Category Archives: Campaign 2008

Political Technology Answers for a Research Questionaire

I was contacted by a researcher in the past two weeks to get some thoughts on the technologies for political campaigns this year. Thought the answers to these questions might be interesting to my readership. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Government By the People 2.0

Tonight, I spent the evening listening to a number of people discussing the future of the Obama Administration and how technology may enable it. I live-blogged the event and provide my transcript below: NYSIA January Monthly Meeting: Government By the … Continue reading

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The Difference between Change and Control

On the latest Yi-Tan Tech Conference Call, Jerry Michalski sent us a link to a terrific visual that literally says it all (from Gong Szeto’s blog):

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A moment when time(s square) stood still.

President-elect Obama – you have the weight of a Nation on your shoulders. Bear it well and with the courage you spoke of. This is your time to show America – and the world – what it truly means to be a leader.

Thank you for that moment sir. I think I know now what my family spoke of when Jack Kennedy became President. It has been an honor being part of this moment of history. Continue reading

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Florida Election Ballot Special

Simply put – wanted to thank all of my readers who have written me and commented on the posts for this election. To make it easier to find answers to your questions, I wanted to provide a link to all of the posts for your information. Continue reading

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Christine Jennings / Vern Buchanan for Florida District 13

In my conversations with her Campaign Manager and her Communications Director, I learn a lot about the differences between the two candidates and asked for a comparison between the two candidates. Following is a breakdown of both Vern Buchanan’s positions/actions as Congressman and Ms. Jennings’ positions on the issues. Continue reading

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Twitter Vote Report launches! Report what’s happening yourself!

One of the projects I have been working with is twittervotereport.com and the following video is a reasonably fun way to learn about what is happening right before your eyes: Cameos by Nancy Scola, Billy Gray, Beka Economopoulos, Matt Cooperrider … Continue reading

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Oliver Parker / Fred Segal for Broward Soil & Water Conservation District

So – after a blog comment expressing a familiar refrain of frustration on who are Oliver Parker and Fred Segal, I decided to dial some of my contacts and look into reaching out to the two candidates for the position of Broward County Soil and Water Conservation District 3. Continue reading

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Choice for our future: strong leader, strong cabinet please.

It is my sincere expectation (hope often sounds weak) that President Obama uses the resources found all over this great land – from Democrats to Republicans, from Keynesian to supply-side economics, from public and private to charter schools – Obama has a chance, this time with the stakes so incredibly high, to make a difference in the future of the country. Continue reading

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Seeking information for the Broward County Ballot? So was I.

One of the most amazing things that happened this past week was my own frustration on trying to vote ont he Broward County ballot and then discovering how much content was missing.  Simply put – being an informed voter is … Continue reading

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