The Bidens at the Convention

Posted by Katherine | Saturday, August 30th, 2008

[talkradionews / Flickr] We didn't come across anything superquotable on Joe Biden's convention speech in a first pass at Google Blog Search, but what we have is here, and we'll add to the list if we find more. Lots of people seemed to be 'fessing up online, though, that his son ...

Veteran Sees Profits in Iraq

Posted by Katherine | Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Acumensch from Tacoma, Washington, filmed Seth Manzel, an Iraq veteran, talking about the enormous profits he believes some companies are making on the war. (Thanks, Sarolta Cump.) Seth is a member of the Seattle chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War. Not too hard to guess what some of the ...

Obama Declines Public Financing

Posted by Katherine | Saturday, June 21st, 2008

[freshelectrons / Flickr] On Thursday, Barack Obama declined public financing for the general election. There was a slight lag before citizen talk revved up online -- maybe everyone needed to brush up on campaign finance laws? -- but it was in full swing yesterday. The common camps: 1) Obama lied; he's ...