Readers here know that I am not a big fan of Barack Obama. President Obama has gone too far to the right, repeating too many of the worst mistakes of George W. Bush, to pass my gaze without harsh criticism.
Still, when I see anti-Obama messages from the Republicans, I’m tickled at the unreflective stupidity [...]
Among the Facebook accounts associated with the Occupy Ithaca movement, someone’s had it with the tactics of the government officials of Ithaca, New York. When the occupation of Ithaca began, city representatives persistently asked Occupy Ithaca to file for a permit in order to be able to stay in Dewitt Park. Just file the paperwork, [...]
The Facebook group praying of Obama’s death has 1,087,667 members. That means about one out of every 350 Americans is part of this group, standing with alleged right wing Christian terrorist Sam Crump. [...]
I’ve been keeping an eye on the number of Facebook fans of the 501c4 corporate presidential nomination called Americans Elect, out of curiosity more than anything else. Today, I noticed a spike at www.facebook.com/americanselect:
The messages they’re leaving aren’t expressing appreciation for Americans Elect. They’re applauding Americans Elect’s opposition: the stable of Republican presidential [...]
Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation founded last year and headquartered inside the Washington DC beltway that does not disclose the identity of the people who are funding it.
No Labels is also a 501c4 corporation founded last year and headquartered inside the Washington DC beltway that does not disclose the identity of the [...]
We know that the Americans Elect corporation will soon make a public launch of its efforts to arrange the election of its own candidate for President of the United States. But there’s a lot we don’t know about the group. Could that be about to change?
The new Policy Director of Americans Elect is Elliot [...]
Here at Irregular Times, we’ve heard a lot of talk about the Patriot Act over the last week as the House and then the Senate. Talk, talk, talk:
“People need to flood DC and protest the Patriot Act until it is repealed.” “What happened in Egypt needs to happen in America.” “I’m down for a [...]
The “War On Christmas” phrase is really a misnomer. The organized mounting of active complaints when any government or business entity makes anything other than a declaration of “Christmas” is really a War On Non-Christmas, an attempt to push all celebrations but Christian celebrations out of the public sphere.
It’s in this context that an [...]
To plow a field, you just click a patch of grass. To plant seeds, you just click again. Harvesting and selling the crops at market takes just a few more clicks. Potatoes take 2 days from planting to be harvested. [...]
When Facebook this morning suggested that I should add “Chips Ahoy” as a friend, it occurred to me that the service might not be serving my social networking needs very well.