Running… or Not

Election Day is nine months away, but we have some big election news, centering on a few non-traditional candidates who have decided to run for public office. Rumored for a while now, this morning Clay Aiken (yes, that Clay Aiken), made it official. He's running for Congress from North Carolina. His candidacy was officially announced via this video Although my initial reaction upon hearing the rumors was disdain, I'm truly impressed with this video and think I may have jumped too quickly to a negative conclusion. Stay tuned. This week, we'd been hearing the rumblings of a possible congressional run [...]

Get Up, Stand Up!

An activist dressed like a polar bear protests against the Keystone XL oil pipeline outside The White House in Washington February 3, 2014. (Reuters / Yuri Gripas) Yesterday, just a few days after the State Dept released it's latest report on the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents took to the streets in some 3o0 cities across the nation to say "Hell No!" This Saturday, many thousands are expected to join in the Moral March in Raleigh, NC. In Kiev and other cities in Ukraine, protesters are taking to the streets and risking their lives for their rights! When I [...]

Countdown to Cuts, Climate Change, Media Madness and Drones

  As you can see from the picture above, the GOP has taken to calling the cuts mandated by the Sequester "Obamaquester".  But this slide from a John Boehner-delivered Power Point presentation appears to show that it was the Speaker who wanted it! At the Daily Beast, John Avlon reports  I happened to come across an old email that throws cold water on House Republicans’ attempts to call this “Obama’s Sequester.” It’s a PowerPoint presentation that Boehner’s office developed with the Republican Policy Committee and sent out to the Capitol Hill GOP on July 31, 2011. Intended to explain the [...]

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