Posting History for doorguy
|My Buddy Al Has 'Obamacare'
Al is a crusty New Yorker who moved to our very waspy Republican stronghold here in Central Florida about 10 years ago to open a small cabinetry and carpentry shop. My wife and I own a small cafe ...
|Confessions of a Job Creator
Three years ago my wife quit her job and we forked over half our savings---and a promise to pay way more than we should---to buy a run-down roadside diner with 18 seats and a greasy counter. Neither ...
|Blackbeard the Pirate & the Birth of Liberal Democracy
(Disclaimer: I have a minor (research) role in ...
|The Battle of Biscuits and Gravy
Three weeks ago I posted Doing Something About the Economy , a diary about our personal effort to resurrect the U.S. ...
|Doing something about the economy
The first job I ever had was working in a diner. I was 13---in 1964 the rules were different---and I learned how to wash dishes and cook on a flattop. Yesterday my wife and I closed a deal to buy a ...
|For the first time in my life, I'm really...
I first became aware of presidential politics when John Kennedy won the Democratic nomination in 1960. I was a serious Catholic school fourth-grader who read the newspaper every day and dreamed of ...
|In Honor of Columbus Day
In 2000 and again in 2004, my wife and I traveled to San Cristobal de ...
|Showing the colors in Orlando, Fla.
Last Saturday, my wife and I attended the Founders Day Festival in Winter Garden, a small, turn-of-the-century town just west of Orlando that was once the capital of Central Florida's citrus industry.
|Health Care Industry Prepped as Next U.S. Financial Crisis
Last week the White House Writers Group of former Reagan/Bush speechwriters and West Wing Writers, who flacked for Bill Clinton, staged a conference in Orlando with 230 health care professionals, ...
|Tom (R-Fla) Feeney's I am not a crook video
Watch Rep. Tom Feeney (R-24) pee in his pants shooting this paid commercial. It’s a slick professional apology for his first Jack Abramoff bribe, during the first of his three consecutive ...
|Why isn't America buying houses?
U.S. Treasury Sec. Paulson says lenders sought 1.5 million home foreclosures last year. In March, Paulson ...
|Would Bush, Cheney Agree to a Buyout?
What would it take to buy out the terms of George Bush and Dick Cheney? If we offered ...
|GOP's Vee Pee Candi Vamps Viagratown
Or, The Mystery, Passion, and Resurrection of Our Lord Sarah Palin, Her Ascension into Paradise...
|Sen. Kennedy to unveil National Service Bill today
Later today, Sen. Ted Kennedy will introduce his National Service Bill, which aims to recruit 175,000 U.S. workers for health, education, environmental protection and anti-poverty programs.
|Same phrase, two audiences, opposite meanings, war
On July 10, Secy. of State Condoleezza Rice told Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili : I want to again affirm that the ...
|Army vet, KBR mercenary America’s newest terrorist bomber
The Orlando Sentinel posted a story late yesterday about Kevin Brown, arrested ...
|It's not just Mississippi turning...
My ancestors probably played a leading role in one of the first ...
|A prolix argument for an Obama-Clinton ticket
I want to think about an Obama-Clinton 2008 ticket. There’s no better place to imagine that than here at dKos, the fertile crescent of the Democratic Party (my opinion and a disclaimer). Here&...
|Miami Herald: Wexler wants impeachment hearings
Yesterday [Bcgctn's Wexler, Gutierrez, Baldwin, Kucinich, and the People Call For Cheney Censure http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/12/24/94453/292] offered up a video of Rep. Robert Wexler's (...
|Miami activists want release for 'Liberty City 7'
A Miami activist group is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to call for the immediate release of the Liberty City 7, the 'home-grown terrorists' whom DOJ plans to re-try (but with a '...
|Housing Activists Occupy New Orleans HUD Offices
[Florida Workforce Housing Network http://www.floridaworkforcehousing.net] received an email news release one hour ago that housing activists have taken over the HUD office in New Orleans:
|Florida man launches 'United States Private Dollar'
It's Saturday morning cartoon time. Angel Cruz, a Kissimmee man---Kissimmee is just south of Orlando---is launching 'The United States Private Dollar,' which he claims will rival the U.S. dollar. ...
|Florida Soldier To Sue Army to Stop FIFTH Deployment
Twenty-six-year-old Eric Botta of Port St. Lucie, Fla., has been ordered to report to Fort Jackson, S.C., on July 15 for his fifth wartime deployment. [Amy Driscoll at the Miami ...
