Friday, June 30, 2006

Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo, Ybor City
More About Jose Marti......More About Antonio Maceo
“More news coming out about those seven men in Miami that the FBI arrested. They said they were planning to blow up the Sears Tower in Chicago. Seems they pledged their allegiance to al Qaeda. And they were after virgins in the afterlife because they couldn't find any in Miami.” -- Jay Leno

GEORGE Bush’s operatives have plans to jigger with the upcoming elections. I’m not talking about the November ‘06 vote in the USA (though they have plans for that, too). I’m talking about the election this Sunday in Mexico for their Presidency....more
Gulf Coast residents greet drilling vote with worry and shrugs

Florida's $50-billion tourist industry depends heavily on its beaches. The slightest taint in the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico can be enough to send tourists packing. For instance, when red tide plagued southwest Florida last year, out-of-state visitors who got one whiff of all the dead fish quickly canceled their reservations....

"To see the eastern gulf put at risk by Congress is absolutely unthinkable" Nancy Markoe St. Pete Beach

"Tourism is really the only industry in the Keys, If there's nothing to attract tourists, then these Keys are worthless, Everyone's life would be destroyed, including mine." Capt. Adam Brynes' Siren Dive Shop in Summerland Key

"This is dumb to ruin valuable resources for what you're going to get, If you want to totally toast this state and make it nothing but Disney World, then go ahead and drill." Sue Colson Cedar Key Commissioner

Although drilling proponents have repeatedly said Hurricane Katrina caused no significant oil spills, Coast Guard officials say Katrina caused unprecedented damage requiring the largest environmental response in the nation's history. The storm created an 8.1-million gallon oil spill from multiple facilities along the Mississippi River corridor.
Then, during Hurricane Rita, a barge struck a hurricane-damaged submerged platform off the coast of Port Arthur, Texas, spilling 3-million barrels into the gulf, the largest submerged oil spill in U.S. history.....more

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Is Tedd Webb Really A Moron, Or Does He Just Pretend?
advocated charging "anybody who derails a top secret government program designed to protect us" with treasion and executing them.

Ted, Let Keith Explain It To here
Or You Can Learn All About The SWIFT Program Yourself On Their Website....
What Should They Charge You With For Lying To These Folks For All Those Years?
Study: All Electronic Voting Machines Vulnerable to Software Attacks
A major new report on electronic voting by the Brennan Center for Justice has concluded that the three most common types of electronic voting machines are all vulnerable to software attacks....more

Meet "Dan Seals"
click here
House votes to end offshore drilling ban
What We All Have Been Waiting For Tampa Bay!

The House voted Thursday to end a quarter-century offshore drilling ban
Many lawmakers fear that energy development could despoil coastal beaches, should there be a spill, and threatens the multibillion-dollar recreation and tourist economies of states where offshore energy development has been barred since the early 1980s.

"Our beaches and our coastline is what is critical to Floridians," declared Rep. Jim Davis, D-Fla. "We should not be sacrificing our economy, our environment for a little oil and gas."

What Are We Going To Do About This? Is Florida Going To Stand For This? What About Conservation? What About Better MPG's? What About Pedestrian And Bicycle Friendly Cities?
What About Instead Of Building That Ugly Thing Hovering Over The Selmon Crosstown We Have Trains On Tracks Already Laid Do The Same Thing. Remember, This Is A Reversible Highway, It Will Bring People From Brandon To Downtown In The Morning And Take Them Home At Night. I Have Been To The Gulf Coast Of Texas And Louisiana, And They Are Nasty....more

Howard Dean Rebuts His Critics
Democratic chair “hurt” gay leaders came down hard on his Christian TV appearance....more

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Ms. Bondi Give Those People Their Dog Back

"I legally fostered and adopted a dying dog who had a serious medical condition that long predated the hurricane.".....Pam Bondi (Hillsborough County Prosecutor)

