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Old Scrooge Cheney

Twas a few nights before Christmas and all through the House, some Republicans were stirring, like the large rodent relative of the mouse. They cut back the budget, “slicing aid away from poor families” and when the bill stalled in Senate, in charged Old Scrooge Cheney to show who’s in charge. He broke up the […]

Kennedy: On Wiretapping, Bush isn’t Listening to the Constitution

The Boston Globe featured an OP/ED from Senator Kennedy on Thursday, well worth a read. Here’s a few quips: THE PRESIDENT is not above the law; he is not King George. Yet, with sorrow, we are now learning that in this great land we have an administration that has refused to follow well-crafted, longstanding procedures […]

Festivus Celebrations Planned for Tomorrow

We are now on the eve of Festivus. Tomorrow we will be celebrating Festivus at The Democratic Daily and The Unofficial Kerry Blog with the traditional Airing of Grievances as well as a Feat of Strength and our very special wish for a Festivus Miracle. Be sure to visit us tomorrow to celebrate Festivus.

Washington Monthly on Daily Kos

The Washington Monthly looks at Daily Kos. One of our problems with Kos is that, while he bashes those he doesn’t like (such as Kerry) as Bush-lyte without any ideological justification, the candidates he supports are often significantly less liberal than Kerry. Washington Monthly sheds light on this: The conventional wisdom is that a Democratic […]

New Polls Shows Women Returning to Dem Party

A new poll shows that women, who voted for Bush in ’04, are returning to the Democratic Party. A Democratic polling memo released yesterday found that women, who voted for President Bush last year in large numbers, have begun migrating back to their traditional home in the Democratic Party as the public’s agenda has shifted […]

19 States to Miss Fair Vote Law Deadline

AP News reports that “nineteen states will miss the Jan. 1 deadline for complying with the federal law ensuring accurate and honest elections, but most should be ready when votes are cast in 2006.”

Congress Passes Kerry Legislation to Help Small Businesses Hurt by Drought

Late last night Congress passed John Kerry’s bipartisan Small Business Drought Relief Act, which will ensure all small businesses damaged by drought have access to low-interest loans through the Small Business Administration (SBA). Kerry’s legislation is cosponsored by Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and has received widespread support among Governors and small businesses. The passage of […]

Conservative Brainwashing Extends to Children

Conservative parnaoia hits childrens books. In efforts to brainwash children, they use their usual tactic of creating strawmen to attack rather than actually responding to liberal ideas. Here’s the description for Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed!: This full-color illustrated book is a fun way for parents to teach young children the valuable […]