Thoughts from the set of The Government We Created

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Last week, Nancy shot a commercial for the MayDay Campaign's #MaydayIn30 competition. For those of you who don't know, Mayday is the brainchild of Lawrence Lessig, a clever lawyer and political theorist who, among other things, cofounded the Creative Commons. Anyway, Mayday is a "SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs" and is intended to promote campaign finance reform on Congress. You can learn more about Mayday in a lot of places, but two videos I like a lot are http://vimeo.com/93299391 And http://youtu.be/mw2z9lV3W1g Okay, so all of that said, Nancy shot a commercial for the #Maydayin30 competition. You can watch the video below, and you can vote for it (until Oct 17th) … [Continue reading]

Spicy garlic spinach sandwich

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Lately I've had a bit of a sore throat, so I decided to throw together a sandwich that has a little throat soothing zing! to it. It only took about ten minutes to throw it all together, and if your diet is anything like mine, you are likely to have several/all of the ingredients lying around your house Ingredients 8 ounces baby spinach 8 cloves of garlic 1 shallot 4 Thai chili peppers 10 fresh basil leaves 5 fresh mint leaves Juice of 1 lemon 1 tbs olive oil 2 hoagie rolls or french bread Salt and pepper to taste makes two sandwiches Start by dicing the garlic, onion, and peppers, and slicing the basil and mint into small strips. Heat the olive oil over … [Continue reading]