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A Map of 2012 Maine Republican Caucus Results by County (Or Is It?)

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 space for further updates.

2/15 Update: See the end of [...]

Breatharian Prahlad Jani Experiment Said to End, and the results are…

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 to subsist entirely on spiritual energy that enters his body [...]

2009 Vote, Noted: Gay-Friendly and Gay-Unfriendly Towns in Oxford County Maine

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.

Recent political activities provide some answers to this question [...]

Reckoning the Vote: Gay-Friendly and Gay-Unfriendly Towns in Cumberland County, Maine

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 legal respect of equality. On the bright side, a very [...]

Gay-Friendly and Gay-Unfriendly Towns in York County, Maine as Measured by the 2009 Vote

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 other places, gay and lesbian couples holding hands are at [...]

Try NY Times Dashboard for Good Election Results

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.

Get your Color-Me-In 2008 Electoral College Map right here

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 in a new, improved presidential selection process — who needs [...]