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47 GOP Senators and Members of Congress Violated the Logan Act
The letter by 47 Senators and members of Congress trying to undermine negotiations between Iran, the United States and the 5 + 1 group is a pretty clear violation of the Logan Act : "Any citizen of ...
Lestatdelc 03/09/2015 221 379 4 -
I encountered a zombie the other night
While debating politics on Facebook the other night (specifically the Paul Ryan VP page) a Romney supporter claimed that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, along with the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (aka "...
Lestatdelc 10/03/2012 7 6 1 105
Help! We need to debunk this!
The Daily Caller has a piece called Ten reasons why even liberals should hate Obamacare which was put out 3 days ago, and I'm seeing it pop up in cut an paste form in various Facebook threads. We ...
Lestatdelc 09/23/2012 29 11 - 217
Recipe for the Ryan/Romney campaign
Take Catholicism — throw out all concerns for the poor, and double the misogyny. Take Mormonism — and double the homophobia. Add an extra helping of nuts. Take the philosophy of Ayn Rand — ...
Lestatdelc 08/11/2012 3 3 1 33
Obama is a steely-nerved gangster
...and why Obama said to Panetta "Good Job" tonight as he ws walking up to the podium to deliver the State of the Union Address. ...
Lestatdelc 01/25/2012 19 33 - 284
BREAKING: Trump leaves GOP!
Yes Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus. From Reuters : Businessman and reality TV ...
Lestatdelc 12/23/2011 25 18 - 295
The Iraq war officially ends
At 6:59 A.M., Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta approved "EXORD 1003 Victor, Mod 9", the order officially ending the Iraq war. Earlier in the day the  last convoy of American troops left Iraq ...
Lestatdelc 12/18/2011 20 2 - 50
Need 48 people to help save Social Security
Yes this will be an exercise in shameless begging. A little over a week ago, I created a petition on the new White House online tool ...
Lestatdelc 10/01/2011 10 11 - 79
UPDATE 10/1 Kossack Initiated White House Petitions
A petition on ending the death penalty was the first Kossack initiated ...
Lestatdelc 10/01/2011 7 19 - 154
Why progressives will let Social Security die
Why do I say that? Because so far the tea-baggers and right-wing cranks have been able to gather over 1,200 online signatures to support things such ...
Lestatdelc 09/30/2011 56 5 - 222
UPDATE 9/30: Kossack Initiated White House Petitions
Yesterday was an exciting day for those of us trying to help our fellow Kossacks get their voices and ideas heard by the administration and the general public. We had our first petition cross the ...
Lestatdelc 09/30/2011 14 13 - 83
BREAKING: First Kossack Initiated White House Petition passes 150 signatures!
The first Kossack Initiated White House Petition , one which calls ...
Lestatdelc 09/29/2011 8 9 - 113
UPDATE 9/29: Kossack Initiated White House Petitions
The White House created a petition site one week ago called " We the people: Your voice in our government ". With this new online tool, anyone 13 or ...
Lestatdelc 09/29/2011 12 8 2 107
UPDATE 9/28: Kossack Initiated White House Petitions
The White House created a petition site six days ago called " We the people: Your voice in our government ". With this new online tool, anyone 13 or ...
Lestatdelc 09/28/2011 16 13 - 75
Making Social Security solvent without cutting benefits or raising the retirement age
In recent years there has been a hue and cry about the "dire" situation "entitlement" programs such as Social Security are in. Even among non-right winger moderates, there is a belief that Social ...
Lestatdelc 09/27/2011 6 6 - 52
Making Social Security solvent without cutting benefits or raising the retirement age
Late Friday night I created a petition on the White House's website using a new tool the administration launched last week for petitioning the ...
Lestatdelc 09/26/2011 12 3 - 69
Make Social Security solvent
I have created a petition on the White House's new tool for petitioning the administration on important issues. Mine is about fixing Social Security: Make ...
Lestatdelc 09/23/2011 52 1 - 53
Grassroots volunteer training this weekend in Portland
For Kossacks in the Portland area, the Democratic Party of Oregon and OFA Oregon are working together to grow our statewide, grassroots ...
