Ken Is Speaking Blog

Drayton Lives, But Does SG Finance?

Paul Drayton, the current UF Student Body Treasurer, has spent the last few months in New York City. Frustrated by his general attitude and his refusal to temporarily step aside from the office he...

Stevens Indicted

The senior Republican in the Senate, the longest-serving GOP senator in history, Ted Stevens of Alaska, has just been indicted on 7 counts of falsifying financial disclosure forms, in connection with accepting gifts from...

McCain Gives Away His Last Trump Card

As reported on CNN yesterday, after denying the Iraqis actually called for withdrawal even though they did, Senator McCain is now conceding that a 16-month timetable for withdrawal is “pretty good”, so long as...

Senate Projection – With Stats!

U.S. Senate 2008 Democrats – 53 Republicans – 42 Independents – 2 Tossup – 3 REPUBLICANS NOT UP FOR RE-ELECTION (26) SAFE REPUBLICAN (6) Ala. (Sessions), Tenn. (Alexander), MS-A (Cochran), S.C. (Graham), WY-A (Enzi),...

The Hot Weeks of Summer

Have I ever said I hate the summer? The heat, the humidity, the bright sun, and all the friggin’ tourists mulling about like they’ve all had lobotomies. In fact, I moved up from Florida...

“Proxy Senator” Hits #44 on Amazon Kindle

Okay, it was just in the Political Fiction category, but still… that’s good news! And was probably higher than that on the list in the last few days. The Proxy Senator was my second...

Begich’s Alaskan Disclosure

Validating my endorsement of his candidacy, Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich has both raised $1 million in the last quarter, possibly outraising the ethically challenged Senator Ted Stevens, but he has chosen to disclose every...

Projection Change: South Dakota (EC)

There is a new poll out yesterday which placed the POTUS race in South Dakota as a statistical tie, 47-43 for McCain. This is a state that gave 60% of its votes, twice, for...