Category: Politics

Throw the Bums Out

July 29th, 2008
Well, Ted Steven was indicted for various provable crimes around the central crime of rampant bribery. Anyone who is surprised by this has the general intelligence or a rock or a Bush voter. Of course, Democratic lawmakers are often equally corrupt -… more »

The Bloom is off the Rose

July 11th, 2008
Well, Obama voted "Yea" on the FISA / wiretapping / retroactive immunity bill. Damn. I admit, I had been enthusiastic about Obama for president. He seemed like a grown-up, a startling contrast to most other politicians: he panned the moronic gas-tax… more »

The American Press: A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the GOP

May 28th, 2008
And if you need still more evidence, consider the fact that the front page item on all the major corporate media outlets is not "Former White House Press Secretary Reveals Comprehensive Lying, Media Manipulation" but rather "White House Officials Denoun… more »

Obama and McCain on Technology

May 27th, 2008
There's a short piece over at Ars Technica where representatives from the McCain and Obama campaigns respond to questions about their candidates' positions on technology issues. I think the clearest statement comes not from the reponses, but the resp… more »

Good blog post titles

May 23rd, 2008
My agreement with the sentiments aside, I'm a big fan of this blog post just for the title. more »