Posted inEvents, Party Politics

Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren to anchor Wednesday night lineup at the 2012 DNC

For­mer Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton and Mass­a­chu­setts U.S. Sen­ate hope­ful Eliz­a­beth War­ren will anchor the Wednes­day prime­time line­up at the 2012 Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion in Char­lotte, the par­ty announced today. Wednes­day will be the sec­ond-to-last day of the con­ven­tion. Since the mid-1990s, the Demo­c­ra­t­ic nom­i­nee for vice pres­i­dent has tra­di­tion­al­ly accept­ed the nom­i­na­tion on the Wednesday […]

Posted inAnnouncements

A new chapter for the NPI Advocate

On behalf of the NPI team, I’m excit­ed to announce that this week marks the begin­ning of a new chap­ter in the his­to­ry of The Advo­cate, our sec­ond old­est project and pri­ma­ry pub­li­ca­tion. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been devel­op­ing a plan to fresh­en up and strength­en The Advo­cate, and begin­ning today, we’re putting […]

Posted inUnscheduled Programming

Goodbye, Ichiro

This after­noon, the Seat­tle Mariners announced that the team’s best known play­er, known around these parts of the coun­try sim­ply as “Ichi­ro”, had been trad­ed to the New York Yan­kees for two minor league play­ers and cash con­sid­er­a­tions after more than a dozen sea­sons in the Emer­ald City. The news took the Pacif­ic North­west and the […]

Posted inHolidays

The Declaration of Independence, two hundred and thirty-six years later

In accor­dance with tra­di­tion, we are post­ing the text of the Dec­la­ra­tion of Inde­pen­dence here on The Advo­cate for your enjoy­ment. The Dec­la­ra­tion was pri­mar­i­ly authored by our third pres­i­dent, Thomas Jef­fer­son, who drew heav­i­ly on the think­ing of Enlight­en­ment philoso­phers such as John Locke to per­sua­sive­ly lay out the case for the inde­pen­dence of […]