On the Democratic side, Clinton leads Obama 43 percent to 34 percent, with John Edwards - who is expected to drop out today – at 14 percent. Clinton’s lead is down 17 points since Jan. 24. Again, if past history provides any clue, polling during the campaign in some states indicated that Obama was the second choice of many Edwards supporters.
The open source Firefox web browser continues to gain market share in Europe at Internet Explorer’s expense. It’s the browser of choice for over one-quarter of European web surfers, according to French metrics firm XiTi.
Herbert Hoover — only nine months into his presidency — assembled leaders from the public and private sectors to create an economic-stimulus package. Among the measures, Time magazine reported at the time, was a promise from Congress to offer bipartisan support for a tax-cut package.
As early as Monday, the Administration and its allies are trying to end Senate debate on FISA and telecom immunity and force a vote on the Senate Intelligence Committee’s bill-a bill that would broadly expand the executive branch’s spying powers while granting immunity to telecoms that broke the law and assisted in the NSA’s illegal domestic spying
The Weiner Man is just one in a huge gaggle of right wing nut jobs on the radio, but his brand of hate stands alone. The poor guy was canned last year by his management agency for attacking Melissa Etheridge and lesbians and now the schmuck is finally being dumped by some of his biggest sponsors.
There is widespread cheating and voter suppression going on all over Clark County—and it’s obviously coming in from the top down. Whether it made enough of a difference to swing the election is another question—but there is no question that Hillary was running a campaign in which all of her surrogates were to cheat in every way possible.
“In Buffalo Exchange on Hawthorne: Girl: I thought you didn’t like ‘busy patterns.’ Guy: No…hmm…I pick out my clothes based purely on what they would look like on LSD. Girl: Oh… Guy: …and this shirt would look pretty f*cking cool.”—
Toonlet is a new site where you can create your own cartoon strips with customized characters and leave cartoons as comments in response to other peoples’ strips. It’s fun, fast and easy. Kids will like it and I do too. Few sites on the web where you can create your own comic strips but few of them let you build your own characters. Way cool.
OpenCongress has come out with a new version which allows you to network, discuss, evaluate, and vote on what’s happening in Congress. You can track specific bills, Senators, Representatives, or issues and they’ve even put together a page on how to make the most of it: http://www.opencongress.org/profile/howtouse
After the New Hampshire primary last Tuesday there were some suggestions that the Democratic primary might have been tampered with. Now we have proof that the vote counts for Obama and Clinton were exchanged by Diebold voting machines.