A tip of the pen to David Weigel for pointing us to the decision of the Michigan Secretary of State to approve an application by Americans Elect with a plan to collect signatures to place it as a political party on the 2012 ballot in the state. This would allow Americans Elect to proceed with [...]
In at least the states of Arizona and Nevada, paid petition circulators for Americans Elect have been trying to get enough signatures to get this entity — at once both a corporation and a political party — a place on the the ballot for the 2012 presidential elections.
Because this corporation/political party is trying [...]
There’s something messy and brown seeping into Minnesota politics.
Nearly four years ago, the Minnesota state legislature mandated that the state Department of Natural Resources revise regulations to reduce gigantic docks jutting into rivers and lakes and also to reduce the amount of human sewage flowing into Minnesota waters. Since waterfront building regulations were issued [...]
Evangelical Christian Pastor Rick Warren has consistently agitated against equal rights for gay and lesbian Americans. The mainstream news media has reported this.
Rick Warren has repeatedly referred to actions that prevent the implantation of fertilized eggs as a “Holocaust,” equating the hundreds of millions of women who have had abortions, who have IUDs and [...]
You’re outraged about Barack Obama’s decision to have extremist Rick Warren give an official religious invocation at the Inauguration. Now, what are you going to do about it. Here are some activist opportunities. [...]
This protest is about a lot more than just the Republic Windows and Doors company and the Bank of America failing to meet their obligations. It’s about the way that America has been cheated even while Wall Street has gotten billions and billions in bailouts. [...]
As you may know, I am working to organize an Inauguration Day political demonstration for January 20, 2009 at the Pennsylvania Avenue Inaugural Parade route. The plan is for citizens to bear signs along the parade route calling for President-Elect Barack Obama to uphold the Oath of Office he will take that day to “preserve, [...]
I don’t understand the goal of trying to get the Secretary of the Treasury fired, just two weeks before the election of a new President of the United States. Henry Paulson will be gone from the Department of the Treasury in 3 months anyway, replaced by a new Treasury Secretary. [...]
Whether or not the signature on this petition is for real, it wouldn’t be very surprising if Ed Kalnins really was found to be afraid of invisible electronic mind control rays from secret government agents. [...]
Because I oppose John McCain, and not just Sarah Palin, I do not want McCain to remove Sarah Palin from the Republican White House ticket. McCain chose Palin, and I think that she reflects his irresponsible pandering to incompetent extremism very well. [...]