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Going to NN14? Wanna save $175?
As soon as registration opened for Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, I plunked down the "early bird" fee. After all, I'd attended all but one of these events, and the one I'd missed was still called ...
N in Seattle 07/07/2014 24 17 - -
Netroots Nation ... motorin' into 2014
Breaking with Netroots Nation tradition, the location of next year's gathering was announced on the very first night of the meeting. With the plenary session completed, I'm stunned to see that no ...
N in Seattle 06/20/2013 20 30 1 -
Matriculating at Electoral College
As we look forward today to Barack Obama's second inauguration (and fourth Oath of Office), let us hearken back to the day he was re-elected. I refer, of course, to the Monday following the second ...
N in Seattle 01/21/2013 9 8 - -
I was asked to be faithless
Monday at noon, in the State Reception Room at the Legislative Building in Olympia, I may have the opportunity to cast ballots for President and Vice President. I'm sure that very few of you saw my ...
N in Seattle 12/15/2012 31 27 - -
BREAKING!! ... we're going to San Jose for NN13!
Here in the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, as NN12 came to a rousing close, the weekend's biggest secret -- the location of next year's event -- was just unveiled by Van Jones at the ...
N in Seattle 06/09/2012 238 88 - 766
Happy Birthday, Bob
Date of birth: May 24, 1941 Place of birth: Duluth, Minnesota Name at birth: Robert Allen Zimmerman In case you somehow don't know anything about the man born 71 years ago today, here's an eight-
N in Seattle 05/24/2012 6 7 - 60
On November 6, Washingtonians might be voting for *me*
They may think they're voting for Barack Obama and Joe Biden, but that's not correct. Of course, they -- like Americans in the other 49 states and the District of Columbia -- will actually be voting ...
N in Seattle 05/23/2012 21 38 1 278
Hey, did you know that Mark Critz is a liberal?
So says NPR's "Political Junkie". I did a double-take when I heard it this morning ... thankfully, I'd already finished my cup of coffee by then, else it would have been a spit take . From the ...
N in Seattle 04/27/2012 8 7 - 92
WA-01 candidate forum
Last night, the Bertha Knight Landes Room in Seattle's City Hall was the venue for the first big forum of candidates for Washington's open First Congressional District. It may seem odd that the ...
N in Seattle 01/27/2012 12 6 - 60
What to do now? (re: subscription)
Despite all of my protestations , and even after I explicitly asked to ...
N in Seattle 12/31/2011 14 7 - 127
To subscribe or not to subscribe...
That truly is the question I'm debating with myself. Frankly, I don't care one way or the other about ads. At home, I use Firefox ...
N in Seattle 12/27/2011 48 5 - 231
Boycott
Boycott started in 1832, in Norfolk, England. Boycott ended in 1897, at Flixton in Suffolk, also in England. Boycott dealt with the payment of rent on tenant farms in Ireland, and the refusal of ...
N in Seattle 09/11/2011 6 3 - 188
Gaby Giffords in the House?!
C-SPAN says she's in town. And there's wild cheering in the House chamber. I hear she's going to vote "yea" on the debt ceiling.
N in Seattle 08/01/2011 40 25 - 258
NN12 in PVD! (BREAKING!!!!)
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse made the big announcement ... NN12 will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, June 7-10, 2012. Be there or be square!!
N in Seattle 06/18/2011 97 22 1 453
Kvelling (re: Mozart Oboe Quartet, K.370)
More than a few of you have seen comments and such where I extol my nephew, the oboe prodigy. This time, I'm actually making a diary out of such kvell ing. He'll be leaving Seattle soon, ...
N in Seattle 06/16/2011 13 9 - 47
BREAKING!! Potential 2012 Presidential candidate says NO!
As the list of individuals running to supplant President Obama begins to take shape -- Huck and Mitch out , Newt and Tim in -- one of the anticipated entrants has decided against ...
N in Seattle 05/23/2011 16 7 - 530
nudger, our dear friend, has left us
It happened so fast. So very fast. I must sadly inform the dKos community that nudger died yesterday morning. It was just 18 days ago that Sara R ...
N in Seattle 02/25/2011 64 262 2 1224
testing
Can I publish a diary that goes only to my own page?
N in Seattle 02/13/2011 5 2 - 41
Frist!
Frist!
N in Seattle 02/12/2011 19 1 - 129
Californian arrested for threatening Jim McDermott (WA-07)
With Gabby Giffords lying in an intensive-care bed in Tucson's University Medical Center, this is an especially tense time in American politics. Though the timing is surely a coincidence, this ...
