Archives for November 2006

What’s a Wovel, You Wonder?

Brilliant: The Wovel wheeled snow shovel.

Impossible to Write a PC Headline For This

New Haven Advocate: “Lohse, a social work master’s student at Southern Connecticut State University, says he has proven what many progressives have probably suspected for years: a direct link between mental illness and support for President Bush.” “Our study shows that psychotic patients prefer an authoritative leader,” Lohse says. “If your world is very mixed […]

One Bank, One Card

Here’s a new video for all you U2 fans: One (4:49). Spoiler: Corporate execs wearing ties in a typical hotel conference room co-opting the song with celebration lyrics of their merger. Funny. Sick. Unbelievable. Horrible. Capital-C Culture.

What’s Up

The reason for so little blogging lately.

The World Standard in Studless Winter Tyres

Glen said, “The ultimate winter weapon is still the Hakk 2’s with studs, but if you don’t want to run the studs with the noise and the rolling resistance and everything, then the RSi is what people are talking about.” Better than the Hakk 2’s? “Without the studs; With the studs, Hakk 2’s are what […]

Axis of ’70s Campus Republicans

Whiskey Bar: Like everybody else, I don’t know what’s going to happen today, but this election has already illuminated one critical truth: The modern GOP — or, more specifically, the Axis of ’70s Campus Republicans now running it — really is just a criminal enterprise disguised as a political party. Dirty tricks, large and small, […]

Keep An Eye On the Situation

CNN: Bonds rally on election bets: Market surges on hopes of fiscal discipline created by Democrat-controlled Congress; dollar mixed. via Talking Points Memo, who’s doing a great job covering the election tampering… From the GOP handbook of Maryland politics: (1) Recruit homeless men in Philadelphia; (2) Bus them into Maryland; (3) Arrange for the Republican […]

Dear Boloco

Quality control in Hanover has GOT to improve. Today: Regular teriaki with chicken. $6.25 They forgot the chicken. Then realized that this is normally $5.25 if memory serves. Last visit: Ordered extra chicken. Got normal amount of chicken. This is the sort of thing where it’s way too much of a hassle to go back […]

Election Protection

Real-time tracking the election disruptions. EIRS or the Election Incident Reporting System is a sophisticated voting incident tracking system that will be an invaluable tool for Election Protection coalition partners and the public on Election Day and beyond. Voting problems reported through the Voter Hotline (1-866-OUR-VOTE) by coalition members or by poll watchers involved in […]

Vote Freedom

Here’s your election-eve music video. (4:22)

Have You Made Any Meaning Today

Reported at check-in: “I tried to make some meaning from yesterday’s meeting….”