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They say that people change. I do not believe that is the truth. People rarely change who they are at their core. If they do, it in my experience, is typically as the result of some life ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This coming year with elections looming and flavors of the week popping up all around us like surprise spiders out of a birthday cake we are anxious. As the clock starts ticking to the Fall ...
by Slapdash
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 07:09 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Thomas Palley recently blogged a post that was cross-posted at Naked Capitalism where I read it. In it, he discussed the question of whether Hillary Clinton's apparent intention to run as a ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 06:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
So, on May 22, the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) (“Fast Track”) Bill passed the Senate 62 – 37, with 14 Democrats defecting to the pro-Fast TracK/Trade-Pacific Partnership (TPP) forces. ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
As most of us here at DailyKos know by now, Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont, has made his official announcement speech declaring his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
The Main Attraction himself Still buzzing from Bernie Sanders' kickoff rally yesterday in Burlington. It was the first truly warm day of the year, in the upper 80s, and there was certainly a ...
by kamarvt
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
BY IAN MILLHISER POSTED ON JUNE 19, 2011 AT 1: 8,102Share This 776Tweet This Disgraced Former Justice Abe Fortas Justice Clarence Thomas is an ethics problem in a black robe. Just eight ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:40 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As the "Patriot Act lies in the senate gasping for it's last breath; bomb threats breakout like mushrooms after a spring rain. "The Air Force scrambled fighter jets Monday to escort an Air France ...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:18 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Fox News Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his longshot presidential campaign Tuesday with a pitch to liberals in the Democratic Party and others who want change from a "...
by annieli
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:46 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
The hawks are at it again. All the things we have heard before are coming back. Obama must do more. He is feckless. He has no strategy. He is scared to use American force. He does not believe in ...
by Abhi Thakur
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The GOP Primary season is shaping up to be a total disaster for that party, as has been discussed ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 04:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
For part of my yute, Chicago had a number of dailies, the trib, the suntimes, and several others covering different issues from a variety of political points of view. There were times when a couple ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Respected voices among us have come to the conclusion that President Obama would desire tier three Malaysia, the hub of human trafficking, be included in the TPP without expecting that would make a ...
by rktect
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 08:02 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Hillary Clinton is in trouble. Bernie's record shows he was right on A) the changes in banking laws that caused the debacle in 2008 on Wall Street - he voted against Gramm-Leach-Blillely and the ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:44 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Like a National ID card , some items common to other Western democracies seem problematic to American exceptionalists, but given the rise in regional and local police violence against unarmed ...
by annieli
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 03:32 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 Like idiots with twitter accounts think they can't be tracked ...
by annieli
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his nationwide 'Contract with America', which he is calling " The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality ". Like Newt Gingrich's Contract With America, the ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:03 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
House Democrats control almost 2/3 of seats (121/188) representing 18 of the most export-dependent metros , and the amount of Democratic voters living in manufacturing-dependent cities keep on ...
by DemProgStrategist
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Obama granted a major interview to Jeffrey Goldberg to cover Iran, Israel/Palestine and ISIS. It was published in the Atlantic on Thursday and is well worth a read. I've highlighted sections I found ...
by subir
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:38 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Perhaps Rasmussen should ask its sample respondents whether they think the poll they're answering has a bias as well.
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 01:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends