Last year I did a run-down of my year and thought I’d do the same again this year.
I’ve been very encouraged reading the science and technology page on the new website for the Office of the President-Elect. Obama seems to be mentioning science a lot, both in education and on its own: America risks being left behind in the global economy: Revolutionary advances in information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology and other fields are [...]
Oh. How I love Sarah Silverman. (there’s swearing in this so don’t turn up loud at work) The Great Schlep from The Great Schlep on Vimeo. “The Great Schlep aims to have Jewish grandchildren visit their grandparents in Florida, educate them about Obama, and therefore swing the crucial Florida vote in his favour. Don’t have [...]
This episode was shown here on Monday. I just watched it tonight with my son. I literally jumped up out of my seat and said, ‘Yes!!!’ after the McCain-Bush bit. It was so brilliant I had to share it with those of you who may not have seen it. I superheart Jon Stewart.
During the Republican primaries I was thinking “You know, if McCain wins the nomination and ends up winning the election, it’ll be OK. He’s not completely batshit insane, certainly compared to the Bush White House. So if it happens, I’ll be OK with it.” I was always going to vote Democrat, of course, but wasn’t [...]
Anyone who’s been following me on Twitter or reading my Twitter-based status updates on Facebook may have realised I’ve been following the soap opera-like goings-on in the US Republican party. Short recap: first there were was a story on Daily Kos, which has since been deleted, that claimed that Sarah Palin’s 4-month-old baby boy, Trig, [...]