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Republocrat duopoly eats itself in Calif. Lege, Congresswoman Nguyen

So the Congresswoman, whose family came as refugees from VietNam, while she was still a very small child, and her father was some kind of government official in the Puppet Saigon Regime, went on a revenge rant against Tom Hayden, … Continue reading

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DADT repeal on hold

Stalled. A retaliation, perhaps, for the filibuster on the Tax/Unemployment “deal”. Mixed feelings on the first. I mean, sure, take away inequality. But this reminds me of something Cicely Tyson said in a movie, concerning the integration of the Army, … Continue reading

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GOP Republicorp outsources groveling lackies from subsidiary Democratards

We the electorate have been warned that “REPUBLICORP” will be unveiled as the dreaded merger of the GOP and corporate masters. Unconcatenated into the spiffy boo-word is mention of the Democratic Party, a wholly-powned subsidiary. Sure they’re the voices sounding … Continue reading

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33 Billion more asked for the war…

uhhhh… What, is President Obama doing the Presidential version of a filibuster, tossing in all kinds of extras to the budget just to keep the opposition scrambling? I wonder how quick John McCain and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R, Alaska) are … Continue reading

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Costa Rica a prototypical Western Democracy

PUERTO JIMINEZ, CR- Touring Costa Rica has been interesting. Considering the turmoil of Central America, it may be a shining example of a functional Capitalist Democracy. It´s got a healthy middle class and a relatively contented populace. Can it offer … Continue reading

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El Paso County Peter Principle sadists

I attended a County Commission meeting Thursday morning and caught such a whiff of bureaucratic decay that I don’t have any faith that our local government works at all. Continue reading

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Elliot Spitzer plays role model Democrat

Elliot Spitzer resigns having discredited the New York Governor’s Office with unsavory impropriety. No sooner had phone taps revealed his financial exchanges with a prostitute, than Republicans were calling for Spitzer’s resignation or he would face impeachment. Where do his … Continue reading

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What kind of idiot do they take you for?

In the hands of Republicans, the filibuster seems to be a silver bullet. They used it today without firing a shot. The Democratic majority wanted to fashion some legislation, but lacked the 60 votes to stop a filibuster. As a … Continue reading

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Darfur round and round table discussion

People please come prepared to the Darfur round table discussion tomorrow night. The in-house event at the PPJPC is intended to bridge a perceived divide that our organization may be telegraphing regarding non endorsement of the Save Darfur organization and … Continue reading

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Ken Salazar to start Filibuster For Peace

Ken Salazar, Democratic Senator from Colorado, has grown a spine and has begun to Filibuster against Iraqi War funding! He was egged on to take a principled stance for once, by Richard Skorman of Poor Richard fame, who was named … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs -1, Salazar 0

Well this is a fine developement for Colorado Springs. Arguably the highest profile progressive elected to a local post, city councilman and vice-mayor Richard Skorman, has resigned his position to become the regional liason for Senator Ken Salazar.   The … Continue reading

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Democrats stand for naught

There is a point to partisanship after all.   Senator Diane Feinstein takes a curious stand regarding Judge Alito and the Supreme Court. “I do not see a likelihood of a filibuster,” said Feinstein. “This might be a man I … Continue reading

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