Heading down to DC tomorrow afternoon for the DoubleSpeak launch party (with a stop at Silk City in the morning for a final omelet) so today is my Friday. Normally Friday means a Random Ten but these days doesn’t YouTube just seem like more fun? This is one of the absolute weirdest things I’ve seen [...]
Archive for March, 2006
I didn’t write anything here a few months ago on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon. Although Lennon and the Beatles were a constant in my life growing up I didn’t exist at the time of his death and as such never felt qualified to comment on his legacy. [...]
Just back from the legislature’s February-March break, Pennsylvania’s Assembly Appropriations Committee unanamously approved sending the minimum wage bill (H.B. 2021) to the full House for a final vote. Then, after the Committee adjourned, Chairman Brett Feese pulled it back, using a maneuver to reconsider the bill. It’s now four consecutive legislative weeks that Committee Republicans [...]
Episode Two. . . Nick Lampson Democratic candidate in the Texas 22nd Duncan “Atrios” Black Blogger, Eschaton Commentary from Ari Melber. Music by BÃ©la Fleck and the Flecktones and Tolga Trio. Click to Play
Here comes Pennacchio: At its annual endorsement meeting Saturday in preparation for this spring’s primary election, the Bucks County Democratic Committee reflected a growing recognition of progressive U.S. Senate candidate Chuck Pennacchio. Pennacchio, a Bucks resident whose name has been unknown to most Pennsylvanians, garnered a surprising 47% of the vote, nearly edging out major [...]
Via Kottke, one of the coolest little web videos I’ve ever seen.