Can Clinton Get 24% of Republican Women to Vote for Her?

By |October 27th, 2007|

Can Clinton Get 24% of Republican Women to Vote for Her? Mark Penn with Tom Schaller are having a chat over at FDL. This was my question just a few minutes ago. ... .. But I'm very interested in your prediction that IF Hillary Clinton is the nominee she could peal off as much as [...]

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Is it Really Over Already for Obama?

By |October 27th, 2007|

Is it Really Over Already for Obama? Expert guest post by Michael Fauntroy The emerging consensus appears to be that Senator Hilary Clinton has all but locked up the Democratic presidential nomination. That appears premature when one examines the fundraising numbers where Senator Barack Obama has led for most of the year and now just [...]

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Chris Matthews: ‘Clinton Marriage on the Couch’

By |October 27th, 2007|

"Is it for show? ... Do they live together? ... When he says I talk to her almost every day on the phone, that sounds like a guy who's out in Vietnam or Iraq ... Is that their deal? ... You're skirting this problem. Is he going to be a problem next year, year after? [...]

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Fighting Wildfires Costs Money

By |October 26th, 2007|

Fighting Wildfires Costs Money updated AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Tell that to Mr. Bush. ... .. A review of Bush administration budget proposals by the Huffington Post showed that the flow of money from the US Forest Service to help state and local communities fight wildfires faced chronic cuts since President Bush was elected. During [...]

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When the Big Dog Barks

By |October 26th, 2007|

Conspiracy theorists blathering that 9/11 was an inside job infuriate me. Evidently they do the same to former President Bill Clinton. Bill Clinton addressed a crowd in Minneapolis, Minnesota at a fundraiser for his wife's campaign on Tuesday. Clinton's 50-minute speech, which started about an hour behind schedule, was derailed briefly by several hecklers in [...]

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John Bolton Leading Black Helicopter Crowd Against the U.S. Navy

By |October 26th, 2007|

John Bolton Leading Black Helicopter Crowd Against the U.S. Navy updated Just when you think you're rid of him the wingnuts pull him back in. The Law of the Sea convention is running into trouble. Evidently, stealth moves by the black helicopter crowd are having an effect, with John Bolton surfacing again to lead the [...]

Democrats, Engage Your ‘Amygdalae’

By |October 26th, 2007|

Democrats, Engage Your 'Amygdalae' Good grief. If this doesn't say it all. Democrats are losing the battle for voters' hearts because the party's message lacks emotional appeal, according to a widely circulated critique of House Democratic communications strategy. ... ... .. Democratic leadership aides were not impressed, and indicated that the memo did not have [...]

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Clinton’s Iran Gambit

By |October 26th, 2007|

more at C&L "Well, the Cheney element of the administration is well represented in the United States Senate." - Senator James Webb On "Hardball," James Webb said he was about to try again with his Iran bill, which now has Clinton as a co-sponsor. It couldn't come soon enough for Clinton. With Mr. Bush burning [...]

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Obama’s Blog Outreach Disaster

By |October 25th, 2007|

When I posted the first installment of Josh and Markos's interview many didn't like it. Above is part two and after the conversation above gets going they talk about something few know about or even care about, but to those of us who spend our lives working in the primary fight it was a big [...]

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I Love Birds Edition

By |October 25th, 2007|

Best. Bird. Video. Ever. As regular readers and listeners know, my husband and I are bird lovers. We had peacocks, including chicks, until just recently, which included some hair raising experiences with them, Missy (the peahen), Blue and their chick, now full grown peacock, Jack. (His albino sister only lived for a few months.) We [...]

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