Ken Is Speaking Blog

Another Day, Another Slate Filled

I’ve really got my SG blogging mojo going on. I apologize to the non-SG readers of this blog. Life will return to normal in March. Now, remember the major caveat that I’m 800 miles...

Ken Offers SG Parties To Speak Here

My blog may not be as big on the current SG scene as Christian Duque’s TheRadikal.com. And like him, I have my own views on the election. But I want to extend an olive...

O&B Makes A Splash

Looks like the Alligator dismissed my subtle editorial (posted below as “A Defining Choice”) – wasn’t controversial enough for them, despite the nugget about how every Student Body President in modern history (including the...

A Defining Choice

“We are told that there two sides to every issues. In Washington, it’s a Democratic point of view, or a Republican one. Here at UF, it’s often Greek or independent, establishment or insurgent. These...

The Ethics of Appointments

As long-time readers know, my political history has sided with those who prefer more transparency in government, better ethical policies, and no legacy appointments. In SG parlance, that made me an “independent”. I have...

SG Slating Open Thread

Alright, SGers – how are things going with slating? Any closer to that winning coalition? Will this be a repeat of 2005, with Unite Party winning 50% and the GDI’s splitting the rest? Too...

Thought of the Day

Every single House Republican voted against the stimulus plan last night. When Republicans attack Democrats on taxes, they include any vote that is even tangentially related to tax cuts (like motions to proceed, filibusters,...

Elephants Never Forget (But Should)

Doom and gloom seems to be a very appropriate emotion for the Republicans these days, as they face a bleak political forecast, with perhaps a half-dozen of their Senate seats up for grabs in...