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Rest in peace, Madelyn Dunham

Barack Obama’s grandmother died this morning. Tutu, ya done good. Very very good.

Can I vote on your marriage?

More on Proposition 8. I have a Japanese sister-in-law. If it were the 1940s, members of my family would have been hauled away to internment camps for the duration of the war. If it were earlier days, the marriage of my brother and sister in law would have been illegal. I have a sister-in-law born […]

Twitter your vote

How’s voting in your area? Use Twitter to report in. Details in this movie, and for more go to

From FDR to this election: an 83-year-old man recalls

This YouTube video is of a friend’s father, Michael Galloway. (Remember the Taryton man who’d rather fight than switch? That’s him!) He recalls his first political involvement at the age of 8, while he campaigns for Obama along Pacific Coast Highway, and the impact of FDR’s inauguration ceremony.