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Florida For Obama

Posted November 3, 2008 | 20:29:13 (EST)

I just returned from spending several days in South Florida campaigning for the next President of the United States, Barack Obama. It was one of the most refreshing experiences I've ever had and rekindles my belief in both the electoral process and the bright future that Barack Obama will bring...

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Chicago Dreams

Posted October 15, 2008 | 18:01:28 (EST)

Was that just another windy day in Chicago or the result of a collective sigh from the city's baseball fanatics?

It's been over 100 years since both our baseball teams were in the playoffs at the same time. On the North Side, the anticipation was greater this year than...

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What's Really Important

Posted October 1, 2008 | 18:21:47 (EST)

The world around us is in crisis. Our economy is in the depths and our financial institutions are insecure and in desperate need of assistance. We are at war on a least two fronts (Iraq and Afghanistan/Pakistan) and the Iran's leader has left no doubt of his continuing intentions to...

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Machiavellian, Again

Posted September 30, 2008 | 19:59:28 (EST)

Most informed people, whether part of the media or just concerned citizens, were surprised when the bailout package failed to pass the U.S. House of Representatives.

While a number of Democrats voted against the proposal, the House Democrats still supplied the number of votes they anticipated needing in order...

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What is "Democracy for America?"

Posted September 15, 2008 | 21:12:48 (EST)

I just saw the Democracy for America and Brave New PAC ad regarding John McCain and his prisoner of war experience. Readers should note that I'm a very strong, early supporter of Barack Obama and have been working from day one for his nomination and election.

However, in...

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Speaking Of Judgment

Posted September 3, 2008 | 19:49:09 (EST)

Let's examine the first decisions both presidential candidates made as standard bearers of their respective parties. Barack Obama considered the long list of potential vice presidential candidates, including many who shared the primary stage with him through a very long season.

After careful deliberation, he chose Senator Joe Biden, Chairman...

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Inside The Convention Update

Posted August 26, 2008 | 16:23:50 (EST)

It's really exciting to be here in Denver and be witness to such a historic event. Everyone seems really energized and optimistic about the chance to elect Barack Obama as our next President. Here are some thoughts from the convention's first day and a look ahead to the rest of...

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Inside The Democratic Convention

Posted August 25, 2008 | 08:30:31 (EST)

I've been to most of the Democratic Conventions since 1968, but never have I been as excited about going as I am this year. Maybe it's because Barack is a friend, or because his candidacy offers the historic change so necessary in this country, but this week in Denver will...

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President Obama Would Send a Message to the World

Posted May 3, 2007 | 21:31:04 (EST)

In our lifetime, America has never been more distrusted, or more disliked by the world community than it is today. One of the reasons is the unilaterlist attitude and policies displayed by the Bush administration around the world. After the 2004 election, people around the globe felt the American people...

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