Monthly Archives: August 2008

Something Doesn’t Fit

John McCain chose Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his vice presidential pick. What you need to know about her is that she is a woman. She has been governor for less than two years. Prior to that she was mayor … Continue reading

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Transcending The Moment

"In a sense we’ve come to our nation’s capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every … Continue reading

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Meet Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama spoke tonight at the Democratic National Convention. Convention speeches do not get much better than this. Listen to the whole speech.

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The Dream Shall Never Die

"For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die." – Edward Kennedy, 1980 Democratic National Convention The presidential ambitions of Edward Kennedy, the … Continue reading

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Good Choice

The Associated Press just confirmed that Barack Obama has picked Senator Joseph Biden of Delaware as his running mate. It is a good choice. From the AP: The Associated Press has learned that Delaware Senator Joe Biden is Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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