Yes We Can

BY debbie in General |

Democrats were not the only creatures rejoicing last night; even farm animals had reason to celebrate. And it's not because they were all pro-Obama (although I'm certain many of them were). Instead, the critters were celebrating the fact that Proposition 2 - the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act - passed in California yesterday! And thanks to this act, 20 million farm animals can rest a little easier, knowing that it will be illegal in that state to confine ... Read More
Not only did I have a new and exciting prez to vote for this election, but it seemed like an endless amount of propositions that I had get on too. One of the most important and controversial one is Prop 8 . It would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California. Hellz NO was I going to vote yes on that nasty Prop 8. Why would we want to deny other citizens their legal rights just because of their sexual orientation? This is the same ... Read More
If you happen to find yourself in the UK this month, do not miss the East London Craft Guerilla Christmas Designer Market, Saturday November the 22nd in Wanstead E11. They have everything you'll need under one roof. Want to give an original gift? This is the place to shop. Give your family and friends some hand made loveliness! A selection of hand made gifts, art, craft, fashion and more, direct from the makers!Grove Hall, Wanstead United Reform ... Read More

Voting Is Easy And Fun!

BY Emily Rems in General |

OK lay-deez! It's our time to shine as we flex our political muscle at the polls, so don't blow it! Here to help out with any last minutes issues you may have as you head out to excercise your franchise are some helpful voting tips from MoveOn.org:Find your polling place by calling 1-866-OUR-VOTE. Voter ID laws vary by state, but if you have ID, bring it. Not on the list? Make sure you're at the right polling place, then demand a provisional ballot. If ... Read More
Just got back from voting, it was fun and I'm glad that my nabe is not very residential, because the line wasn't too bad, I only had to wait about 30 minutes. I was worried that they would have one of those new, fancy electronic booths, and that I would accidentally lose my vote, like Oprah almost did, but not to worry. There they were, the rickety old machines from the 60's that my parents used to take me to when I was a kid-- So Steam Punky!. Just curious how ... Read More