28 Sep 2010

The Devil You Know

I just worked twelve hours after only five hours of sleep (Yes, Wembley, it’s hot and you can’t sleep. Yes we can go out at 11PM, 2AM, 4:30AM… oh look, there goes the alarm at 5:30….Bitter? Not me.) so I don’t have the energy to get all into the latest

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28 Sep 2010

Brown v. Whitman Debate: Meg Does NOT Support Immigration Reform

California: during the 1st gubernatorial debate that just took place between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate made this very candid remark regarding immigration reform: “I wouldn’t support a path to legalization.”

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28 Sep 2010

Why Peace Talks Fail

I/P news

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28 Sep 2010

Late Night: Senate to Drop Ban Hammer on teh Internets?

Why is there a bill before the Senate Judiciary Committee that would allow the Attorney General to block certain Internet domain names from ISPs?

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28 Sep 2010

Late Night: Senate to Drop Ban Hammer on teh Internets?

The Internets. Both of them. This meme may become a reality… We will support a free and open Internet. That’s what Barack Obama told the United Nations. But then why is there a bill before the Senate Judiciary Committee that would allow the Attorney General to block certain Internet domain

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28 Sep 2010

The Health Care Hypocrisy of a Tea Party Candidate

What is not immediately obvious is to what extent these revelations just weeks before the mid-term elections will give the independent voter cause for concern as it regards supporting candidates like Sharron Angle or re-electing a Michelle Bachmann. I doubt it will do much to dissuade the rank and file Tea Party foot soldier, but it may. That said, what the rank and file intend to do really is of secondary import, it’s the independent voter who holds the key to both this election and the next.

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28 Sep 2010

NY Sen: Gillibrand Leads by 11 Among Likely Voters

Appointed Democratic Senator Kristen Gillibrand has an 11-point lead over Joseph DioGuardi in New York’s Special election for US Senate, according to the latest Marist Poll (PDF) of likely voters: Marist (PDF) (9/19-22) Kristen Gillibrand 52 Joseph DioGuardi 41 Unsure 7 An 11-point lead and polling over 50 percent is

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28 Sep 2010

Study of Potential 2010 Turnout Paints Gloomy Picture for Democrats

According to a study by the New Organizing Institute of likely 2010 turnout demographics, things look bad for Democrats. Their research shows that, in addition to some long-term trends that hurt Democrats in midterm elections, like a substantial decline in youth turnout, there are some worrying signs for this year

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28 Sep 2010

Watercooler – Amtrak Announces Ambitious High-Speed Rail Plan

Amtrak is unveiling a $117 billion, 30-year vision for high-speed rail on the East Coast that would drastically reduce travel times along the congested corridor.

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