Posting History for HairyTrueMan
|How To Lose an Email
We use Microsoft Outlook and Exchange at my company, and almost nothing is stored locally. Even draft emails are stored on a server that is backed up every night. That storage is also mirrored, ...
|Cancel My @$%ing HuffPo Account, Kos
In an effort to improve discourse amongst commenters, the self-proclaimed newspaper of the internet Huffington Post is now requiring users to link their HuffPo account to their Facebook account. The ...
|Leave the Tree Alone
Today the annual Christmas tree was placed in Monument Square in Portland, Maine. The tree is ...
|Meanwhile, Feds Change Marijuana Policy
States Reassess Marijuana Laws After Fed Warnings Several states have started reassessing their medical marijuana ...
I have compiled a list of excuses for those inclined to defend President Obama under any circumstances. So without further ado, here they are in no particular order: Grow ...
|Obama Chastises Pelosi
At a press conference in Seoul today, President Obama admonished those who are skeptical of recommendations coming from his blue ribbon, bipartisan taskforce. “Before anybody ...
|Free Republic on Ted Kennedy
Here are some choice quotes from Free Republic about our beloved senator's passing. Thank God the liberal community has a -little-
|Cash for Clunkers is a Good Program
Cash for Clunkers is a good program for the following reasons: 1. It is good for the environment. 2. It is good for the economy. 3. It helps people who need help most. The first two are no-brainers.
|How to Survive DailyKos
I've been a member of DailKos for a while now. I've been a regular contributor and avid reader for several years. My earliest recollection of this blog was shortly after the infamous pie wars that ...
|BREAKING: Obama Not Raised Christian
Our worst fears have finally been realized. It appears that our beloved Obama was not raised as a Christian . ...
It's no joke. There's nothing harder for a young woman to deal with... especially a girl who comes from a religious backgroud. Reality rearing its ugly head in the "perfect" family. I know this ...
|Some Inconvenient Truths
1. The New Yorker bullshit is exactly that... BULLSHIT! It was a fucking JOKE for the love of God. Us liberal elites who read The New Yorker fucking get it. People who don't probably aren't voting ...
|My vote is not influenced...
by what some anonymous idiot on the Internet thinks. I'm not going to be ridiculous and cut off my nose because some overzealous Obama supporter really, REALLY hates a fellow Democrat. That ...
|Why won't she go away?
I can't figure it out. Hillary lost the nomination months ago. She hasn't had a chance to overtake Obama since shortly after Super Tuesday. Yet she is still fighting despite overwhelming (read: ...
|Getting in line is not enough.
While it is important that Hillary Clinton supporters show up to vote for Obama in November, it will not be enough to heal the party divide. Therefore I propose a program of reintegration for those ...
|Obama Gets It Wrong Again
Saturday, while visiting the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame with former George McGinnis, Obama made a couple of huge blunders. First and foremost, ...
|Damn... This is exciting.
In my entire lifetime, I have never seen such an interesting primary. I'm sitting here watching Texas results and cannot believe it. Neck and neck... Hillary on the ropes, but fighting back. Obama's ...
|I'm Done Defending Hillary
I don't care what anyone says about her. It doesn't matter whether it's true or false. I don't care if it's about politics or policy. I could care less about what her husband does or says. Whether it'
|Don’t Drink the Kool Aid
Kool Aid is way too sweet, is loaded with chemicals, and can make your brain turn into mush. It can cause your critical thinking skills to become warped and make you focus only on the weak-sense ...
|Breaking: Hillary Leads in Wisconsin
This poll is from American Research Group (ARG). Barack Obama leads Hillary Clinton among men 51% to 43% (47% of likely Democratic ...
|Obama and Health Insurance
Here is something you might not have considered when looking at Barack Obama's health care program. Insurance companies make money by collecting premiums up front and investing the money. That is ...
|I've Decided on Edwards
I started off this campaign season (which seems like years ago) undecided. I remember hoping that Hillary would choose not to seek the presidency because I knew it would get ugly. And more ...
|Your candidate should drop out.
