You may have heard today’s news from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but just in case you haven’t: Around the globe, 2015 was the hottest year on record in NOAA’s temperature record stretching back to 1880. The margin by which 2015 was warmer than
The right-wing Christian corporation that calls itself the “American Family Association” is continuing its effort to inject itself into the national conversation this year by declaring yet again that there some kind of “War on Christmas” because retailers don’t use the word Christmas… enough. That’s
The snow won't slow us down! Sign up for a GOTV shit in your neighborhood: http://t.co/v2Jk38FgOn #mepolitics #victory2014 — Maine Democrats (@MaineDems) November 2, 2014 I am not above a scatalogical giggle. Having tried GOTV, I can say it really does feel a bit like
An outfit calling itself TeaParty.org sent us the following hilarious e-mail message yesterday. I’ve replaced all actual links with the text “[LINK],” because I don’t want to reward TeaParty.org with SEO link juice. All I want to do is mock the ludicrous message: BREAKING
Do you miss the audaciously loopy drama of the 2012 political corporation Americans Elect? If so, don’t fret; you’re just going to love “We Need Smith,” a new, mysterious effort to promote political candidates for national office. Do you miss Americans Elect’s unintentionally self-deprecating PR-talk?
Yesterday I learned that the American Family Association has targeted certain corporations for being “Against Christmas.” Apparently, you’re “Marginal on Christmas” if you’re a corporation that “refers to Christmas infrequently, or in a single advertising medium, but not in others.” According to the AFA, a
Two pieces of social media data that make me go hmm: Quite a spike up and back down there in new likes per week for The Common Sense Coalition… and a rather unusual fan base for an 501c4 corporation advocating tax and spending restructuring favorable
The safest way to predict a disaster is not to predict anything. Kirk Elliott of the Asset Preservation Institute demonstrates the technique in an e-mail blasted out to the world this week: Red Alert! Important Announcement For many years we have been providing information regarding
Americans Elect used to say it didn’t have any ideology and just wanted to help Americans resurrect democracy as they saw fit. Then Americans Elect squelched turnout in its first two delegate votes and its Political Director revealed Americans Elect actually has a goal for
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?