Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Cartoon: The Hard Part

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Cartoon: Cartoon: The Hard Part

Cartoon: Hagan in the Race

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Cartoon: Hagan in the Race

Cartoon: A Little Loophole

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Cartoon: A Loophole

“The Genocide of Southern Culture”

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

A letter writer in today’s News and Record compares the sale of Mexican flag license plates with genocide:
Now I ask, why is the N.C. license plate office allowed to sell a plate with a flag of a foreign country but not a Confederate flag plate? … This is just another example of the increasing genocide [...]

NASA Hiding Airline Safety Data?

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

From CNN:
An unprecedented national survey of pilots by the U.S. government has found that safety problems like near collisions and runway interference occur far more frequently than previously recognized. But the government is withholding the information, fearful it would upset air travelers and hurt airline profits.

Among other results, the pilots reported at least twice [...]

Iraq War Coalition Fatalities

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

A visual (and aural) representation of coalition deaths in Iraq over time since the beginning of the war.
The animation runs at ten frames per second – one frame for each day – and a single black dot indicates the geographic location that a coalition military fatality occurred … Accompanying the visual representation is a soft [...]

Cartoon: Haw River

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Cartoon: Haw River

When “Pro-Family” = “Anti-Family”

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Joel Gillespie recently wrote a great post outlining his views on the “pro-family” label and some of the problems with the accuracy and selective application of that label. Joel says that a better label might be “pro-traditional family”.
In my reply to his post, I said:
One area that I would question is that of gay marriage. [...]

Cartoon: Greensboro City Leaders Blaze a Trail

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Cartoon: Greensboro City Leaders Blaze a Trail

Coming Soon: Wray/Johnson Transcript

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

According to Cara Michele in a comment on Ed Cone’s blog, the Greensboro City Council has voted 9-0 to release the recording and transcript of the Wray/Johnson conversation that preceded Wray’s resignation:
Council just voted (9-0) to release the tape and transcript of the conversation between David Wray, Mitchell Johnson and the City’s personnel director, on [...]