Posts tagged ‘YouTube’

November 10, 2008

Waukesha Carnival 11/10/2008

by thoughtfulconservative

Here we go!

Let’s start with something light. Bryon Houlgrave has some photos from a recent excursion to Wirth Park (skateboarding for those unfamiliar).

Locally, Mayor Larry Nelson‘s blog is still just posting the mayor’s memos detailing his activities. Of interest may be point 5 the upcoming schedule of meetings through the beginning of the year.

Alexander is closing Hobo Springs. Don’t despair. He’s still posting at A Little Off Main.

Curt Otto at Maple & Main gives us the conclusion of the missing tree saga.

Kyle Prast attended the Republican “Victory” party at the Country Springs Hotel and has posted pictures and thoughts at Practically Speaking.

In cooking, MommaBlogger has found a recipe for lasagna humbly named The Best Lasagna Ever. You can see pictures of it at Homemaker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

In state news, Senator Mary Lazich (chief aide Kevin Fischer?), writing at Conservatively Speaking, spotlights an initiative that would put a data base of state government spending on the web.

Huckleberry Dumbell at The Spring City Chronicle disagreed with Jessica McBride’s article in Milwaukee Monthly on the deaths of several college students in La Crosse.

Of interest to bloggers, Cindy Kilkenny shares a tool at Fairly Conservative for editing those YouTube clips that all the cool kids are posting.

Then on national items, The Asian Badger links to an article in Forbes magazine on the financial mess.

Dad29 had a couple of items on the recent campaign that could use attention.

The Family Guy looks at Obama’s challenges in Nation United? Hardly.

JJ Gravelle, newly appointed community columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, posts about “big food” over at The Daily Scoff.

Scott Feldstein has some suggestions for the GOP.

silent e thinks Gov. Sarah Palin scares the Left.

Finally, James WIgderson mirrors many of my own thoughts in this post at Wigderson Library & Pub.

That’s it for this week’s carnival. Tune in next week for another edition of the best of Waukesha bloggers.

March 13, 2008

The election and the web

by thoughtfulconservative

An e-mail from techPresident informs me that the last post on John McCain’s blog was Mar. 4 and before that was Feb. 25. What’s up with that?

On a related note, I signed up for a “MyMcCainSpace” a while back and I can’t logon. All I get is this error page.

Maybe he’s conceding the internet to Obama and MoveOn.org who have some ambitious plans, it seems.

Some other news on the technology front, courtesy of techPresident.

YouTube is expanding its popular YouChoose platform to Senators, Congressman, and state candidates.

There was also a link to a site called TubeMogul which had an analysis of the correlation between online video views and donations to presidential candidates. Fascinating.

March 10, 2008

Vice presidential candidates and the web

by thoughtfulconservative

TechPresident is keeping track of Technocrati mentions of candidates on blogs.

Here is the chart of Democratic vice presidential candidates. Here is the one for potential Republican vice president. (Well, those links are supposed to go to each chart, but it just goes to the main page, so you’ll have to scroll down to the end.)

They also have charts on MySpace friends, Facebook, YouTube views, and others.

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