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I Haz the Vapors - Media Reporting Scott Walker Lies

Keep your eye on the man behind the curtain Call The Pope - it's a miracle. Media has finally caught up with what I've been saying about Scott Walker . When White House hopeful Scott Walker talks to potential voters,...More

Democratic Primary Candidates
 

If the Democratic Primary was held today in your state what candidate would you vote for?

Hillary Clinton
60% (3 votes)
Elizabeth Warren
20% (1 vote)
Jim Webb
20% (1 vote)
Martin O'Malley
0% (0 votes)
Joe Biden
0% (0 votes)
Mark Warner
0% (0 votes)
Bernie Sanders
0% (0 votes)
Tim Kaine
0% (0 votes)
John Kerry
0% (0 votes)
​Claire ​McCaskill
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 5
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MD-Sen: Martin O'Malley (D) Passes On U.S. Senate Run

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Well this answers one question: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/... Sen. Barbara Mikulski's (D) decision to retire after five terms in office set off a wave of speculation about which of the myriad Maryland Democrats would run to replace her. On the top of...More

Jennifer Brunner
 

OH-Sen: Jennifer Brunner Mends Fences With Strickland (D), Signals Support For His U.S. Senate Bid

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There have been some here who have been worried about former Governor Ted Strickland's (D. OH) U.S. Senate run and how he might have baggage with certain Ohio Democrats. Well this should alleviate those concerns: http://www.cleveland.com/... Jennifer Brunner, who lost...More

GOP vs. GOP
 

GOP: Two Separate Parties

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Just days after the 2014 mid-term election while most of the pundit class was focused on the coming confrontation between President Obama and the new Republican Congress E.J. Dionne was alone in rightly predicting the most important struggle in US...More

 

Do you think the ultimate goal of Prime Minister Netanyahu speech is to derail negotiation talks with Iran?

If you voted yes and think congressman john Boehner is aware of this, doesn't this strike you as treasonous? Inviting a foreign diplomat to lobby against a government policy after it's been decided?. Is there prescience for this?More
 

PA-Sen: Joe Sestak (D) Will Officially Kick Off Campaign In Philly On Wednesday

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Wanted to pass this along: PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Admiral Joe Sestak will officially kick off his campaign for the U.S. Senate at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. WHAT: U.S. Senate Campaign kickoff event WHO: Admiral...More

Chuy Garcia (D)
 

Chicago Mayor: DFA Helps Chuy Garcia (D) Get Ready To Defeat Rahm Emanuel

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Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: Today's Chicago Sun-Times headline says it all: "New poll: Emanuel, Garcia in 'dead heat' in mayoral runoff" This game-changing news is spreading like wildfire, from USA Today to the International Business Times...More

 

U.S. uber consumerism has effects over seas

 

Boehner Lied to Someone This Week About DHS Funding

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Boehner is lying to someone to obtain that one week reprieve on DHS funding. Nancy Pelosi says that Boehner promised to bring a clean DHS funding bill up for a vote this week in exchange for her help last week...More

 

OH-Sen: Ted Strickland (D) Gets Behind $15 Minimum Wage Plan For Home Care Workers

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Loving this: http://www.cleveland.com/... Cleveland is one of 20 cities where home care workers are holding town hall meetings with this message for public officials, policy makers and community leaders: "We want a $15 minimum wage." The meeting in Cleveland will...More

 

R.I.P. Florence Cioffi -- Wall Street's Most Infamous Killing ::REPOST

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This diary spun through last night. For a reminder that nothing has changed, or only for the worse. And by the way last year's item was altered after the diary ran by removing the name of the Assistant District Attorney...More

 

The Bones of a Country: One Night in a Dead California Desert Town

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Driving the 220 miles of road that lie between the Tehachapi mountains and the California-Arizona border, I started hearing the voice of Tom Joad ring in my ears. This here’s a murder country , he said to me. This here’s...More

 

R.I.P. Florence Cioffi -- Wall Street's Most Infamous Killing :UPDATED

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January 25th was the seventh anniversary of the passing of a Manhattan office worker, Florence Cioffi. She was 59 years old, a few days short of turning sixty. The criminal responsible was Enterprise Engineering, Inc.'s (then and now again) Chairman...More

