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With Corker and Clayton out of the Question, Write in Jim Maynard for Senate in TN

If your politics are anywhere to the left of Pat Robertson, the two major parties offer no viable option in the Tennessee Senate race.

Consider the Republican incumbent, Bob Corker. Corker may have good hair, but he’s got a nasty policy record. In 2011 Corker blocked a move to end special tax breaks for big [...]

Look Twice: Cameras Are Everywhere

Looked twice.

Foods are Proof that God Wants Us to Be… What?

If you ever visit the historical sites of Boston or Philadelphia, you’ll notice t-shirts and buttons for sale at just about every available souvenir stand, referencing Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Made by historically-minded Guatemalan and Chinese sweatshop workers, these pieces of swag offer [...]

Occupy Grammar

What’s the different message of a bumper sticker in the shape of the United States and the label “occupied territory” and a bumper sticker that’s exactly the same but with a label that reads “occupy”? [...]

1 Free Bernie Sanders Bumper Sticker Available to a Vermonter

I don’t know why (I live two states away from Vermont), but the Bernie Sanders for Senate campaign has sent me a Re-Elect Bernie bumper sticker:

It’s free to the first person in Vermont who leaves a comment to this post with an e-mail address — the public won’t see your e-mail; I’ll use [...]

Obama Approves Offshore Drilling With Untested Technology

The Obama Administration has just agreed to expand offshore drilling along the shore of Virginia, and to allow Shell Oil to conduct offshore drilling in the Beaufort Sea’s icy Arctic waters, using untested technology. Barack Obama has been an anti-environment President, in the pocket of corporations that profit from selling fossil fuel. He is not a decent choice for serious environmentalist voters in 2012. [...]

A Hood On The Head Does Not Mean A Hoodlum In The Head

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby Rush wore a hooded sweatshirt on the floor of Congress and delivered the following message:

“The death of Trayvon Martin is an American tragedy. Too often this violent act is repeated in the streets of our nation.

Racial profiling has to stop. Just because someone wears a hoodie, does not make [...]

Hey Chris Christie! Why don’t YOU shut up for a second?

Chris Christie, why don’t YOU shut up for a second? While you’re at it, why don’t you step down from office, and allow someone more dignified and decent to represent the state of New Jersey? [...]

Why I’ll Be Paying Attention To Michele Bachmann’s Religious Beliefs

We aren’t trying to make a religious test that Michele Bachmann has to pass to qualify for public office. Michele Bachmann is – and she’s working to apply that religious test to everyone else. It’s in order to defend the separation of church and state that we need to examine the religious agenda that Michele Bachmann has insisted on making a part of the 2012 presidential election contest. [...]

With New Terms, CafePress Seizes Effective Ownership of Designers’ Content

Today, an American corporation dominated by Sequoia Capital seized effective ownership rights over millions of images, but you won’t hear a peep about it.

CafePress is a print-on-demand corporation that works by building relationships with people in two ways. The first is familiar: CafePress sells products, including t-shirts, buttons and bumper stickers. The second relationship [...]

Apparently in Oklahoma they feel God is Needy

Recently seen bumper stickers in tandem:

The America Bless God website referred to on the bumper sticker explains itself:

As I have been growing in my faith, learning about God, country, life, and all that makes up our life, I have rediscovered that we, America, the United States, were founded as a God honoring [...]