Lestatdelc 02/15/2011 4 4 - 33
Why the Indiana Senate race is winnable
In a front-page post about yesterday's primary results, it repeats the uncritical TradeMed "conventional ...
Lestatdelc 05/05/2010 37 14 - 73
What would you ask a Senator?
This is a rather short diary, but thought it might be useful to put the question out there. I am attending a small gathering of local bloggers with my state's Junior Senator,
Lestatdelc 01/15/2010 37 4 - 11
I hope AHIP's numbers are low-ball
Lestatdelc 10/12/2009 9 2 - 12
Orly Taitz files court papers accusing Obama of controlling the courts
Over at Talking Points Memo , they ...
Lestatdelc 09/21/2009 451 290 3 189
The President's weasel words
Update: corrected misspelled word in title. I wish I had heard a line in the sand for the already compromised position of a public option, what we got was weasel words. ...
Lestatdelc 09/09/2009 152 13 1 26
Social Security 101: Debunking the Social Security is Ponzi Scheme meme (again)
Lestatdelc 08/13/2009 17 5 1 32
Obama Wants to Kill your Grandma!
Lestatdelc 08/08/2009 62 15 - 49
Jack McBrayer for SNL's Gov. Bobby Jindal
While not a regular viewer of 30 Rock , and a somewhat infrequent ...
Lestatdelc 02/24/2009 13 3 - 18
F**k it
Sick of the mob ratings. All the best to the sane portion of this community I am taking leave of. Been here long enough to be fed up with contributing here any longer. I am sure I will still check ...
Lestatdelc 01/21/2009 238 12 2 20
This is why I give less that a sh*t about Warren
The reason why I said before and will say again, why I give less than a shit about an unrepentant asshat like Rick Warren invoking the some supernatural favor for a successful administration of ...
Lestatdelc 01/20/2009 88 30 1 31
In Memoriam...
Lestatdelc 11/22/2008 50 45 2 35
What to do now about Lieberman
Well now that it appears that the incompenent Joe Lieberman will retain his gavel of the DHS oversight Comittee in the Senate. L0ki in another thread posed a good (albiet tough) question:
Lestatdelc 11/18/2008 54 12 - 22
McCain's Debate Lie About Litmus Tests
Here is what McCain said in tonight's debate when asked about Roe v. ...
Lestatdelc 10/15/2008 22 7 - 2
Where's My F*cking Plan John?
As SusanG showed in step-by-step detail Monday evening, about the erratic, lurching train-wreck that is the McCain campaign in general, but on a plan for restoring the economy in the front page ...
Lestatdelc 10/14/2008 21 3 - 11
Palin could legally drive, but used her car to commit a crime
If someone has a legal drivers license, follows all the rules of the road while driving to the bank, but then robs that bank, that person still broke the law . That is a basic ...
Lestatdelc 10/11/2008 22 24 - 22
UPDATED 5x (getting serious) Jason Leopold thinks I'm ugly
Found a sad email in my email inbox this morning from last night. Aparrently the crack crank reporter Jason Leopold thinks I'm not just ugly, not just really ugly... but really, really ugly:
Lestatdelc 10/04/2008 140 29 - 80
Not quite a GBCW
But pretty close. The pack mentality and flailing hostility by the majority here against people pointing out that while the reworked rescue plan was far from perfect, its failure is again risking ...
Lestatdelc 09/29/2008 265 18 - 16
Hillary as VP on the ticket yes or no?
Afterhours on MSNBC with Dan Abrams, had the second half of their show after the events of the night occurred, discussing and talking about Hillary for VP, yes/no? Here is my quick reply ...
Lestatdelc 06/03/2008 133 9 2 24
Clinton admits she's ok with overturning the will of the voters
In her interview with Brian Williams just before John Edwards officially endorsed Barack Obama in Michigan this evening, she spun out a ...
Lestatdelc 05/14/2008 36 14 - 19
Superdelegate movement is breaking loose
As per the latest from DCW , since Tuesday's elections in Indiana and South Carolina, the net tallies of ...
Lestatdelc 05/09/2008 19 23 - 19
Delegate Reality Check (updated)
With all the hand wringing and spin that is currently in full force, it is worthwhile to take a deep cleansing breath and look at the cold hard math. Go to CNN '...
