"Everyone I talk to wants change but on base you can't say certain things. At a bar or a party, everyone tells me they're voting for Obama... My military friends are tired of being lied to."
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Seven months after Obama's election, more than 80% of Democrats and a majority of independent voters agree that their votes for change translated into tangible action.
Both President Obama and the Republican Party (and even failing sectors like the auto industry), could learn a thing or two from my generation.
In Lebanon, where divisions dominate both the political and media spectrum, a new and independent youth newspaper, is shaking up the status-quo.
The idea that the GOP can get all of their members to sign up for Twitter, flip its position on gay marriage and suddenly have young voters rushing to join the party misses the point.
What has changed that would explain why negative advertising is losing its punch in Canada? The answer is the election of President Barack Obama by the young voters of America.
What Liberty's administration needs isn't just a lesson in tolerance - it's a long, honest look in the mirror.
Embodying the millennial spirit of pragmatic idealism, Pleitez is running a campaign predicated on listening and engaging people at the grassroots level.
In these troubled economic times, with a record government deficit, those engaging in service are more needed than ever. Service can fill the holes that government simply cannot.
Now is not the time for young people inspired during the election cycle to fall into complacency. Instead, their energy should be channeled into the fight to end domestic violence.
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One of our lead political correspondents at Scoop44, Liz Cermak, wrote up a terrific review of the recent CNN/Facebook collaboration during President Obama's quasi-State of the Union.
When it comes to politics, today's college freshmen resemble their baby boomer parents of 40 years ago in all ways except two. One way makes perfect sense; the other is a puzzle.
Console yourself that you're amongst the millions of other parents who can't get their kids to eat vegetables. I haven't heard of one case of scurvy reported lately, have you?
We held up our purple tickets to prove that we all deserved a place on the other side of the gates, and watched with envy as anyone who made it through ran in with joy.
This is a call to you, Generation Obama. We must show the equal enthusiasm to our communities as we did in getting out the vote.
We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.
Part of what I always suspect comes out of articles like this, is the affirmation from some that a browner America should also mean minorities can finally stop complaining about inequalities.
The clean energy industry may lack the donations that flooded into the presidential campaign, but that doesn't mean we can't take advantage of the online social networking systems utilized.
It's true! Jindal is young, brown, and the child of immigrants. Since we, too, are young, brown, and the children of immigrants, I guess that means we're voting for Jindal in 2012!
While Obama has supported many LGBT rights in the past and favors secular civil unions as a solution to the inequality currently imposed, he has stopped short of calling for full marriage equality.
While some celebrated that New Hampshire just became the first state to have a majority of women legislators in one of their chambers, the question to ask is, why are they the only ones?
"May you live in interesting times" is supposed to be a curse, but I think it sounds sexy and dangerous. This year certainly has been both -- I'm thankful I've gotten a front row seat.
Dispelling the myth that young people never vote, Millennials cast ballots in larger numbers than young voters had in any recent presidential election.
The news came in that California passed Proposition 8. I am horrified at 52% of California's voters. How could you?
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