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Bizarro World: Why Was Opposing the Stimulus was good for the GOP Again?
I apologize if this is too short a diary but I really need help here. I've watched and read an untold number of journalists and talking heads try to convince me that opposing the economic stimulus ...
Descrates 02/14/2009 40 5 - 19
Noquarterusa.net: fascinating, and truly creepy
I have to admit that I've been visiting the Larry Johnson's hate site, Noquarterusa.net , over the last couple of days. How to describe that place? It's ...
Descrates 06/08/2008 33 8 - -
(Possible Spoiler) Did McNulty and Freamon do the right thing?
"This is Baltimore, gentlemen. The gods will not save you." --Burrell For those of you who watched the last and final season of The Wire, you know that detectives McNulty and Freamon ...
Descrates 05/03/2008 5 3 - 9
On Being Mean-Spirited
Obama's appearance on Fox News today is predictably giving the blogosphere fits. Personally, I don't really care. Fox News isn't going away. Anyone who thinks so is kidding themselves. ...
Descrates 04/27/2008 9 6 - 1
MyDD Today: Obama is like Hitler (Seriously)
For those of you interested in seeing what a good victim complex can get you to, check out MyDD today. First, there's an update on ...
Descrates 03/16/2008 221 15 - 13
The Democratic Reagan
My background is in political philosophy. I've over this election season found it interesting that one could break down the three most promenient candidates roughly into the three competing ...
Descrates 02/02/2008 14 9 - 1
JRE's career not over by a long shot
I find it amazing that people in the media think this is likely to John Edwards' last run at the presidency. Isn't McCain pushing 72 right now? Obviously, he's built a huge base of support in the ...
Descrates 01/30/2008 21 2 - 4
A Hillary vs McCain Matchup is Bad, Bad, Bad
Follow my reasoning and correct me were I'm wrong here. Hillary is liked by rank and file democrats, disliked by independents, hated by republicans. Obama is liked by rank and file democrats, ...
Descrates 01/23/2008 205 28 1 9
Obama Better Get the VP Slot
I'm just saying. If Hillary gets the nomination after she and Bill leverage nasty little wins like New Hamshire and Nevada, she's not going to have much of a base to energize for the general. ...
Descrates 01/19/2008 157 2 - 8
NPR, ABC: UFO Sighted in Texas
This is not an Onion article. NPR ABC ...
Descrates 01/16/2008 232 16 1 52
Where Has My Patriotism Gone?
Descrates 07/04/2005 3 7 - 2
Stuff About Economic Self-Interest
Descrates 07/02/2005 1 1 - 1
How Far Gone Are We?
Descrates 06/30/2005 7 3 - 1
A Classic Example of Self-Defeat
Descrates 06/30/2005 6 4 - 2
Bush's Speech: A Sad Moment For America
Descrates 06/28/2005 3 6 - 2
Can Bush's Failure Become Our Success?
Descrates 06/28/2005 2 - - 2
Three more Years of Flailing
Descrates 06/27/2005 - 1 - 2
Who Really Weakens America?
Descrates 06/26/2005 4 2 - 1
Stuff About Self-Delusion
Descrates 06/25/2005 12 13 - -
The McCain Factor
Descrates 06/24/2005 21 3 - -
Liberalism and Evangelicalism: An Eventual Realignment?
Descrates 06/24/2005 13 - - -
Is the Electoral System Rigged?
Descrates 06/21/2005 12 2 - -
Thinking About the Future
Descrates 06/20/2005 2 1 - -
A Few Days with the Fam
Descrates 06/20/2005 2 3 - -
Marty Peretz Embarrasses The New Republic--Again
Descrates 03/09/2005 29 3 - -
The Weather Underground
Descrates 03/07/2005 64 16 - 36
John Bolton--Political Gift
Descrates 03/07/2005 7 3 - 1
Brain Damage the Signature Wound of the Iraqi War
Descrates 03/06/2005 3 8 - -
Scalia's Coup
Descrates 03/05/2005 33 12 - -
Is It Time to Give Bush Some Credit? Hell No
Descrates 03/04/2005 6 7 - -
Who Fares Worst Under The Bush Plan? 40 Somethings
Descrates 03/02/2005 24 22 - -
New Frame: War on Terror 2.0
Descrates 03/01/2005 9 1 - -
Pew Poll: Things are Going Very Badly for Bush
Descrates 03/01/2005 22 17 - 1
The Case for Conciliation
Descrates 02/28/2005 51 - - -
Liberals Finally Playing Hard Ball With GOP Congressman
Descrates 02/27/2005 3 16 - -
Republican Hypocrisy
Descrates 02/26/2005 2 4 - -
Time To Win Back The White Working Class
Descrates 02/24/2005 21 18 - -
IRS Investigating Churches' Political Activities
Descrates 02/23/2005 12 10 - -
59% of Americans Now Say We Should Get Out of Iraq
Descrates 02/23/2005 13 6 - -
Republican Leader Warns the GOP About Dean
Descrates 02/22/2005 6 21 - 11
Power Shifting to the Grassroots
Descrates 02/20/2005 9 6 - -
The Reality We Can't See
Descrates 02/20/2005 6 9 - -
More Bad News on Social Security for Bush
Descrates 02/19/2005 16 12 - -
New Frame: War on Terror 2.0
Descrates 02/18/2005 2 - - -
The New Judis Piece: Putting Liberalism Back in Charge
Descrates 02/18/2005 2 2 - -
Bush Acknowledges SS Privatization Plan Going Nowhere
Descrates 02/17/2005 6 3 - -
Goss Testimony: Surprisingly Honest on Iraq
Descrates 02/17/2005 5 6 - -
Administration Hopes of Quick Regime Change in Iran Dying Fast
Descrates 02/15/2005 6 5 - -
Democrats Starting to Play HardBall
Descrates 02/15/2005 120 84 - 12
E.J. Dionne's Outstanding Article on the Challenges Facing Dean and the Dems
Descrates 02/13/2005 3 18 - -
Republicans Scared to Death of Dean
Descrates 02/13/2005 154 94 - -
Hastert Getting Tired of Bush's Social Securtiy Plan
Descrates 02/12/2005 6 3 - -
Strategy Discussion: What is the Current State of the Political Environment?
