President Obama

Why I detest Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney is the most unethical, irresponsible politician in America. I respect Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, or any other conservative who says what he believes. But Mitt Romney will say absolutely anything if he thinks it will help him. As Governor of Massachusetts, Romney supported choice, health care reform, and fair, progressive taxation. Now he purports to believe the opposite. B... »

Iowa caucus memories

It’s been 4 years since the 2008 Iowa caucus. Following is a post I made one year after the caucus. What lessons did we learn from Iowa? First, we had the best organization, primarily volunteers. Second, people like a positive campaign. We didn’t attack Sen. Clinton or Sen. Edwards; instead, we told people why we thought Sen. Obama would be the best President. Third, don’t let co... »

Obama’s 2002 Iraq speech

As the US completes its withdrawal from Iraq, re-watch Barack Obama’s 2002 speech opposing the Iraq war. »

President Obama addresses economic unfairness

“Yesterday, in Kansas, President Obama gave a speech foretelling his 2012 campaign. The theme this time is economic division — perhaps better known as inequality.” Ezra Klein, The Washington Post. Take the time to watch or read the whole speech — it’s excellent: What a Fair Shot at Success Means | The White House »

The birthers return (ugh!)

A good friend forwarded an email he received from his cousin claiming that President Obama wasn’t born in the US and urging “patriotic Americans” to circulate it to everyone they know. Here’s the response I sent him. Feel free to copy it in whole or in part if you get similar emails. —————————————... »

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