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( h/t to Calculated Risk ) Here’s the latest spin on Main Street’s “new normal,” from the Wall Street Journal blog, earlier tonight: [http://online.wsj.com/article/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 219 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 11:43 PM PDT with 293 Recommends
This is the opening paragraph in the Friday edition of the New York Times. And it tells you everything about who benefited from the corrupt Republican/big pharma Medicare D ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Nov 24, 2006 at 06:26 AM PST with 268 Recommends
After all this time, including the hard lessons of 2010, Democrats refuse to learn a lesson that Republicans mastered a long, long time ago: Fear Your Base Democrats not only refuse to learn it, ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 253 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 01:53 PM PDT with 263 Recommends
by nyceve
Comment Count 200 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2005 at 10:14 AM PST with 260 Recommends
I gave a ride for my friend so she could clean houses. I know the owner well.Mary opened her car door to let my friend in and I asked her when she was going to marry me and stop cleaning houses.She ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 171 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 256 Recommends
by nyceve
Comment Count 199 comments on Sat Aug 05, 2006 at 05:12 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
I went to lunch yesterday, McD's dollar menu, with three friends. It is all we can do anymore, I am retired disabled and 2 of the three have lost their jobs. But we are long time friends, so where ...
by one pissed off democrat
Comment Count 157 comments on Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 07:41 AM PST with 216 Recommends
Today is the 45th anniversary of Medicare. Don't take Medicare for granted, there are forces in this country determined to destroy it. Now glance at your mother or your aging father or your ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2008 at 12:09 PM PDT with 213 Recommends
The Back Story Two years ago I went to pay my property taxes in person. The woman to whom I paid my taxes was friendly, helpful and informative. After accepting my check for $3,100 she said the ...
by llbear
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 03:45 PM PDT with 212 Recommends
by Shaking the Tree
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Mar 04, 2006 at 10:05 AM PST with 202 Recommends
If you still can't define Murder by Spreadsheet , I promise, you will know what it is after you read this diary. I've told you over and over about the volume of emails I receive ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 174 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 04:56 AM PDT with 186 Recommends
"What is to be done" was a famous political pamphlet over a century ago. While it proposed what has become to be know as "vanguardism," I will rip the title out of its context and use it here. ...
by TomP
Comment Count 138 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 185 Recommends
It's beautiful in Seattle this week. Yes, the nice weather here IS newsworthy. I met one of my many friends over 65 years old for coffee. It was a beautiful morning and we sat outside to enjoy the ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 291 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 08:26 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
Wis Gov Scott Walker (R-Dark Side of the Force) So much dump, so little time.... Flippity Floppity ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 119 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 02:51 PM PST with 159 Recommends
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Benmosche Robert Benmosche], the CEO of AIG--a company that has received over $180 billion in federal bailouts and is still 62% owned by U.S. taxpayers—has gone ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 156 Recommends
Actress Bette Davis once said: Old age ain't for sissies FDRs statement should be true. For decades Social Security was considered untouchable, but Republicans have been ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 102 comments on Wed Apr 10, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
by nyceve
Comment Count 85 comments on Tue Apr 25, 2006 at 06:23 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
The fixation, may I call it obsession over the revolting execution of the Iraqi dictator is big news on Daily Kos and the MSM. Forgive me for injecting a dose of reality into all the Saddem ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 71 comments on Sat Dec 30, 2006 at 12:27 PM PST with 113 Recommends
UPDATE: Just received word from Begich's legislative assistant, Diane Disanto. She has told me that Begich has met with both Senators Bernie Sanders (I. VT) and Tom Harkin (D. IA) and it sounds ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 09:09 AM PST with 103 Recommends
A few days ago, while writing about the political action committee Our Country Deserves Better - the money behind the infamous Tea Party Express - I learned a little more about the ...
by the girl
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Sep 22, 2009 at 02:38 PM PDT with 94 Recommends