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I've mentioned before that one of my favorite people on twitter is Kurt Eichenwald, a writer at Vanity Fair. He's acerbic, aggressive and kind of fun. (if you want to follow him, and I'd highly ...
by Fokozatos siker
Comment Count 256 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 02:30 PM PDT with 838 Recommends
You can accuse Republicans of a lot of things, but you should never accuse them of not being unified in their thinking. A month into the Obama era, the GOP may seem demoralized and disorganized. ...
by ukit
Comment Count 293 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 08:17 AM PST with 349 Recommends
Several years ago, a former neighbor, Joe Abraham had an idea. He wanted history taught backwards. Instead of starting with past events and coming to the present, he suggested starting with ...
by Glenn Melancon
Comment Count 201 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 12:43 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
This is Part LIII of My Stupid State where I document what happens when a state full of Democrats elect a veto-proof, right-wing legislature along with a teabag, CRIMINAL governor to lead us. (Once ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 134 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 05:28 AM PST with 238 Recommends
A Gallup poll taken in 1992 found that Ronald Reagan was the most unpopular living president apart from Nixon, and ranked even below Jimmy Carter; just 46 percent of Americans had a favorable view ...
by tmaertens
Comment Count 119 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 05:51 AM PDT with 208 Recommends
The Wisconsin GOP and the legal team it hired to handle state redistricting was handed a Federal court order yesterday: Turn over the contents of three computers used to ram through redistricting ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 04:58 AM PST with 195 Recommends
A month ago, I wrote a note called "The Myths That Are Killing Us" – the hard myths that no Republicans, and very few Democrats, ever challenge. Here was my list: The Government can't create jobs.
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 118 comments on Sat Mar 31, 2012 at 09:38 AM PDT with 189 Recommends
Hey everyone. It has been a while since I summoned the energy to write a diary given my other commitments, but after yet another political discussion online, I went into a long rant that I felt I ...
by kmoros
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 10:53 PM PST with 170 Recommends
This hasn't been a good week for T-Paw . He's already had his "Google Test" turned into a punchline. Now he's had his "Let's Cut Taxes and Generate a 5% growth" argument cut to shreds,
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 73 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 08:02 AM PDT with 117 Recommends
"The poor can't sleep because they are hungry; the rich can't sleep because the poor are awake." I heard a person being interviewed on the radio say that earlier today. It was in the background ...
by Thousandwatts
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 04:10 PM PST with 103 Recommends
There was a time when American politics didn’t involve one party that was stark raving mad. We are about to watch a week of lunacy unfold in Tampa. Not harmless lunacy like Moon-landing-denial—...
by Dracowyrm
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT with 96 Recommends
. Sure, Reagan got more press and all of the credit, but a concert in West Berlin with Genesis, David Bowie, and Eurythmics started the wrecking ball rolling during the summer of 1987. According ...
by Zwoof
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Sep 09, 2012 at 07:04 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Good evening. I know you've been reading, seeing, and hearing a lot of stories the past several days attributed to Danish sailors, unnamed observers at Italian ports and Spanish ...
by Minerva
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 05:03 AM PST with 74 Recommends
Once again there's a big to-do about a lone air traffic controller being asleep while a ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 08:40 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
This is a dreadfully rude and unpleasant story, kiddies, for which I sincerely apologize. Sometimes real life is like that. It must have been Christmas 2003. Nancy had invited me to stay at the ...
by Sarahproudandtall
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 04:16 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
The conservative argument of the last 30-40 years boils down to this: "Hey look at this big pile of seed corn. Let's eat it!" Almost 30 years after the "Reagan Revolution" our infrastructure is ...
by davej
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 02:01 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
are the subject of Paul Krugman's New York Times column this morning, with the title Obama’s Hostage Deal . While he acknowledges that Obama ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri Dec 10, 2010 at 02:33 AM PST with 60 Recommends
Okay, I've been on this website for a looooooong time. I'm mostly a lurker. I occasionally comment. I even more occasionally posts diaries. I'm not a relevant member here by any means, never have ...
by Reviser
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Mar 15, 2010 at 08:33 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture . I am a ...
by davej
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu May 27, 2010 at 10:50 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
I'm 46 years old. Came politically of age in 1980--casting my first presidential vote for Jimmy Carter in that election. He lost to a guy who sold the American people on the notion that government ...
by GernBlanzten
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 09:38 AM PDT with 41 Recommends