Posting History for RonV
|I'm sure you are all relieved that I won last night
Last night, I won re-election to the post of town supervisor in my small Adirondack town. 74% to 26%. In raw votes, 418-150.
|Ann Romney, she's so domestic.
Who knew? Sure, we knew that Ann Romney is a great cook . She apparently knows her way around a kitchen like nobody's business. But now we know that she does the shopping and the laundry. And who ...
|Open your eyes, look up to the skies!
Something nice and beautiful to focus on amidst all the bad news... Tonight is the peak night for viewing the Lyrid Meteor shower. EarthSky has a pretty complete rundown of this annual event. Best ...
|R.I.P. Alvin Lee
So sorry that he has died . And from complications of routine surgery, to. The unexpected nature of his death make it all the more tragic to me.
|Robert Gibbs is out.
Many here have complained the Obama needs a better spokesperson in order to get his message out. Well, maybe now that'll happen.
|Brothers and Sisters
(Apology. For some reason, I could not log into the Brothers and Sisters account...) Greetings, and welcome to the May 2nd edition of Brothers and Sisters. First the obligatory Acknowledgement:
|Free Food, Foraging: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. IV
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib, on Free Foods and how to forage for them. With the onset of winter, the foraging ...
|Free Food. Stalking the wild Blue Cohosh.
Free Food , Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. III For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib, on Free Foods and ...
|Free Food , Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. II
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib , on Free Foods and how to ...
|Free Food Foraging Mini-Series: Medicinal Plant Edition Pt. I
For most of the past year, Daily Kos has been blessed with a really wonderful series of diaries by Wide Eyed Lib , on Free Foods and how to forage ...
|Brothers and Sisters; Autumnal Equinox Edition
Greetings, and welcome to this week’s edition of Brothers and Sisters. I’d like to take a brief moment to thank Dkos for giving us this space to share a few things spiritual every week,
|R.I.P. Fawziya Ammodi.
She wasn't famous. She wasn't rich. She didn't have access to "the best health care in the world". She didn't have a list of accomplishments that anyone is likely to ever hear about. No one followed ...
|Pataki asked to run against Gillibrand in 2010?
Just as I'm finally starting to forget about George Pataki (12 years a NY governor and a major FAIL in trying for the repub Presidential nomination...), here he comes again, maybe.
|Republicans pick candidate to replace Gillibrand in NY-20
In an unabashed demonstration of top-down democracy in action, the ten republican county committee chairs in NY's 20th CD have chosen current NYS Assembly minority leader James Tedisco to run to be ...
|Changing the Present by Holiday shopping.
Looking for a last minute gift for someone you care for? Do you want to make a difference not only in the life of the recipient, but also in the lives of people you have never met. You can do both ...
|Disappointing proposals by NY Gov. Paterson.
I must say that I've had pretty high hopes for NYS Governor David Paterson. It started with his first news conference after Eliot Spitzer resigned. When asked by a reporter if he had ever patronized ...
|Another 159,000 jobs lost last month.
Well, we can't say it's unexpected, but that's no comfort to the thousands and thousands of workers who join that other victims of the Bush/McCain economy. September's unemployment rate stayed at 6....
|Nine US troops killed today in Afghanistan. updated...
Breaking story on the major websites.
|The Founding Fathers and their Promissory Note (a la MLK)
Today on this site (and no doubt in many other settings) there have been discussions about the Founding Fathers and their imperfections. Many view such men as Washington and Jefferson as hypocrites ...
|My town suffers another loss from this goddamned war.
Almost five years ago, my small town lost one of it's sons in Iraq. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Kimmerly died when an RPG hit his vehicle near Baghdad. He was 31 years old and left behind a wife and ...
|From Woolworth's to the Whitehouse.
I have to confess that I’m probably not my first choice for writing this kind of diary. First, I’m not that good of a diarist. Second, my personal experience of this topic is pretty ...
|Rudy losing to MCCain in NY.
