Summarized in a Mac OSX screenshot… Via Boing Boing
The Democrats finally make the move to regain power and I couldn’t be more excited. My parents live in Northen Virginia so it was a victory on many levels. San Francisco’s Nancy Pelosi becomes the first woman Speaker of the House. She’s also the first speaker to post to a blog.
1) On Bush’s plan to turn America into an ownership society at the New Yorker. “The ownership society promises freedom, but at the price of a huge shift in risk, away from government and society and onto individual citizens.” 2) Chart showing the average IQ in states voting for Kerry or Bush. [via kottke and […]
The BBC has a map that shows red and blue states from past elections dating back to 1948 (click on the tab “Past Elections”). Now how do we get the map to look like 1964 again? 2004 – too much red for me. 1964
Couldn’t wait to get my vote in, so I voted early today at city hall. Hope you have or will tomorrow!
I ran out of time to do a 30 second commercial for the moveon.org contest, but over 1000 other people managed to squeeze it in! I can’t wait to watch these over the holidays. Go now, sign up, vote. The winning commercial will be televised during the week of the President’s state of the union […]
The Bush administration is considering eliminating Clean Water Act protection for small streams and wetlands that appear isolated from rivers or lakes. Already the administration has issued guidance that eliminates federal protection for 20 million acres of wetlands. Without federal protection, these streams and wetlands– and downstream rivers and lakes– would be at risk of […]
TORONTO – When the White House decided it was time to address the rising tides of anti-Americanism around the world, it didn’t look to a career diplomat for help. Instead, in keeping with the Bush administration’s philosophy that anything the public sector can do the private sector can do better, it hired one of Madison […]
“On February 26th, every Senate office will receive a call every minute from a constituent, as they receive a simultaneous flood of faxes and e-mail. Hundreds of thousands of people from across the country will send the collective message: Don’t Attack Iraq…” moveon.org