Voter ID Laws Are Actually a Sneaky Way to Silence Women of Color

Any connoisseur of 80's and 90's era kids' sports comedies knows that when the bad guys can't win, they cheat. Cobra Kai tried it, the Urbania Cowboys tried it, and everyone The Mighty Ducks ever played tried it. Now that an increasingly nonwhite population trend has threatened the electoral clout of white people,… » 10/25/12 1:50pm 10/25/12 1:50pm

Jennifer Brunner Just Wants Ohioans To Vote

Ohio Secretary of State won the JFK Profiles in Courage award earlier this year » 11/04/08 2:40pm 11/04/08 2:40pm for her "political courage and her commitment to ensuring the enfranchisement of every Ohio citizen." Her courageous actions included making sure that primary voters got paper ballots when electronic voting machines malfunctioned and…

McCain/Palin Give Thumbs Up To Racial Tensions, Thumbs Down To ACORN

In a world where registering people to vote constitutes a crime but illegally pressuring your subordinates to fire your brother-in-law doesn't; where the guy who points out that violent threats scare him is stoking racial tensions but the man trying to take advantage of them is just standing up for the common [white]… » 10/14/08 10:00am 10/14/08 10:00am

There's Nothing Some Fear More Than Citizens Exercising Their…

This country has a long and unfortunate history » 10/09/08 3:20pm 10/09/08 3:20pm of attempting to — and succeeding in — disenfranchising minority voters. Given that, one would think the Republican Party would make every effort to avoid at least the appearance of disenfranchising minority voters, if it couldn't bring itself to stop doing it. But they…

Surprise Al Qaeda Endorsement On Debate's Eve

  • The original terrorist — not the fist bumping kind — knows who he wants us to elect. Surprise! It's John McCain. [US News & World Report]
  • That might be because he escaped us at least twice by going into Pakistan and because our troops weren't allowed to walk into Pakistan, and John McCain plans to continue that…
  • » 10/02/08 6:20pm 10/02/08 6:20pm

John McCain: Doing The Same Thing Over And Over And Expecting A…

  • McCain suggested he might suspend his campaign again so that he can really broker a bailout plan to save the country and be a hero... and we all know how well that worked out the last time. [The Nation]
  • An actuarial company has predicted that McCain has a 25 percent chance of dying in office his second term, which…
  • » 9/30/08 6:30pm 9/30/08 6:30pm

So Many Good Ways To Attack McCain-Palin...So Little Time

It's finally Friday and even though Jason » 9/19/08 10:00am 9/19/08 10:00am and I are desperately looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow (not together - he's married!), we struggle valiantly to bring to you the best crap that the news has to offer. And what it has, unlike Ari Fleischer's asshole, is actually somewhat refreshing: plenty of good ways…

Let The People Vote For Obama Because They Like Michelle, It's Fine

  • Michelle Obama is so endearingly naive. Today, she told her audience "People shouldn't make a decision this time based on, 'I like that guy' or 'she's cute.' And I'm talking about me." Michelle, at this point, let's just do whatever it takes to get your husband elected, okay? [Huffington Post]
  • Especially since…
  • » 9/18/08 6:30pm 9/18/08 6:30pm

It's One Of Those Days For Everyone, Random Wall Street Guy

  • The Dow lost about another 450 points today even though the federal government has decided to buy out (read: nationalize) anything they need to to keep out economy from collapsing. [Washington Post]
  • Speaking of, Morgan Stanley might merge with Wachovia, which would make Goldman Sachs the only remaining stand-alone…
  • » 9/17/08 6:30pm 9/17/08 6:30pm