Iread the newspaper everyday and all I want to do is cry. Our government doesnot represent us, and it is leading the world in the destruction of our planet.The saddest thing is the people who should provide hope are threatening thefuture now. The Democrats are threatening their chances in the 08 presidentialrace by all this division and dirty politics. After the havoc Bush's republicanadministration has reeked, this election should be an easy win for moreprogressive candidates, but Clinton is too busy attacking Obama to help furtherthe progressive cause. 

How to Support Marriage Equality and Get Elected

| September 5, 2007 - 3:28 pm

Tags: LGBT, politics, presidential candidates, presidential debates


The Iowa Supreme Court ruled last week that there is no good reason for excluding same-sex couples from marriage. What to do if you’re a candidate for public office trying to handle this shift in the atmosphere?

The Debates

| July 26, 2007 - 3:44 pm

Tags: 2008 Election, presidential debates


For those of us who have social lives and occasionally (always) miss the debates, Salon.com reports minute by minute what we missed.

They even watch the Republican debates and give a play by play for the interested reader. Since I can't stomach watching Republicans speak, having their debates filtered through a Salon writer helps keep me informed without the threat of nausea.

Here's a link to Salon's transcription of the 4th Democratic debate.


Or, of course, you can watch them for yourself on YouTube. But Salon's commentary is interesting and often quite clever.