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While most of you were sleeping...
Barack Obama was in Strasbourg, France, giving a speech that may go down in history as the moment that the "re-boot" button was pushed on American relations with Europe. The era of "You are with us,
David Kroning 04/03/2009 513 750 16 59
As Hope Gives Way to Promise
This was my first diary at Dkos; it received 11 comments. It was written at the height of the primary wars in April of 2008. I am re-publishing this for all of us who have been with Barack Obama ...
David Kroning 01/20/2009 7 6 - -
Grandma's letter to her Kos grandchildren
For those of you who have not been following the "Grandpa" diaries ( Roosevelt with a Suntan ,
David Kroning 10/30/2008 34 52 2 23
Dear Anonymous:
Some of you know about the Grandpa Harold diaries. What some of you may not know is that some anonymous person mailed a cashiers check for $200 dollars so that I could visit my grandparents. I ...
David Kroning 10/28/2008 230 515 6 87
Robert Kennedy's prophetic voice
On May 25, 1961, Robert Kennedy did an address exclusively for Voice of America on race relations in America. In that speech Kennedy said, "Things are moving so fast in race relations a ...
David Kroning 10/27/2008 22 31 - 23
D.L. Hughley is "da bomb" on CNN
I know that CNN has become nothing more than a joke, but didn't they already turn Anderson Cooper into a late night comic? Is CNN trying to be "fair and balanced" by putting on someone that gives ...
David Kroning 10/26/2008 98 20 - 21
D.L. Hughley Live Blog and WTF?
I know that CNN is a joke, but didn't they already turn Anderson Cooper into a late night comic? What is this D.L. Hughley shit? Is anyone else as perplexed as I am?
David Kroning 10/25/2008 304 11 - 22
About those Republicans for Obama...
There's a diary on the rec' list that seems to have excited everyone. I'll admit, there are some touching videos--with great background music--in that diary. They made me all teary-eyed. Then, ...
David Kroning 10/23/2008 161 33 2 16
Obama's Grandma needs us!
I know what hundreds of postcards from strangers from all over the world can do for a grandparent. Your letters and pictures and cards keep coming in to Virginia and Harold and have lifted their ...
David Kroning 10/21/2008 12 44 1 37
Another Grandparent needs us...
I know what hundreds of postcards from strangers from all over the world can do for a grandparent. Your letters and pictures and cards keep coming in to Virginia and Harold and have lifted their ...
David Kroning 10/20/2008 122 333 25 47
This land is your land...
...this land is my land. As a result of my diary "Roosevelt with a suntan," my grandparents received more than 350 cards, ...
David Kroning 10/15/2008 232 573 20 42
Please Freep this Poll!
There is this PBS Poll about Palin asking if she is ready to be President!
David Kroning 10/10/2008 114 13 - 2
You made an old man happy...: UPDATE
...and you won another two votes for Obama. I had over 300 requests for the address to send a card to my Grandpa Harold after my ...
David Kroning 10/06/2008 572 1105 45 192
David Kroning's Liveblogging Debate Den
Come on in, pull up a beanbag and suck on the hooka'--we're all meeting up in a shadowy corner at the bottom of the Gateway Arch... History is about to be made... Hope it's like this:
David Kroning 10/02/2008 858 35 1 19
Our new Dkos Grandpa: "Roosevelt with a suntan"
I would like to take a few minutes to introduce you all to someone very special in my life. This guy pictured below is Harold. Harold is my grandfather. He'll be 89 years old this ...
David Kroning 10/01/2008 610 1013 90 67
Bush mumbles something...runs away.
My administration continues to work with Congress on a rescue plan. The reason is that we have a big problem; need to move quickly. Anytime you have a plan this big, moving this quickly,
David Kroning 09/26/2008 87 27 1 16
David Letterman Attacks! : Part Deux (Update w/Video)
Most of us saw Lettermen's relentless and scathing mockery of John McCain last night. Apparently, he's not finished with McCain--because he was back at it lambasting the old rogue and his clueless ...
David Kroning 09/25/2008 77 58 4 16
"We have come to defend our Constitition!"
