a complete accident. I went down to my local Tampa Starbucks where of course I expected to find the Obama Elite. I knew something was wrong as soon as I pulled into the parking lot. ...
Florida4Obama 10/10/2008
07:05 PM
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OK, I've not been watching the RNC. But they have apparently pulled something about a 'tribute' to 9/11. And they are going to have McCain start his speech at 9:11 Central time [[UPDATE McCain ...
plf515 09/04/2008
06:16 PM
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Update : Be sure to see Part 2 ! [x-posted ...
ves man 10/08/2008
06:09 PM
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Come on. There's so much stuff about John McCain that could serve as legitimate grounds for discussion. Do we really have to mock the color of the man's teeth?
drmonkey 06/05/2008
11:09 AM
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Excuse me a moment of pride, but I'm really proud of you guys. Last week was a tough one for the Edwards clan, and ultimately led Elizabeth Edwards to ...
kos 08/11/2008
04:06 PM
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Uh-oh...Ayers won't work anymore (There goes the kitchen sink, I guess here comes the table)...Some republicans from Chicago are saying what most of us knew all along. Bill Ayers was a commonly ...
JustForTheRecord 10/07/2008
10:11 AM
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I had to work last night but luckily I'm a bartender and have a couple of television sets at my disposal. I was surprised a few people requested that I turn up the volume so we could listen to the ...
Kristina40 08/28/2008
12:09 PM
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Earlier today we found out that the standoff with Somalian pirates had come to a happy end for American Captain Richard Phillips. Patriotic Americans have good reason to rejoice this Easter Sunday: ...
JCWilmore 04/12/2009
05:48 PM
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The next President is going to have some MAJOR challenges. I refuse to buy into the hype, on either side, but especially on that of Obama. However the "empty rhetoric" v. "history of accomplishments"
Grassroots Mom 02/20/2008
05:13 PM
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This morning started like the last few Sunday mornings, with my latest handmade Obama sign in shreds. The kids, drunks or whoever it is that drives my rural Texas road on Saturday nights had again ...
Sirenus 10/26/2008
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glower 08/28/2009
11:35 AM
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Over the past few weeks we Alaskans have been scratching our heads over the interesting claims the McCain campaign has made about our Governor. A lot of them have been news to us. Governor ...
lesgara 09/30/2008
09:19 PM
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(UPDATE: Wow, guys, you really got the story out--it's all over the web! And special thanks to Keith Olbermann for citing this story on "Worst Person in the World" tonight. I think we can all ...
Elsinora 04/22/2008
09:40 PM
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I told her in the summer of 2005, when she first suspected that something was very wrong; that if it was, God forbid, cancer - we would deal with it, and we would deal with it together. Her ...
Patriot4peace 10/27/2008
07:36 AM
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If there ever was an ad John McCain would not want to be played nationally, it is this one. This ad provides the strongest link that McCain is responsible for the economic crises. It ends on a ...
sweetliberty 09/20/2008
06:22 AM
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It was inevitable. James Taranto of WSJ knows that the current market crisis is an albatross around John McCain's neck. Today, he tried his best to deflect attention to the Democratic Party's vote ...
AndreNeil 09/16/2008
07:07 PM
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To all of those tea-jadist assholes at last night’s GOP debate: I don’t generally like to use profanity, but I fear that English is above your comprehension level, so in terms you might better ...
Susan Grigsby 09/13/2011
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About a month ago I wrote that America is not now, and has never been, a conservative country .
thereisnospoon 11/06/2008
10:36 AM
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It seems that at least one independent witness in the Troopergate investigation has changed her tune once she was sworn under oath. Murlene Wilkens, the private contractor hired to manage Worker's ...
Eman 09/30/2008
09:31 AM
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In 1968, a ten-year-old boy had to go to the hospital four times a week for treatment. Without that treatment, he had trouble breathing, and he felt like he was suffocating. Because he was ...
Alan Grayson 03/21/2010
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Mr Magu 11/05/2008
06:19 AM
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Over the last couple of years the Daily Kos community has been great supporting the 50 state-strategy, supporting candidates and pushing a progressive agenda. Many of you have asked me what I will ...
Gov Howard Dean MD 03/24/2009
08:19 AM
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After watching the malicious speeches last night mocking Senator Obama, and by proxy, cynically attacking all of us who support our local communities, I thought it would be prudent to educate the ...
BonnieSchlitz 09/04/2008
10:13 AM
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THEY think you are an illusion. Really. Go look at any of the right-wing pools-of-cess -- Little Green Blueballs... Redstate Of Denial... the Free-Of-Any-Need-To-Hide-Our-Unmitigated-Hatred-Of-Non-...
