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John Kerry on the White House Recess Appointment of Sam Fox

So much for a new day in political discourse. George W. Bush pulled a fast one today and “named Republican fundraiser Sam Fox as U.S. ambassador to Belgium” in a recess appointment which allows him to bypass Congress. Democrats had denounced Fox for his 2004 donation to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. The group’s […]

“What, Me Worry?”

On their way to Easter vacation, George Bush and Karl Rove are doing a little evading of the law just to keep their hands in. Unable to get Senate approval, the White House has used a recess appointment to make Sam Fox the U.S. Ambassador to Belgium. Mr. Fox’s qualification as a diplomat is based […]

Kerrys Go Over the Heads of Political Elite

Joel Connelly has a piece a in today’s Seattle P.I. about John and Teresa Heinz Kerry’s new book, This Moment On Earth and their visit to Seattle yesterday. I’m off for the day to attend book events with the Kerry’s today. I’ll try to check in here mid-afternoon, but in the interim here’s a few […]

Obama Gives Hillary A Run For the Money

Barack Obama held off for a days announcing his first quarter fundraising and his numbers have come as a surprise to some. It seems that Obama has given Hillary Clinton a run for the money. Good for him. I personally would like to see this race as competitive as possible. The idea that Hillary has […]

John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry: ‘Too Much Hot Air on Global Warming’

The Kerry’s had an OP/ED in the Seattle Times on Tuesday, in conjunction with their visit there on their book tour. I had the opportunity to sit in on a conference call with John Kerry earlier in the evening, joined by Steve Anderson of Steve Audio Blog, Dante Atkins (aka Hekeboles on DKos) and Susan […]