Lestatdelc 04/22/2008 25 7 - -
How condescending is this Hillary?
Cross posted on wiseass.org In the recent imbroglio over Barack Obama's comments at a fundraiser in San Francisco on Friday, where he had the ...
Lestatdelc 04/13/2008 14 13 1 48
Bill Richardson endorses Barack Obama
I just got an email alert from Governor and former candidate Bill Richardson wherein he endorses Barack Obama for President. Here is the email that Gov. Richardson just sent out: ...
Lestatdelc 03/21/2008 11 6 - 9
OR-Sen: A First and Second Look at Merkley
I had the opportunity to meet with Oregon's Speaker of the House, Jeff Merkley , who is running to be the Democratic candidate to replace Gordon Smith as ...
Lestatdelc 01/17/2008 28 17 1 32
Right Girls, If You Won’t Do Your Job I Will
Look gals, I’ve already got a lot on my plate... I work full time (and NOT as a blogger), I’m raising a WONDERFUL young kid, and I already spend about 4 or 5 hours an evening on sites ...
Lestatdelc 01/12/2008 70 19 1 28
OR-Sen: Merkley Maps Out an Education Plan We Need
Cross posted at www.wiseass.org Oregon Speaker of the House Jeff Merkley , who is ...
Lestatdelc 01/08/2008 6 13 1 22
OR-Sen: Gordon Smith's Office Spins Another One
In the ongoing firestorm over Oregon Junior Senator Gordon Smith's defense of outgoing Senator Trent Lott 's infamous praising of ...
Lestatdelc 12/23/2007 12 13 - 52
OR-Sen: Gordon Smith, Whoring For Racists
Yesterday there was a new ...
Lestatdelc 12/21/2007 5 5 - 7
OR-Sen: Tester & Merkley Play Taps for Smith
Cross-posted at www.wiseass.org This past Saturday evening at MacTarnahan’s ...
Lestatdelc 12/17/2007 5 8 1 -
When a Disney Witch Hunt Goes Off the Rails
The other day a diary by SteveUFT made the recommended list which was about the alleged evils of the Disney corporation because ...
Lestatdelc 12/02/2007 21 18 - 29
General McPeak Endorses Obama
Cross-posted at Wiseass.org On Friday, an ad went live on Barack Obama's website in ...
Lestatdelc 10/06/2007 20 29 - 1
Martyr of another 9/11
The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed. Those words were given in a time of fear, of injustice, of inhumanity. For those ...
Lestatdelc 09/10/2007 2 10 - 3
Tired of all those salmon?
Cross-posted at www.wiseass....
Lestatdelc 08/09/2007 17 36 3 175
AUMF-er ...what animates the arrogance of Bush
Cross-posted at wisess....
Lestatdelc 07/17/2007 3 5 - -
We have a candidate to take on Gordon Smith
In less than an hour, we will have an official announcement of a strong candidate who will take the fight to the single, statewide elected GOP office-holder here in the state of Oregon. Senator ...
Lestatdelc 04/18/2007 11 8 - 5
Why Bush is so arrogant about Iraq
The reason why we will never leave Iraq and why Bush is so arrogant about it is because of the willingness of our elected Representatives in Congess to not address the real problem. Or more plainly, ...
Lestatdelc 04/06/2007 10 18 1 157
An Inconvenient Truth Wins Oscar
An Inconvenient Truth wins the Oscar for best documentary. just announced. I personally and glad it won, since it is unique in movies, ...
Lestatdelc 02/25/2007 33 21 1 25
Iran, Bigotry and the Bomb (Part II)
This diary is the second part in exploring the history of our involvement the region, which serves as backdrop of our historical and current posture within the middle and near east, and one of the ...
Lestatdelc 12/26/2006 17 14 9 166
Iran, Bigotry and the Bomb (Part I)
While I personally am gratified at the recent Democratic electoral victories (William Jefferson not withstanding) and have long ago understood and recognize the value of this site to help the ...
