Posts tagged "President Obama"

Election 2012: Do YOU have a motorcade parked in your backyard?

Today will be an intense day. I dropped my son off at daycare for the first time. It’s Election Day. I’ve only had 3 and a half hours of sleep and I’ve already drank two lattes. I’m wondering about the germs in the daycare and whether I should get the social security numbers of the... Read more »

Election 2012: There is only one question to consider...

Election 2012:  There is only one question to consider...
What strikes me most about the presidential election season of 2012 is how relatively civil it has been. Yes, there have been controversies over taxes, embassy bombings, Big Bird, the humane treatment of animals, and NPR.  Yet, all things being considered, with the exception of the man-fight that almost took place during the second presidential... Read more »

President Obama and DNC2012: The Power of Values and a Good Posse

President Obama and DNC2012:  The Power of Values and a Good Posse
Confession #489,304,777:  At the start of the Democratic National Convention I was resigned to voting against the Republican Party rather than voting for Obama. As someone who personally knows numerous college-educated people who have been unemployed for almost two years, ivy-league business school graduates who can’t get business loans, and people who still can’t get... Read more »
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