Don’t get me wrong. Your candidate is not a bad person and could still do a lot to help our cause. But he/she doesn’t have a chance to get the nomination at this point, and my candidate ...
|Hillary Still Favored to Win
Rasmussen markets still show Hillary Clinton as the leader in the ...
|Let the Hillary Defense Begin
Short diary, but I wanted to kick off the Hillary defense. So here's what you'll be hearing over the next few days. 1. She did better than expected. No one thought she'd win Iowa. 2. ...
A link to this story provided in the open thread got me thinking about the large ...
|Hillary Clinton: Baby Killer
Here's a quote from Tweety on tonight's edition of Hardball. The Clintons believe that they've got to stop Obama early. They want sudden infant crib death... it's what they want. They ...
|Have you ever used cocaine?
I must admit that I've tried it a few times. Four to be exact. I first used the narcotic at a party when I was 17. A friend had acquired some from her older sister, and asked me to try it first. A ...
|What gives Oprah?
Why have you now chosen to get involved in politics? Where the fuck were you in 2000 and 2004? How could you just sit back and watch George W. Fuckin' Bush drive this country into a ditch? In 2000, ...
|Trash Diary Template
Dear Kossacks, Due to the high volume of hit pieces on DailyKos, we are requesting that you use the attached format for any future attack diaries. This new format will make it easier for all ...
|John Edwards is God
1 In the beginning John Edwards created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of John Edwards moved ...
|Edwards Gets Taken to the Toolshed
From the debate: MR. WILLIAMS: Governor Richardson, though there ...
|Hillary Clinton is not Howard Dean
This is not meant to be a pro-candidate or anti-candidate diary. It is a reality check for those who think that John Edwards can miraculously win in Iowa, which in turn will catapult him into the ...
|DailyKos is Infested With Purity Trolls
"Purity Trolls" These are trolls from the left. Otherwise known in reallife as drama queens. No matter how pure your position is,
|Hillary will win... unless...
First, let me say that I don’t have strong inclinations towards any single candidate and plan to support whoever wins the Democratic nomination in the general election. I have not ...
|A Challenge for Bill O'Reilly
So, you think that the University of Florida student who was tasered by campus security is the biggest wimp in the United States of America . ...
|Beware the Straw Man (or Woman)
Maureen Dowd, the supposedly liberal op-ed columnist for the N.Y. Times is doing her best to take down the two leading presidential candidates from the Democratic Party. ...
|Proper Bathroom Etiquette
The recent report of Senator Larry Craig's arrested and subsequent guilty plea for committing a lewd act in a public ...
|Okay Kos... You got me.
I've been visiting DailyKos for a few years now, starting out as a lurker and creating a user profile almost two years ago. I never even considered paying for a subscription because: 1. If it's ...
Yesterday, our dog Buddy wandered into the road and was struck by a car.
|Biden's Son Headed to Iraq
That's right, Beau Biden will not be driving a campaign bus for his father. Instead, he's heading to Iraq .
|Karl Rove is Not a Failure
How can you call a guy a failure when he got a spoiled, dim-witted frat boy elected to the most powerful position on the planet... twice. Rove also helped George W. Bush beat a popular governor in ...
|Is Thomas Tamm the new "Deepthroat"?
For almost a year and a half, there was no progress in the Bush Administration's attempts top find the leaker of the warrantless surveillance program. I actually wrote ...
|How's the Investigation Going?
Note: A paid subscription is required to read the NYT articles. Back in December 2005, we first learned about the Bush Administration's warrantless wiretapping program from ...
|My Uncle is in the 25%
My Uncle (Jeff) is part of the 25% of Americans who still supports George W. Bush, and I finally understand why. He is unquestionably an intelligent person, holding a PhD in accounting and working ...
Removing Bush, Cheney, Gonzales, and others from office via impeachment would be a nice start. God knows that our government cannot be fixed while these people are still runnning the show. And their ...
|More Republican Hypocrisy
Just when you thought that Republicans couldn't get any more hypocritical, Tucker Carlson takes it to a new level . ...
|Congress Votes to Deauthorize War - Bush Yawns
After weeks of tough negotiations and compromise, a coalition of congressional Democrats and Republicans voted (with a veto-proof majority) to deauthorize the Iraq War Resolution that was passed in ...
|The Gay Bomb (w/ poll)
I saw this unusual article while browsing through HuffPo. A Berkeley watchdog organization that tracks military ...
|Saturday Night Drunkin' Ramblings (I love you man)
Saturday night... over two weeks since my girlfriend's surgery and I can finally have a couple of drinks. My choice tonight is Absolute Vodka and cran rasberry juice. I am thoroughly enjoying it, ...
