Ken Is Speaking Blog

An Email Faux-Pas

My enthusiasm for Mark Warner running for the Senate is dampened just a bit on the manner in which he made the announcement. Basically, he leaked to the mainstream media that he would be...

Run Mark Run!

Last year, some folks at Raising Kaine burned me a bit for an anecdote I gave about now-Senator Jim Webb’s primary opponent and the importance of a handshake on a low-information voter. Well, maybe...

SG Blogging Continues

Another fall election approaches for my alma mater, and judging by the news stories coming out so far, it sure looks to be a fun one to watch, even from 800 miles away. First,...

Remembering 9/11

It is a sad commentary on where we are as a nation that, on the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, the mastermind behind it all, Osama bin Laden, still hasn’t been caught...

Testing the Cat Blog

Also known as my “digicam” feature (short for “digital camera”), I have FINALLY been able to launch my catblogging efforts. Of course, as I’m new to photography (beyond just touristy stuff) and new to...

Republicans in the Closet

I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Idaho Republican and U.S. Senator, Larry Craig, was arrested and pled guilty for charges related to allegedly soliciting lewd behavior in a public restroom. Obviously, for a...

Why I Hate UPS

I ordered my digital camera from Amazon last Thursday. By Saturday, the UPS tracking was marked as “in transit” and was in Laurel, Maryland. For the last few days, I’ve been stewing over the...

Things In The Pipeline

Here is a short list of things going on right now: 1) My employer, the UMWA Health & Retirement Funds, is looking for 2 Benefits Specialists right now. You’d be working with union coal...