Tag: Politics

Focusing on the Job

by on Mar.11, 2009, under Politics

Ok, this has been a long time coming.  People have heard me say something along these lines on irc, IM, in person, etc.  But now I’m putting it up on the tubes.


  • An elected official is chosen to fill a specific role
  • While elected, they are an employee of the people they represent
  • Campaigning for an elected position is a demanding job in itself
  • By accepting an elected position, you will give an oath to your constituents to fulfill that job

It shall be illegal for an official, currently serving in an elected position, to campaign for an alternate elected position.  To legally campaign for any elected position, you may not be a public official in any standing except for the same position you are campaigning for (re-election). (continue reading…)

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G.O. Phizzickle

by on Oct.29, 2008, under Uncategorized

Growing up my family had a huge number of books at hand to read.  The ones that really got me started in reading first though were the cartoon books of course.  No, we didn’t have “comic books” so much as all the old softbounds of daily comics.  Naturally I started with some of the easier to read ones, but as I got better I started reading some of the more ‘wordy’ ones, where characters would exercise their verbosity to extreme degrees.

One of the ones that constantly grabbed my attention was this POGO volume.  Now anybody familiar with the Pogo world knows that it is far from an easy read.  With his use of deep accents, he presented a very interesting take on the larger world, by casting it all in their little swamp.

Well, I’ve been browsing around trying to find some of this old content, and stumbled upon one book online, and right away, it seemed to play right into today’s hot topics.

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