Barack Obama

Brennan Removes Name from Top Intelligence Post

November 25, 2008

While most of us are willing to compromise on most issues, some seem to cross the line of support. A former senior U.S. intelligence official Tuesday withdrew from consideration for a top intelligence post in the new Obama administration amid protests from liberal groups linking him to the Bush administration’s “enhanced interrogation” and secret transfers […]

Read the full article →

Barack Obama Introduces New Staff and Smarter Government

November 25, 2008

The qualifications from change.gov: Peter Orszag, Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag currently serves as the Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), overseeing the agency’s work in providing objective, nonpartisan, and timely analyses of economic and budgetary issues — supervising the numerous analytical papers and cost estimates that the agency produces and, […]

Read the full article →

Barack Obama and His Economic Team

November 24, 2008

Today’s Announcements: Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner currently serves as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he has played a key role in formulating the nation’s monetary policy. He joined the Department of the Treasury in 1988 and has served three presidents. From 1999 to […]

Read the full article →

Barack Obama to Grow Grass Roots

November 20, 2008

For all of us who supported President-Elect Barack Obama, particularly some of us older voters, it has come as a pleasant surprise that at least for now Barack Obama’s team is still watering the grass roots. Following the announcement of Obama’s election on November 4th an email was sent out, before his Grant Park appearance, […]

Read the full article →

Gitmo Close to Gone?

November 17, 2008

Last night President-Elect Barack Obama stated dring the 60 Minutes interview with Steve Croft that closing Guantanamo and making certain the United States did not torture prisoners were top priorities. Below is the clip from 60 Minutes on Obama’s views on the Presidency: Watch CBS Videos Online Today on Democracy Now! more came to light […]

Read the full article →

It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over… 71 Days to Go

November 9, 2008

Since the election night speech Barack Obama delivered in Grant Park, every newscaster and pundit have been busy trying to analyze absolutely nothing. In fact, the Sunday morning talk shows were a clinical study of speculation and probing with no results worthy of news coverage. Rahn Emanuel surfaced to take questions. As the probing began, […]

Read the full article →

The Day After the Night Before

November 5, 2008

The word has spread across the world that Barack Obama is the President-Elect. After all the universal partying most of us wanted to sleep in this morning. But… Apparently, there is no rest for the weary. At least the campaigning is over. Interestingly, last night just before President-Elect Obama took the stage in Grant Park, […]

Read the full article →

YES! We Did!

November 4, 2008
Read the full article →

Condolences to Barack Obama and Family

November 3, 2008

Barack Obama’s grandmother, Madelyn Payne Dunham, has died from cancer. Just weeks ago, Senator Obama made a trip to Hawaii to visit his ailing maternal grandmother who raised him for several years while his mother was overseas. Obama has attributed much of his character formation to his beloved grandmother. It was her 86th birthday and […]

Read the full article →

With One Day Left

November 3, 2008

p>With less than twenty-four hours remaining before the polls open the candidates have ramped up their campaigns like a marathon runner getting that last breath of air needed to cross the finish line. They must be tired, but so are the voters. We have watched the longest and most expensive campaigns in American history. Many […]

Read the full article →