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Conflucian Classics


With almost 3000 over 3500 posts and counting, The Confluence has established itself as one of the best liberal blogs around (and we have a Weblog Award nomination to prove it.) Here is a collection of some of our best:


Obama’s New Campaign Strategy: Laughing at Voters – 4/16/08 by katiebird

Obama just can’t stop himself – 4/17/08 by katiebird

Barack Obama Community Organizer – 4/21/08 by bostonboomer

2008 Unity Pony Deluxe (Elite Edition) – 7/16/08 by myiq2xu

What is Wrong with Barack Obama? – 7/26/08 by bostonboomer

TPM: Obama has a problem with “aging white women in battleground states” – 9/16/08 by bostonboomer

Through the Night (The Torch-Bearer Just Keeps Going) – 11/5/08 by Regency

Barack Obama, The Underachiever’s President – 1/21/09 by sm77

Is Barack Obama an Intellectual? – 3/9/09 by bostonboomer

Obama’s 60 Minutes Interview and that Odd, Inappropriate Laughter – 3/23/09 by bostonboomer

How Brilliant is Obama? – 6/6/09 by Steven Mather

Trying to stick a “Far Left” label on Righteous Indignation – 11/7/09 by riverdaughter


The Pensieve – 2/15/08 by riverdaughter

I come not to bury DailyKos, but to praise it… – 2/16/08 by riverdaughter

How a Confluence is not like a Delta – 4/2/09 by riverdaughter

Book Review: The Bloggers on the Bus – 6/6/09 by riverdaughter

We Own Our Votes – 6/8/09 by myiq2xu


Is This Really Happening? – 7/7/08 by bostonboomer



The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pantsuit – 1/19/08 by riverdaughter

I Lost on Jeopardy – 2/23/08 by riverdaughter

This magic number: 2214 Delegate Votes – 4/4/08 by katiebird

Clinton Cocktail Party: Free Milk and a Cow – 5/17/08 by riverdaughter

“If 795 of my collegues decide this election, I will quit the Democratic Party” – 9/9/08 by bostonboomer

Delegate Intimidation at the Democratic Convention – 8/12/08 by katiebird


Single-Payer? What is it good for? – 5/5/09 by katiebird


She’s a sticker, thank God – 3/15/08 by katiebird

I want a President who is tough as nails and really knows her stuff! – 3/23/08 by bostonboomer

The Big “D” Democrat – 8/3/08  by Regency

Always the “Better Woman” – 10/6/08 by Regency


The Power of Narratives – 8/3108 by myiq2xu

The Dignity of “No” – 5/16/09 by Steven Mather


Monday: PUMA Power – 6/2/08 by riverdaughter

You Down With O.P.P.? – 7/2/08 by myiq2xu

If we’re PUMAs, then Obamaphiles are… – 7/23/08 by sm77

Sweeping us under the rug – 7/29/08 by katiebird

PUMA: A Violation of Consensus Reality – 9/4/08 by bostonboomer


Saturday: Truth and Consequences – 8/30/08 by riverdaughter


MSNBC and the Hopes of Adolescent Girls (with pithy update) – 2/9/08 by riverdaughter

Sexism and Misogyny During this Election? — You Betcha! – 11/14/08 by Stateofdisbelief

Why Alpha Males Rule Our World – and How We Can Begin to Erode their Dominance – 5/26/09 by Stateofdisbelief

Hypocrite Watch: NOW”s Kim Gandy Opines – 2/12/09 by bostonboomer


Email Tale – 7/15/08 by myiq2xu

Deprogramming and Kool-aid Detox – 10/11/08 by myiq2xu

Joe Francis Buys Ms. Magazine – 1/10/09 by myiq2xu


My Voting Strategy: A Long and Winding Road – 11/02/08 by bostonboomer

My Voting Strategy: Democracy – 11/2/08 by sm77

I Guess I Just Wasn’t Looking: A Voting Strategy In Hindsight – 11/3/08 by Regency

My Voting Strategy: Loyalty – 11/3/08 by katiebird

My Voting Strategy: Just Say No To Derangement – 11/3/08 by myiq2xu

Monday: My Voting Strategy- Honor – 11/3/08 by riverdaughter


In the Dust of the World Trade Center – 9/11/08 by katiebird



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