Monthly Archives: June 2006

Congress Profiles

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From Center for American Progress STATE WATCH — TABOR BACKERS RESORT TO UNDERHANDED TACTICS: Across the country, right-wing activists are launching campaigns to impose a so-called "Taxpayer's Bill of Rights" (TABOR) on the states. TABOR arbitrarily caps "increases in state … Continue reading

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U.S. Learns to Live with Less Freedom

Published on Monday, June 19, 2006 by the Toronto Star / Canada Via  by Tim Harper  MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – The fierce cultural aversion to the long reach of government is emblazoned on every licence plate here, an omnipresent … Continue reading

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How to join

I have begun work on a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for the blog. You can find it on the top right hand corner of the site. I will add as much information as I can manage over the next … Continue reading

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The Democratic Strategist

One of the most interesting developments in the Democratic circles this year is a new on-line journal, The Democratic Strategist. Stan Greenberg, William Galston and Ruy Teixeira are behind this interesting project that has the potential of creating a much-needed … Continue reading

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Conservatives pundits abandoning BUSH

Read this Atlantic Monthly article about how conservatism failed as a political ideology during Bush's reign in DC and how conservatives pundits are jumping ship: "Eager to salvage conservatism from the wreckage of conservative rule, right-wing pundits are furiously blaming … Continue reading

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Gubernatorial races in 2006

In the 2006 gubernatorial elections, incumbent Democrats face the toughest challenges in such states as: Illinois: Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) is running against Judy Baar Topinka (R) and the polls are pretty tight, with a slight advantage to Blagojevich. Maine: … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Okay, I've set up 'Setting Up' as a category where we can call post stuff like this, that has to do with getting the site up, running, and, um, reasonable. Among the reasonable things I just uncovered is that admin … Continue reading

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I haven't set up categories yet. Any suggestions?

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This is a post by Devious Diva Ok the blog is still here and I got my invitation. No problem. Shallow/steep learning curves suck I agree. But you know it's only been a couple of hours so you're doing great. … Continue reading

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