Category Archives: Barack Obama

Obama Releases List of Approved Jokes About Himself

From the Borowitz Report: Saying he is “sympathetic to late night comedians’ struggle to find jokes to make about me,” Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill) today issued a list of official campaign-approved Barack Obama jokes. The five jokes, which Sen. Obama … Continue reading

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FOX Attacks: Michelle Obama

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Democratic T-Shirt / Donation

Whatever you believe as a Democrat or Liberal, we need to not elect John McCain as a nation. Check out this link to make a last-minute June donation to the DNC and derail the RNC next November. Seriously. Now.

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The Era of Bad Feelings Infects the Democratic Party

If early 1800s represented an Era of Good Feelings, our times should go down in history as the Era of Bad Feelings. Nowhere has that been better exemplified than in the current nastiness pervading the Democratic Party. Although Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Powell On Our Side?

From WaPo: “I will vote for the individual I think that brings the best set of tools to the problems of 21st-century America and the 21st-century world regardless of party, regardless of anything else other than the most qualified candidate,” … Continue reading

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Which Is Better? A Decent Dem Or 4 More Wars… Er… Years of McBush?

I think that pretty much sums up the situation at hand, folks.

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Barack Obama, the Antichrist

I’m not joking. Welcome to the nutter cavalcade. We have a dedicated blog, a Snopes post (false!), and even Glenn Beck, resident douchebag, is seriously asking the question. Unmentioned at all sources: how the book of Revelation, source of Antichrist … Continue reading

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Americans Are In Trouble: Debt, Declining Life Expectancy, Shorter Too

Thinking of Bobby Kennedy’s real passion during his ’68 campaign for the American worker highlights exactly why our candidates – and our next president – needs to pay some serious attention to the plight of Americans, especially those of the … Continue reading

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Not Exactly Hugs Between Hillary And Barack, But That’s OK

The media has waited with baited breath – and a volume of verbiage the world has rarely seen outside of coverage of Paris Hilton and Brittney Spears’ crotches – for Hillary to do her concession bit and for the two … Continue reading

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Obama Names Vice President Search Team With Cheney’s Smirk

Caroline Kennedy has been named to head up a three-person VP search team for Democratic presumptive nominee, Barack Obama. This differs from George Bush’s 2000 VP search team, headed by Dick Cheney, with only Cheney serving as membership, and – … Continue reading

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Feeling Primary Letdown?

When I awoke this morning, I felt different. It took me an hour or two to figure out why: we don’t have to talk about Democratic Primary races anymore because they ended yesterday. While I found this primary season more … Continue reading

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Well, Here We Go: Obama Says He’s The Nominee

Hillary Clinton may not be conceding yet, but as predicted, Barack Obama – based on delegate counts – has just announted “I will be the nominee.”

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Who Will Be The New Congressional Democratic Lions?

I hate to bring up such a sad subject at such a tough time but, considering times don’t appear headed for wild wonderfulness any year soon and the subject’s too important to ignore, here goes: With the hospitalizations of two … Continue reading

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The Day of “Over” …?

MSNBC: Hillary Rodham Clinton will concede Tuesday night that Barack Obama has the delegates to secure the Democratic nomination, campaign officials said, effectively ending her bid to be the nation’s first female president. The former first lady will stop short … Continue reading

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Are We At The Eve Of “Over”?

According to Keith Olbermann on MSNBC’s Countdown Monday night, Hillary Clinton is giving every signal of suspending her campaign today, as the final two Democratic primaries play out. However, it should also be noted that a suspended campaign can be … Continue reading

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Watching The DNC Rules Committee At Work

I’m not certain quite the purpose for showing the inner workings of the Democrats’ Rules Committee as they wrestle with the issue of delegates and super delegates in contested states Florida and Michigan. On the one hand, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Late Night Political Jokes

“John McCain’s in the news. Earlier today, John McCain released 1,200 pages of his medical records. Or, as his doctor calls it, Chapter One.” –Conan O’Brien “I guess McCain is scheduled to meet with three possible vice presidential nominees this … Continue reading

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DNC: Will Democratic Race End Soon?

Well, this is the weekend the Rules Committee of the Democratic National Convention meets to hammer out what’s happening with delegates and super delegates, Florida and Michigan primary votes and what to do with them, et al. Both DNC chair … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton And The RFK Assassination Reference

Is it just me or is this issue being blown out of all possible proportion? As Time and some other media outlets note, Hillary has referenced the June candidate selection before using her husband’s ’92 selection as candidate and the … Continue reading

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Will 2009 Be The End For Many Lefty Sites?

After eight dark years of Bush/Cheney, I’m looking ahead to the world of lefty blogs and websites without dub-yah and with, most likely, a President Obama. Many lefty sites will likely close-up shop as their theme is anti-dub-yah and he’ll … Continue reading

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