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Entries by Carol Felsenthal from 06/2009

When Barack Took Michelle to NYC -- No Big Deal When You're POTUS

| Posted 06.08.2009 | Healthy Living

The conceit that Obama is just a guy working to keep the romance in his marriage is ridiculous. He may be working to keep the romance in his marriage, but he will never again be just a guy.

Finally, Barack Obama Has Time for "Date Nights" -- and Golf

| Posted 06.10.2009 | Healthy Living

Obama is finally heeding Michelle's warning about getting injured playing basketball. Perhaps being in office has made him satisfied with the low-impact, and very presidential, game of golf.

The Rev. Wright and James von Brunn -- Creepy Coincidence That Their Anti-Semitic Hatred Was Hurled on Same Day

| Posted 06.11.2009 | Politics

I don't mean to compare von Bunn, who ranted "It's time to kill all the Jews," to Jeremiah Wright, who has done some good things in his career and has supporters whom I consider to be reasonable people.

Obama Girls' Godmother Among Members Of Prestigious White House Commission

| Posted 06.17.2009 | Chicago

Known affectionately by the Obamas as "Mama Kaye," Ms. Wilson is the Obama girls' godmother as well as a friend and contemporary of Michelle's mother, Marian Robinson.

Nixon's Preference for Aborting Mixed Race Babies Hits Hard in the Age of Obama

| Posted 06.24.2009 | Politics

In audio tapes from January and February 1973 Nixon shows "ambivalence" about abortion -- except for miscegenation or rape.