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65 Yrs Ago - Hiroshima
= Excerpted from [http://letsjapan.wordpress.com/2009/08/05/a-moment-for-hiroshima/ this last year's post at LetsJapan.Worpress.Com] = . . . The next morning another introductory whirlwind. I ...
BenGoshi 08/05/2010 34 35 - 402
Prudential: Profiteering from Soldiers' Deaths
. Tonight [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/07/28/eveningnews/main6722391.shtml CBS News committed an act of journalism], taking and running with a [http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-07-28/...
BenGoshi 07/28/2010 73 48 1 218
Obama's, Democrats', Popularity Surges.
. That would be the headline, you know. If -- hopefully, when -- the Administration and Capitol Hill Democrats spend as much time, effort, energy and attention looking to see how they can work ...
BenGoshi 07/23/2010 634 307 4 48
Consider Talking to a Lawyer.
= NOTE: I do not provide Legal Advice below. I'm just a guy who happens to be a lawyer expressing his opinion (based on lots of experience, mind you). If you want Legal Advice,
BenGoshi 07/17/2010 40 20 2 38
My Daddy was Atticus Finch
= Expanded 're-post' from Comment in [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/7/11/883424/-To-kill-a-mockingbird-is-a-sin-.-.-. Teacherken's To Kill a Mockingbird Diary] = . I'm an ...
BenGoshi 07/11/2010 58 72 3 200
Satsuma
. While I cannot, and would not even try to, compete with this site's [http://www.dailykos.com/user/DarkSyde Mr. Science], or any of the [http://www.dailykos.com/user/Unitary%20Moonbat professional,
BenGoshi 07/10/2010 65 33 - 94
Turmoil & Opportunity in India.
. A day-long national strike ("Bharat bandh") took place throughout the world's second most populace country, and largest democracy, yesterday July 5. From [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/...
BenGoshi 07/06/2010 33 18 - 199
DNC:  Learn How to Make an Ad, Please!
. In the wake of Texas GOBP Congressman [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/6/17/876879/-Hayward-hearing:-Republican-apologizes-to-BP-CEO Joe Barton's shameless suck-up to BP] -
BenGoshi 06/17/2010 38 17 - 107
BP to Change Name, Boost Corporate Image.
. London -- June 16, 2010 (Reuters) -- In an effort to shore-up precipitously falling share prices at British Petroleum (BP) company, ever since its deadly and now environmentally ...
BenGoshi 06/16/2010 43 21 - 61
Hi.
. My name's Richard Newton. Older, more long-time friends, know me as Rick. But I answer to either. I live in Alabama, though I was born in our Nation's Capital and grew up in Virginia. When I ...
BenGoshi 06/04/2010 197 149 2 43
Limbaugh defends a pedophile. Reminds us of his own proclivities.
. I'm not saying Rush Limbaugh's a pedophile, that he's a fat old sweaty man who likes to have sex with children. But since he's the de facto head of the Republican Party, I think asking ...
BenGoshi 04/20/2010 90 18 - 49
Leo Gerard, Pres. United Steelworkers. Damn you.
Earlier tonight United Steelworkers Pres. Leo Gerard was on "The Ed Show." Ed Shultz interviewed him re: the (ongoing) tragedy of at least [http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/us/07westvirginia....
BenGoshi 04/06/2010 68 13 - 20
To you Godless Atheists on Good Friday...
. . . . remember, the vast majority of Christians neither belong to creepy, hokey, but very dangerous [http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7018289175 Rapture Militias]. Anyway, please enjoy ...
BenGoshi 04/02/2010 136 21 - 29
Screw Me! (Updated)
. Just days old and already a Modern Classic (and I think Pulitzer worthy): From [http://www....
BenGoshi 03/23/2010 27 15 - 42
Artur Davis & the Other 33 "No" Dems.  We'll remember.
. Last night 34 House "Democrats" voted "Nay" -- voted against [http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2010/roll165.xml HR 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act]. Just as we've come ...
BenGoshi 03/22/2010 73 42 - 76
Hx Lesson: the 'scary thing' always eventually wins.
=A reworked and updated diary= Let history be your guide. Conservatives, Bigots, those who are loath to cede any Power... they ...
BenGoshi 03/21/2010 46 33 1 37
Conservatives have always fought reform. And lost.
. Conservatives, Bigots, those in power who are loath to cede any of that power . . . they always fight tooth and nail against Reform. And -- eventually -- ...
BenGoshi 03/19/2010 34 24 1 41
Jesus Horsers Don't Like Tea.
