Sat Apr 14 2012 09:48 The real criminals in the Tarek Mehanna case - Salon.com: if I were in a political theory class I would write a paper about this
Sat Apr 14 2012 09:48 The real criminals in the Tarek Mehanna case - Salon.com: if I were in a political theory class I would write a paper about this
Thu Dec 15 2011 15:11 Capitalism VS Communism: The Battle of Ideologies.... Has this game been made? | BoardGameGeek | BoardGameGeek: Insight into Twilight Struggle design
Mon Oct 18 2010 21:52 Krystal Ball's New Statement About The Scandalous Photos Released Online | The Frisky: and she designs educational software!
Wed Oct 06 2010 12:21 poesy galore: Being Visibly Queer-Friendly: Please Consider It: Thinking about how to embody this. Not as necessary in NYC, but in India maybe? A button would be a start
Sun Sep 12 2010 22:00 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_11_crew_in_quarantine.jpg: "You S.O.B.s just made my list!"
Mon Aug 23 2010 05:29 Andrew Jackson's America - National - The Atlantic: "They claim to fear the immigrant clinging to his language. No. What they fear is the immigrant learning theirs."
Thu Aug 12 2010 04:11 http://lyrics.wikia.com/Oscar_Brand:Presidential_Campaign_Songs_1789%E2%80%931996_%281999%29: includes lyrics to "Get on a Raft with Taft," "Huzzah for Madison, Huzzah," "If He's Good Enough for Lindy," "Harding, You're the Man for Us," "Buckle Down With Nixon"; my heart sings to see this
Mon Jul 12 2010 15:59 Dr. Rivka - Life and Death Situations: "My job, when I meet a suicidal person, is uncomplicated. It is my job to stand with the part of the person that wants to live.....Why is it that there is literally no disaster, no tragedy, no collection of problems so severe that our society argues that a person ought to be allowed to die rather than suffer them – EXCEPT for physical degeneration?"
Mon Mar 29 2010 16:06 Help us petition @SenChrisDodd to amend his proposal devastating startups and angel investors: missing the crucial info, *what is the bill and what is it aiming to do?!*
Sun Mar 21 2010 19:57 Politics, free trade, violence - Charlie's Diary: why capital and labor flows -> stupid harsh iron borders. Alt version http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/012260.html#408196
Tue Mar 16 2010 04:13 'A Year in Pyongyang - North Korea' by Andrew Holloway: Kind of afraid to read this.
Thu Feb 25 2010 16:51 Schneier on Security: Small Planes and Lone Terrorist Nutcases: disagreement from Schneier!
Wed Feb 24 2010 18:15 Bitch Ph.D.: There is no terrorism but Islamic terrorism: just for the title
Tue Jan 12 2010 01:16 Obama Administration Appoints Openly Transgender Woman to Dept. of Commerce | PEEK | AlterNet: Simpson's quote at the end makes me choke up & feel patriotic
Tue Dec 29 2009 17:46 Redefining Property: Lessons from American History | QuestionCopyright.org: points reader to http://www.gutenberg.org/files/28148/28148-h/28148-h.htm - proslavery arguments
Thu Aug 13 2009 12:58 The Limits Of Our Dialogue On Race And Beyond - Ta-Nehisi Coates : "It'd be as if our thoughts of sexism revolved strictly around honor-killings and rape. Perhaps they do."
Thu Jul 02 2009 13:24 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Gay sex decriminalised in India: Yay! What will emerge from this?
Fri Jun 19 2009 19:58 http://www.tommcmahon.net/2005/05/world_premiere_.html: "We at the Library cannot confirm or deny that it is President Ford in that cover."
Wed Apr 29 2009 19:03 Bad Subjects: The West Wing and Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Voyager: comes up in Leonard's wishes re tng
Tue Apr 21 2009 17:28 EST pandagon.net - review of Pledged: why would the nat'l force conformist reorgs on offbeat instances of the franchise? because admin officials are the ones who LOVE the old ways & old people-pool, & new/diff people contaminate that. cf marriagestuff
Tue Apr 07 2009 19:45 EST http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/07/21/handcranked-fujitsu.html: haunting dystopian scifi in an unexpected place
Tue Apr 07 2009 19:43 EST http://www.theartofthepossible.net/2008/07/24/labor-struggle-in-a-free-market/: "And I believe that when workers fully realize the potential of the incomplete labor contract, and become as willing to exploit it as the bosses have all these years, we’ll mop the floor with their asses. And we can do it in a free market, without any “help” from the NLRB. Let the bosses beg for help."
