|One Father For Dean|
|A Father and His Politics....||
Saturday, December 13, 2003
Ward Sutton Cartoon from The Village Voice
We need everyone on board, whichever candidate's ship is sailing....
An "Unelectable" cartoon, from a month back, too...
Maps, Maps and More Maps
From CommonWealth Magazine (Boston, MA), an interesting 10-region breakout of American voting / demographics / geography.
Some over at Daily Kos have minor critiques of the breakout, but there is also mention of a book (Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways In America) that looks interesting, for the political demographics of initial British immigration to America.... I wonder if it meshes somewhat with my thoughts on Mountain Men, Minutemen, Grange Men and Union Men?...
Friday, December 12, 2003
The Color of Money
Another useful tool with insight on who is contributing to political campaigns....
Thursday, December 11, 2003
Positive Feedback From The Black Commentator
Both the full content and commentary on Governor Dean's December 7th address regarding race, Republicans and their decades long "Southern Strategy".
I wrote my note to ABC News on the belittlement of Sharpton, Braun and Kucinich during the New Hampshire debate the other night; and I completely agree that Governor Dean benefits for their inclusion in the process. He (and we) need the strong liberal outliers to drive pragmatic solutions (and solvers) into the middle of the electorate. That most assuredly includes addressing matters of race by going to the heart of matters for everyone: jobs, healthcare and education....
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Somewhere Out There (A Thousand Points of "Here"), Lies My Democratic Heart