. The weirdnesses, contradictions and rifts are running rampant within the so-called "Tea Party" movement. Here's the latest (but certainly not the largest) in a series of "clouds on the ...
BenGoshi 03/13/2010 23 19 - 36
Ghastly Al Qaeda Plot Uncovered.  =Update=
. Just hitting the newswire : "The CIA has uncovered an al Qaeda plot to crash 1 fully-loaded 747 every other day for a full year and to ...
BenGoshi 03/12/2010 311 383 2 82
Bernie Sanders on the White House's "tragic mistake."
. To wit : "that the White House fruitlessly chased Republican votes on health care rather than take advantage of the ripe environment to pass legislation." Here's another ...
BenGoshi 03/11/2010 131 43 2 27
Obama yesterday: "Roll Tide!"
. President Obama traveled to Pennsylvania yesterday and talked about something dealing some legislation having to do with some stuff and blah, blah, blah . . . But the important ...
BenGoshi 03/09/2010 98 13 - 29
GOP Brings T'baggers/Liberals Together in the South
Right out of the gate: h/t to [http://www.leftinalabama.com/diary/5859/dr-griffith-to-deliver-republican-message 'mooncat' and Left in Alabama] & to [http://www.realclearpolitics.com/...
BenGoshi 03/07/2010 12 10 - 44
GOP Memo: "Fear" to be used in 2010. = Update =
. As if we haven't been noting this about the GOP since, hell, 2001. From [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_ts1217 a Yahoo "Newsroom" report] that cites a Politico "scoop" :
BenGoshi 03/04/2010 29 14 - 36
Rangel's Ramblings. Congress thru the Looking Glass.
. The big stink over Harlem Congressman Charlie Rangel is this: "The ethics committee said Rangel violated standards of conduct by accepting 2007 and 2008 trips to Caribbean ...
BenGoshi 03/03/2010 46 10 - 16
Up or Down Vote!  (about friggin' time).
. Well, [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100228/ap_on_bi_ge/us_health_care_overhaul finally ]. "WASHINGTON – The White House called for a "simple up-or-down" vote on ...
BenGoshi 02/28/2010 16 19 - 30
Roll Call:  Profession, Age, Region. =Update=
. I just thought I'd go ahead and do it. Below is an Age Poll. In the comments, please type your profession (teacher, fire fighter, manager, accountant, farmer, student, ...
BenGoshi 02/26/2010 330 35 1 39
Wish We'd Been Wrong.  Gave it a shot, though. =Bummer Update=  
. February 23, 2010: The White House officially takes the Public Option [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/2/23/839934/-Gibbs:-Public-Option-Via-Reconciliation-Cant-Pass off the ...
BenGoshi 02/23/2010 166 43 - 57
Which Obama Will Show?
. President Obama hosts his big [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_health_care_overhaul Health Care Summit this Thursday] at Blair House, just across from the White House. In theory it's to provide ...
BenGoshi 02/21/2010 116 23 2 29
MANIFESTO (Updated: with even more Waugh!)
. From [http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20100218/ts_csm/280994 The Christian Science Monitor]: "Washington – In conservative circles, manifestos are all the rage. "On Wednesday,
BenGoshi 02/18/2010 37 26 - 49
Quicker! Who said *this*?
. "I happen to be a proponent of a single payer universal health care program. I see no reason why the United States of America, the wealthiest country in the history of the world, ...
BenGoshi 02/16/2010 92 33 1 30
2008: We Saw What We Wanted to See.
. Back in the winter/spring of 2008, during the height of Primary Season, when we looked at, listened to, and heard the words of then-Candidate Obama, - if Daily Kos was any indication of the ...
BenGoshi 02/14/2010 91 11 - 53
Good Faith.
From the Comments Thread in today's Abbreviated Pundit Roundup. . Ezra Klein's piece (cited in the [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/2/10/835388/-Your-Abbreviated-Pundit-Round-up ...
BenGoshi 02/10/2010 179 161 1 40
So, Obama, you wanna fight? 2 Updates.
. You say you want to "fight" for regular folks. Good. Then over the next 36 hours have your staff work with allies in the House and Senate to craft simple Bills -- to be introduced by 12:00 ...
BenGoshi 01/25/2010 109 30 - 32
Ever Considered a Japan Trip?
. Prologue: this is an offbeat Diary. But so are "[http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/9/24/153018/663 Pooty & Woozle]" diaries, and "[http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/8/2/...
