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“If only gay sex caused global warming”

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

Oh my. How did I miss this? And when is Prof. Gilbert going to get a blog? The Freakonomics guys did it to promote their book, and he’s going after the same audience with Stumbling on Happiness, right? (Ooh, looks like Levitt and Dubner are still at it. Cool.) Go read the whole thing: If […]


Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

Faith in America has more ads here.

Beware the coming North American community

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

(Take notice, friends of mine who work at “news” shows: this story is crying out for correspondent coverage.) I’m glad I’m not the only one concerned by those internationalist Republicans and their plan for a United States of North America. A concerned citizen writes: Dreier for `guests’ Unfortunately, the recent letter from Genevieve Clavreul is […]

Real life Seth in CA

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

This is today at 7:30 PM [Map]. For readers in the area, come to the Democratic Club of Claremont meeting: Do not miss our June 26th meeting! “The environmental impact of the food we eat” Global Warming is getting a lot of press these days. The new documentary movie with Al Gore’s slide show, An […]

“Connecticut Local Politics: Senate 1970”

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

Fascinating account of the 1970 Connecticut Senate race: Liberal Democrats began rallying around the Rev. Joe Duffey, a supporter of Eugene McCarthy’s failed presidential bid and head of the antiwar group Americans for Democratic Action. Duffey also led the progressive, antiwar Caucus of Connecticut Democrats, of which a young attorney named Joe Lieberman was a […]

A Terrifying Message from Al Gore: Creative and effective ways to get your message out

Saturday, June 24th, 2006

(cross-posted at Daily Kos) Atrios remarked a few months back that if the right viral video came along, Lieberman would be toast. (Was Lieberman’s bear ad the unintentional answer?) The PoliticsTV guys enlisted Moby’s help in the fight for Net Neutrality. Now Al Gore and the creators of Futurama enter the fray.When I saw Al […]


Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Josh Marshall and Paul Begala are both right. Now there’s got to be some way for the people to get this message to Senate Democrats (and Republicans like Chafee). Hmm…

Go John

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Run Edwards, run!


Monday, June 19th, 2006

I just don’t know what to make of this chapter of Plamegate.

A SethInCA Project: Help engage Cynthia Rodriguez Matthews with the Netroots

Monday, June 19th, 2006

(Cross-posted at Daily Kos, Calitics, and MyDD) The short version: I’m going to go interview Cynthia Rodriguez Matthews, the Democratic candidate for Congress who’s challenging David Dreier in CA-26. I’d like to encourage her to become involved with the netroots, and as a start I want to reach out to her with your questions. Please […]

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