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I've been active in politics for over 10 years, most recently as a Chief of Staff to a progressive State Legislator in Silicon Valley, California. But before that, I served as an public official ...
by Trisha Tahmasbi
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 11:00 PM PST with 114 Recommends
I contend that democracy is a caveat emptor proposition, and if more voters realized that going into the voting booth, there would be a lot fewer jaded citizens disengaging from the system on the ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I found myself wondering the other day, how politicians got so crazy during my lifetime. And then I was reminded of Representative Marion Anthony Zioncheck, who toiled for almost a decade in lumber ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I wonder how Breitbart will like it when the Magnifying Glass get pointed in his direction? Let's see, shall we? Maybe we can make his feet a little toasty ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jun 04, 2011 at 10:46 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
There was some News -- that has been 'Bigfooted' by Breitbart -- this week. News ...
by jamess
Comment Count 218 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 459 Recommends
Perhaps a sign of what's to come as the GOP fires up ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 11:43 AM PST with 0 Recommends
O'Keefe's latest sordid adventure is the smearing of the reputation of a former Teacher of the Year, Alissa Ploshnick of New Jersey, in a carefully edited anti-union video, "Teachers Unions Gone Wild.
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Nov 16, 2010 at 12:46 PM PST with 13 Recommends
He's using the popular hate of Wall Street to gain legitimacy for union-busting, school vouchers, and the rest of his far-right ...
by Tom Sykes
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 08:58 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I just got this email this morning, which consists of an anti-Muslim and anti-Obama email chain which was responded to by a Muslim American. I'm taking the names out of the response, in case this ...
by naltikriti
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 09:49 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
by Jeffrey Feldman
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2008 at 10:15 AM PDT with 57 Recommends
In my day, wingnuts took some pride in their attacks. The email character assassination campaign was a work of art. Remember the one about how Oliver North used his Senate testimony to warn about ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2008 at 05:55 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
You guys dont pay attention to shit man, and both I and the republican party are sick of it. You have been told that Obama is a secret muslim, and you idiots dont care. Told that he will suicide ...
by qmastertoo
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2008 at 04:43 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Like you, I occassionally get one of those mass forwarded emails from a relative or acquaintance that is designed to play on fears, perpetuate false rumours, or tear down a political opponent using ...
by margeauxtex
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2008 at 07:06 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The other day I found an article about Barack Obama. Actually it wasn't really an article, it was a short piece that linked to a YouTube video, source by "The Right Perspective" radio show.
by winstnsmth
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 07:22 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Hop on over to TPM Election Central for the lowdown in print. Better yet, you ...
by Walt starr
Comment Count 437 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2007 at 11:36 AM PST with 105 Recommends
Good for Barack. In light of the Novack article perporting a "Whisper Campaign" by Clinton Campaign "Agents", I have something to say about this. There are those of us in the public, (regular ...
by irishamerican
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2007 at 04:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
The term Canadian Model is carefully inserted into the health care debate by those trying to sell the benefits of universal, government sponsored programs. Well, our Republican Buddies ain't having ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2007 at 02:20 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
(crossposted at BlueGrassRoots ) McConnell staffer Don Stewart decided to write a response to the criticism that McConnell ...
by cubswin39
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 06:37 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Graeme Frost has joined a pretty large club this week. He's joined MoveOn, Max Cleland, John Kerry, Michael J Fox, numerous US soldiers and others - people viciously attacked by the right merely for ...
by kevin lyda
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2007 at 04:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The timing is interesting. British Court Ruling on Errors in 'An Inconvenient Truth' Resurrects Global Warming Debate A new story just popped on ABC News that has been ...
by walkingdeer
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2007 at 11:23 AM PDT with 1 Recommend