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|That was quick: Steele apologizes to Rush!
The speculation was all over this site today. Michael Steele called Rush's rhetoric "ugly" and Rush ...
|Tucker Carlson booed at CPAC
Our favorite formerly-bowtied (your turn George Will) conservative talking head, Tucker Carlson just lectured the fine upstanding folks at the Conservative Political Action Conference on the need ...
|"Oh God!" Matthews forced to apologize...again
I have a love/hate relationship with watching Chris Matthews. I often find him ridiculous but he gets it right often enough that I can't stop watching. He has destroyed enough of his loony guests ...
|Michael Steele is a GENIUS
I just read the most remarkable thing. Michael Steele, the newly "elected" chairman of the RNC has found a cure for what ails his party of old white men. wait for it.... HIP-HOP! ...
|Chip The Magic Bigot drops out of RNC race!
I have to admit that I didn't see this coming. I was greatly anticipating tomorrow's vote for RNC Chairman. The cast of clowns in that race have proven to be highly entertaining. Unfortunately, one ...
|Just When You Thought It Was Over: Kristol hired by Washington Post
Many of you may already be aware that some of the most wonderful words ever printed appeared in the New York Times today:
|Where's the frickin puppy, Barack?
You can say all the good things about what Barack Obama has done since he became president. Many will say he is about to end the War in Iraq, that he opposed, which I applaud, his end of torture ...
|Bush Pardon Scare Apparently Over
John Yang of MSNBC just came on said that the final wave of Bush pardons was just released and only included 2 names. Border Patrol agents Ramos and ...
|RIP: Patrick McGoohan creator/star of The Prisoner
A weird coincidence just happened to me. I was making a comment about the term The Village in another diary :
|The Sailor's Creed and The Eleven General Orders
Before I get to Boot Camp, I need to learn and memorize a few things. In order to help me, I'm trying to write them down once a day. On a whim, I decided to post them here since people in this ...
|Friday Night Odds & Ends: Music List Edition
I don't have anything on the Odds & Ends front since I've been preoccupied with enlisting in ...
|I'm In The Navy Now
As many of you know, on Monday I signed up to be enlisted in the Navy . Today, it's a done deal.
|Daily Kos Pet Peeves
I admit it: I'm a Daily Kos addict. I spend more time on this site than I should, but probably not as much as some of you. I constantly await replies to my comments and keep refreshing the home page,
|I Joined The Navy Today
Well, it's not official yet. But I'm almost there. I spent 5 hours at the recruiter's office today working out the details. If all goes well, I'll be sworn in on Friday.
|Friday Night Odds & Ends: Woe Is Me Edition
Sorry for not posting last week. I can't remember what I was doing that prevented me from posting. Unfortunately, this week's edition probably won't make up for the lack of a post last week. Oh well.
|Update On My Experience With An Internet Scam
On Saturday, I posted a diary asking advice about what to do when dealing with a weird internet scam. If you didn't read ...
|I Need Advice In Dealing With a Weird Internet Scam
A week ago, I replied to a job posting on Craigslist that was offering a vague cleaning position. I replied inquiring about the work in terms of what needed to be done and what was required.
|Friday Odds & Ends: Snowed In Early Edition
Usually, I post this series on Friday evenings but since I'm worried I may not be able to post later today, I decided to jump the gun. Hopefully, many people who don't tend to hang out on Daily Kos ...
|Meet Elaine Chao - Current Secretary of Labor
Sure, I knew her name. She being the only member of George W. Bush's cabinet still serving in the position originally appointed since 2001. What I don't know is what the hell she's been doing all ...
|Friday Night Odds & Ends: I'm Sick, Have an Open Thread Edition
I've been sick for the past few days so I don't have too many topics tonight. Also, this is another week without a new episode of Get Your War On which is unfortunate. I'm too sick to even get my ...
|MSNBC Drops the Ball: Jay Leno More Important Than Blagojevich
What in tarnation is going on? Here I am watching MSNBC going over the day's hot news about Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's arrest. After showing Patrick Fitzgerald's news conferance, they began ...
|General Eric Shinseki to be VA Secretary. UPDATEDx2 w/ video
Hallelujah! I think everyone here will be satisfied that the AP is reporting that 4 star General Eric Shinseki will be named Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the Obama administration.
