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This diary came about because of a comment thread with The Marti and Mopshell in my KTK diary on Friday. The Marti expressed sympathy with the challenges we face in red states, together with a ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 05:30 PM PST with 221 Recommends
Bonjour, mademoiselle! I'd like to see le tits now! I'm bored amid these 9 inches of snow that we got this week, so that must mean I'm writing up the next installment of my redistricting series ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 08:20 AM PST with 2 Recommends
That is all... #BigBlueNation.
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 02:11 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Politics is a dirty business, but a necessary one. We all have needs that only government can supply. That reality dictates that we pragmatically deal with unsavory political actors to do what’s ...
by skepticalbrotha
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 08:55 PM PST with 0 Recommends
By Nancy Bordier and Joseph M. Firestone Most governments claim they are democracies because they hold popular elections. A large majority of their citizens who cast votes also think their ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 12:53 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I didn't do a report last week because I spent the week on other sites delivering harangues regarding the Super Bowl. Never before in my 34 years on planet Earth have I been more pissed about a ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 01:51 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Since William Rehnquist joined the Supreme Court, it has made several rulings that have knocked the U.S. Constitution out of whack. Retired ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 445 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 10:04 PM PST with 527 Recommends
The midterm electorate is skewed far to the right. Only 13 governors are elected by presidential electorate, while 36 are elected by midterm electorates and 1(Va.) elected the year following each ...
by Charles280
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 10:12 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Tom Brady likes underinflated balls . This has been another edition of "Out of Context Theatre". Now back to your regularly scheduled programming below the orange squiggle.
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 02:04 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Before you instantly tune out at the sight of this title, I should let you know that a Democratic district can be made in all three of these uber-red states. Yes, even Utah. Click below the orange ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 01:34 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I have no constructive set-up this week, so here's a song with a beautiful title for Democrats.
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 01:47 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Like so many others, I have been following coverage of the terrorist attack on the staff of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. There are many striking aspects to the event, but the one I want ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 05:00 PM PST with 33 Recommends
OK, I was clearly drunk off of my ass on Grey Goose and Remy Martin V while I was writing my last report. That diary entry had more errors than Scott Brown's Twitter feed. Rest assured that I am ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 02:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends
On Tuesday 33 senators (12 newly elected), 22 Republicans and 11 Democrats, were sworn in by Vice President Biden, giving Republicans a 54-46 advantage in the Senate. Combined with their expanded ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 08:59 PM PST with 3 Recommends
As the tired old Faux News line goes, "Both Parties do it." Every 10 years we have a census, and every 10 years we see fanciful district maps, where equally fancifully-shaped districts take flight ...
by tallen387
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 12:11 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Happy New Year to DK! Unfortunately, this won't be a happy blue year, as the new Republican-controlled House and Senate will be seated on Saturday. But doesn't mean that we can't consider what ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 01, 2015 at 02:00 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I promised everybody several weeks ago that I would begin a brand new fantasy redistricting series on Daily Kos. Well, it appears that Festivus Christmahanukwanzaakah has come early this year ...
by Da Fireball
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 12:46 PM PST with 7 Recommends
It's been almost a month since the election, and I'm disappointed that the fact that over a third of state legislative races went without competition has not received more attention. Elections are ...
by ManfromMiddletown
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 12:37 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Back in 2012, Democrats won 48.8% of the popular vote in congressional races to the Republican's 47.6%, a lead of over 1.4 million votes nationwide. Despite that, Republicans had a margin of 33 seats,
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 02:54 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Shooting spitballs won Republicans the Senate; now what do they do? With Republicans winning the Senate and Obamacare on the run, a new Era of Good Feeling is surely around the corner. Vote ...
by Richard J Rosendall
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 07:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends