bastard.logic: SHOCKING: Republican Voter Suppression Efforts Suppress Democratic Votes

The NY Times: Several recent polls and studies suggest that long waiting times in some places depressed turnout in 2012 and that lines were longest in cities, where Democrats outnumber Republicans. In a New York Times/CBS News poll taken shortly after Election Day, 18 percent of Democrats said they waited at least a half-hour to ...

Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio feature interview with U.S. Green Party leader Jill Stein

Dr. Jill Stein Download: jill-stein-nov-15-2012.mp3 It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to speak with Dr. Jill Stein this morning who was the Green Party candidate for President of the United States in the recently concluded presidential election. Dr. Stein is a mother, physician, longtime teacher of internal medicine, and pioneering environmental-health advocate. She ...

RedBedHead: Joy At Republican Humiliation Shouldn’t Make Us Forget The Choices Sucked

I was in a bar/restaurant near my house on election night, trying to get some work done and watching the results come in. At first it seemed like a nail-biter (though I was convinced that it would be a fairly easy sweep for Obama) and people were texting and Facebooking their fear that Romney the ...

The Equivocator: 10 Ballot measures to Watch in Tonight’s U.S. election

Tonight President Barack Obama will be re-elected, Democrats will keep the Senate and for no apparent reason the Republicans will keep the House of Representatives for another 2 years. More awesomely, Wisconsin is going to elect America’s first openly gay Senator, Tammy Baldwin. As a politics nerd, I always like to watch a number of ...

Trashy's World: My prediction…

For what it’s worth… (6) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

MadLibMadLib: Jim Lehrer, He’s Such a Nice Guy

Seen on Facebook: It wasn’t Lehrer’s fault, aside from not keeping the segments to 15 minutes. The rules were set by the Commission on Presidential Debates and he was (very nearly) following them. He clearly stated that following the initial two-minute answer there would be a back-and-forth between the candidates (presumably for the remaining 11 ...

Trashy's World: They’re baaaaack….

Yes, dear readers, the separatists have once again grabbed the reins of power in that province that starts with a “Q”. With but a slight advantage over the Liberals, the reins might be loose but make no mistake that Mme. Marois will flex her muscle in those areas that matter most to the paranoid and ...

DeSmogBlog: Science Denial and Andrea Saul – Romney 2012 Campaign Spokesperson

andrea saul wide shot.JPG This is a guest post from Connor Gibson, originally published at PolluterWatch. A fully-footnoted version of this briefing is available for download from DocumentCloud.  INTRODUCTION:    Andrea Saul, a prominent Romney 2012 campaign operative and spokesperson, formerly worked for DCI Group, a Washington DC public affairs and lobbying firm. During this ...