Daily Archives: March 5, 2008

Nipping it in the Bud, Part II

Dear Barack Obama supporters: Please stop complaining that Hillary Clinton has the temerity to win the popular vote from time to time and won’t just die. If you want to play the inevitability game here, go back six months and review who was the inevitable Democratic candidate at that point. Hint: It wasn’t Barack Obama. […]

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How to Write a Big Idea

Since I’m now getting a lot of writers wanting to participate in The Big Idea feature, I figure it will be useful to give them a reference document on how to write one (and how not to). Hence the following, which I will direct folks to rather than having to write this all over and […]

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Icy Ice

The same storm that knocked out my power for more than half a day also deposited a skating rink worth of ice onto my¬† yard. To be accurate, the water which would become the ice was already in the lawn because up until yesterday afternoon, the temperatures were in the 40s and 50s, and all […]

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Darke County Up Close

The Washington Post headline read: In Rural Ohio, It’s No Country For Democrats, and I thought, bet you it’s about where I live. And sure enough, the reporter went to Greenville, county seat of Darke County (and where, some of you OMW readers may recall, John Perry went to get inducted into the Colonial Defense […]

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Ice Storm Outage

The winter storm that went through Ohio knocked out power here starting yesterday afternoon and continuing through about five minutes ago (5 am). I’m catching up with everything right now, online and off. I’ll probably not be posting a lot here today. Of course, I always say that and then go on a posting tear. […]

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