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Politico: Christie was Mitt's choice
And so the unraveling of a campaign begins with the blame game. Insiders in the Romney campaign are saying that Mitt wanted Christie all along. Romney was so close to picking Christie that some ...
docstymie 11/03/2012 245 241 - -
payroll tax cut - did the GOP really win?
It's quite easy to sit here and watch the GOP implosion over the extension of the payroll tax cut and laugh at the carnage. I mean who doesn't enjoy watching Boehner get rolled by his Tea Party ...
docstymie 12/22/2011 15 1 - 78
All You Need to Know about Cain (SCOTUS)
Herman Cain was just on Meet the Press. David Gregory was surprisingly tough on him. The biggest surprise - when asked if he had any model for Supreme Court justices, Cain said "Justice Clarence ...
docstymie 10/16/2011 21 7 - 126
Email from Obama campaign
I'm sure many of the rest of you got this same email in the last hour: Today I asked for a joint session of Congress where I will lay out a clear plan to get Americans back to work. ...
docstymie 08/31/2011 191 38 - 599
King Day - the Sanitation Workers
I posted this on Labor Day and am reposting it today. A few years ago as I was driving around on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I noticed that the trashman was driving through the neighborhood ...
docstymie 01/17/2011 5 9 - 64
Labor Day Action Diary - the sanitation workers
A few years ago as I was driving around on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I noticed that the trashman was driving through the neighborhood picking up the garbage from the curb. How odd, I thought. It'...
docstymie 09/06/2010 6 9 - 35
16.7 million hungry children
The USDA's report on Household Food Security in the United States, 2008 has received ...
docstymie 12/14/2009 5 4 - 187
Who will be our Bobby?
Cross posted at LiveJournal In 1968 Bobby Kennedy entered the race for President in large part because he felt he needed to end the war in ...
docstymie 11/11/2009 9 2 - 46
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 21
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 11/04/2009 3 5 2 69
2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Cross posted at LiveJournal . The Nobel Committee announced the ...
docstymie 10/07/2009 26 14 - 29
2009 Nobel Prize in Physics
Cross-posted at LiveJournal . The Nobel Committee today awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize ...
docstymie 10/06/2009 27 34 - 33
UPDATED: 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine (laureate was fired by W.)
cross-posted at LiveJournal Today, the Nobel Committee awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize ...
docstymie 10/05/2009 65 68 1 43
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 20
I realize this is the weekend and not Wednesday, but life gets in the way of blogging sometimes. ;o) DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest ...
docstymie 10/04/2009 6 2 1 43
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 19
I realize this is the weekend and not Wednesday, but life gets in the way of blogging sometimes. ;o) DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest ...
docstymie 09/26/2009 9 7 - 53
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 18
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 09/09/2009 3 4 3 43
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 17
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 09/02/2009 7 - 1 39
Constitution Wednesday - Mothership Federalist Papers links
Deciding that having links to all the previous diaries in the Federalist Papers series would eventually be unruly, I've decided to put those links here in this mothership each week and then link ...
docstymie 08/02/2009 1 2 3 48
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 16
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 07/29/2009 8 10 1 236
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 15
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 07/22/2009 3 4 3 56
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 14 (size of govt)
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 07/15/2009 4 3 1 54
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 13
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 07/08/2009 5 9 1 38
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 12
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 07/01/2009 3 2 2 59
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 11
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 06/24/2009 3 3 1 56
MO-Sen: GOP desperate already
Looks like the GOP is already up to nasty tricks against Democrat Robin Carnahan. The Missouri GOP has filed ...
docstymie 06/18/2009 5 13 - 4
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 10
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 06/17/2009 12 11 2 260
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 9
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 06/10/2009 5 6 1 49
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 8
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 06/03/2009 4 4 - 30
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 7
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 05/27/2009 11 6 2 31
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No.6
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 05/20/2009 8 2 1 -
Constitution Wednesday (on Fri) - Federalist No. 5
Busy this week and last and missed posting this on Wednesday. Please forgive me! DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution ...
docstymie 05/15/2009 4 3 1 30
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 4
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 04/29/2009 7 6 4 26
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 3
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 04/22/2009 3 4 1 28
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 2
DISCLAIMER: I am not a historian nor a political scientist. I do have a fascination and interest in the Constitution and so I started reading the Federalist Papers and posting my interpretation on ...
docstymie 04/15/2009 4 3 2 27
Constitution Wednesday - Federalist No. 1
Kossack Something the Dog Said did an excellent series on the Constitution recently. This is ...
docstymie 04/08/2009 22 10 3 35
Your election day leaving it all on the road experiences
I took a vacation day from work so that I could first vote for Obama and then go out and work for him by canvassing. Please tell everyone about your GOTV experience below the fold. Before the GOTV ...
docstymie 11/04/2008 6 3 - -
Letter to Senator re: banking bailout
Given the news in the current rec'd diary about the Bush power grab that is contained in the proposed banking bailout, we need to make sure that ALL of our Senators are aware of Bush's last hurrah ...
