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Obama To Lay Out Afghan Strategy

“The 30,000 additional troops that I am announcing tonight will deploy in the first part of 2010 – the fastest pace possible – so that they can target the insurgency and secure key population centers. They will increase our ability to train competent Afghan Security Forces, and to partner with them so that more Afghans can get into the fight. And they will help create the conditions for the United States to transfer responsibility to the Afghans.”

Obama’s Weekly Address: Traveling Abroad for Our Economy at Home

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama described the progress made during his trip to Asia, and detailed steps the administration is taking to spur job creation.  The President explained how increasing exports to Asia Pacific nations can create hundreds of thousands of jobs in America and described the upcoming jobs forum which…

Michael Moore on Obama’s Nobel Prize

I am still a bit taken aback from the right wingers who are bitching in their Rice Krispies about President Obama’s selection for the Nobel Peace Prize.  A friend sent me a link to Michael Moore’s website and he posted as good an explanation about why the President won as any I have read. Moore…

Obama Wins Nobel Prize for Diplomacy

From the LATimes: President Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for what the committee called “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” Obama is only the third sitting…

What would Rick Warren say?

The Bible is supposed ot be the definitive word of God, but it’s not good enough for the people that brought you Conservipedia who have launched an effort to edit the Bible to purge it of Liberal Bias. Here’s the detail on the project itself. From the BeliefNet post: As of 2009, there is no…