Governor stops hearing to text

As if getting in trouble for texting a mistress on a government-issued cell phone (and now getting a divorce while governor) weren’t bad enough, Gov. Jim Gibbons just can’t help himself when it comes to texting. While giving testimony on his energy bill, he stops to view and deal with a text! Watch it for…

The Bitter Log

This post is brought to you by my best friend Joshua Todd: Rick Warren devotee, 1950’s marriage counselor, and anti-feminist Martha Peace has some words of wisdom for all you gals out there. Don’t know about Martha Peace yet…well check out MotherJones.com. Among many suggestions — like praying for your husband because he must live…

The doh! of texting

Wow – what news to come home to! GW Jr., aka Gibbons, takes things to a whole new low level with the texting scandal. I’m no technical guru, but I think the first rule of texting is to not do it with your mistress on gadgets that can be subpeoned. And is his device government-owned?…

Electronic voting machines: Friendly technology or doom machines?

Can vote tampering be all the easier with electronic voting machines? Absolutely, according to the New York Times Magazine cover story from Sunday. Since Nevada has the only machines with a paper trail (and we saw accusations of voter tampering with machines in Ohio during the last presidential election), the threat is real. So what…

Looky what we did

Hey kids! Just wanted to point out that there’s a couple of new tabs — Eco Stuff and Simple Gifts — at the top of the blog. These are basically slightly updated mash-ups of some popular Siren posts. Simple Gifts is a more year-round version of A Holiday Shopping List with a Purpose. And Eco…