09 November 2010 ~ 5 Comments

1994 vs 2010 – Why Dems Lost This Time

Guest post by Paul Blank
If you haven’t you should check out the bi-partisan poll released today by Greenberg Quinlan and Ayers, McHenry & Associates.
I know the point of this poll is to illustrate the parallel to 1994…and it’s pretty insightful.  But, there was one other thing that really struck me.  Despite everyone saying the Dems [...]

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14 January 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Serve.gov is matching tech professionals with schools in need for MLK Day of Service

In a creative twist to the very successful MLK Day of Service, Serve.gov is making an effort to match volunteers with valuable skills with the people who can most benefit from their help.
In preparation for Martin Luther King Jr. Day this coming Monday, Serve.gov has issued the 2010 MLK Day Technology Challenge. Serve.gov is [...]

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23 December 2009 ~ 18 Comments

Social Media: Looking ahead to 2010

Trendspotting has pulled together a presentation focusing on predictions for evolving trends in social media for 2010 from a number of folks steeped in the social media world. In true social media fashion, they limited contributions to 140 characters, the format Twitter and text messages have popularized. Some of the recurring predictions include a trend [...]

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10 December 2009 ~ 2 Comments

A Timely Investment in Our Future

Just got this email from my friend John Kitzhaber running for Governor of Oregon. John’s got the drive to take on all of the non-sense you see going on in politics and, instead, solve problems and get something done for people. If you were ever going to donate to his campaign, particularly if [...]

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04 November 2009 ~ 13 Comments

Election Day Coverage

Wanted to share this piece from the election day coverage last night on Fox News.

You can find the transcript here.

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30 October 2009 ~ 53 Comments

Rove’s Misread of Tuesday’s Elections

In yesterday’s Wall Street Journal Karl Rove presented a thoughtful opinion piece on how to read the results of elections to be held Tuesday in Virginia, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Regardless of Rove’s projected outcomes in these elections, he makes the mistake of seeing the results, as most of Washington will see [...]

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