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The obvious question--the elephant in the room that nobody in the media will talk about--needs to be asked, and so here it is: If Jeb Bush can't be honest about whether or not he's running for ...
by SweetHomeChicago
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 09:56 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This book title is inoperative. On Scott Walker's official if technically proto-presidential campaign web site (he hasn't yet officially declared, although he's running like crazy and raising ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 07:23 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
There's going to be about a dozen Republican presidential candidates next year, and this is a fortunate development for Democrats. Given the circumstances, normally this would be a favorable time ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Artist's conception. Not actually a Republican priary voter So this is a bit scary. From a poll of likely Republican primary voters , and ...
by ericf
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 11:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is an open letter to the DNC and all progressive, liberal, forward thinking PACs, campaign committees, and organizations. I'd like to propose a sweeping campaign that – if implemented by the ...
by DemsDo
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:40 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
It’s that time again, when people delve into a presidential candidate’s eating habits, transportation habits and ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
I do remember Hillary's 2008 announcement "I'm in to win." Bet that one was market-tested to death. So tomorrow {{Sunday, Sunday at US 30 drag strip!!}} will she echo and say "I'm in to gin it up?"
by boriskamite
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 12:45 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Just so we're clear, the "troubles with the truth" in the headline aren't necessarily lies. There can be more subtle forms of obfuscation, denialism, and even inadvertent honesty. Or just plain old ...
by ericf
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Now that Ted Cruz has officially announced he’s running for president, the seal has been broken and more will quickly follow. Oh, ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
A week or two ago, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was campaigning for president in Iowa and said his top priority would be to combat terrorism, lest the terrorists "wash up on our shores" -- ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
On Monday Gov. Scott Walker signed into law the Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature's so-called "right to work" bill. From an astute English major's standpoint, something interesting ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 04:52 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I might as well own up right away that the headline is a bit misleading, as only one of these stories involves Exxon. Well, someone has to be in Exxon's pocket. The Koch brothers surely can't ...
by ericf
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 01:58 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Madison's Capital Times newspaper ran a disturbing online dispatch over the weekend suggesting just how Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has handled some of those in the crowds demonstrating against ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 01:57 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Today, something strange happened. One former president named George Bush published his "biography" of another former president named George Bush. Why this new book? I suspect it has to do with the ...
by russbaker
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 11:18 AM PST with 5 Recommends
(Do not judge me. This is how I choose to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day Arrr Maties!) Remember Mark Sanford, former Congressman, Governor of South Carolina, current Congressman, and the worlds ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 07:39 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
For those of you who are too young to remember the George McGovern campaign of 1972, AFTER got the nomination, there was a full court press to ensure that he lost the general election from his own ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
UPDATE: Because I'm seeing some confusion in the comments, this is why I wrote this diary: None of the Democratic women in the Senate are players for 2016. It's either Hillary, or American women ...
by edg
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 04:09 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Another President Bush :Jeb Bush on Wednesday was the most vocal he’s been about considering a run for the White House in 2016. The Republican told a crowd of about 200 people at a Catholic ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2014 at 08:36 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Liberal talk show host, Thom Hartmann, interviewed President Jimmy Carter briefly, and asked about the legitimacy of several recently 'elected' ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 139 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 09:37 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
In an interview with The Nation , Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) surprises some and pleases many. The majority of this country is madly in love and/or fascinated with Sanders. ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 906 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 439 Recommends