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“Forgive Me While I Tear My Hair Out”

In her blog post yesterday about John Kerry’s speech on Monday in Boston, Arianna Huffington says, “Forgive me while I tear my hair out.” Her witty comment is in reference to Kerry’s comments about Iraq as quoted from the Boston Herald. As Ron pointed out earlier today, the Boston Herald took Kerry’s comments out of […]

Cindy Sheehan Meets with John Kerry

MeetWithCindy.org reports that Cindy Sheehan has met with John Kerry… Answers to Cindy’s Questions 1. What noble cause? “This is an artsy question that is hard to answer. However I can tell you that a war based on lies is not noble, but a war based on bringing freedom to people is noble.” 2. How […]

Waxman: Months Before Katrina, DHS IG Warned Brown FEMA Responses Were Inadequate

From Henry Waxman’s GRMO: In June 2005, the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General warned FEMA that its systems for managing the personnel and equipment dispatched to disaster sites were inadequate. Instead of remedying the problems the report identified, FEMA director Michael Brown disputed nearly all its findings. Rep. Waxman has released a new fact […]

Hump Day Fundraising Blog

It’s Hump Day in the Blogosphere… We’re taking a moment from celebrating the news of Tom “The Bug Man” DeLay’s extermination – oops, I mean indictment, to say… Thank you to all of our readers. The Democratic Daily has grown rapidly in it’s first 10 weeks online. Our traffic is increasing daily due in part […]

DeLay Indicted – Steps Down as House Leader

Conspiracy, cronyism, fraud, inside trading, CIA security leaks… all synonymous with the Republican Party. A Texas grand jury has charged Rep. Tom DeLay and two political associates with conspiracy in a campaign finance scheme, forcing the House majority leader to temporarily relinquish his post. DeLay was accused of a criminal conspiracy along with two associates, […]

The “Snore Room”

The rightwing blogosphere is attempting to make a big deal about the documentary Inside the Bubble, a behind-the-scenes look at the Kerry campaign. After viewing the clips available online, I think the working title should be ‘The Snore Room.’ Beyond Kerry staffers and volunteers, I doubt anyone would want to watch the recycled footage of […]