The next time you’re in Washington DC with your family, why not take a walk through the solar system?
It’s not the first to-scale walking model of the solar system in existence (that honor, I think, goes to the Carl Sagan Planet Walk in Ithaca, NY), and it’s not the spiffiest expression of astronomical [...]
After a long winter, isn’t it nice to stretch your legs and take a walk in the warming sunshine? Isn’t it nice to bring your family along to a park and watch the kids play on the grass?
So why not do that? If you live near Washington, DC, why not bring your family down [...]
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“People need to flood DC and protest the Patriot Act until it is repealed.”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 [...]
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
Jim started out many miles away, hiking down the Capital Crescent Trail, and through Georgetown before arriving at the National Mall. [...]
It looks as though attendance will be through the roof for the Presidential Inauguration of 1-20-2009 itself and for the Inaugural Parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC that follows. Some will be there to cheerfully rally for constitutional rights, others will be there to cheer a hero, and yes, a few others will be [...]