On Securing the Atheist Vote

Are there any Presidential candidates who will campaign for the atheist vote? It’s a question that needs to be asked. Presidential candidates pander to the religious vote. John McCain called Washington, DC, “the city of Satan” yesterday at a campaign stop, explaining that it’s difficult to get “the Lord’s work” done there. “The Lord’s work”?Continue reading “On Securing the Atheist Vote”

On Harold Saxon’s Candidacy

Harold Saxon has declared his candidacy for President of the United States. I’m not exactly certain how this works — or even makes any sort of sense. How can a dead and disgraced former British Prime Minister run for President? Was Saxon born in the United States somehow? I’m not honestly certain. The website’s aContinue reading “On Harold Saxon’s Candidacy”

On Entering the Dark Side

It’s fair to say that I’m something of a political junkie. Lately I’ve been following conservative blogs. Like Red State, which is essentially the Republican equivalent of DailyKos. Why? you ask. I know what I think about the Republican presidential candidates — Romney’s liberal past will come back to bite him in the ass, Huckabee’sContinue reading “On Entering the Dark Side”

On Electoral College Reform

The sky is falling in the liberal blogosphere. There’s a movement in California for a ballot initiative that would apportion California’s Electoral College electors according to the candidate that wins each Congressional district rather than assign the whole of the state’s electors to the winner of the statewide vote. The reason the sky is falling?Continue reading “On Electoral College Reform”