The thing I hate most about the Bushies is that they question the patriotism of those who disagree with them. This ad hominem tactic has been used against us on the left for over six years now.
|Jerry Falwell Eulogy
Jerry Falwell was not a friend to the liberal cause, to put it lightly. But the good reverend has passed away, and it is always sad to see a human being die, regardless of what you think about the ...
|Violating the No FEAR Act
By hiring employees based on their political affiliation , the Department of Justice is in violation of the so-...
1. Cindy Sheehan is not a nut. She is a sad woman because she lost her son for no reason. For those who want to disparage her, I have two words for you: FUCK OFF!!! 2. Dick Cheney had to greet ...
|Friday Night Drunken Ramblings
1. Why is Abu G still Attorney General? 2. Multi-user troll attacks suck. 3. Hillary did well in the debate. 4. Paul Begala reamed David Broder. 5. The Yankees suck! 6. Poor Bill O'Reilly is a ...
|Bravo to Paul Begala
We might not like his opinions on the 2006 election or his view of Howard Dean. But he deserves props for his smackdown of David Broder on HuffPo today, aptly ...
|George McGovern Rips Cheney
In an opinion piece in today's L.A. Times, former Democratic Senator from North Dakota and 1972 presidential ...
|Friday Night Drunken Ramblings
1. Abu G is a pathetic loser. 2. Using curse words in a diary title or tag is bad. 3. Using the C-word is bad. 4. RealityBias has "jumped the shark". 5. "Jumping the shark" is so cliche. 6. ...
|Thoughts of Murder
My parter's son has serious emotional problems. He is nine years old, and has no sense of self control. My girlfriend has taken him to therapy for several years now, with minimal success. "Billy" is ...
|I dated my boss, and didn't get a $60K raise.
Alternate Title: Don't shit where you eat. I began dating my boss almost three years ago. It was an extremely uncomfortable situation, to say the least. It started at an after-hours party with a ...
|Russert Doesn't Care If People Lie on MTP
I am fuming after watching the first segment on Meet The Press. Tim Russert decided that Orrin Hatch's "correction" was not worth putting on the air.
|Edwards Taking Votes From Obama - Hillary Steady
The results of yesterday's Rasmussen Poll are very telling. It looks like ...
|What issue is most important to you? (poll)
What is your passion? What motivates you? What issue do you feel most strongly about? After seeing yet another DailyKos Democratic primary straw poll, I decided to post my own poll that excludes ...
|Executive Order Authorized Torture
The New Standard is reporting that the ACLU obtained an internal FBI email that links the White House directly to the abuse at Abu Ghraib.
|Joe Biden's Sham Website (w/ poll)
Joe Biden has sunk to a new low. His new website appears to be nothing more than a scheme to get contact information for people who oppose the war in Iraq. Check it out for yourself.
|Rhode Island Legislators Oppose Iraq Escalation
I was proud (as a Rhode Islander) to read in today's Providence Journal that state legislators are doind what they can to fight Bush's plan to escalate the war in Iraq.
I recently spent some time at Conservapedia for a laugh or two. For those of you not familiar with this hillarious website, it was founded by Andrew ...
|John Edwards Campaign HQ Vandalized
Boy, the right wing douchebags have sunk to a new low: virtual vandalism. John Edwards Second Life Campaign HQ ...
|Iran is for Peace
So says the Iranian ambassador in London Rasoul Movahedian. Today, in a letter to the Guardian Unlimited he makes the ...
|The Death of the Neocon Movement
The neoconservative movement was started in the 1960s by a Democrat - Henry Martin "Scoop" Jackson . Scoop Jackson served as ...
|Tancredo Attacks the NFL
Tom Tancredo, hater of spanish speaking people, is angry with the National Football League because they would not air a commercial for the U.S. Border Patrol during the Super Bowl.
