Archive | joe trippi

25 June 2013 ~ 54 Comments

In Baghdad With the Relentless Reporter: What Made Michael Hastings So Good

I wanted to share a piece a wrote remembering journalist Michael Hastings, who died in an accident last week, that I wrote for The New Republic.
I was on my way to Baghdad. I was supposed to go in quietly and not be seen. My personal safety depended on my getting into an enclosed compound in [...]

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23 August 2012 ~ 104 Comments

How to Fix a Broken Congress? What are the real solutions?

Last week we read the first part of Tom Mann & Norm Ornstein’s new book “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks” and asked the question: who’s to blame for the current acrimony and dysfunction in Congress. Everyone knows it’s there- and its gotten worse in the past few years. The discussion on the Copia page [...]

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31 August 2008 ~ 16 Comments

Palin Pick – Its all about PA

I want to start this off by saying that I think Joe is absolutely correct about Palin being chosen as a symbol of taking on Washington. But I am going to have to disagree with him on her not having an influence on disaffected Hillary Clinton voters whom are women.
You see, I think everyone [...]

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04 August 2008 ~ 105 Comments

Happy 60th Jim Slattery

Today is Jim Slattery’s 60th birthday. Happy Birthday, Jim. Thanks to his wife Linda for letting everyone know that Jim’s hit 60.
Jim Slattery is a good guy and a great candidate for Kansas. To learn more about the campaign, check out their site. To support the campaign and wish Jim a happy [...]

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