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|Remembering Leonard Nimoy
Normally, I’m pretty good with words. At the moment, I’m not at my best, for reasons I hope are self evident. However, I’m going to do my best to remember someone who gave more to my life than ...
|Anthem Blue Cross: Hospitalizing cancer patient for emergency chemo isn't "medically necessary".
My friend, Zoë Keating , is a musician, wife and mother. Recently, her husband was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. He is Vegan, and has never smoked anything in his life. Zoë writes : On May ...
|Time Warner and Comcast merge to form bigger, crappier monopoly
I heard it on Twitter, and I can't believe it's happening : On Tuesday evening, CNBC reporter David Farber tweeted that Comcast would announce its purchase of Time Warner Cable on Wednesday ...
Nobody fucking cares, and there are real things happening in the world that actually affect people. Weiner may or may not be the best candidate for NYC mayor, but it's his policies that matter. ...
|This may not make a difference, but we have to try: We told you so, Harry.
In 2008, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell declared that his top priority was to ensure that Barack Obama was a one-term president . In his failed pursuit of that goal, he has led his party to ...
|Congress opposes 90% of the American People
This is absolutely infuriating. A tiny, tiny, statistically-meaningless group of radical extremists are deliberately making life more dangerous for all of us who live in this country. TPM : Even ...
|Where's the Obama the GOP keeps screaming about?
I was just thinking last night about how great it would be if President Obama cared as much about protecting Medicare and Medicaid as he cares about making a fucking "grand bargain" with lunatics ...
|Why is Mitch McConnell so happy? No consequences for unprecedented GOP obstructionism. None.
Greg Sargent :Norman Ornstein, an observer of Congress for decades, literally wrote the book on GOP obstructionism. So I asked him what he thought of the disappointing filibuster reform deal reached ...
|These People are Nihilists, Donnie.
Greg Sargent : And so the current Republican demand, as I understand it, is that Dems must agree to Social Security cuts and a higher income threshold for the lower tax rates (either $400,000 or $500,
|Senator Barbara Boxer, what on Earth are you thinking?
Not The Onion: Barbara Boxer, one of the most liberal and wonderful Democratic Senators in the country, in the bluest state of them all, wants to put the National Guard into our public schools . ...
|"We need a federal agent at every ..."
I don't think I've ever agreed with David Frum about anything, but his Twitter tonight pretty much nails it: He has screen after screen of entries like this, with links to every tragic example of ...
|The so-called "gaffe" and why R Money is losing
If I may be indulged in a bit of paraphrasing: Obama: I tried to change Washington on my own so it would work for the American People again, but I couldn't do it because Republicans refused to work ...
|Chris Dodd threatens politicans who aren't corrupt enough to stay bought.
From TechDirt : Reinforcing ...
|Sanders: Why Americans are Angry
Yesterday, I Twittered: Majority of Americans: Please raise taxes on billionaires. Congress: Herp derp screw the middle class! Majority: #fuckyouwashington Senator Bernie ...
|Seriously, DNC? SERIOUSLY?!
DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls for Weiner’s resignation, and says, This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction for Representative Weiner, his family, ...
America launched about 62.5 Million dollars worth of cruise missiles into Libya today. Just something to think about when our government tells us we're broke and everyone needs to make sacrifices ...
|Here's how Obama wins back young voters
For the last couple of months, I've heard various stories that Obama is losing the younger voters who turned out in record numbers in 2008. They're disillusioned, they're frustrated, and they feel ...
|Whose Side Are They On?
There's just no denying that there's a class war happening in America. On one side, you have the Koch brothers and all the scumbags who work for them. On the other side, you have about 98% of ...
|A simple question for the president
Earlier today, Kos said : Investors around the world say President Barack Obama is ...
|End of an era in Los Angeles: KFWB 980 going all hate talk.
