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A political blogger for the International Business Times, Steve Leser is a hot national political pundit. He has appeared on MSNBC's Coundown with Keith Olbermann, Comedy Central's Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Russia Today's (RT) Crosstalk with Peter Lavelle. But, Leser is most known for his work as commentator and the progressive counterpoint on the very conservative FOX News cable network. Steve Leser has been frequently featured on Your World with Neil Cavuto, Bulls & Bears, and Cashing In against such FOX notables as Neil Cavuto and Stuart Varney. Leser gave the stirring live commentary on FOX as news broke of the resignation of Sarah Palin as Governor of Alaska.
Steve Leser is in demand in New York as keynote speaker for his authority on the power and machinations of Republican think tanks, the economy, health care reform and various other political topics.
Leser is also a political organizer and has held positions within the Democratic Party including District Chair and Public Relations Chair within county organizations.
(5 comments) SHARE Monday, September 29, 2008 Palin to McCain - Oops I did it Again
Oops! I did it again
I played with your campaign, got lost in the game
Oh baby baby
Oops! You thought I was smart
Cause I was a Governor
I'm just not competent!
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, March 13, 2009 I too am a Grass Mud Horse - Cao Ni Ma!
The Chinese government, which has been censoring internet content available to its citizens since the world wide web came into being, has recently embarked on what it calls a "anti Smut campaign", an aggressive program designed to filter out all objectionable content.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 15, 2009 Dennis Rodman Gives Back and unveils Rodman Raffle
Dennis Rodman, arguably basketball's best defensive player in the modern era, has joined with the Mission of Saint Francis to raise money for their efforts to assist with helping people beat addiction and substance abuse.
(23 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 28, 2008 Palin flunks two GED Interviews
The question I would ask my readers is, if she is able to 'cram' enough information to make a passable show at the Vice Presidential debate, should that matter? We know how little she knows and we know that she isnt ready. If she is able to somehow come close enough in performance during the debate to Joe Biden, would that mean anything?
(44 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 16, 2009 Tea Parties Fail to Draw Anywhere Near Predicted Attendance
For the event to have so low a turnout after two weeks of non-stop promotion by Fox News and the backing of all of these heavy hitting Republican think tanks is a statement in itself. Just think about what a few minutes of time on a major nationwide cable network like Fox News costs to buy.
(54 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 8, 2009 Republicans have no Clue what Socialism and Communism means
In fact, no Democrats are Socialists or Communists (at least none that understand what it means to be a Democrat). If any of us were, we would leave the Democratic Party and join one of the many Socialist or Communist parties that exist in the US. The fact that we are Democrats means that we believe in Capitalism albeit with appropriate oversight and rules.
(145 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 1, 2011 Reasons why Bradley Manning's alleged Crimes are Serious and deserve Harsh Punishment
I thought that was the point of Wikileaks, to highlight issues that need investigation. I was therefore extremely disappointed when I heard that the next thing being released was over 250,000 miscellaneous materials that are mostly diplomatic cables that suggest no wrongdoing that needs to be investigated. That was the beginning of my disillusionment with Wikileaks and as more information came out about the materials...
(16 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 16, 2008 McCain vs Obama Final Debate Deconstructed
Since McCain has been for the typical Republican economic platform, he had to prove to people that he would chart a new direction different from what he has done in his past.
(16 comments) SHARE Friday, September 12, 2008 Palin Casually Speaks of War with a Nuclear Armed Russia
Palin has casually talked of war with a country that has thousands of nuclear warheads each many times greater than the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs and this same country unequivocally has the ability to deliver these weapons to every part of the United States.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 20, 2008 Hillary Clinton's Released White House Records show she Lied about Opposing NAFTA
One of the things you would expect of someone who really has good experience and judgment is that they can articulate a basic set of principles and positions on issues that they can run on and defend and that stay relatively static. Hillary gives a different opinion on the same subjects every couple of weeks depending on her audience and what she thinks it will net her.
(65 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 13, 2008 Pelosi Team Hints at Progressive Shift
The Obama team isn't the only National political leadership team undergoing a transition. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reorganizing the House Leadership team to include almost exclusively progressive members.
