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More and better Democrats: Like Howard Ahmanson!


Christian[ist loon] philanthropist Howard Ahmanson -- one of three major funders of the campaign for California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages -- has abandoned the GOP for the Democratic Party.

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Falling Credit Rating for Closures

Unemployment, suspect subprime lending, business failures and medical disasters cause way too many families to lose their homes. Losing homes and failing to pay mortgage installments on time will push such families' credit rating over the edge into the abyss of of new world outcasts.

The credit rating companies are feelingness automatons who follow the rules/laws to the letter. They make no distinction between the hard working and the bums, between this depression's victims and run of the mill irresponsible individuals. Read below the fold...


Yow! Anybody else remember when they beat GT in 1985?

Most riveting game I've ever experienced in my life. Every possession counted. Read below the fold...

"Politically feasible"? Sounds like "weasel"

And that's for a reason. In the course of commending Jim Webb for taking a sane stand against the prison-industrial complex, Glenn Greenwald writes (and also quotes from an interview he did with Jay Rosen): Read below the fold...

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Action Alert: John Conyers in Albany Sunday March 29

Cong. John Conyers to Speak in Albany on Sunday March 29th on Single Payer Health Care for All

Albany, NY- Congressman John Conyers will be in Albany for a Congressional Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, March 29th from 2-4:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 262 State Street in Albany (1/2 block west of State Capitol)

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Saturday Night Rational Marijuana Policy LoFi blogging

I love the guitar solo at the end; I think it's the flakiest thing I've ever heard. And now, the version: Read below the fold...

One more reason to use UPS

Not only have they pulled their advertising from Stalker O'Reilly's show, they're union, and, unlike FedEx, they're not using extortion tactics against the government to fight card check.

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Medicare for all medley

West Virginia Belly Dancers to Protest for Single Payer Outside Home Office of Congresswoman Capito

US Sen Baucus: Insurers Have To Negotiate On Public Plan

Sen. Max Baucus said Friday the health insurance industry may have to compromise on a public insurance option to cover uninsured people or risk losing a spot at the bargaining table.

Dr. Christine Adams

Spain to indict Gonzales, Yoo, Feith, Addington, Bybee, and Haynes?

The same guy who indicted Pinochet:

A high-level Spanish court has taken the first steps toward opening a criminal investigation against six former Bush administration officials, including former Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, on whether they violated international law by providing a legalistic framework to justify the use of torture of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, an official close to the case said.

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Outstanding Smackdown: Matt Taibbi to Mr. De Santis of AIG


Four days ago an AIG officer resigned, publicly, in a letter that I'd describe as primarily a "pity me, I'm a victim" whine. Matt Taibbi has even less sympathy for poor beleaguered Jake (who, it should be noted, quit his job as a political protest; I suggest this means he wasn't worried about survival, as are many of his fellow 600,000-plus Americans newly unemployed) than I do. Read below the fold...

William Greider on Obama's form of Monoply: Real money, no losses to Playahs

William Greider writes about Obama's new type of Monoply game, one with real money for the Big Bankster Boiz to play with, no losses, and all provided for by the taxpayer. Us Joe Schmoes. Read below the fold...

Obama to bankster parasites: Hey, guys, careful you don't kill the host!

Just translating:

President Barack Obama told chief executive officers from some of the largest U.S. banks to “show some restraint,” [With what? Their 401(k)s? Their houses? Their health care?] even as he courted their support for his plans to stabilize the financial markets.

Way to leverage that "populist rage" (translation: "justified outrage"), there, big guy! Read below the fold...

Alaska's Mike Doogan, Democrat, is an asshole

Just go read Mudflats.

It's the same deal up here in Zone 5b. Somehow, the Big D on the jersey doesn't mean the people who run the state are accountable, or transparent in what they do.

Imagine that!

NOTE Via Avedon. Read below the fold...


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