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Entries by David Mixner from 07/2008

Senator Claire McCaskill for Vice President

| Posted 07.14.2008 | Politics

Over the last weeks, I have been scratching my head wondering who would be a great Vice President for our nominee, Barack Obama. My thoughts have drif...

The Endangered Wild Dogs of Africa

| Posted 07.14.2008 | Green

Over the thirty years I have traveled back and forth to Africa, I had never seen the notorious Wild Dogs. I had given up hope of ever seeing these maundering creatures.

Republicans: "On the 12 Days Before The Election"

| Posted 07.22.2008 | Politics

On the 12 days before the election... McCain will be saying "Bush Who?" He will be reminded at the polling booth.

If Iraq Wants Us Out By 2010 - Lets Get the Hell Out!

| Posted 07.23.2008 | Politics

No one can possibly justify one more American soldier being killed or one more American bombing raid after 2010. Clearly the Iraqi leaders feel they can govern effectively within two years without the current U.S. occupation.

Turkey Hollow Almanac: The Power of Words

| Posted 07.27.2008 | Politics

As I recounted in my initial thoughts about the Obama Berlin speech, I recalled that Gandhi said we have to value our words as much as our actions. Obama understands that, and our history has shown it to be true.

Obama's Headquarters: Substance and Organization

| Posted 07.31.2008 | Politics

Yesterday I went to some meetings in the Chicago Headquarters of the national Obama for President campaign. I was awestruck -- clearly a new age has arrived in American politics.