In 1952, my father was a young sailor in the US Coast Guard, on leave in Washington. Early one morning, he’d gone to a shop to buy cigarettes, stepped outside for a smoke and was startled by the sight of the President of the United States
Perhaps it's a testimony to just how tenuous and potentially dangerous the situation is in Egypt, but even Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell--who has made ensuring President Obama only a single term his foremost priority--could not bring
From Time for Change at Democratic Underground, part of a very long piece about the division among Democrats. I thought this nailed it: Yes, the administration and Congress have accomplished a lot -- but where are the programs and legislation that
So the bloodbath is over. I remember waking up the day after Bush won reelection in 2004 and had a similar feeling, only we didn't hold the White House. It's been discussed on this blog and others what we thought the mistakes were since 2008, so I
(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Revisionist history is in full bloom on The Chris Matthews Show, all in the name of undermining Barack Obama. Now, Barack Obama is guilty of not-connecting with voters, unlike Bill Clinton. There's been a lot of
(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Chris Matthews is at it again. The man who believes that "Life is a campaign" alternates hot and cold with Obama like no one else in the corporate media, but never with any kind of reasonable logic. One good speech
April 07, 2010 CBC The Hour
(h/t Liberal Democratic Party on Facebook) 'Nuff said. Amato: Check out Video Cafe for a ton of other videos...
[media id=12081] WBAI’s Talk Back! interview with Michael Moore - Monday March 1, 2010 5:00pm At 56:55: “There’s so many great websites now.
[media id=11927] (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) What an exercise in non-critical thinking and the wholesale acceptance of right wing talking points witho