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I’m Voting Republican

Tuesday June 17th 2008, 12:42 pm

Subjects: humor, politics, video





I love Obama

Wednesday June 04th 2008, 11:28 am

The cover of today’s Daily News says “History! Barack Obama writes new chapter in American politics as he takes giant step to becoming nation’s first black President” [sic]
You know, I think it’s less that he’d be the first black president and more that he’d be the first really good president in my lifetime, anyway. I […]





Young Hillary Clinton

Saturday May 31st 2008, 12:25 pm

Via Ed

Subjects: politics, humor, youtube





Governor John

Monday March 10th 2008, 11:08 pm

I like how all the reporting about Spitzer talks about him having “links to a prostitution ring” (following the New York Times’ lead, I think), as if this is a sophisticated corruption scandal like someone having “links to” the mob. When really, the guy is just a John.

Subjects: politics, news





Obama

Friday January 04th 2008, 5:52 pm

For the record, Obama is the official candidate of awesomeness.
That is all.

Subjects: obama, politics





Vote!

Tuesday November 07th 2006, 11:01 am

Time to vote everyone!
As a newly minted resident of the state of Vermont, I had the priviledge to vote for Bernie Sanders. Who may be the only national candidate I’ve voted for since Ralph Nader in 2000 (but not in 2004) who I was able to get behind 100% without the slightest qualm. And after […]





Hadji Girl

Saturday June 24th 2006, 3:10 pm

Hadji Girl
If you want to understand why the war is going so badly in Iraq, it may help to examine the recent reaction to “Hadji Girl,” the videotaped song about killing Iraqis by U.S. Marine Corporal Joshua Belile.
In our 2003 book, Weapons of Mass Deception, John Stauber and I described the efforts that the Bush […]





This is the only way to fix Congress. By Juliet Eilperin

Monday April 17th 2006, 4:52 pm

This is the only way to fix Congress. By Juliet Eilperin
Subjects: politics





Art Spiegelman vs. the World

Tuesday March 28th 2006, 10:28 am

Art Spiegelman vs. the World
A comic.

Subjects: politics, cartooning





Immigration Debate Heats Up in Senate (Gotham Gazette. March, 2006)

Saturday March 04th 2006, 5:35 pm

Immigration Debate Heats Up in Senate (Gotham Gazette. March, 2006)

The enforcement-only approach taken by the House bill makes no attempt to deal realistically with the millions of undocumented immigrants in this country, other than to criminalize, arrest and deport as many of them as possible. Immigrant advocates insist that a more comprehensive and solution-oriented approach […]





George W. Bush - torture - totalitarianism

Monday February 06th 2006, 3:47 pm

According to Six Degrees of Wikipedia, there are 2 degrees seperating George W. Bush from totalitarianism
Subjects: humor, politics, bush





Smells Like Teen Snogging - Kansas’ wacky attorney general smells sex everywhere. By Dahlia Lithwick

Friday February 03rd 2006, 3:53 pm

Smells Like Teen Snogging - Kansas’ wacky attorney general smells sex everywhere. By Dahlia Lithwick

But striving for the 2006 pro-life trifecta, Kline is also embroiled in a lawsuit over the mandatory reporting of all teen snogging in Kansas. The trial, which opened on Monday in federal district court, surrounds Kline’s 2003 advisory opinion on the […]





‘American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville,’ by Bernard-Henri Lévy - The New York Times Book Review - New York Times

Monday January 30th 2006, 7:02 pm

‘American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville,’ by Bernard-Henri Lévy - The New York Times Book Review - New York Times

Any American with a big urge to write a book explaining France to the French should read this book first, to get a sense of the hazards involved. Bernard-Henri Lévy is a French […]





Bernard-Henri Lévy’s American Vertigo - If only he’d taken on the culture war. By Franklin Foer and Alan Wolfe

Wednesday January 25th 2006, 2:55 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy’s American Vertigo - If only he’d taken on the culture war. By Franklin Foer and Alan Wolfe
What does a French philospher have to tell us about America?

Subjects: politics, philosophy





The Novelist Walks - Why did Turkey drop the charges against Orhan Pamuk? By Hugh Eakin

Tuesday January 24th 2006, 11:01 pm

The Novelist Walks - Why did Turkey drop the charges against Orhan Pamuk? By Hugh Eakin
Subjects: politics, literature





 
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