Bill Spaulding

Obama Takes Decisive Lead in Early California Results

MyVote California High School Mock Presidential Primary Election – Ok, I admit it. I was surprised to learn of this. I’ve lived in California for 31 years and did not know this takes place. 450 high schools in California participate. High school students voted yesterday and today. It’s sanctioned by the Secretary of State’s office.…

Toni Morrison Endorses Barack Obama

As eloquent as ever, author Toni Morrison announced her endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama. Here is her letter. Dear Senator Obama, This letter represents a first for me–a public endorsement of a Presidential candidate. I feel driven to let you know why I am writing it. One reason is it may help gather other supporters;…

KTLA Visits Obama OC

This afternoon KTLA Channel 5 spent an hour or so at the Obama OC office where scores of volunteers were hard at work making calls for the February 5 primary. The nice people from Channel 5 interviewed several of the busy campaign volunteers and videotaped others who were on the phone. More details about what…

New Hampshire Debate Open Thread

The New Hampshire Debate just got underway. Is the nomination at stake? Or is it merely a step on the path? Any predictions? Either party? Who’s likely to triumph? Who needs a stellar performance tonight? Anyone’s future going to be decided tonight?

On Behalf of Barack Obama the Hopemonger

OK, here’s the deal on Obama. He is not only consistently right on the issues, he’s also inspiring and uplifting. The significance of Iowa is that the reality of his candidacy is even more exciting than the potential of it. Yes, Democrats generally also won and that’s an entirely appropriate conversation already begun elsewhere here.…