JeffLieber 10/31/2008
07:01 AM
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Per Josh Marshall : The General Counsel of the Obama campaign is currently holding a media conference call to "Announce ...
drational 10/17/2008
12:42 PM
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Obama came to Clemson University sometime before the South Carolina primary, and my son went to hear him speak. His first and most-lasting impression? The sharpshooters on the rooftops that he ...
teresahill 05/23/2008
08:18 PM
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Ben Stein, a man whose character and politics I find to be despicable, has a column today that I noticed on Yahoo Finance. A good buddy of mine, who stays closely abreast of these kinds of ...
Inky99 09/23/2008
10:48 AM
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The weeks have blurred together lately, for obvious reasons. I don't stop by for awhile, then I read I'm AWOL. And I don't do a Comment blasting Obama, and I read somebody wrote something over-the-...
Keith Olbermann 06/26/2008
08:04 PM
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A week or so ago I wrote a diary here: [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/1/9/25013/41212/822/433439 Chris Floyd ties Bush and BCCI to Sibel Edmonds bombshell] It received 465 comments and ...
Inky99 01/20/2008
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Remember Jamie Leigh Jones? She's the woman that was gang raped in Iraq by a bunch of her KBR colleagues and subsequently locked in a container by her superiors after she reported the incident. ...
Mike Stark 03/24/2010
04:54 AM
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H.O.L.Y C.R.A.P I knew Obama was smooth, but i never realized just how smooth. follow ...
flvorful 09/04/2008
08:33 PM
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The outcome of collaborative, democratic writing of a new rule takes its final step today. ...
Meteor Blades 10/25/2009
11:58 AM
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With the tone of the McCain-Palin campaign having just turned back into the default ethical dumpster dive mode, it's time for a Special Comment on the mental gymnastics of the Governor of Alaska.
Keith Olbermann 10/06/2008
02:53 PM
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I was checking in tonight to see what was new, came across a diary trashing first me and my colleague Rachel, and scrolled through it shaking my head, sadly, until I got to ...
Keith Olbermann 06/16/2010
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What an embarrassment. This year, we witnessed history. A woman ran for president and received 18 million votes from a citizenry that made clear it is indeed ready to consider serious women ...
Kaili Joy Gray 09/03/2008
10:18 AM
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When I say "we" I am referring to black people in America collectively. Oh, I know it is presumptuous of me to "speak" for all black Americans, and granted there will be those who don't agree. But I'
Denise Oliver Velez 08/05/2009
06:58 AM
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While Politico reports on the RNC spending $150,000 to 'accessorize' Palin and her family, I stumbled upon this picture of Senator Obama (along with ...
enamore22 10/22/2008
06:44 AM
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Polling data means nothing to me unless it's seasoned with anecdotes from the field. Over the past week I've noticed that everybody has a story about someone who is supporting Obama that they ...
St Louis Woman 10/09/2008
09:05 AM
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Most people have probably heard that Palin pulled the old 'Obama Knows Bill Ayers!' line out of the garbage, today. The press extensively covered her comments at a rally in Clearwater, Florida, but ...
Olds88 10/06/2008
10:19 PM
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OK, I'm back. I've always liked to invent backstories behind cliches and one of my oldest ones is the idea that the first guy who said "You can't see the forest for the trees" was actually running ...
Keith Olbermann 06/22/2010
09:31 AM
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This will be an emotional diary. It will take me some time to write, because I am crying as I write it. There will be no links or supporting data. No breaking news. I am hurting now, and I just ...
revelwoodie 10/16/2008
06:53 PM
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Following up on Meteor Blades' recommended diary, Lynch Mob , we should look beyond Fox News to other so-called "...
Bob Johnson 10/24/2008
12:44 PM
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Update: See also Stiffa's recommended diary on the Bachmann interview Those of you watching Hardball tonight on ...
thereisnospoon 10/17/2008
02:52 PM
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Congratulations. You did it. You came from out of nowhere to build a tremendous coalition of all colors, all ages, all religions. And you won.
Kaili Joy Gray 06/03/2008
01:11 PM
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Here's the article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/us/politics/14palin.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin. It's as devastating an account of cronyism, incompetence, vindictiveness and corruption as is ...
Thomas C 09/13/2008
01:54 PM
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1. Barack Obama is [six feet, one-half inches tall http://wiki.answers.com/Q/...
DaveV 08/11/2008
08:09 AM
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The Democratic Alliance of Northwest Indiana ( DANI ) hosted a meeting with Rep. Pete Visclosky (D, IN-01), on Monday, Aug. 3, 6:30 PM. We invited the public and ...
Don Briggs 08/03/2009
10:50 PM
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At the Boulder, Colorado field office for Barack, where I volunteer regularly, there's this guy. You should meet him, like Barack did. This is a really beautiful video that my friend from the office ...
debha 10/28/2008
01:24 PM
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