Monthly Archives: April 2010

UK – 2010 Campaign – Labour Party – Liberal Democrats – Blairism – Possible Coalition – 22 April 2010

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/7619957/General-election-2010-Labour-leadership-defend-Liberal-Democrats.htmlNote the use of the phrase “particularly allies of Tony Blair” in this article. That’s exactly what I worry about with the Lib Dems. If a Lib-Lab pact happens, I’m hoping it’s the part of the Labour Party _not_ representing the … Continue reading

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Internet – Facebook – Spreading Influence – 21 April 2010

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/100421/technology/us_it_company_internet_media_software_facebookToday the internet, tomorrow the world! (*Yikes!*)

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UK – Plaid Cymru – Green Socialism in Wales

Fascinating article. For my friends over there in Election Central, my questions are:1) Are things similar in Scotland? Northern Ireland? London? Anyplace else that has an assembly?2) Are the other nationalist parties achieving this kind of change in local attitudes? … Continue reading

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UK – 2010 Campaign – Hang ‘Em Campaign – Green Party, Plaid Cymru and SDLP Support – 20 April 2010

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/apr/14/hange-em-campaign-constitutional-changeOddly, though I don’t want Nick Clegg to be Prime Minister of the UK (of the top three candidates, I’d prefer Gordon Brown), I find this movement to be the closest to what would be my strategy of voting in … Continue reading

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US – Urban Planning – Twitter Tweets from My Visit to My Former Hometown – Columbia, Maryland – 14-17 April 2010

Going to Columbia after an absence of 35 years. Screw Tom Wolfe.To paraphrase Chrissy Hynde, I went back to Maryland, but my city was gone.More reviews from my trip: MARC trains, thumbs up, Howard Transit, thumbs down. The HT bus … Continue reading

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Poetry – Demetri Martin’s 224-Word Palindrome Poem – 11 April 2010

Wow <– a much shorter palindrome than this poem is.http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2009/02/demetri-martins-palindrome-poem.html

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Baseball – San Francisco Giants – The Misspelled Jersey of Eugenio Velez – 10 April 2010

“I left my herat…in…”http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Another-year-another-jersey-FAIL-Eugenio-Velez?urn=mlb%2C232837

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