"If he had been as close to death as Ms. Bondi claims, he would never have been placed on a transport that would take on a good day over 10 hours to get to the destination,"..... Ceily Trog, manager of St. Bernard Parish Animal Control

Poll show Americans keeping an eye on Congress
Americans are paying unusually close attention to the congressional elections in November, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds. They are more inclined to deliver significant gains to Democrats than in any year since Republicans won control of the House and Senate in 1994....more
Dean Says Democrats Won't Use Immigration
The head of the Democratic Party told the nation's oldest Hispanic rights group on Wednesday that Democrats will not use immigration to divide the country and win in the upcoming midterm elections.....more

Aki Nawaz
the rapper who likens Bin Laden to Che Guevara

Two record company executives are threatening to resign from a label over an album by a radical Muslim musician which has tracks about the immorality of the west, suicide bombers and Osama bin Laden.....more
On Rush Limbaugh’s Penis
What was Rush doing with a Viagra prescription in a country that one christian aid organization described as having the highest number of people working in the world working in the sex trade, including children?.....more
Karl Rove's Gamble
He's betting that Americans will prefer to live in a Green Zone world--with all the fictions that go with it.....more

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Can Reporters Committ Treason By Doing Their Jobs?
Eric Deggans

Tedd Webb advocated charging "anybody who derails a top secret government program designed to protect us" with treasion and executing them....more

Monday, June 26, 2006

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. here
Red Level
Some major projects are on the radar in sleepy northwest Citrus County

For developers, the pristine property and waterfront access are untapped gems that could attract businesses and home buyers priced out of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.....more

Who would want to live next to nuclear power plants?
Joe's got issues...
...just not very many of them....more

Sunday, June 25, 2006

Hillary's Hypocrisy

Self-proclaimed "moderate" Democrats, who defend staying in Iraq, like to pretend they are the grown-ups in the argument. In reality, they are like children who have closed their ears to avoid hearing an uncomfortable truth: The longer we've stayed, the worse things have gotten, and that will continue to be the case....more
Florida Hometown Democracy

And if Hometown Democracy passes? Then those who want to build things in places in Florida where they weren't originally intended will have to convince the entire community it's a good idea. What a concept!.....more

Dean likens Iraq plight to Vietnam

"The bottom line is that the Republicans don't have a plan," Dean said Saturday in the Democrats' response to the president's weekly radio address. "Corruption and fraud are rampant, and the overall quality of life for the Iraqi people has not improved.".....more
Post-Katrina New Orleans

The rest of the world thinks the crisis in New Orleans is over and that things are getting back to normal. Or, they are sick of hearing stories about what they perceive as a city inhabited by whiners. I guess I am one of those whiners....more
Republicans Reject Minimum Wage Increase

Sen. Mel Martínez should try to live on $10,712 per year ($5.15 an hour). Clearly, based on his recent vote not to raise the minimum wage, he feels that Americans earning that amount can sustain themselves....more
Stoned Pelican Runs Into Windshield on Pacific Coast Highway
A California brown pelican probably was intoxicated by a naturally occurring toxin found in algae blooms when she hit the car on the Pacific Coast Highway....more

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Taylor Arrives in The Hague

The former Liberian president Charles Taylor has arrived in The Hague to face charges of 11 counts of crimes against humanity, violations of the Geneva conventions and other serious violations of international law. The charges relate to his alleged relationship with organisations operating in Sierra Leone, like the rebel Revolutionary United Front, which were responsible for atrocities including murders and widespread sexual violence.....more

Fox News Readies ‘Daily Show’ Ripoff
Starring Laura Ingraham — We’re Laughing Already

But seriously, to be a conservative means being born missing a funny bone, a handicap that renders them unable to perceive irony. Besides, as defenders of the status quo, it is the role of the rightwing to be the targets of satire.....more
Nancy Greggs

I actually remember when CNN was the go-to network when you wanted to find out what was happening in the world. Of course, that was back in the day, before your studios were equipped with direct-feed fax machines to Karl Rove’s office....more
Dean Repeats Call for Iraq Troop Drawdown

