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| Missing From the Netanyahu Controversy
If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his speech tomorrow before Congress criticizes, as expected, the negotiations by the United States and other nations with Iran over its nuclear ...
|How Democrats Might Have Held the Senate
Democratic senators who are retiring might have prevented the Senate from falling into Republican hands if they had simply postponed their retirements. Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia, Tom Harkin ...
|How to Win in South Dakota
The FBI is still "actively” investigating South Dakota's EB5 “citizenship for sale" program. The investigation "is active but I can't say anything more about it," FBI Minneapolis Division Chief ...
|How to Win in Iowa
Despite the radical, nutty views of Joni Ernst which make Ted Cruz look like a moderate, Bruce Braley is still struggling, and no wonder. He should get the Martha Coakley award for the worst ...
|AN AD TO MAKE IOWA VOTERS THINK
Apparently Iowa voters haven’t realized how far to the right Joni Ernst is. If elected, she would make Ted Cruz look like a moderate. The Braley campaign should be stressing her dangerous, out of ...
|HOW TO SAVE THE DEMOCRATIC SENATE
The senate race in Iowa is turning into an unexpected debacle for the Democrats. Bruce Braley should get the Martha Coakley award for running the worst senate race. Instead of allowing the contest ...
|The Nazis and the Bomb--The Answer
Many explanations have been offered why the Nazis never built an atomic bomb but the man who was at the center of Germany's atomic research did answer the question. Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker ...
|Tell It Like It is
Democrats should label Republicans who voted for the shutdown and default as betrayers of America. The shutdown caused untold suffering, and, according to Standard and Poor’s, cost $24 billion. ...
| John Kerry for President, 2016
John Kerry should run for president in 2016. He has spoken passionately and knowledgeably about Assad’s horrific use of chemical weapons in Syria against more than 1,000 civilians and over 400 ...
|When Changing the Filibuster Succeeded
While Harry Reid hesitates on changing the silent filibuster, he should remember another congressional leader named Reed -- Thomas Reed. In 1890, as Speaker of the House, Reed ended the silent ...
|Cuomo and Bloomberg Are Failing Long Island
Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg are failing the people of the Rockaways, Long Beach, and the South Shore of Long Island.The area was devastated by Hurricane Sandy and there is still no power for ...
|The Real Question
When the spin stops, the commercials fade, the crowds disappear, the question persists: Whom would you rather have as your leader during a hurricane, a war, or after a terrorist attack? President ...
|Murphy Wins Again in CT.Senate Debate,Making it 4 out of 4
Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy easily defeated his Republican challenger Linda McMahon in their final Senate debate yesterday. In answer to practically every question, McMahon resorted to her ...
|Murphy Triumphs Again In CT. Senate Debate
Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy demonstrated statesmanship in Thursday’s debate for the U.S. Senate when confronted with repeated personal attacks from Republican Linda McMahon. For example, ...
|Murphy Triumphs Over McMahon
The first senate debate was held today in Connecticut and the result wasn’t even close. Congressman Chris Murphy came across as knowledgeable and passionate while his opponent, Linda McMahon, ...
| What's the Matter with Wisconsin?
In his groundbreaking book "What's the Matter with Kansas?" Thomas Frank asked how the populist state became so conservative and asked why voters vote against their own self-interest. The same can ...
Today's diary entry,comments, and earlier "New York Times" article omit an important fact.
|Our Double Standard
Why does the right get away with it when criticizing and insulting a Democratic President? But when the left criticizes a Republican President they are smacked down? Is this our national double ...
|Inaugural Committee Hurting Campaign Staffers
The inaugural committee is hurting those who helped elect Obama.
|Solving the Rick Warren Dilemma
Lots of criticism but few solutions to the decision to let Rick Warren give the benediction at Obama's inauguration. See below for a solution that should appease everyone.
|OBAMA IS IRISH
A must see great video. It captures a spirit and a song. Here is the link: OBAMA IS ...
|DON'T OVERLOOK THIS WAY OF STEALING VOTES
Stealing votes? Here's an undocumented possibility that is apparently being overlooked by the traditional media and many election officials.
|Christine Jennings: Righting a Wrong
In 2006, Christine Jennings lost by 369 votes in Florida's 13th District (Sarasota and Tampa). After a court battle, the Republican candidate Vern Buchanan ultimately won although what happened to ...
|The Democrats' Secret Weapon: Two Little Words||jfried||10/19/2006||17||6||-||-|
|North Korea: Democrats Step Up To the Plate||jfried||10/09/2006||18||14||-||7|
|Lamont Needs to Regain Oomph||jfried||10/06/2006||8||-||-||9|
|Congress is a Lynch Mob||jfried||09/28/2006||-||-||-||-|
|Overlooked in the Torture Bill Debate||jfried||09/22/2006||9||13||-||15|
|Voter Turnout: Are the Democrats Sleeping?||jfried||09/10/2006||13||6||-||-|
|Six Questions about Iraq Unreported by the Mainstream Media||jfried||09/06/2006||7||8||1||-|
|A Slogan for the Democrats||jfried||09/04/2006||9||4||-||-|
|The November Election: The Final Days||jfried||07/25/2006||4||4||1||-|
|Time to Laugh||jfried||05/10/2006||1||-||-||-|
|Let's Not Forget Diebold||jfried||05/01/2006||7||7||1||-|
|Scenario: The Immigration Bill||jfried||04/16/2006||1||1||-||-|
|Not Too Late? The California 50th Election||jfried||04/11/2006||9||7||-||1|
|Whatever Happened to the Anger Vote?||jfried||03/27/2006||5||3||-||-|
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