Sun Mar 29 2009 08:35 EST Dallas police chief apologizes for conduct of officer who drew gun on NFL player outside hospital | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News : via ta-nehisi coates. Especially note the giant SUBMISSIVE sign the driver hangs on himself once he realizes the cop is hell-bent on being a jerk
Wed Mar 25 2009 07:18 EST An Evening With the Twelve Colonies by Elizabeth Kiem - The Morning News: they cut the cold cuts into octagons!
Fri Mar 13 2009 01:14 EST In a City Filled With Lawyers, Many Immigrants Fight Deportation Alone - NYTimes.com: These workers need to know about AltLaw
Fri Jan 02 2009 10:14 EST Russia: New Russian law ends jury trials for 'crimes against state' - Los Angeles Times: Russia disappoints once more; more of a dictatorship than some places the US has invaded to "spread freedom"
Wed Dec 31 2008 20:11 EST YouTube - November 18, 1977 Harvey Milk speaks, audio tape he recorded: "....destroy every closet door..."
Mon Dec 08 2008 00:32 EST Gay marriage: the database engineering perspective @ Things Of Interest: competitor to Stephen Feuerstein's Oracle PL/SQL Programming
Fri Nov 07 2008 05:46 EST Election Special Issue - Barack Obama, Forever Sizing Up - Candidate Profile - Biography - NYTimes.com: Controlling and bad at dealing with surprises?
Fri Nov 07 2008 05:31 EST Slate Magazine - Editorial and Political Cartoons, Comic Strips: Leonard, it's your grandpa!
Wed Nov 05 2008 09:39 EST Proposition 8-Same Sex Marriage Ban — Election 2008 Results — Politics — SFGate: have i mentioned expletive Prop 8
Wed Nov 05 2008 08:40 EST Scott Rosenberg’s Wordyard » Blog Archive » Election-night exorcism: the bogeymen that didn’t bark: On exhaling. Oh, there have been a lot of wrong predictions that deserve schadenfreude in the next few weeks.
Wed Nov 05 2008 08:35 EST Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: 11 PM Update: My emotions: relief that the election wasn't stolen, sadness/anxiety over Prop 8/Franken/Burner/Tevis, getting my head around "Pres Obama"
Wed Nov 05 2008 08:34 EST Yes, we did « style over substance: dara weinberg: blog: Dara's report from Chicago
Mon Oct 27 2008 09:08 EST October 24, 2008, 11:08 a.m. - The Guilfoile-Warner Papers - The Morning News: aforementioned righteousness
Mon Oct 27 2008 09:07 EST Swampland - TIME.com » Blog Archive The Full Obama Interview «: He just came up with "lurch from crisis to trance" off the cuff, what beautiful phrasing. Kevin Guilfoile is right about Bartletry.
Wed Oct 22 2008 08:48 EST Muslim McCain Fans Confront Intolerance At Rally | American News Project: Makes me glad that the Republican Party has at least a little diversity to help moderate the worst elements...
Mon Oct 20 2008 12:40 EST Linda Adams: Author, Editor, Singer/Songwriter: Withdrawing my support of Google.: "There is absolutely no place for a public and free service, like Google, to attempt to sway people on very personal and religious issues- and use their public and free service to do so." Are they suggesting nationalizing Google?
Mon Oct 13 2008 08:54 EST Hindu Threat to Christians - Convert or Flee - NYTimes.com: NO! Ay, Rama. WTF.
Sat Oct 11 2008 11:24 EST LinkedIn: Answers: Do you 'do' 'Doostang'? Others have suggested it is a great career network resource. What are your results? Do you recommend it for a recruiter with mid to senior level jobs?: And the prize for least egalitarian comment of the day goes to Karthik Chandramouli
Fri Oct 10 2008 14:24 EST http://www.google.com/search2001/search?hl=en&q=barack+obama: HIS SECRET, BORING PAST
Fri Oct 10 2008 13:50 EST States’ Actions to Block Voters Appear Illegal - NYTimes.com: it is hella important, not just to register to vote, but to check whether your registration went through, or has been challenged
Fri Oct 10 2008 13:49 EST Can I Vote? | Find Out If You Are Registered to Vote: thanks, kansas.gov.
