it’s in Seattle, but it’s amusing in a Bill Nye or free government money guy kind of way: www.robertrosencrantz.com The idea of having weekly neighborhood walks is a pretty good one, actually. But at every chance he’s talking about broadband access. Is that his only idea? Some time it seems inappropriate to bring up that… Continue reading interesting campaign website
Via Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire, “Team of Rivals“: “Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has changed the title of her forthcoming book to Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. The premise is that the 16th president governed very effectively by putting many of his political rivals in his Cabinet. This caught my eye because… Continue reading “… with a little help from my friends.”
Via LISNews.com, “Florida Wal-Mart Pulls Newspaper, Wants Journalist Fired“: “kathleen writes: ‘Florida’s Pensacola News Journal will no longer be sold at the local Wal-Mart. Editor Randy Hammer noted: ‘Some managers at Wal-Mart didn’t appreciate a column Mark O’Brien wrote in June 2005 for the Pensacola News Journal about the downside of the cheap prices that… Continue reading Every capitalist is a critic …
Via Crooks and Liars, “South Carolina and the Chrisitian Exodus…“: “That is because South Carolina has been chosen as the place for hundreds, even thousands of Christians to move to, in hopes of impacting the government. But people who live here have mixed opinions about the Christian Exodus…” So this move is to South Carolina.… Continue reading Exit stage right …
Via Synergic Earth News “Future Cities” “Dystopic pockets of inequality and dirt inhabit the not so shiny bits. Ask a gathering of leading thinkers in the worlds of architecture and design, and you get a rather different picture. Some 70 million people a year migrate from the country to cities. That is about 130 a… Continue reading Dystopian mobililty
Via The Olympian, Teacher to challenge Kingsbury. Olympia City Council race has 6th candidate” Running but not yet filed, we have another new runner.
Via FoxNews, “Mug-Smashing Mayor” The first Starbucks he got to had heard he was coming and had already safely evacuated its Portland mugs back across the river. “It was because of you,” manager Melanie Goodman admitted. Pollard gave her a hug. The next Starbucks wasn’t so lucky. It had two Portland mugs on display. Pollard… Continue reading Smash the state … er, mug.