Category Archives: Politics

Why I don’t Intend to be a “Good” Person

It’s simple, really. I don’t want to be tame; MLK was arrested at least 20 times. He changed the United States of America. I don’t intend to be nice, just to keep from rocking the boat. I can’t do that…and … Continue reading

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Ankeny Couple Trying to Ban Pro-Homosexin’ Book

First off, here’s the article in today’s Des Moines Register. It’s about “And Tango Makes Three”, a children’s book about two male penguins that adopt a penguin chick. I haven’t had a chance to read the book, but it apparently … Continue reading

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South May Be Losing Political Dominance

About damn time, too. In other news, the GOP may consider a more moderate stance on social issues.

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Last Night

Not much to say, really. I hung door hanger thingies in my precinct. Voting this morning went smoothly, except that I forgot to research all of those judges 🙁

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Breakin’ Mah Radio Silence…

I am going to be door-knocking in the Obama GOTV effort today and tomorrow. I plan on blogging about it, live-blogging if possible.

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Why Touchscreen Voting Doesn’t Work

According to this NPR story on Talk of the Nation Science Friday (audio not available until later Friday), the biggest problem with the touchscreen machines has nothing to do with tampering. It’s poor usability and screen calibration. This makes sense … Continue reading

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To Conservatives: My Thoughts on McCain-Palin Lies

I was going to post about all the lies from M-P about how you, Joe and Jane American, will be paying higher taxes on damn near everything…which is bullshit. But really, you’re not going to change your mind, are you? … Continue reading

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Voting Machines Still Failing in US

This Slashdot entry sums up the continuing computerized voting machine mess in the United States.

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From Think Progress: American “Family” Association Protesting Hallmark

The AFA has a corn cob up its ass about Hallmark carrying gay marriage greeting cards. This hits home for me. I work for a retailer of Hallmark cards. I also have friends who are gay or lesbian, and/or who … Continue reading

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Roads, Bridges and the Homosexual Agenda

According to Oklahoma County Commissioner Brent Rinehart, the problems in his constituency are roads, bridges and the homosexual agenda. and he’s put out an anti-gay comic book about it. Apparently, being an Oklahoma County Commissioner also involves being an ignorant … Continue reading

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