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60 Minutes ran a piece tonight that claimed that the Bush camp filed suit with the Supreme Court to stay the Florida recount of the 2000 Presidential election citing their believe that to not do so ...
by The House
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Nov 28, 2010 at 05:03 PM PST with 7 Recommends
that is, until about 18 hours after their votes, when they learned how disastrous their votes were. I understand the top recommended diarist's desire to "feel ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 11:30 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Coming out of Albany, New York via an election campaign for a judge on the Albany County Surrogate Court where Democrats are resorting to ...
by hannah
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 07:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
When Francis Bellamy wrote these words toward the end of the nineteenth century, his goal was not so much to present a loyalty oath to ...
by Barth
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 10, 2010 at 02:43 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I've long felt that George W. Bush's acceptance speech at the 2000 Republican National Convention was among the most arrogant and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 09:38 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I was completely taken in by the man. To be sure, I thought his family situation was rather strange, his wife was a tad creepy with her extremist views on women's rights, but his essential ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 10:21 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission shreds the fabric of our already weakened democracy by allowing corporations to more ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 126 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 09:22 AM PST with 10 Recommends
For all those who know the treasure that is Bob Somerby and The Daily Howler, today is a big day.
by jwishbone
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jan 12, 2010 at 01:09 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Considering what this country went through after the stolen 2000 election, a little schadenfreude seems in order. As reported in the Albany Times Union ,
by xaxnar
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 03:39 PM PST with 17 Recommends
There are three categories of news media: 1. Opinion Outlets  Keith Olbermann  Bill O'Reilly  The Young Turks  Wall Street Journal ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 378 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 10:08 AM PDT with 569 Recommends
It is hard for some of us to post regularly during most of the year, and harder still in the summer. The work that pays the bills tends to increase in the summer, and it did this year, and then ...
by Barth
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 25, 2009 at 04:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've been writing several diaries recently on healthcare reform and the issue of PR and marketing. I'm going to go to continue on this theme and write about the concept of "regular Americans". It ...
by oceanstar17
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 09:53 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Every football coach will tell you: if a play works, keep running it until the defense stops you. And so it is with ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Aug 04, 2009 at 09:32 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
A lot of people here lump Palin together with Bush, and even Reagan, as brainless politicians. In a sense, we were crying wolf by calling Reagan an idiot, because he seemed brilliant compared to Bush.
by Kylopod
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 06:33 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
There is no single word for the state of being speechless with rage, frozen by fury. It is time we invented one. Ragezen? Angerlytic? Paramadic? Furorleptic? Consider Robert McNamara dying at the ...
by jcnossiter
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jul 10, 2009 at 12:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Updated from mistersite's comment below. Many Kossacks have contrasted the Twitter Revolution underway in Iran with our weak response to the 2000 election. They think that, in 2000, we ...
by VA Classical Liberal
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 08:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
“I know you will be leaving for New York in an hour.” It was my nearly 101 year-old mother calling, I presumed, to wish us a safe trip. For decades this has been a tradition which by now ...
by zwerlst
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2009 at 04:20 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
There's always a "duh" answer to questions like this. "Thomas Jefferson owned slaves. Well, of course he couldn't be elected today. Duh." But that's too easy. I'm asking a more complicated ...
by Kylopod
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2009 at 04:50 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
In making the case against the Electoral College, I frequently encounter the argument that the "popular vote" not only doesn't determine the winner but is a meaningless concept in our system. The ...
by Kylopod
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 11:23 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
so says Justice Antonin Scalia upon questioning about the 2000 election here in the hotbed of a stolen election in Palm Beach County. It is not the first time Scalia has offered this response; ...
by LtdEdishn
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 06:59 PM PST with 6 Recommends