Posts tagged ‘election’

Election blackouts in the social media era

Canada has a federal election next week. Please vote. If you live in Eastern Canada, your vote may be counted before our polls out west close.…

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I Don’t Know What To Think About Our Government

As you’ve probably heard, our federal government has gone a bit mad. If nothing else, this political crisis has taught an unsuspecting nation the meaning of…

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Yes They Can (Mostly)

Well, some of my faith in the US is restored this morning. Senator Obama’s election to the White House is an extraordinary gesture of hope that…

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A Report From Obama, Japan

On this historic day in American history, I wanted to reference Sarah’s excellent report from the coincidentally-named town of Obama, Japan: I spent the past weekend…

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The Ground War in Pennsylvania

I feel like I’m recommending a This American Life episode every other week, but it’s a reflection of how much I enjoy the show. Last week’s…

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The Bits Around the Sex Scenes

Via Digg and Cracked, here’s the first safe-for-work minute of “Who’s Nailin’ Paylin”. The acting (and setup, and set for that matter) is hilariously awful: Here’s…

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Can I Get a ‘Meh’?

We were in the US this past long weekend, so we only got news of last night’s election when I logged into the AT&T wifi at…

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Tag Clouds, Election-Style

I’m a big fan of Wordle. Everybody likes pretty tag clouds, but until recently, I’ve had no practical use for the tool. What with the forthcoming…

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