BenGoshi 10/02/2009 141 17 - 72
Counter-Trigger:  if No P.O., then This.
. DallasDoc's inspired me. If [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/9/30/777259/-Senate-Democrats-Listen-to-Dallasdoc.-Finally! his idea can gain legislative traction] (sure, sure, it's just an ...
BenGoshi 10/01/2009 24 22 - 20
The Racist Hate, Fear & Agenda Exposed
. . . . as if it hadn't been exposed before. In most of my diaries I try to provide links and photos and quotes and vids and all sorts of reader-friendly elements in order to take advantage ...
BenGoshi 09/27/2009 62 40 1 27
Crazy Climate Change Libs:  The Asia Development Bank.
. The [http://www.adb.org/default.asp Asia Development Bank] is tasked with fighting poverty and assisting developing countries/economies throughout Asia. It was founded in 1966 and is financed ...
BenGoshi 09/02/2009 23 17 1 42
The Last of Four.
. As we approach the fourth anniversary of 9/11, President Bush should admit that he wrongly invoked the tragedy of 9/...
BenGoshi 08/26/2009 29 21 - 17
McCain: Obama must drop Public Option.
. [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090823/ap_on_go_co/us_mccain_public_option McCain: Obama must drop Public Option]. Well, here's the thing, you doddering dumbass: Obama beat you like a cheap ...
BenGoshi 08/23/2009 84 32 - 20
Hellbent to Lose   - not the diary you think
. Preface This was originally posted (and has been re-promoted a couple of times) over at [http://...
BenGoshi 08/22/2009 18 17 - 26
OMG!
. Wow. First time on the Rec List! Bet you can't tell! Thank you for recommending my diary. I mean, OMG!
BenGoshi 08/20/2009 143 17 - 20
It's run by evil people.
. Yesterday I listened to an Insurance "Spokesperson" on NPR, talking about health care reform. They want mandates: for the government to pass a law to force people to buy their product. Like ...
BenGoshi 08/19/2009 142 33 - 28
UPDATED!  Public Option Goes Under the Bus.
. AP headline, within the past 10 minutes: [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090816/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_sebelius_health_care Sebelius: Obama OK with insurance co-ops]. "Health and ...
BenGoshi 08/16/2009 1379 531 8 281
Wagging the Dog (w/ a compliant Media Heather assist).
L ast year [http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/president/ Barack Obama whipped John McCain 66.8 million votes to 58.3 million]. Electoral votes: 365 to 173. Landslide. ...
BenGoshi 08/14/2009 16 7 - 9
Dear Media Heathers:  580,000 nuts don't equal 1/2 the U.S. Population.
. From a comment of mine in [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/8/13/766018/-Morning-Feature:-The-Tangled-Skein-of-End-of-Life-Care NCrissieB]'s great diary. Last year [http://www.cnn.com/...
BenGoshi 08/13/2009 18 11 - 2
My Hiroshima Diary.
. M y first full day in my new town was on August 6, 1990. The day before, a couple of town hall employees had picked me up in Kobe and together we had driven a couple of hours to ...
BenGoshi 08/06/2009 74 38 - 222
Co-ops: Rife with Corruption, Mismgt, Criminality.
Senator Kent Conrad likes [http://crooksandliars.com/john-amato/sen-kent-conrad-says-screw-you-health-c Co-ops]. Making Health Care Co-ops a reality is his pet project and his alternative to a ...
BenGoshi 07/28/2009 48 30 15 113
Twofer: Co[-o]ps.
. The planets have sort of aligned. Two of the hottest topics over the past several days have been [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/7/24/757333/-Police-Officers-Rally-in-Boston,-...
BenGoshi 07/25/2009 18 8 - 9
Conrad's Corrupt, Craptacular, Often Criminal Co-ops.
. Senator Kent Conrad ([http://crooksandliars.com/john-amato/sen-kent-conrad-says-screw-you-health-c Shill-Insurance Industry]) continues to bang away at his One Man Band for Health Care Co-ops, as ...
BenGoshi 07/22/2009 22 43 - 41
Brooks is Right.
. This morning Republican-American and overpaid NYT columnist/pundit (pardon the redundancy) David Brooks opines away on a Democratic Party he sees working to "lose touch with America". The ...
BenGoshi 07/21/2009 26 14 - 25
Columnist to Brooks:  "Out that Senator"
. So, where do you come down on the "should he" or "shouldn't he" be outed questions when it comes to (1) National Politicians, who, likely as not (if they're a Republican),
BenGoshi 07/15/2009 98 26 - 30
India Hikes Science Budget, Hard Times Notwithstanding.
