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The Republican abuse of the filibuster is finally even getting to the American people. Think Progress: One of the greatest obstacles to passing pr Read more...
Leave it to a wingnut Republican to post a video from inside the green zone after an attack. I would think that's a no-no, but I'm not a Republican in Read more...
A little blast from the past. Walter Cronkite introduces a Dan Rather segment on Republican re-election efforts in January 1972. The more things chang Read more...
SMH: (h/t Nonny Mouse) Australia and other countries have demanded that China explain why it launched a missile last week to knock out an ageing weat Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Del Reeves
(guest-blogged by Howie Klein) Named for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Del Reeves, was a country music superstar since the 1960s. He died this week, Ja Read more...

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Lawyers, Guns and Money Via,screenwriter John Rogers definitively demolishes the second half of the above oft-repeated bit of conservative received Read more...
Secret Service Searches Home of Protester Renee Jensen of Elkins, West Virginia, likes to express herself. She has put up as many as a dozen signs i Read more...
Tuesday :: January 18, 2005 Tragically, a family was murdered in New Jersey last week. The father of the family, Hossam Armanious, was a "Coptic Chr Read more...
The Iraqi elections that went "better than expected" produced a bump in President Bush's approval rating, according to the latest CNN/USA Today/Gallup Read more...