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Posted by Scheherazade On Dec - 28 - 2009 18 COMMENTS

From Talking Points Memo: Specter: Republicans Plotted Early To Stop Bipartisanship, Beat Obama In 2012 During his appearance yesterday on Fox News Sunday, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) appeared to give out some inside dirt from his days as a Republican — alleging that the GOP plotted early to stop any bipartisan […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Dec - 19 - 2009 88 COMMENTS

Despite the fiasco that the Senate has made of things we are now faced with a simple question: what now? We know we aren’t going to get what we want. In fact we knew that the minute that single payer was off the table, but now we’ve got even less […]

Posted by nellie On Dec - 13 - 2009 17 COMMENTS

Friday night on Vox Populi, I mentioned that I had been posting the HP Bush Years Posters to answer Obama bashers across the net. I believe it was escribicat who asked what the Bush Years Posters were, and I promised to post something about them. It occurs to me as […]

Posted by nellie On Dec - 10 - 2009 30 COMMENTS

For those who did not get a chance to see the speech, here it is in its entirety. My brief observations: I heard the president’s remarks as a hard-nosed discourse on the bleak realities of peace making and peace keeping. Comparisons to the Bush Doctrine depend wholly on taking segments […]

Posted by boomer1949 On Dec - 10 - 2009 60 COMMENTS

President Barack Obama accepted the 2009 Nobel Prize for Peace today. Amazing, absolutely amazing! There are not enough words to describe how proud I am of this man.  First impressions are just that…first impressions, and he has proven (at least in my mind) he is the real deal.  Mr. Obama […]

Posted by Khirad On Dec - 9 - 2009 15 COMMENTS

16 Azar, or National Student Day is a commemoration of December 7th, 1953, when three students at Tehran University were killed after protesting the visit of Vice President Nixon to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, seen as a congratulation for the coup d’état against Mohammad Mossadegh and the return of the […]

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 1 - 2009 326 COMMENTS

The numbers appear to be leaked by The White House, 30,000 more troops for Afghanistan. Some of the buzz from the MSM is that Pres. Obama will present this as a part of a plan for winning in Afghanistan and that we should be out by the end of his […]

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 24 - 2009 45 COMMENTS

President Obama is going to announce his plans for Afghanistan after Thanksgiving. It may be ironic that by then we will be done giving thanks. Word right now is that the military anticipates over 30,000 more soldiers being sent there. Pres. Obama will present his decision and reasoning to the […]

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 15 - 2009 71 COMMENTS

The right wing has launched an all out deluge of criticism on AG Holder and President Obama because they have decided to try KSM and top Gitmo detainees in American civil courts.  While I’ve read over half a dozen articles about how much the right wing, victims and even Senator […]

Posted by Kalima On Nov - 14 - 2009 24 COMMENTS

For all who have not read the full speech yet, here it is. Enjoy!

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 9 - 2009 112 COMMENTS

There’s this site I know, you may have heard of it. It starts with an H as in “Hell”. They have a story up right now as their top screaming headline, quoting CBS that President Obama has decided to send 40,000 troops to Afghanistan. In the meantime, CBS News has […]

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