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Obama Administration Archives

September 18, 2014 - Gee, Obamacare Isn't That Unpopular After All by Deacon Blues
September 8, 2014 - The Plan Emerges by Deacon Blues
July 31, 2014 - GOP Says "Screw The Kids" by Deacon Blues
July 29, 2014 - Plain Speaking, Please by Deacon Blues
July 22, 2014 - Hello Public Option? by Deacon Blues
July 18, 2014 - Just Another Political Prop by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2014 - Mock Their Sorry Asses by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2014 - It's Time for the "Gimmick Speech" by Deacon Blues
July 3, 2014 - GOP Runs The Country Without White House by Deacon Blues
June 17, 2014 - 54% of Americans Support Obama on Iraq by Deacon Blues
June 12, 2014 - Down The Rabbit Hole Again by Deacon Blues
June 10, 2014 - Cantor's Loss Helps Dems, Obama by Deacon Blues
June 5, 2014 - VA Reform Deal Reached by Deacon Blues
May 30, 2014 - Obama Treads Water by Deacon Blues
May 26, 2014 - No Better Than Bush by Deacon Blues
May 15, 2014 - Please Go Away Mr. Geithner by Deacon Blues
May 8, 2014 - Benghazi: Play or No Play? by Deacon Blues
May 2, 2014 - Deal With The Long-Term Unemployed by Deacon Blues
April 22, 2014 - Re-Activate the 12th Fleet by Steve
April 1, 2014 - Go On Offense by Steve
March 26, 2014 - Doing the Right Thing on Russia by Steve
March 2, 2014 - Ukraine: There Should Be Military Consequences by Steve
February 25, 2014 - It's About Time by Steve
February 23, 2014 - Now He Wants To Be A Progressive by Steve
November 17, 2013 - President, or Party? by Steve
October 19, 2013 - The Upcoming Final Act by Steve
October 13, 2013 - Waiting Until The End by Steve
October 10, 2013 - Dealing With The Kids by Steve
October 9, 2013 - Stop Paying the GOP Zip Codes by Steve
October 8, 2013 - Sinking the GOP by Steve
September 29, 2013 - Living With Their Rhetoric by Steve
September 21, 2013 - Taking The Country Over The Cliff by Steve
September 16, 2013 - Why Not Yellen? by Steve
August 17, 2013 - Tough Realities Stemming From Avoidance by Steve
August 16, 2013 - Leading From The Rear, Again by Steve
July 23, 2013 - The Numbers Start Slipping by Steve
July 21, 2013 - White House: Time to Talk About Jobs by Steve
July 20, 2013 - A Rudderless Presidency by Steve
July 7, 2013 - 2016 Is Not That Far Off by Steve
May 18, 2013 - Winning, In Spite Of Himself by Steve
May 14, 2013 - The Wrong Lessons From the IRS Tea Party Flap by Steve
May 8, 2013 - A Hard Look by Steve
April 22, 2013 - Is It Really the Congress? by Steve
April 18, 2013 - Fighting the Gun Industry Whores by Steve
March 3, 2013 - Centrism Will Not Lead Us Out of the Quagmire by paradox
January 21, 2013 - The Campaign Must Continue by Steve
January 18, 2013 - Good Luck, Mr. President by paradox
January 10, 2013 - Pentagon Readies for the Knife by Steve
January 9, 2013 - Tying Themselves Into Knots by Steve
January 8, 2013 - Show Me by paradox
January 3, 2013 - Playing the Long Game by Steve
January 1, 2013 - Obama Fractures House GOP Caucus by Steve
December 31, 2012 - A New Year's Eve Present for the GOP by Steve
December 28, 2012 - Breaking Up The House (GOP) by Steve
July 10, 2012 - This Is A Counter Attack? by Deacon Blues
July 1, 2012 - Where Are Romney's New Voters? by Steve
June 4, 2012 - Chicago Gets It by Deacon Blues
April 5, 2012 - The Agenda by paradox
April 2, 2012 - Maybe the Broccoli Will Do It by paradox
March 3, 2012 - Weekend Ponderings by Steve
October 21, 2011 - Keep Talking Mitt by Steve
October 21, 2011 - Obama: Time to Leave Iraq by Steve
