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|2008 Senate Hearing: Tax Status of Entire Environmental Movement in Question
Got into a facebook argument with a conservative friend today. He said there is no way that the Bush-bashing media would ignore such an abuse of power as the current scandal that is occuring with ...
|R. Reich: THE FISCAL CLIFF (in 2.5 min w/cartoons!)||coigue||12/30/2012||7||25||1||-|
|Study: Free IUD prevents abortion, teen pregnancy DRASTICALLY in 9000 high risk women
The Affordable Care Act mandates free contraception. In a study in St. Louis of 9000 women (15-45 years old) given free IUDs, researchers found a reduced abortion rate of 1-75 to 1-135 participants.
|Should Mitt's Religion be an Issue? (w/poll)
Derrick Shore, a Mormon columnist , thinks so. But here's why Mr. Romney's religion is relevant: For Mormons, there really is no such thing as separation of church and state. From as early as I ...
|Romney's OP ED today
Dude!!! Stop digging!!! "My five-point plan will deliver the economic recovery we've all been waiting for and the jobs millions of Americans still need. This can be more than our hope; it can be ...
|Thurston Howell Romney
In this OP-ED column, David Brooks shows his knowledge of economic history and that he values the social safety net. more:
|Kristol: Bush economic policy sticks to current GOP
William Kristol of The Weekly Standard has been wondering why Obama is doing so well in such a lousy economy. Obviously he is not alone. In his Sept 16th column, he quotes two other analysts ...
|500,000 person watch list - thoughts on security v intelligence
Last night, I was watching Janet Napolitano discussing the "pants bomber", and how he was allowed to board a plane to the U.S. Apparently, his father had expressed concerns to the State Department ...
|Why I am grateful to NPR/PBS
NPR and PBS were my lifeline during the dark days of the Bush whitehouse, and it turns out that a 2003 study of the media and public misconceptions supports my belief that NPR/PBS are the best large-...
|Crowley/Gates: Examining Protocol in Disorderly Conduct Cases
We have all had a chance to weigh in on the Gates v Crowley issue now. Is it racism? Is it abuse of power? Is it grandstanding by a pompous version of Al Sharpton? My particular point of view is well-
|Prop 8, The Musical. Starring Jack Black as Jesus.
|My first gay wedding
For Jeff and Randy, with love. Potluck No big deal we've been together 20 years after all. We've known in our hearts we were united No big deal after all.
|Obama leads by 8 in West Virginia:Updated||coigue||10/09/2008||31||5||-||11|
|Dogwhistle: Crisis due to lending to multicultural communities.
Big Tent Democrat over at Talk Left points out that a dog whistle is starting to call the racists to the trough of blame.
|The truth about AIDS education in Kindergarten
My son started Kindergarten in 2003. The school was awesome and his teacher was wonderful. We loved and trused them. We also teach our kids the facts of life early, including a=the scientific names ...
|My first gay wedding
Tonight I went to my first gay wedding, as a guest. Potluck No big deal we've been together 20 years after all. We've known in our hearts we were united No big deal after all.
|Go see Wall-E immediately
I am just back from seeing WALL-E. This is an important film. Made even more so by the fact that it is a child's film.
|NPR story: Bush's policies strengthen Al Qaida in Iraq, too.
Obama is right about Bush, and he can further make the point that Bush has strengthened Al Qaida in Iraq. This morning on NPR, there was a story about how the US military is releasing Iraqi ...
|A person's a person no matter how female.
I am temporarily back from the dead. I am in bed (alone, sniff sniff) after twisting my ankle and not even America's Next Top Model is on. So I thought I'd share with you some thoughts about the ...
I started posting here when I heard that Sinclair Broadcasting was going to post the revisionist history of John Kerry's swiftboating experience right before the election. I googled Sinclair and ...
|Undocumented immigrants 8x less likely to commit crimes
Study finds immigrants commit less crime People born outside the United States make up about 35 ...
I have been agonizing about who to vote for on Super Tuesday. I am really excited about Hil and about Obama...and my dream would be to have both of them on the ticket. But alas, I have to make a ...
|Why McCain WON'T beat Hillary or Obama
Looking at the polls, I was not worried about McCain. I thought the GOP would NEVER allow him to win the nod. Actually they may still not allow it. But let's assume they do allow it. 10 months out, ...
|Rove calls Obama "trash-talking"
OK. This is what race-baiting really looks like: Karl (spit spit) Rove has a new op-ed piece which discusses why Hillary won. In speaking of Obama's comment "She's likeable enough"he says the ...
|What are you listening to?
A friend of mine gave me the CD Michael Franti and Spearhead's "Yell Fire" and another friend of mine gave me Groundation's Hebron Gate. Awesome albums. Then my father of all people introduced ...
|Red alert: Congress about to kill tax credits for solar, wind?
If you care about our future, Call Pelosi, Reed, all you congresscritters NOW! Melt the switchboard, call the DC ...
|Gore for President 2008???
