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Koch Head Conservative Filmmaker Hands Out Bongs At #OWS

Koch Head Conservative Filmmaker Hands Out Bongs At #OWS “It’s ironic to me to watch someone claim to be standing for constitutional rights and liberty, a la Cato/Koch and yet sneer at the people out protesting, exercising their right of assembly and speech. Maloney is predictably conservative: ready to defend the rights of conservatives, and […]

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Rove in action

Tim Griffin, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, admits his appointment in December was political, but maintains he’s qualified to hold the post. From kuar NewsRoom via Think Progress Anyone else think that the placement of a Rove staffer as the US Attorney in Arkansas might have something to do with Hillary […]

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get out the non-vote

It has started. YouTube – George Allen’s Campaign Attempts to Suppress Democratic Votes. Lets hope that Nancy can add election reform to the already packed agenda. I don’t see it in the The Book, the Democratic Plan for ‘07.

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Hacking Democracy

“Hacking Democracy” follows Harris – a middle-aged writer and literary publicist from Seattle who first became interested in voting difficulties shortly before the 2002 race – as she travels the country to sound the alarm about what has become the most talked-about problem in elections, the dangers posed by the paperless electronic voting machines. Harris […]

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smokescreen

Maybe I’m a cynic but I can’t help but think that the gay marriage debate is a smokescreen to keep people from noticing repeal of the estate tax. Just a thought. Why else would they be working this hard on an amendment that won’t pass? They won’t get 67 votes in the Senate. They won’t […]

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Republican right abandoning Bush

Angry conservatives are driving the approval ratings of President Bush and the GOP-led Congress to dismal new lows, according to an AP-Ipsos poll that underscores why Republicans fear an Election Day massacre. From Republican right abandoning Bush I think massacre is a really regrettable word in this context. Other than that, why is anyone surprised […]

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Phone-Jamming Records Point to White House

Key figures in a phone-jamming scheme designed to keep New Hampshire Democrats from voting in 2002 had regular contact with the White House and Republican Party as the plan was unfolding, phone records introduced in criminal court show. From Phone-Jamming Records Point to White House – Yahoo! News In the interest of being fair and […]

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Saddam chose to deny inspectors

“I also saw a threat in Iraq. I was hoping to solve this problem diplomatically. That’s why I went to the [United Nations] Security Council; that’s why it was important to pass [Resolution] 1441, which was unanimously passed. And the world said, disarm, disclose, or face serious consequences – and therefore, we worked with the […]

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dirty

First GOP dirty trick of this election day. Sadly, more will follow.