Category Archives: politics

Post-election thoughts: Or, what a difference 8 years makes

Last night was a HUGE night for Democrats, and I would argue, a significant night for human rights.  Obama was reelected for another term, which means the infamous ‘Obamacare’ isn’t going away any time soon — so people who are in need of assistance with health care can still count on that (and now that […]

4 more years.

It’s the most wonderful (political) season of the year

Watch: I’m fascinated. And, horrified. I would like to think that if someone were to put a camera in my face and ask me these questions regarding the candidate that I support, I would have an actual answer for them. The cynic in my keeps thinking that the main reason why these people are so […]

MORMONS! Our next prez?

(I think I have an especial soft spot for this reporter after the Scientology docs he did)

What he said:

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton, July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011   Sad today, because Canada lost one of its best politicans — and someone who I […]

How did I spend my Saturday morning?

Not watching cartoons or sports, but watching the Senate edge even closer to ending a discriminatory policy. Final vote on repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is expected at 3pm EST today.  I’ll be watching.

Failing the midterms

So last night was a bit of a bomb for the Democratic party (and, I’d argue, the well-being of the entire country).   The GOP (read: Tea Party Party) took over control of the House of Representatives, though thankfully didn’t take over control of the Senate.  Also, thankfully, Harry Reid didn’t lose to Sharrrrrrron Angle in […]