According to a Siena poll released today, Rudy Giuliani now trails McCain by a dozen points. Just last month, McCain was ...
|How Do You Serve? A Kos demographic diary.
Last Thursday I had the honor of taking the oath of office for a seat on our local town board. (I narrowly lost the election last November, but the three remaining board members, all republicans btw,
|George Washington Bush: WoT equals American Revolution
Did you know that Bush's Neverending War on "Terror" is just like the American Revolution? Well, according to Incurious George is it. Speaking at a commemoration of George Washington's 275th ...
|Rep. Sweeney swerves toward the yellow line.||RonV||05/07/2006||7||4||-||-|
|Tom Fox is dead.||RonV||03/10/2006||27||28||-||7|
|March 8: International Women's Day. Where we are.||RonV||03/08/2006||6||6||-||2|
|Priests purify Gandhi shrine after Bush visit.||RonV||03/05/2006||141||86||4||33|
|Patriot Act II delayed again.||RonV||03/01/2006||11||10||1||-|
|UN report: US torturing prisoners at Gitmo.||RonV||02/13/2006||40||130||4||15|
|Joint Chiefs Chair Pace agrees with Dean. We can't win.||RonV||01/06/2006||14||7||-||-|
|Bush signs on to McCain's torture ban||RonV||12/15/2005||40||11||-||10|
|George Bush and jury duty (again).||RonV||12/01/2005||8||10||-||-|
|Crazy Cheney picks Hannah as his Nat'l Security Advisor||RonV||10/31/2005||10||5||-||-|
|Christian School expels 14 y.o. girl 'cuz her parents are gay.||RonV||09/23/2005||39||10||1||-|
|Candidate RonV's Election Diaries Pt. 2, Petitions and Parties||RonV||09/20/2005||4||6||-||9|
|Candidate RonV's election diaries part one.||RonV||09/17/2005||17||18||-||8|
|Bush-speech recipe thread||RonV||06/28/2005||21||4||-||-|
|A lesson in sovereignty from Porter Goss.||RonV||06/20/2005||8||2||-||-|
|New Paltz mayor Jason West to face trial re: same-sex weddings.||RonV||05/27/2005||4||4||-||-|
|SCOTUS to review abortion/parental notification law.||RonV||05/23/2005||17||5||-||-|
|Six communities are finalists for new nuke plant.||RonV||05/20/2005||11||3||-||-|
|Today is National Teacher Day.||RonV||05/03/2005||9||7||-||-|
|Today, April 28th, is Workers Memorial Day.||RonV||04/28/2005||2||-||-||-|
|I met Hillary today. And the Secret Service.||RonV||03/31/2005||18||13||-||16|
|NY Governor's race update. Fun and games!||RonV||03/29/2005||4||4||-||-|
|Faces of the Fallen. 1500 portraits of lives cut short.||RonV||03/23/2005||34||16||-||2|
|Afghanistan on the verge of humanitarian crisis. (and more)||RonV||03/14/2005||7||8||-||9|
|John Bolton to be US ambassador to UN?||RonV||03/07/2005||14||3||-||8|
|HST's family speaks on his death.||RonV||02/23/2005||39||13||-||-|
|US negotiating with Iraqi insurgency.||RonV||02/22/2005||7||3||-||-|
|WYFP with Malcom X?||RonV||02/21/2005||21||13||-||-|
|Bush wants another $82 billion for iraq, WoT||RonV||02/14/2005||9||1||-||-|
|Say hello to Governor Spitzer.||RonV||02/11/2005||19||1||-||-|
|What would you do?||RonV||02/08/2005||60||8||-||1|
|What's going on around here? Part II||RonV||02/05/2005||4||1||-||-|
|Sunnis may insist on troop withdrawal timetable.||RonV||02/05/2005||10||5||-||-|
