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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 ...
doorguy 02/11/2014 94 418 2 -
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 ...
doorguy 12/12/2011 82 321 7 1089
Blackbeard the Pirate & the Birth of Liberal Democracy
(Disclaimer: I have a minor (research) role in ...
doorguy 09/07/2009 16 15 4 225
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. ...
doorguy 12/14/2008 68 33 - 27
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 ...
doorguy 11/22/2008 31 19 - 234
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 ...
doorguy 11/03/2008 4 9 - 23
In Honor of Columbus Day
In 2000 and again in 2004, my wife and I traveled to San Cristobal de ...
doorguy 10/13/2008 56 27 2 169
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.
doorguy 10/07/2008 29 49 1 187
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, ...
doorguy 09/25/2008 6 4 - -
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 ...
doorguy 09/23/2008 10 4 - 26
Why isn't America buying houses?
U.S. Treasury Sec. Paulson says lenders sought 1.5 million home foreclosures last year. In March, Paulson ...
doorguy 09/22/2008 20 4 - -
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 ...
doorguy 09/20/2008 4 2 - 6
GOP's Vee Pee Candi Vamps Viagratown
Or, The Mystery, Passion, and Resurrection of Our Lord Sarah Palin, Her Ascension into Paradise...
doorguy 09/20/2008 7 7 - 9
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.
doorguy 09/12/2008 6 13 - 1
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 ...
doorguy 08/12/2008 1 2 - 2
Army vet, KBR mercenary America’s newest terrorist bomber
The Orlando Sentinel posted a story late yesterday about Kevin Brown, arrested ...
doorguy 04/02/2008 14 10 - 1
It's not just Mississippi turning...
My ancestors probably played a leading role in one of the first ...
doorguy 03/12/2008 9 17 2 5
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&...
doorguy 02/16/2008 91 2 - 23
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 (...
doorguy 12/25/2007 21 21 2 23
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 '...
doorguy 12/23/2007 3 7 - -
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:
doorguy 08/31/2007 9 12 - -
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. ...
doorguy 08/25/2007 11 3 - 40
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 ...
doorguy 07/08/2007 151 268 - 50
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. ...
doorguy 02/12/2007 3 4 - -
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....
doorguy 02/06/2007 4 8 - 6
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 ...
doorguy 01/20/2007 41 25 2 36
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 [...
doorguy 01/16/2007 3 3 - 36
Maxine Waters to bankers, HUD officials: "stay worried"
Washington,. D.C. --- Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Cal/35) (right), is ...
doorguy 01/10/2007 16 22 2 24
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. ...
doorguy 01/09/2007 4 7 - 44
'Third World' Miami is America's future
Rightwing funnyman [Tom Tancredo, http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,162795,00.html] ...
doorguy 12/06/2006 11 18 1 84
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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