. Despite tough economic times, India's government will [http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090708/full/news.2009.652.html increase scientific investment] (more details below the fold). The world'...
BenGoshi 07/09/2009 35 18 - 243
Dear Ed, Keith, Rachel: OTHER things -[UPDATE]
. are going on in the world besides Michael Jackson's untimely death. I suppose I should have expected this wall-to-wall coverage, but, sheesh, that doesn't mean I have to like it. I've got ...
BenGoshi 06/26/2009 539 309 2 30
What's with you, Mr. President?   => Thanks, Kos & Nate Update.
. Then: "I happen to be a proponent of a single payer universal health care program. I see no reason why the United States of America, the ...
BenGoshi 06/22/2009 1035 792 11 106
Ahmadinejad + Netanyahu = BFF.
. It appears that Ahmadinejad has [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090613/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iran_election stolen the Iranian election]. Israel's Right Wing Prime Minister, the acerbic Benjamin ...
BenGoshi 06/13/2009 65 25 - 29
MitchMc admits: "private ins can't compete" UPDATE II
. This needs to be written, and written about, over and over again in the coming days and weeks . Yesterday Terri posted an excellent diary on the [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/6/7/...
BenGoshi 06/08/2009 351 461 10 137
David Carradine, Koko Taylor.  Open thoughts on Thu Night...
. Well, I posted an incredibly short (my shortest ever) diary on the sad passing of David Carradine. Then saw where, much to my embarrassment, [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/6/4/185615/8952 ...
BenGoshi 06/04/2009 53 8 - 17
$30 Billion more to GM. How much to Tesla?
. Yesterday President Obama announced that the U.S. would become a [http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/obama/1601357,w-obama-general-motors-bankrupt-060109.article "reluctant [majority] ...
BenGoshi 06/02/2009 219 56 - 33
Practically North Korea. = Updated =
. I've posted this = report from China below the fold = in Comment form a few times, but now with North Korea [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/5/27/735829/-BREAKING-NEWS:-North-Korea-...
BenGoshi 05/27/2009 97 26 1 18
Media Heathers: Learn to Google. UPDATE.
. Some of what gets bypassed when the Media Heathers fail/refuse to take 1-30 minutes to do a modicum of research: April 8, 2007 (CBS's) SCOTT ...
BenGoshi 05/26/2009 122 207 5 35
Closing Gitmo: Do some RESEARCH, Media Heathers!
. April 8, 2007: (CBS's) SCOTT PELLEY : Would you close Guantanamo Bay? JOHN MCCAIN: Yes. I would ...
BenGoshi 05/24/2009 29 13 - 24
History Lesson: The Southern Strategy.
. For those of you who are political neophytes, or who are too young to remember the '60s, or Richard Nixon, or where [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A39345-2004Jun13.html Reagan ...
BenGoshi 05/22/2009 47 21 1 55
Bad Cop Horror Show in Bama: Blame Unempathetic Judges.
. Another bad cop horror [http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090520/ap_on_re_us/us_police_beating_video in the news]. I know the plaintiff's attorney, Wendy Crew. She's a good attorney. I hope she ...
BenGoshi 05/20/2009 30 33 - 105
Well, are we stimuluted, yet?  
-- Note: this is a "companion diary" to mooncat's story , [http://www.leftinalabama.com/diary/3897/wheres-the-stimulus-wheres-bob-riley-whats-with-adeca Where's the Stimulus $$$?] ...
BenGoshi 05/08/2009 28 15 - 33
Dumb Lummox
. NOTE: I've re-titled this. A comment of mine kind of sums-up my take on Democrats and their current position. I've reprinted the comment at the bottom of this intro. Rather than 2 ...
BenGoshi 03/22/2009 31 23 - 47
Larry Summers:  That stupid, or that mendacious?
This need not be long. Larry Summers: Director, Nat'l Econ. Council. Advises the President. Yesterday on ABC's "This Week" he [http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2009/03/...
BenGoshi 03/16/2009 129 26 - 35
Freak Snow in the Deep South (w/Vid) - update
. -- Cross-posted at [http://www.leftinalabama.com Left in Alabama] -- It snowed freaks early this morning. At 8:35 a.m. it continues as hard or harder than ever. I look ...