|Newest CENTCOM Target Not Iraq but Blogs
[William R. Levesque of the St. Petersburg Times http://www.sptimes.com/2007/02/12/Tampabay/Blogs_are_CentCom_s_n.shtml] has a great story in today's edition about CENTCOM — the U.S. ...
|Miami Torture Trial Will Spotlight U.S. Abuses Abroad
A federal trial in Miami, Fla., will point a great big finger at U.S. abuses in Iraq, Guantanamo and secret CIA prisons abroad. [Reporter Carrie Weimar at the St. Petersburg Times http://www....
|St. Pete, Fla. 'tent town' for homeless turns deadly, police raid
Two weeks ago, in [Jesus is a housing advocate in St. Petersburg, Fla., http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/1/9/4953/41411] I diaried about a "tent town" that crusading Rev. Bruce J. Wright of ...
|Miami’s Umoja Village makes NYT, story will stir your heart
Last month I diaried about [Umoja Village, http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2006/12/6/61739/9136] a “shantytown” settlement in Overtown, the poorest section of Miami, Fla. Yesterday [...
|Maxine Waters to bankers, HUD officials: "stay worried"
Washington,. D.C. --- Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Cal/35) (right), is ...
|Jesus is a housing advocate in St. Petersburg, Fla.
[Florida Workforce Housing Network, http://www.floridaworkforcehousing.net] of which I am a principal, is modeled after DailyKos.com and focuses on affordable workforce housing issues in Florida. ...
|'Third World' Miami is America's future
Rightwing funnyman [Tom Tancredo, http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,162795,00.html] ...
|CREW asked FBI to investigate Foley last July||doorguy||10/03/2006||21||19||-||19|
|Foley on Clinton: 'vile...sexual addiction'||doorguy||10/01/2006||4||4||-||16|
|Katherine Harris 'researching' corrupt cash from Ney||doorguy||09/22/2006||2||5||-||7|
|Affordable 'workforce' housing is a huge issue for Democrats||doorguy||08/28/2006||18||14||-||5|
|A new kind of community blog, modeled on DailyKos.com||doorguy||08/25/2006||14||26||-||134|
|New Fla. law: build workforce homes on contaminated sites||doorguy||06/26/2006||23||10||-||7|
|Katherine Harris' main squeeze bails||doorguy||06/09/2006||21||6||-||-|
|Daily Kos ROCKS in the Chronicle of Higher Education||doorguy||06/02/2006||29||26||2||7|
|Buy a gas guzzler and GM will buy your gas||doorguy||05/24/2006||15||4||-||13|
|Katherine Harris busted again - with Mitchell "Bribe `em all" Wade||doorguy||05/22/2006||23||23||2||159|
|Katherine Harris busted for $2,800 bar tab||doorguy||04/21/2006||57||23||1||33|
|Has Ajax out-teched me?||doorguy||03/13/2006||19||1||-||-|
|Hero of Democracy||doorguy||03/12/2006||1||2||-||8|
|How Danish Cartoons May Save The World||doorguy||02/05/2006||4||5||-||-|
|Who are Harry Reid's Dirty 33?||doorguy||01/19/2006||15||4||-||-|
|How UCLA profs can bury "Bruin Alumni" brownshirts||doorguy||01/18/2006||7||8||1||3|
|10 New Years Diary Writing Resolutions 2006||doorguy||01/01/2006||10||-||-||-|
|dailykos.com and the Reconstruction of America||doorguy||12/08/2005||9||18||1||14|
|Former Fla. Senator kicks Bushass in WaPo OpEd||doorguy||11/20/2005||104||86||3||11|
|Damn torture as U.S. policy||doorguy||11/17/2005||8||1||-||-|
|Who's scarier - bin Laden or Ben Venzke? (and a poll in a bear cage)||doorguy||11/05/2005||5||-||-||23|
|CIA Analyst Wants More $$ to Monitor Blogs||doorguy||10/29/2005||55||10||2||-|
|Orlando, Fla. Republicans pee in Katherine Harris' lemonade||doorguy||10/23/2005||12||17||1||-|
|Choke your chicken, choke your Cheney, choke your Coulter...||doorguy||10/18/2005||5||-||-||-|
|'War Porn' webmaster busted in Florida for obscene material||doorguy||10/08/2005||21||13||-||18|
