American History is a Sad History

The appeals – especially from Romney and the right, who seem to believe in a 1950’s American utopia – to American exceptionalism are peaking right about now, the days before the election. Perhaps we have to do this, as a modern democracy, but it...

Why Obama Will Win: The Romney Effect

Yes, its a political post! With the election coming up, expect to see a few more of these, crossposted at DailyKos One the strange things we’ve seen, thus far, this electoral season, is that divergence between swing-state polling and general election polling....

Now.

Basically, this is it. The last four years of my life have led up to this day. From the depression after Bush’s reelection. From the journey and experiences during my trip around the world. To the long political organizing of the past year, from Iraq Summer, to...