The White House has acknowledged for the first time that
strict standards President Obama imposed last year to prevent civilian
deaths from U.S. drone strikes will not apply to U.S. military
operations in Syria and Iraq.
My longest post title ever. Teachout didn't spend $14 per vote, needless to say.
They were never worried about their Democratic Party primary
challengers earlier this month, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his running
mate, Erie County’s Kathy Hochul, insisted over and over again.
aside, Cuomo and Hochul spent about $5.9 million in the final couple of
weeks and days immediately following their recent closer-than-expected
Democratic primary contests.
Can't bring myself to vote for King Andrew. Gonna have to be Green Party (who are loons) or a
The loons link is to the Green running in my district. It sucks that I can't link to Funiciello's interview with The Chronicle, a weekly in Glens Falls. Gonna put up a post with choice tidbits soon, though, and just transcribe.
"What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents." - Robert F. Kennedy
"'Conservative' is a magic word that applies to those who are in other conservatives' good graces. Until they aren't. At which point they are liberals.'" - Digby
While Democrats are constantly forced by manufactured controversies generated by the right-wing noise machine and their media allies to "repudiate" and "renounce" a never ending carousel of "extremists" ranging from the moderate to the irrelevant (Michael Moore, MoveOn, Louis Farrakhan, Ward Churchill, etc. etc.), the GOP establishment for years has tied itself at the hip to hate-mongering extremists along the lines of John Hagee, Rod Parsley, Pat Roberston, Ann Coulter, and all sorts of various Instapunks, with no repercussions or accountability whatsoever.- Glenn Greenwald - Tactics of the right-wing noise machine - Salon.com
The big mantra was ‘Yes, we can!’ Unless you’re a gay couple in California, then it’s, ‘No, you can’t.’” -Jay Leno
The law of the land?
"I think Sean Hannity's, Bill O'Reilly's, and Lou Dobbs's heads would simultaneously explode if a man named Piyush Jindal was running for President of the United States against a man named Barack Hussein Obama." - Gambler | 02.24.09 - 11:46 pm | #