2/17 Update: the Maine GOP has retracted its official results for Washington and Waldo Counties, promising after considerable pressure to count caucus votes that had gone uncounted. A new count will be made at the March 10 meeting of the Republican State Committee. See this
14-15 days (depending on your time zone of reference) ago, a scientific experiment was supposedly commenced regarding the “breatharian” Prahlad Jani, a man in his 80s who claims neither to have eaten food or had water to drink for 70 years, a man who claims
Should you visit Oxford County, Maine? If you’re a gay or lesbian American, the question isn’t as simple as looking into the recreational, cultural and historical opportunities of the area. It’s unfortunate, but same-sex couples have to consider whether they’ll be welcomed, shunned or worse.
Where are you welcome? Where are you not welcome? If you’re in a gay or lesbian couple, you know by now that a narrow majority of Mainers has decided you don’t deserve the basic respect afforded to people in the United States of America: the
Discrimination against gay and lesbian people in America is widespread, but it is not universal. In some places gay and lesbian couples holding hands are welcomed. In other places, gay and lesbian couples holding hands get yelled at in public by complete strangers. In yet
The NY Times Dashboard seems to most quickly post election results (tell me if you find one that’s faster). It also has a neat tab that tracks the various news networks’ callings of various states.
Click on the thumbnail image below to get yourself a printable 2008 Electoral College map. Color it in on Election Night as the results roll in, stick it up on the wall above your bed to help promote insomnia, or use it as a dartboard