Enter your email address to subscribe to Irregular Times and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 366 other subscribers

Irregular Times Newsletters

Click here to subscribe to any or all of our six topical e-mail newsletters:
  1. Social Movement Actions,
  2. Credulity and Faith,
  3. Election News,
  4. This Week in Congress,
  5. Tech Dispatch and
  6. our latest Political Stickers and Such

Contact Us

We can be contacted via retorts@irregulartimes.com

American Priorities: Protest Against Torture vs. Rally to Restore Sanity

Attendance at Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity, an event called to celebrate inactivism at which people clapped and waved their hands while Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow soulfully crooned, “I can’t change the world”: 215,000

Attendance at a 2008 rally against the use and coverup of torture by the United States government: 250

What [...]

Despite Early Sparseness, National Equality March Swells to Considerable Size

When I’ve attended national marches in Washington, DC before, the Metro has been packed with people carrying signs. Not today. I’ve seen just a handful. As I emerge from the McPherson Square station the sidewalks are obstructed by people selling rainbow flags, but there aren’t buyers. Sidewalks are open with some marchers, but not that [...]

Video: November 3 GOP Rally in Columbus, Ohio is a Bust

This is footage taken exactly at 11:45 AM on the morning of November 3, 2008 at the Franklin County GOP Headquarters on 240 N. 5th St in Columbus, Ohio. That’s the moment when a “Rally With Special Guest Governor Mitt Romney” was to have begun.

Invitations to the rally were sent out to people [...]

McCain 9/29, Obama 10/4, Columbus Ohio. Two Rallies, Same City, One Week Apart. Big Difference.

When I showed up 2 1/2 hours before the 9/29/08 rally in Columbus, Ohio in support of John McCain and Sarah Palin, I jumped right to the head of the line… because I was the line:

When I showed up 2 1/2 hours before the 10/4/08 rally in Columbus, Ohio in support of Barack [...]

McCain and Palin Scrape for Ohio Audience

For a couple of days now, the presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin has been sending me e-mails urging me to come to Vienna, Ohio to help demonstrate support for their ticket. If I would sign up online to get a ticket to see their ticket, staffers wrote, that sure would be great.

[...]