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Hillary will become the new Secretary of State

The New York Times is reporting that New York senator Hillary Clinton has been offered and will accept the position of Secretary of State in the new President-elect Obama administration.  She will resign her position in the Senate. I’m pleased with this announcement.  I know the Register thinks she’s a lightweight, but she can’t be…

Rush Limbaugh: Obama is Arab, Not African-Amrican

Our friends at Media Matters had this post  that just has to confirm Rush Limabugh is dipping into an alternate reality.  On his program, Rush claimed Barack Obama isn’t African-American, he’s an Arab-American. From the piece: On the September 22 broadcast of his syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh baselessly claimed that Sen. Barack Obama is…

Born Liberal or Born Conservative?

A new study publihed recently suggests that people are either born liberal or born conservative (sort of like you’re born gay or born straight) — your political viewpoints are hardwired in your DNA and the notion we can change hearts and minds based on ideas is not the case. Here’s the story in the UK…

The Definition of Hope and Change

Obama’s speech in full; one of the great speeches of all time.   To Chairman Dean and my great friend Dick Durbin; and to all my fellow citizens of this great nation; With profound gratitude and great humility, I accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States. . Let me express my thanks…