Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

The economy: August 2012 versus September 2008

The economy: August 2012 versus September 2008
Is the economy better than four years ago?  As the Republican national convention gets underway today in Florida, the economy (and not the uterus) should be the issue the GOP pushes to the forefront.  So, the question weighing on my mind is how are my finances today versus four years ago?  How do I feel... Read more »

Has Barack Obama turned his back on the people who gave him his Chicago start?

Has Barack Obama turned his back on the people who gave him his Chicago start?
Hermene Hartman Barack Obama has been disloyal, according to Hermene Hartman, the publisher and editor in chief of N’DIGO Magazine.  Ms. Hartman was recently interviewed by Chicago Magazine,  where she was critical of our President’s loyalties.  When asked about her relationship with the Obamas, Ms. Hartman told Chicago Magazine:    It used to be good.... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel enjoys big lead in latest poll- and closes in on victory

Rahm Emanuel enjoys big lead in latest poll- and closes in on victory
A Chicago Tribune poll shows Rahm Emanuel with support of 44% of people surveyed ahead of the February 22nd municipal election. In the February 22nd contest for mayor, if the winner does not take over 50% of the vote, an April runoff occurs with the top two candidates facing each other in that runoff. Carol... Read more »
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Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?

Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?
As the calendar turned to 2011, Danny Davis turned the calendar back to 1983. When he dropped out of the race for mayor, preferring a candidate to unify black voters, he said: “I want to make sure at least one of us has what is needed,” Davis said after withdrawing from the race on December... Read more »

Republican Women start jumping on Sarah Palin

Republican Women start jumping on Sarah Palin
Although Sarah Palin told Barbara Walters that she could beat President Obama in 2012 (in a recent interview airing in December), Republican women are starting to line up against Sarah Palin as a candidate in 2012. The pushback against Palin is beginning; it’s beginning with Republican women. Former First lady, Barbara Bush, in an interview... Read more »

Can frustration with national GOP help Alexi Giannoulias?

Can frustration with national GOP help Alexi Giannoulias?
I’m not a fan of Alexi Giannoulias. In February, after he beat David Hoffman in the democratic primary for Senate, I was determined to cast my ballot for Mark Kirk. I was ready to get a Mark Kirk bumper sticker and put it on my car. I was ready to go door to door singing... Read more »
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