The head of the Democratic Party blamed the Bush administration's "failed political leadership and lack of foresight and planning'' for turning U.S. soldiers into targets for the Iraqi insurgency....more

Wanna See

Combat Situation Expert And Fox Puta "Geraldo" Getting High? here
The Miami 7

These alleged terrorists had no weapons, no bombs, no expertise, and no money. They didn't behave or operate as terrorists. They apparently swore an oath of allegiance to Osama bin Laden, but it now appears possible that the FBI informant who infiltrated the group had suggested the idea. For that matter, these guys weren't even Muslims, but instead practiced their own hybrid religion that combined Islam and Christianity.....more

7 Punks From Liberty City With Sick Dreams And Big Mouths
St. Petersburg ‘Times’: Best Newspaper in America

"Karl Rove will be plotting the Republican Party's fall election strategy with his longtime comrade-in-arms, Satan."....more

Friday, June 23, 2006

An American Icon: Gore Vidal on Italy, Iraq - and Why He Hates George Bush

"Little Bush says we are at war, but we are not at war because to be at war Congress has to vote for it. He says we are at war on terror, but that is a metaphor, though I doubt if he knows what that means. It's like having a war on dandruff, it's endless and pointless. We are in a dictatorship that has been totally militarised, everyone is spied on by the government itself. All three arms of the government are in the hands of this junta.....more

Dixie Chicks Start Defiant Tour
Mark Beech
The Chicks have outgrown their old audience and are on their way to crossover stardom. They have moved from conservative to liberal, hoedown to lowdown, rural to urban and country to rock. It doesn't hurt that the Bush row forced a change in style and aided clever marketing....more

"The Bush we trust is Shepherds Bush"
House Rolls Back Estate Tax

Congressional tax experts estimate that only 5100 estates would now face taxation, down from the current number of 30,000. The bill is estimated to cost up to $300 billion dollars. The House vote came just one day after the Senate rejected a measure that would have raised the minimum wage for the first time in nearly a decade.

Lieberman Splits With His Party on War Votes

Lieberman was one of six Democrats to vote against both resolutions offered by his Senate colleagues. Of that group, Sens. Ben Nelson (Neb.) and Bill Nelson (Fla.) are the only ones other than Lieberman standing for reelection this fall. Both Nelsons represent states that were carried by President Bush in 2004.....more

I think our Nelson needs to be the next Lieberman. I wont be voting for him, not that he needs my help. Check out these guys.

Del Adolph(R) - Retail Manager & Army Veteran
LeRoy Collins Jr. (R) - Retired Navy Officer & Son of Ex-Gov. Collins
Katherine Harris (R) - Fixed the 2000 elections now Congresswoman
Will McBride (R) - Attorney
Peter Monroe (R) - Developer
Daniel Barker (Constitution)
Tom Rooney (R) - Attorney
Non-Profit Group CEO & Army Veteran Floyd Ray Frazier (Independent)
Civil Rights Activist Brian Moore (Independent)
Community Activist & Frequent Candidate Belinda Noah (Independent)
Attorney Ex-Republican Roy Tanner (Independent)
Businessman & Conservative Activist Lawrence Sidney Scott
(Write-In) Bernie Senter (Socialist Workers)
Ava Lowery

Thursday, June 22, 2006

The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army CIRCA
Occupies military recruitment center in downtown Oakland....more
World Scientists Unite to Attack Creationism
The world's scientific community united yesterday to launch one of the strongest attacks yet on creationism, warning that the origins of life were being "concealed, denied or confused".....more
GOP on Iraq = More of the Same
The fact is the American people want a new direction in Iraq, and the Democrats offer several. The Republicans, on the other hand, offer nothing more than a four-word strategy: more of the same....more
Hillsborough County commissioners get something right.