Descrates 02/12/2005 11 3 - -
Strategy Discussion: Kerry Unlikable vs. Polarization
Descrates 02/11/2005 35 6 - -
Bush's Approval Rating Falls to 45%; Gallup's Sample Discredited
Descrates 02/11/2005 18 8 - -
Dems Trail Republicans Favorability Ratings By Ten Points
Descrates 02/07/2005 69 9 - -
Three New Polls Offer Bad News for Bush's SS Plans
Descrates 02/05/2005 6 10 - -
Election Results Increasingly Tie our Fate to the Iranian Reformers
Descrates 02/05/2005 26 10 - -
How Can We Change the Democrats' Image?
Descrates 02/04/2005 50 4 - -
Ominous Statments Coming From Iraq Authorities
Descrates 02/02/2005 14 6 - -
Experts Increasingly Seeing Leaving Iraq the Best Option
Descrates 02/01/2005 26 5 - -
New Democracy Corps Poll: Mostly Good News
Descrates 01/31/2005 11 5 - -
One Last Time: It Must Be Dean, There are No Substitutes
Descrates 01/30/2005 157 103 - 4
Think Hard before Opposing A Gonzales Supreme Court Bid
Descrates 01/29/2005 21 1 - -
100,000 Dead in Iraq and the News Media Yawned
Descrates 01/28/2005 12 8 - -
Jimmy Carter's Lost Vision: The Solution to War on Terrorism
Descrates 01/27/2005 103 98 - 16
35 Marines Die in Iraq Today. Bush a Dick
Descrates 01/26/2005 6 2 - -
Bush's Approval Rating's Sudden Drop on Rasmussen
Descrates 01/25/2005 40 7 - -
The Left: America's Solution to Anti-Americanism
Descrates 01/25/2005 13 22 - 11
Key Republican Opposing Social Security Reform
Descrates 01/24/2005 7 8 - 1
Seeking a Narrative for the '06 Elections
Descrates 01/24/2005 49 8 - -
Recent Polls have Bad News for Bush
Descrates 01/22/2005 27 8 - -
The Hypocrisy of the Inaugural Address
Descrates 01/21/2005 7 3 - -
Times: Flawed Exit Polling Data Due to Human Variables
Descrates 01/20/2005 19 4 - -
Unintended Consequences
Descrates 01/18/2005 81 124 - 27
Give the People What They Want
Descrates 01/17/2005 9 4 - -
CIA : Iraq War will create Terrorists for the Next Two Decades
Descrates 01/14/2005 6 4 - -
The Pleasures of Life
Descrates 01/13/2005 13 9 - -
Unforseen Directions
Descrates 01/12/2005 15 14 - 11
Support Continues to Drop over Decision to Invade Iraq
Descrates 01/11/2005 25 5 - -
Evil
Descrates 01/11/2005 16 6 - -
Ok. I've had enough :)
Descrates 01/10/2005 41 1 - -
Why Its Time to Let Go of Roe vs. Wade
Descrates 01/10/2005 473 38 - 12
The Big Problem: No More Party Bosses?
Descrates 01/09/2005 9 4 - -
The Metaphorical Breakdown of the War on Terror
Descrates 01/09/2005 18 5 - -
Yet Another Draft Story
Descrates 01/08/2005 10 3 - -
For What its Worth: Descrates Endorses Dean
Descrates 01/08/2005 18 12 - -
Exhibit A: Classic Example of How Right Wing Think Tanks Cover for Bushco
Descrates 01/07/2005 21 7 - 8
Brutal Truths
Descrates 01/04/2005 15 9 - -
The Extent of Iraqi Abuse Continues to Emerge
Descrates 01/03/2005 3 8 - 8
Why Chris Bowers is Right about the War on Terror
Descrates 01/01/2005 79 48 - 11
Issues...Issues
Descrates 12/31/2004 3 2 - -
He Did It!!! Alterman Finally Takes on Beinart
Descrates 12/30/2004 185 38 - 1
How Military Leaders have Escaped Blame for Iraq
Descrates 12/29/2004 14 10 - 9
How the Bushies Double Crossed the Abu Ghraib Prison Guards
Descrates 12/26/2004 50 78 - 7
(Long) What is Open Politics and How the Dems can Win with It
Descrates 12/24/2004 - 1 - -
The US Sinks to a New Low on Coal Pollution
Descrates 12/24/2004 4 2 - 10
Bush Drug Law Robs Poor, Fiscally Worse Than Social Security
Descrates 12/23/2004 6 4 - 7
The Isreali Spy Scandal and the Palestinians
Descrates 12/22/2004 4 1 - -
Rections to Yesterday's Attack from Across the Country
Descrates 12/22/2004 17 4 - -
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