34 to go: The solution to nearly every problem we have: fewer Republicans

Let me put this simply. Even if you don’t plan to vote for a Republican on November 4, you’re not off the hook. Unless you are prepared to do whatever is necessary over the next 34 days to make sure Democrats win every election … Continue reading

Mr. Obama went to Washington, and he and the Democrats want you to help them!

Many progressives love to look at old movies from before the TV era and cite them as examples of how America should be. One of their favorites is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It’s commonly cited as their ideal political movie, and … Continue reading

Bill Moyers on Real Time About Health Care

Here is an enlightening interview with Bill Moyers about the current health care bills before Congress… it is a MUST SEE… … Continue reading

Updated Again!: Factchecking Factcheck.org: No Abortions With the Health Care Reform Bill

(Who knew? A friendly little reminder that a factcheck.org piece is mistaken, and it turns into something of a war? Come on, guys… we all make mistakes; it's okay…) Look; I like Factcheck.org. They perform an essential public service, and … Continue reading

That Hard Slogging Harry Reid!

You know, this is one of those things that makes me say “WTF!” Senate bracing for a ‘hard slog’ on stimulus bill – CNN.com. On Thursday night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, said it is going to be a … Continue reading

McAuliffe Promises to Help Obama — RUN, BARACK, RUN!!

Terry McAuliffe, the supremely ineffective former head of the DNC and DLC stalwart, is now predicting the race will be over by early June. But he makes a promise that is almost as scary as a convention floor fight… From: … Continue reading

It’s Just Not That Simple…

One constant theme throughout Saturday’s protest in Washington was this notion that Democrats are somehow just as culpable as Republicans when it comes to stopping the Iraq occupation, because they somehow hold "the power of the purse" and apparently haven’t … Continue reading

Leahy Says F*** You Back to Bushies

I’m going to go out on a limb here, and say the Democrats in the Senate are going to become increasingly frustrated and pissy with the Bush White House. They’re simply not used to being the least effective body in … Continue reading