Wow, that is unexpected. Tim Russert died of a sudden heart attack at 58.
Keith’s comment last night left me speechless and emotional. My commentary on this subject below his video special comment. My commentary on this Special Comment, crossposted from Political Interviews, the Hillary/Barack Controversies and my belief that this election is about…..well, listen for yourself here. Its mildly profane, heartfelt and emotional.
Since I have just received my DVD of this great film, I thought I’d re-post the review I wrote at The Global Sociology Blog. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a wonderful and harrowing adaptation of the book of the same name by Jean-Dominique Bauby (“Jean-Do”, as everyone calls … Continue reading
Via Der Spiegel: “When garden gnomes go missing in France, most are tempted to blame the shadowy Garden Gnome Liberation Front . The group has been linked to the disappearance of dozens of miniature garden residents over the years. Not this time, however. Some 170 gnomes and other ornaments have … Continue reading
Since The DemDaily seldom does one how about an Open Thread? Here’s a photo to help spark off your creativity. Personally, since it sets the tone for the entire Administration it helps me focus and remember the reason we all are working so hard. After the primaries, it helps me … Continue reading
As we begin the race to November all Democrats, disaffected Republicans, independents and very angry Clinton supporters of all descriptions need to remember that winning in November is paramount. [Our opponent is explicitly against Roe v. Wade. If you need no other reason to vote against him remember that reality.] … Continue reading
In today’s WaPo Dana Milbank uses his column to bite The Dark Lord, (no, not He-Who-Shall-Not-Be Named), VP Dick Cheney square on the ass while reporting also on Dennis Kucinch’s futile attempt to impeach George Bush. That effort died a quick death. “Why so unwilling to impeach Bush? As Democratic … Continue reading
Note to readers: I’ll be offline for the next couple of days taking care of some family stuff — packing up my daughter at college and bringing her home for the summer. I hope that some of our other wonderful writers here will fill in some in my stead. In … Continue reading
I don’t know how to say this, delicately, but something smells fishy in today’s Ten Post Round-Up. 1: The new GI Bill would be too expensive, if passed (according to John McCain), but not if we fired all the scam Iraq contractors and war profiteers… Where is John McCain’s outrage … Continue reading
“Oh no they didn’t,” says Joan Walsh tonight. Oh, yes they did… With Hillary Clinton out of the way, the media has now turned their misogynistic sights on Michelle Obama. And, honestly it was bound to happen. Walsh explains: I don’t watch Fox News, but an alert reader saw it, and … Continue reading