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Obama Wins Election, Full Victory Speech (Video & Text)

  I imagine you aren’t just hearing from me that Obama won the election, but if you are, I’m happy to be the one bringing you the news!! 😀 If you’d like to read or watch Obama’s full victory speech, here it is in text (courtesy Red, Green, and Blue) and video (courtesy C-SPAN): “Thank […]

November 7th

Yes, There's A HUGE Difference Between Democrats & Republicans (Get Out & Vote!)

To my friends, family, acquaintances, and readers who think that there isn’t enough of a difference between Democrats and Republicans to bother voting (i.e. for the Democrats), let me be absolutely 100% clear — actually, there are HUGE, HUGE differences between these two parties these days, and in nearly every situation I’m aware of, Democrats […]

November 6th

Chris Murphy For Senate (Connecticut)

  Wrapping up my short series on 4 Senate candidates you should support and vote for (if you can), Chris Murphy of Connecticut is last but not least. Murphy has one of the best intro statements I’ve ever seen, maybe the best: “Chris has a real record of fighting for Connecticut’s working families and middle class. His […]

November 5th

Elizabeth Warren For Senate (Massachusetts)

  If you’re voting in the Massachusetts election today or tomorrow, you should be voting for Elizabeth Warren without any hesitation — she’s one of the best politicians I’m aware of. Here’s a quick rundown of how her and her opponent, Scott Brown, differ: Not many politicians are so dedicated to the people as Elizabeth […]

November 5th

Why You Get Screwed

  It’s very popular to complain about the government, to complain about politicians. However, when do we take responsibility for our role in the matter? Furthermore, criticizing government or politicians across the board is absurd — it’s like criticizing food across the board, saying it is all bad for you. All Food is Not Bad […]

November 5th

Obama Facts: 12 Facts About Obama's Record

  The Obama campaign just passed along the 12 facts below about Obama. As someone who follows politics quite closely, I think it was a good list to put together. As just noted, there are numerous other cleantech, climate, and other environmental topics Obama has scored big points on, but if you have a ‘broader’ […]

November 5th

Endorsement For Obama (Obama's Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency, Clean Transportation, Green Jobs, & Climate Change Successes)

  I’ve been on the “there’s hardly any difference between Republicans and Democrats” line. I’ve campaigned for people on that line. But that simply isn’t the story today. There are now HUGE differences between Democrats and Republicans (the most backwards group of politicians I’m aware of in U.S. history), and that includes some huge differences […]

November 5th

Quantum Physics, Humor, Romney, the Onion, and Our Ongoing Need for Healthy Stability, not Posturing and Facade

  Change. How Does it Become Positive or Negative? How Does Change Happen Completely or Incompletely?   People do change. Their focus does change. I could write a dissertation on the hows and whys of people doing what seems to be a complete turnabout regarding issues, viewpoints, or even political stances. I believe it is often linked to survival […]

April 27th

Is Obama's Blackness Increasing America's Redness?

  More on the President’s blackness: From We Are the Respectable Negroes: Fear of a Black President? Love of the Confederacy? Explaining the Tea Party GOP and the “Southern Religion” From MotherJones: 109 things President Obama currently is or recently has been engaged in a war against (according to conservative pundits, lazy headline writers, and […]

April 18th

Politics News

Other than our own politics posts this week, here are some more posts from around the interwebs you might want to check out (a little bit of overlap with the activism roundup I just posted, but not too much): Senator Bernie Sanders Takes On Tax Breaks To Fossil Fuel Companies President Obama’s State of the Union […]

January 27th

2008 McCain Playbook Leaked — Has Romney Nailed

  Who beat Romney to the GOP presidential nomination in 2008? That would be John McCain. And McCain’s 2008 playbook on how to nail Romney has now been leaked. It’s got some nice bits on global warming, climate change, and the environment. Check out more in this repost from sister site Red, Green, and Blue: […]

January 20th