Top > Dave's World > Weblog Archive > 2004 > November > 03Previous/Next

Scripting News, the weblog started in 1997 that bootstrapped the blogging revolution.
Permanent link to archive for Wednesday, November 03, 2004. Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Photos: A storm building outside SacramentoPermanent link to this item in the archive.

Driving through Bush Country, looking Jewish with Massachusetts plates on my Lexus, I felt really self-conscious. 51 percent of the electorate looked the other way and re-elected a President who started a war with a far-away country that was no threat to the US. Why do people like me feel so scared of what this country has become? Simple. How do we know they won't go to war with us?  Permanent link to this item in the archive.

An Interstate-5 Morning Coffee Notes podcast. Kerry lost. What Dems can take away from the loss. 2008. Topics for discussion at BloggerCon.  Permanent link to this item in the archive.

A picture named vomited.jpgNY Times: "Now that a victor has been announced, the American people know what to do in these situations: accept George W. Bush as the rightfully elected president." Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Electoral Vote Predictor for 11/3/04. Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Heads up, at 5PM Pacific, there are still slots open for the conference. Tomorrow morning, no matter what, registration will close, so we can print badges and lists. Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Al Sharpton was on Anderson Cooper on CNN, making a ton of sense. As usual. Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Arrived in Palo Alto. Listened to Kerry's concession speech about a dozen times on the radio. It was great. Next time, be careful about nominating a guy who gives a great concession speech. The best concession speech is an overdose of sleeping pills, or a self-inflicted bullet wound in the head. You want a guy who can't conceive of losing. The Democrats have had too many great losers. I want a great winner in 2008. Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Registration is now open for 75 more people for BloggerCon. I likely won't check in again until I reach Palo Alto this afternoon. At the rate things are going, I expect all 75 will be gone by then. If you know someone who wants to come, please let them know asap, before registration closes for the last time. Thanks.  Permanent link to this item in the archive.

As they were announcing Kerry's concession on NPR, I was driving in the snow in the mountains outside Shasta Lake. Of course I took a Quicktime movie with my camera to remember the moment. Permanent link to this item in the archive.

A picture named bambino.jpgYour correspondent is checking in from Redding, California; alive and well. Had a white-knuckle drive south yesterday, pouring rain the whole way, very low visibility. Spent the night in Medford, Oregon, no net connection. I'm in a Starbuck's. First thing I note is that is down. Oy. Just when we opened up 75 new slots. It's back up now, and should stay up (fingers crossed). Please, if you were wanting to register, please do so now. Many apologies for the disconnect. was down too.  Permanent link to this item in the archive.

Speaking of disconnects, George Bush was re-elected. But it was a triumph of philosophy anyway. Remember the Red Sox went 84 years before beating the Yankees and winning the World Series. Eventually they prevailed. We will too. I said if Kerry won we'd hold his feet to the fire. That goes triple for Dubya. Okay, four more years.  Permanent link to this item in the archive.

If you're a Republican, do you get to hang with Katherine Harris? Permanent link to this item in the archive.

I'm traveling, so I'm taking pics. Here are some random pics that were in my camera before. Ethan Zuckerman will probably like the pictures of containers in the port of Seattle. I took a pic of Scoble as we were recording our podcast a couple of weeks ago, and took a pic of a BSOD that's been showing up recently as I restart my ThinkPad.  Permanent link to this item in the archive.


Last update: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 at 7:34 PM Eastern.

Dave Winer Mailto icon

Click here to view the OPML version of Scripting News.

Morning Coffee Notes, an occasional podcast by Scripting News Editor, Dave Winer.

November 2004
Oct   Dec

Click here to see an XML representation of the content of this weblog.


© Copyright 1997-2005 Dave Winer. The picture at the top of the page may change from time to time. Previous graphics are archived.