Obama documentary sparks voter-registration action at Galaxy Cinema in Cary

Progressive blogging convention Netroots Nation '08 provided an awesome panel discussion on creating political community around film, featuring some megawatt all-stars who've done exactly that: Wendy Cohen of Participant Media, Jim Gilliam of Brave New Films, Jacob Soboroff of "Why Tuesday?", and Tracy Fleischman of Live from Main Street.

If you're in the Cary area tomorrow (August 9), you have the opportunity to see me put my Netroots Nation money where my mouth is as Galaxy Cinema in Cary hosts a screening of the documentary "Senator Obama Goes to Africa," a postfilm discussion with Obama campaign staffers, and a big voter-registration drive based out of the theater lobby.

Tarboro NC - Golden LEAF meeting spot draws protest

Again what a damn shame that we have to fight over where to have a meeting.

Tarboro has always wanted to be the dominating force in Edgecombe County going back to the Democratic Party meetings when I became active in the early 90's however the fight was going on long before then.

The fighting is . . .

88 Days: Liddy at the Watergate

DAY 88: Liddy at the Watergate

Elizabeth Dole didn’t become a Washington insider overnight, but she has perfected it over the years. 34 years ago today, Richard Nixon resigned the Presidency after it became clear he was involved with the men who broke into the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel. But he’s not the only person famously connected to the Watergate. Liddy’s lived there for more than three decades, moving in when she married Bob Dole in 1975, and living there even now. Did you know she was a Democrat before she was a Dole? Her political expediency knows no bounds, even switching parties twice.

Read the entire post to read more on today's reason on why Elizabeth Dole is wrong for North Carolina and check back for updates over the next 88 days.

Oh no ... it's here.

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When I first wrote about the mind-meld happening between the Charlotte Observer (O) and the News and Observer (No), I couldn't have imagined things would slide down hill so fast. Not so much on the political front, where the addition of Charlotte writers may have even lifted the overall quality of reporting, but just in general.

Councilwoman Hummer in Elizabeth City: Outraged about ElectriCities Conference


Another front pager. Nine city officials attend S.C. conference Hummer 'outraged' at cost to ratepayers

Ladies and Gentleman we have some elected officials in some cities who are standing up. Will you join them?


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