If the only time you can actually speak from your heart is when you have lost, then why are you running? What good are you doing anyone, including yourself?
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The table is set to wipe away the legacy of decades of failed conservative ideology, but what becomes of that opportunity is up to us.
My son will be growing up in a world my father didn't, a world with more possibilities open to him than existed before; closer, at least, to the world as it should be than the world as it was. Or is.
An advocate for the environment will be the next US president. We may be eight years late, but America is finally poised to enter the 21st century.
Mr President-Elect, there is a pile of ticking time-bombs waiting in your in-tray and you have to defuse each one of them, fast. Welcome to the next four years of your life.
What an insult it is to the idea of accountability -- this notion that responsibility for the ugly emotions unleashed by demagoguery this campaign season is wiped away by a concession speech.
Being pleased to make this vote, this connection with my land again will stay with me for as long as what forever might be.
It has been estimated that we could fund the changes necessary to turn our world around by shifting just 1/6th of the world's military budget into programs that support energy efficiency.
AdAge announced today that yesterday, November 4, is the most significant day for marketers in the history of the world.
Elections aren't about intellect. They're about emotion. That's why people so often vote against their own interests.
The country will never be the same. Obama has succeeded in bringing out our better nature, in appealing to our better selves.
Last night, while standing just a few feet from the podium from which our next pro-choice president spoke, I was overcome with pride and emotion.
Nowwe start the fight to create a country and an an economy that works for us, for We, the People.
No matter what your name or race is you can make it here. America is for real. The hope is real.
"Americans Chose Change" was the striking blue headline in Wednesday's An-Nahar daily of Lebanon.
Barack Obama is under no obligation to govern like a centrist or temper his policy goals to accommodate a point-of-view that the American people have decisively rejected. Obama won. Elections have consequences.
What economic doctrine will "Obamanomics" be based on? Will it be Rubinomics with its focus on fiscal discipline and reigning in spending? Neo-Keynesianism? Or will it be Innovation Economics?
The tears running down my face last night and this morning were of something so much more than happiness, so much more than simple relief. They were an exhalation.
I did not fully understand the power of our inspired cliche; until I moved to a place - even one as civilized as France - where they are not born with it .
In the election returns, hidden in plain view, is license for President-elect Obama to fundamentally rethink U.S. policy toward Cuba and expand on his incremental approach.
McCain didn't even write his memoir. And the book reads like it was written by the captain of the football team who had the smart kid do it for him.
You know what, I'm shell shocked. I can't feel glad yet, that's a quirk of mine, it's hard for me to celebrate.
To be sure, the failing economy provided Democrats the context they needed. But a candidate with a little backbone gave them the ability to convince voters to take a chance on change.
The first order of business -- and one that cannot wait until inauguration -- must be halting the robbery-in-progress known as the "economic bailout."
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