Strange days

First stop: Crazy town — What is the deal with the New Yorker cover featuring the Obamas dressed as terrorists and burning a flag in the fireplace? Racist fear-mongering is never funny! The New Yorker can suck it. Not quit out of Crazy Town: Word of Nevada’s sorry excuse for a governor, or GW Jr.…

New citizens are awesome!

On Friday I helped register new citizens to vote following the new citizenship ceremonies at the Federal Building. It was so awesome! Sometimes the people, holding little American flags, came right up to us as soon as they got out of the ceremony because they were ready to get registered! It was amazing and sort of…

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…

There’s a caucus among us

The caucus is coming! The caucus is coming! It’s the most unsexy, exciting political time of the election season and Nevada has it’s very own slice of the pie on Jan. 19. Even if it is sort of a sliver. I have to admit that I’m, eh, slightly not that excited about the caucus/primary-fest happening…

Do your research at Project Vote Smart

I was talking with a friend the other day about how daunting (and completely necessary) it is to research all these presidential candidates. If you’re not completely sold on any one candidate, it can be tough to look at a pool of 10+ people you’ve for the most part heard nothing about. Then I remembered…