This election cycle has done so much for my view of American voters. Can we all just take a day and toast ourselves? Here’s to being a better, fairer, more inclusive, more diverse, more amazing nation. Cheers. (Forgive my drippy sentimentality. There’s plenty of time to be cynical and depressed about this stuff later, and […]Read More Good Job, America!
YouTube user Tumwatl uploaded and transcribed this exhilarating clip from the Rachel Maddow show. I encourage every American to watch this. In the first minute she dispels the fringe theories of the right-wing, but then at 1:17 she gets right down to the structure of the two party system. Her salient argument is that we need vigorous debate […]Read More Rachel Maddow explains the election
Watching the election coverage today? Try out this interactive visual from the New York Times. There are buttons on the top to pre-select state outcomes. For example, if you check Ohio for Obama and Florida for Romney, North Carolina suddenly decides the election. Also interesting, there are five possible tie scenarios – and all of […]Read More 512 Paths to the White House
If you or someone you know is a young conservative, this letter is from DC Pierson for them. An excerpt: The world doesn’t need help being harder. It’s almost insult to the world and the baked-in difficulties it presents for us to structure our societies in an attempt to make it even harder just to […]Read More A Letter to the Right Youth
Hello sir/madam, There is a very important event coming on Tuesday, November 6. Many of you younger users may not give a flying fuck about this, but you should. I know the reasons why; you don’t think your vote matters, you’re only choosing the lesser of two evils, the electoral college is broken, they’re all […]Read More To: Social Media Users
Who else would pay five dollars to watch Joss Whedon and H. John Benjamin argue about (anything) for thirty minutes? Whedon On Romney – YouTube.Read More Rom-mummy is still funnier
From the transcript: ROMNEY: We’re going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I’m going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers they’re going to be anxious to hire women. Let’s start with that First clause: “We’re going to have to have […]Read More Current (male) workers are not-good and exceptions can be made for (good) female workers.
Jon Stewart Rikers in a moment of celebration during his recent debate against Bill O’Reilly.Read More Rikering
I really liked that Pres. Clinton gave major props to Michelle Obama and Joe Biden. In my dreams, the Clintons, the Obamas, and the Bidens run a mini-golf/arcade/deli and I go there every Saturday and buy a milkshake and listen to stories and they tell me they’re planning a ski trip on Pluto and they […]Read More The Two Best Memes from President Clinton’s Speech Last Night
Another in a long line of evangelical Christians spouting the “If you’re not one of us, you’re no better than Satan” argument. Someone, please explain to me how voting for Obama will usher in “1,000 years of darkness”. How is it any different from voting for Romney, who is Mormon? At least Obama is Christian, […]Read More Chuck Norris and His Wife Are Batshit Crazy