politics

4 Reasons to Vote, Even When There’s No Presidential Candidate on the Ballot

November 1, 2010

Two years ago, I wrote a post entitled “Top 5 Excuses for Not Voting on November 4th” that  has, since that day two years ago, remained one of the top 10  search terms to my blog every single week (“reasons for not voting”). Every. Single. Week. For two years. That post was kind of a […]

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Today is November 4th

November 4, 2008

I’ve tried 5 times to write a post today. I’ve tried to encourage others to go vote. I’ve tried to sum up my feelings about this particular election. I’ve tried to lay out my feelings of civic pride, and the way that I get a little choked up in these moments where we as a nation […]

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Top 5 Excuses for Not Voting on November 4th

November 3, 2008

Well, it’s Monday and you know what that means…time for another list! Since election day is nigh, I figured it’s only appropriate to do a public service post on voting. In fact, I was going to make today’s list all serious about the top 5 reasons to go out and vote tomorrow. Of course, then […]

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Is it over yet?

October 30, 2008

The countdown to the end of this campaign cycle has begun, and not a moment too soon. Once again, politics in this country has become too nasty, ugly, mean-spirited and divisive and I’m just ready for it to be over. Don’t get me wrong, I’m hugely invested in this years campaigns, on the national, state […]

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20 reasons I wish it was November 5th

October 13, 2008

Woohoo, I’m back to the land of the (mostly) living, courtesy of a weekend full of sleeping, lounging, and pretty much taking it easy. Thanks to everyone’s well wishes, they cheered me up greatly (side note: how cool is this blogging thing where I can complain about something on one coast and get happy feel […]

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