Archive for the ‘Change’ Category

Gets Worse

07Nov08

The GOP loses another senate seat as Gordon Smith falls in Oregon. What happened? In the end, the Democrats succeeded primarily because of two factors. First was the willingness of a little-known rookie speaker of the Oregon House, Jeff Merkley, to ignore the advice of friends who thought he should stay in his job and […]


The hope for an end to financial struggle – mortgage payments, college tuitions, transportation – is a universal one. The belief that relieving some of that burden from those with the least is the job of government – not by improving one’s potentials but by gifting – is a driving force of liberalism. This is […]


No We Can’t

01Oct08

I don’t see why it matters much even if VP debate moderator Gwen Ifill’s book is a celebration of the wonder of Barack. She’s from PBS, so we weren’t expecting her to be other than highly supportive of the Democratic ticket. The McCain camp is claiming it didn’t know about Gwen Ifill’s book prior to […]


Faux Leadership

30Sep08

As has been the case throughout his career, Barack Obama has ducked the opportunity to lead on the biggest issue of the day. For example, Obama and his wife, Michelle, were among thousands attending the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation‘s annual awards dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. He hailed the caucus, founded nearly […]


Are people voting for Barack because he represents Change? It hardly seems possible, since his time in the U.S. Senate has shown him to be one of the top representatives of the status quo. Consider this. Last year, the average United States Senator voted with his party 84% of the time. Obama, on the other […]


Remember during primary season, when Barack worked really hard to convince people he was the candidate who could bring change? Once he got the nomination, he changed all his positions, so pretending to be a new kinda politician seemed like a waste of all the money that Barbra Streisand, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg had […]


Who needs Barack to enunciate what politics will look like after he changes the way Washington does business? It appears Barack Obama’s teleprompter is hitting the campaign trail. Who needs Barack when we can all just read it for ourselves? The Democratic presidential nominee has never tried to hide the fact he delivers speeches off […]