The issues important to me: Why I’m voting Green this year

Wherein a politician tells his 8-year-old son he plays piano in an opium den because he doesn't want the kid to know he's really in politics. Tuesday is election day here in the U.S. It's a day when a bunch of people puff up their chest and smile proudly about civic duty (though most of […]

I support gay marriage, and I am not a lustful cockmonster

I'm breaking from my publishing schedule to make sure you read this. Because it's fucking great. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has come out in favor of a Maryland bill that would allow marriage equality in the state. Fair enough. Maryland legislator Emmett Burns sent a letter to Ayanbadejo's boss – the owner of the […]

Guest Post: Could mixed martial arts save the New York State budget?

This is a guest post from Alexia Krause at MMA Industries. Obviously, she's got an angle on this, so take it at face value. Personally, I'm open to any reasonable suggestion to help this state dig out of its budget crisis. With the New York state deficit hitting $8 billion, steps need to be taken […]