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Senate Dems Choose Climate Delayer
When it comes to climate change delay is denial. Anyone who does not acknowledge that immediate steps must be taken to dramatically reduce emissions is by implication denying the scientific fact ...
play jurist 02/12/2014 17 11 - -
HELP NEEDED: 3 Blockaders Arrested for Stopping Climate Change
Three Tar Sands Blockaders were arrested this morning after two of them barricaded themselves inside the Keystone XL pipeline which is under construction in Texas: Our 3 brave friends that ...
play jurist 12/04/2012 8 3 - -
The Founding Progressives
I'm not one for deification. I don't worship gods, let alone men. So, I'm always a bit put off by the way the views of the founders are represented as some kind of infallible revelation. As Thomas ...
play jurist 07/04/2012 3 8 - 58
The War on Terrorism is Over
Department of Defense officials announced today that the War on Terrorism is over. We will begin an immediate draw down of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Officials pledged to support the ...
play jurist 09/11/2011 2 1 - 20
Read the dang constitution: The buck stops at Boehner.
Many on both sides of the political spectrum want to point fingers at Obama for the government's failure to pass a jobs bill that raises the revenues needed to get people to work now while ...
play jurist 08/12/2011 7 7 - 71
Estamos unidos para amnistia. Si se puede.
I grew up in the outer Chicago suburbs. During the 80s and 90s there was some racial tension, not terribly serious, as successful, hard working immigrant families moved into some of the older ...
play jurist 05/28/2010 19 7 - 27
Dear burnitdownists,
I'm reading lots of folks around here that are prepared to give the Reps the Waterloo they've been hoping for, to derail the progressive agenda because health care reform may not include their every ...
play jurist 12/16/2009 41 6 1 55
Stimulus FAIL: subsidizing CO2 pollution.
Let me start by saying that I give the president, whom I caucused for in Iowa and supported throughout, a B so far and think he's doing a reasonably good job overall. Let me add that I know that ...
play jurist 05/12/2009 24 - - 14
Jumpstarting the green economy.
There's been a lot of rhetoric of late about creating green collar jobs, but I don't see concrete and specific steps being taken that apply this way of thinking about economic stimulus to our ...
play jurist 11/20/2008 23 4 - 4
Speak loudly & throw out all your sticks.
McCain has won praise from the media for all of his bluster and tough talk on Russia. These are the folks he refers to as "my base" and that have cozied up with the Senator for bbq at his private ...
play jurist 08/20/2008 4 2 - 3
Our fair Iowa City
Some of the wingnut persuasion have called us "The People's Republic of Iowa City". To other haters it's "San Fransisco on the Iowa River". Fortunately, wingnuts and haters aren't too powerful ...
play jurist 06/16/2008 18 14 1 29
How high is the water papa? A report from Iowa City.
We had more rain today and more is expected tomorrow but after that it's supposed to be dry for at least 4 or 5 days straight. That's especially good news for our neighbors on the Cedar River in ...
play jurist 06/14/2008 16 20 - 239
Typical Clinton Supporters
There's a kind of intellectual trap that is very easy to fall into. Humans, for reasons of cognitive economy I believe, tend to think about each other in terms of types. This is useful but ...
play jurist 06/02/2008 12 6 - 4
McCain camp invokes the notorious meaning of "is".
A lot can hinge on the meaning of 'is'. I think it was Bertrand Russell who said that most philosophical problems are confusions of the 'is' of predication, the 'is' of identity, and the 'is'
play jurist 05/30/2008 13 10 - 5
Obama "gaffe" on family story about uncle. UPDATED.
Here we go. In remarks on Memorial Day, Obama related a story about an uncle who returned from WW2 with PTSD. Obama said that the uncle was one of the soldiers who first entered Auschwitz. This ...
play jurist 05/27/2008 195 9 3 22
Hillary brings home the bacon.
