Archive for September, 2008

We Gotta Believe

Posted September 23, 2008 By Dave Thomer

Following up a little bit on the thought from my Letter to the Editor: I am well aware of the fact that Bill Clinton and many of his financial advisers went along with the deregulation push, and I don’t absolve them of that. I do think that the overall Clinton economic record of rising income […]

We Only Get 150 Words in the Sun

Posted September 18, 2008 By Dave Thomer

Had a letter to the editor printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer today. The paper cut out a line I had blasting Phil Gramm’s nation of whiners comment, but them’s the breaks. Since I allowed the paper to publish my e-mail address, I’ve gotten about a dozen responses, most of which are criticisms. I’m debating whether […]

Can We Vote, Like, Now?

Posted September 3, 2008 By Dave Thomer

Obsessive-compulsive note here – I began this post some time on Friday, then got distracted. I discovered it on Wednesday and figure I’ll try and complete the thought five days later. Yeah, I’m completely biased, but I’ll be damned if that Democratic convention didn’t have me wanting to go look for an all-night voting booth […]