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jm-cornwell's picture
Aug.06.2013
It's all about labels. People feel more comfortable with labels, even if the label says generic and inside there is nothing of value. It's labeled. It's known. And so too with people. I was taught that in a group of people at a party, or anywhere people are gathered, there are three subjects you...
will-durst's picture
Sep.12.2010
Doom. Impending doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Losing one if not both houses of Congress -- deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom of biblical proportions destined to make 1994 seem like walk in the park with a loved one down...
will-durst's picture
Aug.14.2010
There have been easier times to be a Democrat. Think way way back to the halcyon days of two years ago. Summer of '08. Basking like a lazy cat napping in a sun-drenched window box. Now, not so much. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi must be thinking someone on her team swallowed a bad news...
joseph-mooney's picture
Feb.26.2010
” Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Funny how things can “change” in an instant; or, a century or two.  Especially Words and what they mean. Polonius: –What do you read, my lord. Hamlet: Words, words, words. Polonius: What is the matter, my lord? Hamlet: Between...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jan.07.2009
Maybe it's just because she is the first female speaker of the house...who knows -- but Nancy Pelosi's wardrobe has been getting a ton of attention of late with most of the discussion revolving around her signature strand of South Sea Cultured Pearls, which are estimated to cost around 80k!!...
edmund-jenks's picture
Oct.19.2008
Casting the tax debate as a “values” issue Saturday, Barack Obama said John McCain was "out-of-touch" for equating the Illinois senator's plan to cut taxes for middle class families with welfare. /// “It comes down to values – in America, do we simply value wealth, or do we value the...
jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Oct.08.2008
8 p.m. La Guardia --- The people left here tonight either have somewhere they have to go that's life and death or have lost all hope. All the bathroom floors are wet; the coffee machines are empty and I'm sitting next to a woman who either is Amy Weinstein or channeling her. v. bad. 8:30 p.m. --...
camille-marchetta's picture
Sep.08.2008
Now I write novels.  Before that, I produced and wrote television drama, which means that I've spent a considerable part of my adult life making stuff up. It's been my job.  I like to think I'm good at it, a real professional.  And one of the things that makes me so good is that I spend hours, days...
heywood-gould's picture
Sep.05.2008
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 5...Inside the Denver Pepsi Center two weeks ago Hillary Clinton was congratulating women on the progress they've made in the last eighty years. But outside, Leah Schildkraut was on a hunger strike in front of the heavily guarded doors of to protest what she called the "...
priscilla-hodgkins's picture
Aug.31.2008
Friday morning, on  my way to a meeting that’s an hour+ drive from home, some of those thoughts that only come along while doing 65 invaded my grainy brain: What if McCain chose a woman as VP candidate? He surely wouldn’t choose a woman just for the sake of supplying a fem.  Then again, maybe he...