A new report from Taxpayers for Common Sense places Hillary Clinton in the top 10% in the Senate in pork, while Barack Obama places in the bottom 25%. In terms of securing earmarks, ...
play jurist 02/15/2008 13 6 - 10
Hillary finds her voice. Surrogates tell workers to STFU.
The Clintons have so far refused to call off their surrogates that have pushed forward this suit to take away caucus sites from workers because their union endorsed Obama. In fact, Bill Clinton is ...
play jurist 01/15/2008 26 26 1 4
Commitment to civil rights.
“To say that there is a pattern of racist comments coming out of the Hillary campaign is ridiculous,” said Ohio Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones. “ All of the world ...
play jurist 01/11/2008 12 6 - 4
Which of my hopes are false?
For a moment, before launching into some of her stock talking point attacks on Obama, Hillary showed a side that we have not seen and it seems to have helped her win a narrow victory in New Hampshire.
play jurist 01/10/2008 39 4 - 3
Obama hits Edwards on campaign ethics.
A new memo from the Obama campaign discusses the way the Edwards and Clinton campaigns are being run. In this diary I will focus on the points made regarding Edwards. The memo strongly suggests ...
play jurist 12/30/2007 197 10 - 7
Obama: talking toy safety with a track record to back it up.
This year, parents are a little nervous about what they're putting under the Christmas tree. Campaigning in Iowa, Obama discussed what he would do as president to ensure that toys are safe for kids:
play jurist 12/24/2007 52 21 - 26
Hillary says Obama and Edwards aren't "up to speed" on FP.
Speaking today about why she thinks she's more qualified to be president, Hillary Clinton alleged that Edwards and Obama would need to get "up to speed" on foreign policy and that she would not. ...
play jurist 12/20/2007 143 23 1 1
No Surprises?
Hillary Clinton has said that she has been fully vetted and there will be no surprises if she emerges from her struggling campaign to win the nomination. However, whether through their own fault or ...
play jurist 12/15/2007 13 16 - 12
Wes Clark: "but, but. . . he started it."
Hillary Clinton's campaign surrogate is continuing her Kindergarten theme claiming that Hillary's recent backfiring attacks on Obama are ok because Obama allegedly started it. Clark's assertion is ...
play jurist 12/06/2007 26 6 - 9
Obama Advocate Interview
In an interview with The Advocate, Barack Obama is defending his track record of standing up for LGBT rights. I think that many of the things that McClurkin has said are reprehensible. Kredwyn's ...
play jurist 10/29/2007 290 33 1 20
Contractors: Obama's track record on transparency and accountability.
Sparks are flying over the revelation that Hillary's pollster and spokesman Mark Penn's PR firm has been advising Blackwater on how to deal with Congressional inquiries. With Blackwater making ...
play jurist 10/06/2007 72 103 - 25
Is Edwards Still Learning From His Mistakes?
I want to preface this diary by stating that I understand I'm making a tough point on a tough issue and that many Edwards supporters are not going to like what I have to say. Nevertheless, I think ...
play jurist 09/27/2007 55 5 - -
Hillary Clinton: afraid of the world stage, righty rhetoric, or just uncharitable?
A controversy over statements made in the youtube debate is stirring. For indicating that he would reverse Bush policy and meet with world leaders of possibly or perceived hostile nations, Barack ...
play jurist 07/25/2007 55 6 - 29
Currently, I'm for Obama. Here's why.
