Monthly Archives: October 2012

If Romeny Wins- Who Will Be in Control


For long before I was born, poltics has always had an odd fluidity. One party has never held complete control for long. And despite our two party system, we have had much more divergence then that would suggest. The dichotomies … Continue reading

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“I Just Look Illegal”


Today was the parade in SF for the world series champions SF Giants. And SF Pitcher Sergio Romo, who was born in the US to parents from Mexico sported a shirt with the overtly political words “I Just Look Illegal” … Continue reading

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The Dow Jones Under Obama


One measure. Under Obama the Dow Jones has risn 69.9% (as of a little over a week ago- it has continied to slowly climb since). Putting him 5th in terms of dow jones performance undera president. And the best since … Continue reading

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One of the Most Powerful, and Disturbing Things I have Seen: Amanda Todd


Amanda Todd was a 15 year old Canadian girl who recently committed suicide. A few weeks prior she posted this video, almost 9 minutes of her before a video camera going through flashcards telling her story. And oh what a … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows US Has Become More Racist in Last Four Years


Big shocker eh? America has become more racist since it elected it’s first black President, Barack Obama. The AP poll can be found here (first half is on politics- scroll down to the racial part). An academic analysis from researchers at … Continue reading

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Woman Auctions Her Virginity- for $780,000


I am still trying to wrap my head around the many facets of this. But a 20 year old Brazilian woman has apparently auctioned her virginity for $780,000. (the 23 year old Male from Russia top bid was only $3,000) … Continue reading

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Right-wing lies about Obama are greeted by willing believers


  Another gem from Pulitizer Prize winner David Horsey  By David Horsey October 18, 2012, 10:39 p.m. In addition to the relentless onslaught of mostly negative ads from the Romney and Obama campaigns and their affiliated “super PACs,” the good people … Continue reading

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