MOSI to add hotel, convention center, extra exhibit space and more parking.
H C commissioners agreed to give MOSI 25 acres we own next to the museum....more
Dean on Democratic Efforts to Hold President Bush Accountable on Iraq

"President Bush's permanent commitment to a failed strategy in Iraq not only isn't working, its irresponsible. Republicans in Washington have failed to hold President Bush accountable, with deadly consequences".....more
Ann Coulter Calls Howard Dean an Al Qaeda Leader

What a pathetic human being

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

US braced for Haditha effect

What happened in Haditha may just possibly change the future of the war in Iraq.
We have found that the marines were operating under some very disturbing conditions....more
People's Republic of Kentucky.
Liberal blogger's blocked from Kentucky state-owned computers

But what's interesting is there's no problem allowing state workers to access the Republican Party of Kentucky or Fox News or Drudge Report or at least one conservative Kentucky blog. Kentucky has one of the most corrupt administrations in the nation. Pathetic.....more.....kos

Mr. Pombo
Stay Away From Our Shores

A small group of key lawmakers have reached a deal to allow oil and gas drilling 100 miles from the nation’s shore, or closer if states choose to allow it, marking a major change in U.S. policy and setting up what is likely to be a bruising fight among coastal-state lawmakers in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, R-Bartow, reached the agreement over the weekend with House Resources Chairman Richard Pombo, R-Calif....more

Mr. Putnam? We already know where he is coming from.
But this Pombo guy, i thought he was Cali's problem? Here is what i found
Pombo was called "a virulently anti-environmental congressman" by the St. Petersburg Times (10/26/05)
Pombo helped push $8.5 billion in subsidies to the energy industry in the recently passed energy bill
He supported the Healthy Forests Initiative that opened 20 million acres of forest to logging while making it much harder for environmentalists to oppose logging
Pombo (and his fundraising committee RICH PAC) are among a dozen leaders in the House of Representatives reportedly under investigation as part of the corruption and influence pedalling scandal centered around millionaire lobbyist Jack Abramoff
Pombo's office has attempted to modify his Wikipedia article at least five times over several months in 2005-2006 to remove controversial material, including information about his ties to Abramoff.
Pombo supports drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, as well as legislation to sell roughly a quarter of the land managed by the National Park Service

pombo in their pocket
Beyond Delay The 13 Most Corrupt Members Of Congress
Wall Street Journal article on Pombo's position as "public enemy number 1" for environmental groups
High Country News: Will the Real Mr. Pombo Please Stand Up? (Profile of Richard Pombo)
Paul D. Thacker, "Hidden ties: Big environmental changes backed by big industry

'Nuts' to gulf drilling
Editorial- St. Petersburg Times
There can be no compromise in this fight if the tokens in play include our beaches and economy. Our representatives must stand their ground....more

A right-wing zealot in charge of the House Resources Committee. Voted in six times by the people of California's 11th District. Who votes for these people? And what are they thinking? I dont understand. What is that stench? Is it Red Tide time again?
The scum has made it to our shores.
Florida ranks 5th in carbon dioxide emissions
Florida's increasing population has helped produce more pollution that is contributing to global warming and sea level rise....more

It should serve as a reminder that Islam has a similar Old Testament structure as Christianity. Although we do not have Fatwas in the United States, our thanks to that does not come from religion, but solely because we have a secular Constitution that guarantees freedom of expression and no religious tests. Without this thin constitutional protection, America could very well fall into medieval religious fundamentalism, just as many Islamic countries experience today.....more

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Big Business dons a disguise to fight voter petitions

Hence the creation of, which is a brilliant stroke. Instead of merely looking like a business lobby, VoteSmart can pose as a source of "objective" information.....more
Child toll rises in Israeli air attack

An Israeli air strike on a car in the northern Gaza Strip has killed three Palestinian children and wounded 10 other people....more
Scientology missionary a multifaceted personality

Musician, philosopher, counselor, teacher and entrepreneur, Milton James opens a center to share his ideas and spread the word....more

Some Seminole Heights Residents Not Very Happy

What Kitsch Thinks
What Angel Sil Thinks

Other Suff
Operation Clambake
Scientology Lies
Scientology Library

I don't believe the line that they make bad neighbors. Or the havoc they've wrecked on the city of Clearwater. They have a right to be there just like everyone else.

