Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Would Congress please grow a pair and assert its power over declarations of war?
Tom Tomorrow pretty much sums it up.
Monday, June 27, 2011
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This is a button that allows you to give me money for no reason whatsoever. Why you would want to do this I have no idea. You will get absolutely nothing in return. But I certainly won't object if you do. Maybe if you bribe me enough you can sway my opinion or something. It works on Congress.
- Andrew Sullivan Everyone's favorite gay Catholic conservative Obama fan.
- FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver is politics' hottest number wonk.
- Matthew Yglesias, formerly The Atlantic's liberal guy, now at Think Progress.
- Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic's political guy.
- Daily Kos Ground zero of the liberal blogoshpere. The orange titan.
- Eschaton by Atios, a Philadelphia-based economist known for his sarcasm and minimalist blogging style.
- Hullabaloo by Digby, one of the best liberal blogs.
- Orcinus: Keeping watch on the dangerous edge of right-wing lunacy.
- Glen Greenwald Sometimes it seems like he's defending our Constitution all by himself.
- Crooks and Liars Lots of fun multi-media links at this liberal site.
- Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy "Something to read until Bush gets us all killed, or rather Obama gets us all ponies."
- slacktivist A Christian takin' on the Christianists. Amen, brother!
- Rod Dreher, a conservative Christian struggling with the reality of modernity.
- Feministing My favorite feminist blog. And it wins the "Best Blog Logo" award.
- Jon Swift "I am a reasonable conservative who likes to write about politics and culture. Since the media is biased I get all my news from Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and Jay Leno monologues."
- The Hotline's Blogometer A good summary of what's going on in the political blogosphere, both left and right.
- Taegan Goddard's Political Wire Good site for political news from lots of sources.
- No Man's Blog A retired Air Force Cryptologic Linguist rants about politics and religion. Not a fan of liberalism.
- Dylan Matthews, a young blogger with a reading list similar to my own (and a better blog).
- Intrade, where you can gamble on the outcome of political races, and more importantly, see what odds your candidate is getting.
- GREE International / OpenFeint, a gaming connectivity and e-commerce company, and my current employer. And possibly yours, too: we're hiring!
- Emotiv Systems, my erstwhile employer. They're making a headset that allows you to control video games with your mind.
- My computer gaming resume Because you want to pay me to make computer games.
- My LinkedIn page Wouldn't it be an honor to have me as a connection?
- My Voiceover Page Hire my voice to read your story, narrate your documentary, tout your product, or be in your game.
- Dust Storm A one-person show by Rick Foster that I perform. It's about the Japanese-American internment during WWII and the painter Chiura Obata.
- My acting resume Because you want to know what great works I've performed.
- Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley The church I attend and in which I got married.
- Bible Study for Atheists Unbelievers take a look at that book that has the monotheists in such a tizzy.
Social and Personal
- Love and Survival with Fragile X Our son Quinn has fragile X, a genetic disorder that causes mental retardation and other symptoms.
- Food not "Food", my wife's food blog. If you want to know what home made food we're eating, this is the place to go.
- Princess Sianessa's Distraction A Brooklyn-based poet, excellent chef, and mom of a toddler blogs about whatever she wants to.
- Family Photo Albums Our public photo albums. Mostly Quinn!
- The Mad Latinist's Journal An eccentric classical language scholar's personal blog.
- Almost Infamous A geeky lawyer from Singapore writes about diverse topics.
- Paul Dosh A long-time friend and politcal science professor at Macalester who has some great slam poems at his myspace page. Hear about his adventures doing research in South America on his blog Equal Footing.
- Shailja Patel Poet, performer, writer.
- Dungeons & Dragons One of my favorite things.
- EN World, the biggest D&D fan site on the web.
- Gamepolitics.com: the intersection of two of my favorite things: gaming and politics. Unfortunately, the results are usually stupid.
- Maxminis.com A site dedicated to D&D Miniatures, which I collect, use for D&D, and play the skirmish game with.
- Order of the Stick The best D&D cartoon I know of.
- xkcd A cartoon in which geeky stick figures talk about math, language, and romance.
- The Onion Satirical Magazine. Sad how true it often is. The AV club has Savage Love.
- The Exile Their hideous misanthropy and vulgarity is a guilty pleasure. The War Nerd column is a particular favorite.
- I am a proud, card-carrying member of the following organizations:
Because the "war on drugs" is one of the moral travesties of our time.
- ACLU Someone's gotta stand up for the Constitution.
- Amnesty International Someone's gotta say torture is wrong.
- Sierra Club, because Someone's gotta protect the environment. But like idiots they sometimes endorse Republicans, so no link for them!
- Planned Parenthood The puritans aren't just anti-choice, they are anti-contraception and anti-pleasure.
- Other organizations I support:
- Jeff Sessions and Special Needs Education
- Time to animate a dead horse
- Just seeing if this thing is alive
- My Kerbal Space Program flag
- Federal Reserve Chair
- I will be performing Dust Storm at Theatre Esprit ...
- PlayHaven is hiring!
- Finally, an Update to Storyteller Dice Roller!
- We're not supposed to talk about the guns
- GREE International is hiring!
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