September 16, 2011 - Ill Equipped For Battle by Deacon Blues
September 15, 2011 - Discount Tickets by Steve
September 15, 2011 - Now They Need Us by Deacon Blues
September 12, 2011 - Good Move, Mr. President by Deacon Blues
September 12, 2011 - Too Little, Too Late by Steve
August 11, 2011 - Mr. President, Do Something Or Get Out Of The Way by Deacon Blues
August 4, 2011 - Use the August Vacuum by Deacon Blues
August 1, 2011 - The Long March Downward by Deacon Blues
July 31, 2011 - Obama May Have Won This by Steve
July 19, 2011 - Morning Update by Deacon Blues
July 18, 2011 - "Serious People", Totally Out of Touch With America by Deacon Blues
July 18, 2011 - Run Rick, Run by Deacon Blues
July 18, 2011 - Happy In Their Ignorance by Steve
July 14, 2011 - Public Rejects GOP "All Cuts" Demands by Deacon Blues
July 12, 2011 - McConnell Kneecaps Himself by Deacon Blues
July 12, 2011 - Obama Gets Slapped Again For Trying Compromise by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2011 - Good Tone, But False Assumptions by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2011 - Understanding the Other Side by Steve
July 10, 2011 - McConnell Makes A Grave Mistake by Steve
July 10, 2011 - Boehner, McConnell Hand Obama The Advantage by Steve
July 8, 2011 - What Obama Could Say, But Won't by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2011 - What Obama Is Actually Proposing by Deacon Blues
July 6, 2011 - Obama's Earned This One by Deacon Blues
May 21, 2011 - Why The Speech? by Steve
April 21, 2011 - Make The Connection by Steve
April 15, 2011 - Walking the Plank For 2012 by Deacon Blues
April 10, 2011 - The Sellout Ahead by Steve
April 8, 2011 - GOP Holding Out To Kill Planned Parenthood by Steve
April 7, 2011 - Obama Will Sell Out Once Again by Steve
April 2, 2011 - No Progressivism, No Progress by Steve
March 30, 2011 - Obama Owns It by Steve
February 23, 2011 - Affordable Care Act Wins Another Round by Deacon Blues
February 14, 2011 - Obama's Budget Meets His Needs by Deacon Blues
January 3, 2011 - Focus the Debate Upon Jobs by Steve
December 8, 2010 - Under The Bus by Deacon Blues
December 8, 2010 - True To Form by Steve
December 6, 2010 - The Big Deal by Deacon Blues
November 15, 2010 - Sliding to 2014 by Deacon Blues
November 12, 2010 - A Strategic Capitulation by Deacon Blues
November 11, 2010 - A Longer View On Bowles/Simpson by Deacon Blues
November 9, 2010 - Condoning Torture by Deacon Blues
November 3, 2010 - Left With Nothing To Show For It by Deacon Blues
October 31, 2010 - Finding Their Own Way by Steve
October 30, 2010 - Going On Defense the Next Two Years by Steve
October 12, 2010 - No Message, No Mission by Deacon Blues
October 11, 2010 - Richard Shelby, Imbecile by Deacon Blues
September 21, 2010 - Intransigence Over Intelligence? by Steve
September 14, 2010 - GOP/Tea Party Platform Not Popular by Deacon Blues
September 14, 2010 - What Could Have Been by Steve
September 9, 2010 - Smart, Not Good by Deacon Blues
August 31, 2010 - A Call To Come Home by Deacon Blues
August 30, 2010 - No Sound And Fury by Deacon Blues
August 28, 2010 - Phidipides Says Open thread? Good for a hangover? You got it. by Oly Mike
August 12, 2010 - More Silliness Way Too Early by Steve
August 11, 2010 - What To Do? by Steve
August 10, 2010 - A Proud Member Of The "Professional Left" by Deacon Blues
July 26, 2010 - This Generation's Pentagon Papers? by Deacon Blues
July 20, 2010 - Senate Overcomes GOP Filibuster On Unemployment Benefit Extension by Deacon Blues
July 19, 2010 - Finally by Deacon Blues
July 13, 2010 - Labor Does What White House Should Be Doing by Steve