N in Seattle 01/12/2011 34 53 - 267
WA-Sen:  Riding Patty's coattails
Last night, the MSM -- and sleazy, smarmy, crooked, vacuous real estate speculator and failed banker Dino Rossi -- finally acknowledged what I (and others )
N in Seattle 11/05/2010 53 32 2 122
WA-Sen:  a good day for Patty (with poll)
Continuing the series of diaries I started yesterday , dissecting day-to-day changes in vote-...
N in Seattle 11/04/2010 57 43 - 303
WA-Sen 2010:  I'm breaking out my spreadsheet
UPDATE: Reliable sources tell me that King County took in 114,000 ballots this morning, now has about 300,000 unreported. ***** Long-, long-, long-time Kossacks will recall ...
N in Seattle 11/03/2010 41 36 - 268
Anything less than +75 in the House is a *crushing* GOP defeat
On the (far) right side of the aisle, they're drooling in anticipation of an historic sweep. John Boehner is taking window measurements in the Speaker's office, Darrell Issa is writing articles of ...
N in Seattle 11/02/2010 57 14 - 59
The Senate in 1959, when Robert C. Byrd arrived
Upon the death of Robert C. Byrd late last month, many commentators marked the remarkable length of his Senate career by pointing out that Dwight Eisenhower was President when he took office. Byrd ...
N in Seattle 07/11/2010 48 26 2 64
Talking past each other
When I started putting this diary together, at around 10:30am PDT, the Recommended Diaries list was led by this pair of diaries: blackwaterdog '...
N in Seattle 06/16/2010 68 16 - 32
Health Care Reform Debate LiveBlog-Shuttlepod 18
Update [2010-3-21 22:56:37 by N in Seattle]: -- H.R.3590 (as amended by the Senate) passes, 219-212. In the never-ending saga that is the House HCR debate,
N in Seattle 03/21/2010 504 4 - 23
Healthcare Summit Shuttle Pod # 7
Daily Kos liveblog coverage of the HCR summit continues. Recommend only the Mothership so that it's the only diary on the Rec List about the summit. That way, we'll prevent clogging ...
N in Seattle 02/25/2010 562 18 - 28
NJ-Gov & VA-Gov ... business as usual
What's been the underlying theme of the national press coverage of the 2009 election? I'm sure you've seen it or heard it. NPR:
N in Seattle 11/04/2009 7 6 - 73
3 Days (+14,610) of Peace and Music
I was at Woodstock. There, I said it. I'm well aware that the number of people who'll tell you that they attended momentous events always vastly exceeds the actual count. It's often noted that, ...
N in Seattle 08/15/2009 31 45 2 196
Scenes in da 'Burgh
So here we are in Pittsburgh, the City of Champions .
N in Seattle 08/12/2009 17 9 - 7
Pre-NN09 visit to Fallingwater ... wanna join me?
Pittsburgh has many attractions -- the three rivers, Pitt's Cathedral of Learning (the world's 2nd-tallest academic building), the Carnegie Museums, PNC Park and Heinz Field, the Mexican War streets,
N in Seattle 08/07/2009 9 5 - 29
Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- the end is nigh
Sorrow will reign tomorrow in Seattle ... it wll be the final day of publication of the Emerald City's oldest newspaper, the 146 year old Post-...
N in Seattle 03/16/2009 54 32 - 19
Dartmouth College announces its next President
The 17th participant in the Wheelock Succession , and the first Asian-American President of Dartmouth College, will ...
N in Seattle 03/02/2009 14 17 - 173
Shared birthdates ... Abe and Chuck, but who else?
Everyone who's anyone is marking today as the bicentennial of the most impressive shared birthdate in history. But if Darwin and Lincoln constitute the greatest of all shared birthdates, which pair ...
N in Seattle 02/12/2009 61 13 - 98
Walking up Pennsylvania Avenue!
I'm sure the Secret Service people are going absolutely nuts. The President and the First Lady are walking up Pennsylvania Avenue, to the wild cheers of thousands of proud Americans! The Vice ...
N in Seattle 01/20/2009 113 27 - 21
King County WA: vote for Sherril Huff by February 3!
Attention: King County voters!! You may have been surprised yesterday when you discovered a ballot in your mailbox. A ballot? Didn't we just finish electing Obama ...
N in Seattle 01/16/2009 15 21 - 29
JFK and the "Where were you when...?" moment
[Crossposted and adapted from my blog, Peace Tree Farm ] Why do I write blogs and/or diaries on most November ...
