Where are the Women in This Presidential Election?

Where, oh where, have the womenfolk gone? I may have been spoiled last presidential election, but the 2012 campaign season has been so dudely I can hardly stand it. Read More Where are the Women in This Presidential Election?

Recap: Scandal, Episode 1.06, “The Trail”

The scene opens with the president and Olivia at her apartment. Just where we left off. He shows her the tape and strongly suggests that she hears it. (Um”¦ what it if wasn’t Amanda on the tape? Who the heck has that then?) Read More Recap: Scandal, Episode 1.06, “The Trail”

True North: The Political Compass and You

The recent Republican and Tea Party debates mean only one thing: the Presidential campaign is in full swing far earlier than anyone could possibly want. Over the next (long, long) fifteen months, I am sure that annoying people on the internet and supposed professionals alike will be throwing out words like “socialist,” “libertarian,” and “fascist” without any regard for what they truly mean. What can you do about it? You can’t stop them, but you can arm yourself with information. A great way to get an easy to understand overview of ideologies without leaving the comfort of the internet is the Political Compass. The site offers analysis and references along with a quick quiz to help you place yourself on the political spectrum. Read More True North: The Political Compass and You