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|Ami Bera now leads
Haven't seen a diary about this. Just saw the news that Ami Bera (D) now leads Doug Ose (R) by 711 votes in the CA-7 House race count. This is extremely promising news and it looks like Ose will not ...
|American history in photos
Previous generations have left us a priceless legacy of American history: detailed photographic records dating back to the Civil War. These "vintage photos" are a fascinating glimpse into times gone ...
|We're going solar this week
After years of wanting to, finally this week we're having solar panels installed on our house! My wife has been the main impetus, making noise about reducing our carbon footprint, but I've been ...
|My mother's abortion story
My late mother, conservative in many respects (though later in life she said that my sister and I "turned her liberal"), was always very outspokenly pro-choice. I never knew what was behind her views,
|Harry Grows a Pair
As reported in Balloon Juice, Harry Reid responds to McCain's hissy fit about HCR passing:
|Proposed constitutional amendment
I just received an interesting email with the text of a proposed constitutional amendment:
|Our Thanksgiving Dinner
We have an unconventional Thanksgiving meal tradition in our household. We don't eat turkey, so about 8 years ago we asked the kids (then in early teens) what they wanted for Thanksgiving dinner. ...
|Letter from DiFi: A Model of Obfuscation
Several weeks ago I wrote to my senator, Dianne Feinstein, regarding the health care issue. I was disturbed by reports (here and elsewhere) about her not being on board with a public option, so I ...
|Dole is gone!
MSNBC is reporting that _Republican_ sources are conceding that Dole will lose. They refer to it as a Democratic tsunami!
|How to deal with right-wing hate
Going forward into (what I hope, pray, and dare to assume will be) the Obama administration, I have no doubt that we will be facing (just as during the Clinton administration) an ongoing right-wing ...
|Trying to convince my dad...
My dad is a lifelong conservative Republican (I must have missed that gene...). He lives in rural western Pennsylvania. I spoke with him on the phone last weekend. I don't have a history of talking ...
|Obama Adminstration Wishlist!
I know the game isn't over yet (though I do think I hear the fat lady warming up offstage... :) and we need to keep our eyes on the prize, but nevertheless I thought it might be a nice diversion to ...
|McCain's Medical Issues
Americablog has a great post up with testimony from a doctor who identifies a number of potential medical problems that McCain may have: http://www.americablog.com/2008/10/more-doctor-analysis-of-...
|Sabotaging the Bailout?
I just saw a really interesting post by Ezra Klein in which he posts in full a speech by Obama on the bailout: http://www.prospect.org/csnc/blogs/ezraklein_archive?month=10&year=2008&base_name=...
|This is our moment!
The Republicans' ham-handed maneuverings on the bailout have handed progressives a generational opportunity for change. Now that the Wall Street-centric (with a few throwaway Main Street perks) ...
In thinking about this election, it's clear to me that this is the most important election of the past 100 years, if not the most important in the history of this, our republic. The stakes in terms ...
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