N in Seattle 11/22/2008 204 52 1 37
Coleman leads by 14,715 ... and that's *good*
Diary after diary, blog post after blog post, newspaper story after newspaper story ... they all report that Norm Coleman's lead in the MN-Sen recount is shrinking to 185 or 173 or 172 or some other ...
N in Seattle 11/20/2008 97 63 1 22
MN-Sen recount ... how can it cost so little to do?
As Minnesota prepares to recount the razor-close Senate battle between Norm Coleman and Al Franken (with Dean "Monkeywrench" Barkley also in the mix), I am vividly reminded of the Washington ...
N in Seattle 11/13/2008 15 9 1 18
Everywhere I've ever lived ... a Dem in the House
I'm 58 years old, and in that time period I've resided in 13 different Congressional Districts. After yesterday's election, every single one of those Districts will be represented ...
N in Seattle 11/05/2008 15 18 - 189
BREAKING (really!) -- Ted Kennedy on the Senate floor!!
Right in the middle of the Medicare cloture vote. They broke into a standing ovation for him. I can't wait to hear the clerk say "Mr. Kennedy ... AYE". (Sorry about doing this as a BREAKING,
N in Seattle 07/09/2008 215 470 4 98
Man-love for McCain on NPR's "Morning Edition"
Introducing the story by mentioning General Clark's criticism of McCain's use of his years as a POW to somehow demonstrate his "preparation" for the presidency, NPR's Scott Horsley did yeoman work ...
N in Seattle 07/08/2008 28 15 - 25
Dartmouth Undying
This isn't much of a diary, but I wanted to follow up MissLaura's April 27 front page article The VRWC at Dartmouth and ...
N in Seattle 06/10/2008 67 14 - 11
What if the election ran like the Democratic primaries?
We've heard ad nauseum about the differences between Democratic delegate allocation and the Republican method, and between delegate allocation and electoral votes. Bill Clinton has ...
N in Seattle 05/30/2008 21 16 1 18
James Yee, Democratic National Convention delegate (and UPDATE)
Update [2008-5-19 1:51:0 by N in Seattle]: WA Democratic Chair (and superdelegate) Dwight Pelz endorses Obama. More below... ##### Many of you will, I'm sure, ...
N in Seattle 05/18/2008 41 39 2 50
Tom Rush -- a perspective on presidential "experience"
Baby Boomers like me probably have at least a vague recollection of the name Tom Rush . In the mid-60s we listened to his records, learned his guitar chords. ...
N in Seattle 04/07/2008 14 13 - 2
Washingtonians -- where will you caucus?
Note: I would have posted this earlier in the day, but I wanted to give the Key Arena rallygoers a chance to see it and respond to it. ##### By now, the entire known world has ...
N in Seattle 02/08/2008 350 190 5 19
The local Draft Board ... should I serve?
Those of us who are "of an age" remember the influence of the Draft Board on the lives (and deaths) of us and our brethren. Even if the closest we ever actually came to experiencing that influence ...
N in Seattle 01/25/2008 54 34 - 27
First-in-the-nation caucus ... in the Seattle DrinkingLiberally precinct
UPDATE : RonK Seattle informs me that I missed a change in WA's caucus procedures. See below... And here you were thinking that Iowa's caucuses ...
N in Seattle 01/02/2008 38 13 - 154
Bernard Lagat, *American* champion
Americans don't follow athletics . In fact, we don't even call it by its rightful name -- as football is ...
N in Seattle 08/30/2007 11 8 - 3
More on 9999:  The suckitude of the Phillies
A couple of days ago, I wrote about an impending (sad) milestone for my phavorite baseball team. As I write this, the Phillies are ...
N in Seattle 07/13/2007 24 7 - 11
9999 and Holding (for now):  A Phillies Phan's Plaint
Last Sunday, the Philadelphia Phillies erased an early Colorado lead and beat the Rockies, 8-4 . By doing so, they ...
N in Seattle 07/11/2007 80 15 - 30
A night for the ages, and the aged
Wednesday was a triumph for the geezers. Well, the baseball geezers. In Phoenix, Randy Johnson (age 43 years, 233 days) ...
N in Seattle 05/10/2007 30 8 - 12
DC Appeals Court rules against McDermott, 1st Amendment weeps
In a 5-4 en banc decision, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the plaintiff in Boehner v. McDermott . The full Associated Press article was ...
N in Seattle 05/01/2007 39 26 - 19
Riverbend returns to "Baghdad Burning"!!
After more than two months, there's a new post on Baghdad Burning ! With ...
