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What Do The Terms Clicktivist, Cross-Platforming, and GOTV Mean?

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By Laurel Davila A “clicktivist” is someone who uses social media to facilitate political activism, and who educates voters. (Clicktivist.org)More

 

The Good Guys Get Traction

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President Obama, Senator Reid and Representative Nancy Pelosi pulled off an epic victory for the American people this week when they held strong against the Tea Party’s best efforts to sabotage our government. After fifteen long days of the government...More

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Pot Legalization Bills Introduced, and Why Congress Will Not Legalize Pot

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Public polling shows that a majority of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, but will Congress even consider taking pot off the banned substances list? Today, two members of the House — Rep. Jared Polis [D, CO] and Rep. Earl Blumenauer...More

 

Congress Avoids Fiscal Cliff – Now the Debt Ceiling

Though it took going past the deadline into the New Year, the United States Congress managed to settle on a deal that raises taxes on the wealthiest Americans who make over $400 thousand a year for individuals and $450 thousand...More

 

Predictable Presidential Results Post-Election

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As many might remember in July of this year we released the results of our presidential electoral model to predict the results of the 2012 election. As opposed to many predictive models out there (Nate Silver’s 538 blog being the...More

 

NATE SILVER EAT YOUR HEART OUT

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As many might remember in July of this year we released the results of our presidential electoral model to predict the results of the 2012 election. As opposed to many predictive models out there (Nate Silver's 538 blog being the...More

 

Gen. David Petraeus: The GOP Superman

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Gen. David Petraeus’s sudden resignation as CIA director on Friday is shocking, but what is more shocking is how the GOP and the media is handling this issues. Not they are wondering if his resignation is apart of some sort...More

 

Did Mitt Romney Really Think He Was Going To Win?

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I have been going back and forth on this question. And now that Taegan Goddard, author and former policy advisor has published the above screen shot of Mitt Romney's Presidential Transition Website. I think Mitt and his entire campaign did...More

 

Arizona GOP Senate Candidate Robocalls Democrats And Tells Them To Vote In The Wrong Place

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According to a report by Phoenix, Arizona’s NBC affiliate, Rep. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) U.S. Senate campaign called Democratic voters telling them to vote in the wrong precinct — in some cases as much as 11 miles away from their actual...More

 

My Personal Account of Private vs Government-Public School

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Unlike many kids, I had the privilege to attend both public and private school. Here is an account of the stark difference, from what I remember, between the two. I attended private school in 1st and 5th grade. It was...More