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Palin vs. Biden - A Debate Preview
Anyone is capable of being taken in by a snake oil salesman if they aren't paying attention and the expectations for her are so low that if she doesn't dribble on the microphone or start speaking in tongues, she could be seen as exceeding those expectations.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 22, 2009 Unemployment – Yes I bet 7.5% or lower by August 22, 2010
Today, on the Fox News' show “Cashin' In”, I bet that in one year, unemployment will be at or below 7.5%. I backed up that bet with some serious, albeit humorous (for everyone but me, I assure you) potential consequences.
(76 comments) SHARE Saturday, November 22, 2008 Obama's Cabinet Picks and Flawed Criticism Thereof
Someone who knows how to be a leader can make a big difference in how an organization and individuals in that organization perform. The leader sets the tone and expectations, inspires (or fails to inspire) and follows up to make sure their expectations are being met.
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Students Biggest Lesson from Obama Speech? Republicans Lie - A LOT!
Students learned one important lesson from the speech and it is an unintended one as far as politicians on both side are concerned. The dissonance between what the Republicans claimed would be in the speech and the speech that was given will forever have these students questioning whether anything the Republican Party and its politicians and pundits say is true or yet another fantastic lie.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Bush Administration Condoleezza Rice Where Hast Thou Been? Condi?
It is actually Secretary Rice who in my opinion has been the worst member of the Bush Cabinet. To be sure, the worst single blunder, the Iraq war, is owned by Rumsfeld, but Condi Rice shows the remarkable ability to make terrible mistakes on multiple different issues month after month and year after year without a single major accomplishment to which to point and seemingly without negative consequences.
(70 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Obama's Economic Challenge Underestimated
What is almost universal is the lack of understanding of how bad this economic downturn is likely to get and what impact that will have on Obama's first term and whether that first term is seen as a success or failure.
(5 comments) SHARE Monday, January 16, 2006 Iraq - Why we REALLY went to war
The debate over why we went to war in Iraq has raged ever since the current Bush administration began to publicly discuss removing Saddam Hussein from power in 2002, almost a year before the war began.
(12 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 5, 2008 Palin Debate Performance Deconstructed
This is the kind of preparation and performance that you would expect given someone who doesnt know very much and isn't prepared to be Vice President.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, November 3, 2008 Election 2008 - Predictions and What to Expect Tuesday Night
We have a race where Barack Obama is clearly ahead and increasing his lead in the last few days of national polling and where we have tightening polls in some battleground states. Making this more complicated this year is that some 32 states allow early voting including some of the states whose polls are tightening.
SHARE Wednesday, September 3, 2008 Palin Delivers Tired, Nasty, Telepromptered 40 Year Old Conservative Rhetoric at RNC
Palin delivered the lines against Obama like a comedian that specializes in nasty sarcasm, like a kind of right-wing female version of David Spade. "Obama's Pre-school, look into it". In fact, I wondered if Palin was trying to convince people she would be a good Vice President, or auditioning for the open position at Saturday Night Live.
(36 comments) SHARE Friday, January 9, 2009 Palin Whines in Interview about Unfair Treatment During Campaign
Palin churlishly attacks the blogosphere, Katie Couric, Caroline Kennedy, John McCain and McCain campaign decisions, Tina Fey, etc. Palin also makes the bizarre claim that it was her social class that caused her to be attacked and that is why Caroline Kennedy will not be attacked.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 14, 2008 Tim Russert - A Good Man but Biased Journalist
When I think of the life of Tim Russert I will think of a man who could have done so much good with the power that was given to him and instead used it to help those who had some of the worst motives and intentions on the American political scene.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 7, 2010 Conservative Boycott of "Too Liberal" CPAC is ON!
This year, CPAC has accepted the sponsorship of a conservative gay rights group, GOProud. According to an article on Free Republic, "GOProud advocates same-sex "marriage," a repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, and "expanding access to domestic partner benefits" for "homosexuals' "
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 5, 2008 McCain - Coming are his Desperate Attacks
Most normal people in John McCain's position would fight harder to try to convince the people of this country that his positions on the issue were better and that he was the better candidate. I call this the "Try to get people to like me more" strategy. Republicans don't think that way. They employ the "Try to get people to like the other guy less" strategy.
