Esrati: the accessible candidate

How to piss people off- a Pecha Kucha presentation by David Esrati

I love Pecha Kucha. 20 slides, 20 seconds each, to tell a story, make a point, entertain, make people think. The format is to force people to distill their ideas to something manageable- concise, and worth your time. Not a long essay, not a tweet- but something that just works. Back in March, at Dayton’s Read More

The Whaley tax on rich people- campaign finance report

The pre-election campaign finance reports were due today. I’m happy to say I turned mine in on time. A mere 9 pages. Compare that to the 43-page book turned in by the Whaley campaign and you’ll start to understand. I’m $200 away from reaching my goal of $10,000. She got more $10K checks from unions- Read More

Video for the people: Esrati and his camera at candidates forums

For the last 4 years- or 4 political races- if you’re counting, I’ve been videotaping candidates nights and posting them on YouTube. I believe more people should have access to these events, which are not widely publicized or well attended. This week, we had two that had larger crowds- Monday night at the NAACP event, Read More

Sunday morning pancakes. 9am to 1pm

It’s pancake breakfast time! I still need to raise about $1900 to reach my goal of $10,000. So it’s time to put on the chefs hat and sell my pancakes. From scratch buttermilk pancakes- made with ingredients from the 2nd Street public market. The eggs come from Jean at KJB Farms, the cake flour, baking Read More

Candidates’ night season begins

Candidates’ nights kick off tonight at Belle Haven School on Free Pike, just West of Gettysburg. Hosted by the Northern Hills Neighborhood association it begins at 7 p.m. I’ve been posting all the events at http://electesrati.com/?cat=61 but it’s not as user friendly as I’d like. Tomorrow night, I’ve been invited to speak at the Riverdale Read More

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