Hypothetically, let’s say you lost the Nevada primary because of your failed efforts to suppress the vote in 2008. Specifically, you attempted to suppress the vote of a particularly powerful union, the […]
Now pinch hitting, number 42, Bill Clinton (by Paul Szep)
The best class I have ever taken: HIST143, the History of Fascism and Nazism
In the spring of 1994, I was a junior studying electrical engineering at Penn State. I had two general education credits left if I was going to graduate in four years, but […]
Senator Claire McCaskill tweets to weaken ACES (updated)
Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is calling for a further weakening of the American Climate and Energy Security Act (ACES) that passed out of the House last week. Of course, that’s not […]
The Scholars & Rogues Manifesto: what are we doing here?
It has been alleged that Scholars & Rogues is not, strictly speaking, a political blog. Sure, we write about overtly political issues and devote our share of time to things like media […]
What are you doing online? Blogging and politics series continues…
Part two of the Zero Coordinate and EccentricProduction Web documentary series on blogging and political media is now posted. Have a look.
Where Are You Online?: Episode 1 – Political Media
Back during the DNC S&R hooked up with the team from Zero Coordinate and EccentricProduction on the Tent State march and our interview with Lee Camp. Natalie, Paul and Chris were in […]
Saturday Video Roundup: Lee Camp LIVE at the Big Tent
We’ve mentioned Lee Camp’s performance at the DNC in Denver a time or three, and our friends at Eccentric Production/Zero Coordinate have now posted it for your viewing pleasure. Funny stuff – […]
Saturday Video Roundup: "This is the guilt I'll live with for the rest of my life…monsters aren't born, monsters are created…"
As noted a couple weeks ago, the S&R team hooked up with the crew from Zero Coordinate and Eccentric Production at the DNC in Denver. In addition to their invaluable help in […]
Pro-Life, Pro-Obama: is it possible?
That’s the debate I’ve been having with an old college friend whom I’ve recently reconnected with.He’s become a Catholic since we knew one another back in the ‘80s, and is a deep-thinking, […]