Fri Oct 10 2008 09:33 EST “Whisper Campaign” Hit-Job against Madia - Sepia Mutiny: "now [Republicans] are hinting that because [Ashwin Madia] is ~30 and single he might be gay. Geez, and you thought desi parents were the ones putting on the marriage pressure!"
Sun Oct 05 2008 01:39 EST Immigrants, natives need to keep discovering America | Oakland Tribune | Find Articles at BNET: Not bad, and apropos for election time
Sun Sep 28 2008 01:26 EST Help Wanted -- We're Launching the Ghost Works Survey | QuestionCopyright.org: What works did you consider making but discard due to copyright worries?
Sat Sep 20 2008 09:45 EST What’s so great about the family anyway? — Crooked Timber: What are the goods a family makes? Also in the comments a really civilized "how does that data work?" argument!
Fri Sep 19 2008 10:54 EST A Conservative for Obama | D Magazine - Dallas Fort Worth's Resource for City Guides, Daily Blogs, D Bests, and Restaurants: And the British band played a song called "The World Turned Upside-Down"
Sun Aug 17 2008 20:25 EST Big government, big IT — Crooked Timber: "...when many stakeholders may have powers of delay or veto, but few have powers of initiation. It is not for nothing that some people claim IT as now a branch of applied sociology."
Sat Jul 12 2008 08:23 EST Crooked Timber » » Why Did The Fathers of the American Revolution Hate America?: Another reminder of why I read CT. Also I didn't do enough talking smack about the British on the 4th of July.
Fri Jul 11 2008 10:17 EST http://www.tnr.com/story_print.html?id=d8731cf4-e87b-4d88-b7e7-f5059cd0bfbd: In case you needed to understand the heart of the Leon Kass ice cream bluster
Thu Jun 12 2008 08:44 EST Crooked Timber » » Some Of These Things Are Not Like The Others: the comments are hilarious...like me, CT commenters are puzzling out the world with each other
Thu Jun 05 2008 06:11 EST Bitch Ph.D.: "those who decry it as card-playing are annoyed by the fact that we all won't play by their rules of pretending that everything is equal now, since we can all vote and everyone will pay lip service to racism and sexism being Bad."
Wed Jun 04 2008 08:29 EST Heaneyland!: And if it ever touches the ground, you have to throw salt over your shoulder, right?: Maybe I, too, am just prissy
Sat May 31 2008 07:32 EST BBC NEWS | Europe | Swiss hold crunch citizenship vote: Need to examine my reflexes that say "citizenship should be given via law, not vote"
Sat May 10 2008 09:53 EST Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi: What's Hurting the Middle Class: Breath of fresh air re: the middle class, bankruptcy, public education, etc.
Sat Apr 26 2008 16:07 EST We need a different copyright for individuals - Boing Boing : Folk copyright and what it's OK to share
Mon Apr 14 2008 00:47 EST Making Light: Could lead to goose-stepping: Close reading of "the words with which once-free people talk themselves into tyranny" -- e.g., "it's only authorities who get the benefit of the doubt"
Sat Jan 26 2008 07:37 EST The Practical Nomad blog: New travel document requirements for USA citizens: I should ask my jet-setting sister whether this is bozo nuts, real, or both
Sat Jan 26 2008 07:28 EST Immigration officials detaining, deporting American citizens : "The burden of proof is on the individual to show they're legally entitled to be in the United States" WTF via riana
Sun Jan 06 2008 11:42 EST Charles Peters - Judge Him by His Laws - washingtonpost.com: Obama: great project manager, or the greatest project manager?
Tue Dec 11 2007 13:29 EST http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2007/12/column_robotaochan_american_civ.php: "I'll keep on fighting, as long as the America inside my heart is still alive!"
Sat Dec 08 2007 10:21 EST Emptywheel - » Whitehouse Reveals Smoking Gun of White House Claiming Not to Be Bound by Any Law : via waxbanks. RI Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is a hero. Declassified papers reveal more contempt from Bush for law.
