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Yesterday President Obama, Vice President Biden, a bevy of Senators and Kennedys, and other assorted political leaders dedicated the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States ...
by mbenefiel
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 10:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is what they do. I was lurking through Free Republic, as I sometimes do. It’s a sometimes-painful, sometimes-humorous, sometimes-sad hobby that lets me see what’s being discussed (and what��
by Jaxpagan
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 10:20 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Based on the abysmal strategy of Democratic candidates to undermine their chances of winning during this year’s midterm elections, it became abundantly clear that, in politics, either you define ...
by NedSparks
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 02:23 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I first posted a version of this diary in 2011. On the 51st death anniversary of the last American President to be assassinated while still in office, it is useful to remember not John F. ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 12:18 PM PST with 96 Recommends
While some Republican governors’ behavior is criminal, others are morally and ethically wrong. Below are some of the choices made by our brilliant elected officials…
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 08:02 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
When I was a law professor, I spent years studying why middle class families were going broke. I went into this area of study believing the hype – that people who were declaring bankruptcy must be ...
by Elizabeth Warren
Comment Count 128 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 08:46 AM PDT with 285 Recommends
Many of us remember the Anita Hill /Clarence Thomas hearing in 1991. We remember believing Hill's testimony of Thomas's blatant sexual harassment. And we remember the disgust we felt watching ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 02:55 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Many of us remember the Anita Hill /Clarence Thomas hearing in 1991. We remember believing Hill's testimony of Thomas's blatant sexual harassment. And we remember the disgust we felt with how ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 04:59 PM PST with 45 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:31 PM PST with 30 Recommends
Senator Ted Kennedy (D. MA) is smiling down on Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) today: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/jeff-merkley-enda_n_4210032.html?utm_hp_ref=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 12 Recommends
POLITIFORMERS: Robots oh these guys! [ Part I - II - III - IV -
by Simplify
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 07:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
So tomorrow Democratic voters will head to the polls tomorrow to vote for who will be filling in Senator Ed Markey's (D. MA) old congressional seat. Today, Progressive Democrat Carl Sciortino ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Republicans have done a fine job of burying this important news this week. The healthcare marketplace is now officially open. (Yaaahoooo!) Thank you, relentless progressives like Bernie Sanders ...
by Eileen B
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 09:30 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
During his confirmation hearings in 2005, John Roberts made three promises to the American people. Less than a decade ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 04:27 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
America is a wonderful place where everyone is caring, competent, conscientious and above average. America's law enforcement agencies have never gotten the wrong guy . A mistaken identity arrest ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 433 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 05:59 AM PDT with 403 Recommends
Maybe someday we'll outgrow it ... our historic need for more power and more resources -- whatever the immediate cost. United States military casualties of war Total American Deaths by ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 09:55 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Bill's Cheers and Jeers yesterday noted the birthday of Ted Kennedy. I grew up as a constituent of Ted's, so tended to take him for granted. Chappaquiddick happened when I was 2. My mom, as a mother ...
by Jane in Maine
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 09:59 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Progressive hero, Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH), is fundraising money for fellow Progressive Democrat, Ed Markey (D. MA), in the 2013 special election to replace outgoing Senator, Secretary of ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Received a fundraising e-mail from Senator Al Franken (D. MN) who is raising money for Progressive Congressman Ed Markey (D. MA) who is running for Senate in the Massachusetts Special Election to ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:34 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman, Senator Michael Bennet (D. CO), is fundraising for Progressive Democratic Congressman Ed Markey (D. MA) for the 2013 Special Election in ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends