Archive for October, 2009

News Headlines for Independent Voters 10/31/09

By Nancy Hanks | Related entries in News

News Headlines for Independent Voters 10/31/09 Note  in the majority of voters in New Jersey are independent and will play the decisive role in Tuesday Gov election there. Mike Bloomberg, in coalition with the NYC Independence Party, carries out an independent nonpartisan race for the future of New York City. Elsewhere in New York, independent […]

October 31st, 2009 | Permalink| 12 Comments »

What I’ve Been Doing Instead Of Posting…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Jobs

You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t been posting a lot in the past couple weeks and that’s because the day job has been VERY consuming…but in a good way. Basically, over the past year I’ve been working on developing a new website for AMC Theatres and it just launched Monday. On it you can find […]

October 30th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

What’s Biden Been Up To?

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Biden

 Over at The Examiner, we checked in with VP Biden to see what he’s been up to lately. He’s had several different jobs from Nerve Calmer to Envelope Pusher to Robocaller. As the #2 in command, it seems poor Mr. Biden has been traveling domestically to Ohio and New York, internationally to Poland and Romania, making […]

October 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

News Headlines for Independent Voters 10/29/09

By Nancy Hanks | Related entries in Bloomberg, Independents, Politics, Polls

News Headlines for Independent Voters 10/29/09 As we head to Election Day 2009, everyone is talking about the Yankees and the Phillies. And a few people are talking about the Mayoral race in NYC, where independent candidate Mike Bloomberg is poised to become the first independent mayor of New York, running on the Independence Party […]

October 29th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Prefab Participation

By Jacob | Related entries in Change, Culture, General Politics, Good Decisions, Partisan Hacks, Partisan Nonsense

Whilst walking the dog this rainy evening, I happened upon an illuminated, inflatable lawn ornament of the Halloween variety. These decorations are an easy, relatively inexpensive way to acknowledge the holiday. They require little or no thought beyond which one to buy and where to buy it. The set-up is easy, so is the clean […]

October 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Let’s Stop Apologizing for Music Torture at Gitmo

By Darren Garnick | Related entries in Guantanamo Bay, Kitchen Sink, Music, National Security, News, Torture

So, a pretentious group of musicians is upset that their music is being used to torment America’s most dangerous enemies? And now they want the U.S. government to release an official song list? I can’t imagine that such a document actually exists. Are we supposed to believe that CIA and Pentagon interrogators around the world […]

October 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 17 Comments »

Independents Endorse Kasim Reed in Atlanta Mayoral Campaign

By Nancy Hanks | Related entries in News

Atlanta, GA — Georgia Independent Voters (GIV), a state-based association representing independent voters, announced today its endorsement of former State Senator Kasim Reed for mayor of the City of Atlanta. “We’re proud to announce our support for Kasim Reed for Mayor of Atlanta,” said Thyrsa M. Gravely, a long-time independent political organizer and a key […]

October 28th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Northwest Pilots

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, News, Political Graffiti


October 28th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Lieberman, Moderate Dems Oppose Public Option

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Health Care

Well, at least the opt out version. Here’s Joe… “We’re trying to do too much at once,” Lieberman said. “To put this government-created insurance company on top of everything else is just asking for trouble for the taxpayers, for the premium payers and for the national debt. I don’t think we need it now.” And […]

October 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 22 Comments »

Club For Growth Poll Shows Three-Way Statistical Tie In NY-23

By Doug Mataconis | Related entries in General Politics, Polls

A new poll of New York’s 23rd Congressional District from the Club For Growth, which is backing Conservative Party Candidate Doug Hoffman in the race, effectively shows that the race is now a statistical dead heat among all three candidates: Washington – A poll released today by the Club for Growth shows Conservative Party candidate […]

October 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »