I’ve been involved in politics on and off since high school.  2008 was a good year!

In July I saw Barack Obama in Berlin:

I even got quoted in the Financial Times!

(third paragraph from the end).


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                  (photo above is from the German magazine “Die Zeit”)

I also worked to try and get a Democrat elected to represent my Congressional district (New York’s 26th).  In the primary I worked for Jon Powers:

In the general election I worked for Alice Kryzan:

Unfortunately, both lost.  So it goes.  Fortunately, we won the big one!

Letter to the editor:  I wrote a few letters to the Buffalo News this election season.  One blogger liked one of them so much that he wrote about it here.

Here are some links to political sites I like:


Daily Kos

Huffington Post

Talking Points Memo



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