A Fiscal Broken Windows Policy

I must say I’ve been surprised and pleased to see the tremendous response we’ve received thus far to the Porkbusters effort. Some, however, are less optimistic. Andrew Sullivan, in skeptic mode, puts it this way: “I’m as eager as the next guy to prevent pork-barrel spending, and I’d definitely support this effort. But the blogosphere […]

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Porkbusters!

I’ve teamed up with Glenn to help motivate the blogosphere to seek out pork spending & urge their Senators & Representatives to cut it to help fund the Katrina Recovery effort. Check out the new Porkbusters page, and Glenn’s announcement post.

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Gaming Technorati

From Culture Kitchen: Earlier this morning the Andrew Rasiej campaign sent out an email asking people to post about the candidate for public advocate on their blogs tagged with “Rasiej”. Then they were asked to run some searches over at Technorati. The results are on the front page : The concept behind this strategy is […]

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Katrina Commission: Let Bloggers Do It

Many folks in the blogosphere have opposed the idea of having a Congressional “Commission” appointed to investigate the preparation for and response to Katrina, citing (in my opinion, justified) fears that it will turn into a circus like the 9/11 Commission did. So here’s a suggestion: why not attempt to create a blogosphere-driven commission? Bloggers […]

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