Month: January 2005

Picking Up Where the Rainbow Left Off

by Nick Jahr in The Nation January 30, 2005 “Despite a snowfall that paralyzed the city, it would prove to be the largest gathering Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) had organized to date. From staunch Upper West Side Kerry supporters …

Fowler 1, Dean 0

The former Vermont governor’s candidacy to lead the DNC hits a snag By VIVECA A. NOVAK/WASHINGTON Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 “A dent was knocked into the aura of inevitability surrounding Howard Dean’s run to be the next Democratic Party chair …

A backbone Award for the no-Rice Vote

The no-Rice vote tally, though one-sided at 85-13, was still the largest “no” vote against any secretary of state nominee since 1825. Thirteen Backbone Awards are cordially proffered to the following… Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. …

Unembedded, Independent, Dahr Jamail

A friend in Vegas often sends me stories by Dahr Jamail, with a link to his Web site – Iraq Dispatches at DahrJamailIraq.com. The following is the opening question and response in an interview by Charles Shaw of Newtopia Magazine …