Political chatter from DC and NYC, the amNewYork way
Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky comes on the stage and announces the end of the Bush administration in 145 days. She reminds the crowd how close we came in 2000 to preventing the Bush disaster. (Al Gore is scheduled to speak later. I wonder if he'll touch on that.)
She followed Ray Rivera who implored people to go to the phone banks located around the stadium and asks people to make...Read more »
This is slated to air before, during and after Obama's speech tonight. Hmmm.
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While we're trapped in the office, fellow online co-conspirator Mark LaMonica is hard at work at the Democratic convention in Denver.
I think he'll get to expense this bar tab.
* Click to see photos of 30 more celebrities partying at the Democratic convention--Spike Lee, Sean Penn, Ashley Judd, Chevy Chase, Kal Penn, Angela Bassett, Richard Dreyfuss, Moby, Daughtry, and more...Read more »
In anticipation of another boring evening watching the Democratic National Convention, I went to see Death Race (hard to go wrong with Jason Statham and adrenaline-filled race scenes, especially at $5 Tuesdays at the Sunnyside Theater in Queens).
I thought perhaps Hillary Clintons speech might be a metaphorical car crash; but instead she was able to successfully...Read more »