It’s Official: Barack Obama Is the First African-American Presidential Nominee

Thank you, Hillary Clinton: Although there was some suspense over how the nomination process would play out, in the end, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton released her delegates before the roll call to vote for Mr. Obama and announced that she was voting for Mr. Obama and his running mate, Senator Joseph R....

The Attack Women of the Democratic Party UPDATE I

Well, for any of you who thought that the Democratic convention was in danger of turning into a Kerry-esque lovefest, I think it was just made clear about a half hour ago that would not be the case.  Interestingly enough, it was Janet Napolitano who was leading the charge. I was listening to NPR on my way...

Denver: Love and…

About last night… The general consensus of last night was that Michelle knocked her speech out of the park.  There seems to be little regarding anything else. I have yet to get the chance to read or watch the entirety of Michelle’s speech, though I have read and seen excerpts.  What really...

Time To Play The Game

Good morning!  It’s August 25th so I guess that means it’s the first day of the Democratic National Convention. Now, the last month or so of the presidential campaign has been somewhat interesting, and for those hoping to see Senator Barack Obama inaugurated as our next President of the United...

Indicative

Here’s the funny thing about politics; for all the kabuki that goes on, it can be pretty straight forward.  That’s to say that for anyone who pays attention there are two realities; the actual objective reality, and the reality that is produced like a product. Further, the reality that is...

Hooray for Hillary

It’s been a long time since I’ve written “hooray” and “Hillary” in such close proximity, but this piece of hers in The Huffington Post — about the Bush administration’s planned new “rules” that would block access to many common forms of...

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