Lincoln

Movies, Drama

Lincoln

1 Comment 23 November 2012

With the drama of the last election still fresh in our memories, it is a welcome adventure to journey back into year 1865 and see the political machinery of the US in action. The movie chronicles a short period in the life of Lincoln between winning re-lection and getting assassinated. It documents in great detail the drama of how Lincoln won the passage of the 13th amendment to the constitution, banning slavery for all time, while the Civil War is still ranging on.

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Sarah Silverman on Voter Suppression

Diary, Astute Observations, Movies

Sarah Silverman on Voter Suppression

No Comments 2 October 2012

It’s been four years since Sarah Silverman made a video for The Great Schlep, encouraging people to go to Florida and convince their grandparents to vote for Obama (“Vote for Obama, gonna visit Grandmama; vote for McCain, to me you’re a shit stain.”) She’s back, with “Get Nana a Gun,” a spot-on video about voter suppression.

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