 

Upside Downtrodden - Episode 109

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EPISODE 109 TOPIC: GOVERNMENT EPISODE 109 SEGMENTS: JUSTWORTHY CAUSE - FOIADVOCATES.COM, MR. CIVICS - THE MEDICAL MARKETPLACE, ADVICE VERSA (NEW SEGMENT) WORDS TO LIVE BY We live in a world of make-believe, institutionalized by man-made systems of control which seek...More

 

Attention Florida Activists.... We need some Territory Leaders

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Oh this is not the usual , " Hey we have a meetup scheduled". That would be exciting but we do have some business that needs immediate attention and back up for Pajoly . I need the help becasue Florida...More

 

Crazies on Parade

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Dig this! White Christian males (such as I) are an oppressed minority. This I never knew! I suspect that - subtly at least - the "white victimization" fantasy will - once again - be a key part of the right...More

 

When You Lose Chuck Todd...

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As I was eating my Doritos in my pajamas and watching Rachel Maddow, a funny thing happened. MSNBC was covering the latest train disaster known as the Republican Congress, and she had Chuck Todd on the phone. Todd was on...More

 

Who gave them the keys?

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Top Comments: Better Late Than Never Edition

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Stuff happens, like tonight. No diarist. Good thing I have a draft of possible future TC topics, including one partially written. But First, A Word From Our Sponsor: Top Comments recognizes the previous day's Top Mojo and strives to promote...More

 

Wis Friday News Dump (Some Great News Finally) Update

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No, it's not going to happen here! It's been a depressing time here in Wisconsin, but I have good news today at last. No Massive Strip Mining in Wisconsin Thank you, Environmental Protection Agency! Due to the fear of having...More

 

Walker-I took on the teacher's union; I can take on ISIL

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Mother with Kids
 

Family or Job? Choices of a single Mom

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There are choices a single parent makes everyday regarding their kids and work. I have no clue other than reading an excellent diary this morning about taking a sick day for a family member and it being such a stressful...More

Susan Rice
 

Susan Rice went on the Charlie Rose show for an hour. Supports the MIC like Bushies in 2003

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Charlie could have been interviewing Condi just prior to invading Iraq. Everything National Security Advisor Susan Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or a product of manufactured intelligence estimates. As we saw with...More

Susan Rice
 

Susan Rice went on the Charlie Rose show for an hour

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I'd have thought I was listening to Charlie interview somebody out of the Bush Administration. Maybe Richard Perle or Doug Fieth. Everything Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or the products of invented...More

 

Scott Walker "waiting for a sign from a higher power" Before He Runs for President

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No, I doubt he's waiting for a sign from God although he repeatedly promotes his rah-rah flag-waving patriotic and fundamentalist religious bona fides . Here's the sign he's REALLY waiting for. This one, too: Despite his holier than though memes...More

constellations
 

Where Have All The Stars Gone?

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from : shielded-lights httpeschooltoday.compollutionlight-pollutionsources-of-light-pollution.html This is a piece I wrote some years ago. I worked for a small local chain of weeklies and this was published in those. I also posted it on a blog quite a while back. Here...More

 

Oh Rachel Maddow! How Cute!

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Maybe this is true , but Rachel Maddow has said that there are serious reporters doing their jobs at Fox. I am not a journalist. I am just a viewer, so what do I know? And Rachel is aghast that...More

 

Pipelines, Pipe Dreams and Punchlines

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Of all the issues they could choose to tackle, Republicans fixate on the Keystone pipeline, which they knew the president would veto — likely just the first of many vetoes in this new era. While the president calls for new...More

 

Right to ("Work") Mooch Bill Advancing in Wis at the Speed of Light

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Update: This atrocious bill was just "passed" by the State Senate with the public shouting "shame, shame, shame....". The session was abruptly adjurned ny Sen. Lasich (R-TeaBagger). Republicans in Wisconsin have been ramming controversial matters through the Legislature since the...More

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