Archive for August, 2010

Breakfast with Gary and Keith

Don’t forget that you are invited to Breakfast with Garry Schiff on Friday (27 August). Congressman Keith Ellison will be speaking at the breakfast, at Mercado Central, 1515 East Lake Street. $5 for your food, but the speeches are free!

Leaving

My dearest love, my absolute dearest love, I am sorry. I am sorry for abandoning you, sorry that these last weeks have been wrought with anger and focused on my selfishness. You are right of course; I am totally being selfish. But you were wrong about my feelings, Alex. You have always been my everything: my lover, my closest friend, the family who would never abandon me. And now I am abandoning you. I am so desperately sorry, darling.

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Inside the Political Process: Epilog

This is the fourth in a series of posts by politico Jim Emery, who worked in the Communications office of the Ashwin Madia campaign in 2008. With a new congressional campaign underway, Jim’s recollections and analyses are timely.

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Being a Voyeur of Religion, Politely

A comparison of visits to two religious material entities: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Jeffers Native American Petroglyph Site.

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Inside the Political Process: Framing the Debate

This is the third in a series of posts by politico Jim Emery, who worked in the Communications office of the Ashwin Madia campaign in 2008. With a new congressional campaign underway, Jim’s recollections and analyses are timely.

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Inside the Political Process: The Role of Communication

This is the second in a series of posts by politico Jim Emery, who worked in the Communications office of the Ashwin Madia campaign in 2008. With a new congressional campaign underway, Jim’s recollections and analyses are timely.

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This Week’s AWE Events

From the Minnesota Atheists newsletter…

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Inside the Political Process: Jim Emery and the Madia Campaign

This is the first in a series of posts by politico Jim Emery, who worked in the Communications office of the Ashwin Madia campaign in 2008. With a new congressional campaign underway, Jim’s recollections and analyses are timely.

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Minneapolis Primary Sample Ballot

Tomorrow is the day. Following my usual tradition, I’m posting my ballot and reasoning for anyone who trusts my judgment and hasn’t had the time to research all the races.

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DFL BBQ

Consider attending the 3rd annual DFL Barbecue with all the candidates and incumbents. Franken, Klobuchar, Kelliher, all of them. It’s on Saturday, August 21st in Saint Paul. Details here.

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