31 May 2008

Late Late Nite FDL: The Budos Band

Ethiopian jazz with The Budos Band performing Yene hassab gwadegna.

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31 May 2008

Unhinged Clinton supporter: Dems throwing election away for 'an inadequate black male'

Oh my – the bigot knives came out big time at the Rules Committee hearing chaos. Take at look at what Jane Hamsher captured —  this inconsolable Hillary supporter, Harriet Christian, screaming at reporters in this clip about how the party is… “…throwing the election away…for what — an inadequate

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31 May 2008

GRITtv commentary: Who’s Crying Now?

Oh the democracy of it all. To listen to the members of the Rules and By-Laws panel at today’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee, you’d believe that when it comes to respecting voters, their choices and election fairness, the Democrats are a stand-up bunch of rule makers: the very model of a modern democratic institution.

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31 May 2008

Late Night: A Few Words about F-Words

Let’s say a few words about the F-word.

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31 May 2008

Clinton Supporter Shows Bruises She Received Being Ejected From Meeting

Deborah Foster, a Long Island school teacher and Hillary Clinton supporter who was ejected from the Rules & Bylaws Committee meeting on May 31, 2008 shows her bruises. Foster and others were shouting “Denver, Denver” when security removed them from the meeting.

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31 May 2008

Obama resigns from Trinity Church

Interesting timing, especially in light of the day-long discussions taking place about the reinstatements of FL and MI delegates today. Video below: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… ee *** NOTE FROM PAM: I was going to post on this but ee beat me to it. I’ll just add my thoughts below. It was simply

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31 May 2008

Puerto Rico: The Tiger Has Landed.

The sky may be gray and rainy, but the Convention Center in San Juan is swathed in purple and high spirits.

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31 May 2008

Obama Breaks His Ties With Trinity Church

Marc Ambinder at The Atlantic breaks the news out of the DNC meetings:

6:26: The Obama campaign confirms that Sen. Barack Obama has quit Trinity United Church in Chicago.

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31 May 2008

Clinton Supporter Ejected From Rules Meeting, “McCain Will Be Our Next President”

Things grew increasingly contentious toward the end of the Rules Committee meeting, and a Clinton supporter — who identified herself as Harriet Christian — was ejected from the room. I followed her into the hallway and she had her say for the cameras…

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31 May 2008

Some Thoughts

As a Michigan voter, the most important thing that happened today was the recognition–on the part of Mark Brewer and Carl Levin–that our January primary was not a real vote. That meant more to me as anything else that happened today–it was more important to me than the numbers that came out of the process.

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