Please go vote today.
Preferably, for Obama. But vote.
I find myself extraordinarily nervous today. My guy has the lead in the polls, but how accurate are those things? They certainly have been very convenient for the media… first Obama has a “big” lead, then it narrows, making it a tight race… will this lead in the [...]
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Please go vote today.
The US isn’t the only place with interesting politics and an election cycle ongoing. Over here in Toronto – all of Canada – we’ve got our own campaigning and silly banter filling the airwaves. It turns out our riding is a really close race between two left-wing parties, the NDP (New Democrat Party) and the [...]
Song and video, featuring a star cast, by Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. Inspired by Barack Obama’s “Yes We Can” speech.
Even though I hope you vote Obama, even more important to me, if your state is voting tomorrow, make sure you are one of the voters.
While certainly a complicated issue, a few things are very simple.
1. Tibetans, most notably His Holiness the Dalai Lama, must live in exile in order to be free.
2. Many, many Tibetans flee, on foot (1 week – 2 months, over mountains and through extreme cold), to reach freedom.
3. China has not “liberated” Tibet at all, [...]
November 2nd, 2004. A great day in American politics because the scene pictured above unfolded.
Well, more like it was a great day because Barack Obama was elected to the U.S. Senate, which allowed for the thrill of being in the front row for his victory speech. We even still have a few pieces of [...]
I guess this is the way things work now. You sell off naming rights or local ownership, sell nostalgia down the river, all to make a few more bucks. I know sometimes it helps provide funds for valuable things. But where does it end?
It started so innocently when the old Chicago Stadium, home of the [...]
Currently submerged in wedding planning, end of term school work and oh yeah, work at my job… but taking time to surface to point you to the new Neil Young album. It’s hands down the best protest album of the George-Fucking-Bush reign of terror. If that doesn’t turn you on to this masterpiece of rocking [...]
From the LETTERS section of the 21 March 2006 Harper’s Weekly:
TO: Harper’s Weekly
FROM: M Henri Day, PhD, MD
Readers intrigued by the US State DepartmentÂ´s report on the human rights situation obtaining [sic] around the world (but not in the US) may also find the Chinese response of some interest — hereÂ´s a link [...]