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New York Times/ Obama Vs Wright

The New York Times Editorial Mr. Obama and Rev. Wright   Published: April 30, 2008 It took more time than it should have, but on Tuesday Barack Obama firmly rejected the racism and paranoia of his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., and he made it clear that the preacher does not represent him, […]

The Accidental Hero

It has been said that McCains prime motivation in seeking the Presidency is to surpass his predecessors achievements. He wouldn’t be the first man with such a goal. Possibly it is also McCain’s love of power which drives him. That’s not new either. The words “Commander in chief” would be music to his ears and the majestic strains of “Hail to the Chief” would lead his top forty chart any time.

Obama 30 sec Ad Finalists

“Obama in 30 seconds” best Ad competition Organised by Move On.org  … 24 Judges including Matt Damon 15 Finalists with brilliant 30 sec videos on Obama. You can watch them all, and pass them on. Winner to be announced around 6th May 2008. To be confirmed. http://www.obamain30seconds.org/pc/finalists.html?id=12532-9221553-51wcNt&done=1

Obama heads for edge in Superdelegates

Obama Heads for Superdelegate Edge Candidate Benefits From Calculations Of Elected Officials By JACKIE CALMES April 29, 2008; Page A4 Despite his loss in Pennsylvania and other campaign bumps, Barack Obama is heavily favored to win what will be the final and decisive contest for the Democratic presidential nomination — the “invisible primary” for the convention votes […]

Video * Obama Denouncing Wright!

MSNBC – TV The Link to approx 7 minute Video of Senator Barack Obama denouncing Rev. Wright in the strongest possible terms. America cannot ask for a clearer statement or indeed a more mature approach to dealing with this major campaign distraction. Video – Obama denouncing Wright http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/24371963#24371963 Go Obama [signature]

Obama denounces Wright!

Washington Post    Obama Strikes Back, Denouncing Wright By Peter Slevin WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Sen. Barack Obama today strongly criticized the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, his former pastor, saying that Wright’s comments about the United States in recent days have been “appalling” and “outrageous.” Using his sharpest language yet to describe a series of Wright performances […]

Editor’s email re Rev.Wright

A message from John Hay (editor) Dear Visitor to Telling Thoughts.com  Below is a shortened copy of my hurried reply to an email I received from one of my readers in North Carolina yesterday about Rev.Wright and his behaviour at the National Press Club. Dear Barbara I am delighted you sent me the New York […]

Obama’s white running mate!

Obama/weiss 08: how an old white lady saved BO w/video by maxnyc Mon Apr 28, 2008 at 10:40:53 PM PDT Tonight’s Town Hall in Wilmington, NC with Senator Barack Obama features one of the best unscripted moments in the entire campaign. A moment which could help Obama put this thing away. maxnyc’s diary :: :: […]

Obama Democratic $ Power Broker

Obama’s `Gigantic’ Database May Make Him Party’s Power Broker By Christopher Stern April 28 (Bloomberg) — Barack Obama‘s supporters are giving him more than just record amounts of cash. They also are providing personal information that may make his donor list the most powerful tool in U.S. politics. Even if the Democratic presidential candidate doesn’t […]

Bill Clinton the big Loser

Bill Clinton May Be Biggest Loser of Campaign: Albert R. Hunt Commentary by Albert R. Hunt April 28 (Bloomberg) — Hillary Clinton will have nightmares about her botched run for the presidency; it’ll be worse for Bill Clinton. Senator Clinton’s impressive Pennsylvania primary victory last week exposed Barack Obama‘s general-election vulnerabilities. However, there is nothing […]