Tag: Stephen Colbert

Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.”

Posted in News

HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

We are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832.

Posted in News, Music and Activism

Rundown from an Epic Day

With the help of George Lopez, Stephen Colbert, 50 Cent, Dave Matthews and hundreds of volunteers, HeadCount registered around 40,000 voters on National Voter Registration Day. Here’s how it all went down.

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Personal Liberty Issue Update: Ron Paul, Stephen Colbert and Dr. Dre

From Michele Bachmann to Willie Nelson, liberty – or the lack thereof – seems to be on everyone’s minds these days.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Observations from the Sanity Rally (Part II)

Another set of observations from a HeadCount volunteer (a DC local)

Posted in Uncategorized, HeadCount Community

Observations from the Sanity Rally (Part I)

A HeadCount volunteer sums up the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

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Rally to Restore Sanity taking hold across America

A rally to “Restore Sanity?” Have we as a nation really gone so mad that we need a mass movement to bring us back to reality?

Posted in Politics and Elections, Trends in Music and Society

Food & Farm Policy Issue Update: McDonald’s Takes Heat for Marketing to Kids

Fast food giant McDonald’s has been getting a lot of attention lately, and it’s doubtful they’re “lovin’ it.”

Posted in Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

Climate Change Movement Digs Self Out Of Snow

When a pair of snowstorms pounded Washington DC, climate-change skeptics were quick to call for an end to any discussion of global warming or climate-related legislation. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) tweeted, “It’s going to keep snowing until Al Gore cries uncle,” and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin called global warming “snake oil science.” It’s left…