Election 2012

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President Obama’s Victory Speech, November 7, 2012

Read President Obama’s powerful, impassioned victory speech earlier this morning – full transcript is below the video… “Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. It moves forward because of […]

November 7th

Election 2012: David Brin lays out what is at stake today

By David Brin We’ll conclude this election season with some hard-hitting facts and a bit of entertaining polemic… followed by an appeal for us all return to the sci fi mentality of optimism and rising above petty squabbles.  Because we all should – along with our civilization – go “back to the future.” Me? I’m going […]

November 6th

Election 2012: David Brin’s last-minute political snippets

By David Brin For my second-to-last pre-election post, let’s offer up a potpourri of potent political snippets and graphics for the undecided, before I return to sum up the case for our Periclean Enlightenment. But first a reminder of these earlier, devastatingly fact-full, Big Picture overviews of the main issues. Democrats vs Republicans on foreign policy and war In […]

November 6th

ConservAmerica endorses green-leaning Republicans

What do you do if you consider yourself a a conservative, but also a conservationist? Where do you go when the party that represents most of you views on economics and social issues seems to want to cut down all the trees on your local mountains, level the mountains, and then frack under what’s left […]

November 5th

James Howard Kunstler: Mitt Romney’s surreal campaign

By James Howard Kunstler Mitt Romney’s sickening insincerity was on full view Sunday night as CNN served up both candidates complete finish-line pitches to the Ohio crowds thought to hold the fate of the election in their fickle sway. Romney has consistently proved one thing over the whole, long, nauseating course of his campaign: that […]

November 5th

Democracy for America endorsements – support your progressives!

Democracy for America started life as Howard Dean’s presidential organization, but has transformed into one of the best groups organizing and fighting for progressive candidates and ideals. Here are the candidates they have endorsed in the 2012 election… Senate | House | States | Local  Elizabeth Warren (MA-Sen) Contribute | VolunteerThere’s a movement in Massachusetts to elect […]

November 5th

Election 2012: Mitt’s Last Stand

Mitt Romney is getting desperate. Sure, national polling is close, with only a slight edge for Obama becoming apparent in recent days.  However, the electoral college – that archaic remnant of the early days of our Union – not so much.  Romney looks to have a depressing Tuesday night ahead of him.  At least, if […]

November 5th

Election resources: Vote! … And help others vote…

A few resources to help you get out and vote… and report anything weird or illegal: Find your polling location: Online, go to this League of Women Voters website. Or just click on the Election heading on the Google frontpage – not only will it give you your polling location, but it’ll help you map […]

November 5th