N in Seattle 04/26/2007 11 19 - 21
Dissing Lieberman while helping Tim Johnson
Senator Maria Cantwell sent out a fundraising email today. Nothing extraordinary about that, even for a just-reelected Senator. Except that this message -- titled A Remarkable Man -- asked ...
N in Seattle 03/29/2007 21 16 - 25
How will this war be memorialized? ... a Veterans' Day reflection
N in Seattle 11/11/2006 8 13 - 23
SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup ... TOMORROW!
N in Seattle 11/10/2006 13 3 1 17
SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup on SATURDAY
N in Seattle 11/08/2006 19 4 1 16
SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup -- this Saturday!
N in Seattle 11/06/2006 20 7 2 15
Bill Gates shows what he's made of
N in Seattle 10/10/2006 28 35 4 143
Good news for Osama -- Whitney Houston files for divorce
N in Seattle 09/13/2006 35 15 - 5
Does the Ceballos decision help Jim McDermott?
N in Seattle 05/31/2006 6 4 - 11
Medicare Part D-ylan (Happy birthday, Bob!)
N in Seattle 05/24/2006 30 18 1 143
Introducing the NEW! IMPROVED! WashBlog
N in Seattle 01/11/2006 15 20 - 11
Acting like a Republican
N in Seattle 12/28/2005 9 15 - 24
GOP dirty tricks in WA state (again...)
N in Seattle 11/04/2005 17 30 1 21
The beat(ing) goes on, but IOKIYAR
N in Seattle 10/20/2005 7 32 - 23
Baghdad Burning is back!
N in Seattle 09/08/2005 13 13 1 -
Hidden in Seattle Times editorial: Bring 'em home
N in Seattle 08/19/2005 11 6 - -
Cajun primary dumped in Washington
N in Seattle 07/15/2005 62 8 - 37
Buffering capacity
N in Seattle 07/01/2005 18 12 - 15
This good Republican is a dead Republican
N in Seattle 06/05/2005 21 5 - 2
WA Gov compendium (Nov-Dec 2004)
N in Seattle 06/03/2005 4 7 - 177
AP snark? Bush on SS in Greece NY
N in Seattle 05/25/2005 5 5 - -
Seattle Kossack report
N in Seattle 04/11/2005 32 2 - -
Seattle Kossacks gathering ... TOMORROW!
N in Seattle 04/08/2005 4 1 - -
Seattle Kossacks ... this Saturday
N in Seattle 04/05/2005 18 - - -
Capt Yee report, good companies -- Seattle Times Sunday
N in Seattle 01/16/2005 9 11 - -
WA Gov -- Rossi won't concede
N in Seattle 12/29/2004 142 61 - 25
WA Gov -- s/p recount, Vance stirs
N in Seattle 12/27/2004 122 46 - 13
WA Gov -- recount final ... now what?
N in Seattle 12/27/2004 17 19 - 15
WA Gov -- the day of decisions (39/39)
N in Seattle 12/22/2004 48 70 - 15
WA Gov -- midday Monday report (still 38/39)
N in Seattle 12/20/2004 44 49 - 12
WA Gov -- one left, plus courts (38/39)
N in Seattle 12/18/2004 45 41 - 16
WA Gov -- Snohomish! (36/39)
N in Seattle 12/17/2004 99 62 - 73
WA Gov -- trickling in (35/39)
N in Seattle 12/16/2004 45 49 - 13
WA Gov --- the little ones are in (32/39)
N in Seattle 12/15/2004 53 63 - 11
WA Gov -- the counting continues (24/39)
N in Seattle 12/14/2004 50 56 - 12
WA Gov -- to the weekend (17/39 counted)
N in Seattle 12/11/2004 52 67 - 12
WA Gov -- recount thru Thu (10 counties in)
N in Seattle 12/10/2004 44 64 - 14
(Seattle area) Holiday Party for Progressives
N in Seattle 12/09/2004 1 1 - 10
WA Gov -- now, to the real recount
N in Seattle 12/08/2004 16 19 - 13
WA Gov -- wrapup/analysis of recount #1
N in Seattle 12/01/2004 20 20 - 14
WA Gov -- let's get ready to ... RECOUNT!!!
N in Seattle 11/30/2004 55 67 - 11
CNN blinds us with "science"
N in Seattle 11/25/2004 72 56 - 3
WA Gov -- waiting for King
N in Seattle 11/24/2004 14 9 - 13
WA Gov -- Monday recount report
N in Seattle 11/23/2004 128 16 - 29
WA Gov -- summary (of Round 1, that is)
N in Seattle 11/19/2004 10 17 - 11
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