Posting History for N in Seattle
|Going to NN14? Wanna save $175?
As soon as registration opened for Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit, I plunked down the "early bird" fee. After all, I'd attended all but one of these events, and the one I'd missed was still called ...
|N in Seattle||07/07/2014||24||17||-||-|
|Netroots Nation ... motorin' into 2014
Breaking with Netroots Nation tradition, the location of next year's gathering was announced on the very first night of the meeting. With the plenary session completed, I'm stunned to see that no ...
|N in Seattle||06/20/2013||20||30||1||-|
|Matriculating at Electoral College
As we look forward today to Barack Obama's second inauguration (and fourth Oath of Office), let us hearken back to the day he was re-elected. I refer, of course, to the Monday following the second ...
|N in Seattle||01/21/2013||9||8||-||-|
|I was asked to be faithless
Monday at noon, in the State Reception Room at the Legislative Building in Olympia, I may have the opportunity to cast ballots for President and Vice President. I'm sure that very few of you saw my ...
|N in Seattle||12/15/2012||31||27||-||-|
|BREAKING!! ... we're going to San Jose for NN13!
Here in the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, as NN12 came to a rousing close, the weekend's biggest secret -- the location of next year's event -- was just unveiled by Van Jones at the ...
|N in Seattle||06/09/2012||238||88||-||766|
|Happy Birthday, Bob
Date of birth: May 24, 1941 Place of birth: Duluth, Minnesota Name at birth: Robert Allen Zimmerman In case you somehow don't know anything about the man born 71 years ago today, here's an eight-
|N in Seattle||05/24/2012||6||7||-||60|
|On November 6, Washingtonians might be voting for *me*
They may think they're voting for Barack Obama and Joe Biden, but that's not correct. Of course, they -- like Americans in the other 49 states and the District of Columbia -- will actually be voting ...
|N in Seattle||05/23/2012||21||38||1||278|
|Hey, did you know that Mark Critz is a liberal?
So says NPR's "Political Junkie". I did a double-take when I heard it this morning ... thankfully, I'd already finished my cup of coffee by then, else it would have been a spit take . From the ...
|N in Seattle||04/27/2012||8||7||-||92|
|WA-01 candidate forum
Last night, the Bertha Knight Landes Room in Seattle's City Hall was the venue for the first big forum of candidates for Washington's open First Congressional District. It may seem odd that the ...
|N in Seattle||01/27/2012||12||6||-||60|
|What to do now? (re: subscription)
Despite all of my protestations , and even after I explicitly asked to ...
|N in Seattle||12/31/2011||14||7||-||127|
|To subscribe or not to subscribe...
That truly is the question I'm debating with myself. Frankly, I don't care one way or the other about ads. At home, I use Firefox ...
|N in Seattle||12/27/2011||48||5||-||231|
Boycott started in 1832, in Norfolk, England. Boycott ended in 1897, at Flixton in Suffolk, also in England. Boycott dealt with the payment of rent on tenant farms in Ireland, and the refusal of ...
|N in Seattle||09/11/2011||6||3||-||188|
|Gaby Giffords in the House?!
C-SPAN says she's in town. And there's wild cheering in the House chamber. I hear she's going to vote "yea" on the debt ceiling.
|N in Seattle||08/01/2011||40||25||-||258|
|NN12 in PVD! (BREAKING!!!!)
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse made the big announcement ... NN12 will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, June 7-10, 2012. Be there or be square!!
|N in Seattle||06/18/2011||97||22||1||453|
|Kvelling (re: Mozart Oboe Quartet, K.370)
More than a few of you have seen comments and such where I extol my nephew, the oboe prodigy. This time, I'm actually making a diary out of such kvell ing. He'll be leaving Seattle soon, ...
|N in Seattle||06/16/2011||13||9||-||47|
|BREAKING!! Potential 2012 Presidential candidate says NO!
As the list of individuals running to supplant President Obama begins to take shape -- Huck and Mitch out , Newt and Tim in -- one of the anticipated entrants has decided against ...
|N in Seattle||05/23/2011||16||7||-||530|
|nudger, our dear friend, has left us
It happened so fast. So very fast. I must sadly inform the dKos community that nudger died yesterday morning. It was just 18 days ago that Sara R ...
|N in Seattle||02/25/2011||64||262||2||1224|
Can I publish a diary that goes only to my own page?
|N in Seattle||02/13/2011||5||2||-||41|
|N in Seattle||02/12/2011||19||1||-||129|
|Californian arrested for threatening Jim McDermott (WA-07)
With Gabby Giffords lying in an intensive-care bed in Tucson's University Medical Center, this is an especially tense time in American politics. Though the timing is surely a coincidence, this ...