Is that what you are waiting for? That Gore will sweep in and fix the planet? Are you working your ass off to convince him to run? How about recognizing this: HE IS ALREADY LEADING. By working ...
|Hillary voted against CAFTA
Today is a very sad day. Today Costa Ricans voted to approve the Cantral American Free Trade Agreement by a margin of 52 -48%, roughly the same margin that voted for the conservative party in the ...
|TYSK: What Liberals Really Think of Republicans
Dear GOP; I Thought You Should Know what liberals really think of you. I hate to break it to you all, but your worst nightmares are true. Liberals really do think you all have useless penises ...
|Rumors that Condoleeza Rice is liberal (updated)
Important Update: citizenx just alerted me that Rice is also known to speak French A new round of outings of high-profile Republicans is occurring, and the most recent ...
|Robert Scheer: Hiroshima, Nagasaki were US terrorism.
I hope everyone has had the opportunity to read today's Robert Scheer article, entitled: ...
|Quiz: What wins elections for the GOP??
Hint: It isn't issues. Hint: We have more of it than they do this time.
|Have a profound effect in 10 min: citizen lobby effort: ACTION
California is a leader in the reduction of greenhouse gas emmissions. Where California goes, some of the world, at least, follows. Right now, Arnold is trying to backpedal his promise for a green ...
|Schwarzenegger Sells Us Out Again on the Environment
Update: Goddamn it, just what does it take to get some attention around here????? Do I have to have a meltdown? Arnold is trying to fuck up some real change in California, and the effects ...
|Action Alert: Put Environmental Ed. in NCLB standards!
Let's put our Democratic majority to use folks. Please recommend this e-mail from the NCSE (National Council for Science and the Environment) I just received from my Ecological Society of America ...
|GOP insources Pres campaign: Americans not good enough?
The GOP doesn't think Americans are good enough to run their presidential race. Perhaps they need to invest more in education???
|dKos "primary" game
All you have to do, is find a post that is anti-someone. This part should be easy. Anti-Hillary, anti Barack, and you get extra points if you can find an anti Gore or anti Edwards post.
|Take it to the f'ing streets
Clearly, we can no longer expect to be represented on the issue of the war in Iraq. Our Reps are not seeing massive demonstrations, NOT EVEN the size of the pre-war demonstrations. Nothing ...
|Naomi Oreskes: History of Global Warming Denial
Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies at UC San Diego, came to USGS in Menlo Park earlier this year. She spoke about the Global Warming disinformation campaign and it's history. If ...
|Matt Drudge voted for Sanjaya 100,000 times
Or so I heard from this guy who knows someone, so this is a "developing" story.
|You Naughty Kossacks! My letter to Rush
I am so disgusted by what I have seen today. How dare all of you call yourself liberals. You're supposed to empathize!! I can hardly stand to write about it. So I'll share a my letter of support ...
|Coke, Nestle & Chiquita LOVE Colombian paramilitaries
Coca-cola, Chiquita, and Nestle' are fucking up Colombia. Chiquita Brands International will plead guilty to doing business with gunmen in Colombia. Prosecutors said the banana company ...
|What is 'Electability' in 2008? (w/poll)
What does "electability" mean in 2008? I think perhaps some people will scoff at this, saying triangulation and pandering is all that can come from such a question, but I disagree. I think it is ...
|Who cares about Joe Biden? Let's talk McCain.
Why all the focus on Joe Biden? He has exactly ZERO chance of the nomination. It's a losing proposition for us to eat our own. Especially since he is not a frontrunner. Why bother? Let me ...
|What would YOU like to have heard from Bush?
Realistically, unrealistically...let's hear it. What would Clinton have said? What would JFK have said? What information is missing that we Americans deserve to hear?
|Stop talking about me (Updated)
I've been on vacation for a while, and I can see from all the meta diaries around here that you have been savoring the opportunity to talk about me. If I were to read all the meta diaries ...
|Gore and Hansen at AGU: Scientists Act Up!
I scribbled this out on BART on my way home from AGU (the American Geophysical Union) and I am sick as a dog. So please forgive me if this diary is less than it could be. However, I wanted to share ...
