Alright, alright, Rhode Island State Legislature, I get it. I used to treat my finances the same way you are treating the budget. I liken it to the way I used to use my credit card. I’d charge and spend without really recognizing that eventually,
Just when you thought there was nothing else that Hillary’s minions could say or do to make you dry heave in terror (like, for example, claim that perennially pampered Florida voters are facing Zimbabwe-esque levels of political oppression), Harold Ickes has gone and done it.
And he looks good doing it, flag pin and all. Nice catch HuffPo.
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2UesvrH-cs&feature=related] Awesomely enough, this dude may actually beat out the front runner in today’s Oregon Senate primary. If he wins, and beats sitting GOP Senator Gordon Smith in November, Novick is automatically Captain Hook in the Senate’s annual production of Peter Pan and the Lost
Does it count as shameless self-promotion to promote my promotion of a friend’s event? Hopefully not. Scope my piece in this week’s Phoenix on the upcoming criminal justice reform festival, Justice or Just Us?, taking place at AS220 real soon.
Welcome Sandra Day O’Connor! With her familiar bob of white hair, O’Connor yesterday joined Selya and Chief Circuit Judge Michael Boudin in peppering lawyers with questions in a half-dozen cases, including the Rhode Island case of James H. Reyelt v. William B. Danzell and Louisa
Ari’s new boss, of sorts, is Krist Novoselic — the former bassist for Nirvana, who’s spent the last decade or so as a democracy activist: Krist Novoselic is best known as the bassist in the groundbreaking rock band Nirvana. But he recently added another title:
On Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, James Carville recently quipped: “If she gave him one of her cojones, they’d both have two.” It was far from the first time that a political pundit used testicles as a metonymy for power, courage, boldness, or guts. In
Anyone remember that scene in Hedwig and the Angry Inch in which Yitzhak says, “Fuck you, I’m going to Guam!” and threatens to leave the Angry Inch for a Pacific Island tour of Rent? Yeah, I haven’t heard anything about Guam since then either. BUT,
UPDATE: Footage, courtesy of the Greenwash Gorillas themselves… even as this was a pretty amazing spectacle, the footage kind of makes me want to give Tom a big hug. While I understand the criticisms of Friedman’s work, I wonder if this was an effective way
Please Join Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts for a Health Care Reform Community Meeting Monday, April 28, 2008 — 6:30 PM Temple Beth El — 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence A discussion with Lt. Governor Roberts, other elected officials, community leaders, and your neighbors about how the
In an ugly debate on Tuesday, one particularly ugly point was the ham-handed invocation of the always-relevant American Flag Lapel PinTM issue. Not just because it was done vicariously through a woman who publicly told the New York Times two weeks ago that she would
After passing in the Vermont Senate and the Maine Senate last week, more NPV news out of Illinois, where Gov. Rod Blagojevich just signed the plan to elect the president by national popular vote into law. A bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Rod
New York Magazine has this delicious read, a screen treatment of the nightmare that could be a Dener Convention. They say, “we asked Lawrence O’Donnell Jr., former West Wing writer-producer, to play out a scenario in movie-treatment form. The premise is that Barack Obama and