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|Sen. John Kyle, Sarah Palin and Sec. of State Dean Acheson
Senator John Kyle wants to block the START treaty and R. Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin says that North Korea is our ally. See http://kyl.senate.gov/record.cfm?id=328567 and see Sen ...
|Darrell Issa is new Tom Delay? or should be?
It appears clear that Darrell Issa, the so called "richest man in Congress" intends to become the next Tom Delay, that is a powerful totally irresponsible and unethical one man wrecking machine ...
|Insider arrest vs Dancing and groping stories
The arrest of a Wall Street investment insider for fraud and manipulative and deceptive practices as he prepared to leave the US should be a story that triggers a push back by the public, the media, ...
|Wall Street Journal says Rove's American Crossroads ads "coordinated"
It appears that two reporters of the Wall Street Journal have confirmed that the Republicans have "coordinated" the broadcast ads of American Crossroads, run by Karl Rove and Edward Gillespie and ...
|Candy Crowley is disappointing
Candy Crowley has a new show called State of the Union on CNN and it seemed she would be a breath of fresh air bringing her many years of real experience to the table and not just be a focus group ...
|Grover Norquist eviscerated on CNBC
Occasionally in watching the business tv shows and the normally pro Republican talking heads on them, there is a bright spot such as when a confident and knowledgeable reporter like Mark Haines on ...
|Is it 1980 or is the economy turning around enough?
Back in 1980 I was a delegate for President Carter and went to a briefing in DC during a preliminary committee meeting for the Convention and one of the administration economic team talked to a ...
|Athol Republican Representative doesn't pay taxes and it is ok
The Republicans and the Main Stream Media may be focusing on New York Representative Charles Rangel and financial irregularities, but out here in the home of Sarah Palin, her state of birth and ...
|League of Women Voters has an excuse, but D's don't!
I am a long time member of the League of Women Voters and fully accept that it strives to be non partisan and non controversial in all its stands as it works for its consensus view of improvement in ...
|Goldman "Its harder to get sleazier than that . . "
I know others have voiced their view and I respect it, like this: http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/7/15/884652/-BREAKING-Goldman-Sachs-Gets-Away-With-Slap-On-Wrist However, I ask you ...
|Bathrooms, Idaho, NYT and BP oil
OK, too easy a title, but it all fits. The NYT did the story on the lack of adequate review by the Fish and Wildlife staff of the Department of the Interior on the need to protect wildlife in the ...
|Eirc Cantor attacks immigrants and wife is Emigrant Bank Director !
Eric Cantor, the spokesperson for the Republicans in the House of Representatives as their Whip, is again out in the lead for the Republicans attacking the President's speech on immigration even ...
|British investigation and apology, possible here?
Do you think that the US will ever reach to point where we can do what the British government did today in issuing an apology for the wrongful deaths of innocent citizens including political ...
|BP wont last as a company CNBC
CNBC has a show called "Fast Money" where every afternoon a group of traders and insiders chat about how to make money in each day's market and they have the usual corporate representatives, CEO's, ...
|Howard Hughes where are you when we need you?
Where are the meetings of the whizzbangs of the US and the world who have the brains, resources and even the eccentricity to take on the fixing of the mess in the Gulf that the US Government and the ...
|Is Rand Paul, M.D.'s income from "Socialized medicine"?
I have an elderly friend who recently had a wonderful expensive new type of eye surgery performed called DSEK which has cleared her vision so she can read again and at 94 it is wonderful. Her ...
|What about Times Square an MBA and Unification Church?
