Veteran Voters in Nevada

Posted by Katherine | Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Tony Contini explained via Flickrmail that he took this photo at an American Legion in Sparks, Nevada, during a campaign rally. Apparently a McCain supporter and an Obama supporter both spoke to the veterans about the election. "Very interesting stuff," says Tony. [Tony Contini / Flickr] The focus on the veteran's ear ...

Obama Predicted Negative Attacks

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Jed Lewison is a ballotvoxregular (featured here and here). More importantly, he lives in Las Vegas, where he writes political thrillers, no doubt informed by his time as a Democratic Senate staffer. He bases this mashup on a July speech, in which Obama predicts that the McCain campaign will portray ...

Regulate or Not?

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

In the headlines worldwide [jovike / Flickr] General Petraeus handed command of MNF-I to General Ray Odierno yesterday -- a moment that might have triggered campaign talk (and invective) about Iraq. But all eyes were on Wall Street -- and on whether its fundamentals are "strong" or in "crisis." The financial ...

Does Selecting Palin Put America First?

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

[horizontal.integration / Flickr] Jack Wood -- retired lawyer from Nye County, Nevada, and Obama supporter -- thinks McCain was right to suspend the first day of the GOP's convention; he was placing America first. He also thinks Obama did the decent thing in condemning commentary about Bristol Palin's pregnancy. What impressed him ...

McCain: A 3:00 am Email

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Ballotvoxregular, former Democratic Senate staffer, and Nevada novelist Jed Lewison adds to the pile of spoofs of Hillary Clinton's 3:00 am ad -- in this case to chide McCain for his lack of web savvy (thanks, Ann Raber): Will McCain's staff pull this one up to show him?

Charging McCain as Elitist

Posted by Katherine | Monday, July 28th, 2008

Jed Lewison, a former Democratic Senate staffer turned Nevada novelist, apparently decided to counter charges that Obama is "elitist" with this video. He says he was "inspired by the McCains' recent tax default...to go on a little Google Earth tour of their many homes across the nation." It's difficult to ...