Tag: Politics

  • Thank you, Senator Obama

    For the first time since the Nixon Administration, my mother has registered to vote. My mom, who actively tries to avoid knowing news because it upsets her too much, has HAD ENOUGH. She is voting for change and is on my sister’s ass to get registered by tonight’s deadline so they can vote for Obama […]

  • Anytime, Anywhere

    Maybe I get cocky when I wear my America Is Scary t-shirt. People tend to stare, and sometimes make disapproving faces, so I have to keep my shoulders squared, my guard up, and be ready to defend myself, at least mentally, because shit, it can get scary out there these days. So when stee and […]

  • Who controls the past controls the future; Who controls the present controls the past

    Today, more than ever, I miss Bill Hicks and Rage Against the Machine. Yesterday Dan and I tried to read the paper, but had already heard all of the news items on NPR and the morning news ticker, or already read about it on the Internet or heard it discussed on some talk radio show. […]

  • what it is ain’t exactly clear…

    In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have started on that recap immediately after watching the debate. I’m so riled up I sound like Cameron Diaz on Oprah (“If you think rape should be legal? Then don’t vote!”) But I know you feel the same way I do, as the comments threads around here have been filled […]

  • To all of my friends

    To all of my friends who used to have well-paying jobs with benefits working for the “internets,” it’s nice to know President Bush has a plan for all of you to get your jobs back from overseas, and how to get you employed again: Community College. I mean, it’s the least you could do, slackers.