Just Say Now launched the Campus Challenge yesterday, with Students For Sensible Drug Policy chapters competing to see which one can gather the most signatures for the petition asking President Obama to end the war on marijuana. The first chapter to reach 50 signatures gets 50 Just Say Now stickers and 50 Just Say Now [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday August 17, 2010 10:26 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Sunday July 11, 2010 10:00 am|
In the early blogspot days of FDL, a commenter who went by the name of Gosprey reached out to me and we became good friends. His name was John Phillips Britton, and over the years he became very important in the development of my thinking. He helped me to understand how the world of politics [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday January 22, 2010 7:27 am|
Liveblog of House Financial Services committee meeting on executive compensation, which is turning into a showdown on Fannie and Freddie (on CSPAN 1 now, also available online here). Members’ campaign contributions from FIRE interests in 2009 (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate), the percentage it represents of money they raised & rank if they rank in [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday January 21, 2010 12:44 pm|
TBogg and I became friends in the paleo days of the blogosphere when we bonded over our dogs. His basset hounds have always been the soul of his blog in the way that Kobe and the girls will always be the soul of FDL. Beckham, his adventures, his photos and his soulful wit have made [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday October 19, 2009 5:56 pm|
On Saturday, along with egregious and Mary Jane Muckletone (my best friend from high school) I brought Kobe’s ashes back to the house. We were looking for a good place in the house to honor him, and decided to create a comfortable place for people to sit and just disconnect from the computer and relax.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday October 16, 2009 4:47 pm|
If anyone’s got a story they’d like to share about a remarkable medical pet recovery, please share it, because we could use some hope and inspiration tonight. Kobe sent me packing a short time ago because he said I was a big drag so I need to get myself in a better place and stay strong for him.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday August 7, 2009 8:47 pm|
Howard Kurtz says that Keith Olbermann announced he’d stop talking about O’Reilly, THEN GE and Fox started talking. Brian Stelter of the NYT says that Fox execs “chuckled” when they heard Olbermann’s rant, because “they knew that a pact had already been struck by Mr. Olbermann’s bosses to end the feud.”
Who got punk’d by their sources?
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday July 7, 2009 3:00 pm|
One of the smartest, most exciting and energetic blogs around — The Seminal — will be joining the Firedoglake family later this week. They’ll be taking over the helm at Oxdown Gazette, our community diary blog, and jazzing the place up with more posts, more regular authors, and more areas of expertise. Welcome friends, old and new!
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday June 26, 2009 4:11 pm|
I’m sure Michael Jackson is happy he’s not around to see all the psychobabble being dished up about his life.
Did the crappy upbringing really doom him to brooding unhappiness, or did it fuel his otherwordly talent? Would he have been just as strange and troubled without the fame and fortune, or was being “Michael Jackson” the only thing that kept him out of Leavenworth?
We’ll never know.
His soaring talent was obvious from
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday May 30, 2009 2:13 pm|
She done great.