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Entries by Rob Kall from 08/2008

Report from the Progressive Democrats of America Convention

| Posted 08.02.2008 | Politics

In Cleveland, the DNC is discussing the Democratic Party platform. In Chicago, PDA (Progressive Democrats of America leaders are planning how to move...

Bottom Up Democracy at PDA, Top-Down at DNC

| Posted 08.03.2008 | Politics

We live in a new world that allows organizations to open up the discussion and decision-making process. Failure to tap into this means being stuck in what has become obsolete top-down leadership.

Obama's Giving McCain Enough Rope to Hang HImself With Russia Georgia Reaction

| Posted 08.14.2008 | Politics

McCain's willingness to jump into confrontation so fast when the stakes are so high is astounding. Who knows what Russia is willing to do in response?

Biden's Biggest Vulnerability Should Be Neutralized, Running Against McCain

| Posted 08.24.2008 | Politics

McCain's problem is he and Cindy have no one to vet the less than competent people running the campaign -- and both let their staff put things into their mouths a bit too easily.

Bob Ney (R-OH): Prosecuted for Not Playing Ball with Bush Administration

| Posted 08.25.2008 | Politics

Bob Ney: Prosecuted for Not Playing Ball with Bush Administration "They've taken bloodsport to a whole new level in this administration" Bob Ney: Re...

Cindy Sheehan Bugged in Denver

| Posted 08.25.2008 | Politics

Cindy Sheehan returned to her Denver hotel room today to find the door unlocked and ajar. She walked in to discover a man working on her phone, screw driver in hand.

Howard Zinn's Advice to Obama

| Posted 08.29.2008 | Politics

Zinn: I think he has to talk more about class issues -- more about how this government and McCain as part of it, and has been funneling all the wealth of this country into the rich.

Local Alaskans See Sarah As Potent Asset But Vulnerable

| Posted 08.30.2008 | Politics

What do local Alaskans think about Sarah Palin? That was my approach, wanting to get past the pundits and Washington insider takes on McCain's new par...