December 2007

And there will be no more secret meetings in Dem HQ either…

Was at the Board of Elections this morning, filing my signatures (113- same as my house number)- and saw Lt. Col. Vic Harris US Army Ret. checking his signatures to run in the Ohio 40th against “endorsed candidate” Roland Winburn (see this post). Vic doesn’t have his site up yet, but he has a nice Read More

A florist, a jackeroo, but no advertising professionals- on picking congress.

I read a lot. Today, I came across a passage in “Confessions of an Advertising Man” by the great copywriter and agency chief, David Ogilvy. It was originally published in 1963, a year after my birth. I’ve wanted to read this book for years, so the timing of this paragraph was almost prescient: “But even Read More

How to beat Mike Turner in OH3

I attended a small meeting of Democrats to hear Dr. MacNealy talk about his chances of a Congressional run tonight. I’ve also been looking at search results for Jane Mitakides last bid against Turner, and a bit of Charles Sanders material. None of them have a clue at how to stand up to Mike Turner Read More

Update on OH-3

Jane Mitakides, Charles Sanders and Mike Turner have already filed their petitions. Verification doesn’t come until the BOE meets January 9 or 10. It’s 50 signatures of people in the district, in the most populous county of the district, who are of the party or undeclared (I didn’t count the undeclareds). OH-3 was gerrymandered pretty Read More

You want a piece of me?

Talked to one of my advisers, who happens to hold office, and he said “David, you need to be out there talking to other elected people about your campaign.” So, I’m throwing this out there: you want to meet for coffee, lunch, breakfast, or work out at the Y with me, let me know and Read More

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