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Evil Weasels

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

This NY Times editorial describes how Bush administration official John Yoo attempted, in an elaborate 81-page memo, to provide a paid-in-advance Get Out of Jail Free card for Bushies to engage in wholesale kidnapping, false imprisonment, deprivation of due process, torture, and murder in violation of domestic and international law, ...

The 2008 Wake - Waiting For The Sea To Change

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Many elections are bittersweet. 2008 was no exception. While celebrating Obama’s historic election, California voters were dashing the dreams of LGBT children throughout the world. Today, they doubt voters will ever grant an LGBT candidate the same defining moment of acceptance. When we're young, life is immeasurable and expansive. As we ...

Voting Scam Report Hotline / Same Old Same Old…

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

CNN is running a hotline for voters anywhere to report any irregularities or problems they encounter today - if you run into anything fishy (or just dysfunctional), please call 1-877-462-6608 and report it right away, and it will be on CNN shortly. Along with a slew of inevitable problems that are ...

Politics, A Park, And A Proposition

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I've found myself puzzled by my own silence for the last few days...wondering if I'm paralyzed by the anxiety that comes with an important election or if something larger were at play. Then I watched the following video and the answers began to emerge. This isn't a new video. I remember ...

100K Match Pledge - Donate To No On Prop. 8 Now

Friday, October 31st, 2008

The effort to protect gay marriage in California is in need of our support. Tim Gill and Scott Miller have offered to match No On 8 donations up to $100,000. The campaign needs to raise 1.5 million by midnight tonight and your help is needed. I'm publishing the following request ...

Military knew Gitmo prisoners were being abused mentally.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

From Jurist: US military officers feared for the mental health of alleged terrorism detainees held in isolation in the US, according to documents received through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) . The materials released Wednesday are a collection of heavily ...

Timeline To Tyranny

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Will Americans get a chance to vote for a new president? Take a look at one frightening possibility in my latest video creation-Timeline to Tyranny. Here's hoping I'm completely wrong, that we all get a chance to vote and that Bush is sent packing-and McCain too! If I'm right though, I'll ...

Donna Brazile & Sarah Palin: The Truth Is Black & White

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

It's easy to get lost in the rampant rhetoric of elections. All too often we forget what the stakes are and just how important it is to vote. We do so at our own peril. The following two videos serve to illuminate the bright line between rhetoric and reality. In ...

The First Word in “Border Patrol” is — “BORDER”

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

I live near the Canadian border. In fact I can see Vancouver Island (British Columbia) from my house. According to some people, that makes me a foreign policy expert. But I digress… The Border Patrol has a strong presence here, since we’re at an international border. That’s fine. But lately the ...

2008 Election: Why The Supreme Court Matters

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Sarah Palin's selection as John McCain's running mate has evangelicals feeling all warm and fuzzy. Her presence on the ticket has energized the conservative base and rekindled concerns that this election will see the reemergence of a full-scale culture war. Truth be told, the culture war had never ended...it had ...

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