Tripped

by baldilocks Well the danger on the rocks is surely past  Still I remain tied to the mast  Could it be that I have found my home at last  Home at last -- Steely Dan, "Home at Last." Aja, W. Becker, D. Fagan. 1977. Only hours ago, I returned to Los Angeles from my truncated Road Trip. … Continue reading Tripped

“Accessible, Out there talking to people” I interview Ann Marie Buerkle NY-24

The last time I interviewed Ann Marie Buerkle on Camera she was a candidate for congress, however her title of Congresswoman has not dampened her willingness to talk not even to a Radio Talk Show host and blogger from out of state. Unfortunately the Acoustics of the area were HORRIBLE and we didn't have time … Continue reading “Accessible, Out there talking to people” I interview Ann Marie Buerkle NY-24

RoadTrip: Ann Marie Buerkle & Ursula Rozum Town Hall NY-24

I want you to be famous for those exact words. I want people to call you Colonel Runaway. I want children laughing outside your door, 'cause they've found the house of Colonel Runaway. The 11th Doctor A Good Man goes to War 2011 While Dan "Colonel Runaway" Maffei continues to dodge open Forums Ann Marie … Continue reading RoadTrip: Ann Marie Buerkle & Ursula Rozum Town Hall NY-24

RoadTrip NY-19 Stephanie Valle from the Chris Gibson Campaign

The last stop of my Road trip was to the Campaign office of Congressman Chris Gibson in Kingston NY Kingston could not be more different from the small town of Kinderhook where he grew up and maintains an office, it was sprawling full of nationally known names you would see at any mall which really … Continue reading RoadTrip NY-19 Stephanie Valle from the Chris Gibson Campaign

Voices of the Voters Ny-24 Clay Town Hall 10-26-12

One problem I ran into during my road trip was a reluctance on the part of avg voters to go on Camera. The Big Exception was in NY-24 at the Clay Town Hall candidate forum. About 75 voters came to Watch Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY) and Green Party Candidate Ursula Rozum answer questions on … Continue reading Voices of the Voters Ny-24 Clay Town Hall 10-26-12

DaTechGuy on DaRadio 10 AM EST Jazz Shaw, Right Wing Gamer

Today on DaTechGuy on DaRadio we will be talking my just concluded Road Trip through CT & NY talking about What I saw. We will have Jazz Shaw from Hotair who know NY well during the 1st Hour discussing NY in the first hour and the Right Wing Gamer will give his perspective in the … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio 10 AM EST Jazz Shaw, Right Wing Gamer

Roadtrip 7:08 PM Kingston NY

There are few things more frustrating that being lost 1.1 miles from your destination but here I sit in Kingston NY at a McDonalds Ray Kroc Memorial Media Center having a terrible time finding the Chris Gibson office just a mile away. The day started strong with an interview with Ann Marie Buerkle's Campaign Manager … Continue reading Roadtrip 7:08 PM Kingston NY

Roadtrip: Fishkill NY 11:32 AM Nan Hayworth Office

I'm sitting right now in the Fishkill offices of Congresswomen Nan Hayworth waiting to hear back from campaign officials concerning her race here in NY-18. Oddly enough I stayed at the local Days Inn under a mile from here but when I found out Zilla of the Resistance who I hoped to visit with was … Continue reading Roadtrip: Fishkill NY 11:32 AM Nan Hayworth Office

RoadTrip: Is Andrew Roraback 2012’s version of Scott Brown in CT?

One fact of the Race for the Senate in CT that has been overlooked is the seat that was held by the Democrat Candidate for senate Chris Murphy is now open. and that district in the Northwest corner of the state CT-5 has a candidate named Andrew Roraback who might be in a position to … Continue reading RoadTrip: Is Andrew Roraback 2012’s version of Scott Brown in CT?

How Dare Ann Marie Burkele oppose Abortion…

Says the Syracuse "She's 12 points down" post standard: When asked about her renewed focus on abortion this past week, Buerkle said she is performing her duty to represent the views of the 25th Congressional District. Buerkle said she is convinced most residents of the district agree with the bills she has co-sponsored. “I can’t … Continue reading How Dare Ann Marie Burkele oppose Abortion…

Barbara Espinosa on the interstate

Barbara Espinosa of American Freedom is apparently on a road trip near the Mexican border in the desert and send me a couple of audio messages that you might find interesting: The first notes a number of homeless people on bikes, this is very odd since she is far away from any urban area Audio … Continue reading Barbara Espinosa on the interstate

DaTechGuy’s Field guide to Bloggers: William Jacobson of Legal Insurrection

William Jacobson was kind enough to host us at his house in Ithaca NY while we posted to get the Buerkle News conference stuff up: His wife was a charming and excellent host as well. It's also kinda strange, but I think he looks better than the shot on his site, what do you think? … Continue reading DaTechGuy’s Field guide to Bloggers: William Jacobson of Legal Insurrection

At the Examiner: Tracking The Big Red Wave

My latest for the Examiner is Tracking the Big Red Wave: Last week in Ma-4 I talked to A Haitian immigrant who came 32 years ago indignant that people assumed she supported the president because she is black and talking of American opportunity , while her co-worker spoke of regret for her Obama vote of … Continue reading At the Examiner: Tracking The Big Red Wave

One thing I would add to Stacy’s post about shoe leather…

is that when you meet people face to face there is a different dynamic, you build up contacts who can inform you that can really add to your knowledge of events. Dan is a good guy who is making some good points but without being there the feel of the district is not conveyed: Scott: … Continue reading One thing I would add to Stacy’s post about shoe leather…

Some Thank yous

There are a lot of Thank you's that I'd like to give at the moment. First for the lonely conservative and her Husband who were great hosts and treated us like kings The Ann Marie Buerke supporters who gave us a lot of access felt very welcome. To Bill Jacobson and his wife who gave … Continue reading Some Thank yous

When driving with Robert Stacy McCain…

Never Drive with Robert Stacy McCain on a full stomach The amount of Obama 08 bumper stickers I saw on people's cars after passing through 6 States could be counted on the figures of both hands One of the oddest things you see is sometimes are groups of 10 of the same sign vs groups … Continue reading When driving with Robert Stacy McCain…

Voices of the people: Joe at the Ann Marie Buerkle press conference

I talked to Joe at the end of the press conference on October 18th I've heard Joe's complaint repeated over and over again when I am writing and even when I'm just at the diner having a bite. It's the new people getting involved that makes all the difference