Meet Kurt Gerstein

This is the story of one remarkable man who refused to surrender his conscience in the face of mass murder as one of the few SS officers in the Third Reich.....more
Liars are Patriots on Fox News
"It was the bullying and the scare factor. It was like the McCarthy days, and it was almost like the country was unrecognisable.".......Emily Robison.....more
Hey, Touch Tune's Up Your's
Just Left One Of My Watering Holes

There is a juke box there from "Touch Tunes". It has 12 CD's by Mr. White Trash himself Toby Keith, zero by the "Dixie Chicks". what's up with that? are these guys part of the problem? i wrote them and asked, i need to know before i put any more money in their holes.

Monday, June 19, 2006

Florida Beware
New deal would bring offshore drilling closer

A small group of key lawmakers have reached a deal to allow oil and gas drilling 100 miles from the nation’s shore, or closer if states choose to allow it, marking a major change in U.S. policy and setting up what is likely to be a bruising fight among coastal-state lawmakers in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, R-Bartow, reached the agreement over the weekend with House Resources Chairman Richard Pombo, R-Calif......more

Mr. Pombo? I know him, Isn't he the guy working to tear down environmental protections to benefit special interests. Click Here and you can read all about it. Wasn't he cali's problem?
Stogie was reading Kos and came upon this story about this .org called
So he checked up on it. they say they are non-partisan
Move America Forward is a non-partisan
But then these are the guys in charge
MAF Board of Directors:
More checking
Howard Kaloogian's backed U.S. detention policies at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by selling
Melanie Morgan - opinionated right-winger Source Watch
Robert "Buzz" Patterson author of New York Times best sellers,
Dereliction of Duty: How Bill Clinton Compromised America's National Security,
and his recent release, Reckless Disregard: How Liberal Democrats Undercut Our Military, Endanger Our Soldiers, and Jeopardize Our Security,Buzz has established himself as a respected, frequently requested voice for national security and military affairs.
Still dont get how those two books makes him a voice on national security and military affairs.
Well Stogie knows where these guys are coming from, lets just moveon

Sunday, June 18, 2006

In Palestine, a War on Children
John Pilger

Israeli warships fired on families picnicking on a Gaza beach, killing seven people, including three children and three generations. What that represents is a final solution, agreed by the United States and Israel.....more
More Connecticut Terrorists
"I think to be terrorized through the summer by an extremely small group of the Democratic Party, much less the voting population, is total insanity for a person who is a three-term senator,"... John F. Droney (former Connecticut Democratic chairman)....more
When Will the Mainstream Media Get It Right?

......Reporters call this “spin,” because the word "lie" makes them uncomfortable. But whatever name they give it, they should always provide evidence (call it verifiable fact or context) that measures the spin against what is known. Providing this contrast, after all, is the news media's job.....more
Tomb Stone Factory
Something you won't see on US news: Check out this video:
Where the base is safe for GOP
The country may be down on Bush, but he still has staunch support from The Villages.

"the greatest president we've ever had.".... Howard Doran

Asked about DeLay, Margaret Yadeski, said "at least he didn't do it under the desk in the Oval Office," referring to the activities of President Clinton.

David Cobb, a retired Navy lieutenant, said he liked Fox because "they tell you the good stuff" that he says newspapers refuse to print.

President Bush... "a man of integrity," according to Villages resident Larry Deason....

