Politics: August 2006

I've been seeing another

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2006 | 11:24 AM | comments

I have a confession to make, gentle readers. I've been seeing another blog. It started out simply enough. The casual flirtation of hanging out together for a short while, checking each other out and then parting ways quickly. Soon I...Read More


I've been seeing another

Filed by Bil Browning | August 30, 2006 | 11:24 AM | comments

I have a confession to make, gentle readers. I've been seeing another blog. It started out simply enough. The casual flirtation of hanging out together for a short while, checking each other out and then parting ways quickly. Soon I...Read More


Door knocking

Filed by Bil Browning | August 27, 2006 | 10:36 AM | comments

Jerame, Paige and I are going together as a family today to do something we've never done before... No, we're not going skeet shooting. Nope - no cow tipping either. We're going door knocking for Russell Brown's campaign for State...Read More


Voter Registration Aimed at Conservatives

Filed by Annette Gross | August 19, 2006 | 11:44 PM | comments

It seems that a voter registration drive is being aimed at conservatives here in Indiana. Two groups, The Indiana Family Institute and Advance America, plan on distributing voter guides and setting up voter registration drives. An article in the Star...Read More


Trannie chicken is cock of the walk

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2006 | 12:15 PM | comments

You know, whenever I hear of the LGBT community being labeled as "freaks of nature" or some such bullshit, I always think of the stories of "our people" in the animal kingdom. There are several stories about gay penguins or...Read More


Petition in support of Fair Elections

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | August 11, 2006 | 5:44 AM | comments

Tom Vilsack, the Governor of Iowa, in a Lest We Forget Katherine Harris move, is recognizing the critical role that Secretaries of State sometimes play in shaping the outcome of important elections. To highlight the importance of having fair, honest...Read More


Is Standardization About To Spread?

Filed by Bruce Parker | August 10, 2006 | 11:56 PM | comments

Today, the federal commission that was appointed by Education Secretary Margaret Spellings approved the final draft of their report. This concludes the year long process to meet their charge to review the state of higher education in America and offer...Read More


I ain't buying it.... Are you?

Filed by Bruce Parker | August 06, 2006 | 8:39 PM | comments

The recent conversation over on Advance Indiana has left me thinking alot about our frameworks for understanding global issues and the ways propaganda and rhetoric factor into public perceptions. Instead of weighing in through AI, I decided to move my...Read More


Paint Irvington Blue!

Filed by Bil Browning | August 04, 2006 | 9:10 AM | comments

(Editor's note: The following is a guest post by Kevin Fyffe. While I've been busy working on other projects this week, Kevin volunteered to write the post to promote this important GIFA event. While the general information is on the...Read More


Russ Brown Funder

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 02, 2006 | 10:38 PM | comments

Fundraiser to support the election in Senate District 31 -for- State Senate Candidate Russ Brown Join us after your workday ends! Monday, August 7, 2006 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM 664 East Arch Street, Indianapolis YOUR HOSTS: Gary...Read More


Fear of Fucking

Filed by Sheila S. Kennedy | August 01, 2006 | 12:25 PM | comments

This morning, the Indianapolis Star ran an article suggesting that the FDA might retreat from its insistence that access to "Plan B"--the morning-after pill--be only by prescription. The agency "might" allow women over 18 to purchase it over the counter,...Read More