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Americans Elect Makes Plans to Broker the 2012 Presidential Election

Richard Winger and Mark B. identify a revealing section of the Americans Elect corporate bylaws recently posted online by the states of Nevada and Florida. The Americans Elect corporation, which aims to arrange the election of its own candidates for President and Vice President of the United States, imagines a circumstance in which Americans Elect [...]

Flag Fun With Sarah Palin

This week, Sarah Palin signed her name on an American flag, and endorsed a West Virginia politician in an election in Pennsylvania. [...]

Colin Powell: Obama is Not a Muslim, But What if He Were?

Colin Powell on Meet the Press:

I’m also troubled by, not what Senator McCain says, but what members of the party say. And it is permitted to be said such things as, “Well, you know that Mr. Obama is a Muslim.” Well, the correct answer is, he is not a Muslim, he’s a Christian. He’s [...]

What is a Vote For? This Undecided Ohio Voter Sits A-Wondering

Two weeks after receiving my Ohio absentee ballot in the mail, it is still sitting on my bookshelf, waiting to be filled out. At the presidential level, I am still undecided between candidates Barack Obama, Ralph Nader and Brian Moore. I’ve been reading your thoughts on the substance of the candidates’ merits, but beyond their [...]

Breaking News: Sarah Palin Apparently Watched Video of Muthee Witch Hunt Before Taking Stage To Pray With Muthee For the Demolition of the Separation of Church and State

Yes, I know it’s a long headline. That’s because it’s news that makes a connection between three events.

1. First, the new revelation: the Associated Press reports today that Sarah Palin seems to have written in a 2000 letter about watching a video of Thomas Muthee. In the video, Thomas Muthee brags about running a [...]

Long, Full Text Transcript of John Edwards Speech Endorsing Barack Obama. Then, the Condensed Version.

The following is a full text transcription of John Edwards’ speech on the evening of May 14, 2008, the speech in which he endorsed Barack Obama for President of the United States:

Thank you. So the question is, what am I doing here?

You know, I was promised a jet-ski, and I haven’t gotten [...]

John Edwards Endorse Barack Obama? Yes He Can!

John Edwards and Barack Obama are such a good match that it now seems obvious sense that they run together for the White House, as an Obama-Edwards 2008 ticket. For that reason, we’ve gathered some campaign materials together – bumper stickers, buttons, and t-shirts, into an Obama-Edwards collection of campaign gear. [...]