Posts tagged "election 2012"

Santigold on Voter ID Laws

Something that really concerns me is that people get discouraged because the election process is like watching a bad comedy. It’s all just slander advertisements.
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Ben Gibbard on Gay Marriage

I know there are many issues going around in this election, but I’ve been very active with an organization called Music for Marriage Equality, which…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Killer Mike on Marijuana Laws and Our ‘Blood Oath’

My grandmother took me to the polls when I was literally at her knee. I remember standing in line and looking at the pretty ladie…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

MNDR on the Middle Class and Civil Liberties

At this point we have seen and felt the failure of “trickle down” economics. The gap between the “haves and have-nots” becomes greater and greater…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

fun.’s Jack Antonoff on ‘The Defining Issue of Our Generation’

Without a doubt, gay rights is the defining issue of our generation and of this period in history. Only a couple of decades ago our…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Das Racist’s Dapwell on Respecting the Process

My mother became a United States citizen in 1987 or ’88. She remembers, hazily, taking the test to transfer her Indian citizenship, which involved “English…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Jim James on Health Care

The most important topic to me in this election is healthcare. Everyone, regardless of race, age, creed, or economic standing in this country should be…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Lamb of God’s Mark Morton on the ‘Obvious’ Choice

The most interesting part about this year’s election, for me at least, has been watching the Democrats and Republicans and, really, the American political system…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Dan Deacon on Making Sure Your Vote Counts

It’s hard to believe that someone on the fence or determined not to vote is going to be swayed by some musician or band while…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012

Corin Tucker on Obama and Romney’s ‘Two Very Different Worldviews’

There’s a lot at stake in this election. The two candidates represent very different worldviews that will have a lot of consequences for the way…
SPIN Staff / October 22, 2012
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