I spent much of my childhood in the 70s-80s driving around Los Angeles every afternoon with my mom, going on auditions all over the city. Because we spent a lot of time on the freeways, getting ...
|Dallas Morning News scrubs Palin quote insulting Texans
This morning, a friend of mine who lives in Texas sent me a link to a Dallas Morning News article that recounted Palin's visit to Dallas on Friday. The subject of his e-mail read "Things you do not ...
|My letter to Sen. Dodd
When the Democrats -- who I thought were the good guys -- took back Congress in the last election, I was overjoyed. I thought we'd see an end -- finally -- to the Bush administration's recklessness ...
| IMPORTANT: Security Breach affects Act For Change Subscribers
I suspect many in the Daily Kos community are Working Assets members, and probably participate in their Act for Change program. If you're one of those people, you are likely affected by a security ...
| Harry Reid Wants to Shut Down Sen. Dodd's Hold?! WTF?!
What the fuck is wrong with Harry Reid? Firedoglake says : Tim Starks of Congressional ...
|Sadness, Frustration, and Disgust: Happy Birthday, America
Bob Geiger said "[E]very American who voted for Bush should take time this July Fourth to perform a truly ...
|Way to go, Congress! You're polling beneath Mr. 29%
TPMCafe : New Poll: Bush And Congress Both At Astonishing Lows A new NBC/Wall St.
|Memo to Democrats: You Own This War Now
Dear Democrats, Wow. What a scary day! You were so scared the mean old president would take his sub-30% approval rating out in front of the big bad press and say nasty things about you, you gave ...
|Boston falls victim to culture of fear
The more I think about the Mooninite Panic , the angrier I get. This is the result of politicians and the media creating and then ...
|It's World AIDS Day
Today is World AIDS Day, and it's as good a time as any to think about the 40 million people worldwide who are living with HIV. Their numbers are growing daily, fueled by ignorance and prejudice. ...
|The next thing I hope Condi says nobody anticipated||CleverNickName||11/03/2006||7||8||-||1|
|a statement of conscience||CleverNickName||09/28/2006||4||4||-||1|
|Gitmo Detainees in their own Words on This American Life||CleverNickName||03/13/2006||2||7||-||-|
|My Parents Respond to My Essay in Salon||CleverNickName||12/29/2005||288||175||15||70|
|My Essay in Salon About My Dad and Talk Radio||CleverNickName||12/23/2005||16||10||1||10|
|To everyone calling for impeachment . . .||CleverNickName||12/19/2005||37||4||-||6|
|GOP Implosion: RedState Sees Republican "Coup" Brewing||CleverNickName||11/17/2005||23||13||4||-|
|White House Set to Launch Propaganda Campaign Against Dems, Media Complicit||CleverNickName||11/09/2005||185||178||3||11|
|Schwarzenegger orders firemen to pose for photo-op while he works to undermine their union.||CleverNickName||10/07/2005||5||7||1||-|
|Roberts "not up to speed" on First Amendment||CleverNickName||09/15/2005||6||4||-||-|
|If you thought rm -rf /bin/laden was funny, you're going to love this||CleverNickName||07/25/2005||4||2||-||1|
|Reporter ignores potentially embarrassing Iraq story.||CleverNickName||04/09/2005||9||20||-||-|
|ABC Poll: 70% of Americans say Congress overstepped in passing Schiavo legislation||CleverNickName||03/21/2005||138||72||-||1|
|GANNONGATE: Niagra Falls Paper calls on Rep. Slaughter to investigate credentials||CleverNickName||02/08/2005||7||4||-||-|
|The difference between the Swift Boat and National Guard controversies||CleverNickName||09/09/2004||5||1||-||-|
|Are the polls really that bad for Kerry? Probably not.||CleverNickName||09/06/2004||1||-||-||-|
|support our troops with gmail invites||CleverNickName||06/17/2004||7||-||-||-|
|Daily Mirror editor sets example Rummy won't follow.||CleverNickName||05/14/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Just Following Orders||CleverNickName||05/05/2004||3||-||-||1|
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