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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 ...
|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 "...
|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 ...
|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 — ...
|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. ...
|BREAKING: Trump leaves GOP!
Yes Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus. From Reuters : Businessman and reality TV ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|UPDATE 10/1 Kossack Initiated White House Petitions
A petition on ending the death penalty was the first Kossack initiated ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|BREAKING: First Kossack Initiated White House Petition passes 150 signatures!
The first Kossack Initiated White House Petition , one which calls ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Why the Indiana Senate race is winnable
In a front-page post about yesterday's primary results, it repeats the uncritical TradeMed "conventional ...
|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,
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
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 ...
|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 ...
|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:
|McCain's Debate Lie About Litmus Tests
Here is what McCain said in tonight's debate when asked about Roe v. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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:
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Superdelegate movement is breaking loose
As per the latest from DCW , since Tuesday's elections in Indiana and South Carolina, the net tallies of ...
|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 '...
|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 ...
|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: ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|OR-Sen: Gordon Smith, Whoring For Racists
Yesterday there was a new ...
|OR-Sen: Tester & Merkley Play Taps for Smith
Cross-posted at www.wiseass.org This past Saturday evening at MacTarnahan’s ...
|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 ...
|General McPeak Endorses Obama
Cross-posted at Wiseass.org On Friday, an ad went live on Barack Obama's website in ...
|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 ...
|Tired of all those salmon?
Cross-posted at www.wiseass....
|AUMF-er ...what animates the arrogance of Bush
Cross-posted at wisess....
|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 ...
|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, ...
|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, ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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||-||84|
|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||-||32|
|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|
|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||-||-|
|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||-||160|
|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||-||23|
|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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