Archive for 'Elections'
I believe pre-election polls should be outlawed. There is no reason for them other than to provide a bit of puffery for the news. And I think they have the effect of lowering participation in elections. People see that their candidate is, according to the poll, slated to lose, so they don’t show up. This [...]
If anything, Mitt Romney is an anti-businessman.
Let me get this clear: I am not gay. But according to the Radicals of the Tea Party (who really don’t care about gay marriage except to excite the fear-driven) I must be homosexual because I support same sex marriage. And I have supported it for many years — about 24 to be precise. To [...]
My city consists of a variety of economic communities. In my neighborhood alone, we have one bedroom condos, two bedrooms, townhouses, regular houses, and fine mansions on the hill. What you don’t see is the condo owners griping about the better circumstances of the people with the best houses. Most of us accept our fate. [...]
If John F. Kennedy could get us through the Cuban Missile Crisis with the threat of migraines hanging over him, this issue should be dead, cremated, shot into space, and buried in a black hole.
Lightning probably did not strike in Arizona, but hatred did.
My only question is “Jerry Brown? Won’t you run?
I think Rachel Maddow said it best: Democrats, if you don’t campaign on your accomplishments, the Republicans will. Once again, however, the Wimpocrats appeared and acted as if all they had done was something to be ashamed of. And that lost them the House. Here are the elements that did the Democrats in this time: [...]
If you want to know whether you can trust what you see on television, check out FactCheck.org. It is nonpartisan and lets you know who the big liars are.
They, too, are part of America, but the problem is that they want to be the only definition of America.
Yesterday was as momentous as being wedged against a smooth, unshatterable pane of glass: forever in the sight of the world but engaging with none of it. Went out to find the stars using Google Sky Map. For the second night in a row, however, a crazy, burning thatch-roof of orange-tinted fog prevented me from [...]
I’m sorry that my father did not live to see Obama’s victory. I’m sorry that my aunt (mother’s sister) did not live to see this. I’m sorry that Lynn’s father did not live to see this. I’m sorry Dreaming Mage did not live to see this. I’m sorry Kathy did not live to see this. [...]