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|Mark Kirk Makes me Sick
Has anyone else seen Senator Mark Kirk's (R-Shameless) ad for reelection for Senate from Illinois? If you haven't, please take a look at this article which includes the clip. Join me after the ...
|Breaking: Hillary's Brother tied to Homeland Security Investigation
Well, the story is that the current nominee for the #2 job at Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, is under investigation for helping Hillary Rodham Clinton's brother Anthony in his quest to ...
|Breaking: Lisa Madigan Running for IL Attorney General
Breaking Illinois political news: Lisa Madigan just announced she will run again for attorney general and will NOT challenge Governor Pat Quinn, as has been widely anticipated.
Here's a short round-up of some of what happened in Illinois last night. First, Democrats have a veto-proof majority in both the State house and State senate. In fact, Democrats hold 40 seats, for ...
|Let's not forget Jeb!
Sure, it's fun to laugh at ole Abe Simpson's speech last night at the convention. But I think we're letting Jeb! (the "smart" one) off the hook too easily. I think there's enough laughter to go ...
|Democrats defecting on Holder vote?
This is so depressing. No, infuriating. On the day that Fortune magazine prints a long expose about "Fast & Furious" being, well, neither fast nor furious, various news outlets are reporting that ...
|BREAKING?! - Edwards Jury Does/Does Not Reach Verdict
The John Edwards jury has come back with a verdict on one count only. There are 6 counts. The judge has asked the jury to go back and discuss the other counts "this afternoon", but there was no ...
|The Civil Rights Issue of Mitt Romney's Time
Last night, Lawrence O'Donnell filleted Mitt Romney over his contention that (in Romney's words), education is the "civil rights issue of our era". No, Mitt. Civil rights were the civil rights ...
|Bill Press to Current TV. Stephanie Miller to follow?
Short diary to say that the Bill Press radio show will be simulcast on Current TV, starting sometime in March. Stephanie Miller has also been teasing a "big announcement" for March, and changed her ...
|Was Brewer "tipsy"?
There are a couple of other diaries about the finger-wagging episode when President Obama met Gov. Brewer in Arizona.
|Jimmy Carter -- Nobel #2?
The guinea worm is nearly extinct, largely thanks to the work of Jimmy Carter and his Carter Foundation.
|Richard Aborn Campaign Mailer
A friend of mine recently received a campaign mailer from Richard Aborn, who is one of three Democrats running in the primary for Manhattan District Attorney. He was good enough to send it on to me,
|No more, g**d***n it!
Today I've been listening to the chatter about the murder of Dr. Tiller. I can't take it anymore.
|You can't pick your family
Sometimes you have to be at family events. Everyone is well aware of my political leanings, as I'm aware of theirs. So you try to get along, because after all, you're family, right? I've ...
|Giuliani's "9/11 hero" Lies Debunked
This week's Village Voice has a long article by Wayne Barrett titled "Rudy Giuliani's Five Big Lies About 9/11". It's long ...
|Romney Meets Actual Person
This is a pretty powerful video of Mitt! being questioned by a waitress about health care. Boy! ...
|Ashcroft is no hero
Since James Comey's testimony on May 15th, a meme has developed within the media, and even among some Democrats, that Ashcroft was a hero for refusing to sign off on the renewal of the illegal ...
|Guiliani's Yankee Problem
I lived in New York City for most of St. Rudy's term as mayor. I believe it is incumbent upon everyone who has lived under his governance to do whatever they can to keep him from being president. ...
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