I got an e-mail from impeachbush.org about a group of Vets taking over the National Archives building in D.C.. This doesn't look like its getting any media attention anywhere. Let's try and change ...
David Kroning 09/23/2008 67 79 1 56
I have to come back...
only to ask a very important question: "How do I keep from being disenfranchised?"
David Kroning 09/18/2008 72 15 1 2
This is how it all ends...and begins.
I stand by my prediction.
David Kroning 09/09/2008 158 17 3 16
Obama! We love you man!
We don't love Sarah Palin more than you! I can prove it to you. Hey Kossack's give tonight's diary to Barack Obama! Do that Obama wave thing like we did before!
David Kroning 09/05/2008 86 37 - 15
As Hope gives way to Promise
Sat Apr 05, 2008 at 06:13:08 AM PDT After reading PittsburghPete's diary this evening and all the wonderful responses, I realized ...
David Kroning 08/28/2008 10 16 1 1
Goodbye Droogie....
As you slip from the rec list...
David Kroning 08/27/2008 81 38 1 20
America is not listening....
We were immediately awash in the criticisms by the pundits and even people here that the Democrats "wasted a day" and put on a "boring" spectacle on the first day of the convention in Denver. Those ...
David Kroning 08/25/2008 46 40 2 17
For those calling for Obama to "fight back"...
please watch these three videos.
David Kroning 08/03/2008 363 179 4 41
Friday Night French: (Leçon 1) Salut la francophonie!
Le´┐Żon 1: Salut la francophonie!
David Kroning 08/01/2008 183 41 10 29
Education Survey
Granny Doc's diary on Bell Curve's inspired me to do a general survey on the education levels of our fellow Kossacks.
David Kroning 07/30/2008 45 13 - 27
Beginning French for Kossacks: Intro Diary
Bonjour les ami(e)s! I am starting a new series intended to teach ...
David Kroning 07/25/2008 345 76 24 41
The Obamas should adopt...
a white child! All we ever see anymore are white parents with black childen. This became an even more popular thing to do after the hit series Diff'rent Strokes came on TV in 1978. But, ...
David Kroning 07/15/2008 166 8 1 25
Ok, time out for a little Vaudeville
Because all these diaries about the New Yorker cover are just getting a little silly.
David Kroning 07/13/2008 34 11 - -
Obama est l'espoir
Attention: Le monde nous regarde.
David Kroning 07/11/2008 43 15 1 53
Wisdom gleened from a game of softball...
somewhere in America. My daughter is a budding 12-year old who has taken an interest in softball this summer. I've had a few conversations with a couple of you about her coach not giving them ...
David Kroning 07/09/2008 32 18 - 38
Attention Kos: "Clean-up on aisle 5!"
Do you feel better now? (Warning: Don't look if eating) Yes, I'm talking to you. You with such a ...
David Kroning 07/01/2008 225 21 - 30
BREAKING: The Klingons have invaded Alpha Centauri!
No, not really. But, it is very, very calm around here. Due to the lack of excitement, I thought I would open up my diary to a discussion of things that ail us. I have eczema...it's very ...
David Kroning 06/23/2008 155 18 - 17
Sanchez's turn...one more rat jumping off the sinking ship.
This just in over at Huffington Post. Another memoir is out which skewers the administration and gives even more insight into how the Bush cabal has been running this whole clusterfuck of an ...
David Kroning 06/02/2008 23 20 - 100
A note of thanks to Rep. Robert Wexler
Like many of you, I've been glued to my TV all day watching the events play out at the DNC meeting. We heard the voices of reason, moderation, and frankly utter lunacy. I applaud the efforts of ...
David Kroning 05/31/2008 345 471 11 29
Action Diary: Supporting Obama Fellows
After reading Frank Costello's diary , it appears that many of the people lucky enough to be accepted as Obama Organizing Fellows will ...
David Kroning 05/28/2008 43 23 2 17
"Obediance is pleasureful"
Just listen to Hillary's soothing voice and all of your frustrations will subside. So easy to relax and obey.
David Kroning 05/26/2008 13 3 - -
Poems and photos for reflection.
Today is a day to think of the re-birth of life in our gardens even as we remember the flowers that grow in Flanders fields above the brave lads whose blood fertilized so much of the ground there. ...
