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I mean, I DO get it. He tried to soldier on. Didn't work. Realized that he had to drink. Became nervous about what it would look like, and, with thousands of thoughts between the politician giving his most important political speech ever and the pure animal need for a sip of water, well, Marco Rubio went ass over teakettle. Continue reading ?
In seeking new cooperation from Republicans to enact the initiatives President Obama outlined Tuesday in his State of the Union address, the Senate’s top Democrat quoted thhe late GOP hero, President Ronald Reagan. With the dawn of Obama’s...Show More Summary
The second term agenda which President Obama outlined Tuesday night in his State of the Union address—expressed through new policies for energy, pay equity, jobs, and education—was well-received by voters, a prominent Democratic polling organization finds. Show More Summary
President Obama plans to hold an online phone call with supporters Tuesday night after he delivers his State of the Union speech at the Capitol. The call is being held under the auspices of Organizing for Action (OFA), the new organization designed to build grassroots support for the president’s initiatives. Show More Summary
The pundits may be getting the attention of what President Obama ought to talk about Tuesday night as he delivers his annual State of the Union address, the nation’s children also are weighing in. The children’s advocacy group the Children’s...Show More Summary
As Democrats craft an alternative to the $85 billion sequester set to hit the federal budget March 1, they should work to prevent their new legislation from impacting the nation’s poor, a prominent hunger-relief organization urges. Lawmakers...Show More Summary
While I can decry the rape of privacy in our modern world (the REAL issue regarding drones), I cannot empathize with Bush's exposure. For a man obsessed with his PERSONAL and his father's official privacy, what justice could be MORE poetic? Continue reading ?
Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee should use Thursday’s confirmation hearing of John Brennan to be director of the CIA as a means to get more detailed information on the Obama administration’s policies of targeted killings of suspected terrorists, a leading civil liberties group urges. Show More Summary
One of the Senate’s most outspoken progressives is vowing to fight the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) decision to end Saturday delivery of mail. “The postmaster general cannot save the Postal Service by ending one of its major competitive...Show More Summary
And in an appropriately blacked-out Super Bowl, featuring a Mercedes Benz commercial wherein a fellow is tempted to sell his soul for a new, cheap Mercedes (featuring the Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil" -- forever stained by...Show More Summary
Newly sworn in Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for work for the first time Monday, greeted by cheering State Department workers. The former senior senator from Massachusetts, Kerry is the first sitting chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become secretary in more than a century. Show More Summary
Evidently, the NRA needs to let people know who their enemies are. Paranoid NRA Releases Enemy List - Are YOU On It? Continue reading ?
There is no more dangerous notion in the world today than the notion of "pre-emptive war." We have seen the result in Iraq, for those who might have missed those who missed Vietnam getting us into a quagmire that another Administration would be left to clean up. Continue reading ?
The internet is full of articles and video from today’s Senate testimony regarding gun violence. I can’t read them or watch them anymore. One after another the witnesses, both sane and insane, revealed what is wrong with America at the...Show More Summary
Longtime readers of The Dem Daily know that I hold John Kerry in the highest regard and had the honor of working on his ’04 presidential and for his PAC in ’06. So yes, I’ll just admit it, I’m biased. I am so pleased for John Kerry that...Show More Summary
my original blog began as my attempt to publicly raise the question (by my running for office) : "If a candidate gets more than 90% of his funding from outside the district, will that candidate actually represent the district or will he represent his outside sugar daddies?" Continue reading ?
by Walter Brasch There was a lot of news this past week. Some of it was even reported by the news media. First, there was a football player from Notre Dame who either did or didn’t know that his girlfriend was or wasn’t real, but died sometime during the season. Show More Summary
I wasn't fired, I quit! intone the surrogates for the Queen of Moosylvania. Continue reading ?
Dear Mr. President, The pomp and circumstance of your second inauguration is over, and the American people are ready to follow your lead, well then again maybe only 51% of us. Stay true to yourself, don’t allow the political tomfoolery...Show More Summary
Senator John Kerry’s confirmation hearing as Secretary of State was held today. Kerry drew some heat on his Syria policy and he also spoke on Iran’s nuclear program. “The president has made it definitive–we will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon,” he said in his opening statement to the committee. Show More Summary