BenGoshi 03/01/2009 207 29 - 51
Reagan's 'Voice': Limbaughphiles 'UnAmerican'
... Expanding on a Comment in the Pundit Roundup ... Not to mention the Blue Doggers in the House. Peggy Noonan was one of Ronald Reagan's most celebrated ...
BenGoshi 02/28/2009 38 10 - 17
Bobby Jindal Argues w/Himself, and the GOP . . .
. . . . while prepping to lambaste President Obama tonight. Cross-posted at [http://www.leftinalabama.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=3457 Left in Alabama].
BenGoshi 02/24/2009 51 11 - 25
"Pro Business".  We need to talk. UPDATED.
. There's a diary on the Rec List now that is an excellent one. I'm not going to link to or name it because I don't want to associate it with criticism. Again, it's a great diary. However, ...
BenGoshi 02/17/2009 118 27 - 23
The 2009 Anti-Hypocrisy & Economic Recovery Act
. -- First proposed in the Comments under [http://www.leftinalabama.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=3368 this Story at Left in Alabama] -- . A companion bill to the ...
BenGoshi 02/13/2009 31 15 - 17
Artur Davis Announces:  Running for Gov of Alabama.
. -- cross-posted at [http://www.leftinalabama.com Left in Alabama] -- A little after 12:00 Noon today at the Harbert Center in downtown Birmingham, Congressman Artur Davis (AL 7) ...
BenGoshi 02/06/2009 34 9 - 11
Prosecute Specter, Cornyn for Corruption & Graft?
Update: a few (only a 1/2 dozen+/-) Commentors have taken strenuous issue with me and seem obsessed on what they see as the temerity of this entire Diary. Such is ...
BenGoshi 01/24/2009 1017 746 22 121
MSNBC Torture Apologist Tamron Hall
. So, Keith Olbermann, what are the rules for calling-out one of your MSNBC colleagues as a "Worst Person in the World?" Today, MSNBC mid-day anchor/bobblehead, Tamron Hall, refused to call ...
BenGoshi 01/22/2009 122 19 - 89
Patriotism
. -- I wrote this back in August, reflections on my experience at Invesco Field in Denver, [http://www.leftinalabama.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=2464 in this blog]. On this day, at this moment, ...
BenGoshi 01/20/2009 6 7 1 -
"What do we do now?"
. Occupying a place near the top of the pantheon of great American political films is the 1972 Robert Redford movie, [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068334/ The Candidate], in which a very, very long-
BenGoshi 01/19/2009 47 11 - 11
Congressional Concern Trolls
. It's [http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009901080371 bad enough when it's Republicans] Concern Trolling Obama's AG nominee, [http://origin-www.sun-sentinel.com/news/...
BenGoshi 01/09/2009 66 32 - 19
Game on.
. In this morning's Abbreviated Pundit Roundup, DemFromCT links to and quotes from [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/06/AR2009010602823.html Michael Gerson's column] in ...
BenGoshi 01/07/2009 334 615 16 30
GOP Leadership:  Begging for More Fail
. Two things tell me the RNC begs for more Fail: 1. Just heard RNC Chair Mike Duncan on NPR's Morning Edition. Time and time again when Steve Inskeep asked* Duncan about ...
BenGoshi 12/11/2008 39 16 1 18
Kristol Chillin' in Cuckoubananas Land
. Time doesn't allow a line-by-line laughfest at Wm Kristol's latest public declaration of delusional hubris, set forth in his today's [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/08/opinion/08kristol.html?_r=1&...
BenGoshi 12/08/2008 41 26 1 23
Your Sector's Outlook/Poll - Request Comment & Dialog
. I do a few things work-wise, including assisting small businesses grow in the Southeast U.S. and working with all sized companies, in all sectors make connections between (mainly, but not ...
BenGoshi 12/06/2008 98 21 - 15
Mumbai:  "Before" Pics/Vid, Defiance "After".
. L ate on my first night in Mumbai (f/k/a Bombay) I two fellow travelers walked to Leopold's Cafe, on the corner of Colaba Causeway and a side street, with both street sides open ...
BenGoshi 11/30/2008 109 150 1 54
UPDATE: Word from Sanjay. What Warrants a Front Page Story?
. Horrific terror attack in Mumbai, targeting Americans and Brits and killing scores of Indians and burning the Taj Mahal Hotel apparently doesn't. Not to the Front Pagers here. Thank God, or the ...
BenGoshi 11/26/2008 265 44 2 34
Pass the sushi, Zell.
. According to the creepy, angry and mendacious Zell Miller (a little more than 4 years ago) : "If this is a national party, sushi is our national dish. If this is a ...
