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Our Socialist Public Schools

As the United States teeters on the brink of right wing echolalia on the issue of health care reform, some progressives are trying to appeal to reason, pointing out that government-run health care is not actually a very radical idea, that it would save money, and that it’s firmly based in powers assigned in the […]

J. Gresham Barrett Foiled In Fence Folly?

In political terms, the Complete the Fence Act may have played its role successfully. In spite of the bill’s legislative failure, Representative Barrett can tell constituents back home all about it, to show them that he’s working hard to protect them from the dirty, stinking foreigners. […]

Bright Spotting of Right Whales off Maine and South Carolina

Positive observations of right whales have been made recently off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. A previously unobserved congregation of right whales, found south of Bar Harbor and east of Portland in the Gulf of Maine, may help researchers understand better where the rare whales head during the winter, perhaps making it easier […]

Irregular Times Podcast Under the Stars

Three of we who write for Irregular Times met last week near Trumansburg, New York and recorded this podcast under the stars. I feel confident in stating that this is the first podcast in the history of the Universe to incorporate discussion of Seneca Falls, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, South Carolina, populism, American aristocracy, the […]

Help Design the New South Carolina Welcome Sign

Considering the passage and upcoming signature into the law of South Carolina Bill 1329, I think the time is right for a little public relations work. You see, when the bill mandates that the government print license plates celebrating Christianity and Christianity alone, I think it says something essential about South Carolina. The fact that […]

SC House Uses Government to Create Christian License Plates. No Jewish Plates. No Muslim Plates. No Pagan Plates. No Buddhist Plates.

The South Carolina House has passed a bill on a 109-to-0 vote to put a Christian cross and the phrase “I Believe” on the state’s license plates.

‘I Believe’ Special License Plates

Section 56-3-10110. The Department of Motor Vehicles may issue ‘I Believe’ special motor vehicle license plates to owners of private motor vehicles registered […]

Barack Obama’s Victory And The Influence Of Churches

Secular Americans who have watched Barack Obama’s campaign surge forward from the victory in South Carolina might want to pause for a moment before hopping on the bandwagon, and consider whether their interests will be fairly represented by a President Obama.

As this chart shows, the margin of victory for Barack Obama in South Carolina […]