South Asian American Youth

Posted by Katherine | Monday, August 11th, 2008

Bobby Jindal on Fox [Maitri Venkat-Ramani / Flickr] Ravi is an 18-year-old guest blogger at the South Asian American group blog Sepia Mutiny. He'll be at the Democratic convention and is gearing up for it by thinking about the healthy desi youth interest in this election (hat tip to volunteer curator ...

David Remnick and Rebekah the Ron Paul Twin

Posted by Ann | Friday, July 18th, 2008

[Ann Raber is a BallotVox co-curator.] It is frequently remarked that politics makes strange bedfellows. Well, last week New Yorker editor David Remnick and Ron Paul Twin Rebekah, two media figures who would be hard pressed to have less in common, found themselves in similar positions. Both Remnick and Rebekah were ...

Libertarian Convention

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 30th, 2008

Libertarians held their nominating convention last weekend in Denver, CO. They picked, as their candidate, former Georgia Republican representative Bob Barr. Apparent Libertarian Carlos attended the convention and recorded the scene on the floor: [is a brahmin / Flickr] Much of the post-convention talk seems to center on whether or not Barr ...

ReLOVEution on a Median

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 16th, 2008

Somewhere out there in America, on a highway median earlier this month, circax found some Ron Paul supporters loving up the Revolution (thanks, Misa Dayson): [circax / Flickr] It almost looks like they might be having a cookout.

Gas-Tax Math for McCain

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 2nd, 2008

This sarcastic engineer is armed with a calculator, and he's no fool. He tells John McCain that his proposed summer "gas-tax holiday" (which Clinton supports and Obama opposes) is ridiculous. The engineer figures it will save each American a grand total of 30 dollars. Which, compared to what we'll be ...

Happy Ron Paul Fan

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

John McCain may be the presumptive Republican nominee, but Ron Paul is still running, and many of his supporters remain dedicated. Also, apparently, very happy. This cheerful Nebraskan was captured on the streets of Lincoln by Bertrand, a half-French, half-Chilean Parisian (thanks, Ann Raber): [Delgoff / Flickr] Bertrand includes this photo in ...

Montana Republican Caucus

Posted by Katherine | Friday, April 18th, 2008

Driving in to Bozeman [meganpru / Flickr] An anonymous moderate Republican student at Bozeman High in Montana attended the local Republican caucus on Super Tuesday. He/she may be voting for the first time this year but is already an astute observer of the way primaries can play to polarized voters (hat ...

Farewell, Fair Tax

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

[trialkat / Flickr] This picture by trialkat was taken at a Fair Tax rally in Jacksonville, FL, where Mike Huckabee played his bass. The boy is holding a dollar bill autographed by Huckabee, and the photo seemed a fitting adieu to the candidate, who, after last night's primaries, conceded the GOP ...