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Friday, April 25, 2008

Cuddle Party Finally Airing!

The media-friendly Cuddle Party in which I participated a couple months ago, during which I was interviewed, will finally be featured tomorrow night (Saturday, 26 April) on CBS3 in Philadelphia, at 11 pm. If you're intrigued by what you see, visit for more info.

Eric Hamell

P.S. If you missed the broadcast, you can see the video at

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Greens Holding Presidential Caucus Next Week

I will be casting my first-preference vote for John Sweeney (president of the AFL-CIO), and second preference for None of the Above. The official announcement follows.

Title: Green Party of Philadelphia Presidential Caucus
Date: Tuesday April 29, 2008
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Philadelphia Ethical Society Building, 1st floor
Street: 1906 South Rittenhouse Square
City State Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-243-7103 (GPoP msg)

This is the quadrennial local event where registered Greens express there preferences for a national presidential candidate. We will use instant runoff voting (irv) tallied at the state level to bind our delegates to the national Presidential Nominating Convention to be held in July.

The candidates include:

Jesse Johnson (WV)

Cynthia McKinney (CA)

Kent Mesplay (CA)

Kat Swift (TX)

One can also write-in another choice or vote for "no candidate".

See for additional info.

Saturday, April 05, 2008

I've discovered a really cool site.

It's called The Frame Problem and concerns "the intersections of cognition, politics, and religion" among other things. I hope to find much material there that may be of aid to me and my study group on Psychology and Social Change. The URL is