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|Obamacare will double my monthly premium (according to Kaiser)
My wife and I just got our updates from Kaiser telling us what our 2014 rates will be. Her monthly has been $168 this year, mine $150. We have a high deductible. We are generally healthy people who ...
|GOP nominates Kerry to State; Obama agrees
After a tough political fight, the GOP has successfully brought the nomination of Senator John Kerry to President Obama's consideration. And it looks like he will get the post. Although Kerry was ...
|What's your special interest, Joe?
In 2011-2012 the Obama Administration came into California with a scorched earth policy towards medical cannabis dispensaries. An out of control AG, Melinda Haag, with all the zealotry of an ...
|Dick Cheney Endorsed Gay Marriage in 2009
It is sad to watch everyone jump for joy over the Presiden't's eventual realization that gay couples should have the same rights as everyone else. He didn't take this stance until now. Meanwhile ...
|Lobbying for war....
I don't have time to flesh this out, hopefully someone with more time will, but Sam Stein has an article over at the HuffPo that states 10 defense contractors ...
|Former nominee to head DHS is inmate #210717
Honestly, if you really want to sum up the Bush years, you could do it with Bernie Kerik. Kerik was police commissioner of New York City on the day of 911 and therefore a National Hero automatically.
|Answer to Muskegon Critic: It's the money... (w/vid)
How can Senators look America in the eye knowing that 76% of Americans want a working public option and tell them it is too difficult to accomplish? It's the money. Since 1990 ...
|(updated X3) Today is the day the MSM picks up the torture-Iraq War link. (w/vids)
The MSM is now talking about Dick Cheney using torture to establish fabricated links between al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein's Iraq in order to justify a war against Iraq to the American people. Right ...
|Was torture used to provide evidence for both pillars of the Iraq War? (w/video)
On Hardball just now Matthews brings up the use of torture to produce the evidence to validate the invasion of Iraq. For some reason he didn't expand on it too much, so it is important to note that ...
|John King is the moon that orbits Planet Blitzer
The media is often pushing the question of whether President Obama is living up to his campaign promises. I have seen very little narrative from the media, outside of Rachel's show, on what Obama ...
|Sanchez lassos Pence on GOP spending under Bush, Pence responds with lies
Rick Sanchez asks Mike Pence the big question, basically, where do you guys get off even mentioning government spending; and Pence has to BS his way out of it, basically the only way out...
|Sunday News Scramble: CIA Ties to Serbian Intel, Arnold's Raw Deal & More
Serbian Intel Chief was CIA Ally The LA Times has an interesting ...
|The absolute insanity that is Michelle Bernard
Did anyone catch Michelle Bernard on Tweety's show? Honestly, I just spent the last several minutes typing out a proper transcript of this exchange. The question at hand was Jindal's remarkably ...
|Thank you Senators Schumer and Sanders (w/video)
A few days ago I said in comments : I think where my problem with him [Harry Reid] comes from is in that I ...
|Dear Mr. Brokaw: My apologies
Last week I wrote a diary titled Tom Brokaw is a GOP hack I have been bothered by many of Brokaw's questions and framing ...
|White House Guts Last Provisions Protecting Streams from Mountaintop Mining
Mountaintop mining has gone on for some years in Appalachia. I am astounded this happens and am especially astounded by the shear volume of waste and pollution and destruction this practice ...
|Tom Brokaw is a GOP hack (w/video) UPDATE
There is a great diary scrolling down right now by WinSmith titled "The Bias of Tom Brokaw" . No doubt resides in my mind ...
|Vanden Heuvel drops the f-bomb on Bachmann (w/video)
On the rec list is a diary about the horrible words and thoughts of Congress woman Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota. Bachmann's insistence on bringing up boogiemen like Ward Churchill to drive her ...
|Democrats poised to take 9 Senate seats (w/video)
Hardball did a special today on the close Senate races around the country. These races aren't over by any shot, but as of right now, the country is leaning blue. A 60 seat majority would be just ...
|McCain sat on board of ultra-right wing racist group (updated)
The very low Sarah Palin came out screeching yesterday about Barack Obama's relation to William Ayers. Aside from the fact that Obama was 8 years old during Ayers' radical years, the right wing hate ...
|Is John McCain too troll like?
Late in the evening, after hours of reporting and hypothesizing and yammering to anyone and everyone that would come on the show, Chris Matthews had a break out question about our little buddy ...
|Boxer LAYS OUT K5&McCain + 101 more missed roll call votes than stroke victim Tim Johnson
McCain has married his debate appearance and campaign to this crisis. That is the most abject politicizing of a crisis I have ever seen. And Barbara Boxer pins him to the wall, going after his ...
|Bush keeping troops in Iraq longer for political reasons.
Did this stand out to anyone watching Rachel's show tonight? Is Rachel reading this right? Maliki: The final date was really the end of 2010 and the period between the end of 2010 and ...
|Rep. McDermott "Paulson can throw a pass to himself" (w/video)(w/ transcript)
Rep. Jim McDermott just had the quote of the day: "This is the third time we've done it with this bunch. First the war, that didn't get paid for. Then the tax cuts, that didn't get paid ...
|Another lie put down: McCain right in the center of Fannie Mae lobbyists-Obama w/ workers (w/video!)
The absurdity of McCain's attack that Obama profited from Fannie Mae enters lunacy-land. Barack Obama received about $166,000 from Fannie Mae employees . John McCain has ...
|Obama looks Presidential, McCain looking petulant (w/videos!) UPDATED!
