Articles in category 'Politics'

So one of my favorite things to think about is politics. I feel kinda guilty admitting that, as it’s given much more attention and importance than I feel it deserves. At the same time, it’s been a long time since I’ve had such mixed feelings about an election. Two years ago, I believed Obama was […]

By Chris, 27. October 2008, 23:33 o'clock

I live in a town. In Virginia, towns are located inside counties and are below the county level of government. It appears that Fairfax county (which contains 3 towns and roughly 21,000 voters – ~1 million total county population) requires all town candidates to run as independents. I was planning to vote in the Vienna […]

By Chris, 5. May 2008, 23:11 o'clock

A daily Drew drawing from Toothpaste for Dinner.

By Chris, 25. September 2007, 09:31 o'clock

This is one of the best political posts I’ve read in a long time. Courtesy of History in the Making. I can’t tell you how many e-mails I got before Tuesday about the Christian values at stake in this election. The calls to prayer… the passionate pleas to mobilize our congregation… I haven’t heard from […]

By Chris, 9. November 2006, 21:15 o'clock

I have a love-hate relationship with politics.  It’s stuff like this that makes me hate politics: SUGAR LAND, Tex., Oct. 30 — President Bush said terrorists will win if Democrats win and impose their policies on Iraq, as he and Vice President Cheney escalated their rhetoric Monday in an effort to turn out Republican voters […]

By Chris, 31. October 2006, 09:10 o'clock

Since we’ve “foiled” another terrorist plot, what you can bring on an airplane has been cut down again. And who says we’re winning the war on terror? As all our freedoms leave us, it makes me think that we’d be better off if we had some people die in terrorist attacks, but kept our freedoms. […]

By Chris, 10. August 2006, 08:24 o'clock

Look at what The Washington Post had to say about it WASHINGTON — President Bush was the host of the annual congressional picnic Thursday at the White House, but it was his chief of staff’s band that came close to stealing the show. (more) A little over a week ago, my dad gets a call […]

By Chris, 15. June 2006, 23:20 o'clock

Tonight, I heard Iraqi General Georges Sada speak about what God is doing in Iraq. Sada is an evangelical Christian, who was a top advisor to Saddam Hussein, and should have been killed many times for things that he told Saddam. He told many interesting stories about how he met Saddam (giving him a ride […]

By Chris, 22. May 2006, 21:49 o'clock

The Washington Post reports that the UN wants the military prison at Guantanamo Bay closed down and all the prisoners either tried or released. Guantanamo Bay is something that makes me embarassed to say that I’m an American. We’re supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave, but humiliating […]

By Chris, 19. May 2006, 12:08 o'clock

I think this may be the best legalese footnote I’ve ever seen: A certain four-letter verb for “copulate,” of possible Scandinavian origin (see Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary (1977) p. 463, col. 2) appears frequently in the record along with its gerundive and a related noun involving the maternal parent. From footnote 1 of this California […]

By Chris, 24. March 2006, 11:35 o'clock