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5 Congressional Predictions for a Political 2010

Just for kicks, here are my five political predictions for Congress in 2010:

1. The Defense of Marriage Act will not be repealed. After telling gay and lesbian Americans to wait for the passage of health care reform for the length of 2009, 2010 arrives as an election year. So “wait ’till next year” will […]

Political Issue Salience in CafePress Searches (3-18 to 3-23 2009)

When a shopkeeper uploads an image to CafePress to place on a t-shirt, a bumper sticker or a button, she or he is encouraged to add “tags” that describe an item. To assist in tagging decisions, CafePress will indicate how many people searched a particular tag the day before in their website’s “Marketplace” search.

I’ve […]

Photos of Political Presence Outside Obama Columbus Appearance March 6 2009

From about 9 to noon on the morning of March 6, 2009, a group of Ohioans in numbers varying from a dozen to a hundred gathered on Stelzer Road in the city Columbus to stand outside as Barack Obama arrived from the airport, delivered a speech on the economy, then returned to the airport. President […]

Moving Opposition

When the champion of progress turns out to be its enemy, there’s no one left on the big stage to stand for us and tell us where to go. […]

A Royal Story Ending in President Caroline Kennedy

Why is Caroline Kennedy as a U.S. Senator remotely possible and making such big news on the East Coast? I suspect the answer is the same as the answer to the questions:

Why is Andrew Cuomo the second-best shot for the Senate seat? Why did Hillary Clinton win that Senate seat in the first place? […]

National Park Service Erects Roadblocks to Free Speech at Inauguration

I have the intention of attending the presidential inaugural parade on January 20, 2009 with a sign calling for the next president (whoever he is) to fulfill his oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

It’s a very simple plan to engage in free speech relevant to the […]

The Constant Mumbler

I turned The Constant Gardener off after about half an hour without particularly caring that I would never know what happened to the characters. That’s a good indication of a bad movie. […]

Campaign 08 Limerick Of the Day: McThatOne

From The American Center for Sarah Palin Inspirational Limericks:

As debates go, it was quite a flat one, each answer most likely a pat one. Though a night with no drama is a win for Obama the same can’t be said for Mc “That One.”

Can you type out some doggerel verse To explain the […]

Sarah Palin Exceptionalism, Theocracy and Hurricanes

God damn America – that’s what John Winthrop warned about, and Sarah Palin seems to embrace that warning. So, how can Sarah Palin blast Jeremiah Wright for the same thing? […]

You Are the Python Spirit of Witchcraft in Palin's World

Thanks to […]

You Are the Python Spirit of Witchcraft in Palin’s World

Thanks to […]