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Where Have All the Republicans Gone?

Rasmussen Reports has a new poll out that shows that the number of registered Republicans has dwindled to all time low in the past 2 1/2 years. Security moms have been reported to be jumping ship and moderate Republicans are evidently looking for greener pastures… The number of Americans calling themselves Republican has fallen to […]

A Little Late to the Emergency

Talk about being a little late to the emergency… Conrad Burns (R-MT), send Gov. Brian Schweitzer a letter on Thursday urging Schweitzer to “declare a fire state of emergency Thursday and activate the Montana Army National Guard for firefighting.” The sentiment was sweet, but just a little late. Schweitzer had already declared a state of […]

No Confidence

Democratic members of the House and Senate are planning “to push for a vote of no confidence in Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld this month as part of a broad effort to stay on the offensive ahead of the November midterm elections.”

Save the Planet…

Hat tip to Battlebob via an email: This month McDonald’s is giving away toy Hummers — 42 million of them, in eight models and colors — with every Happy Meal or Mighty Kids Meal. That’s right: The fast-food chain that helped make our kids the fattest on Earth is now selling future car buyers on […]

‘Blaming Bush’

It’s always good to have a gage on who’s reading your blog. Bloggers turn to their stat counters to track where their readers are coming from. Much to my surprise last night I found that Fox Online had linked to The Democratic Daily in their Buzz Tracker section. The blurb quoted below was evidently aimed […]

Teresa Heinz Kerry: Playing Roulette with Retirement

Teresa Heinz Kerry speaks out in an OP/ED, on retirement benefits and Bush’s lack of concern in solving the long-term problem of retirement security: Playing roulette with retirement By Teresa Heinz Kerry and Jeffrey R. Lewis | September 1, 2006 PENSION LEGISLATION recently signed by President Bush may, thankfully, help ensure that workers currently covered […]