|Friday Night Odds & Ends: Party Like It's 1932 Edition
I didn't get around to posting an entry last Friday so I'll try to make this one extra special. I've got a bunch of items I would have used last week as well as stuff from this week. Think of this ...
|I Just Helped Bankrupt the Mormon Church
A few days ago, our favorite gay sex-advice columnist, Dan Savage presented a great idea. You can order a free copy of The Book Of Mormon and it will be hand-delivered to your door by actual Mormons.
|Friday Night Odds & Ends: Yoga and Heroin Edition
Last week, I premiered my new Friday Night Odds & Ends series. I will use this forum to round up some news items that you may have missed this week as well as some pop culture tidbits for your ...
|Friday Night Odds & Ends
I've decided to start a new weekly series in the spirit of many others who post on Daily Kos. Every Friday evening, I intend to start a good-natured and laid back stroll through some news and ...
|Hilarious: Obama roasts Emanuel in 2005
Today, while bippity bopping on the net tonight, I came across a video of brand-new senator Barack Obama roasting Rahm Emanuel at a charity fundraiser for epilepsy in 2005.
|Goodbye to All That!
Finally. After two long years of banging our heads against the wall and threatening to break our televisions, we can finally look past some of the most irritating people, ideas and memes that we've ...
|Socialism in America?
We've all heard the accusations from the wingnuts that Obama is a socialist. What are they basing this on? Why does socialism scare them? Do they even understand what socialism is and why they ...
|It's all Newt Gingrich's fault...really. (Updated x 2)
Last night, Rachel Maddow had a segment about the lack of real leadership in the Republican party. Bush couldn't sway enough votes, neither could McCain or Boehner. She made the claim that Eric ...
|Palin proposes Obama's Transparency Bill (UPDATED x2)
Sarah Palin is at it again. She makes the claim that Barack Obama hasn't "lifted his finger to help." She and John McCain have also repeatedly spoken of Obama's inability to work in a bi-partisan ...
|The Ballad of John McCain
Let's hold our heads high tonight folks. My friends, they say every cloud has a silver lining. Well, the economy is in shambles and is likely to get worse very soon but we may all rest a little ...
|Obama is using my talking point!
A little while ago, I posted a comment on another ...
|History repeats itself: Bush & Dukakis debate Quayle (video)
I was perusing Youtube this evening looking for clips of previous Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates. Most everyone here knows about the infamous putdown of Dan Quayle by Lloyd Bentsen. ...
|Are we seeing a call for a new Culture War?
Last night we watched Mitt Romney attack Washington as liberal! Bush/Cheney? Liberal! Giuliani, former mayor of New Yawk City, attacked Obama as "cosmopolitan." Did we watch a -repeat- update of ...
|Rush Limbaugh was right.
During the early weeks of the Republican primaries, Rush Limbaugh made some prominent statements that if McCain won the nomination, he would destroy the Republican primary. Let's ...
|Sarah Palin is McCain's gift to all of us. (UPDATED)
Let's all give John McCain a round of applause. He may have just delivered the election to Obama with his VP selection.
|What exactly is Wasilla's population? (UPDATED)
Like most of you, I've been reading many articles on Sarah Palin. One thing I've noticed is that the population of the town she's from seems to fluctuate. Has anyone else noticed this? Not that ...
|Clinton & Spitzer: What it means to be a "fighter" w/Poll
It has occurred to me that Hillary Clinton and Eliot Spitzer share a certain quality that I haven't heard expressed. Both of them positioned themselves as fighters. What led Spitzer to his downfall, ...
|"Optimism is America" - Chris Matthews
Today, I have been noticing new promo spots on MSNBC featuring some of their notable anchors. Brian Williams, Tim Russert and Chris Matthews have all made short segments promoting their network's ...
|The Politics of Personal Destruction
On February 9th, I stood up at my caucus and made my case for Barack Obama. One of the things I said was that it's about time we had a president with the honesty and integrity the office demands. ...
|Fallout from Hillary's Angry Tirade w/Poll
Yesterday, I flipped on CNN to find Hillary Clinton ranting and raving about some direct mail pieces that Obama had sent to Ohio voters and I was stunned at what I saw. I watched it again and again ...
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