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Dianne Feinstein — Symbol of the Worthless Beltway Democrat

Today from Salon.com Glenn Greenwald Sunday September 23, 2007 06:21 EST Dianne Feinstein — Symbol of the Worthless Beltway Democrat In the wake of the series of profound failures that define the 2007 Democratic Congress, there is much debate over what accounts for this behavior. There are almost 300 “Congressional Democrats” and they are not…

Blogger’s Influence on Politics

From Crooks & Liars today we have this from Nicole Belle: Welcome to the big time, bloggers. According to Chris Matthews–taking cues from Bush, natch–we’re in charge of the Democratic Party. Andrew Sullivan and John Heilemann ratchet down Tweety’s hyperbole. SULLIVAN: I wish he (Bush) just had as much focus on winning the war in…

GWB: Saddam killed all the Mandelas

In the interest of our national dignity I would like to formally request that our “Decider in Chief” no longer be allowed to participate in press conferences and only speak in public under the influence of a teleprompter or with written remarks prepared for him by someone with no less an education than a fifth-grader.…

The 14 Points of Facism: remind you of anyone?

We really enjoy our debates with our friends on the right because it always seems to turn into some sort of history lesson whether its Chuck DeVore commenting on the decline of Greek city-states, or Matt Cunningham covering some nuance of the war in VietNam, or even being schooled on what happened in WWII by…