Archive for October 30th, 2008

Has America lost sight of the true meaning of Halloween? The Onion investigates.

| October 30, 2008 | 6 Replies
Has America lost sight of the true meaning of Halloween?  The Onion investigates.

The Onion has a spirited debate on whether Americans have lost sight of the true meaning of Halloween.  How timely! In The Know: Has Halloween Become Overcommercialized?

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Rachel Maddow updates the campaigns; talks with Obama

| October 30, 2008 | 2 Replies
Rachel Maddow updates the campaigns; talks with Obama

Rachel Maddow talks intelligently, extremely intelligently.   As she reports here, today wasn’t a good day for John McCain. It was a joy to hear Maddow interview with Barack Obama on why he doesn’t attack “conservatives,” the future of energy and Pakistan. Maddow represents the direction journalism needs to go.  Probing, thoughtful and not trying to […]

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John McCain Votes Early … for Obama!

| October 30, 2008 | 1 Reply
John McCain Votes Early … for Obama!

Yes, friends, it’s true. But it’s not accurate. Most of the times I’ve stayed in Cincinnati I have stayed at the house of one John McCain. He told me Dan, I thought you might get a kick from this.  I was contacted by the Sandusky Register.  They had been trying to contact Senator John McCain. […]

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Sarah Palin’s going “rogue” and Jon Stewart’s cookin’

| October 30, 2008 | 4 Replies
Sarah Palin’s going “rogue” and Jon Stewart’s cookin’

A clip from last night’s show:

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“Synchronized Presidental Debating” highlights the lack of meaningful dialogue.

| October 30, 2008 | Reply
“Synchronized Presidental Debating” highlights the lack of meaningful dialogue.

In this video from 23/6, we can exactly how little valuable dialogue arose from the three presidential debates: Funny thing: I don’t exactly blame the candidates for becoming sad little broken records in this reductio ad absurdum. I blame the media for asking the same questions over and over in different words, and for shying […]

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Canvassers

| October 30, 2008 | 28 Replies
Canvassers

Yesterday I needed to get out the door earlier than usual to get to work.  We have a big order due next Monday and a couple extra hours a day will see it done with time to spare.  But I do need that extra time and I don’t really want to work till seven or […]

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