|Will you vote for Hillary in the General Election? (w/ poll)
My prediction: Hillary will win the Democratic Party nomination in '08 for the following reasons: 1. She will have more money than any other candidate. Imagine having Bill Clinton raising money ...
|Clinton miles ahead of Edwards on Iraq
Bob Somerby points out that Hillary Clinton was way ahead of John Edwards in opposing the war in Iraq. The Daily Howler - February 7, ...
|Remind Them of Home
Let's not forget that it's PEOPLE who are serving in Iraq, whether you agree or not. Almost every person here knows at least one person who is currently deployed in Iraq. While we should do ...
|Mandatory Auto Insurance - Legal Discrimination
I have a lot of experience with the inner workings of the auto insurance industry and thought I'd share some information with the DKos community. First, a disclaimer: I would never operate a motor ...
|Bush Interview - Prepare to Vomit
I just read Juan Williams' NPR interview of George W. Bush , and I've got to tell you, it was difficult to finish. However, ...
|Bush Diplomacy on Iran
George Bush thinks that the conflict over Iran's nuclear weapons program can be ...
|Rumsfeld still lurking at the Defense Department
Donald Rumsfeld is still working at the Department of Defense as a non-paid consultant. Former Defense ...
|Most people don't have a #@&%ing clue
It is not my intention to be insulting or to show some sort of superiority over others. I am simply pointing out that the American majority is uninformed, lacks intellectual curiosity, and in some ...
|My Dream S.O.T.U.
Last night, I dreamed about this year's State of the Union Address.
|I didn't watch Bush's speech last night. (w/ poll)
It makes me physically ill to see his face or hear his voice, so I decided that I could not stomach watching Bush's Iraq escalation announcement. My girlfriend and I had taped an episode of House ...
It can be fun to dig into the definitions and origins of words. For example, take the word executive . ...
|The White House Secretly Closed Visitor Records
From the Guardian Unlimited : The White House and the Secret Service quietly signed an agreement last spring ...
|2006 Person of the Year (w/ Poll)
Time Magazine must have had trouble deciding who was the most deserving individual to name "Person of the Year" because they gave the award ...
|Merry F%$@ing Christmas
For this year's family Christmas party, I was tasked with organizing the music. I decided to use iTunes to download songs since we do not own many Christmas CDs other than ...
|Pedophiles are Responsible for "Global Warming Myth"
While browsing the Top 10 Conservative Idiots at Democratic Underground, I found this disturbing item at #7. Michael Crichton didn'...
|The Obama Dilemma
My first exposure to Barack Obama was at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. I was first struck by his name, which clearly resembles a certain terrorist leader who is hiding in a cave in ...
|Help Me! I Have an Itchy Troll Rating Finger
Please help me. I apparently just attained "trusted user" status after one year's time, and I am looking for something to troll rate. I must admit that until a few minutes ago when I read the ...
|Another Republican Moderate Gone
Tomorrow will be a sad day for the state of Rhode Island. Radio talk show host, and former state attorney general Arelene Voilet will be on the air for the last time. Her afternoon show is being ...
|Farting Forces Emergency Landing
An American Airlines flight bound for Dallas was forced to land in Nashville after several passengers smelled sulfer ...
|Same-Sex Marriage Gets Divorced
On November 18th 2003, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in the case of Goodridge v. Department of Public ...
|100 Most Influential Figures in American History (No JFK)
The Atlantic Monthly recently published a list of the top 100 most influential figures in American history. The list includes people ...
|Ned Lamont's Losing Strategy||HairyTrueMan||10/12/2006||65||6||-||3|
|Arnold Learning from Karl Rove||HairyTrueMan||09/15/2006||22||1||-||12|
|Updated: Why I Want Chafee to Win RI||HairyTrueMan||09/12/2006||162||5||2||16|
|There's Something in the Coffee||HairyTrueMan||07/10/2006||71||6||-||41|
|Right Wing Talking Head Gets Bitch-Slapped||HairyTrueMan||07/03/2006||23||7||1||10|
|Chris Matthews Doesn't Care About Facts||HairyTrueMan||02/06/2006||8||2||-||-|
|Why We Lost Iraq||HairyTrueMan||01/23/2006||22||2||-||-|
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