Who Are These People And Why Do They Say These Things, Please Help Stogie Understand....more

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain
Austria's Haider says Bush is a war criminal
Labeled by his critics as a 'yuppie fascist' and the 'Austrian David Duke'.
Austrian right-wing populist Joerg Haider called President Bush a war criminal on Saturday, days before Austria's government hosts Bush and European leaders in Vienna....more

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Dozens killed in Iraq attacks
About 40 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded in a string of bomb and mortar attacks across Iraq, most of them in Baghdad....more
Bring Our Men And Women Home Now

UK set for first face transplants

A British hospital is set to give the go-ahead for four British patients to undergo face transplants in what will prove a major landmark in surgery.....more

Meet "Sean Burke"
Philosophy From DownUnder
click here
Henry Rollins: A Love Letter To Ann Coulter

I Did Not Want To Mention Her On This Site But I Could Not Pass This Up. Well Said Mr. Rollins

Ybar City?
Storms, business group clash on question of Prohibition

"She was weird," Bishop said. "She didn't score any points with us.".....more

Miami school board bans Cuba book

Educational authorities in the US city of Miami have voted in favour of removing a controversial book about Cuba from the city's school libraries.....more

Friday, June 16, 2006

US Seen as a Bigger Threat to Peace Than Iran, Worldwide Poll Suggests

George Bush's six years in office have so damaged the image of the US that people worldwide see Washington as a bigger threat to world peace than Tehran, according to a global poll....more
Moveon owns the Democratic party
and George Soros wants to take over the country....Fox
Webb vs. Allen
Democrats choose Jim Webb to try to gain a Virginia Senate seat....more
Hillary's Dilemma
Barry Casselman
I wrote about an "invisible" civil war in the Democratic Party. It is no longer invisible. DNC chairman Howard Dean, his brother Jim at Democrats(Democracy) for America, the MoveOn organization, hard left political columnists and blogs, and left liberal voters are in the midst of an attempted takeover of the national Democratic Party. All signs indicate they are succeeding.....more
Lisa Baron On Howard Dean

Dean... " (Ralph) Reed's involvement with casino-operating Indian tribes puts him in an odd position for a former head of the Christian Coalition"

Baron... "Given his opposition to the liberation of Iraq, and his well-documented record of outrageous remarks, we don't expect voters in Georgia to take their cue from Howard Dean".....more

is that what we did ms. baron, liberate iraq? when can we get out?.....outrageous remarks? i remember some back on April 17, 2003 where Dr. Dean warns us of the mess we were getting ourselves in.
Dean is alot more credible then you and your rightwing propaganda firm.
GOP bid may be bad idea

Tampa's bid package counts on a lot of cash from local governments, which may or may not prove so generous. Mayor Pam Iorio has said the city would give $1-million but not a dime more, even though the bid package calls for $12.7-million from local government sources.....more
Mexican Police Accused of Killing 11 Striking Teachers in Oaxaca

Thousands of state security forces have raided the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca to break up a peaceful teachers strike. Witnesses say eleven people were killed, including two children....more

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Stalemate over UN's Darfur force
A top-level UN team says it has so far been unable to convince Sudan to allow a UN peacekeeping force in the troubled region of Darfur....more
Senators overwhelmingly approve $94.5 billion in emergency funds

The Senate Thursday sent President Bush a $94.5 billion emergency spending bill, meeting his funding requests for America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and providing new aid to Gulf Coast hurricane victims.....more

"Mass death on the installment plan".....Dennis Kucinich
Pentagon arms Iraq supporters with rebuttal book

The Pentagon on Thursday armed congressional supporters of the Iraq war with an unusual "debate prep book" packed with ready-made rebuttals to criticism.....more
'Foxes' doles out advice to Dems

Two Democrats are fixing to give their floundering party the literary equivalent of a slap upside the head with an unusually practical guide to recovery....more
Tampa holds open forum about park project

Mayor Pam Iorio thinks downtown needs a central park, a waterfront "crown jewel" that brings residents together. "This will be Tampa's central park."....more
Howard Dean Supports Gay Tax Revolt