|Disappointing job figures for January.||RonV||02/04/2005||6||2||-||-|
|More fear mongering as Ashcroft departs||RonV||02/01/2005||6||3||-||-|
|What's going on around here?||RonV||01/28/2005||10||3||-||9|
|SCOTUS to Jeb Bush: You lose re: the Schiavo case.||RonV||01/24/2005||16||3||-||-|
|As you are dancing tonight Mr. Bush...||RonV||01/20/2005||5||6||-||-|
|Xtians missionaries "adopt" 300 tsunami orphans. Plans to convert them||RonV||01/13/2005||11||2||-||-|
|Ukraine to speed pullout of troops from Iraq.||RonV||01/10/2005||3||-||-||11|
|35,000 US troops to provide election security in Baghdad.||RonV||01/05/2005||1||-||-||-|
|Hoppin' John and New Year's recipes to share.||RonV||12/31/2004||14||3||-||-|
|Rumsfeld agrees to sign KIA letters.||RonV||12/19/2004||12||5||-||7|
|First Vioxx, now Celebrex.||RonV||12/17/2004||21||3||-||-|
|US once again rejects Kyoto Treaty.||RonV||12/07/2004||12||2||-||9|
|Putin says US policy "Dictatorial".||RonV||12/03/2004||12||3||-||-|
|US to boost troop levels in iraq||RonV||12/01/2004||2||1||-||-|
|6th Circuit to Ohio repugs: You lose!||RonV||10/29/2004||3||1||-||8|
|Bush campaign worker is lobbyist for Libya.||RonV||10/28/2004||8||5||-||-|
|Arafat headed to Paris. Maybe.||RonV||10/28/2004||5||-||-||-|
|Tonight's hometown double feature.||RonV||10/27/2004||-||-||-||-|
|Consumer confidence down for third straight month.||RonV||10/26/2004||3||3||-||-|
|Remembering Paul Wellstone.||RonV||10/25/2004||9||9||-||-|
|Italy may pull troops next year.||RonV||10/18/2004||2||1||-||-|
|Nightline goes to Vietnam. Exposes SwiftBoatLiars.||RonV||10/14/2004||233||145||-||-|
|Another outrageous NPR stunt.||RonV||10/07/2004||4||1||-||-|
|Two lies about al-Zarqawi debunked today.||RonV||10/06/2004||5||3||-||-|
|Iran/Syria war plans updated. Powell lies.||RonV||09/27/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Jimmy Carter on Florida voting arrangements.||RonV||09/27/2004||19||37||-||-|
|Patriot Act II: It's back!||RonV||09/23/2004||1||2||-||-|
|Bush says Kerry "Demoralizes" the troops.||RonV||09/23/2004||10||3||-||-|
|Allawi says: Terrorists are pouring in to Iraq.||RonV||09/20/2004||3||-||-||-|
|Eddie Adams died today.||RonV||09/19/2004||13||1||-||-|
|Abu Ghraib torture victim's body parts located.||RonV||09/17/2004||27||54||-||-|
|National Intelligence Estimate: Civil war in Iraq.||RonV||09/16/2004||17||6||-||-|
|Update on NY primaries...||RonV||09/15/2004||1||-||-||-|
|C'mon George. Name just one.||RonV||09/08/2004||4||2||-||-|
|Iraqi government extends Al-Jazeera ban indefinitely.||RonV||09/04/2004||6||1||-||-|
|Texas to lose federal $$ over NCLB failures.||RonV||09/04/2004||-||1||-||-|
|DoJ: Throw out Detroit terror cell convictions.||RonV||08/31/2004||2||3||-||-|
|Right-wing fundie terrorism gets a pass.||RonV||08/27/2004||10||1||-||-|
|Patti Davis is pissed.||RonV||08/26/2004||2||-||-||-|
|Elisabeth Kubler-Ross dead.||RonV||08/25/2004||8||-||-||-|
|Iraqi National Guard. Shades of Kent State.||RonV||08/25/2004||3||1||-||-|
|Pakistan "foils attacks" on US targets. Right on schedule.||RonV||08/21/2004||2||-||-||-|
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