Just one more thing the mass media isn’t reporting

…researchers compared the mortality rate among civilians in Iraq during the 14.6 months prior to the March 2003 invasion with the 17.8 month period following the invasion. The sample group reported 46 deaths prior to the March 2003 and 142 deaths following the invasion. The results were calculated twice, both with and without information from […]

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About that apathy….

After the election, when all is said and done, I’d love to revisit conversations I’ve had about the apathy my generation has been accused of (NPR from 1998 – great stuff). By all accounts, things have changed. What I’d like to know is how accurate were the pundits in trying to figure out why were […]

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Congrats to the Red Sox

I believe sports offers us many metaphors that help us frame life. The Red Sox’s come from behind victory last week, and their sweep of the World Series, after so many years of loss and heartache, is simply inspirational. But don’t get ahead of yourselves Beantown. No Super Bowl for you. It’s the Philadelphia Eagles […]

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Six more days – get involved

This blog, and plenty of others, have shared the importance of what’s going on. Philadelphia and the surrounding burbs can swing the tide of Pennsylvania. By all accounts PA is a must win state for Kerry. There are plenty of great ways you can get involved and help to make a difference with the election. […]

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Four months on continued…

The feeling I could do more was dogging me and others in our meetup group. Talking about the issues with friends and family online and in person only goes so far after all. Lynne was great at letting us know about a variety of ways we could get personally involved. One of the ways talked […]

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Wow!

Warning – this image is huge (2+mb) . I got far closer (I had a blue ticket), but not that close. About 500 feet away at the closest. See the tree line on the left – that’s where I ended up. The energy was amazing. Like a rock concert almost. We’re gonna win this folks. […]

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Four months on and eight days to go

I got involved in the campaign, in an active way, far too late to make much of a difference, but I?ve been trying my best to do what I can. Along the way, I?m learning a few things about rapid online community building, effective online communication, and most of all, being part of a team. […]

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