I’m Not Looking at You

So… one debate down and right now — right this very moment — hundreds of thousands of folk are furiously typing millions of words on why their guy won. Me, I’d just like to make a single observation of one thing that struck me as extremely...

I Can’t Hear You!

It reads like an episode of The Office. Turns out, it’s your government at work. From the New York Times: “The White House in December refused to accept the Environmental Protection Agency’s conclusion that greenhouse gases are pollutants that must be...

On This Memorial Day

It’s odd to feel so self-conscious about flying the flag on a national holiday; to feel conflicted about being genuinely proud — honestly grateful — to be an American, and at the same time saddened and angry about what’s been done in our...

MoveOn’s Open Source Politics

MoveOn has focused some of the grassroots energy behind the Obama campaign with it’s ObamaIn30Seconds video contest. The premise is simple: submit what you’d like to see in ad about Obama’s “new kind of politics.” Be positive. Be upbeat....

It’s Groundhog Day (Again) in Pennsylvania

It’s Groundhog Day in Pennsylvania. Punxsutawney Hill has climbed atop her dais and proclaimed to have seen a shadow of a chance of pulling this thing off. What it means, of course, is that we’re now faced with another two weeks (at least) of discontented,...
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