timkaine

Should Obama Raise Kaine?

Posted July 31, 2008 by Randy Shaw

By most accounts, Barack Obama has narrowed his vice-presidential choice to Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius. Since he is unlikely to pick a fellow Senator, it really comes down to a choice
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kos_book

“Rules for Radicals” Meets the 21st Century

Posted July 31, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

Markos Moulitsas’ new book, Taking On the System, is not really about political blogs. One would expect the founder of Daily Kos to write about the netroots (and his book offers plenty of anecdotes about how they’ve changed politics), but
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bestbay

Beyond Chron Voted “Best Local Website”

Posted July 31, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

We are proud to report that in the SF Bay Guardian’s 34th annual “Best of the Bay” edition (which hit the newsracks yesterday), Beyond Chron was voted “Best Local Website” – calling us the “FUBU of local news sources.” Over
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minutemen

Community Protests Minutemen

Posted July 31, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

On the same day that ICE raided a worksite in the Mission District, a half-dozen members of the anti-immigrant Minutemen Coalition came to San Francisco City Hall yesterday to protest our local Sanctuary Ordinance. Over 100 counter-protesters greeted them with
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The Chronicle’s Delusions of Grandeur

Posted July 31, 2008 by Randy Shaw

In its lead editorial on July 30, the San Francisco Chronicle urged Barack Obama to join John McCain in a debate before the Chronicle Editorial Board. The proposed event was suggested by McCain, and (what a surprise!) drew applause from
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Airline Travel; Immigration Rally …

Airline Travel; Immigration Rally …

Posted July 31, 2008 by

Dear Paul, Thanks for your excellent article on the pro-immigrant and youth rally that was organized yesterday at city hall. I was one of the many organizers of the event and very much appreciate that you came out to attend
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airline_delays

America’s Deteriorating Airline Service

Posted July 30, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

With health care, global warming, gas prices, the housing crisis and Iraq dominating the presidential race, why aren’t candidates talking about deteriorating airline service? The problem hit home for me this weekend, when my flight out of Boston got canceled
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