Tag Archives: Barack Obama

One More Political Thing

And since I’ve been writing so much about politics the last couple days, I want to say one more thing that’s on my mind.
Everywhere I look in the press, I see Democrat-friendly people complaining that the primary contest between Clinton and Obama is so divisive that Democrats will be unable to unite once one of […]

Obama

It’s always nice to see a politician change his mind, explain why, and actually have good reasons.

Welcome Back to the Fifth Grade

You know why “political” types bother me? Because they don’t care about real political issues, such as solving social, legislative, or public policy problems. All they care about is their stupid game.
For instance, consider the bloggers discussed in this post over at Threat Level on Wired:
Liberal bloggers are expressing outrage over Barack Obama’s appearance this […]

Ron Paul vs. Obama on the War

Obama is often touted as the true Democratic candidate for change in contrast to Clinton and the Neocon Republicans. One such change would then be ending  the war in Iraq and maybe trimming down our overseas empire–this would be a pleasant change, right? What would you say then if I told you that Obama wants […]

Further thoughts on Dr. Paul: Unity

I’ve thought about the presidential rhetoric promising to unify and heal our divided country. I tend to find it tiresome, but the ultra-parochial, no-compromises culture that often permeated the Bush White House does give one pause! Obama in particular loves to emphasize unity. All fine and good, but when a man supports partial birth abortion, […]