July 11, 2010 - Sunday Odds and Ends by Steve
July 6, 2010 - Enough Blame To Go Around by Steve
July 3, 2010 - Cleaning Up After Obama by Steve
June 21, 2010 - Public: Obama Has No Economic Plan by Deacon Blues
June 18, 2010 - Taking A 2x4 To Them by Steve
June 18, 2010 - Let Biden Loose by Deacon Blues
June 18, 2010 - Obama White House Shafts Another Ally by Deacon Blues
June 15, 2010 - Jumping the Shark by Steve
June 1, 2010 - Robert Reich: Put BP into temporary receivership by Turkana
May 25, 2010 - A True Weenie by Deacon Blues
May 25, 2010 - It's Too Late Larry by Steve
May 23, 2010 - Why Does BP Get A Pass? by Steve
May 22, 2010 - It's Obama's Fault by Steve
May 13, 2010 - The Trojan Horse by Deacon Blues
May 5, 2010 - GOP Base Losing Steam by Deacon Blues
May 4, 2010 - Immigration: Have The Debate This Year by Deacon Blues
May 3, 2010 - Scaring the Sheeple by Deacon Blues
April 29, 2010 - Press Pool Turns Against White House? by Deacon Blues
April 28, 2010 - WellPoint Rakes It In by Deacon Blues
April 26, 2010 - A Year Later, Where's The GOP Reform Plan? by Deacon Blues
April 26, 2010 - Senate GOP Heading For The Cliff by Steve
April 22, 2010 - Dazed and Confused - Not Angry by Deacon Blues
April 21, 2010 - Gallup Sees An Uptick by Deacon Blues
April 20, 2010 - Is The Doom Justified? by Deacon Blues
April 20, 2010 - Unrecognizable by paradox
April 16, 2010 - It’s a Confusing World by paradox
April 15, 2010 - The President Isn’t Angry by paradox
April 9, 2010 - A Progressive Off-Ramp? by Steve
April 2, 2010 - Why Polls Matter by Steve
April 1, 2010 - Gallup's Polls: 44% of Registered Voters Unemployed? by Steve
March 28, 2010 - Perfect by Turkana
March 25, 2010 - A Lonely Place For The GOP by Deacon Blues
March 23, 2010 - Approval Spikes Upward for Health Care Reform Bill by Deacon Blues
March 21, 2010 - Congrats Democrats by Steve
March 18, 2010 - The Last Piece Towards Victory? by Deacon Blues
March 13, 2010 - For 2010, It Needs To Be About Jobs by Steve
March 11, 2010 - Make The GOP Filibuster Financial Reform by Deacon Blues
March 9, 2010 - 2012 Looks Very Good for Obama by paradox
March 8, 2010 - An Insult? by Deacon Blues
March 5, 2010 - Selling Out by Deacon Blues
March 4, 2010 - Healthcare Schizophrenia by Steve
March 3, 2010 - Pushed Around by Bipartisanship by paradox
February 26, 2010 - Calling Then Out by Deacon Blues
February 25, 2010 - Finally, Reconciliation by Deacon Blues
February 18, 2010 - Look In The Mirror, Mittster by Deacon Blues
February 15, 2010 - A Week Shows Results by Steve
February 15, 2010 - President's Day? by Turkana
February 10, 2010 - It Is - And Always Was - The Economy, Stupid by Steve
February 10, 2010 - Enabling Your Enemies by Deacon Blues
February 9, 2010 - Summits are for Snow by paradox
February 2, 2010 - How I’d Love to Take the Train by paradox
January 29, 2010 - Cheers, Mr. President by Steve
January 28, 2010 - Anger Helps, Mr. President by Steve
January 21, 2010 - The Gift That Is Scott Brown by Steve
December 28, 2009 - Take It Seriously, Mr. President by Steve
December 26, 2009 - Mr. President: The Republicans Want To Destroy You by Turkana
December 22, 2009 - Leaving Me Behind by Steve
December 8, 2009 - One Lame-Ass Effort by Steve
December 1, 2009 - CBO Analysis of SFC Bill Helps Dems - A Little by Steve
November 16, 2009 - Big Pharma Shows Its Colors by Steve
November 6, 2009 - Stepping Up by Turkana
November 2, 2009 - What If? by Steve
November 2, 2009 - Premature High-Fives At 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by Steve
