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Illinois Ends Blagojevich Farce

As I watched the Senate deliver it’s damning verdict live via C-Span, I was reminded of the credo of former US Supreme Court Justice Brandeis – “sunshine is the best disinfectant”. A philosophy that ex Governor, now plain – Mr Blagojevich, would never support.

In A League of His Own

In correctly assessing the public mood and the issue upon which to construct his campaign for “Change” in Washington, Barack Obama displayed an uncanny sense of being at one with the people. Such a connectivity is the liveblood of every successful politican. Contrary to the McCain campaign, the Obama juggernaut has been brilliantly managed in every respect.

Come Judgement Day

After all of the debates, all of the caucuses, all of the primaries, all of the expense, all of the public infighting, and the possibility of a Party split of such magnitude, the Republications would be gifted the keys to the White House; the burning question for the fence sitting Superdelegates must be; When should we act and how should we act? Doing nothing is fast disappearing as an option. Delay is risking everything. And for what! Playing russian roulette with the Party’s future,is a very dangerous game.

All Philadelphia Major Newspapers for Obama

All Philadelphia Major Papers for Obama New York Times report: By Katherine Q Seelye … Senator Barack Obama’s debate performance last night may have been panned, but he was endorsed today by the Philadelphia Daily News. That makes it a sweep for Mr. Obama among Pennsylvania’s major newspapers. “Most candidates claim that they will change […]

Fair Trade Vs Free Trade

I speak of states like Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio to name a few. Commonly known in political speak as the ” rust belt states,” these used to be prosperous regions, but no longer. They have become places where many people as victims of political ineptitude and neglect continue to suffer the consequences of long term unemployment, and the remorseless socio-economic destruction this bequeaths. Such is their plight .

It’s the Washington Way!

Yesterday on MSNBC national television, the former Republican Senator Bob Dole claimed that Barack Obama ‘s supporters appeared to be a cult led by some sort of a Pied Piper? What is going on here? First we saw Bill Clinton, a Democrat and disgraced former President, saying to the media in Iowa, “Now c’mon this is a fairytale” when dismissing Obama’s win.