Fri Dec 07 2007 02:45 EST Questionable Content: New comics every Monday through Friday: probably my favorite QC. QC needs a touch more lunacy. But not enough that it gets quote zany unquote.
Fri Nov 30 2007 18:14 EST Fraud, intimidation and bribery as Putin prepares for victory | Russia | Guardian Unlimited: Kremlin aides openly acknowledge that their aim is to push smaller parties out of parliament. "We have moved towards the purification of the legislature," said Putin's deputy spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.
Fri Nov 16 2007 18:15 EST slacktivist: You're not the pope of me: Clark's version of "Luther solved that problem for you!": "I told him I preferred my postmodern crisis of authority to his premodern one."
Sun Nov 11 2007 21:30 EST Crooked Timber » » Torture, torture, torture: Holbo: insightful on why moving the Overton window doesn't seem to work for liberals, and why conservatives compete on extremism
Mon Nov 05 2007 10:32 EST YouTube - Kerry behind the scenes at Colbert Report: xkcd got it re: YT comments. "Colbert exposed -- ha ha stupid liberals" also breaks my mind.
Sun Oct 28 2007 17:15 EST A tale of two decisions (or, how the FBI gets you to confess) (PsychSound by Steve Bergstein): Just a heads up, in Dec 2001 the FBI threatened torture on an innocent guy and then the government covered it up
Wed Sep 26 2007 00:26 EST Letter from Moscow: The Tsar’s Opponent: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker: I would love to believe there is near-term hope for Russia
Thu Sep 20 2007 13:45 EST Wockner: Republican San Diego mayor embraces same-sex marriage, says daughter is a lesbian: you can see in the video that he's choking back tears
Mon Sep 10 2007 12:22 EST halifax_slasher: The politics of hipster-baiting and the semiotics of hipsterdom: As always, Hal is definitive
Wed Jul 11 2007 16:26 PST http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Ceremonial_officers_in_the_United_Kingdom: Sumana's favorite Wikipedia list ever
Thu Jul 05 2007 21:12 PST An Introduction to the Overton Window of Poli... [Mackinac Center for Public Policy]: Overton window! That's the term I was trying to remember!
Thu Jul 05 2007 14:13 PST NARA | The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription: Let's teach the US Declaration of Independence in English/Lit class, not just History. The brilliance of "let Facts be submitted to a candid world."
Thu Jun 28 2007 05:25 PST Putin Strikes Again - The New York Review of Books: Have I mentioned that Russia is creepy? Creepy.
Thu May 31 2007 06:13 PST Malaysian court refuses to recognize Muslim's conversion to Christianity - International Herald Tribune: How could she get kicked out of Islam without also incurring a fatwa against her? Saying some sort of anti-shahaada in the public square?
Sun May 06 2007 12:54 PST MacLeans Canada - Blogs | Jaime J. Weinman: TV Guidance: extremely concise connection-making and articulation of The Problem Of Insiderness
Sun Apr 29 2007 19:54 PST Bill Moyers Journal: Interview with Jon Stewart - Google Video: Catering to my tastes may lead to a pledge, they figured
Sun Apr 29 2007 08:14 PST Ancient History Sourcebook: The Emperor Julian: Mispogon (or "Beard-Hater"): The ancient equivalent of the White House Press Correspondents' Dinner
Sun Apr 22 2007 06:37 PST User interface and user education: the significance of literacy and comp literacy; "our inability to articulate the standards for these judgments... was no evidence that the judgments were impossible"
Sun Apr 22 2007 06:36 PST You have the right to remain the hell in Dodge (MemeMachineGo!): my intuition tells me that I have the right to visit any non-private land in the US; courts disagree?
Wed Apr 18 2007 20:09 PST First Movers: A Musing on the Constitution and Windows: hard to refactor, and such a legacy system
Tue Apr 17 2007 12:07 PST Crooked Timber » » A Friend in the Family: "mafiosi have a strong interest too in ensuring that individuals don’t come to trust each other independently of their contacts through the Mafia."
