election 2008

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That’s PRESIDENT Obama To You!

tags: politics, President Obama Presidential hopeful (Now President) Barack Obama greets the packed house at Fogelman Arena at Tulane University after he speaks. Image: Michael DeMocker

tags: Barack Obama, politics, victory speech, election2008, streaming video This is the third and last part of Obama’s victory speech delivered on 4 November 2008 [9:47]

tags: Barack Obama, politics, victory speech, election2008, streaming video This is the second part of Obama’s victory speech delivered on 4 November 2008 [10:31]

tags: Barack Obama, politics, victory speech, election2008, streaming video This is the first part of Obama’s victory speech delivered on 4 November 2008 [4:12]

tags: Barack Obama, election2008, politics, NYC, Times Square Image: orphaned [larger view]. One of the nice things about living in NYC is the fact that there are often fun things happening that are both spontaneous and free-of-charge. One of those events occurred last evening and continued through the wee hours of today, when I spent…

tags: Sarah Palin, politics, satire, humor, streaming video Sarah Palin cannot tell the truth if you held a moose gun to her head, and she proves it while standing in front of her own fellow morons, spouting lies that can easily be proven wrong. Do we want a lying misogynistic asshole like this in the…

Palin is Her Own Parody

tags: Palin-Couric interview, Sarah Palin, Katie Couric, Palin Foreign Policy experience, streaming video Apparently, during an interview with Katie Couric, Sarah Palin made a mockery of herself as a vice presidential candidate, as a governor of the state of Alaska, and as a woman. I have a video (below the fold) of part of this…

tags: political views, politics, physiology, threat response, psychology, philosophyfight or flight, nature versus nurture Most Americans have been actively engaged in the frustrating sport of arguing about politics, which often leads to the common refrain; “You just don’t get it!” So this made me wonder why people who seem to have similar life experiences can…

tags: presidential primaries, super tuesday, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Democratic primaries Image: NYTimes. This picture represents my fantasy: I see a great presidency resulting from the combination of two intelligent and passionate minds together: two people who discuss things between themselves (and with others) before making important decisions — unlike the typical relationship between a…

Who Should You Vote For?

This online quiz might explain why I am not very excited about any of the candidates who are running for president this time around; Okay, I’ve never heard of Mike Gravel until this moment, have you? What were your results?