Tag Archive for Barack Obama

Hey, Bush & McCain: Why The Thrill of the Drill?

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama and MyDD) Recently, there’s been plenty of talk by Republicans like George Bush and John McCain about lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. They claim that because gas prices have become so high, it’s time for us American to stop being worrywarts and embrace the thrill of the…

Obama coming to LA

President-elect (if Mimi Walters can say it…) Barack Obama will be in Los Angeles Tuesday Night, June 24, 2008 for a VIP dinner.  The event will be held at Dorothy Chandler Pavillion with a general reception and a special performance by Seal and David Foster.  Requested contribution is $2,300 a person and limited VIP tickets…

One Less 527 & Some Thoughts on Campaign Funding

UPDATE: Quite a few people continue to donate. According to Talking Points Memo and others, MoveOn.org is closing its 527 advocacy group in deference to Obama’s call to end such groups. “This is an affirmation that we, like Senator Obama, believe that this election can be won by ordinary Americans giving small donations,” according to…

The 2008 Presidential Electoral College Map

I advise fellow LiberalOC.com readers to check out an excellent website, www.FiveThirtyEight.com. The 538 signifying the total number of electoral college votes for president. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com came from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election projection database that combines projections from multiple sources. Since our friends at Red County have twice used the phrase…

The McCain Myth

Hey, everyone! I’m sorry that I haven’t been spending much time with you all. Just know that I’m still dedicated to TheLiberalOC.com’s wonderful community, and I won’t be leaving any time soon. But anyways, I’ve been working with one of my friends at Clintonistas for Obama on an exciting project that I want you to…

Al Gore to Endorse

Tonight in Detroit, Michigan at 5:30 pm PDT, Al Gore will announce his endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama. Finally. A few hours from now I will step on stage in Detroit, Michigan to announce my support for Senator Barack Obama. From now through Election Day, I intend to do whatever I can to make sure…