Tag Archive: 2008 Election

Nov 03 2008

Lessons from the campaign ground game

Fantastic article written by a swing voter…and a good read for anyone who still doesn’t “get it.” My wife made me canvas for Obama; here’s what I learned An exerpt: I learned in just those three hours that this election is not about what we think of as the “big things.” It’s not about taxes. …

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Nov 02 2008

It’s November: Are you ready to vote?

I've already mailed my absentee ballot, but most Americans will be heading to the polls the day after tomorrow. Record turnout and suspected voter suppression tactics in a number of states (including my home state of Indiana) mean that citizens will need to be vigilant, not to mention prepared to wait in long lines. AlterNet …

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Oct 31 2008

Woman thwarts campaign sign-stealers with Obama lawn art

Now THIS is committment! (And surprise, surprise, she lives in Texas.)   Original Entry

Oct 27 2008

Saying hello to a few friends on a Sunday afternoon

Denver, Colorado, October 26, 2008   Original Entry

Oct 27 2008

This has got to be embarrassing…

Alaska’s largest newspaper endorses Obama The Anchorage Daily News, Alaska’s largest newspaper, endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Sunday after declaring Gov. Sarah Palin “too risky” to be one step away from the Oval Office. Oops.   Original Entry

Oct 25 2008

Somebody better pinch me…

Because I gotta be dreaming!

Oct 23 2008

Doing my part to turn Indiana Blue

First, I learned almost by accident that I had to renew my voter registration because I’d been mysteriously made inactive since I last voted in 2004. Then I had to call my local election board a 2nd time when my absentee ballot still hadn’t arrived in Sweden 10 days after I’d requested it. So it …

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