I just remembered someone who spoke at the convention talking about Hubert Humphrey’s 1948 civil rights speech. So I went and listened to it. (Listen here, it’s not long) I was struck by a multipe things. The first thing was, wow, Continue reading Random Thoughts About the Convention
Whew, long first day. I’ll start with my thoughts on the whole experience. There are three things that I think the DNC could have done differently to ensure a more “unified” delegation. 1. They could have adopted a much more Continue reading First Day of Convention
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/17390/210904 One of the best quotes: “A hall full of elderly white people in Medicare-paid scooters, railing against government spending and imagining themselves revolutionaries as they cheer on the vice-presidential puppet hand-picked by the GOP establishment. If there exists a Continue reading Good Article
“”A study of 145 preschool children reports, for the first time, that when the concentrations of two common phthalates in mothers’ prenatal urine are elevated their sons are less likely to play with male-typical toys and games, such as trucks Continue reading Good quote
A good quote describing a particular line of questioning: Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan endured a rather persnickety line of questioning from Sen. Jeff Sessions (R- Ala.) on the ban on military recruiting at Harvard when she was the dean Continue reading Kagan’s Nomination Hearing
This quote is from a contender in our mayor race this year. The one I voted for. A fateful moment was reached when the Columbia Chamber of Commerce decided to recruit and endorse McDavid for mayor. That moment marks the Continue reading Good quote
So yeah, new job. Oh yeah, I lost my University of Missouri job. Grant money ran out. That was a very hectic time. I lost my job on August 28th, 2009. After applying like mad to every position I was Continue reading New Job, New Computer, Nice case.
I went to a town hall with Claire McCaskill and all I got was these sore legs. Well that and a distinct feeling of a loss of faith. Not a loss of faith in any gods or goddesses. That’s still Continue reading So I went to a town hall…