power, from a distance

President Obama was sworn in (twice) on Tuesday and apparently a few people wanted to share in the moment. Check out the images from GeoEye, especially that wide shot. Wow? Yeah. Wow is appropriate here. And, of course, I would be remiss in my duties if I did not also give due credit to the […]

It is done.

I’m not here to predict the future. I don’t know how this is going to end. But I do know how it’s going to begin. Barack Obama IS the 44th President of the United States of America. My voice. My vote. My hope. Our President.

your votes, I haz dem

A scant 20 minutes after the polls opened here my ballot was cast with a satisfying whirr and beep of the tried and “true” non-Diebold counting machine. I confess to being a bit giddy as I moved through the queue. I couldn’t stop myself from flipping open the blue privacy folder to look at my […]

what scares me

What scares me? These people actually get a vote. The problem with democracy isn’t the politicians. It’s people like the ones in that video. Here are some helpful tips, from me to you, o’ people of the video. 1) Catholic doctors and Catholic hospitals are allowed to have all the moral objections to abortions or […]

the obligatory shout out

So a guildmate and friend of mine is taking a year off of law school to campaign for Barack Obama. That is, in a nutshell, wicked cool. To chronicle his adventures and to keep in touch with those of us who merely comment on politics rather than put any actual effort in he’s started up […]