(10 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 23, 2008 Enough with Sarah "Chauncey Gardiner" Palin
When we Democrats say that, the rest of you had better listen. We tried to warn everyone about George W. Bush's lack of cognitive abilities and look how he is about to leave the country.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, January 18, 2008 Stagflation Returning to the US Economy after 30 years
It is important to recognize whether a recession is a typical one and when it is stagflation. The remedies for each are completely different and utilizing the wrong remedy will have disastrous consequences.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, May 22, 2010 Rand Paul -" Embattled GOP Senate Nominee Cancels Meet the Press Appearance
For a politician to beg out of attending means things are so bad for them that their handlers believe that they do not have the ability to handle the tough questions that might be asked on the show and thus this incredible opportunity to introduce yourself to millions of voters and potential contributors on TVs most respected political show has to be squandered.
(11 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 7, 2008 McCain vs. Obama - Debate Preview
People are hurting, those who participate in the financial markets are terrified, and John McCain wants to talk about something that has already been discussed and has absolutely no bearing on what is going on in this country.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Economic Woes a Result of the Iraq War and Bush Tax Cuts
You can talk about the housing bubble and sub-prime mortgages and the lending crisis, but without the loss of $1.7 trillion dollars in revenue and without the expenditures of $600 Billion on the Iraq war, I feel confident in saying we could have dealt with those issues.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, July 6, 2009 Palin Resignation - She Got "Fed Up"
Many of us speculated as to the reason for the resignation but having seen now the reports after a few days, it is Stuart Varney who I think nailed the reason for the resignation. Stuart's first read was that Palin got "Fed Up".
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 4, 2007 Bush Impeachment Libby Commutation Makes it Imperative
A President cannot be allowed to take such a brazen act to impede an investigation in which he is one of the potential suspects. Congress should ALWAYS respond to acts like these with impeachment hearings otherwise Presidents will feel like they can live above the law and take action to prevent any consequences.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 15, 2009 Joe Lieberman plays the Scorned Ex so well
Are there any lengths to which Joe Lieberman will not go in order to punish the Democratic Party for denying him the nomination for senate three years ago?
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Healthcare Reform Foes Claim US Citizens To Be Made Into Vampires
In the latest round of sensationalist claims coming from Healthcare reform opponents, the claim is being made that, to save money and make Healthcare reform budget neutral, the latest Democratic plan mandates that US citizens are to be made into vampires.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 29, 2009 Personal Democracy Forum 2009
One of the things that the Personal Democracy forum or PDF explores is the impact of technology on politics and sessions help attendees better understand the relationship and how to leverage technology in politics and civic action.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, December 31, 2006 Progressivism the Journey How I approach Progressivism
Progressives have to find a way to come together to sell Progressivism. Complaining about the Democratic Party, arguing about who is and who isn't a Progressive or who is and isn't "Progressive Enough" and other negative pursuits are not going to get the job done.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 25, 2008 McCain Debate Cancellation Is Attempt to Stop VP Debate
McCain may very well lose the election anyway, but if Biden takes apart Palin in the Vice Presidential debate as is almost certain to happen, McCain will lose by a landslide. No one would have any confidence in McCain's judgment after the Vice Presidential debate.
(9 comments) SHARE Friday, March 27, 2009 Does the United States Enjoy Privileged Status?
There is a tendency to regard America as the most righteous country in the world and because of that, they believe that America is allowed to do things that other countries are not allowed to do.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 25, 2007 Iraq and Afghanistan War Surge Hokey Pokey WH attempts to Obscure the War Failures
The GOP has been spending most of the last few months trying to convince everyone that our Iraq policy is a success because the surge has reduced violence levels in Iraq. Republicans know that this is a lie of omission designed to obfuscate the political failures in Iraq that mark the entire war there as a failure.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 14, 2009 Israel Election Aftermath: Hope Is Lost
Whenever a modern state has turned to the far right, the result has almost always been catastrophe for that country and often for many of its neighbors.
