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|Calvin Trillin on Bush and Putin
For me this pretty much summed it up. Where was John McCain when this was happening? Bush and Putin talk together, To each other's charms succumb. Bush thinks Putin can be trusted. Putin thinks ...
|China's Take on Happenings in the Ukraine
It has taken until today for China to react officially to the Russia's sending of troops into the Crimea. I was curious what China's position would be, since it jealously defends its territorial ...
|Wingnut Welfare Recipient Dinesh D'Souza Indicted for Campaign Finance Fraud
This is going to be a very short diary. Long-time right wing pundit, lifetime recipient of wingnut welfare (going back to his days at the Dartmouth Review) Dinesh D'Souza has been indicted in New ...
|Here's to the Republicans
They never give up and they fight hard no matter what the odds. What happened in Virginia's governor's race is a good example. The polls had McAuliffe an average of more than seven points ahead. ...
|Grayson Wins in FL?
Just saw on the screen that MSNBC projects Alan Grayson as winning back his house seat. If so, that's great news and a ...
|FBI Raids Home of Top Scott Walker Aide
The F.B.I. has served a search warrant on a top aide to Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker. The aide is Cynthia Archer, who had been one of Walker's top aides while he was Milwaukee County Executive.
|Al Gore Comes Out Swinging at Obama
I was wondering when or whether this might happen. I guess one of the benefits of being retired from electoral politics is that it gives you a little independence. I a show of resolve that he never ...
|Matt Stoller on What Schneiderman tells us About Obama and Ourselves
Usually it is the great bobswern who brings us news from the pages of Naked Capitalism. But I don't see one of his posts up today, so I thought I would bring today's readers one of the best pieces ...
|Walker Favors Gun Control
The list of items banned from the Wisconsin Capitol building is somewhat astounding. Easels? Crockpots? Massage Chairs? Vuvuzelas. Easy to understand how things like that would be threatening ...
|Another Brilliant Move by Jerry Brown
Jerry and Meg met again this week at a women's conference. Matt Lauer moderated it. Brown punked Whitman in brilliant fashion. He made her look really bad. And that's fun to watch. But the video ...
|Jerry Brown's Great New Ad
It's been gratifying to see that Jerry Brown is pulling away from Meg Whitman in the race for California's governor. Most people seem to focus on what Whitman has done wrong -- her troubles with her ...
|WI-Senate: Thompson Won't Run Against Feingold
Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson announced today that he will not be running against incumbent senator Russ Feingold. Thompson's announcement appears to put Feingold's seat in "safe-for-the-...
|Is Pelosi Too Effective to be a San Franciscan?
In the wake of Nancy Pelosi's success in getting health insurance reform through Congress, pundits still can't resist punching phantom hippies. Today's Abbreviated Pundit Roundup featured a column ...
|John Ensign a Resource in Hard Times
The Rachel Maddow Show last night detailed how John Ensign's parents had each written $12,000 checks to Senator Ensign's mistress, to her husband, and to each of two of their children. These were ...
|Will Clinton Denounce Pedophilia's Crooner?
According to the [San Francisco Chronicle http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/03/30/politics/p130937D79.DTL&hw=Hillary+Clinton+Rolling+Stones&sn=001&sc=1000], Hillary Clinton is a "...
|Clinton Admin Sold Out Ozone Layer to Pass NAFTA
In 1993 it was questionable whether Bill Clinton would have the votes to get the North American Free Trade Agreement through Congress. So he did something he almost never did for any other cause. ...
|Obama's Bi-Partisanship and Nuclear Power
Barak Obama sold out his constituents to the nation's largest operator of nuclear plants -- and one of his major contributors. The typical Washington cave-in happened when Obama's constituents were ...
|Fitzgerald Indicts Obama Patron
It's not as if Obama is in the same league as Duke Cunningham, but it doesn't really look good. Chicago real estate connecto Tony Rezko gave Obama some really timely help in buying a fancy, very ...
|DeLong on Clinton and Health Care Reform
For those of you who are interested, Brad DeLong has reincarnated an [old piece http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2007/10/hoisted-from--1.html] he wrote on the Clinton Administration's attempt to reform ...
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|Billmon's Back With Flair||kaleidescope||01/11/2006||4||2||1||70|
|Bringing Sheehan Local: What Experience Means||kaleidescope||08/16/2005||-||-||-||2|
|Delay: The Next Corrupt Shoe Drops||kaleidescope||05/06/2005||3||6||-||4|
|Billmon Surfaces in Best Blog Thread Ever||kaleidescope||12/22/2004||8||4||-||2|
|El Chimpo Splashes Giant NYC Billboard||kaleidescope||12/21/2004||4||1||-||3|
|WaPo Mouths Bushco on Vote Fraud||kaleidescope||10/21/2004||1||-||-||1|
|My First Diary||kaleidescope||10/10/2004||5||5||-||8|
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