election reactions -- and Kelo shards -- on Nov. 5
- Happy Halloween. In an event sure to fill you with trembling and
dread, Debates at Lolita Bar presents "Yesterday Was the Election:
What's Next?" -- this coming Wednesday, November 5, at 8pm (basement
level of 266 Broome St. at the corner of Broome and Allen St., one
block south of the Delancey St. subway stop on the F, J, M, and Z).
This panel of night-after-the-election reactions and recriminations
will feature Abe Greenwald (online editor at _Commentary_), Ben
Geyerhahn (Democratic consultant to candidates and non-profits), and
Marty Beckerman (author of the hilarious book _Dumbocracy_) -- plus
moderator Michel Evanchik and host Todd Seavey.
P.S. Your host may put in a brief good word for prior Debates at Lolita
Bar attender and current Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr at
the end, even if Barr is not elected president (the polls can be
I will also unveil to the audience historic political relics that
should not be forgotten in all this: actual pieces of the Kelo house
from the infamous eminent domain Supreme Court decision.
With New York governor Paterson quoting Ayn Rand in congressional
testimony this week -- and sometimes opposing eminent domain -- those
pieces of pink-painted wood may not yet be as irrelevant as some would
think. (And that Spitzer scandal keeps on giving.)
Learn more at http://ToddSeavey.com