Liberals Against Obama: a house divided
I came across a Facebook page called “Liberals Against Obama”. Snort. I can’t even say it out loud without a chuckle. I figured maybe it’s a group like “Reagan Democrats” who were sick of the Great Society, rich elite Kennedy, and vacuous Carter-style Democrats, and decided that their interests were better served by Reagan, who actually cared about the working man.
But no, they’re not.
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Cold War Revisionism and the Defense of Obama’s Ukraine Blunder
There is an op-ed in the Washington Post by Mark Kramer, director of the Project on Cold War Studies at Harvard University, making the rounds today titled Five myths about the Cold War. Like so many “Myth” themed pieces it is combination falsehoods and fields of burning straw men. Some of the myths aren’t even myths. In my view, if this actually represents the state | Read More »
http://www.mlgoodell.webs.com It is a truth universally acknowledged that every era deserves its own wonky post-election analysts. Lately Mark Halperin and John Heilemann have shrugged on the mantel previously worn by such notables as Jules Witcover, Theodore H. White and, um, Hunter S. Thompson. Their perspicacious coverage of the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections have provided posterity with insights into the sheer brilliance of Barack H. | Read More »
Democracy in Action?
http://www.mlgoodell.webs.com The good news is President Barack H. Obama (D–Chi.), has finally found the leader of a state he’s willing to stand up to. The bad news is it’s the democratically elected Governor of Wisconsin. Organizing for America, an organization authorized by the Democratic National Committee and closely identified with the President, posted a call to arms on its website, which helped organized the thousands | Read More »
The sound of the O on the keyboard
There are no stories today about O’s being pried off keyboards in the White House. When Bush entered the White House, the W’s were gone. There’s an unsubstantiated rumor that the Bushies shut down the comment line at the White House, but I’ve gotten no confirmation and, if true, that doesn’t strike me as anything malicious like yanking letters off keyboards. But, like pointing out | Read More »
An open letter to President-Elect Barack H. Obama regarding The Constitution Of The United States Of America and it’s Amendments
9 November 2008 President-Elect Obama: Sir, you will soon be asked to swear that you will uphold the ideals and laws contained in the founding documents of The United States Of America, all they stand for and to not alter or usurp them in any manner without due process. I truly wish you to understand the depth of belief, passion and history being challenged when | Read More »