SHARE Saturday, June 17, 2006 Democratic Plan Election 2006 A New Direction for America
When the American People go to the polls this November 7th to elect a new congress, they will have a clear choice, a choice between the failed policies of the Bush administration and the current majority Republican congress, and a New Direction unveiled recently by the Democratic Party.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Jilted Joe Lieberman is the new Zell Miller
Why do I get the feeling that when he was a kid, Lieberman was the kind of person that would take his ball and go home when the rest of the kids didn't want to play the same game he wanted to play?
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre and our Sick Society full of Lost Souls
When we have an eruption of violence by one person or a small group of people like Cho Seung-Hui or Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold I think I have the opposite reaction to that of most people. I am surprised that things like this do not happen more often.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, June 16, 2008 My Tim Russert Article Generates Controversy
I don't believe people like me should be censored or pressured to self censor at any time when they are discussing what they/we believe is the truth about powerful figures.
(20 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 9, 2008 McCain Jokes about Killing Iranians ... AGAIN
I will never understand this fascination some Republican politicians have with joking about killing people. It must be something that appeals to the Republican electorate because both of the past two Republican Presidential nominees have done this.
(19 comments) SHARE Saturday, May 3, 2008 Why only Obama can beat McCain
When the Superdelegates decide whom they are going to support, if electability factors into their decision at all, they should consider the constituencies and who can unite those constituencies and the party.
(15 comments) SHARE Sunday, December 24, 2006 Iraq War - Pardon the Troops Accused of Crimes
It is our fault that this happened to them. When I say 'our' I mean everyone who is a citizen of the United States. It is in our name that they are there fighting. I know that certain segments of our nation deserve more of a share of the blame, namely those who were in favor of this war from the beginning, but it does not mean that the rest of us do not still share some of it.
SHARE Monday, December 4, 2006 Republican Corruption Fallout Continues The New Hampshire Election Phone Jamming Scandal
New Hampshire voters saw just how much Republicans respect those values they are always talking about and they did not like what they saw. Voters nationwide need to understand that when Democrats talk about issues with elections and how the GOP seem to play fast and loose (I am being generous) with election laws, there is something behind what we are talking about.
SHARE Monday, October 27, 2008 McCain continues Failed Bush Logic on Taxes & Economy
McCain is arguing for the same failed Republican policies that bankrupted the federal AND state governments, put a lot of money into the hands of the wealthy and hurt the middle class and this resulted in an overall much weaker economy.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 5, 2008 Hillary Clinton - The Debbie Downer of American Politics
The ultimate joke about Hillary's tactics and many accusations against Obama is that now she is suggesting that they run on the same ticket together. If ANY of the harsh accusations she is making is true, why would she want to run on either the top or the bottom of the ticket with Obama?
(11 comments) SHARE Monday, September 3, 2007 Senator Larry Craig - A Democrat who Feels Sorry for Him
While I feel sorry for certain individuals in the Republican Party who have found themselves on the wrong end of this bigoted juggernaut, as a whole and as to their recent election and popularity losses, I have to feel like the GOP have been hoisted on their own petard.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 16, 2006 Bush - A modern day Marie Antoinette and the best friend Bin Laden could have
Like Bush, Marie Antoinette was not stupid. When Marie applied herself, decided to take something seriously and performed the requisite research and work, she was as bright and capable as anyone was. The problem is that like her 21st century counterpart, George W. Bush, she rarely did so.
