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A whopping 65 percent of voters believe the country is headed in the wrong direction – the highest percentage the poll has ever measured before a midterm election. http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/
by shrike
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 08:11 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Last one, I promise!!! There's still time to rearrange the work schedule, call the babysitter or postpone the leaf raking for one more weekend, and get yourself to the LES for our meetup this ...
by kathny
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 04:55 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Hello all! If you haven't already done so, there's still plenty of time to RSVP in for our meetup next Sunday with very special guest, Navajo! Spitzer's Corner is, once again, the place to be. ...
by kathny
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 09:26 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Hello NYC area Kossacks, Hot on the heels of the People's Climate March meetup w/Boatsie, it's time to get yer RSVPs in for our next meetup, this time featuring another very special guest from ...
by kathny
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 05:22 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Is it me or did something profound happen after this election? Obama won the election by a comfortable margin, even after all those hundreds of millions were wasted and FOX and the right wingers ...
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 08:17 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Ok, so stop me if you've heard this one: A Cuban and a writer from GQ walk into the back room of a local community center in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood. The writer then asks the Cuban: GQ: "
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 05:30 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Sometimes I get so angry that I want to punch holes in the page with my pen. Unfortunately, in this day and age the best I can do is maybe hit all caps. So I will try that now: F**K YOU ORRIN HATCH ...
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 06:17 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I saw this brief story at Talking Points Memo that made me wonder about the Republican comeback and what that might look like. The story read as follows: "Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the ...
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 07:55 AM PST with 5 Recommends
If read one more article about “why Romney lost” I am going to pass out. I turned it into a drinking game and so far I have gone through two bottles of Captain Morgan. In fact, I haven’t ...
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 06:43 PM PST with 6 Recommends
House concert series Musical Waves (San Francisco's Lands' End/Cliff House area) presents Stanford University's harpsichordist Elaine Thornburgh offering a delightful solo harpsichord program ...
by sacred arts
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 04:58 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Finally, it’s that time! It’s been a long road to get here and soon it will be all over — At least for a few days until we start figuring out who is going to run in 2016. As for tomorrow, I ...
by tmcbpatriot
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 04:33 PM PST with 0 Recommends
We're on the last page of the old 2011 calendar at our house and my husband made the comment that it'll be 2012 "before we know it". Most years that revelation would be met with mild bemusement but ...
by DawnG
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Dec 25, 2011 at 04:07 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I’m in no mood to analyze the Labor Movement’s predicament or point out that Labor Day is the unofficial start of election season. They’ll be enough of that in the papers, on tv ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 08:17 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Cross-posted on Huffington Post. I am reading a book that is as delicious page-for-page as its ...
by Brett Ashley McKenzie
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 11:01 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I was a concerned citizen, albeit a Canadian one, in 2000. At that time, at around age 25, I was somewhat interested in the election. The stakes at the time seemed relatively low. But the real ...
by Cupcake Connoisseur
Comment Count 0 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2008 at 10:12 AM PST with 0 Recommends