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Republicans less bad at losing voters
Alas: I note apparent voter turnout in top of ticket races, 2014 and 2010. Top of ticket is usually governor. Republican: 40,934,236, down 5.9% from the party’s 2010 total of 43,507,666. ...
phillies 12/25/2014 9 3 - -
Bárðarbunga eruption
As the illustrious Rei appears sadly to have left us, I have searched for reports. http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=5315 appears to be moderately up to date. Apparently weather hinders direct ...
phillies 12/22/2014 22 32 - -
Tomorrow:March Against Police Brutality
You can find local links on Facebook, but this one appears to be the core https://www.facebook.com/CopBlocksMMAPB The event was scheduled a very long time ago, for tomorrow. I posted on this a ...
phillies 11/30/2014 5 1 - -
National March Against Police Brutality
I find on the internet that CopBlock and Official Anonymous Florida say that they are organizing a Million March Against Police Brutality. The target date is December 1. This apparently started as a ...
phillies 08/10/2014 4 8 2 -
Impeach Clapper and Alexander
The advantage of having a political PAC is that you can do political advertising. As we raise money, you may be seeing more messages like the following. There will also be ads with graphics. You ...
phillies 02/05/2014 6 5 - -
Simple Question for the White House
Suppose you get your Congressional authorization and start firing cruise missiles at Syria, as is I gather your plan. If the Syrian antiaircraft defenses engage them, you have a variety of ways to ...
phillies 09/04/2013 22 - - -
8/31 Anti-War Rallies Go Viral
On Saturday, August 31st, rallies are scheduled across the United States against the War on Syria. I have compiled a partial list below the orange maze. The following list is probably very ...
phillies 08/30/2013 7 18 1 -
Impeach the FISC Twelve
The eleven members of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and the Chief Justice who appoints them should be impeached by the House, tried and convicted by the Senate, and removed from office.
phillies 08/17/2013 27 7 1 -
Poll on NSA/Conyers-Amash Amendment
As these are progressive Democratic pages, I give credit above first to the progressive Co-Sponsor. There is considerable controversy over the Amendment of Congressmen Amash and Conyers, an ...
phillies 07/27/2013 28 5 - -
Former CIA Milan Office Chief Arrested
NOT SNARK! (With Updates) You can run, but you can't hide. (The CIA has many chiefs, but one Director. This fellow was not the Director.) The former chief of the Milan CIA Office, Robert Seldon ...
phillies 07/18/2013 176 120 2 -
A simple question on the NSA
I will not waste vast amounts of space repeating what most people have read at great length. I am phrasing my question to refer to the NSA, though doubtless there is an alphabet soup of government ...
phillies 07/07/2013 3 1 - -
NSA Spying - Incoming Catastrophe
Kudos to agnostic for Church of Ineffable Stupidity www.dailykos.com/story/2013/07/04/1221271/-Are-European-balls-bigger-than-ours who previously picked up on part of this story: Most of us for ...
phillies 07/04/2013 12 4 - -
Restore the Fourth
Please forward: Restore the Fourth is a grassroots, non-partisan, non-violent movement that seeks to organize and assemble nationwide protests on July 4th, 2013. Protesters in over 100 cities ...
phillies 06/30/2013 14 7 - -
Equador offers US Anti-Torture Foreign Aid
Kudos to the Equadorian Government for standing up for your sovereignty, not to mention a truly brilliant press coup. To Equadorian taxpayers, I have the good news that your generous charitable ...
phillies 06/27/2013 3 5 - -
Snowden is a Great Patriot
He is defending We the People from Our enemies, the people who are spying on us and monitoring us and video surveilling us. (and, at the end, I will explain that President Obama got this right.) ...
phillies 06/24/2013 11 4 - -
Other Industries in the NSA Tank?
Readers will be aware that for quite some time the NSA has been secretly been copying all sorts of telecomms traffic. One also sees reports that well before secret court orders became commonplace ...
phillies 06/20/2013 1 - - -
Restore the Fourth
Restore the Fourth is an emerging political movement. The government is spying on the people. Many people are justly outraged. There is now a huge political outreach opportunity. For those of you ...
phillies 06/10/2013 1 3 - -
Stockholders - Help Save America!
