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Category Archives: politics

Vote Or Something

I’d say vote or die but that’s too trite. Do the country a favor and vote. I’d prefer Libertarian but at least get out there and get involved, no matter your party. Thanks.

Third Party Voting for Dummies!

Apologies to the For Dummies folks. Mynn suggested the title. Along with her suggestions, I’ve pulled information from fivethirtyeight and Wikipedia. Nearly every state and the District of Columbia are winner-take-all states: the candidate that wins the state wins all of their electors. Maine and Nebraska, use a tiered system where a single elector is [...]

It’s Time for a Political Favor

I don’t do this often, but for once, I can’t keep my mouth shut. Most of us live in solidly red or solidly blue states. For example, I live in New Jersey. It’s going blue in November, thanks to Newark, Trenton and Camden. My vote is effectively canceled out by our good Democratic friends in [...]

Nuggets of Truth

Jesus God…Why doesn’t someone want to talk about it!…Is it because we’re having so much fun at home we’ve forgotten the world? Is it because we’re so rich and the rest of the world’s so poor and we don’t care if they are? I’ve heard rumors; the world is starving, but we’re well-fed. Is it [...]

Political Commentary Time

So in case the few people who read my site don’t know, New Jersey’s in a massive budgetary crunch. Governor Jon Corzine, who is technically my boss, has decided he needs to close nine state parks to save a whopping $4.5 million dollars out of his $38 billion state budget. It’s a whopping 0.011% of [...]