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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
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
Today's revelations that the "President's Surveillance Program" was much broader than formerly reported is ...
by Attorney at Arms
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jul 10, 2009 at 01:57 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Little or no Progressive legislation will be passed in the next few years. We will get no Victory. The die is cast. The economic elites have learned our game and are one step ahead of us. They ...
by tecampbell
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat May 02, 2009 at 12:55 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This past week, Bill Maher had three avowed conservatives on his show: Joe Wurzelbacher as his opening guest, and David Frum and Reihan Salam on his panel. The sense I got in listening to them was ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 158 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2009 at 03:58 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
Presidential elections are awfully difficult to predict four years in advance. The 2008 election made that very clear. Still, the Republicans are thinking hard about the next one, especially since ...
by Kylopod
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2009 at 04:54 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Michael Connell was killed Friday night when the Piper Supercub he was piloting crashed three miles short of an Akron-Canton Airport runway. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Connelly, ...
by farmbo
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2008 at 07:25 AM PST with 32 Recommends
I'm an actuary. I do number crunching. I've gone back to 2004 and looked at some of the states and what they reported on election night and the final totals. And, the conclusions I've drawn, are ...
by CB8421
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2008 at 07:39 PM PST with 7 Recommends
There's been a lot of talk that the Republican base didn't show up for this election, that they just weren't inspired by McCain. Looking at the facts, this just doesn't appear to be the case. ...
by CB8421
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 05:53 PM PST with 11 Recommends
As Minnesota prepares to recount the razor-close Senate battle between Norm Coleman and Al Franken (with Dean "Monkeywrench" Barkley also in the mix), I am vividly reminded of the Washington ...
by N in Seattle
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 01:17 PM PST with 9 Recommends
This has been a good election for map lovers. The New York Times has a great set of graphics that shows not only results ...
by Daniel Donner
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 01:02 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Like Kos, I still have the late Steve Gilliard's blog link on my bookmarks, and today, as I have been basking in the wonder of it all, I think back to Steve's fiery, erudite and inspiring posts both ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 10:32 AM PST with 20 Recommends
On a chilly early-spring day in 2004, I was standing in a shelter in the westbound el train station at State and Lake Streets in Downtown Chicago. We were deep into primary season. An 8 1/2 x 11 ...
by TheWurx
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 03:12 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Let's get some perspective here. This was a huge victory and we need to say so, loud and clear! In 2004, George Bush beat John Kerry by 35 electoral votes, 286-251. Had the single state of Ohio (20 ...
by wingsnight
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 01:40 PM PST with 1 Recommend
[This is written by a fellow Kerry blogger.] When I sat down to watch the returns on Election Day in 2004, after working a year and a half as a full-time volunteer for the Kerry campaign, I ...
by ayawisgi
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 06:35 AM PST with 71 Recommends
Four years ago this Wednesday, I sat at the folding table that served as my desk in the John Kerry Campaign's McPherson Square headquarters in Washington D.C., my head in my hands, bags under my eyes,
by Brett Ashley McKenzie
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2008 at 04:41 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
A secretive government program dubbed “Operation Front Line,” ostensibly designed to prevent “terrorist” activity around the 2004 Presidential election, instead primarily ...
by rain dog
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 03:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Nothing more to hear, no further evidence to weigh, no more vetting to do. On one side, a vile-tempered intellectually bankrupt mendacious old reprobate shuffling dodderingly after his ever more ...
by jcnossiter
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 11:46 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Poetry be my outlet. Research and the formulation of a sustaining argument are not my strengths. I tend to become overwhelmed by the poetice side, and become dis-ordered. But, these past few ...
by brother country
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 08:48 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
As citizen of this great country I am absolutely sick to my stomach that this kind of blatant treason can occur in this day and age. And that is exactly what these types of voter fraud schemes are-...
by Thomas Publius
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 05:04 AM PDT with 23 Recommends