docstymie 09/21/2008 6 1 - 8
It's not about John Edwards
I don't know the first time I heard it. I'm pretty sure it was in a stump speech during the 2004 Presidential campaign. It was the Two Americas speech of John Edwards. It was the first time in my ...
docstymie 08/08/2008 10 3 - -
Brokaw to do Meet the Press through election
Just announced at the end of this week's broadcast. Brokaw will host through this year's election. I assume this means that during this time the management at NBC will look for the permanent new host.
docstymie 06/22/2008 49 10 - 18
Another day like this, is just another day like today
and is just another day like every other day in the last 7+ years. And it will be just another day like today unless WE do something about it. Barack Obama says WE are the change WE'VE been waiting ...
docstymie 06/21/2008 3 2 - -
John Edwards: no to VP slot
According to reports in 2 Spanish newspapers, Edwards has said no to the prospect of joining the Democratic ticket as the vice-president.
docstymie 06/06/2008 20 8 - -
Breaking: Hamilton Jordan dies - UPDATED X2
More bad news for Democrats today. Just announced by Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC. No news links yet. Jordan was Jimmy Carter's Chief of Staff.
docstymie 05/20/2008 25 37 1 13
Dear Superdelegates
It seems that the results of Pennsylvania may still leave wiggle room for many of you to not make up your minds about which candidate you support. It's probably more than arrogant for me to think ...
docstymie 04/22/2008 9 5 - 1
Response to Obama's pastor: Pat Robertson/Jerry Fallwell
OK, so everyone is up in arms over the words of Obama's "pastor, mentor, and friend" to quote America's favorite bigot, Pat Buchanan from MSNBC this a.m. I've seen replay after replay on the news ...
docstymie 03/15/2008 43 15 - 27
Missouri Governor: (R) Kinder drops out
Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder announced that he is withdrawing from the ...
docstymie 02/09/2008 8 3 - 3
Edwards: Work to do
crossposted I wrote this late in the evening yesterday, hence all of the references to John's withdrawal "today". And we have ...
docstymie 01/31/2008 12 19 - 12
International Day of Commemoration
cross posted from LiveJournal On January 27, 1945, Allied troops ...
docstymie 01/27/2008 6 6 - 1
FISA - my letter to McCaskill
I'm really, really, really getting tired of having to write these kinds of letters to Claire McCaskill. I had so much hope when she defeated Jim Talent, but more times than not, it seems when it ...
docstymie 01/24/2008 23 8 1 -
On Al Gore running & advice to Edwards
02138 is a magazine all about Harvard. The current issue has a feature on the 100 most influential Harvard alumni. Number one on that list is Al Gore.
docstymie 10/05/2007 14 11 - 1
It's King George's government
Apparently, George W. Bush doesn't care about the upcoming no confidence vote in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. I heard an excerpt from a ...
docstymie 06/11/2007 7 3 - -
McCaskill responds re: Iraq Supplemental
Back when the second Iraq Supplemental Capitulation Bill was up for vote in the Senate, I wrote Senator McCaskill a letter ...
docstymie 06/07/2007 96 11 - 7
Shrum says Kerry regretted Edwards VP pick
There's a story from Bob Shrum in the latest Time Magazine about John Kerry's "regret" over picking John Edwards as VP. ...
docstymie 05/31/2007 144 7 - 16
Claire McCaskill - hunting for a primary challenger
I wrote Senator McCaskill two emails prior to the vote on the Iraq Supplemental funding bill. In the first, I asked her to listen to the voters who sent her there NOT to rubberstamp this President ...
docstymie 05/25/2007 49 7 - 20
My letter to Senator McCaskill
After the news of today's events concerning the Iraq supplemental bill, I had no idea what to do. It's incredibly frustrating watching the Democratic leadership stand up only to back down. So, I ...
docstymie 05/22/2007 10 5 - 7
Stay the Course Congressman
A few weeks back as the new Congress began its business, I contacted both of my Senators (McCaskill/Bond) and my Congressman Todd Akin asking them to support the withdrawal of US armed forces from ...
docstymie 03/02/2007 1 2 1 -
American Prometheus - Robert Oppenheimer and lessons for our times
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. Vintage Books. cross posted at ...
docstymie 01/31/2007 8 10 1 2
Less safe, less free - Updated
docstymie 09/25/2006 4 2 - -
MO-Sen: former Talent intern appointed to chair St. Louis city elections board
docstymie 09/08/2006 8 9 1 11
Electronic voting - MO style (Open thread for any electronic voting stories?)
docstymie 08/08/2006 13 9 - 13
A Soldier's Funeral - protest and a response
docstymie 08/03/2006 19 13 2 145
Senator Kyl was correct
docstymie 05/12/2006 8 7 - -
Keep on Marching
docstymie 04/11/2006 - 2 1 -
Barbara Jordan & Impeachment: A guide for today's Congress
docstymie 12/30/2005 16 20 - 16
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