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Posted by Keramos On Apr - 20 - 2011 32 COMMENTS

It’s my observation that the country as a whole has a serious case of what can best be termed American Attention Deficit Disorder – (AADD).  A really good example of how this works is actually occurring right now in the Congress. The Rs captured the lower house in the 2010 […]

Posted by Khirad On Apr - 18 - 2011 65 COMMENTS

This email is not about being a Republican or being a Democrat. It is about having some integrity and specifically, your lack thereof.

As one of your constituents in Arizona’s 7th Legislative District I wanted to let you know that I am outraged as a taxpayer at the time, money and effort spent on the ridiculous AZ “Birther” bill sponsored by State Rep. Carl Seel.

Posted by Marion On Apr - 4 - 2011 61 COMMENTS

So the President’s running for re-election. That should come as no surprise to anyone. Most Presidents aspire to a second term. Only natural, and we, as Democrats, should be pleased. Whatever you say, he’s accomplished a lot – more than his previous two Democratic predecessors. So that’s that then. We […]

Posted by ADONAI On Apr - 2 - 2011 29 COMMENTS

Education reform is the main plank in my platform. The one policy that all others will flow from. It is the most important thing to me. So, how do we begin? A good question. This will be the first controversy in my campaign.

Posted by Marion On Mar - 31 - 2011 6 COMMENTS

In asserting that the House rules supreme and supersedes the Senate, Eric’s either patently ignorant or pandering patently.

Posted by Marion On Mar - 29 - 2011 38 COMMENTS

But they didn’t, did they? Some succumbed to Lee Atwater’s Southern Strategy; others became Reagan Democrats. Most watch Fox News now. Why?

Posted by Marion On Mar - 21 - 2011 154 COMMENTS

In an online conversation this past weekend, someone reminded me of something I hadn’t thought about in years – the Reagan Presidential campaign of 1980. Some of the most effective campaign commercials used by the Reagan team during that election cycle were ones which utilized audio and video clips of […]

Posted by Abbyrose86 On Mar - 14 - 2011 83 COMMENTS

Too often when surfing the internet and visiting various blogs and other meeting sites, I read comments from ALL sides of the political divide,  that disparage President Obama’s leadership and or the leadership of other politicians and or powerful people. These comments put forth by many has bothered me for […]

Posted by Smedley Butler On Mar - 13 - 2011 86 COMMENTS

Smedley Butler Crusader, Contrarian, Curmudgeon I see a lot of people laying the blame for the events in Wisconsin at the feet of the voters whose low turnout at the polls is said to have brought Scott Walker and his ilk into power. This is very wrong and in fact […]

Posted by Marion On Mar - 10 - 2011 244 COMMENTS

Five hours ahead and one day behind, I went to bed last night, having  just watched Rachel Maddow begin her Tuesday broadcast by roundly proclaiming that the people of Wisconsin had won the battle of wills against their governor’s intransigence. Now I wake up this morning to find that, despite Rachel’s […]

Posted by PocketWatch On Mar - 7 - 2011 13 COMMENTS

Here is a little ammunition and something to think about the next time you hear that raising taxes on “business” will stop them from hiring or squash their ability or willingness to invest or to upgrade their equipment or infrastructure.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 6 - 2011 303 COMMENTS
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The wealthy have been engaged in open class warfare against the American People for 30 years. The war is at a turning point and what could be lost may never be regained. It’s time for us to step up to confront and defeat this very real threat to the American way of life and our democracy.

Posted by 2ndClassCitizenPundit On Feb - 22 - 2011 36 COMMENTS

That word doesn’t mean what you think it means. But that’s okay, it can’t be offended by you, because it’s dead.

Posted by ADONAI On Feb - 9 - 2011 132 COMMENTS

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KkA29CvLzw[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcCPlkw6dO0&NR=1[/youtube] Now, as is often pointed out to me, Mr. Carlin is indeed  “just a comedian”.  But so was Samuel Clemens.  His words carried no less weight with the American people than those of the most popular politician.  So forgive me for leading off with a true hero of […]

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 31 - 2011 63 COMMENTS
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The rally against the Kochs represented a dent in their stature and power and a validation of the unity and power the other 99% in this nation can have. With it, they can indeed take their democracy off the auction block.

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 30 - 2011 77 COMMENTS
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Tune in to this post to watch the Uncloaking the Kochs rally live! (Image of the oily Koch can is courtesy of Oil Watchdog)

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