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I am trying to find obama spanish language print ads that are running in swing states. we want to pay to put them in our local spanish language newspapers.
Posted by arely staircase | Mon Oct 15, 2012, 06:00 PM (3 replies)

Question About "The Left Column" on the home page

I had a post show up there (which is the coolest thing ever).

How did that happen exactly? What is the criteria?

Posted by arely staircase | Sun Oct 14, 2012, 12:37 AM (1 replies)

welcome newest DU Republican (i was number 5 btw)

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I made this account for this one post...


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Republican voting for Romney.

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Posted by arely staircase | Sat Oct 13, 2012, 07:09 PM (20 replies)

put the white back in the whitehouse

those of you who think this is the time to "hold obama's feet" to the fire better think twice.
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Oct 12, 2012, 10:31 PM (168 replies)

we've lost fox news?

might as well pack it in.
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Oct 12, 2012, 06:22 PM (0 replies)

damn, biden kicks ryan's ass and a whole bunch of new duers immediately decide they need to share

their concerns that obama will cut social security - even though romney has promised to destroy it - they are concerned that it is obama who will.

again, suddenly, right after ryan's public humiliation.

they are worried allright, but not about social security
Posted by arely staircase | Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:32 AM (26 replies)

nate silver number nerds, check this out

awesome interview on data, political and otherwise:

Posted by arely staircase | Wed Oct 10, 2012, 08:37 PM (2 replies)

GOP: Gays Out of the Party

Here is one of those odd regularities that crop up in American politics: Every election year since at least 1996, about a quarter of gay voters (more precisely, of voters who acknowledge being gay in exit polls) have pulled for the Republican presidential candidate, rain or shine.

Perhaps this is because gay voters have not had a choice between rain and shine. Their choice has been between rain and drizzle. The Republican candidate preferred not to talk about gay issues (ugh! nasty!) and could be counted on, if the issue came up, to take the wrong side. The Democratic candidate, on the other hand, preferred not to talk about gay issues (eek! dangerous!) and could be counted on, if the issue came up, to chicken out and act like a Republican

President Obama started slow on gay rights. He opposed marriage equality, dragged his feet on the military-service ban, and let the Justice Department file a brief defending DOMA that could have been written by his predecessor. But then he made up for lost time. He went out on a limb jurisprudentially by abandoning his legal defense of DOMA. He and the Democratic Congress got the military ban repealed. He used executive authority to provide some benefits for same-sex partners of federal workers. Above all, he came out this year in support of gay marriage — and, in its platform, his party did the same.


We do know this: If any Republican in the 2012 field had the potential to lead the party away from its growing isolation on gay equality, it was Mitt Romney. By choosing instead to pander to the anti-gay right, he made gay voters’ choice easier, and Democrats’ future brighter.

Posted by arely staircase | Wed Oct 10, 2012, 02:52 AM (1 replies)

Does anyone remember mediawhoresonline?

aka mediahorse. that was a great website back in the early days of political intertubing. it had an aura of mystery as all the media whores were trying to figure out who was behind it. then it went away, with no explanation. does anyone know the back story?
Posted by arely staircase | Wed Oct 10, 2012, 02:07 AM (7 replies)

i knew john galt

i kicked john galt's ass in a bar fight in '73. you sir are no john galt
Posted by arely staircase | Tue Oct 9, 2012, 09:58 PM (1 replies)
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