I think he's got the deepest understanding of the Constitution and an enacted commitment to democracy. Bush has been trashing the constitution and it will help to have a constitutional scholar put ...
play jurist 06/01/2007 33 15 - 1
Petroleum Geologists Debate Climate
The American Association of Petroleum Geologists has an obvious institutional interest in denying influence of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions on the greenhouse effect. In the past, these ...
play jurist 05/13/2007 8 7 - 10
Libertarians Love Rawls
I had no idea.� David Brink's recent article "Liberaltarians" has sparked some interesting discussion at the CATO ...
play jurist 12/11/2006 15 6 2 1
Did Clinton Fail?
play jurist 09/11/2006 52 3 - -
Philosophy for Kossacks: Are Rights Contingent?
play jurist 09/07/2006 18 2 - -
Biofuels the Answer?
play jurist 08/02/2006 62 7 - -
Philosophy for Kossacks: There is no God.
play jurist 07/17/2006 159 11 - -
Proportionality Principle (With Poll)
play jurist 07/13/2006 7 3 - 1
The Denial of Secularism is Dominionism
play jurist 07/05/2006 2 8 - 34
Congressional Climate Change Deniers Attack AP and Gore
play jurist 06/28/2006 22 31 1 39
Local Heros: My heros are my family.
play jurist 06/18/2006 3 4 - -
NOAA replies to my email
play jurist 06/15/2006 5 15 - 8
Another Gore Hit Piece Distorts Scientific Publications
play jurist 06/02/2006 14 23 2 9
Dulce Et Decorum Est
play jurist 05/29/2006 5 8 - -
Gore's Movie Reviewed on Slate
play jurist 05/26/2006 11 3 1 -
Myth: There's Two Sides to Every Story
play jurist 05/24/2006 14 11 - -
On Secrecy and Democracy
play jurist 05/12/2006 4 3 2 -
A Slap in the Face
play jurist 05/10/2006 1 2 - 9
Kennedy: (both of you) GET A CLUE on Cape Wind
play jurist 05/09/2006 85 13 4 4
Hitch-Cole Affair: Still No Slate Correction
play jurist 05/04/2006 4 7 1 -
Sustainability and Security
play jurist 04/26/2006 5 12 1 -
Flashback: Reagan & Carter Debate Energy
play jurist 04/25/2006 15 29 5 172
Oil or Democracy
play jurist 04/19/2006 5 3 1 178
Mad Cows vs. Happy Cows
play jurist 04/18/2006 14 28 2 9
Regulate French Fries?
play jurist 04/17/2006 17 2 - -
Africa News: the Niger Delta Conflict and MEND statement.
play jurist 04/12/2006 15 20 - 19
In Support of Roe
play jurist 04/05/2006 11 1 - -
Money for War, not for Peace
play jurist 04/03/2006 1 - - -
Some Recent Arguments on Torture
play jurist 03/29/2006 7 - - -
The Infidel-Evangelical Alliance
play jurist 03/21/2006 4 2 - -
Permanent Bases Suggested by Abizade
play jurist 03/15/2006 5 2 - -
Phi Beta Cons on NRO
play jurist 03/14/2006 1 - - -
How About an Evidence-Based Initiative?
play jurist 03/10/2006 10 3 - -
Media Narrative: Dems Have No Message
play jurist 03/09/2006 8 3 1 -
The Scientific Study of Religion
play jurist 03/07/2006 38 2 1 13
Tillman Criminal Investigation Launched
play jurist 03/04/2006 104 100 6 19
Poverty and the Environment
play jurist 03/03/2006 - 3 - -
Impeach Bush? NO.
play jurist 03/02/2006 84 8 1 12
DPW Secret Agreement.
play jurist 02/23/2006 1 2 - -
Environmental Protection Ammendment
play jurist 02/22/2006 7 7 - 20
Bush Birth Tax
play jurist 02/08/2006 11 5 - -
FISA and Moussaoui
play jurist 02/06/2006 10 1 1 7
My LTE.
play jurist 02/01/2006 - 1 - -
Asthma and Justice
play jurist 12/30/2005 4 6 1 -
Rep talking point: Wen Ho Lee FISA request.
play jurist 12/27/2005 1 1 - -
Bill Richardson on Hardball, wiretaps and John Bolton
play jurist 12/23/2005 5 5 - -
Email to Byron York
play jurist 12/21/2005 2 - - -
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