Dubya Photo Funnies

What happened was, Lauren was away during the Democratic Convention, and as a politics junkie, I wanted to watch some of it, so the kid (just turned five) ended up watching a couple of the big speeches with me. (All on webcast, our TV is a movie box, doesn’t get any channels). He’s full of questions so I tried to… Continue reading

Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes, former Lieutenant Governor of Texas speaks about his getting George W Bush and a lot of other wealthy Texans into the National Guard so they could avoid service in Vietnam.   This link has several short video clips of Ben Barnes speaking about George W. Bush and John Kerry.  It’s worth taking a couple minutes to watch.… Continue reading

Interesting Observations

Melanie Matson at Just a Bump in the Beltway presents an interesting point/counterpoint: two articles about campaign appearances by the two candidates: John Kerry: has hecklers in his audience; Kerry and his wife (introducing her husband) actually trade barbs with the pro-Bush hecklers. George W. Bush: restricts attendance at his rallies to his own supporters, and herds protesters into “free… Continue reading

Only Geeks Would Care

Kerry vs. Bush on the WWW Candidate Web Site Webserver information John Kerry JohnKerry.com Server: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) PHP/4.1.2 mod_perl/1.29 mod_ssl/2.8.12 OpenSSL/0.9.6b X-Powered-By: PHP/4.1.2 George W. Bush GeogeWBush.com Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0 X-Powered-By: ASP.NET X-AspNet-Version: 1.1.4322 No suprise that W.’s campaign is hosted on a expensive, buggy, and relatively insecure web server. Source: James A. Chappell… Continue reading

Outdoing Themselves!

Once again Audible and iTunes are beyond awesome!  As a public service, they are providing the world with free downloads of all of the speeches presented at the Democratic National Convention. I suspect they will also provide this free service for the RNC too.  This public service is an excellent example of corporate America making a real and meaningful contribution… Continue reading

Democratic National Convention: Monday Night

Bill Clinton Strength and Wisdom are not opposing values. These are good people in the White House doing what they believe is right. We just disagree. Al Gore Al Gore also made powerful points. I want to just quote the whole of his speech, but for that, simply click here. The first lesson is this:  take it from me-every vote… Continue reading