Chairman of the Democrat National Committee Howard Dean is supporting Charles Merrill and his same-sex partner Kevin Boyle in their civil disobedience against paying Federal Income Tax because they cannot have the same tax benefits as heterosexual married couples....more

Edwards Tops Iowa Democratic Presidential Poll

In a poll published by The Des Moines Register, Edwards was favored by 30 percent of those questioned, with New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, at 26 percent, and Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, at 12 percent....more

'New Direction' is new theme for Democratic plan

the party is standing "with the people we have always stood with: seniors, students and the hardworking families of America. We intend to tackle the issues that matter most.".....more
Largo, Florida
Why Democrats Lose

At dinner a few weeks ago, a well-placed Republican political operative was oozing confidence about GOP prospects in the November elections....more

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Connecticut "weirdos" and "radicals"

“What’s really going on here is that you have a national coalition of extreme left-wing bloggers attempting to punish a sitting U.S. senator who doesn’t agree with them.....more

Protesters Are Arrested at Farm Site in Los Angeles

More than 40 protesters, including the actress Daryl Hannah, were arrested Tuesday after they refused to leave the 14-acre South Los Angeles farm they are trying to prevent from being developed....more

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

The Valrico 8

Meet the Sudan Relief Committee, eight inspiring Valrico teens who have taken it upon themselves to affect a desperate humanitarian situation on the other side of the world....more
Peace Activists at Hillary Clinton’s Speech Try to Take Back “Take Back America”
Medea Benjamin

“We were amazed to discover that the organizers of Take Back America treat dissent the same way that the organizers at a Bush rally do,” said Ms. Murphy of Codepink “Most progressives do not support Hillary Clinton, and stifling our legitimate, heartfelt opposition to her pro-war position is an outrage. I guess we have to take back ‘Take Back America.....more

This Guy Doesn't Like Ms. Benjamin Very here
Democrats at Odds Over November Tactics

Chief among the disagreements was how best to target voters. Unlike Dr. Dean, who favors exploiting the shortcomings of the Bush administration, a group of Democrats said a socially progressive agenda must be placed before electors, not the attacks on President Bush's competence favored by Dr. Dean....more

Monday, June 12, 2006

Frankly, I'm not a big fan of the First Amendment,"........
Ann Coulter Oct. 21, 2005, University of Florida
Nuremberg Principles

Principle III
The fact that a person who committed an act which constitutes a crime under international law acted as Head of State or responsible government official does not relieve him from responsibility under international law.....more
Open the coffers for GOP and let loose a throng of protesters
Sue Carlton

And if things got crazy, well, nearby MacDill Air Force Base could handle security.
After all, "They're the ones fighting the war on terror.''...Al Austin


Howard At Yearly Kos

"Those guys win elections by scapegoating people," said Dean referring to the Republican party. " 'those people' from Ronald Reagan's 'welfare queen' to George Bush's gay and lesbian Americans and immigrants. Scapegoat, scapegoat, scapegoat! It's the way they win elections." it

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Singer Kevin Aviance Beaten in NYC
Four people were arrested on charges of first-degree assault as a hate crime, police said.

Jarell Sears, Akino George, Gregory Archie, and Gerard Johnson

A group of six or seven men attacked Aviance early Saturday, and passers-by did not stop to help as they threw objects at him, Evans said....more
Downtowns On The Verge
Change is coming to St. Pete and Tampa. Will it fill our downtowns with life -- or ruin what we've already got?.....more

'Che' trail paved with tourism promise

The spirit of capitalist enterprise is flourishing in the footsteps of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary who died in his unsuccessful attempt to bring communism to Bolivia....more

Live From Yearly Kos

This place is a buzz with Nedrenaline… Everywhere I go, I’m handing out some piece of Ned-gear. The poll numbers have been recited with much merriment and tales from the MoveOn/DFA rally spread like wild-fire throuhout the convention. I’ll have a bunch of pictures and video, but my connection is spotty and time is limited. Suffice to say, the netroots are abuzz....more

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Who does Glenn Beck think he is?

