I was rooting for President Obama to hit a home run last night at the Sheraton at his first ever gay fundraiser. I don't think he did though, so here is some constructive criticism.
With software designed to allow campaigns to tap the enthusiasm (and the wallets) of supporters, 2010 should see an explosion of online fund-raising at the state and local levels.
So it turns out there's a reason the president hasn't wrapped up health care or Iraq, figured out Afghanistan, closed Guantanamo, or found anybody a j...
It is early, but so far, OFA's legislative "organizing" efforts run the risk of being boring, vague and redundant.
Post-election legislative advocacy and activism by volunteers organized during an election campaign is unprecedented, especially on a national scale.
If you don't have enough friends to donate their time or money to help elect you, it is extremely unlikely that you'll later have enough friends to vote you into office.
I am so enormously turned off by all the emails I keep getting from the Obama "campaign" asking me for more money! What are they going to do with this money?
Thousands of extremely wealthy individuals have now learned that their wealth has been taken from them by a man who led them to believe for years.. that their fortunes were safe if entrusted to him.
Tonight, I've planned a birthday party with a twist: Instead of plying me with drinks 'til I'm wobbly, I've invited friends and colleagues to donate the equivalent sum to some of my favorite charities.
Palin is one-person reiteration of everything from "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (early round dismissal?) up through and including "Survivor."
Why am I not surprised that Ayers, master of publicity is once more making front page headlines. I'm betting he's thrilled.
I was in a hotel room breaking up with the man I'd been living with for five years when that white Bronco came on the TV. We stopped breaking up and stayed together through most of the trial.
"Truth. It will set you free. But first it will piss you off." Bumper strip in Berkeley. We've been in Oakland and Berkeley for a series of fundr...
The race is indeed tightening, which explains why the Obama campaign wants a lot of money -- a little panic is probably a good thing from their perspective.
Last week a mix of water and sanitation experts gathered for World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden to mull over the world's biggest public health crisis. The problem is that not enough people paid attention.
There are many people like me who do are not experienced at raising campaign funds, but who are doing so for the first time, because of a newfound belief in politics, Obama and the urgency of the situation.