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Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: Booman Tribune

There's no upside to killing the effort off at this stage.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2010, Source: Booman Tribune

There are no government buildings, there are no businesses left, and there is no safe housing. How do we help Haiti rebuild?

Posted on: Dec 30, 2009, Source: AlterNet

I'd be more tolerant of Blue Dogs (especially those in blood red districts) if they didn't lie in order to justify voting with the Republicans.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Here's why.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

What the administration is facing is a consequence of the left having to eat too much shit on a whole host of issues.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Though Obama's program is quite liberal, he doesn't seem to care much how it's achieved.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

It's far past time for the Senate Democrats to reach a compromise.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

After complaints from everyone, including the mailman.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The only thing they fear more than terrorist attacks is having to face up to the pointlessness of what has been done with their support.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Hard-core conservatives aren't trying to win hearts and minds. They're trying to yank back control of the White House, plain and simple.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Sen. Thomas R. Carper (D-DE) has proposed a plan in which states would get the public option by default.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

He's dumber than a bag of hammers.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

I wouldn't oppose it reflexively.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The former candidate is trying to push his party to a more inclusive place.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The numbers don't lie.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Touting an unabashed pro-war posture, the Post appears unwilling to engage in an actual conversation about Afghanistan.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

When I started working for ACORN in 2004, I was one of only four white people employed in their North Philadelphia office.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

One way for the Blue Dogs to avoid criticism is to stop humping the leg of insurance companies. Since that isn't going to happen, they just try to make us shut up.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Understanding this stuff offers a window into the prospects of health reforms passing.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The New York Republican refuses to acknowledge the gruesome implications (and facts) of the previous administration's torture program.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Apparently, it's Constitutional to execute a prisoner known to be innocent.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The senator is becoming the face of Republican opposition.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

A round-up of events you might have missed.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Attorney General Eric Holder's investigation has important historical implications.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Please, stop bitching about the pace of the legislative agenda or the fact that the leadership has been successful in pushing it.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Let's give credit where credit's due: it looks very likely now that the House is going to pass a health care plan that includes a public option.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Based on their performance regarding health care reform thus far, it's fair to call blue dog dems corporate whores, plain and simple.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Note to Obama: The object of oversight is to keep covert activities within a legal framework and protect people's rights.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Obama may pay a high political price for doing the right thing, but he just has to pay it.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Where are they going from here?

Posted on: Jun 18, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

The complex nature of the relationship between religion and politics in Iran makes this hard to assess.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Some info about the Grand Ayatollahs.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Learn a bit before you pontificate.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

I don't have the slightest sympathy for any of the Settlers and I regard them as enemies of peace.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

"Israelis must acknowledge that just as Israel's right to exist cannot be denied, neither can Palestine's."

Posted on: May 31, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Barack and Michelle Obama went to Manhattan last night to see a Broadway play. Cue conservative faux outrage.

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

One of the costs of committing troops to Iraq and Afghanistan is that we don't have the resources to effectively deal with this.

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

A look at Karl Rove and Sonia Sotomayor's academic accomplishments. Guess who comes out on top?

Posted on: May 25, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Obama didn't create the center-left Establishment, but he is doing everything he can to protect and consolidate it.

Posted on: May 24, 2009, Source: Booman Tribune

Sometimes I wonder if they even know what assholes they are.

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