Who Else Followed the Iowa Caucuses?

The Democratic Iowa caucuses – what a nail biter! In case you haven’t heard, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck and neck in Iowa last night. Following the topic #IowaCaucus on Twitter can give you a good summation of the evening. Ultimately, Clinton and Sanders basically tied – Clinton pulled ahead by just 6 delegates, decided in… Read More Who Else Followed the Iowa Caucuses?

Democratic Debate Round 4 (Also: Amanda F*cking Palmer Retweeted Us) #DemDebate

All right, I’m no special snowflake. During last night’s Democratic Debate, Amanda Palmer asked for people’s thoughts, which she would then more likely than not retweet. Still though, AMANDA FUCKING PALMER. But I digress. Did you watch the Democratic Debate? I surprised Moose with a trip to downtown Portland, where local Bernie 2016 organizers were… Read More Democratic Debate Round 4 (Also: Amanda F*cking Palmer Retweeted Us) #DemDebate

Quotable Quickie: On the Divisive Issue of Gun Control (and Everything Else We Like to Twist Our Knickers Over)

“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” – Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970) Yesterday, President Obama announced a plea of executive action: common sense gun control laws now. I’m not going to get into any gun rights debates today – maybe tomorrow, but not today. Mr. Russell’s words above represent my feelings on… Read More Quotable Quickie: On the Divisive Issue of Gun Control (and Everything Else We Like to Twist Our Knickers Over)

Bernie Sanders: Does He Have a Chance? [Awarded: Most Original Question Ever]

To ask about the meaning of life would sound more novel right now than questioning the electability of the Democratic Socialist senator from Vermont. Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump. It’s all half the Internet’s talking about these days – and will be for the next year, unfortunately. Apologetically, I am part of that uproarious half. I promise… Read More Bernie Sanders: Does He Have a Chance? [Awarded: Most Original Question Ever]

Saturday Songbird: Sanders Ain’t Gonna’ Take It

Feeling angry, pumped, and relieved this wintry Oregon morning. On Thursday, December 17th, the Bernie Sanders campaign announced they had surpassed an incredible 2 million individual contributions – the majority of which were under $200. Whew, and check this out: Aides said that Sanders had raised $1.1 million on Wednesday alone and $2.4 million since announcing… Read More Saturday Songbird: Sanders Ain’t Gonna’ Take It

“Welcome to Team Trump”

This Trump phenomenon is frustrating, for sure, but it’s also extremely fascinating. It boggles my mind, particularly the emotional side, which is inclined to flip tables over at the insanity of even the prospect of a dangerous bigot such as Trump becoming President.

However, simply thinking that Trump supporters are idiots and bigots is – well – far too simplistic.… Read More “Welcome to Team Trump”