|Discussion: How do we proceed with civil rights for gays and lesbians?||coigue||11/10/2006||176||12||3||7|
|Dems should draft Lincoln Chaffee||coigue||11/09/2006||53||10||1||6|
|Bob Gates to be sec of Def: Bush speech open thread||coigue||11/08/2006||183||28||-||12|
|14,000 detained without charge by US||coigue||11/02/2006||19||13||-||24|
|Repeat after me: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT||coigue||11/01/2006||3||3||-||-|
|Press Freedom Ranking: US behind Serbia, Ghana , Namibia||coigue||10/24/2006||3||4||-||8|
|Welcome to Political Hay with Dr. H. Corpus||coigue||10/19/2006||4||5||-||-|
|The vote-master....a great site for polls||coigue||10/05/2006||6||3||1||-|
|America has never lived up to her ideals.||coigue||09/28/2006||32||2||1||4|
|Terrorism: Clinton's last years and Bush's first||coigue||09/26/2006||20||13||1||-|
|CA-Lt Gov. I was just push-polled (?) by Tom McClintock||coigue||09/25/2006||18||3||-||10|
|Olbermann: Anti RPG weapons denied to soldiers||coigue||09/07/2006||18||11||1||27|
|Terrorism: Clinton's last years and Bush's first||coigue||09/07/2006||14||10||1||-|
|Bush : "Pakistan "is a stalwart ally" in the war on terrorism"||coigue||09/06/2006||4||-||-||-|
|Terrorism: Clinton's last years and Bush's first||coigue||09/04/2006||26||23||4||10|
|Speech by President to Address Nation on Terror 8/20/1998||coigue||09/04/2006||16||25||2||-|
|Why Bush can't talk: He won't be out-Bubba-ed again||coigue||08/24/2006||11||4||-||8|
|12 weeks left: What do YOU think is great about Democrats???||coigue||08/12/2006||22||8||-||-|
|Tucker Carlson wants the US to know YOUR religion.||coigue||08/11/2006||79||10||-||8|
|NYT:NASA's Goals Delete Mention of Home Planet||coigue||07/24/2006||7||6||-||-|
|The spoils of endless war.||coigue||07/14/2006||8||4||-||-|
|Cut and Run Rovistics; Embracing Hypocrisy||coigue||07/07/2006||33||3||2||-|
|New NASA office of Strategic Communications formed||coigue||06/30/2006||10||4||-||-|
|ExxonMobil-Funded Think Tanks (one-stop shopping)||coigue||06/26/2006||5||7||-||-|
|Oil barons:'oil INTERdependence good for foreign policy'||coigue||06/19/2006||2||2||-||-|
|Even my 3 year-old Daughter Gets Evolution.||coigue||05/26/2006||40||7||1||3|
|Democrats: Confront the gay marriage issue!||coigue||05/17/2006||19||5||-||8|
|We want what the immigrants want.||coigue||05/02/2006||18||7||-||-|
|Knock it the fuck off. This ain't no pity party.||coigue||04/13/2006||151||32||-||5|
|The Latin-American rights movement is taking my breath away||coigue||04/05/2006||28||13||-||7|
|US trained Iraqi Death Squads (a la 1980's El Salvador)||coigue||02/16/2006||7||5||-||-|
|Rove's Blacklist: NOT credible news (with poll)||coigue||02/07/2006||56||-||-||1|
|Hearts and Minds Be Damned: Bush strips Iraq reconstruction funding||coigue||01/20/2006||5||1||-||-|
|Republicans for Choice oppose Alito.||coigue||01/13/2006||10||4||-||7|
|Alito and Roberts to gut the Clean Water Act ?||coigue||01/12/2006||6||7||1||1|
|Merry Christmas Daily Kos! (With presents!)||coigue||12/23/2005||41||10||-||13|
|Memo by Justice Dept. Attys: 2003 TX redistricting violates minority rights||coigue||12/03/2005||6||1||-||-|
|George Carlin's 7 dirty words you cannot say on TV||coigue||11/13/2005||15||2||2||-|
|Updated with link!! CSPAN - anyone catch the accidental coverage of the protests?||coigue||11/02/2005||49||22||-||10|
|ANWR stealth attack:action alert!!||coigue||10/31/2005||2||7||-||-|
|Grieve for the ca. 30,000 Iraqi civilians dead.||coigue||10/26/2005||19||8||-||-|
|Chief Justice Roberts' first case...Assisted Suicide.||coigue||10/06/2005||22||1||2||-|
|Today I fly the American flag.||coigue||09/29/2005||2||1||-||-|
|Heartbroken. Gretna and a new poll about race and Katrina.||coigue||09/12/2005||51||14||1||-|
|Tonight's O'Reilly Factor: GOP talking points in liberal clothing||coigue||09/06/2005||34||7||-||-|
|EPA relaxes clean air standards in response to oil shortage||coigue||08/31/2005||8||2||-||-|
|Lets have a nation-wide bake sale for body armor.||coigue||08/16/2005||74||22||-||10|
|Pop culture and the personal story...Can they work for us?||coigue||08/15/2005||1||1||-||-|
|Gay rights: Lockyer takes away "Right to Decieve Voters"||coigue||08/03/2005||4||4||-||-|
|Peace AND war Corps?||coigue||08/03/2005||5||3||-||-|
|Richard Clarke: `528 suicide bombings in Iraq in the past year' the corollary to flypaper theory.||coigue||07/13/2005||8||5||-||-|
|No Karl Rove story in the AP?||coigue||07/08/2005||7||3||-||-|
|Government Harassment: Climate change scientists investigated||coigue||07/06/2005||3||11||-||31|
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