October 28, 2009 - Obama Seeking New Afghan Partners by Steve
October 27, 2009 - Jolting Joe by Steve
October 27, 2009 - A Soldier Says "Stop" by Steve
October 26, 2009 - Public Option: Back From The Dead by Steve
October 8, 2009 - The Public Option Counter-Attack by Steve
October 8, 2009 - Sowing The Seeds Of Trouble by Steve
October 7, 2009 - How To Get The Public Option Through by Steve
October 7, 2009 - Should Have Dealt With Joe Before Now by Steve
October 4, 2009 - On Afghanistan And Iran by Steve
September 7, 2009 - Start Over On Health Care Debate by Deacon Blues
August 20, 2009 - No Criticism Allowed by Deacon Blues
August 20, 2009 - White House To Liberals: Suck It by Deacon Blues
August 19, 2009 - White House Never Serious About Public Option by Deacon Blues
August 18, 2009 - Clueless Negligence by Deacon Blues
August 6, 2009 - Selling Out Real Reform - Obama's New Kind Of Politics by Deacon Blues
July 30, 2009 - Obama About To Win On Health Care Reform by Steve
July 28, 2009 - Triangulate Against Them by Deacon Blues
July 23, 2009 - Populist Focus, Not Ego, Was Needed by Deacon Blues
July 20, 2009 - Governors Concerned About Reform Efforts by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2009 - The Perils of Centrism by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2009 - Rahm Buries The Public Option by Deacon Blues
July 5, 2009 - Business As Usual on Energy by Deacon Blues
July 5, 2009 - White House: No Second Stimulus Needed - Yet by Deacon Blues
July 4, 2009 - Naive Idiots by Deacon Blues
June 30, 2009 - How’s That New Politics Going? by paradox
June 23, 2009 - Nothing Standing In Our Way by paradox
June 10, 2009 - An Obama Lever by paradox
May 2, 2009 - Supreme Court Nominee Compromise with GOP? Never by paradox
April 29, 2009 - Staying Right Down The Middle by Deacon Blues
April 23, 2009 - I’ll Wait on 100 Day Grades by paradox
April 16, 2009 - They Hate Him Because He Is "Black" by Turkana
April 14, 2009 - Tuesday Open Thread by Deacon Blues
April 13, 2009 - Squandered Political Capital by Deacon Blues
April 9, 2009 - The Media Notices The Hysteria by Deacon Blues
April 7, 2009 - Keep Demanding More by paradox
April 6, 2009 - Oh Michelle by paradox
March 28, 2009 - Correct Overseas, Wrong At Home by Deacon Blues
March 12, 2009 - The Harping Gets Louder by Deacon Blues
March 11, 2009 - Hitting 'Em Where It Hurts by Deacon Blues
March 6, 2009 - Tax Drivel From The Media by Deacon Blues
March 5, 2009 - A Good Day by Deacon Blues
March 5, 2009 - Obama's Healthcare Push Begins by Deacon Blues
March 4, 2009 - Whining Republicans by Deacon Blues
March 4, 2009 - The Welcome Face Of The GOP by Deacon Blues
February 26, 2009 - Stepping Up by Turkana
February 25, 2009 - Obama Supports Telecom Immunity by Steve
February 25, 2009 - Morning Quick Hits by Deacon Blues
February 24, 2009 - Embracing the Base by Steve
February 24, 2009 - Pursue the Agenda, Forget the Reeps by Deacon Blues
February 23, 2009 - Better Late Than Never, Chuck by Deacon Blues
February 20, 2009 - Patience Progressives, Patience by Deacon Blues
February 20, 2009 - No CEOs in Obama's Cabinet by Mary
February 19, 2009 - GOP Shoots Itself In Foot by Deacon Blues
February 19, 2009 - Obama Addresses Foreclosure Crisis by Deacon Blues
February 18, 2009 - Obama's EPA Ready To Regulate Emissions by Deacon Blues
February 17, 2009 - Redefine Partisanship by Deacon Blues
February 14, 2009 - Changing Meaningless to Meaningful by eriposte
February 13, 2009 - Stimulus Passes Congress - House GOP Soils Their Undies by Steve
February 13, 2009 - Commerce Department by eriposte