SHARE Sunday, April 4, 2010 My Presentation on the New Health Care Reform Law to Harlem4
I was asked to speak to the Harlem4 organization and help them understand the new HealthCare Reform Law and what it will mean to them. I gave a 32 minute presentation that describes the law and I videotaped it and uploaded it to youtube. Due to limits on the size/duration of Youtube videos, I had to break it up into four parts.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 5, 2006 Bush Quotes as Deep Thoughts
I was a huge fan of "Deep Thoughts" by Jack Handey on Saturday Night Live. So on my old blog over at "The Dumbya Chronicles", I had a thing where each week I posted a Bush quote that really "spoke" to me and I called them "Deep Quotes". Here are a few of the Gems:
(24 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 3, 2007 Democrats Missed it Badly on Iraq War Funding
I think some congressional Democrats felt that they did enough after sending two bills to the President requiring firm (more or less firm anyway) deadlines for bringing home the troops ... The problem is, that was just not enough here.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, October 30, 2006 Dixie Chicks and NBC NBC now stands for Negative Bush material Censored
Thomas Jefferson said it best when in 1987 he said:
The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 22, 2006 John McCain Continuously and 'Critically' Wrong on Iraq
Election 2008 will provide voters an opportunity to voice their opinions of their elected official's actions with regards to Iraq. Presidential candidates with a record of votes or statements on Iraq will face the glare of a harsh spotlight indeed.
SHARE Tuesday, February 6, 2007 Democratic Presidential Candidates are Setting the Wrong Tone on Iran
A regional or perhaps global catastrophe is in the works based on misinformation (or many would say DISinformation) regarding Iran's atomic energy program. It upsets me that some of my favorite Democrats are operating based on that misinformation. The Bush administration is asserting at every turn that Iran is attempting to develop nuclear weapons. They have no basis for that accusation.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 24, 2007 It is time for President's Questions
The point of Prime Minister's Questions is to provide a public forum where at least once a week, the most powerful person and party in government is directly challenged on his (or her) policies regarding the most important issues of the day. We need to adopt this kind of accountability here in the United States.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 14, 2006 John McCain Remember When people thought he Wasnt a Sellout?
According to a recent Newsweek article, McCains aids say He has an 80-plus percent approval rating from the National Tax Limitation Committee. He enjoys similarly high marks from the Christian Coalition. His legislative record is pro-life and pro-gun, his aides say. "Has he ever not voted for a conservative jurist? There may be one or two cases," says McCain's chief of staff, Mark Salter.
(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 8, 2006 Foley Scandal What We Know Now and Who Should Resign and Why
In the wake of Florida Congressman Mark Foley's resignation in disgrace for predatory acts toward teenage boys, there have been daily revelations concerning additional disgusting acts perpetrated by the former congressman. There have also been daily disclosures of the prior knowledge and culpability of growing numbers of Republican congressmen including members of the Republican congressional leadership.
SHARE Monday, February 4, 2008 My Super Tuesday Prediction for the Democrats
Below shows a prediction where Obama wins 13 states and Hillary wins 9. But I think Obama will win at least two of the states where I indicated the potential for an Obama upset is high, making it 15 states for Obama and 7 for Hillary.
SHARE Sunday, September 17, 2006 Pinellas County Democratic Party Shows Need for New Model
What I think the state and national party has to decide is whether the current model still makes sense. The current model consists of letting local counties completely run their local parties without the benefit of any substantial guidance by political professionals.
SHARE Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Bush and the America he created
I feel like some kid went back in a Delorean and made Biff President, it screwed everything up, and we are all just waiting for some mad scientist to get the kid 1.21 gigawatts to go back and fix everything.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, April 14, 2006 Bush The Dynamics of a Failed Presidency
I do not like to write articles that just rehash what everyone else is talking about unless I have what I think is a new angle to present on it. In a way, it is getting boring to continue to list all the failures of the Bush administration. Everyone but the hardcore Republican base knows he is a complete failure on everything he and his administration have touched.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, April 5, 2006 Iran - Are they Inviting Attack, if so, Why?
You could argue that countries have the right to pursue peaceful uses of nuclear power. However, combine that assertion with a country that recently has developed and tested MIRV missile technology, combine that with a country that has recently developed and tested missile technology that has a low radar visibility...
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 24, 2006 Iraq, Afghanistan and now Iran Prepare for the Clash of Civilizations
Before the Iraq war lies regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction and non-existent Iraqi links to Al Qaeda, there was a definite suspicion in the minds of the world's Muslim population towards the US and its motives. That suspicion has now been replaced by complete disbelief and contempt. Why shouldn't they have those sorts of feelings? Most of Europe, Asia, Africa and at least half of the United States feel the same way
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 30, 2006 Bush Trying the comedy Jedi mind trick again
Is there any wonder why we think he is in some kind of bubble, self-insulated from the realities of the country? Is there any wonder why his approval rating is threatening to dip into the 20s? Could the transparent attempt to make us forget his many failures with humor be any more insulting?