|Associated Press Isn't Covering Up Dallas Bus Fire Story||doorguy||09/23/2005||14||2||-||-|
|Look at this man's face. He'd dead now.||doorguy||09/21/2005||18||32||-||-|
|I do not "Support Our Troops"||doorguy||09/14/2005||36||28||1||-|
|A Ghost Story||doorguy||09/09/2005||2||-||-||-|
|No Gas in Orlando, Fla.: We're All Prisoners Now||doorguy||09/01/2005||26||11||1||10|
|New Supreme Court Ruling: Big Victory for Environment||doorguy||06/23/2005||41||10||-||7|
|Thinking about murdering cats, need some help||doorguy||06/09/2005||94||3||-||-|
|To be Catholic in Alabama is to be stupid twice||doorguy||05/18/2005||7||4||-||24|
|Vanity Fair Article on Gannon/Guckert Advance Copy||doorguy||05/04/2005||14||5||-||-|
|Visiting Florida? Bring Your Guns||doorguy||04/06/2005||21||3||-||5|
|"Debt purgatory for life" - Wall Street Journal on bankruptcy bill||doorguy||03/11/2005||200||143||-||85|
|Previously unknown Jim Morrison film discovered||doorguy||03/10/2005||2||3||-||-|
|Are bloggers journalists? And, there's a poll...||doorguy||03/09/2005||27||13||-||1|
|Wanted: Witty Political Writers for Collaborative Experiment||doorguy||03/05/2005||56||9||-||-|
|Warning: Liberia Scam not connected to dKos||doorguy||03/04/2005||26||1||-||-|
|PropaGANNON Interview: What Should We Ask?||doorguy||02/27/2005||105||55||-||10|
|St. Pete Times nails Propagannon, blogosphere||doorguy||02/27/2005||19||8||-||-|
|Busting Corporate Media Control in Venezuela||doorguy||02/26/2005||-||8||-||-|
|Corporate Fanzine Barron's Mag Blows MSM Smoke, But Where's the Fire?||doorguy||02/26/2005||3||2||-||-|
|New text line for Open Thread||doorguy||02/23/2005||23||4||-||-|
|Should dKos welcome Republicans, Conservatives?||doorguy||02/21/2005||91||17||-||1|
|Attention Techies: Revenge of the Right Brain||doorguy||02/21/2005||12||7||-||-|
|BREAKING: DRUDGE to ALLUDE to Gannon live? DEVELOPING...||doorguy||02/20/2005||26||9||-||-|
|Beyond RedDan's idea: dKos subscription privileges||doorguy||02/17/2005||70||4||-||1|
|Is Matt Drudge a Gannon "client?"||doorguy||02/16/2005||38||12||-||12|
|Rupert Murdoch's North Korea: Christianized||doorguy||02/02/2005||-||-||-||-|
|Video Game Tech and Next-Gen Killing Machines||doorguy||01/29/2005||31||6||-||-|
|U.S. Iraqi Polling Signs: Danger! Bomb!||doorguy||01/26/2005||7||3||-||-|
|U.S.A. in 2030: Germany Today||doorguy||01/25/2005||18||9||-||-|
|Kristoff in North Korea: Kim Jong Il crazy, dangerous||doorguy||01/23/2005||31||3||-||-|
|Armando nazi can go to hell||doorguy||01/13/2005||124||4||-||5|
|Senate Investigates Pre-Election Hurricane Payoffs in Fla.||doorguy||01/07/2005||10||21||-||9|
|Chondogyo, the nuclear religion of North Korea||doorguy||12/25/2004||6||5||-||7|
|MUST READ for all new dKos members||doorguy||12/21/2004||14||7||-||-|
|Christmas crèches American as apple pie||doorguy||12/16/2004||5||-||-||-|
|Democrats, liberals, progressives and gun control||doorguy||12/09/2004||27||6||-||1|
|Declaration: A New American Holiday||doorguy||11/23/2004||1||1||-||-|
|Imagine Florida Under Water||doorguy||11/19/2004||19||1||-||-|
|dKos and the future of blogging||doorguy||11/09/2004||2||5||-||-|
|Mercy and Murder in Iraq Death||doorguy||11/05/2004||2||-||-||-|
|I Agree With Osama Bin Laden||doorguy||10/29/2004||68||5||-||12|
|Florida investigates early vote intimidation||doorguy||10/23/2004||6||2||-||-|
|800 Vets say no way to Iraq duty||doorguy||10/23/2004||134||85||-||-|
|Wall St. Journal Op-Ed: Big Props for Dean||doorguy||10/20/2004||23||1||-||-|
|Republicans Lure Voters with Pot||doorguy||10/19/2004||10||1||-||-|
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