David Kroning 05/24/2008 47 28 1 22
Clinton leaks false VP negotiations: Update
(Note: This is a slinkerwink initiative, please tip her jar in this diary). CNN is reporting that Obama and Clinton are currently in negotiations to put Hillary on the ticket. The two ...
David Kroning 05/23/2008 481 282 10 39
Yes, she did. (Update, w/video)
For those of you who may have missed it. Hillary just threw down the gauntlet in her Kentucky victory speech. She clearly and unambiguously stated that this battle is going to the convention. ...
David Kroning 05/20/2008 797 284 4 46
Action Diary: Call on your Senator to Censure Bush
George W. Bush's speech in the Israeli Parliament (The Knesset) yesterday was simply despicable. He used a ...
David Kroning 05/15/2008 308 373 5 40
"Racism": Just So We All Understand
In reading diary after diary here on Kos discussing issues of "race" and "racism," I've come to believe that many people simply do not understand what the words "racism" and particularly, "racist" ...
David Kroning 05/11/2008 139 23 1 16
Investigating our US Commission on Civil Rights
I am working with a group of Kossacks on a project to make a formal complaint to the US Commission on Civil Rights regarding bigotry, racial-stereotyping and hate speech in the media. As you may ...
David Kroning 05/08/2008 58 35 4 99
Make a complaint that will matter...
Like so many others, I have been appalled by the media's coverage of this campaign. Bob Herbert over at the New York Times , likened the racial overtones to a "pornographic obsession." I'm ...
David Kroning 05/04/2008 38 19 2 33
Shameful....
Utterly shameful. Read this: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty ...
David Kroning 04/29/2008 41 32 3 34
Konigsburg Lockout
That's what United Steelworkers were told in Van Wert, Ohio nearly 5 weeks ago. Give it up or the company would lock them out. So, guess what happened? Yep, they locked them out. (Note: This ...
David Kroning 04/27/2008 10 15 - 4
Op-Ed: Will this race soon end? I say, "no, no, no."
There have been so many theories about why Clinton insists on staying in the race. Obama takes the high road, as usual, and says she's "tenacious." Others have seen a method to the madness and ...
David Kroning 04/25/2008 11 9 1 1
Bob Schieffer's monologue today: "About those flag pins"
While everyone was watching what would happen on ABC with Step-in-poopopoulis, I turned the channel to CBS and a funny thing happened--the truth popped through my TV screen. There was Bob ...
David Kroning 04/20/2008 447 771 20 60
NUTS! to ABC Campaign
After tonight's ludicrous "debate/ambush" many of us are mad as hell ...
David Kroning 04/16/2008 61 37 5 22
Barack Obama is disappointed...
I will use my diary today to pass on an e-mail that I just received from the Barack Obama campaign. Like many of you, this is the first time that I have invested so much time and energy into a ...
David Kroning 04/15/2008 26 15 1 19
Is it time to "Swift Boat" Hillary?
Barack Obama has tried to play this race as clean and honest as possible. There may be some arguments to make that he's done some political maneuvring of his own. Yet, few could argue that Hillary ...
David Kroning 04/14/2008 157 9 1 14
Is the Media Following a Script Intended To Destroy Obama?--Updated.
I, along with many others, watched and blogged along with the CNN forum tonight. As usual Obama was well prepared and masterfully answered the questions posed to him (which were clearly more ...
David Kroning 04/13/2008 115 54 4 32
Or, does it explode?: A Socratic reply to teacherken.
On 11 April, the day of General Patraeus' testimony to Congress, Teacherken wrote one of his highly recommended diaries , this ...
David Kroning 04/12/2008 67 18 - 8
Another song about "Rain" for the McCain girls.
It seems the "McCain Girls" have come out with yet another video singing (if that's what you call it) another song about McCain with some allusion to "rain." First it was "Raining John McCain." ...
David Kroning 04/06/2008 16 6 - 14
As Hope gives way to Promise
After reading PittsburghPete's diary this evening and all the wonderful responses, I realized that I was not alone in thinking that ...
David Kroning 04/05/2008 11 8 1 12
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