About Political GastronomicaPolitical Gastronomica is a discourse on technology and online activism - how the marketplace of governing and ideas is improving with the efficiencies of the Internet.
Author Sanford Dickert, former CTO of John Kerry for President Campaign, works with political campaigns, non-profits and private companies from the Fortune 500 to startups.
Dickert leverages online community engagement techniques and technical vision for brand and message management through effective application of social media and organizational processes.
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Author Archives: Sanford
Are the Senate Repugs are setting the stage for a 9/11 rescue next year…
And what I saw sickened me. In the 111th Congress,
the Senate Republicans are still filibustering over the James
Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. After their continued use
of 9/11 in the past nine years, I am sickened at the acts of the
Senate Republicans and their insane delays. And then to note that
none of the major news outlets even set any time to this particular
outrage. Continue reading
Could Obama be thinking of one-term and done?
A couple of days ago, a political consultant was talking to me over drinks and I heard him muse that maybe President Obama might be thinking a “one-term and done” strategy. Instead of trying to focus on the next election, as the next part of his Presidency will be, maybe the idea would be to announce – in the coming weeks – that he is not going to run for re-election.
WTF has Obama Done for Us So Far?
Should we keep the Bush tax cuts or drop them? You tell me how our country moves forward? Continue reading
Posted in Campaign 2012, Political Thoughts Tagged 60 minutes, Bush tax cuts, President Obama 2 Comments
Congratulations to Cynthia Thomas!
Just read the details on the election here at the Broward Supervisor of Elections office website and saw Mrs Cynthia Thomas has been chosen.
Congratulations Mrs. Thomas! And congratulations to David Kost – who I hope will work with Fred and Cynthia to get appointed in the remaining seat. Continue reading
Afterthoughts on the Rally to Restore Sanity and/orFear
John Stewart and friends put on the largest backyard Variety show on the National Mall today with the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. A little bit of music, a little bit of variety and, as all good fathers during a family gathering, gave us an ernest sermon that told us to be rational and see the real in the noise the media makes. One bug – he forgot to remind us to vote. Continue reading
Posted in Political Thoughts Tagged #rally4sanity, Catskills BBQ, John Stewart, linkedin, Rally for Sanity, Stephen Colbert Leave a comment