The week ended with a strong performance by Barack Obama and his surrogates. In the wake of the financial crisis and its impact on the election, John McCain came out with lying ads about Obama's ...
|Wasilla HS Yearbook = Alaska State Directory
I know I know. Rachel just nailed Palin on her show in numerous of necessary ways. How bad can it really get, though? It's like digging a hole to China. It doesn't end. What struck me in the show ...
|Rudy Lies, Dick Armey outs "Bubba", Brokaw loves polls, Town Hall! (w/video!)
According to Rudy Giuliani, the investigations into Sarah Palin were launched by Obama supporters. In other words, when Democrats investigate, it is politically motivated, but when Republicans ...
|Where's the 'you' in 'we' for Gov. Palin?
The lie is in the 'we'...
|What is up with all these elite black people?
This morning on Meet the Press Tom Brokaw, quoting a New York Post headline this morning, asked Joe Biden: Here's another headline that appeared in the New York Post. Oprah Winfrey ...
|They're squashing it. (a media rant)
McCain gets a pass and that means Palin gets a pass. The media is soft-balling it as well as they can. I have given it some time, waited to see if the media would do the work and broadcast the news ...
|This is the Republican party we just compromised with:
Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) just got up in the House and with a snotty tone and card signs gave everyone instructions on how to speak Democrat:
|Bob Dole's crazy assed letter to Scotty (updated!)
Is it just me or is this the ramblings of man out of his boat and splashing around in the backwaters of sanity? Scott, There are miserable creatures like you in every administration ...
|What is the deal with MSNBC's weekend programming?
What is the deal with MSNBC's weekend programming? After several years of teevee abstinence, I got cable late last year so I could follow the primaries and elections. I will likely cancel it after ...
|(breaking) Iraq revokes security contractors' immunity
Sorry for the short diary.... This morning the Iraqi government decided to revoke the aspects of CPA Order 17 that had been integrated into Iraqi law. CPA Order 17 was the Bremer issued ...
|State Dept. Inspector General impedes investigations into contractor abuse
One thing I haven't seen covered here today (and I will delete if so) is Representative Henry Waxman's letter (pdf) to State ...
|The Crutch of War
Walter Pincus had an article today in the Washington Post titled "Contractors in ...
|uh, 1 trillion dollars?
Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a follow up to a 2006 report last week on federal ...
|Blackwater VP Cofer Black joins Romney's campaign team
J. Cofer Black, the former CIA counter-terrorism specialist who has retained a vice-president position at Blackwater USA in ...
|BREAKING: Rice and RNC subpoenas authorized by House (Updated)
CSPAN's Capitol Hill News is reporting that the House has authorized subpoenas for the RNC and for Secretary Rice. Alrighty...
|Ken Starr represents Blackwater's appeal to SCOTUS [UPDATE: DENIED]
Richard Nordan, the administrator of the estates of the four Blackwater independent contractors who were mutalated in Falluja in 2004, had sued the company at the behest of the families for "...
|BREAKING!!! I Am an A??hole! [w/ UPDATE!]
Recent reports have shown that most people in Tirge Caps' life think Tirge is an asshole. Despite consistent efforts to work hard, plan for the future, and maintain a semblance of realistic ambitions,
|Hello? Yes, I'd like to hire the CIA...
A lot of attention is paid, or at least, beginning to get paid to military service provision as a business enterprise. Our Pentagon has been changing for years now, even decades, to adjust to a post-...
|Iran Syria Policy and Operations Group
The Boston Globe reported on January 2nd that a select group of US ...
|Big oil reaps big windfall profits... again||Tirge Caps||10/26/2006||3||2||-||-|
|UNRECOMMEND THIS DIARY||Tirge Caps||10/16/2006||87||28||-||18|
|Its not just wiretapping||Tirge Caps||06/15/2006||3||7||-||-|
|20 countries said to aid in CIA rendition program||Tirge Caps||06/07/2006||7||5||-||-|
|Jeff Sessions is full of shit||Tirge Caps||04/26/2006||32||9||-||1|
|Katrina response hearings open thread 3||Tirge Caps||02/10/2006||272||111||1||-|
|Pentagon hired PR firm to provide blog content||Tirge Caps||01/10/2006||11||10||-||19|
|Iraq War projected to cost between $1-2 Trillion||Tirge Caps||01/07/2006||22||16||2||15|
|No House Investigation of WHIG. Not Yet.||Tirge Caps||11/11/2005||4||6||-||-|
|U.S. Interrogations Result in 21 Homicides (...so far)||Tirge Caps||10/24/2005||12||11||1||-|
|25% of Iraqi Reconstruction Money Going to Security||Tirge Caps||10/10/2005||11||-||-||-|
|GWOT Train Aims At Federal Worker's Rights||Tirge Caps||08/19/2005||5||3||-||-|
|Delay Sneaks in $1.5 Billion Giveaway to Halliburton, Sugar Land in Energy Bill||Tirge Caps||07/28/2005||11||13||-||1|
|BREAKING: "Democrats can't help denigrating and demonizing Christians"-Rep Hostettler||Tirge Caps||06/20/2005||162||85||-||14|
|SusanHu's FOIA Project UPDATE||Tirge Caps||06/09/2005||32||150||-||13|
|Halliburton protest: 16 arrested, 12 trampled by police horses...||Tirge Caps||05/19/2005||6||21||-||18|
|Army agrees to pay Halliburton 95%...||Tirge Caps||04/06/2005||8||7||-||-|
|Contractor deaths - is Halliburton accountable?||Tirge Caps||03/30/2005||7||4||-||-|
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