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Archive for the ‘Elections’ Category

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 10 - 2010 15 COMMENTS

With the growing abuse of the filibuster and Democrats unwilling to take the strong action necessary to fix the economy and regain the public trust, with the airwaves and cable increasingly dominated by the demagogic likes of Fox News and Rush Limbaugh, and with the ever-growing influence of corporate money […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 6 - 2010 77 COMMENTS

As everyone probably knows by now, the great Tea Party Convention is in full swing this weekend in Nashville. A whopping 600 teabaggers are gathered to hear their leaders, and are especially excited to hear Sarah Palin. The convention kicked off to a great start with notable speaker Tom Tancredo […]

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 5 - 2010 8 COMMENTS

Tonight, Bill Moyers had a marvelous episode which I can’t recommend enough. The first segment was about the SCOTUS decision and the impact on our democracy. http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/02052010/watch.html With pro and con voices. http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/02052010/watch2.html The second segment I found the most intriguing, with a doctor who had been working for single […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 5 - 2010 11 COMMENTS

This morning I happened upon an article dated January 21st, 2010 from the East Valley Tribune about a meeting of religious leaders regarding immigration. The Arizona Interfaith Network is hosting the event, which will begin with a prayer service, followed by a press conference and panel discussion. The intent is […]

Posted by bito On Jan - 27 - 2010 10 COMMENTS

Taking Action Against The SCOTUS Decision! A couple of weeks ago I posted in the Time Out..O/T post an alert from CREDO Action Alert and asked everyone to sign the petition.  The petition was on for a FCC hearing. The hearing was on internet freedom.  According to CREDO and another […]

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 24 - 2010 206 COMMENTS

Corporations Are People Too! or How to Explain The Supreme Court’s Derangement to Your Child   by Dr. Suits   On a winter’s day in two thousand ten A decision was made by five crazy men Their words were all heard by the little boy, Trent Who then asked his […]

Posted by Tiger99 On Jan - 22 - 2010 24 COMMENTS

                                                      “Politics As Unusual”  We have been privileged to become witness to two political events in 14 months that most of us never imagined would happen in our lifetime. The elections of Barack Obama and Scott Brown. Two men who each in their own way took on established and entrenched Democratic Machines and each in […]

Categories: Elections, News & Politics
Posted by AdLib On Jan - 21 - 2010 63 COMMENTS

We just had a 1-2-3-4 combination of punches and we’re reeling. 1. The election of Brown and the loss of a Dem 60 vote majority in The Senate. 2. The concession that HCR will not be passed. 3. Pres. Obama’s choosing “bipartisanship” over fighting for Progressive values. 4. The Supreme […]

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 19 - 2010 231 COMMENTS

It was one year ago Barack Obama was inaugurated as President of the United States…or wasn’t according to teabaggers who protested the mucking up of the oath by Roberts. Remember? The de-legitimizing of Obama’s presidency literally began on the day he became president. What also ended that day was the […]

Posted by KevenSeven On Jan - 10 - 2010 25 COMMENTS

As I review the comments over at other “liberal” blogs, I see a pattern of commentary from those that I think of as Puritans. There is a prescriptive trifecta to “cure all our ills” in the body politic: 1) More parties.   (We have discussed this in some depth, but will […]

Posted by dgraz On Jan - 9 - 2010 35 COMMENTS

Click graph to enlarge I have heard many of the political pundits say that if the unemployment pictures does not improve we can expect one or more of the houses of congress to change hands, reverting back to a Republican majority. Not knowing what these predictions were based on I […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Jan - 7 - 2010 9 COMMENTS

Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced that he will retire after serving five terms in the United States Senate. Within hours of this announcement Connecticut state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said he would run in the hopes of winning the seat being vacated by Senator Dodd. Polls indicate that the GOP has […]

Categories: Elections, News & Politics
Posted by nellie On Jan - 6 - 2010 65 COMMENTS

Whether Obama bashing, teeth gnashing, tea party crashing, or GOP trashing—it’s time for progressives to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk. There be elections here! (Yes, I’m a trekkie.) And we have a chance to create a REAL 60 vote majority in the senate. One-third of the […]

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