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An Australian For Barack

For ease of access and as an historical record for Obama supporters,”An Australian for Barack” is a group listing of 50 of the 121 magazine articles I managed to write while supporting Barack via my website Telling Thoughts during the 2008 US Presidential campaign. Links to the articles, many of which include videos,are listed monthly in chronological order.

Obama’s Quest / America’s Impossible Dream?

This is your chance to be one of many, and through “E Pluribus Unum” – “Out of many, One”. A more united America will grow. In Barack Obama’s own words, “A more perfect union”.This time, the power of your voting choice can change your life, change America and thus change the world. This day will be yours to remember.

Taking Control of the Agenda

Although McCain has been in the Senate since 1987 people don’t really know the real McCain. He has promoted an image. That image is tarnished, but it needs to be completely stripped. Personally I would begin by painting McCain as the crazy Dr Strangelove character he threatens to be. Remember the movie and the role played by Peter Sellers? This is no movie.

From Olympic Coach & Glory to Greater Things

After years of gut wrenching work and personal sacrifice,the disappointment felt by some athletes can be quite overwhelming. As correctly identified by the AOC, these are times when an experienced Liaison Officer can play an important role in helping an athlete through a rough emotional period.Every member of the Australian team knows they can depend on Lawrie Lawrence being there for them. Reassuring them while picking up the pieces, focusing on the positives, re-igniting the spirit, always looking forward with words of support and encouragement.

In Answer to Antonia!

As you will see, this story is not so much about the subject of our emails. It has more to do with the underlying message which highlights the loss of something essential to the peace and prosperity of every part of the world. And that is trust. Trust between people, trust between governments and a loss of trust in the integrity of many of those incumbent in goverment.