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Entries by James Boyce from 04/2007

Meet Your Candidates: Chellie Pingree

| Posted 04.02.2007 | Politics
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These days, candidates don't enter a sprint -- they are in a marathon and now we are already seeing the 2008 candidates starting their runs.

The Bloggers Raise Money In The Heart Of The Beast

| Posted 04.03.2007 | Politics
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How far has the progressive community online come in under four years? Well, on April 17th, we'll go one step further when a grassroots fundraiser is ...

70% Of The World's Oxygen Comes From The Ocean And We Say Thank You How?

| Posted 04.04.2007 | Politics
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I'm hoping that the newest shade of green is actually blue. The cover of this month's National Geographic has yet another, depressing article on the state of our oceans.

You Want To Fight These Bastards With Hope? Good Luck.

| Posted 04.04.2007 | Politics
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George Bush holds a press conference that is false and misleading. He invoked 9/11 and the war in Iraq at least three times and the core of his argument was a lie.

Joe Trippi: "We May Be Headed to a Brokered Convention."

| Posted 04.05.2007 | Huffington Post

In a long drawn out race, maybe Gore follows Joe's advice --which I think is great-- and limits donors to giving $100 tops, he could be right in it.

$26 Million For Hillary, $25 Million For Barack, How About $10,000 For Two Guys Who Actually Need It?

| Posted 04.07.2007 | Politics
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One of my ongoing passions and ongoing frustrations is that within a party that will pour tens of millions of dollars into Presidential Coffers (I get...

Sheryl Crow And Laurie David's Winding Road

| Posted 04.09.2007 | Politics
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Sheryl Crow and Laurie David are off on their Stop Global Warming College Tour this morning, two weeks on a bus, visiting college campuses and continuing to raise awareness.

George Bush Versus The Manatee: A Battle Of Small Brained-Mammals

| Posted 04.10.2007 | Politics
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At this rate, pretty soon, there won't be any manatees. What happens when George Bush and his 'environmental' advisers see such a sobering statistic?

If It's Wednesday, Laurie and Sheryl Must Be In Baton Rouge

| Posted 04.11.2007 | Politics
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Laurie David and Sheryl Crow's Stop Global Warming tour makes a stop in Baton Rouge tonight - having already conquered Texas with stops in Dallas and College Station.

The Life Of An Iraqi Is Worth The Same As A Zebra.

| Posted 04.13.2007 | Huffington Post

Yesterday's NYTimes had a story about the US government paying up to but hopefully no more than $2,500 for every Iraqi killed. About the same as it ...

The Presidential Pool: Jumping In From Left And Right. UPDATED WITH ONLINE POLL.

| Posted 04.16.2007 | Politics
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Every day, it's the same conversation about the same people for 2008. But Here are two things to watch out for as we head into spring.

Imagine If We Had A President Who Not Only Read Books But Could Actually Write One?

| Posted 04.17.2007 | Politics
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John and Teresa Kerry have written a book on the environment with words and everything. And it's a really good book called This Moment On Earth.

David Geffen: Count Yourself Lucky.

| Posted 04.20.2007 | Politics
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Best thing that ever happened to you was NOT getting the LA Times, trust me on this. Sure, it's tempting to think of owing a big major newspaper, and ...

Jerome Armstrong Has "Better Social Skills" Than Expected. Stuns DC Crowd With Ability To Speak English.

| Posted 04.26.2007 | Politics
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Last night, it was great pleasure to watch as my friend and colleague Jerome Armstrong received The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Award from 21st Century ...