Mon Jan 15 2007 19:01 PST Crooked Timber » » Living With Darwin by Philip Kitcher: Dawkins/Time Lord joke, plus religion is a crutch but we're all cripples
Sat Dec 09 2006 15:33 PST Twenty Years of Congress, Volume 2 (of 2) by James Gillespie Blaine - Project Gutenberg: People yellin' at each other
Wed Nov 08 2006 10:49 PST frontline: the gulf war: oral history: robert gates: Interview with the new Defense Secretary nominee about the first Gulf War
Wed Nov 08 2006 10:47 PST frontline: the gulf war: oral history: robert gates: Interview with the new Defense Secretary nominee about the first Gulf War
Tue Nov 07 2006 11:16 PST A 'Beautiful Day' in a Republican Town - New York Times: A single day for a single volunteer, with an election and a birthday cake.
Tue Nov 07 2006 11:16 PST Incumbent Hits the Trail, With a Dog - New York Times: Lieberman shows his loserness one last time.
Tue Nov 07 2006 06:26 PST NPR : Dire Predictions and Disastrous Votes: Election Ads: Senator Bedfellow once voted against innocent kittens! Voiceover artists spill the beans.
Wed Mar 08 2006 18:48 PST United States Congress - Senators and Representatives share their Favorite Recipes : "4 whole chicken legs and thighs. 3 wastewater treatment plants. 2 naval bases."
Wed Oct 20 2004 15:44 PST: misread "now watch this drive!" as "now watch this drivel"
Wed Sep 08 2004 08:14 NST8NDT American Prospect Online - ViewWeb: Intentions over actions part 2 or 3 (this is the politician's stock in trade for campaigning; the problem is that Bush thinks it also works for governing)
Tue Sep 07 2004 11:40 NST8NDT Ron Wade Political Campaign Buttons/Pins & Historical Memorabilia: This is really neat but also kind of creepy (I wonder how much I could get for my Clark stuff?)
Fri Sep 03 2004 15:25 NST8NDT naseeb.com - muslim social networks: "Fortunately, considering the advent of Internet speeds, the process need not take that long and, besides, you are not alone, you have the world's most seasoned transformers on your side."
Tue Aug 31 2004 13:55 NST8NDT Consumer Report Part 1: Look at this -- the Diebold GEMS central tabulator contains a stunning security hole | Black Box Voting: They're not looking because that's the only way they have to cover their asses. Looking creates liability.
Fri Aug 27 2004 09:21 NST8NDT Boing Boing: Aussie politician's incestuous spam scam: "And it seems he's somehow managed to tie email addresses to first names." Yeah, that's real tough
Tue Aug 17 2004 16:54 NST8NDT Project Gutenberg - Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen: "At an earlier, but not the earliest, stage of barbarism, the leisure class is found in a less differentiated form."
Mon Aug 16 2004 10:25 NST8NDT The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Abolitionist, by John F. Hume. : MISSOURI (Continued)
Wed Aug 11 2004 13:41 NST8NDT: Rate politicians by singing ability as captured in embarassing film clips: alan keyes, colin powell, john ashcroft, etc.
Tue Aug 03 2004 07:44 NST8NDT The Atlantic Online | July/August 2004 | Dumb and Dumber | Joshua Green: Dynamics of campaign commercials; includes Craig Veroga quote. Explains how negative ads work even though everyone claims to hate them.
Thu Jul 22 2004 10:16 NST8NDT Democrats blast GOP lawmaker's 'suppress the Detroit vote' remark: "You get it down with a good message." Nice try. PS: I am pretty sure that everyone in politics thinks this way, even if they don't say it or act on it. At best they silently hope on election night that certain demographics didn't turn out as much as their opponents might have hoped
Thu Jul 08 2004 16:07 NST8NDT http://slacktivist.typepad.com/slacktivist/2004/07/oppo_remorse.html: Another piece of the campaigning puzzle. Opposition research is petty and dirty and pointless. Trying to find an excuse to get mad.
Tue Jun 08 2004 14:57 NST8NDT Representations of Global Capital:
They argue that National Geographic is informed by "static humanism principles that assert universal sameness across boundaries of race, class, gender, language, and politics." Damn their eyes! 'dismal science' indeed!
Damn their eyes! 'dismal science' indeed!
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