as he’s known, is looking for donations to support electoral-vote.com. Seems like a worthy cause to me.
Archives for August 2004
Ted Kennedy was put on the “no fly” watchlist and was actually prevented from boarding a plane. Even for a US Senator it took several weeks to have his name stricken from the list. If an activist got on the list in error I bet it would take a LOT more than that.
The Forgotten Crisis, Aug 17 2004.
Europeans cannot criticize the United States for waging war in Iraq if they are unwilling to exhibit the moral fiber to stop genocide by acting collectively and with decisiveness. President Bush was wrong to go into Iraq unilaterally when Iraq posed no danger to the United States, but we were right to demand accountability from Saddam. We are also right to demand accountability in Sudan. Every day that goes by without meaningful sanctions and even military intervention in Sudan by African, European and if necessary U.N. forces is a day where hundreds of innocent civilians die and thousands are displaced from their land. […] My challenge to the U.N. and Europe is simple: if you don’t like American diplomacy under George Bush, then do something to show those of us in opposition here in the U.S. that you can behave in such a way that unilateralism is not necessary.
Organizr. It’s starting to be an important mystery of the age how the lovely folks at Ludicorp continue to get so far ahead of the others in this area. It’s not that much of a mystery, because having met and otherwise interacted with folks there it’s clear there’re some serious talents in the mix. But no one else seems really to be trying. Is there some business school mantra out there that says “just let a rabbit get WAY out front of everyone else and then scramble to keep up later”? Or am I missing data here – are there others that I should know about?