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We seem to think that politicians, particularly Regressives (aka Republicans), have only recently been saying idiotic things. Part of the problem is that in the past candidate statements typically ...
by Ruffbear7
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Back when all clocks were analog and they all had hands, there was a saying, "Even a broken clock is right twice a day." In other words, even if someone is a moron, through the law of averages, they ...
by Intralumenal
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Daily Kos has been prodding me for another diary. I had a great idea. During the Shrub years, I wrote a series of political/cultural short poems and dated each one as I wrote it. I own the copyright,
by ProudAmericanLiberal
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 04:03 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
As if the nation hasn't suffered enough from the BS "leadership" of the Bush clan, George P got himself elected Land Commissioner in Texas, often one of the first steps toward the Governorship. (He'...
by BlackSheep1
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Elect a Bush, get a war. One person's historical hard-on is another's opti-phallocratic power obsession. It's not about narrative or conspiracy but about how some very basic economic developments ...
by annieli
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 02:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by Roger Burke
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
by MillennialJake
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Perhaps in the scheme of things, such as women being burned to death, militant leaders recruiting children and sometimes beheading them to further their religious insanity, and China deciding they ...
by Marina Asbury
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 05:42 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
I waste lots of precious time Setting politics to rhyme. Ridiculous or near sublime? At least I've shunned a life of crime.
by likeits1999
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .[ Note for TomDispatch Readers: � The offers for both William DeBuys's new ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 07:37 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Here's pretty much a sure thing bracket as to who's gonna win in the 2016 Presidential race. My money's on the money!
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
by Vik the Viking
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 07:40 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
When the news broke of Hillary Clinton's use of personal email for her official email when she was secretary of state, my first thought was a recollection of the Bush White House staffers getting ...
by ericf
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 06:39 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The George W. Bush presidency was basically over by the end of 2005. Not that there weren't more disasters and indignities to come for America before the Halliburton Cabal mercifully relinquished ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 09:53 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Alright so rooting for who should lead the enemies is complicated: in my opinion, they need to firstly be eminently crushable while, on the other hand, not being so crazy that if they do on the off ...
by JSWright101
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 09:11 AM PST with 2 Recommends
An excellent and balanced piece in the Wash Post today on Bush's record on school reform as governor of Florida. He put in place a raft of inititiaves--standardized tests, vouchers, and grading ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 07:11 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Loves me some CPAC -- the perfect trainwreck of nuttiess, groveling, bigotry and wingnut marketing madness . I couldn't help but notice that every hand-in-the-air, CHOOSE ME CHOOSE ME CHOOSE ME ...
by wruckusgroink
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 02:45 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Ana Marie Cox published an interesting and evocative article that raised valid points here and there. The piece is in the Daily Beast, titled Sorry, But Clinton's Inevitability is Not A Problem . ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 02:46 PM PST with 2 Recommends
So Rudy Giuliani thinks Obama does not say that he loves his country. There are two petty issues here, but I want to emphasize a bigger one. First petty issue: this is simply untrue. Obama has ...
by Daver71
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 06:48 PM PST with 7 Recommends
While most people are focused on ISIS (or ISIL, Islamic State or whatever we’re calling that group of jihadist lunatics these days) and ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 06:50 AM PST with 25 Recommends