Got robocalls? Live in California? Report them here. Robocalling is illegal in California, although thus far, the PUC has been slow to act on the deluge of illegal calls. Mainly, that’s because people get pissed, but they don’t know how to report them. Let the PUC know that you’re tired of stupid robocalls! (I got four on Saturday, only one of which deigned to provide me with the originating number so that I could report it.)
Do you live in a swing state? Do you (or someone you know) have uncertainties about the rules at the polls? The Obama campaign has kindly pulled together a set of state by state guidelines detailing acceptable identification, polling station hours, and other goodies.
Holy moly! A mercenary company offered to “detain troublemakers” at the polls in Oregon! (I thought Oregon was vote by mail only?)
Obama has issued a statement opposing Proposition 8 (in response to a flier campaign which blatantly misrepresented him). Still, nice to hear that he finally came out (ha ha) against hate. 48 hours before the election, of course, but still.
Thanks to the eight people (!) who emailed me this story about disparities in health insurance costs between men and women over the weekend. The short version: if you have a vagina, you will pay more for health insurance. Even if maternity care is excluded from your policy.
The Huffington Post has a whole Big News page just for stories about voting problems!
LA CityBeat has a good question: who wants to be President of Hell?
Here’s Barack Obama appearing on the Daily Show to answer that question (among others).
Michael Myers Is So Goddamned Clever is my NaBloPoMo featured blog of the day; go check it out!