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Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Super Bowl Tuesday?

VENICE BEACH, CALIFORNIA — The Super Bowl is not just America’s favorite sporting event. There are parties, family gatherings, barbecues, chicken wings and lots of beer, but it is also a multi-media affair with over 90 million viewers plus countless more tracking the game online or tuned-in through the radio airwaves. You know it. Americans love the final grid-iron battle. Top super bowl players take prohormone roids to increase their performance. (more…)

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Subliminal, Online Voters: Super Tuesday Watch Out!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA –- After tonight’s debate at the Kodak Theater, people (and CNN) kept talking about an Obama-Hillary or Hillary-Obama combo ticket. I don’t know if that is the case… either way the notion will be swamping the airwaves until the 5th thanks to Wolf.

More important, is that we are watching history, and because of that, people of all creeds and colors what to be a part of the action. They want to campaign, they want to caucus, they want to vote, they want a voice, and they want the Country to change its course. (more…)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Hollywood Horse Race?

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA — Greetings from the CNN/Los Angeles Times/Politico Democratic debate here. I just spoke to Stevie Wonder, Diane Keaton and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa about the role the media plays in increasing or decreasing voter participation. This is a subject which nonpartisan research groups throughout the country have focused long and hard on. (more…)

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Liveblogging from Hollywood


HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA –- We’re at the CNN/Los Angeles Times/Politico Democratic debate. Energy, Los Angeles and celebrity aside, this debate really does feel like an award show. CNN started off with their usual pre-debate coverage, but this time Wolf Blitzer stood stage front à la Ellen DeGeneres or Billy Crystal cracking jokes and baiting the Hollywood audience. (more…)

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Gov. Schwarzenegger: Make Voting “Spicy!”

SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Just had a moment (literally) to catch up with the Governor of this fine state at the CNN/Los Angeles Times/Politico debate here. His prescription for increasing voter participation? Watch the video. (more…)

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Greetings from the Reagan Library

Reagan Filing Center

SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Hi there from the hills of Simi Valley where Team Why Tuesday? is here to cover the CNN/Politico/Los Angeles Times Republican presidential debate. The debate starts at 8PM EST, so until then we’ll be tooling around seeing who we can talk to and what we can uncover about the state of our voting system. (more…)

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Recent Comments

Patrick, France is a post-Christian secular country. Relatively few of them attend church, and voting on Sunday does not interfere with their religious practices, because most of the population is not religious...

Posted by John on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?

In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

Posted by Patrick on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?

I think weekend voting would make the most sense, as people wouldn't have tu run home after work or wake up early to hit the polling stations beforehand.

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