Dear President Obama: When Will You Start Talking “To” Us, Not “At” Us?

For the past several years, I’ve put up with politicians getting used to technology and then finding themselves being “successful” in their political campaigns because they’ve “discovered” social media. I find it especially troubling when the only time people communicate with the public is when they actually need them (e.g. votes on election day or… Continue reading Dear President Obama: When Will You Start Talking “To” Us, Not “At” Us?

Transparency begins online with your website.

Did you know that the White House has a website? Have you taken a look at it before yesterday? What did you think? Rather stiff and conservative, yes? Nothing too shocking or graphical – more like “just the facts”, huh? Well with the recent inauguration of Barack Obama as the country’s 44th president, the White… Continue reading Transparency begins online with your website.

Becoming an interactive political pundit

What a political season we’re having in the United States this year. From the economic collapse of the financial sector to high oil prices, broken mortgages, waging wars in other countries, and perhaps a worldwide recession, people are starting to get worried (or rather they already are). So with today’s scheduled presidential debates in Mississippi… Continue reading Becoming an interactive political pundit

The 21st Century Way to get Elected President…

So as the years roll on, we are rapidly approaching a new election year. 2008 will present an interesting challenge, as Hillary Clinton takes on all challengers within the Democratic party, including Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden, and former Senator John Edwards. Who will claim victory and go against the Republican force… Continue reading The 21st Century Way to get Elected President…