From the daily archives: Friday, June 20, 2008

According to the Renewable Energy Policy Project, more than 20,000 new manufacturing jobs can be created in Ohio in the coming years with investment in and from the “green” economy. Four town hall meetings – on June 23 in Cincinnati, June 24 in Findlay, June 25 in Canton and June 26 in Cleveland – will offer community members a chance to learn more about opportunities for high-paying domestic jobs in renewable energy, clean technology and “green” manufacturing, while also discussing environmental and economic risks associated with accelerated climate change.

In conjunction with Vice President Al Gore’s We Campaign, […]

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SockPoliticians Site A Scam

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It’s pretty clear now that the new site is really just a Google Adwords scam trying to capitalize off of the popularity of the SockObama story. I had an email conversation with the original manufacturer who bailed on the project, Binkley Toys, and they told me they have nothing to do with this new site and their former customer the Lawson’s do not either.

In fact, the McCain doll supposedly available is actually a doll designed by Binkley for another customer. I hear they are actually a huge publishing firm who will actually crush anyone using […]

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Update: Tim adds his take. I like this part:

Memo to email smearers. Your email address will now be public property. That’s how we play. No quarter. If you spread these lies, you will get corrected, publicly, and more importantly, in your own inbox, where you seem to want to fight this battle.

Does Barack Obama want to change our national anthem to a Coke jingle? Well, if you buy in to stupid forwarded email smears of the Senator you probably think so. If you’ve been on the Internets for more than 3 days you probably don’t.

Here’s […]

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Is it just me or does Cindy McCain come across as kind of creepy and disconnected from reality?

Maybe it’s the botox and the too-perfect eyebrows.

Or maybe it’s her smug, I’m-better-than-you-because-I-adopted-a-brown-baby, I’m-so-rich-I-can-spend-all-my-time-volunteering attitude that seems to permeate every thing she says.

Elitist. I think that’s the word I’m looking for.

Anyway- in another attempt to help Americans “get to know her” she sat for an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America yesterday.

Video Here

As I watched it all I could think was: the more I get to know her, the more I dislike her.

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