Around half of all Americans, including many Kossacks, are stockholders. If you are, you have three ways to help save America from the surveillance state. Why? The surveillance state endangers ...
phillies 06/07/2013 4 2 - -
Constitution Always Applies
Our Constitution has no emergency exceptions in the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights always applies, period. Let me remind readers of why we had the Miranda decision. We have a biographic ...
phillies 04/27/2013 21 5 - -
Is Obama Killing Chained CPI?
To wit, did he propose it, knowing that the Republicans are much like Pavlov's dogs, only not so bright, and the moment he proposed something they could be counted on to reject it? That would be a ...
phillies 04/13/2013 16 1 - -
Real National Security Threats
The following list below the fold is a serious list of actual threats to our national security, most of which you will not find on your evening news no matter who you watch. By the way, the list is ...
phillies 01/05/2013 1 1 - -
Secession Petition
The following remarks are going to be quite different from those that have been made before. I begin by reminding readers of our First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. It reads Congress shall ...
phillies 11/13/2012 20 2 - -
MT-Sen $500K PAC Money to Libertarian
Independent Political Report reports http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2012/10/democratic-group-in-mt-buys-ads-for-lp/ that the Democratic-Leaning Hunters and Anglers leadership PAC is ...
phillies 10/29/2012 3 6 - -
Early voting
I have found a number of bits of information on early voting, links thereto, and a little data on 2008 comparisons. Credit goes mostly to the fine folks at USElection.org, their forum columns, but ...
phillies 09/29/2012 3 5 - 81
Rasmussen Saturday - Obama +2
Yes, there has been a bit of a swing. Recalling that the same pollster had iirc that other dude at +3, we seem to have a 5 point swing with time to go. It was a well-done convention. Most ...
phillies 09/08/2012 18 12 - 244
Criticize Paul, Get Death Threat
Yes, we have rules here, but this was a death threat against *me*. On linkedin.com, on the Libertarian Party list, there appeared someone asking if we would consider re-registering Republican and ...
phillies 01/09/2012 13 3 - 214
Congressman Paul on Teenage Birth Control
Occasionally you find a Republican politician who has gone very very far off the deep edge on an issue. Here we have Paul, writing in his Ron Paul Survival Report, on the topic of teenage birth ...
phillies 09/18/2011 15 6 - 221
FBI at It Again
Keeping tabs on antiwar organizations. I am presented with a stack of documents, most related to the September 11 air piracy attacks, but also including considerable highly redacted evidence ...
phillies 08/22/2011 10 10 - 143
Aurora CO Would Let Corporation Vote
It's actually a press release from opponents, from a third political party, but if you are concerned about letting corporations be people you may be interested in reading about a logical consequence ...
phillies 08/18/2011 9 5 - 139
There is no guarantee
That there is any solution to the debt problem that can be ratified by the House, ratified by the Senate, and avoid a Presidential veto. I would prefer that there was, but there is no *guarantee*. ...
phillies 07/28/2011 3 - - 25
The actual budget issue
Mark Summer gives us the question that many readers will view as sensible: "I've ...
phillies 07/17/2011 4 1 - 22
The Libertarian Future is Here
and Republicans have only bad news incoming. But if you dislike Republicans, it's good news for you, too. The following is a libertarian take on the Pew analysis, giving a slightly different ...
phillies 06/01/2011 24 7 - 130
Merry Christmas Open Thread
The message being that this is the holiday season, and perhaps for a day or so we can take a holiday from vitriol, political differences, distemper, and reflect on the notion that some things have ...
phillies 12/24/2010 2 - - 40
Green Party National Finances Way Down
Some readers will perhaps recall assertions that the Green Party had an effect on the 2000 election. It is then possibly of mild interest to ask where they have gone since. Yes, I do recall the ...
phillies 12/05/2010 20 2 - 44
Wikileaks: What Does Obama Want To Hide?