BenGoshi 11/05/2008 21 13 - 10
Passing Division Avenue -- 7:00-in-B'ham Photo Diary
. I write this at 8:40 a.m., Central. I arrived at my polling place, Firehouse #12 in Birmingham, at 6:50 a.m. I was about number 200 or so in line.
BenGoshi 11/04/2008 25 19 2 18
Mandate
In 2004 this was the popular vote tally: Bush 50.73% (62,040,610 votes) Kerry 48.27% (59,028,444 votes) [http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2004/federalelections2004....
BenGoshi 11/01/2008 28 12 1 18
An Opportunity
Ashley Todd has given a gift to millions of Obama/Biden supporters. Ms. Todd has given the Candidate, and all of us, the opportunity to say, "You're forgiven". And, in fact, the opportunity to ...
BenGoshi 10/24/2008 56 45 - 20
Alabama Republican Endorses Democrat for Congress
Big News in a "Red State" aching to go Blue: [http://www.wtvynews4.com/home/headlines/31282124.html Conservative Republican State Senator Harri Anne Smith Endorses Democrat Bobby Bright for ...
BenGoshi 10/20/2008 42 42 2 30
Problems at the Polls:  Step 1 is NOT a "Diary".
UPDATE/DISCLOSURE: On Election Day 2004 I was one of several hundred attorneys who did poll watching for the Kerry Campaign in Florida. I've seen 2 ...
BenGoshi 10/19/2008 67 99 4 22
Coattails. Hey, Barack, a little help, here.
In this morning's Abbreviated Pundit Round-up, DemFromCT offers-up an excerpt from a Wick Allison (yeh, I'd never heard of him, either) [http://www.dmagazine.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?nm=Core+Pages&type=...
BenGoshi 10/12/2008 22 8 - 9
What's WITH these people?  Anglos in America -- I'm one, btw
There are, certainly, exceptions : from Thomas Paine to Thomas Jefferson, from John Locke to John Kennedy. In fact, there are many, there are multitudes down through history's ...
BenGoshi 10/11/2008 44 36 - 42
NPR Should Fire or Suspend Hacktaculary M. Liasson
In 1997 James Fallows wrote a seminal analysis and indictment of the Media Heathers, [http://jamesfallows.theatlantic.com/archives/1997/01/breaking-the-news.php Breaking the News ]. A [...
BenGoshi 10/07/2008 72 21 - 91
MetaFest. With Photos.  With Sentences (more than 3!)
Like or dislike, agree or disagree with, this diary, one thing any reader will have to admit: it's a real diary. That is, it's not an vacuous piece of fluff that the diariest spent all of 2 ...
BenGoshi 10/05/2008 90 24 - 22
Confuse Far Rightists.
I invite you to copy/paste the following into your own emails or Rightist friends, relatives or colleagues ; or do Comments or Diaries this in your own local blogs ; ...
BenGoshi 10/02/2008 5 6 1 -
What Senator McCain doesn't understand . . .
:: . . . is that our "security requirements" dictated that we never launch a war of choice in Iraq in the first place. . . . . is that his cranky thing repels people. . . . . is that ...
BenGoshi 09/27/2008 45 26 - 15
Pitiful.  Just pitiful.
( Expansion of a Comment of mine in Morning Pundit Roundup ). So McCain's going to "suspend" his campaign (Read: the ads aren't working), return to D.C. (Read: run home to Mommy ...
BenGoshi 09/25/2008 62 28 - 15
Sarah's & Todd's CuckooBananas World. Creepy Sarah Vid.
Sarah Palin's video address to the Alaskan Independence Party's March 2008 Convention in Fairbanks: .
BenGoshi 09/20/2008 48 35 6 22
Obama Surrogates:  MIA
I'm copying/pasting from [http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/ Talking Points Memo], this now-front page (at TPM, courtesy of David Kurtz) piece : "Here in Wisconsin, one ...
BenGoshi 09/10/2008 63 16 - 21
Meanwhile... Rice met with Gadhafi today.
Today Secretary of State [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2005/4/20/125023/077 Condi Rice] met with the man behind the slaughter of over 250 innocents, the victims of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
BenGoshi 09/05/2008 29 20 1 18
Which Party Looks Like America?
This supplements DemFromCT's [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/9/3/73525/29794/384/584385 current, top-of-the-Front-Page story], comparing the racial, ethnic and all aspects of diversity between ...
BenGoshi 09/03/2008 33 14 1 10
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