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Clinton Takes Hit In Key Swing States
According to a recent Quinnipiac poll , Clinton has bled support in a couple of key swing states: FLORIDA: - Bush 45 - Clinton 42 (in the Feb 3 poll, it was Clinton 44 - Bush 43) OHIO: Clinton 46 -
Sucker Politics 04/01/2015 66 10 - -
Kos was right about the spying issue
Of all the things President Obama -- one of the most transformative Democratic presidents this nation has ever had -- has had to battle, some wouldn't have been a surprise to anyone in this community:
Sucker Politics 02/22/2015 100 5 - -
Glenn Greenwald's Relevance Problem
This is a hard diary for me to write, and I've been sitting on my hands for a while now, mostly because in matters of progressive politics, I lean more toward the so-called "suxer" side of things ...
Sucker Politics 02/19/2015 138 14 1 -
Michael Brown Shooting: Don't Let This Important Detail Become A Footnote
From an August article in The New York Times : As Officer Wilson got out of his car, the men were running away. The officer fired his weapon but did not hit anyone, according to law enforcement ...
Sucker Politics 11/26/2014 18 18 1 -
Stupid Non-Voters
Why, oh why, are you so stupid? Everybody with a brain can appreciate that the party of the elite 1% is significantly better in terms of economic equality than the party of the elite 0.1%. Simple ...
Sucker Politics 11/05/2014 5 - - -
The "Big Tent" and Sexual/Gender Discrimination
Have liberals/progressives looked around the "Big Tent" of the Democratic Party lately? I mean, sure, finding a bunch of neoliberal and MIC apologists probably wouldn't come as much of a surprise, ...
Sucker Politics 12/23/2013 15 2 - -
Obama Delivered on Universal Health Care
"President touts Obamacare as 'universal health care'" reads the Washington Times article , which goes on to say the following (bold mine): "We were able to get it done in part because of grass-...
Sucker Politics 11/07/2013 5 1 - -
Rand Paul Releases Book
After issuing a statement on plagiarism , Rand Paul was keen to reassert his intellectual chops and wasted no time in releasing his new book, currently available on only Amazon Kindle for $2.99. ...
Sucker Politics 11/05/2013 5 5 - -
Obamacare Messaging Hits A New Low
Let's start off with a sample of the Obama quotes making the rounds: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/rieder/2013/11/04/obama-health-care-promise-comes-back-to-haunt-him/3431869/ "If ...
Sucker Politics 11/04/2013 22 2 - -
Social Security Cuts (Chained CPI): Some Basic Facts
Fact #1: Chained CPI is in Obama's FY2014 budget proposal. I don't know why some people seem to be over-analyzing Obama's nuanced media quotes when you can go straight to the source at whitehouse....
Sucker Politics 10/26/2013 53 3 1 -
My Syria Predictions (0-dimensional chess)
This is just a short diary with very little substance, but given that I've failed on the stock market, failed at sports betting, and failed at pretty much anything that requires a combination of ...
Sucker Politics 09/09/2013 11 1 - -
We must punish Assad for his war crimes against innocent Syrians
It seems many so-called liberals are against humanitarian intervention in Syria in the aftermath of Syria's latest war crimes, so I thought I'd take these so-called liberals on a walk down memory ...
Sucker Politics 08/31/2013 90 16 - -
WaPo: U.S. military big shots skeptical of Syrian intervention
WaPo has a new article titled " U.S. military officers have deep doubts about impact, wisdom of a U.S. strike on Syria ." It's full of juicy material, but there seem to be two main threads: (1) ...
Sucker Politics 08/30/2013 10 20 - -
I don't blame President Obama anymore (part II: Manning sentence & Bush/Cheney immunity)
This is a follow-up to my previous diary , where I said we progressives carry more of the blame than Obama for what's going on in this country. This still applies: I saw a bunch of fucking Twitter ...
Sucker Politics 08/23/2013 38 6 1 -
I don't blame President Obama anymore
Blame him for what? For “looking forward” on American torture and other war crimes, for the NSA's programs, for the war on whistleblowers, for anything related to these beasts. Don't get me ...
Sucker Politics 08/07/2013 12 3 1 -
3 Reasons You Shouldn't Care About NSA Surveillance
Reason #1: Snowden broke the law and ran away from the legal process. It's self-evident that legal/illegal trumps right/wrong. More than that, meta-ethical relativism and relativized truth, ...
Sucker Politics 07/22/2013 18 4 - -
The DailyKos Spam Problem (explanation + solution)
In Markos' recent diary , he mentioned the following: The UID is no longer a marker of site growth, since spambots create fake accounts by the hundreds every day. We don't know why those are created,
Sucker Politics 07/21/2013 89 139 3 -
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