Monthly Archives: September 2012

Can I See Your ID?

The Rachel Maddow Show on Voter Suppression Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders (I), Vermont Voter suppression is a disturbing element of the 2012 election. Several states are pushing a photo ID requirement for the November election, with laws backed by … Continue reading

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Here it comes…

As we get closer to election day, people are getting beginning to make their final decisions on who they are voting for. In some states, people have already started to vote, but is it too early to be sure? This … Continue reading

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Half Truths = Whole Lies

I’ll be honest: I hate politics. Call me naive, but I never really know who to trust. And I especially hate Presidential Elections because everything just feels so unrealistic. It’s no wonder so many people don’t vote! I, like many … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s Influence on Voters: “It Takes One”

Lady Bird Johnson beautified America’s highways, Barbara and Laura Bush promoted education and literacy, Nancy Reagan encouraged kids to , “Just Say No” to drugs, and Jackie Kennedy refurbished and opened up the White House to all Americans.  Since our … Continue reading

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Wake The F*** Up – The Answer to our Apathy

We all remember the dazzling young-ish Obama of the 2008 election and the excitement that surrounded him.  Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” made his image literally iconic and it was hard not to be anything but ecstatic about this candidate after the … Continue reading

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Disillusioned Voters

     Warning: As with much contemporary music, this song has some strong and offensive lyrics.      It is common for young voters to lack interest and “tune out” when it comes to politics. According to Harvard’s IOP Poll, … Continue reading

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Politics 101: The Electoral College

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZFvWbLobFU&feature=g-upl

The electoral college is confusing and weird. In this video I explain it and then talk about why it does and (mostly) doesn’t work. What do you think?

-Allan Van Vliet

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