SHARE Tuesday, June 3, 2008 McCain is more of McSame
Its always a hard thing to watch someone deny who they are and what they believe. With the amount of television coverage that McCain will get as we head to the general election campaign, this is going to be continually painful
SHARE Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Iraq and the Republican and PNAC Miscalculation and Lesson they never seem to learn
My guess is that most of the two thirds of the American Public who now believe and understand the Iraq war was a mistake do not know the origins of the failed policy. It is important to understand where the policy comes from and which individuals pushed for it for half a decade before its being put into use because the people that gave us Iraq are not finished.
(8 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 25, 2006 Lieberman A Defense of the Connecticut Senator
I like Senator Joseph Lieberman and I always have. I am not happy that he has become one of the favorite whipping boys of the progressive press and electorate. I am also unhappy that a campaign has been waged by progressive groups such as Progressive Democrats of America to find and support a candidate to run against him in the Democratic primary.
SHARE Sunday, January 14, 2007 Cheney: FISA Courts are Infiltrated by Islamic Terrorists
Either the administration knows they are doing something immoral or illegal and thus wants to avoid the paper trail that going to a FISA court would generate, or they believe that the FISA Courts are infiltrated by Islamic Terrorists.
SHARE Thursday, January 11, 2007 Bush to US - Let me risk Your children to try to fix the un-fixable in Iraq
Like a feudal monarch, Bush is deepening our risk and commitment to war despite the fact that over 70% of the country disagrees with his actions and policies. Bush does not care what any of us think or want and in a further illustration of this, he engaged the troops immediately before the congress had the opportunity to advise and consent (or dissent) to his actions.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 4, 2006 Democrats, Liberals and Progressives Need to Return to Protest 101 Classes
One of the worst moments in my life was the day of the beginning of this latest Iraq war. Many of us had done as much as we thought was possible to stop it, knowing it was a criminal act and a policy born of lies and yet at the same time feeling powerless in the face of its seeming inevitability.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 9, 2006 Hayden for CIA Roves Gambit
The implications for this confirmation hearing go way beyond the CIA to the protection of our Constitutional rights and to election 2006.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, March 12, 2006 Progressive Democrats of America Do you know them? Here is why you should
PDA's stated mission is as follows, "Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) exists to carry the progressive agenda from the American grassroots to Congress to guide the development of progressive legislation, fight for its passage into law, and support the realization of progressive policies at the state and local levels."
SHARE Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Bush and Rumsfeld in Baghdad Mountain
Look Rummy, you know I love you. You know I would do anything for you. Bush started crying again, Dont you know you have to do something to make things better over there?
SHARE Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Hillary Clinton's Pyrrhic Pennsylvania victory
Campaigns run on money. Staff has to be paid, venues rented, ads bought, transportation gassed and ticketed. Most candidates for their party's nomination don't drop out as a direct consequence of losing one too many contests, they drop out because after they start losing, their campaign contributions drop off and they run out of money.
SHARE Friday, March 10, 2006 Bush Poll - Supporter Wavering
All cabinet officials have been pulled off their normal assignments and pressed into service to come up with a plan to keep Shers support firmly in the White House camp.
SHARE Wednesday, May 24, 2006 Cheney CIA Leak-Gate focuses on the Vice President
Today, the Associated Press reported that Cheney may be called in a witness in the case against his former Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. It is hard to believe that is going to be the extent of the Vice Presidents involvement in the Leak-Gate legal proceedings.
SHARE Sunday, May 7, 2006 Hayden - The Wrong Choice to Head CIA
General Hayden tells us ... the NSA needs to be able to wiretap American citizens at the Presidents behest without such pesky requirements as going through any semblance of the legal system, secret or not. Any American who thinks the Constitution and Bill of Rights are more than just a cute idea should recoil at any such suggestion.