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Tag Archives: politics
I don’t watch the Faux News Network, so I was a bit surprised when Sen. McCain suggested that ACORN was committing voter fraud. [Nicholas], as usual, has a link to the answer: check out the [Voter-Fraud Fraud][vff] article online at … Continue reading
We’re gonna have our first “political party” next weekend at the not-quite-finished house. We’ll be hosting a [phone-banking party][party] aimed at getting out the progressive vote for Senator Obama during the [Texas primary/caucus][texas-primary]. I figure we can get about 20 … Continue reading
Apparently the Joint Chiefs of Staff object to this cartoon: Perhaps they didn’t bother to read the name on the end of the bed, “U.S. ARMY”. Obviously this isn’t intended to represent a maimed veteran; rather, it’s a reflection on … Continue reading
Nineteen of the 43 Democratic senators voted with Republicans to end debate on the nomination of Samual Alito to the Supreme Court. We, the people, will bear the brunt of their lack of spine for years, if not decades, as … Continue reading
Is Rep. Dan Lungren tainted by the Abramoff scandal? Well, he’s taken $10,000 in bribescampaign contributions from DeLay’s ARMPAC, an organization for which Jack Abramoff was one of the chief fundraisers. If I can dig up some other sources for … Continue reading
While I was installing BitTorrent on my Mac, I read the Wikipedia entry for BT and learned that Democracy Now! is available via BT. In fact, they have a pretty nice “how-to” page for BT that covers the basics pretty … Continue reading
Over on Call Me Fishmeal, Wil Shipley is linking to a speech on economics, democracy, media and the environment. It’s a broad topic, and the transcript of the speech is a relatively long read, but it’s well worth the effort. … Continue reading
Discriminatory clauses of CC&R’s in California are now easier to remove. Continue reading
Got a minute to waste and need a good laugh? Continue reading
The Governator put his political life on the line in the lead-up to yesterday’s special election. Unfortunately for him, every one of his propositions was defeated. (Arnold was pushing Props. 74, 75, 76, and 77.) There’s been much talk that … Continue reading