Dem on Dem Violence
I know, I know...I just want to sit here and gloat and revel in the fact that Gonzo is guilty, guilty, GUILTY! of many high crimes that may take down the whole bunch. But just in case we get our wish, let's remember that the folks who may replace them aren't perfect beings either. This Hill report turns my stomach, and reminds me of why war with Iran and a continued war in Iraq are wholly possible in a Democratic administration:
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And the difference between the neo-cons and Emanuel, Biden, Hilbadwards, and the Do-Nothing Democrat Party would be?
Lambert has been foaming in a most uncivil and ill-mannered way about our hard, hard working members of Congress, and I think it's time we help calm him down. From now on, the next time you get all weak in the knees because your favorite Congresscritter makes a nice speech or sends you a happy email, I want you to go here. THOMAS is a slow loading site, so be patient. Read more about Watching the Foxes in the Henhouse: Congress Edition
And for a no-brainer, the political firings of the Federal prosecutors.
Please don't tell me the Republicans are co-operating. Because if they are, that means the Democrats aren't causing them any pain. Read more about How many times have the newly empowered Democrats issued subpoenas?
We're always complaining that no one takes us seriously, and that the media ignores our devotion to fact in favor of misdirection and gossip. Well, I can't think of a bigger sign that all that is changing than this. The exciting word: unscripted. Thousands of Little People like you and me, all of us with our computers and databases of quotes, bills, policies...I'm salivating. Read more about A Victory for the Blogosphere: The Presidential Candidate Panel at KosChicago
Because I'm sure God not.
Shit, I just heard Nancy Pelosi on NPR saying she "would never cut off funding to troops in the field." The lamest, most stupid, most disingenuous Republican talking point seems to have cast a spell over the entire Beltway.
Dammit, what's wrong with these people? We ought to be deep, right now, into half a dozen hearings, any one of which would prick the bag of pus that is the administration.
Where the Fuck are they? Read more about Is anyone satisfied with the Democrat's use of their oversight power so far?
So it doesn't look like the newly empowered Dems and their rabid vanguard in the netroots are going to be able to end the war this week. Rather than fume, stew, or drink myself silly, I thought I'd see if I could direct some energy towards a worthy project that serves all our liberal purposes. The Punch Clock Project sounds like a great idea, and I think we should bring it back to the conversation. Read more about Positive Upbeat Tuesday Blogging: Punch Clock Project
Lindsey proves her worth, once again, if only there were a Democrat with connections to Money who would listen. Here's the important part:
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