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Ben Franklin on Success and Peace

Getting out of bed in the morning is a war. Resting an extra 15 minutes is the best peace there is. There never was a good war or a bad peace, Mr. Franklin. Remember that. [...]

CafePress adds new American Apparel T-Shirt to its Line.

I just got off the phone with a representative of CafePress who informs me that (following up on plans it had announced last month) the print-on-demand company is now offering a new line of Junior Jersey T-Shirts, replacing an old line that was not made in the demonstrably sweatshop-free conditions that American Apparel maintans. The [...]

When Republicans Try To Hack At the Hydra of Free Speech, Spring Back Manifold

In the past month, the Republican Party has been deploying a cadre of lawyers to eliminate graphic criticism of the Republican Party by demanding the removal of images featuring “GOP,” “Grand Old Party,” “Republican National Committee,” “RNC,” or a Republican elephant. These Republican lawyers are threatening lawsuits out the wazoo, trying to scare people into [...]

Democrats Against Barbara Mikulski

Senator Mikulski’s vote for the FISA Amendments Act is a blatant violation of the Oath of Office, and a grave breach of trust. For that reason, progressive Democrats in Maryland are organizing in opposition to Mikulski’s re-election campaign for 2010. [...]

A More Perfect Union, Through Obama or Clinton

Barack Obama does not own the concept of America as an ongoing effort toward a more perfect union. As American citizens, we all own that idea. How we apply our power as citizens of the union is a matter of individual conscience and open for free public debate. The important thing is that we do attempt to apply that power, and do so with an eye to doing more than obtaining power for a favored candidate for a short term in office. [...]

Pro-Obama T-Shirts Recommended by Skreened

Some think that with the departure of George W. Bush and Karl Rove from the scene in January of 2009 we can rest easy. But that’s not the case. Our new president, Barack Obama, is not a saint. He is a human being subject to all the same pushes and pulls as the rest of [...]