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| GOP's BS on ACA – A Proposal
I noticed, when opening DK yesterday, a petition to counter the GOP's lies concerning the ACA (Obamacare). To that end I have a proposal that I feel will go a long way to pour cold water on ...
|Colorado Official Gunned Down
This will be short. Hal Clements, Colorado director of the Dept. of Corrections was shot and killed as he opened his door last night. The shooter is unknown as is a motive for the crime. This ...
|In the Atmosphere of Obstruction the President Has Considerable Accomplishments
Wayne Bomgaars compiled an impressive list of President Obama's accomplishments in his first four years. When looked at it is an unbelievable accomplishment considering a republican party who ...
|A Journal of Random Brain Farts … Vol. 1
There is at least 50% of the US voting population that don't have a spotted hog's idea of what the ACA provides. And, I would guess, another 40% ...kinda understand it...a little bit...maybe. Is ...
|In Your Face Gov. Rick Scott
US District Judge Robert Hinkle has stepped all over Gov. .Rick Scott's voter suppression efforts. He stated that the purge serves little if any purpose thus rendering them unconstitutional. “The ...
|You Have to Love Frothy's Petulance
Frothy has some hard nuts about Mitt Romney and it appears he won't be much of a supporter of the Mittsters campaign. This based on the letter Frothy sent to his supporters and other Reptilicans ...
|Frothy drops out
Santorum has suspended his quest for the Reptilican nomination. This leaves Mittens driving the clown car. I can't say I'm disappointed with his decision but it does remove the humor that was the ...
|The Fukushima Nuclear Accident is Far From Over
The amount of information we are given on a daily basis (most of it trivial nonsense) is overwhelming and often submerges issues that are both important and critical. One of those issues that are ...
|And the Clown Car Rolls on
Joe (Samuel Wurzelbacher) the Plumber has become the reptilican nominee for Congress in Ohio’s newly redistricted ninth congressional district to run against Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur (who ...
|The Unbelievable Stupidity of a War With Iran
Iran is the 18th largest country in the world in terms of area, at 636,372 sq mi (larger than Alaska), Iran has a population of around 79 million, nearly 3 times that of Iraq. They have an ...
|What the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Massad Thinks About Iran
In the last couple of years I've tended to skip most of the Israeli /Palestinian diaries because they become to acerbic and vilifying to give credence to either side and I'm sure any comment I ...
In America there are approximately 130,000 inmates housed in privately owned prisons. It's a ...
|The Right Wing Wants to Destroy Civilization
The right wing cacophony of stupid railing against any form of clean energy is sweet music to the extraction industries (coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear); and they are well financed to continue ...
|(un) - American Corporatism
"We shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country." ….....
|How Hard is this to Figure Out?
I posit there are three points that simplify the cause of the current disaster that is seriously eroding this country. The cure is obvious - the application of the cure isn't likely in the current ...
|Fox Poll Backfires on Fox
The Brad Blog reported that Fox News conducted ...
|WTF Do Those People Want?
Among the criticisms and “observations” of the Occupy Wall Street protests put forth by the corporate, bloviators are: they have no leadership, they have no specific focus, they ...
|Stick It Between Their Eyes With the 14th
It seems that the theater of the absurd and cacophony of stupidity over raising the debt ceiling isn't going to end before the deadline of August 2nd. Listening to the clutch of clowns that ...
|Old Fart's Rant
I'm an old fart and any global disaster or great renaissance of human values , should either occur, will probably not occur in my lifetime. They will, however, occur in my daughters or grand ...
|Urban Chicken Diaries .... Part 4
(Continuing the series from [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/4/5/711308/-The-Urban-Chicken-DiariesPart-One part 1,] -- [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/4/12/717387/-The-Urban-Chicken-Diaries,-...
|Urban Chicken Diaries, Part 3
(a continuation of [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/4/5/711308/-The-Urban-Chicken-DiariesPart-One Part 1] and[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/4/12/717387/-The-Urban-Chicken-Diaries,-part-Two ...
|The Urban Chicken Diaries, part Two
(continued from [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/4/5/711308/-The-Urban-Chicken-DiariesPart-One The Urban Chicken Diaries, Part One)] I was surprised at the response to part 1 of this diary, ...
|The Urban Chicken Diaries - Part One
A recent feature in the Denver Post about the increasing popularity of back yard chicken coops in urban areas made me think that there is probably a fair number of Kossacks that either have chickens,
|Who Runs Gov - Beta site
The beta version of a new web site, [http://whorunsgov.com/ Who Runs Gov] appears to be a potentially useful tool for political junkies who need background information on Congresscritters, Senators, ...
|Deprogramming the Free Market Cultist.
My academic background in economics consists of 2 semesters of Introduction to Economics which I took more than a few decades ago, so I readily admit, many of the nuances of the “Dismal Science&
|Flat Tax Proposal....Hummm....Maybe.
Since the ratification of the 16th amendment and the introduction of the income tax in 1913, the nation suffers a collective heartburn each year on April 15, accompanied by no small amount of whining,
|Stevens is Toast.
According to the official Alaskan election [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/08general/data/results.htm website] Ted Stevens is now behind Mark Begich by 814 votes. Begich, Mark ...
|Mortgage Problems? Quit Paying and Win.
[http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20081010/news_lz1e10schiff.html An article by Peter Schiff, ] who is president of Euro Pacific Capital and author of “The Little Book of Bull Moves in ...
|Denver Dems Watchfest
This is more of an announcement than a diary. For Kossacks going to the convention in Denver, a party for like minded progressives and political junkies will be held at Denver City Park ...
|Reid will vote no on FISA
[http://democrats.senate.gov/newsroom/record.cfm?id=300287& Harry Reid] announced today that he will vote against the FISA bill. “The Senate will soon vote on a FISA bill that ...
|Worst SCOTUS Decision in History?
John McCain has, once again, demonstrated his capacity for pure, unvarnished stupidity. Commenting on the recent SCOTUS decision he declared, "The United States Supreme Court yesterday ...
|We Can Solve Our Energy Crisis.
Happy Earth Day ! the current edition of [http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2008/05/rfk_manifesto200805?printable=true�tPage=all Vanity Fair] an article by ...
|But Who Has to Carry the Feces ?
An article I read in [http://www.lookingglassnews.org/viewstory.php?storyid=6590 Looking Glass News] left me shaking my head and muttering WTF. But, I couldn’t decide if it was funny or ...
|The Birth of the Terminator
This item posted on the[http://blog.wired.com/defense/2007/08/httpwwwnational.html Wired] blog site on how technology will make war time slaughter more efficient and much less traumatic for the ...
|RFID's, The Ultimate Surveillance Tool?
I had planned to publish this dairy after I had done a little more work on it; however, the recent capitulation of some Democrats to the WH desires to further erode the Constitution and continue ...
|SCOTUS is Not Absolute
Although reasonable optimism prevails that the '08 election will give us a Democratic POTUS and an increased majority in the House and Senate, that optimism is clouded by the specter of an ...
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