A month ago, a visitor to Irregular Times referenced a poll indicating that only a small minority of black Americans supported Donald Trump to declare that “the minority groups are supporting Donald Trump.” I suppose by that standard, if just one in ten atheists indicates they
Yes, it’s true that Bernie Sanders got over 60 percent of the popular vote in yesterday’s Democratic presidential primary in New Hampshire. That’s nice. It’s impressive. Bernie Sanders got to give a victory speech, and Hillary Clinton gave a concession speech. “Sanders Won New Hampshire,”
It seems now that the prophecy of another Ben Carson supporter is more indicative of Ben Carson’s political future. This supporter wrote to us that “who ever wins Iowa will win the nomination!!!!” Both factually and fantastically, this prophecy did not hold true.
The corporate news media depicts the New Hampshire Democratic primary as being between just two candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernies Sanders. There are actually 28 Democratic candidates on the ballot, although one of them, Martin O’Malley, has dropped out. Graham Schwass promotes a liberal religious
Political banter should be scored somehow, maybe as they do it in fencing, maybe as they do it in the Olympics. An exchange like this should be given a special name, like “triple salchow”:
“Embrace The Irony.” Remember that phrase? It was the phrase that Lawrence Lessig used to launch a big-money-gathering political action committee called the MayDay Super PAC in 2014. The publicly declared purpose of the big-money MayDay Super PAC was to … wait for it …
Yesterday an organization called B-PAC spent $125,000 in one pop in an effort to cripple the re-election of U.S Senator Scott Brown. The $125,000 was spent, says the brief filing submitted to the FEC, to buy “web ads; also support Scott Brown”? “Web ads; also
Do you remember the Mayday PAC, the Super PAC unregulated political corporation that promised to get big money out of politics? Do you remember when its leadership — Americans Elect alums libertarian Lawrence Lessig, Republican Kahlil Byrd and Republican Mark McKinnon — asked you to
A tip of the hat this morning to Miscellany Blue and DocDawg for breaking the news over the past week that Lawrence Lessig’s Mayday PAC had funnelled $103,000 to Stark 360, a political action committee (PAC) founded at the end of August 2014. This amount
The MayDay PAC was unable to provide sufficient support to enable Jim Rubens to achieve electoral success. Jim Rubens lost yesterday’s Republican Party U.S. Senate primary in New Hampshire, getting only 24 percent of the Republican vote, about half of the number of votes that the victor, Scott Brown, received.
In the southbound lane of the long, high metal and asphalt bridge over the Piscataqua River that divides New Hampshire from Maine, a grate covers a storm-water drain. Out of that drain, a lone sunflower plant has grown. Today it is in full blossom, facing