Hey there, Ralph

Here’s my semi-annual posting about the Green Party and instant run-off voting and such. First off, there’s a pretty solid chance that the Green Party nomination will go to somebody other than Ralph Nader, who just announced his fourth consecutive run for the presidency. In particular, it could go to (twice-) former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. …

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Hillary and The Arms Industry

Ian has this article, on concerns about Clinton’s donations from big arms manufacturers — and, in particular, the money she’ taken from Textron: Last October, in an examination of campaign contributions in 2007 from employees of major defense industry contractors, Thomas B. Edsall wrote on the Huffington Post that “Senator Clinton took $52,600, more than …

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A bad bad thing to do

Would be, say, to bribe Saddam Hussein. I can be incredibly cynical about the political process, but even I naively thought that there’d be unanimity about the above. Apparently not, per some of the comments over at RIFuture. So while members of the Assembly will introduce resolutions congratulating basketball teams and marching bands, or designating …

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AS220 Community Print Shop: NOVEMBER SCHEDULE

 HEY FRIENDS!!! the print shop class/event schedule for NOVEMBER is finally ready! HERE IT IS: Open House!!! – MONDAY NOV.5th, 6pm – FREE Any and all interested in learning a bit about the shop and how it works, come to the FREE shop open house! We walk you through the shop and show off our …

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