On May 17, the 501c4 corporation Americans Elect announced that it would cancel its planned privatized presidential nomination. Why? Because too few registered voters showed an interest in participating in a system that gave ultimate candidate selection authority to a self-selected corporate board.
Two days later, on May 19, a grassroots-organized and inclusive new group [...]
Captain America character: created in 1941 Mario: created in 1981
Colors of Captain America’s suit: red and blue Colors of Mario’s suit: red and blue
Captain America: wears gloves Mario: wears gloves
Color of Captain America’s eyes: blue Color of Mario’s eyes: blue
How Captain America defeats enemies: hitting them How Mario defeats enemies: hitting [...]
Personal Information the Americans Elect Corporation Requires from all Applicants interested in becoming State Committee Members or Electors
Full Legal Name
Social Security Number
Duration of Current Residency
Voter Registration Status
Name of Congressional Representative
Plans to Move, if Any
Reasons for Supporting Americans Elect
Justification of [...]
Homeland Security contends that it has the right to grope us, to scan out bodies, and to search our bags without any suspicion that we’re involved in criminal activity. But, for Homeland Security to be held accountable to the law is outrageous unreasonable, Janet Napolitano and John Pistole say. [...]
If someone loaned you $20 million to start an enterprise, would you feel indebted to that person after you paid him or her back? What if the loan were interest-free?
I’m asking this question because Americans Elect, the 501c4 corporation trying to arrange the election of its own presidential candidate in 2012, has [...]
For the Democrats, the gutlessness of Obama and his allies in Congress is more damaging than Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. [...]
Have you been detained by the United States without charges and then tortured?
President Barack Obama has declared no criminal charges will be brought against the people who conspired to torture you. They won’t even be professionally disciplined.
President Barack Obama has declared that people who have been tortured can’t bring a civil case either: [...]
In policy debates, knowledge is power. It is impossible to determine whether a problem exists in the implementation of a government program if the government won’t release information about the execution of that program. While the Obama administration is asking Americans to let the FBI continue three Patriot Act programs — sneak and peek searches, [...]
You know, I hadn’t really planned a sixth installation (1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5) in our series of Prophet Mohammed Cartoons, but in the last few days we learned that Jihad Jane and some people in Ireland tried to kill someone who drew a nasty sketch of Mohammed, while the multinational [...]