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Emily Cotler

Entries by Emily Cotler

A Romance Novel for Michelle Obama (PHOTOS)

(8) Comments | Posted July 23, 2009 | 12:57 PM

"This looks sexy," the President said, looking at the book the author had just handed him.

Geri Krotow blushed. "It's a World War II romance. I signed it for Michelle."

President Obama was already running late, by more than three hours. Krotow, former naval intelligence officer, Annapolis graduate, and...

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California's Shame

(3) Comments | Posted November 6, 2008 | 12:38 PM

Equality for all. What could be more basic and simple than that? And yet, California's Proposition 8 passed. If you don't know what Prop 8 entails, it's essentially this: its supporters believe that there are rights that should be granted to some, but not others, or essentially: equality only for...

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Canvassing in Colorado; Battleground Blues

(1) Comments | Posted November 3, 2008 | 1:19 PM

"Hi, my name is Emily, and I'm a volunteer for Barack Obama's campaign for change..."

I didn't really understand the term "Battleground State" until I came to Colorado on November 1 to get out the vote. Of course I knew that it meant the race here was close, but unless...

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Dislike Sarah Palin for Many Reasons, but Not This One

(53) Comments | Posted October 24, 2008 | 1:30 AM

Full disclosure: I am a fervent Obama supporter and feel with every fiber of my being that Sarah Palin is wrong for the job, twelve ways to Tuesday. Her belief in fossil fuels, but not fossils makes me close my eyes and search for breath. Don't even get me started...

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