Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 33
Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Wednesday July 23, 2008--No. 33
•DNC gas tax break rescinded, host committee will pay taxes and "market rate" for fuel only after program was exposed, causing public outrage and national attention, of course
•Moonbat summit between Recreate '68 and rival splinter Alliance for Real Democracy fails to heal schism and differences over "non-violence," more dialogue needed (just kidding--well no, not really)
•DNC Chair Howard "Yaaaargh" Dean will be in Denver to inspect the Pepsi Center, Invesco Field, where preparations have been underway for two weeks
•DNC's "green queen" Director of Greening was once an actress, has junior high activities listed on resume as credentials for current job, leading to questions about experience
•Centennial (not Denver) City Council member thinks that anti-weapons ordinance targeting DNC protestors is unnecessary for Centennial
•Major RTD detours will take place due to DNC
•The latest in the rather dark Civic Center Park series, a feature the profiles the main site for protests at the DNC in less than 5 weeks
•Federal mediators seeking to reduce conflict between law enforcement and anti-RNC protestors offers counseling--the police accept, the protestors decline (but isn't the left all about "dialogue" instead of confrontation?)
•RNC ready for the "sleeping dragon" that is the protestors?
•RNC facing a security shortage?
•Ronald Reagan's legacy might haunt the RNC
•Getting the Xcel Center ready for the RNC
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