Posts Tagged ‘Delegates’

As you are aware, the RNC has changed it’s schedule to accommodate events surrounding Hurricane Gustav. Click on the link below to see their current program schedule. Click on the icons in the schedule to expand for more information, if any in each line item.

http://portal.gopconvention2008.com/ (more…)

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Thoughts on the Announcement of Clinton’s Name in Nomination

Some of us are going to be satisfied with Senator Clinton’s name being placed on the nominating roll call. For them, simply allowing the honor of her name on the cover for history’s sake will be enough. Others aren’t. You can find both views expressed in the following article: (more…)

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Hey Look at us, we’ve got street cred on the West Coast! As of 7:55 AM PDT, 68%  think Clinton’s name should be placed  in  nomination!

Tell them JUST SAY NO DEAL!! GO PUMAs!!!! Read the article and pump up the poll on the side of the page! (more…)

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PUMA, and Our Failure to Communicate. Continued…

As I spent the requisite time in the woodshed pondering my plight, it struck me that my ineptitude at PUMA swarming is a metaphor for a personal concern I’ve had since the beginning of February in this election season.

There is a disconnect in sending and receiving of political information. (more…)

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Today a young friend came knocking on my door to tell me someone was stealing gas from my truck.  He had seen them while he was mowing a neighbors yard. I ran out in time to see the culprits take off in their car. I called the police – you know, they didn’t pull it off and would still be looking. Of course, in my neighborhood, for my friend to have my back, comes at a price. He’ll have to watch his own back for a while.

 Now, we don’t live in a bad neighborhood, but people are struggling.  It’s a suburb, where all the youngsters know each other, and memory is long and deep. Doing the right thing isn’t always the safest thing. It’s a sure bet that gas siphoning is on the rise. So, a mark on the police log won’t hurt.

Siphonous Interruptus

Siphonous Interruptus

Anyway, later in the evening I went over to spread word of the nefarious deed to another neighbor. That neighbor, in turn, had been watching over one of our resident 95 year old’s, who just went into assisted living, probably to stay.  Her son is down from Alaska, and it turns out he’s having to take his wife into a new round of Chemotherapy, so he is pretty busy.

 So as I said, I went over to talk to the neighbor (more…)

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