The Ron Paul "Phenomenon" and Gene McCarthy

David Neiwert wrote a post this week about the nature of Ron Paul’s support, most of it a response to Glenn Greenwald’s post excoriating the media for ignoring what appears to be a major grassroots movement judging by the amount of money Paul’s been able to raise. Neiwert explains that the...

Ron Paul’s Past – and Present – Support

I don’t want to beat this into the ground, honestly, but having been called a series of names for writing two pretty innocuous posts on Ron Paul and his supporters by those supporters, many of whom don’t appear to know very much about Paul’s history, I decided this post was necessary. But...

Ron Paul in NH

It’s still a little early to go bragging about the accuracy of my patented Political Sign Analysis Technique (PSAT) but I would be dissing my own ego-needs if I didn’t at least mention that today’s WaPo features an article on how Ron’s “Disciples” (the reporter’s...

Just Once, Please Listen

It is impossible to ignore the significance that the internet has had on American politics.  From organization, communication, and opinion dissemination, the world wide web has rapidly grown into a tool used increasingly from insiders to laymen, and for the most part this is a great thing.  If we’ve...