Okay – I understand that John McCain is not the fundraiser that Barack Obama seems to be. I, also, understand that John McCain has a history of wanting campaign finance reform – hence, the McCain-Feingold bill. I, also, understand that both John McCain and Barack Obama said, last fall, that they would abide by public financing… Continue reading Public Election Financing
I am, in case you haven’t surmised it yet, a WVU Mountaineer through and through. I spent three years in Morgantown on the main and Evansdale campuses and love my college sports. It doesn’t matter if the Mountaineers are winning or losing – although I admit, I prefer when they win – I watch and… Continue reading The Out of WV Mountaineer Fan
Yesterday’s local Gannett paper had a reader response bit on whether the US should have a required service period after high school or college. Here is my response to that question. I read the call for those comments in the Press & Sun-Bulletin. I then read the responses. I don’t know that required volunteer service… Continue reading Required Service
I realize the democratic party is worried about getting itself unified if a frontrunner is not clearly defined soon. But should one of those running for the party’s nomination say that those who vote after March 4, 2008 don’t matter. “Now we’ve got to campaign hard in Texas and Ohio. But after March 4th, I… Continue reading Is this a smart thing to say?
I went into my room last night to go to sleep but couldn’t manage to get to sleep so I turned on the television. I was just flipping right through the channels when I hit MSG. Normally, I only stop here if there is hockey on but tonight it was MAAC basketball from the Arena… Continue reading MAAC Basketball
So the most recent blog entry from the development team says that blogging will continue to be a big part of the new platform. That is great but I have started a new blog in a different arena. I have put my blog at WordPress. I have had a domain name for over a year… Continue reading Yahoo! 360
I wrote extensively last year after the tragedy at Blacksburg, Virginia’s Virginia Tech campus. It hit home with me as I knew children of friends who attended Virginia Tech. I had been to the campus while in college. Northern Illinois’s tragedy hits as hard but not because I know any of the students at the… Continue reading Northern Illinois University