Category Archives: Democrats

Democratic T-Shirt / Donation

Whatever you believe as a Democrat or Liberal, we need to not elect John McCain as a nation. Check out this link to make a last-minute June donation to the DNC and derail the RNC next November. Seriously. Now.

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The Era of Bad Feelings Infects the Democratic Party

If early 1800s represented an Era of Good Feelings, our times should go down in history as the Era of Bad Feelings. Nowhere has that been better exemplified than in the current nastiness pervading the Democratic Party. Although Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Powell On Our Side?

From WaPo: “I will vote for the individual I think that brings the best set of tools to the problems of 21st-century America and the 21st-century world regardless of party, regardless of anything else other than the most qualified candidate,” … Continue reading

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Impeach, Impeach, Impeach!

Glad to see Kucinich stand up. Sad to see so few others do the same.

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Hallelujah! Rightwing Christians Turn Left

Personally, while I believe in a greater power, I really would hate to see God and Jesus (or Yahweh or Allah or Buddah or Shiva or Vishnu… you get the idea) bother Themselves with earthly politics but hey… let me … Continue reading

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Which Is Better? A Decent Dem Or 4 More Wars… Er… Years of McBush?

I think that pretty much sums up the situation at hand, folks.

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Americans Are In Trouble: Debt, Declining Life Expectancy, Shorter Too

Thinking of Bobby Kennedy’s real passion during his ’68 campaign for the American worker highlights exactly why our candidates – and our next president – needs to pay some serious attention to the plight of Americans, especially those of the … Continue reading

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Not Exactly Hugs Between Hillary And Barack, But That’s OK

The media has waited with baited breath – and a volume of verbiage the world has rarely seen outside of coverage of Paris Hilton and Brittney Spears’ crotches – for Hillary to do her concession bit and for the two … Continue reading

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Obama Names Vice President Search Team With Cheney’s Smirk

Caroline Kennedy has been named to head up a three-person VP search team for Democratic presumptive nominee, Barack Obama. This differs from George Bush’s 2000 VP search team, headed by Dick Cheney, with only Cheney serving as membership, and – … Continue reading

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Feeling Primary Letdown?

When I awoke this morning, I felt different. It took me an hour or two to figure out why: we don’t have to talk about Democratic Primary races anymore because they ended yesterday. While I found this primary season more … Continue reading

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Well, Here We Go: Obama Says He’s The Nominee

Hillary Clinton may not be conceding yet, but as predicted, Barack Obama – based on delegate counts – has just announted “I will be the nominee.”

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Who Will Be The New Congressional Democratic Lions?

I hate to bring up such a sad subject at such a tough time but, considering times don’t appear headed for wild wonderfulness any year soon and the subject’s too important to ignore, here goes: With the hospitalizations of two … Continue reading

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The Day of “Over” …?

MSNBC: Hillary Rodham Clinton will concede Tuesday night that Barack Obama has the delegates to secure the Democratic nomination, campaign officials said, effectively ending her bid to be the nation’s first female president. The former first lady will stop short … Continue reading

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Byrd Hospitalized

For those who worried over the very emotional turn W VA Senator Robert Byrd took last week over Ted Kennedy’s brain tumor, there is new cause for concern: Byrd had a “spell” late today and has been hospitalized at least … Continue reading

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Are We At The Eve Of “Over”?

According to Keith Olbermann on MSNBC’s Countdown Monday night, Hillary Clinton is giving every signal of suspending her campaign today, as the final two Democratic primaries play out. However, it should also be noted that a suspended campaign can be … Continue reading

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Carter Speaks Out, Becomes Persecuted

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Ted Kennedy In Surgery

Senior Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy is now in what may be as long as a six-hour operation to try to remove at least part of the malignant brain tumor found in the man who has been in the Senate for … Continue reading

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The Seeping Anti-Gay Hate Boils Over

Since the California Supreme Court ruled AGAINST an amendment based on hate and exclusion in determining that the state cannot limit marriage to a male and a female, the hate loonies have been on overdrive. Some want to make this … Continue reading

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Watching The DNC Rules Committee At Work

I’m not certain quite the purpose for showing the inner workings of the Democrats’ Rules Committee as they wrestle with the issue of delegates and super delegates in contested states Florida and Michigan. On the one hand, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Beat The Press: Play The Political Junkie 2008 Presidential Trivia Contest

I have such confidence in you that I’ll bet my best cup of coffee that you’ll score higher than a Dana Milbank or a David Sirota on this trivia challenge at The Week Behind. I won’t say you’ll score better … Continue reading

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