Why is CNN rewarding such potty-mouthed behavior by giving him a platform to spew his hate? And this calls attention to a larger issue -- why is it OK for a right-winger to be angry, but not Howard Dean? After all, this is the same network that dissected the so-called Dean Scream over and over again. But apparently, it is OK to yell, scream, and get hysterical if you're a Republican.....more

Blackwell At It Again.
Block the Vote, Ohio Remix

If there was ever a sign of a ruling party in trouble, it is a game plan that calls for trying to win by discouraging voting.
The latest sign that Republicans have an election-year strategy to shut down voter registration drives comes from Ohio.....more

"There's no issue more important than banning gay marriage." GOP Sen. David Vitter (LA)

44 Democrats Sell Us Out, Jim Davis Did Not Vote
House Rejects Net Neutrality

A List Of The Sellouts
John Barrow, Shelley Berkley, Sanford Bishop, Dan Boren, Leonard Boswell, Rick Boucher, Allen Boyd, G.K. Butterfield, Dennis Cardoza, Russ Carnahan, Ben Chandler, William Clay, James Clyburn, Jim Costa, Bud Cramer, Joseph Crowley, Henry Cuellar, Artur Davis, Lincoln Davis, Norman Dicks, Harold Ford, Bart Gordon, Gene Green, Luis Gutiérrez, Brian Higgins, William Jefferson, Eddie Johnson, Jim Marshall, Kendrick Meek, Gregory Meeks, Charles Melancon, Michael Michaud, Dennis Moore, Ed Pastor, Nick Rahall, Mike Ross, Dutch Ruppersberger, Bobby Rush, David Scott, John Spratt, John Tanner, Tom Udall, Robert Wexler, Al Wynn

What Happen To Your Vote Mr. Davis? Jeb Was Right, You Are A Slacker. I Can See Why Mr. Smith Has Caught Up With You In The Polls.
Appeals court backs Bush on wiretaps

A federal appeals court sided with the Bush administration Friday on an electronic surveillance issue, making it easier to tap into Internet phone calls and broadband transmissions....more

Friday, June 9, 2006

Samm Simpson Wit The Man

Real People, Real Solutions
As a grandmother, I’ve never been more concerned about the future of this great nation. That’s why I’m running for Congress. I’m fed up with an Administration that places corporate interests above the needs of the people. I’m fed up with a President that places himself above the law. I’m fed up with a Congress that refuses to allow investigations and refuses to demand accountability.....more

Truth is our Weapon. Change is our Choice.

The furor has died down, but the Dixie Chicks haven't
Great Article By One Of Stogie's Favorite Writer's
click here

Chimp dies in Lowry Park fight
Staffers are mourning Herman, who had lived there since 1965....more

Lamont Shown Gaining Ground

The Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found Lieberman's lead shrinking nearly by half in the past month, with voter anger toward the three-term senator trumping unfamiliarity with Lamont, a Greenwich businessman.....more

English only at Philly cheesesteak joint

An English-only ordering policy has thrust one of Philadelphia's best-known cheesesteak joints into the national immigration debate......more

Geno's Steak's

Maybe They Have "Bistec con queso"

Thursday, June 8, 2006

Revisionist History

This is a bad idea, particularly since the Bush family is going to need some revisionist history down the road to teach people that Jeb wasn't a moron and George W. wasn't the worst president in history.....more
Auntie Pinko
Discouraged by Democratic Losers

I’m depressed and discouraged that San Diego County Democrats couldn’t get a candidate elected to fill the seat of Duke “Show Me the Money” Cunningham....more

DNC Chairman Howard Dean on Bush's Border Failures

"For the last five years, President Bush has failed to secure America's borders. While our northern border remains vulnerable, highlighted by the recent breakup of a terror plot in Toronto just one hundred miles from Buffalo, the President is resorting to more photo-ops along our southern border today.....more
Lara Logan My New Hero