Today's dose is from the Confidential/NoForm cables as currently released and available to the public. What do we see? An Afghan war that we are losing, as witness quotes. An American Ambassador ...
phillies 12/03/2010 22 6 - 39
Republicans Support TSA Race Profiling
Only Republicans support Racial profiling as a TSA step I am more than a bit annoyed, and toward the end am waxing Olbermanical. Courtesy of Greg Sargent's Washington Post Plum Line http://voices....
phillies 11/25/2010 4 6 - 81
National Protests of FBI Anti-AntiWar Raids
SUMMARY: All links below fold. Last week, the FBI raided the homes and office of antiwar activists in Minneapolis and other midwest locations, and by some reports also had actions in California and ...
phillies 09/26/2010 54 13 - 127
New Wikileaks video
which may well have been covered, but seems worth mentioning again. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kelmEZe8whI It's WikiLeaks' Collateral Murder: U.S. Soldier Ethan McCord's Eyewitness Story It ...
phillies 08/14/2010 6 9 - 49
Stop Prop 14
unless you really, really want more Republican Governors of California. Why? California Proposition 14 changes the election laws in California. If it passes, there will be a single primary ballot ...
phillies 05/24/2010 13 8 1 49
Brown Supporters Threaten Kennedy
Joe Kennedy is running against Martha Coakley and Scott Brown for the vacant U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts. The Special Election is this coming Tuesday. The following messages from Joe ...
phillies 01/14/2010 14 22 - 99
More signs you are a not a Libertarian
or that you are a creeping cryptolibertarian (see #14) infiltrating Daily Kos. (Me? I'm the real thing.) To protect the innocent, see below fold.
phillies 08/30/2009 11 4 1 94
List of Town Halls of Both Parties
As emailed to me by FaxDC.com. (I didn't ask for it, and they want it circulated; they get their wish.) Note that this is the list that includes Republicans as well as Democrats, because someone ...
phillies 08/19/2009 6 6 1 4
How We Can Help the Iranian People
Notwithstanding we are ill-positioned to express our support for a republican form of elective government with honest elections, there are indeed things that we can do to assist the Iranian people. I'
phillies 06/17/2009 8 6 2 9
Sundwall Endorses Murphy
Those of you following the race between Scott Murphy and the Republican carpetbagger in NY 20 will have heard, perhaps, that there was briefly a Libertarian in the race, my good friend Eric Sundwall.
phillies 03/27/2009 6 4 - 10
Important Part of Palin Spending Spree Report
While acknowledging the prior report from dansac Palin Spending Spree , the important part of that story seems to have ...
phillies 11/05/2008 63 39 - 30
Guam!
While Guam does not have any electoral votes they do have an advisory referendum. In 2004 Bush carried Guam by nearly 2-1, for no actual effect. It is now Wednesday morning in Guam, and the ...
phillies 11/04/2008 15 3 - 12
Help Defeat Prop 8
Recognizing that some readers will want to reason with undecided CA voters, and convince them that 0pposition to proposition 8 is not just from progressive Democrats, I give you a thought, and a ...
phillies 10/27/2008 3 7 - 1
Zero Reserve Banking?
I am neither an attorney nor an expert on the law. The below the fold material was sent to me by a Boston-area attorney whom I greatly respect. I will allow the fiscal experts here (hi, Bonddad) ...
phillies 09/28/2008 10 6 1 14
Tell Congress: Just Say No!
A petition urging Congress to reject the bailout. Let's send Congress and the press the message. (And, yes, I can and will push a press ...
phillies 09/25/2008 4 1 - -
Shut out the empty heads
The candidates agree on a debate, set the format, name topics, and have a member of their party run the operation. The format is then executed. You can always put it out on the internet if networks ...
phillies 04/17/2008 1 - 1 -
Torture--The Crime against Civilization
At the South Carolina debate, Republican candidates were asked if they would use torture to interrogate prisoners. We can be delighted to learn that torturing people hurts us with world opinion, or ...
phillies 05/22/2007 6 7 1 -
Bush has a nastier option
An option that he has used many times before. Bush can appear on television with his signing pen, and sign into law the special appropriation funding the troops in Iraq. Having done this, he has ...
phillies 03/28/2007 39 7 1 -
Force a War Emergency Tax
A fundamental feature of legislative systems is that you get to propose amendments, even to legislation you oppose. It might be better not to spend money at all. It is still legitimate to amend ...