Is there some reason the main stream media, in this case, today, the New York Times, has, for not saying the alleged Times Square Bomber has an MBA from a Unification Church supported university? ...
|Toyota and the Wall Street Journal "admission"
Sometimes the Opinion Page of the Wall Street Journal is so fun to read. Yes it normally makes me mad, except for the weekly "Tilting Yard" by Thomas Frank, but then there are the admissions that ...
|Obama Hammers the Banks and Makes a Killing on AIG
I certainly agree with maxnyc in http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/1/23/829412/-Sen.-Sanders-to-Obama:-Wake-the-F###-up! And his link to the article in the Nation is appreciated, but the view ...
|Healthcare, Bay of Pigs and Court Packing
I am reading many posts and MSM articles, letters, etc., of people throwing in the towel, promising not to work for the 2010 and 2012 elections, re election, etc. of Democrats, incumbents, the ...
|Build Haiti a new capital city and train Haitians for good jobs
It is just a suggestion, but while the attention of the world and particularly that of the US and the UN are focused on Haiti, a long term project involving the construction of a new capital city ...
|Is Sen. Jim DeMint a racist? Is it wrong to ask?
Senator DeMint of South Carolina continues to get lots of press as he rants and raves to prove he is the most right wing or "Conservative" Senator and this includes his "hold" on the nominee for the ...
|Please love Wall Street, we promise to be good!
It is both funny and sad, watching the shills for the Wall Street brokers and all those dependent on them for money, like the major papers. This New Years article in the New York Times, relying ...
|Were you there last January ?
Pardon this short rant, but after seeing weeks of daily stories all starting with some expression of failure on the part of the Obama Administration, I have had it. No wonder the polls show the ...
|Focus on D potential, like Keith Allred for Gov. of Idaho
As one of those who has worked to elect D's since 1972, I read the repeated diaries and comments on the good and the bad of the President Obama administration and the President personally, and ask ...
|"bloodthirsty partisan bloggers" John Fund and WSJ
John Fund has crawled out again and is on the A19 page in the lower right (of course) corner of the Saturday/Sunday, December 5 paper with a funny, self revealing, attack on the Democrats for being &...
|"Bah Humbug" China
What if instead of sending money to China this holiday season, through Wal-Mart, Kmart, Best Buy, Amazon, Target, etc., we all made a gift and donation to each other’s credit card debt, along ...
|Larry Craig land RNC member and stalker to go to jail (update)
RNC member convicted as stalker resigns from RNC and reports to jail-see AP story at bottom of this---Update While Idaho usually is not important to the East Coast and West Coast folks, it does ...
|Snowe buries MConnell and D's ignore it!
"Snowe buries McConnell" That should be just one of the phrases rolling across the news tickers and being generated by the Democrats and all who are in favor of serious health care reform. Why ...
|Come to the grocery store with me in Palin Land
Come with me to our local grocery store and talk with me to a long tme union checker married to a long time union mill worker and listen to the echo chamber. Tell me we can find a way to reach ...
|Greatest Generation and "Thugs", Irving Kristol
The Abbreviated Pundit Roundup by BarbinMD directed us to the op ed piece by David Brooks in the NY Times. http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/9/22/3440/24064 specifically at http://www.nytimes....
|Bravo to a Judge who says no to SEC, BA and Merrill
The President was on Wall Street saying what needs to be done and in the Federal Court an example of what needs to be done and why it needs to be done could not have been made more clear. The ...
|Baucus Mandate as foolish as taking away guns in Montana
I want to see Senator Baucus the first time he goes to small town Montana to tell his constituents that they have to buy insurance. He might as well tell them he is also there to take their guns ...
|Suggestion as to Baucus's plan and "trigger"
Here is a suggestion as to the Baucus plan and any "trigger". Apparently the Senate "Compromise" plan will still have a total monopoly by private insurance companies for all of us. That means ...
|Wacko version of Obama Joint Session Speech
Regardless of what the President actually says in his speech to the joint session of Congress and the public, this is essentially what you will be hearing from the attack talking heads and hear as ...
|Wall Street unregulated and unsupervised
The same Republicans who are now defending and in lock step with the Insurance Corporations, Boards and stockholders, whether in the Senate, House or former Bush staffers now in positions with these ...