February 13, 2009 - We Don’t Do That by paradox
February 12, 2009 - No More GOP Cabinet Choices - Please by Deacon Blues
February 11, 2009 - Stimulus Done - Same with Conservatives by Deacon Blues
February 11, 2009 - Why Doesn't He Directly Challenge Tax Cuts? by Deacon Blues
February 10, 2009 - New Offshore Oil Drilling Put On Hold by Deacon Blues
February 10, 2009 - Open Thread - Taking Back The Initiative by Steve
February 9, 2009 - They'll Just Say No by Steve
February 7, 2009 - Drink The Kool Aid, Paul by Steve
February 7, 2009 - They Blew It by Steve
February 7, 2009 - It’s Been 2.5 Weeks: C- by paradox
February 6, 2009 - A Failed Bipartisanhip by Steve
February 6, 2009 - The Education of Barack Obama by Deacon Blues
February 5, 2009 - Lessons from FDR - 2 by eriposte
February 4, 2009 - In Their Faces by Steve
February 3, 2009 - Not All Doom and Gloom by Deacon Blues
February 3, 2009 - Bonnie Newman? by Turkana
February 3, 2009 - NYT: Daschle Withdraws by Turkana
February 3, 2009 - More Obama, Please by paradox
February 2, 2009 - What A Fool by Steve
February 2, 2009 - Unable or Unwilling To Fight by Steve
January 31, 2009 - A Trillion Bucks For Purple Fingers by Steve
January 30, 2009 - Bye Bye Tom by Steve
January 30, 2009 - Just Another Day by paradox
January 30, 2009 - Stupid Democrats, and Presidents by Steve
January 29, 2009 - The House Bill Was Crap by Deacon Blues
January 28, 2009 - Boehner's Bitch by Steve
January 27, 2009 - The Time Is Now by Turkana
January 27, 2009 - Beat Their Brains Out by Steve
January 26, 2009 - Rove Gets Papered by Steve
January 23, 2009 - Star Wars 1, Ethics 0 by Steve
January 23, 2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by eriposte
January 21, 2009 - Lessons from FDR by eriposte
January 20, 2009 - Our new first family by Erin Alecto
January 19, 2009 - No Pardon For Scooter by Steve
January 19, 2009 - The First Official Act by Turkana
January 17, 2009 - Commerce Secretary Rumor on John Thompson by eriposte
January 15, 2009 - The Corrupt Clinton Foundation - Part 3 by eriposte
January 11, 2009 - A Legislative Calendar, Perhaps? by paradox
January 7, 2009 - George Bush Center for Intelligence by eriposte
January 7, 2009 - Miscellaneous Matters by eriposte
January 6, 2009 - Screw Feinstein by Deacon Blues
January 6, 2009 - Open Thread - Obama's Stumbles by Steve
January 2, 2009 - Conservatives Alarmed At Seeing Liberals by Steve
January 1, 2009 - Back To Work by Steve
December 31, 2008 - 2009 by eriposte
December 30, 2008 - Still No Domestic Stimulus Plan by Deacon Blues
December 29, 2008 - The Israelis Read The Calendar by Deacon Blues
December 28, 2008 - In Shape Isn’t Obsessed by paradox
December 26, 2008 - Will There Be Any Fight? by paradox
December 23, 2008 - Stuff, Or Fluff? by Deacon Blues
December 21, 2008 - Obama's Rick Warren Dilemma by Mary
December 21, 2008 - CENTCOM Already Undermining Iraq SOFA by Deacon Blues
December 19, 2008 - Consequences by Turkana
December 17, 2008 - Another Appeasement To His Enemies by Deacon Blues
December 15, 2008 - Paulson Lied To Congress by Deacon Blues
December 14, 2008 - Go Ahead, Appoint a Prosecutor - For All the Crimes by Deacon Blues
December 14, 2008 - Show Me The Money by Deacon Blues
December 11, 2008 - Merry Christmas! No Car Czar! by paradox
December 11, 2008 - Takes a Lot of Little People by paradox
December 5, 2008 - Gated Off From The Carnage by Deacon Blues
November 25, 2008 - Retaining Gates; Bye Bye Brennan by Deacon Blues
November 13, 2008 - I can haz Hillary for SecState plz? by Erin Alecto
November 12, 2008 - Bring Your Enemies Closer by Deacon Blues