Still around, just not here

I’ve been busy at work, on Philly Future, and most importantly, at home these past few weeks. Being away from paradox1x has been refreshing, and in a way, illuminating. paradox1x is going to evolve into something more personal, for friends, family, and those who need to know about me and things I am involved in. […]

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Listen to the new “silent majority”

Read Will Bunch’s terrific post for a breath of fresh air: …The Democrat’s positions are very much in the majority — a new kind of “silent majority” that leans to center-left as opposed to Nixon’s center-right grouping. They are not the people posting multiple diaries on blogs like Daily Kos, or obsessing over the latest […]

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Unbelievable: you must be loyal to the President with your heart and soul

Or no contracts for you! Dallas Business Journal: “HUD secretary’s blunt warning”: Once the color barrier has been broken, minority contractors seeking government work may need to overcome the Bush barrier. That’s the message U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson seemed to send during an April 28 talk in Dallas. Jackson, a former […]

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MySpace Launches IM

Coming a day after news of AIM Pages comes word that MySpace launches “myspaceim”. AIM Pages better launch soon, and see some major participation. Speaking of needing participation, Nick Carr recently pieced together the real new economy emerging from participatory media: I fear that to view the attention economy as “more than just a subset […]

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Amazing: Will AOL get its Mojo back?

Normally I avoid the hype on such things, but this deserves some attention – AIM Pages coming launch signals a return to core competencies. AOL’s chatroom/profile/buddy discovery system was the first large scale ‘social networking’ app that normal folks used and loved. It changed the way we communicated (remember “You Got Mail?” folks?). What’s so […]

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Polices? A potential party platform

Read Atrios’s “We’re the Decider”. I think it lists what a consensus of the “liberal netroots” believes in admirably, and by the looks of it, that includes me. Let me add however one thing: Bring focus to the war on terror – bring to justice those that attacked us on 9/11. Now. The longer they […]

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