From the daily archives: Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Coming! I just need a minute…

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Story of my life.

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Can you tell I love Daft Punk? This isn’t the first time I’ve mentioned them on LNT, and it probably won’t be the last.

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Harold and Kumar Vote for Obama

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Gongwer is reporting that actor Kal Penn (Harold and Kumar, House) will rally student support during visits to four Ohio college and university campuses.

Today they’re at OSU and tomorrow they’re at Columbus State, UC, Xavier and Miami.

Harold: I want that.

Kumar: What? A Hot Dog Heaven super chili cheese dog?

Harold: No. I want that feeling. The feeling that comes over a man when he
gets exactly what he desires. I need that feeling!

Kumar: Are you saying what I think you’re saying?

Harold: We gotta go to White Castle vote for […]

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Lessig 08

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Lots of videos, I know, but they’re just too good not to share. Lawrence Lessig outlines two new movements in America; Change Congress and Lessig for CA-12… maybe. This really is a fantastic video.

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Hillary’s Blue Collar ad

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Running now here in Ohio, reproduced here for the benefit of our viewers. (I’m still in for Obama.)

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Political Rallies Are Boring

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I am, obviously, interested in politics. I do my best to keep up with local, state and national politics as much as possible between work, sleep, etc. I read and write about it every day.

But there is one thing that really bores the crap out of me: a political rally.

Crammed in a room with tons of other people holding up signs and cheering for the cameras, you always have to wait way-too-long while tons of lesser-known politicians give introductions for the candidate you actually came to see.

And when your candidate finally does give his/her speech- it’s usually […]

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This came across the wire yesterday:

A Franklin County Common Pleas judge dismissed a lawsuit today that was aimed at blocking the Ohio secretary of state’s order requiring counties to offer paper ballots in the March 4 primary.

Judge Eric Brown ruled that the Union County commissioners, who filed the lawsuit, lack the legal authority to challenge Jennifer L. Brunner’s directive.

The directive applies to county boards of election, not county commissioners, Brown said. Because the Union County Board of Elections did not join the commissioners in the lawsuit, Brown ruled that he lacked the authority to consider whether […]

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