Lestatdelc 12/18/2006 47 25 8 165
WA-08 Darcy Burner & Oregon Legislature race needs your help
Lestatdelc 10/12/2006 5 8 - 1
WA-08 Oregon or Northwestern Kossacks-JOIN THE FIGHT
Lestatdelc 10/10/2006 20 10 2 22
Foley Scandal dKospedia Timeline
Lestatdelc 10/03/2006 10 12 - 8
Where is Cruel, Inhuman or torture allowed in this?
Lestatdelc 09/27/2006 34 5 2 -
The perfectly good word macaca was already broken before I never said it
Lestatdelc 09/23/2006 18 12 - -
UPDATE: Direct-Action 9/11
Lestatdelc 09/11/2006 4 6 - 48
ABC/DISNEY ACTION ITEM!
Lestatdelc 09/09/2006 15 23 1 37
So what if Iran gets a nuke?
Lestatdelc 08/24/2006 261 33 - 31
My take on today's train-wreck
Lestatdelc 08/21/2006 379 583 - 88
Bob Dole Push-Poll Outfit working for Lieberman?
Lestatdelc 06/29/2006 5 16 - 36
How hard is it for people like Warner to stand up?
Lestatdelc 06/12/2006 46 8 - 33
Why getting the state out of the marriage biz, is stupid
Lestatdelc 06/06/2006 74 4 1 11
How to make Bush = GOP...?
Lestatdelc 06/01/2006 26 13 2 20
Net Neutrality and the eBay Community
Lestatdelc 05/31/2006 12 12 1 5
Who was behind the y2k version of Joementum that sunk Gore?
Lestatdelc 01/18/2006 37 29 2 16
PC Bitches, Language, Pie and Basic Problems in Humanity
Lestatdelc 01/05/2006 103 15 3 15
FSM wishes for a Happy Holidays! (action item, + poll)
Lestatdelc 12/22/2005 10 4 - 6
America Passed By Again
Lestatdelc 12/02/2005 35 9 - 8
What if...
Lestatdelc 11/22/2005 15 13 - 6
Jeffrey Feldman, and how to speak of the intercoursing war
Lestatdelc 11/14/2005 31 6 1 -
Ok Spottswood you motherfucker - short-sweet META rant
Lestatdelc 11/07/2005 65 4 1 -
My letter from John Kerry
Lestatdelc 10/26/2005 72 4 - 9
Fitzgerald has decided to seek only 2 indictments?
Lestatdelc 10/25/2005 87 8 1 25
Fitz already has these criminals dead-to-rights
Lestatdelc 10/24/2005 42 28 1 30
The question about religion & Miers that the press should force
Lestatdelc 10/13/2005 6 3 - -
Choco rations are now 20 grams...
Lestatdelc 10/06/2005 20 14 1 -
More On The Bali Bombing
Lestatdelc 10/01/2005 11 4 - -
Katrina
Lestatdelc 09/08/2005 26 58 5 31
Beyond words....
Lestatdelc 09/06/2005 21 7 2 1
Is it me?
Lestatdelc 09/03/2005 45 5 - -
The Thousand Words on Bush/Katrina
Lestatdelc 09/01/2005 10 8 - 20
The ugly reality of hippies...
Lestatdelc 08/27/2005 221 7 1 26
Mojo Fest is the most pathetic thing I have seen here
Lestatdelc 08/26/2005 136 15 - 6
Bullshit Deflectors and Bechtel Employee
Lestatdelc 08/26/2005 5 4 - -
Get your FREE Bullshit Deflector
Lestatdelc 08/23/2005 32 35 - 162
How to Win on 'Social Issues' and beat the GOP
Lestatdelc 08/21/2005 4 3 - -
dKos breaks 60,000!
Lestatdelc 07/29/2005 62 35 - -
CAFTA... The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Lestatdelc 07/28/2005 14 5 - 26
Roberts & Iran/Contra...?
Lestatdelc 07/20/2005 24 10 - 45
Novak Sings Over Plame Outting
Lestatdelc 07/17/2005 7 5 - -
Tell the Administration to Come Clean
Lestatdelc 07/15/2005 4 1 - -
Guaranteed Way to Shut Down the 'Rove Didn't Say Her Name' Defense
Lestatdelc 07/14/2005 28 7 - -
What we should say...
Lestatdelc 07/12/2005 1 1 - -
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