the output of capitalism

I was reading some interviews with Jonathan Hickman of THE NIGHTLY NEWS, and he mentioned a site called TheyRule.net. Take a look at it for…

interlude between being behind on updates

The Gapminder (Beta) is an amazing array of world data that may or may not be interconnected. I totally agree with Matt Fraction when he…

oil rly?

Why did the US invade Iraq? Refresh my memory, I’d forgotten, please. Oh right, this is why.

the gopbots speak

GUILANI-BOT and MCCAIN-O-SAUR face off. As a leftist Canadian, these people amaze me. Video is here.  Wonderfully informative tag clouds are here, care of Pollster.com

democratbabble

Listen to Big Hil, Barack, John Edwards, and the field (including Denis K. and a wonderfully mad Alaskan senator) discuss the war in Iraq, personal…

practical pathos

My one or two regular readers will recall me raving about DEFCON, from Introversion Software. DEFCON is a game about the end of the world,…

year in review: your lack of freedom

Slate presents the Top 10 Civil Liberties Violations Of The Year (USA edition).  Remember folks:  not only can the President define what ‘torture’ is or…

you’re safe in the north…

…but not to the south of our dear 49th parallel.  Both the House and the Senate have passed the ridiculous, embarassing, draconian, vicious, immoral, and…