| Home | About Us | Login/Register | Email News Tips |

A liberal dose of news, national and local politics, commentary, opinions and common sense conversation…

Democrats Stronger, Wiser on Security

The Democratic leadership unveiled their new National Security plan on Wednesday, and as I noted here, the plan includes key points from Kerry’s campaign. John Kerry was on the Ed Schultz Show yesterday talking about the plan, it was a great interview, listen here. Hat tip to GlobalVillage on DU for this great OP/ED about […]

John Dean Blasts Warrantless Eavesdropping at Judiciary Committee Debate on Censure

John Dean did not mince his words today at the Senate Judiciary Committee debate on Feingold’s censure resolution. John W. Dean, Richard Nixon’s White House lawyer, told senators Friday that President Bush’s domestic spying exceeds the wrongdoing that toppled his former boss. Bush, Dean told the Senate Judiciary Committee, should be censured and possibly impeached. […]

John Kerry to Deliver Democratic Hispanic Radio Address Saturday

Sentor John F. Kerry (D-MA) will deliver the Democratic Hispanic Radio Address this Saturday, April 01, 2006. Senator Kerry will speak about this week’s immigration debate in the Senate and the urgent need for comprehensive immigration reform. The sound of Senator John F. Kerry’s address can be obtained through local Univisión Radio affiliates, Radio Fórmula, […]

Noteworthy News Today

There’s more than a few noteworthy news stories today, that I haven’t had time to write about, so here’s a roundup… NASA Manager’s Office Searched for Porn The headquarters office of a senior NASA manager was searched and computer equipment was seized in a child pornography investigation, according to court documents and an online report. […]

Feinstein, Snowe, and 19 Colleagues Call for Approval of Clean Air Act Waiver

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) along with 19 of their Senate colleagues are calling on the EPA to grant California a waiver to the Clean Air Act, which would allow the state to set its own vehicle emission standards and reduce pollution that causes global warming. The waiver will not only allow […]

Kerry Blasts Bush Administration on Small Business Development Oversight

John Kerry, Ranking Democrat on the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, called on the Bush Administration today, to take steps to address a pattern of poor and non-existent oversight of small business contracting programs. Kerry sent a letter to Small Business Administration (SBA) head Hector Barreto expressing his concerns that the government is ignoring […]

Kennedy: The Nation is Ready for a Realistic Immigration Solution

With tensions still high over the immigration debate, Senator Edward M. Kennedy released the following statement today, along with a summary of key provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform legislation passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday night. Passed with a vote of 12-6, the committee’s mark-up preserved the main provisions of the McCain-Kennedy immigration […]

The Fifty State Strategy or Kos in Fantasy Land

With Democrats claiming to be the reality based party, it always bugs me when people like Kos regularly take liberties with the truth and live in a Fantasy Land in many ways the same as that the Republicans live in–and much less fun than the one here at Walt Disney World. On my brief check […]