For those with an interest in multi-level marketer Prepaid Legal Services – covered in this space a while back – a fascinating overview on proposed FTC regulations and more.
Kathleen Harrington: ‘Having participated in the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Plan for 20 plus years, it sure has been […]
Can it be just a week ago that we went to the polls? Our big challenge, those of us who identify as Democrats, will be in recognizing that we are diverse – Ned Lamonters and Joe Liebermaners – and in spending most of our energy finding common ground rather than thinking the worst of each […]
But first, very briefly, from the DNC, and echoing the 2000 Time profile I borrowed from recently:
Washington, DC – The Democratic National Committee responded to news reports that John McCain is entering the 2008 presidential race today. ‘If the reports are correct, we welcome John McCain to the race,’ said DNC Communications […]
And so ends the week of a billion emails. Tell me you haven’t been drowning in them – pre-, during, and post-election.
But it was a very, very good week, from my point of view.
As bleak as things are – bleaker, I think, than many realize (‘The ship of state is […]
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus – and he gave us Virginia.
(In case George Allen has not yet conceded as you read this, pending the ‘recount,’ note that there’s almost nothing to recount. If I got this right, 93% of the votes were cast with paperless ballots. Have I mentioned HR 550 […]
I was going to say:
‘Today’s column writes itself. Have a nice day.’
But let me add:
Now we can assure paper trails in future elections, so our democracy can remain secure. Not a small thing. (See ‘Man of the Year‘.)
And now we have a situation that recalls […]
Hope is in the air.
As bleak as things are – bleaker I think than many realize (‘The ship of state is on a disastrous course, and will founder on the reefs of economic disaster if nothing is done to correct it,’ writes the Guardian, paraphrasing the Comptroller General of the United […]
‘This is not an election anymore, it’s an intervention.’
– Andrew Sullivan
‘We’re not the cut and run crowd. We are the stop and think crowd.’
– Bill Clinton
‘We don’t care whether you’re white or black or brown or purple – you are welcome in the Democratic Party. We […]
BOTCHED JOKE, BOTCHED WAR
Tuesday, you get to decide which bothers you more.
A REPUBLICAN VIEW
Here is former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey of Texas:
How did we go from the big ideas and vision of 1994 to the cheap political point-scoring on meaningless wedge issues of today […]
THE GOOD SENATOR
Marty P: ‘My worst grudge against McCain is his stand against torture and then his agreement to pass legislation that not only allows torture, but also dumps the fundamental right of habeas corpus.’
THE GOOD CONGRESSMAN
Allen: ‘Thanks for the Barney Frank video. I am a heterosexual who can […]
Quote of the Day
On Hollywood Squares, gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch was asked: You are the most popular fruit in America. What are you? His answer: Humble. (The correct answer? Banana.)~.
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