Thoughts from a Yellow Dog Democrat living in Olympia, in the great BLUE state of Washington

I am a liberal because it is the political philosophy of freedom and equality. And I am a progressive because it is the political path to a better future. And I am a Democrat because it is the political party that believes in freedom, equality and progress. -- Digby

Saturday, September 08, 2007

Great Quotes

“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country.”

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

“There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”
Robert Kennedy

“We cannot build our own future without helping others to build theirs.”

Bill Clinton

"There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” and Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

"We're kickin' ass."

George w. Bush

What an embarrassment!

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Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Vanity Fair is Fair to Gore

Vanity Fair has the story of the media's shameful role in knocking Al Gore down in the 2000 election.

They do a great re-cap of the co-conspirators that gave pushed the lies and myth George Bush while minimizing Al Gore -- Frank Rich, Lou Dobbs, Elaine Povich, Ceci Connolly, Chris Matthews, Margaret Carlson, Brian Williams, Howard Fineman, Katie Couric, Frank Bruni, Katharine Seelye, and Maureen Dowd all have blood on their hands.

Read it here: Vanity Fair