From the daily archives: Friday, October 14, 2005

First seen at UA Progressives, this thread on Daily Kos from Paul Hackett is a call to action – mainly for others who could and would run and fight for progressive change:

Out of the hundreds of thousands who come here each day, I’m guessing we have some people who would make excellent public servants. You don’t need a classical political pedigree to drive change, you just need to follow your heart, fight, and never give up.

Then the question. The big question. Would he run for Senate in 2006 or allow Brown and the Dems to push […]

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Mind Your Own Carpetbaggers

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One of the big arguments by those opposed to RON that has come out recently is that the effort is completely driven by outsiders and is not in the best interest of Ohioans. You know, the boogeyman rhubarb meant to strike fear of the unknown or the outsider. Sound familiar? Quick…which side in the political spectrum uses such tactics? Ding Ding Ding! Correctamundo.

Seems as though carpetbaggers are everywhere. Today on the state lawn saw a gathering of “Reformation Ohio“, a group whose goal it is to spread evangelism, voter registration, and compassionate projects. Nice little mix […]

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Bloganistan Is A Strange Place

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Of course, despite having tons of work to get done I’m making my blog rounds this am and come acrosss a post from Brewed Fresh Daily which talks about this post at GrowOhio:

There?s some wanking going on over @ the GrowOhio blog. First of all, the post should be titled ?Some Advice to Ohio Political Bloggers Out There?, because the rest of the blogosphere doesn?t want to pimp Kos ads. Second, WTF is blogistan?

So the rub is that Tim is pushing Ohio bloggers to add a bit of walking around money for their efforts in doing […]

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