|N in Seattle||01/12/2011||34||53||-||266|
|WA-Sen: Riding Patty's coattails
Last night, the MSM -- and sleazy, smarmy, crooked, vacuous real estate speculator and failed banker Dino Rossi -- finally acknowledged what I (and others )
|N in Seattle||11/05/2010||53||32||2||120|
|WA-Sen: a good day for Patty (with poll)
Continuing the series of diaries I started yesterday , dissecting day-to-day changes in vote-...
|N in Seattle||11/04/2010||57||43||-||301|
|WA-Sen 2010: I'm breaking out my spreadsheet
UPDATE: Reliable sources tell me that King County took in 114,000 ballots this morning, now has about 300,000 unreported. ***** Long-, long-, long-time Kossacks will recall ...
|N in Seattle||11/03/2010||41||36||-||266|
|Anything less than +75 in the House is a *crushing* GOP defeat
On the (far) right side of the aisle, they're drooling in anticipation of an historic sweep. John Boehner is taking window measurements in the Speaker's office, Darrell Issa is writing articles of ...
|N in Seattle||11/02/2010||57||14||-||59|
|The Senate in 1959, when Robert C. Byrd arrived
Upon the death of Robert C. Byrd late last month, many commentators marked the remarkable length of his Senate career by pointing out that Dwight Eisenhower was President when he took office. Byrd ...
|N in Seattle||07/11/2010||48||26||2||62|
|Talking past each other
When I started putting this diary together, at around 10:30am PDT, the Recommended Diaries list was led by this pair of diaries: blackwaterdog '...
|N in Seattle||06/16/2010||68||16||-||32|
|Health Care Reform Debate LiveBlog-Shuttlepod 18
Update [2010-3-21 22:56:37 by N in Seattle]: -- H.R.3590 (as amended by the Senate) passes, 219-212. In the never-ending saga that is the House HCR debate,
|N in Seattle||03/21/2010||504||4||-||23|
|Healthcare Summit Shuttle Pod # 7
Daily Kos liveblog coverage of the HCR summit continues. Recommend only the Mothership so that it's the only diary on the Rec List about the summit. That way, we'll prevent clogging ...
|N in Seattle||02/25/2010||562||18||-||28|
|NJ-Gov & VA-Gov ... business as usual
What's been the underlying theme of the national press coverage of the 2009 election? I'm sure you've seen it or heard it. NPR:
|N in Seattle||11/04/2009||7||6||-||73|
|3 Days (+14,610) of Peace and Music
I was at Woodstock. There, I said it. I'm well aware that the number of people who'll tell you that they attended momentous events always vastly exceeds the actual count. It's often noted that, ...
|N in Seattle||08/15/2009||31||45||2||196|
|Scenes in da 'Burgh
So here we are in Pittsburgh, the City of Champions .
|N in Seattle||08/12/2009||17||9||-||7|
|Pre-NN09 visit to Fallingwater ... wanna join me?
Pittsburgh has many attractions -- the three rivers, Pitt's Cathedral of Learning (the world's 2nd-tallest academic building), the Carnegie Museums, PNC Park and Heinz Field, the Mexican War streets,
|N in Seattle||08/07/2009||9||5||-||29|
|Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- the end is nigh
Sorrow will reign tomorrow in Seattle ... it wll be the final day of publication of the Emerald City's oldest newspaper, the 146 year old Post-...
|N in Seattle||03/16/2009||54||32||-||19|
|Dartmouth College announces its next President
The 17th participant in the Wheelock Succession , and the first Asian-American President of Dartmouth College, will ...
|N in Seattle||03/02/2009||14||17||-||172|
|Shared birthdates ... Abe and Chuck, but who else?
Everyone who's anyone is marking today as the bicentennial of the most impressive shared birthdate in history. But if Darwin and Lincoln constitute the greatest of all shared birthdates, which pair ...
|N in Seattle||02/12/2009||61||13||-||96|
|Walking up Pennsylvania Avenue!
I'm sure the Secret Service people are going absolutely nuts. The President and the First Lady are walking up Pennsylvania Avenue, to the wild cheers of thousands of proud Americans! The Vice ...
|N in Seattle||01/20/2009||113||27||-||21|
|King County WA: vote for Sherril Huff by February 3!
Attention: King County voters!! You may have been surprised yesterday when you discovered a ballot in your mailbox. A ballot? Didn't we just finish electing Obama ...
|N in Seattle||01/16/2009||15||21||-||29|
|JFK and the "Where were you when...?" moment
[Crossposted and adapted from my blog, Peace Tree Farm ] Why do I write blogs and/or diaries on most November ...
|N in Seattle||11/22/2008||204||52||1||37|
|Coleman leads by 14,715 ... and that's *good*
Diary after diary, blog post after blog post, newspaper story after newspaper story ... they all report that Norm Coleman's lead in the MN-Sen recount is shrinking to 185 or 173 or 172 or some other ...
|N in Seattle||11/20/2008||97||63||1||22|
|MN-Sen recount ... how can it cost so little to do?
