Obama Supports the Surge
Barack Obama, speaking with Bill O’Reilly on FOXNews, admits the surge in Iraq is working.The troop surge in Iraq has been more successful than anyone could have imagined, Barack Obama conceded Thursday in his first-ever interview on FOX News’ "The O’Reilly Factor."As recently as July, the Democratic presidential candi
 
Obama Gives the Chicoms an "A" for Effort
Barack Obama made the following statement in a speech yesterday:Everybody’s watching what’s going on in Beijing right now with the Olympics. Think about the amount of money that China has spent on infrastructure. Their ports, their train systems, their airports are vastly the superior to us now, which means if you are a corporation decidin
 
"The Speech"
Buzz, buzz, buzz. You can’t turn anywhere without Obama’s speech in Berlin being discussed. The kool-aid drinkers are orgasmic. The opposition is in spin mode. But what about reaction elsewhere?One of the more interesting articles I found was that by Gerhard Spörl in Speigel Online. In his lede, he pretty well sums it all up:Anyone who s
 
"Don’t tell me words don’t matter!"
Or said another way, "I want to have it both ways:"’I think what’s important is to make sure that we don’t get so obsessed with gaffes that we lose sight of the fact that this is a defining moment in our history,’ - Barack Obama, April 16 debate.Yup, words only "matter
 
Obama’s PA quote
A lot is being made of a recent Obama quote in Pennsylvania. As with things political, there’s quite a bit of hyperbole involved. But instead of just the line or two which seems to have offended most, I thought I’d put the whole quote up here, because, as I see it, there are several things to object too, not just that line. Some are specific t
 
QuotObama: Zero Sum Games
Barack Obama says "stagnant wages and global competition" makes people think opportunity is a "zero sum game"...[I]n an era of stagnant wages and global competition, opportunity comes to be seen as a zero sum game, in which your dreams come at my expense. Michelle Obama says we&r
 
Michelle Obama: We’re going to take part of your pie...
So are we to ignore what the spouse is saying out there on the campaign trail (Bill Clinton wouldn’t appreciate that, would he) and pretend it really isn’t an indicator of what the candidate believes?"If we don’t wake up as a nation with a new kind of leadership ... for how we want this country to work, then we won’t get universal health care," she said.
 
QuotObama: Words
Don’t tell me word aren’t important.