phillies 01/05/2007 22 13 - 3
Broken: We Have Passed 3000 Dead in Iraq
according to the total reported by http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraq_casualties.htm Peace with Iraq For three thousand Americans, their relatives, and their families, peace with ...
phillies 12/29/2006 12 18 1 -
The Little Party That Saved America
And while Americans are justly primarily thankful to the Democratic party candidates who won, it remains also true: Having gone on at considerable length about ...
phillies 11/23/2006 12 6 - 1
A simpler mockumentary solution
phillies 09/07/2006 6 4 - -
End the Rape of Iraq
phillies 07/19/2006 3 1 - -
2500 Died for Bush's Lies
phillies 06/15/2006 5 5 - -
Divestiture, the Repeat Solution?
phillies 05/27/2006 6 2 1 140
'Legal Phonetaps' can still cause litigation
phillies 05/11/2006 5 2 - -
Full Corporate Disclosure
phillies 04/30/2006 2 2 2 -
Law Review Volume on Torture
phillies 04/25/2006 2 5 1 -
Another Cause of Dysfunctional Government
phillies 04/01/2006 1 - - -
Trade Deficit hits record
phillies 03/09/2006 3 2 1 -
Impeach Hayden
phillies 01/27/2006 3 4 - -
Bush, the Weak Coward
phillies 12/11/2005 2 1 - -
Lieberman calls for war cabinet
phillies 12/07/2005 11 2 - -
9/21/01 PDB The Other Story
phillies 11/22/2005 6 8 - -
Senate votes 97-0 for more war
phillies 11/01/2005 16 3 - -
Amherst, MA Noon-5 Sunday
phillies 09/24/2005 1 4 - -
Hurricane Katrina Open Thread
phillies 08/28/2005 10 4 - -
Gilchrist to Run for Cox Seat CA-48
phillies 08/20/2005 22 1 - -
Rally Against the War on Iraq
phillies 08/03/2005 4 - - -
Extraordinary Rendition Is a Crime
phillies 07/30/2005 1 3 - -
Civilian Interrogators at Guantanamo
phillies 07/29/2005 - 2 - -
White House Press Briefing at 12:30
phillies 07/28/2005 17 5 - -
Today's White HousePress briefing 12:30
phillies 07/13/2005 74 16 - -
A bit of reading project report
phillies 07/11/2005 2 2 - -
Benchmark Tests Progressives: Withdraw Now! Say Libertarians
phillies 06/29/2005 7 7 - -
The Susan Hu Reading Project
phillies 06/21/2005 3 8 - -
The Susan Hu Reading Project
phillies 06/14/2005 2 8 - -
Susan Hu's FOIA Reading Project The ACLU Documents
phillies 06/09/2005 3 7 - 11
Progress on Susan Hu's FOIA Reading Project
phillies 06/08/2005 2 13 - -
Saving Susan Hu
phillies 05/31/2005 3 7 - -
The Unbelievable Burden on Susan Hu
phillies 05/30/2005 28 203 - 15
Fix Television News
phillies 05/29/2005 3 - - -
US Army Geneva Convention Training-Real Notes
phillies 05/28/2005 3 7 - -
Potential Action with respect to Iraq
phillies 05/25/2005 - 1 - -
Sensenbrenner --Apostle of Neofascism
phillies 05/22/2005 12 8 - -
Turkey Invades Kurdish Iraq(?)
phillies 05/19/2005 10 6 - -
Two Old Books
phillies 04/24/2005 11 3 - -
Time to Go, Republicans!
phillies 04/15/2005 1 2 - -
Bush to Destroy Canada/Mexico Tourism
phillies 04/06/2005 66 8 - -
Who Would Jesus Torture?
phillies 04/02/2005 4 4 - 9
Bush's Social Security Plan: Building Communism the American Way
phillies 03/14/2005 2 2 - -
Wingnuts Incite to Have Us Killed
phillies 02/22/2005 5 5 - -
War With Syria Approaching?
phillies 02/15/2005 33 - - -
Bush's SS Plan Builds a Corporate Socialist State
phillies 02/12/2005 4 8 - -
Coalition Losses: 156 Dead Combatants This Week
phillies 02/08/2005 4 - - -
Alabama Proportional Representation
phillies 01/31/2005 12 3 - -
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