As Minnesota prepares to recount the razor-close Senate battle between Norm Coleman and Al Franken (with Dean "Monkeywrench" Barkley also in the mix), I am vividly reminded of the Washington ...
|N in Seattle||11/13/2008||15||9||1||18|
|Everywhere I've ever lived ... a Dem in the House
I'm 58 years old, and in that time period I've resided in 13 different Congressional Districts. After yesterday's election, every single one of those Districts will be represented ...
|N in Seattle||11/05/2008||15||18||-||189|
|BREAKING (really!) -- Ted Kennedy on the Senate floor!!
Right in the middle of the Medicare cloture vote. They broke into a standing ovation for him. I can't wait to hear the clerk say "Mr. Kennedy ... AYE". (Sorry about doing this as a BREAKING,
|N in Seattle||07/09/2008||215||470||4||97|
|Man-love for McCain on NPR's "Morning Edition"
Introducing the story by mentioning General Clark's criticism of McCain's use of his years as a POW to somehow demonstrate his "preparation" for the presidency, NPR's Scott Horsley did yeoman work ...
|N in Seattle||07/08/2008||28||15||-||25|
This isn't much of a diary, but I wanted to follow up MissLaura's April 27 front page article The VRWC at Dartmouth and ...
|N in Seattle||06/10/2008||67||14||-||11|
|What if the election ran like the Democratic primaries?
We've heard ad nauseum about the differences between Democratic delegate allocation and the Republican method, and between delegate allocation and electoral votes. Bill Clinton has ...
|N in Seattle||05/30/2008||21||16||1||18|
|James Yee, Democratic National Convention delegate (and UPDATE)
Update [2008-5-19 1:51:0 by N in Seattle]: WA Democratic Chair (and superdelegate) Dwight Pelz endorses Obama. More below... ##### Many of you will, I'm sure, ...
|N in Seattle||05/18/2008||41||39||2||49|
|Tom Rush -- a perspective on presidential "experience"
Baby Boomers like me probably have at least a vague recollection of the name Tom Rush . In the mid-60s we listened to his records, learned his guitar chords. ...
|N in Seattle||04/07/2008||14||13||-||2|
|Washingtonians -- where will you caucus?
Note: I would have posted this earlier in the day, but I wanted to give the Key Arena rallygoers a chance to see it and respond to it. ##### By now, the entire known world has ...
|N in Seattle||02/08/2008||350||190||5||19|
|The local Draft Board ... should I serve?
Those of us who are "of an age" remember the influence of the Draft Board on the lives (and deaths) of us and our brethren. Even if the closest we ever actually came to experiencing that influence ...
|N in Seattle||01/25/2008||54||34||-||27|
|First-in-the-nation caucus ... in the Seattle DrinkingLiberally precinct
UPDATE : RonK Seattle informs me that I missed a change in WA's caucus procedures. See below... And here you were thinking that Iowa's caucuses ...
|N in Seattle||01/02/2008||38||13||-||154|
|Bernard Lagat, *American* champion
Americans don't follow athletics . In fact, we don't even call it by its rightful name -- as football is ...
|N in Seattle||08/30/2007||11||8||-||3|
|More on 9999: The suckitude of the Phillies
A couple of days ago, I wrote about an impending (sad) milestone for my phavorite baseball team. As I write this, the Phillies are ...
|N in Seattle||07/13/2007||24||7||-||11|
|9999 and Holding (for now): A Phillies Phan's Plaint
Last Sunday, the Philadelphia Phillies erased an early Colorado lead and beat the Rockies, 8-4 . By doing so, they ...
|N in Seattle||07/11/2007||80||15||-||30|
|A night for the ages, and the aged
Wednesday was a triumph for the geezers. Well, the baseball geezers. In Phoenix, Randy Johnson (age 43 years, 233 days) ...
|N in Seattle||05/10/2007||30||8||-||12|
|DC Appeals Court rules against McDermott, 1st Amendment weeps
In a 5-4 en banc decision, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the plaintiff in Boehner v. McDermott . The full Associated Press article was ...
|N in Seattle||05/01/2007||39||26||-||19|
|Riverbend returns to "Baghdad Burning"!!
