Americans Elect, the corporation with a goal of electing its own presidential ticket in 2012, opened up its website americanselect.com yesterday to allow Americans to register as “delegates” who will cast votes in an online nominating election next year.
Earlier this year, Americans Elect insisted that “The Delegates—and the rest of the American people—are the [...]
In the fall of 2010, the FBI raided a number of homes and an office across various midwestern cities in the United States. These raids were the result of infiltrations into communities of peace activists by agents of the FBI, and have resulted in 23 subpoenas and a variety of other threats from the federal [...]
September 30 was International Blasphemy Rights Day, and I forgot to do a goddamned thing to celebrate it. Aw, hell, there’s always next year.
The Center for Inquiry marked the day by presenting the winner of its Protect Dissent video contest:
Blasphemy is just one variety of dissent, you know. If you can’t handle [...]
There’s disturbing news on the Homeland Security front that you may have heard about if you live in the state of Pennsylvania. If you live elsewhere you’re not likely to have heard a word, since wire services and newspapers outside Pennsylvania have neglected to cover it. Regardless of whether you live in Pennsylvania, you should [...]
Last week I went to the National Equality March. I saw tens of thousands of people marching in the street for equal rights. I saw ONE man, Randall Terry, standing all alone, straddling a sandwich board with an image of an aborted fetus and shouting into a megaphone. The news cameras and the photographers had [...]
Please, President Obama, do not “fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear”. It’s none of your business. [...]
It’s okay if you have political ideals that most people don’t agree with. If that’s the case, however, as it is with the Greens, it seems best to be honest, and admit to being a minority. [...]