One of my favorite things about Inauguration Day is the crowd. Ladies in ankle-length fur coats, hipsters in hip-huggers, gentlemen in ankle-length fur coats, kids in find-me-in-a-crowd-colored coats, couples, bottle-blond women, natural-haired women, men in fishing caps and men in campaign caps. It almost feels like an accurate demographic sampling of America.
Here’s the [...]
Ok, thanks to Sinead Toolis I made 25 calls for Obama for America. It was a surprisingly painless experience, and I feel a lot better about the election now.
You’ve got an hour before 9pm on the West Coast, so if you have a few minutes, call NV voters. President Obama needs to catch [...]
I’ll skip the references to sexual aftermath (NSFW) which are most commonly associated with Senator Santorum. His own words are filthy enough. (In case you’re wondering why Santorum matters, he was within 8 votes of winning the Iowa Republican Presidential Caucus, which gives him a platform for hate he hasn’t had since he spoke on [...]
I am so excited! One of my photos was used as the front cover image for The Tartan. See screen-shot above. The Tartan has been CMU’s primary newspaper since 1906. They kindly let me use one of their beautiful cameras when I told them I was going to the inauguration. Another one of my [...]
Today I had a Professor ask me whether my generation understands that we took control of our country yesterday. He is wrong. We, as a generation, did not take control. We, as a generation, made a commitment.
We have taken responsibility for America.
As soon as I thought that I felt burdened but also empowered. [...]