Archive for October, 2008

Will my vote count? Will those of others in Boulder County?


I’ll update this post as I learn more. On October 27, my wife and I returned our mail-in ballots to the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder’s office in Boulder. I had filled out the ballot completely, signed the outside, and placed the ballot within the secrecy envelope.


Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (NSFW)


Easily offended folks should not play these videos…. I find these two bits hilarious. First is Sarah Silverman writing a song to her boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel:

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Then there’s the response from Jimmy Kimmel:

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Ron Howard, Henry Winkler and Andy Griffith endorse Obama


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God’s politics in 2008


Jim Wallis, an evangelist preacher (Sojourners, God’s Politics) who I respect very sincerely for his consistency and pragmatism, has written a very interesting piece on this election here. Again he is very consistent in bringing up poverty and war as the dominant issues being ignored by many politicians, and he is very much against “non-negotiable” ballot items.

Photos of Greensburg



I’m quite glad I took as many photos as I did of Greensburg after the tornado. They’re slowly filtering off of the internet and into television shows, books and other media.

  • Purdue Alumni Connections (photo of upside down pickup is mine, despite being incorrectly attributed to the author)
  • Weather Channel production (When Weather Changed History (“Green Town”)
  • Many other places…. Just look around the web and see if they seem familiar

He’s not in my family


Terrellita Maverick, 82, says McCain isn’t related, in fact or behaviour.

Conservatives endorsing Obama


Well, it’s not quite a tidal wave, but here’s a quick rundown of current and former conservatives and publications (along with their bonafide conservative credentials) who have endorsed Obama:

There are others here.

Jon Stewart post 9/11


Stumbled across this amazing show on the internet, and remembered watching it right after:

McCain’s latest lie


Check it out here. It just proves John will do anything to win a debate…. 😎

Pittsburgh airport


I flew through Pittsburgh, PA’s airport last Tuesday. It’s a beautiful, well-appointed, modern airport. And empty.

Check out the monitors during likely travel time (4 PM):

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