Week One and Counting →
Cool graphic, too big to post here, of when past Presidents have named their Cabinet and key personell. Obama’s announcement of his chief of staff is the earliest in the chart, which goes back to 1972.
Unfortunately We Are Unable To Accept Drawings As... →
You know, if you were a slave in the old South, what did you get as a slave? You...– Jim Quinn, Republican Asshat
A lovely photo gallery of right wing pundits whose “smears failed to change the course of history.”
Notes to Obama: “Right after the election, hundreds of messages began to be written on makeshift walls near the Lincoln Memorial wishing President-elect Barack Obama good luck.”
The Case Against Lieberman's Chair →
Ezra: “Lieberman wants to keep his committee as a hedge against retribution. So long as he controls Governmental Affairs, he’s not the sort of guy Democrats want on a warpath against them. Elsewhere, they can take him seriously, or screw him over, largely as they please, which most would probably find a preferable alternative. But I basically side with the “kick him out”...
WaPo: A Butler Well Served by This Election →
Wow. A touching article about Eugene Allen, an 89 year old black man who served in the White House through eight presidencies, from 1952 until 1986. His wife of sixty five years died Monday, the day before they were to vote for Barack Obama.
With 4.5 million members, MoveOn is now bigger than the NRA. Maybe our leaders...– Firedoglake