After more than two months, there's a new post on Baghdad Burning ! With ...
|N in Seattle||04/26/2007||11||19||-||21|
|Dissing Lieberman while helping Tim Johnson
Senator Maria Cantwell sent out a fundraising email today. Nothing extraordinary about that, even for a just-reelected Senator. Except that this message -- titled A Remarkable Man -- asked ...
|N in Seattle||03/29/2007||21||16||-||25|
|How will this war be memorialized? ... a Veterans' Day reflection||N in Seattle||11/11/2006||8||13||-||23|
|SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup ... TOMORROW!||N in Seattle||11/10/2006||13||3||1||17|
|SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup on SATURDAY||N in Seattle||11/08/2006||19||4||1||16|
|SeattleKos Not-A-Meetup -- this Saturday!||N in Seattle||11/06/2006||20||7||2||15|
|Bill Gates shows what he's made of||N in Seattle||10/10/2006||28||35||4||143|
|Good news for Osama -- Whitney Houston files for divorce||N in Seattle||09/13/2006||35||15||-||5|
|Does the Ceballos decision help Jim McDermott?||N in Seattle||05/31/2006||6||4||-||11|
|Medicare Part D-ylan (Happy birthday, Bob!)||N in Seattle||05/24/2006||30||18||1||143|
|Introducing the NEW! IMPROVED! WashBlog||N in Seattle||01/11/2006||15||20||-||10|
|Acting like a Republican||N in Seattle||12/28/2005||9||15||-||24|
|GOP dirty tricks in WA state (again...)||N in Seattle||11/04/2005||17||30||1||20|
|The beat(ing) goes on, but IOKIYAR||N in Seattle||10/20/2005||7||32||-||23|
|Baghdad Burning is back!||N in Seattle||09/08/2005||13||13||1||-|
|Hidden in Seattle Times editorial: Bring 'em home||N in Seattle||08/19/2005||11||6||-||-|
|Cajun primary dumped in Washington||N in Seattle||07/15/2005||62||8||-||37|
|Buffering capacity||N in Seattle||07/01/2005||18||12||-||15|
|This good Republican is a dead Republican||N in Seattle||06/05/2005||21||5||-||2|
|WA Gov compendium (Nov-Dec 2004)||N in Seattle||06/03/2005||4||7||-||177|
|AP snark? Bush on SS in Greece NY||N in Seattle||05/25/2005||5||5||-||-|
|Seattle Kossack report||N in Seattle||04/11/2005||32||2||-||-|
|Seattle Kossacks gathering ... TOMORROW!||N in Seattle||04/08/2005||4||1||-||-|
|Seattle Kossacks ... this Saturday||N in Seattle||04/05/2005||18||-||-||-|
|Capt Yee report, good companies -- Seattle Times Sunday||N in Seattle||01/16/2005||9||11||-||-|
|WA Gov -- Rossi won't concede||N in Seattle||12/29/2004||142||61||-||25|
|WA Gov -- s/p recount, Vance stirs||N in Seattle||12/27/2004||122||46||-||13|
|WA Gov -- recount final ... now what?||N in Seattle||12/27/2004||17||19||-||15|
|WA Gov -- the day of decisions (39/39)||N in Seattle||12/22/2004||48||70||-||15|
|WA Gov -- midday Monday report (still 38/39)||N in Seattle||12/20/2004||44||49||-||12|
|WA Gov -- one left, plus courts (38/39)||N in Seattle||12/18/2004||45||41||-||16|
|WA Gov -- Snohomish! (36/39)||N in Seattle||12/17/2004||99||62||-||73|
|WA Gov -- trickling in (35/39)||N in Seattle||12/16/2004||45||49||-||13|
|WA Gov --- the little ones are in (32/39)||N in Seattle||12/15/2004||53||63||-||11|
|WA Gov -- the counting continues (24/39)||N in Seattle||12/14/2004||50||56||-||12|
|WA Gov -- to the weekend (17/39 counted)||N in Seattle||12/11/2004||52||67||-||12|
|WA Gov -- recount thru Thu (10 counties in)||N in Seattle||12/10/2004||44||64||-||14|
|(Seattle area) Holiday Party for Progressives||N in Seattle||12/09/2004||1||1||-||10|
|WA Gov -- now, to the real recount||N in Seattle||12/08/2004||16||19||-||13|
|WA Gov -- wrapup/analysis of recount #1||N in Seattle||12/01/2004||20||20||-||14|
|WA Gov -- let's get ready to ... RECOUNT!!!||N in Seattle||11/30/2004||55||67||-||11|
|CNN blinds us with "science"||N in Seattle||11/25/2004||72||56||-||3|
|WA Gov -- waiting for King||N in Seattle||11/24/2004||14||9||-||13|
|WA Gov -- Monday recount report||N in Seattle||11/23/2004||128||16||-||28|
|WA Gov -- summary (of Round 1, that is)||N in Seattle||11/19/2004||10||17||-||11|
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