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This Blog is Scheduled to Self Destruct!

Greetings Writers, Readers and Friends As the publisher of The Democratic Daily since July 2005, I would like to announce that The Democratic Daily domain name has officially sold. It’s been a hell of run here in the last 13 years. I’m so proud of the work done here over … Continue reading ?

The End

I am reliably informed that the Democratic Daily domain has been sold. This is my last post, therefore. I started posting here in 2oo7, so it’s been nearly eleven years now. The blogosphere is dying, my friends. The old standbys are shutting down or fading away. It’s been fun. From … Continue reading ?

The Obligatory post-Super Bowl post

There is a good reason that Western Civilization adopted Arabic numbers: Roman numerals are a nightmare Continue reading ?

Under Pressure, or, Notes from a disabled submarine at crush depth

And to those who think I'm "advocating violence" please note that predicting the sunrise in no wise advocates sunrises, disparages sunsets nor denies the possibility of the moon. Continue reading ?

In Defense of Kevin Spacey

And, for whatever reason, the mob doesn't care ALL THAT MUCH about AR-15s -- Favored by mass-murderers 15-0® -- but the mere mention of a penis drives them insane, into savage fits of feral lunacy. Continue reading ?

Dear Posterity

Santayana would weep. Not only do we not learn from history, we want to repeat its mistakes bigger and yuger. (sic) Continue reading ?

Dark Money Co-opts the IRS and No One Says A Word

The big money behind the Tea Party has pulled a Dick Cheney: They've forced the fellow they shot in the face to apologize to them for being shot. Continue reading ?

The GOPpelgänger Cometh

It is the GOPpelgänger argument: the almost mindless mirroring of the Right that creates a NewsBusters to counter Media Matters. Continue reading ?

Holy Guacamole, Callista!

If we accept the notion that we should have relations with the Holy See, shouldn't we AT LEAST nominate an ambassador who is not a living repudiation of the standards that the Church purports to stand for?  Continue reading ?

Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

By cutting the subsidies that "make up" the portion of the premiums that the poor don't pay (not the poorest, who, long since, were denied Medicaid coverage by Republicans in twenty-plus states) just as open enrollment is set to begin, he hopes to force insurance companies OUT of the market. Continue reading ?

Warm and Fuzzy Were the Eclipses

The old superstitious notion that eclipses aren't portents of doom isn't refuted by this moon-ths news.  Continue reading ?

Heather Heyer: An American Patriot

        William Lewis Moore a postman from Baltimore was shot and killed during a one-man march against segregation. Rev. Bruce Klunder was a civil rights activist who protested the building of a segregated school and was crushed to death when a bulldozer backed over him. Andrew Goodman … Continue reading ?

Assigned Airline Seats Are a Scam

As Ann Coulter learned recently, you don’t always get what you want—especially when it comes to airline seats. She had booked a seat with extra legroom on her recent Delta flight, only to arrive and see that flight attendants wanted her to sit in a different seat with extra legroom. … Continue reading ?

Unplugged From The Chaos

I am nauseous from the endless depredations of the Trump-GOP Clown Car, and tired of hearing about it, frankly. Continue reading ?

Gobbledygook: How to Navigate the New Laptop Regulations

Yesterday Homeland Security blinked and balked. Instead of banning cabin laptops on flights coming from Europe altogether, as it had been threatening for months, DHS came out with vague regulations which nobody yet understands. In March, DHS completely banned laptops and tablets from ten airports, on all flights entering the … Continue reading ?

Republican Health Care Plan Revealed

The general consensus is that it's merely the House bill with some provisions re-stated in order to seem less cruel. Continue reading ?

War not enough of a ratings grabber to be of note

... a snowball has started rolling down a steep (if not slippery) slope and we happen to be aboard... Continue reading ?

‘You’re A Nation’? or ‘Urination’?

Stripping health care, environmental protections, labor and workplace safety regulations, etc. etc. turns us into a NON-manufacturing, raw materials exporting third world nation. Destroying our science and censoring scientific information returns us to the Dark Ages. Continue reading ?

The Evil Genius Laptop Ban Put on Hold for Now

05/30/2017 03:55 pm ET | Updated 1 day ago The incredibly stupid laptop ban on flights coming from Europe was put “on hold,” Politico reported on Tuesday afternoon. The article quoted a European official as saying, “Both sides have agreed to intensify technical talks and try and find a common … Continue reading ?

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