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"Tax Reform" Should NOT be a Dirty Word
Progressive response to the idea of 'tax reform' has gone around the bend, reaching the Pavlovian levels of reflexive opposition formerly reserved for the right. Perhaps there's some committee, ...
zonk 01/17/2012 18 6 - 95
Mr. Lincoln Responds
Politics increasingly have drawn us all into a kaleidoscope of support, counter-support, dogma, ideology -- but ultimately, one of paradoxes that should always remind us that it is still a ...
zonk 01/03/2012 7 2 - 66
Our Starbucks has no Barista, a Line Adrift in Chaos without Trust or Confidence
A funny thing happened to me on my way into work, partaking of my morning ritual... Expecting a quick cup o' joe - I was instead met with an untenable situation that would test the patience of Job....
zonk 03/30/2011 150 179 5 1325
FrankenSense
In the spirit of the season, Minnesota's wise man shows the way. Senator Al Franken is the sort of better angel that I do hope sits on all our shoulders, from the President on down to those who ...
zonk 12/14/2010 45 24 - 76
DNC: Let's issue a joint statement for civility; RNC: And tick off our base?
We'll never escape politics. Next to baseball, it's our national pastime. Sometimes it's tart, sometimes it's ugly, sometimes it makes everyone want to say "to hell with all of them." Still - ...
zonk 03/26/2010 21 11 - 15
Health Care Reform Bill Mythbusting #1: "Junk Insurance"
I started and abandoned more diaries -- dating back to July -- on Health Care Reform than I can count. The fact is, I'm not a good diarist - I tend to ramble. In a matter with a lot of ...
zonk 12/17/2009 133 43 1 120
Nervous GOP Sez Politico; McCain Camp in Disarray
You know things aren't going well when you get the always welcome "process story", chock full of both anonymous and on the record GOP stalwarts complaining that the McCain campaign is self-...
zonk 09/30/2008 75 30 - 22
Obama within 6 pts in SOUTH Carolina
Short but sweet - Rassmussen ...
zonk 09/20/2008 47 6 1 48
The United States does not have an 'Alaska Permanent Fund'
While some folks gleefully point out the degree to which this takes McCain's 'experience' trump card off the table... While others fret about whether this pick means any lingering Clinton/Obama ...
zonk 08/29/2008 5 6 - 30
Please, Senator Obama - I Beg You
Dear Senator Obama, I am and have been an ardent supporter of yours since late December. I have had the distinct pleasure of voting for your three times now; as my party's nominee for Senate and ...
zonk 03/20/2008 14 36 - 16
Playing by the Rules? Clinton flouts the FEC
Ordinarily, this would be the type of thing I'd roll my eyes about -- part and parcel of the "silly season". However, we do not reside in ordinary times. We're faced with a close primary and we're ...
zonk 03/17/2008 39 7 2 2
Should Markos be banned from DailyKos?
With the unfortunate disclosure from Barack Obama that -- despite actually being an urban community organizer working street level opposition to Ronald Reagan -- he respects the political ...
zonk 01/17/2008 59 30 - 27
How Obama Backers can Attract Edwards Supporters
The answer is simple. Make peace with the fact that you're NOT GOING TO convince Edwards supporters to jump ship. If you back Senator Barack Obama like I do - I'm sure you've probably ...
zonk 01/11/2008 131 38 2 19
What is the Appropriate Method for Killing One's Father?
My heart is heavy tonight. I have a truly unimaginable task facing me - and I'm just not certain if I can follow through on it. Me - a Deaniac. A liberal. A progressive. A Kossak. A Kossak ...
zonk 01/09/2008 51 13 - 9
We. Are. So. DOOOMMMEEDDD!!
Friends, Democrats, Kossaks, lend me your eyes; I come not to bash Barack Obama, but to praise him. Please don't get me wrong - Barack Obama is wonderful man, with tremendous qualities, smart as a ...
zonk 01/08/2008 32 9 1 28
Tomorrow's WaPo: Can my Penis be Enlarged?
With the Washington Post bravely setting out to uncover the truth about "things that show up in your inbox" - I'm hopeful this ignored story will begin to gain traction. To Whom it May Concern: I ...
zonk 11/30/2007 42 27 1 11
Scalia's Proudest Moment: Keeping Cheney safe
zonk 04/12/2006 10 7 - -
Tag team smackdown of King George II
zonk 12/27/2005 3 6 - 2
Corruption? "Small Potatoes" - so says the Chicago Tribune
zonk 12/01/2005 2 - - -
Please Help -- Sinclair is drowning puppies!
zonk 10/27/2005 9 28 - 20
Donna Brazile auditions for the lead in Oliver Twist
zonk 09/22/2005 7 1 1 2
This message brought to you by Ronald Reagan
zonk 09/01/2005 7 10 2 9
Adopt a District: Update
zonk 08/04/2005 8 10 - -
Announcing "Adopt a District 2006"
zonk 08/03/2005 15 13 - 8
Army confirms MSNBC
zonk 10/26/2004 2 5 - -
Bush/Cheney 2004 = Carter/Mondale 1980
zonk 10/20/2004 21 3 - 7
Cheer up poll watchers - Zogby updated
zonk 10/18/2004 8 1 - -
Keep 'em their heels and push the meme....
zonk 10/15/2004 4 1 - -
We get to kiss our sister!
zonk 10/08/2004 1 1 - -
The times, they are a-changin'
zonk 10/06/2004 - 1 - -
Is the backfire backfiring?
zonk 09/16/2004 15 - - -
Too Much?
zonk 08/24/2004 2 - - -
What happened?
zonk 01/20/2004 6 - - -
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