|"Hunting Tags" are no joke- this is Outrageous
This is to follow up on the McJoan’s detailed piece yesterday on the outrageous conduct at a Republican Party function in Idaho by Republican candidate fro Governor, Rex Rammel. http://www....
|Living Will information
The "Living Will" and "death panel" discussions seem to ignore the simple fact that virtually every hospital and all nursing homes, care centers, etc., require some kind of Living Will to be signed ...
|Counter the Screamers -Insurer AIG boss paid $15 Million
The long disgusting story of AIG and its corrupt management reached a new high or low today, depending on your point of view, with the admission of fraud by Hank Greenburg and an agreed upon fine of ...
|Republican Mess and D cleanup, but why is it not mentioned?
Why is it seemingly impossible for the main stream media, and here, for example, the New York Times, to note that the prosecutors who messed up the trial of Senator Stevens were Republican ...
|One home rule not the Brokaw rule
Sunday's Meet the Press, once again showed that only the super rich need apply to be "leaders" according to the super rich who tell us how to run the government. If you didn't see Meet the Press ...
|Pin the tail on the Elephant, please!
This morning Lawrence Summers talked at length at Brookings in a major speech on the economy and the plans of President Obama. He covered economic policy and philosophy from John Maynard Keynes on ...
|Will the Democrats investigate AIG ?
AIG is now seeking yet more US Government money and it will be fascinating to see if the new administration and the Senate and House leaders will use the power the US Government will now have and ...
|Greenspan, bank nationalization-demise of Ayn Rand
Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan finally has admitted the error of the philosophical underpinnings of his and the Republican business and economics world. It is a long way from his ...
|Who cut the Cobra/Medicare $ out?
Who was responsible for gutting the Cobra and cutting the medical payment provisions out of the final Stimulus bill? The inclusion of the substantial Cobra subsidy and the extension of medical ...
|AIG and its history-McCain and Democrats
The headlines are full of the current story about AIG and the actions of the New York Governor, David Paterson, and the Federal Reserve, but there is a lot more to the story particularly as to the ...
|Karl Rove and the Dung Beetle
Karl Rove has distracted the electorate one more time from the real issues facing America with his team getting McCain to select Sarah Palin. A simple search under "Palin Creationism" or similar ...
|Palin the Preposterous
One of my favorite figures of history is King Aethelred the Unready, King of England from 978-1016, conquered by the Danes and a truly sad figure, who was, apparently, aptly named. More recently, ...
|Pres Bush humiliates US military and America
Today is a sad and historic day for the US Navy and US Coast Guard. Today a US military ship, Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, turned from its planned course to avoid carrying the US Flag into an ...
|Bush Flip Flops--Dealing with the "Enemy"
What are the antics McCain will have to do to pretend he did not attack Obama for saying we needed to talk to "enemy" countries and have a "diplomatic surge"?
|Say "No" to Statins especially for children
Statins are now being promoted for use in children. This is outrageous. Statins have been heavily promoted for adults and web sites are springing out all over with complaints describing serious ...
|McCain trashes Corporate America
McCain will give a speech monday trashing Corporate America as unable to develop a car battery or fuel efficient cars without the Government doing it for them. This is a stunning attack on ...
|Larry Craig Charade continues-
Idaho Republican Senator Larry Craig spoke at the dedication of a new Veterans Clinic in Idaho on May 30, 2008, as part of a Memorial Day presentation. The local paper, the Lewiston Morning Tribune,
|Obama 56 % Clinton 38 % in Idaho Primary
There was a full blown primary in Idaho Tuesday, and although it was not selecting delegates to the Democratic Convention, its results should not be ignored. It was widely ignored by the national ...
|Markos Moulitsas in Idaho
Markos Moulitsas brought the Idaho Democrats to their feet at the Boise, Idaho Frank Church Dinner March 1, 2008 saying the country will look to Idaho, not for cheap bathroom jokes but for an ...
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