Category Archives: obama

Obama: We are Bound by a Common Humanity


Here in the USA many amazing social and financial experiments are underway.    President Obama’s approach to international diplomacy really impresses me, and I’m convinced it will impress the overwhelming majority of the world’s people who, like us, want peace and … Continue reading

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Would you be the Ambassador to Afghanistan?


Watching (on C-SPAN of course –  why we can’t get the important real news into the mainstream news?) the respectful and thoughtful confirmation hearing of Lt. Gen Karl Eikenberry, likely to become the Ambassador to Afghanistan, I am again struck … Continue reading

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Mr. President: This budget won’t work.


I remain a fan of President Obama but it has been painful to watch him and congress move to adopt the most reckless example of massive and excessive government spending since the founding of our remarkable American experiment.    The founders … Continue reading

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Obama is Open for Questions – Brilliant!


In another exceptional move to open up the dialog between Government and the governed, President Obama will directly answer questions posed online at the “Open for Questions” website. Wow, I just played around with this asking and grading some questions … Continue reading

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Economy: Are we there yet? Yes, we are. The Jim Cramer $25,000 Challenge


Update:  Thursday saw a big DOW drop of about 300 where Friday was up a bit so I continue to think we are near the bottom unless we see some strong indications that the stimulus will fail.    I think … Continue reading

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Obama Presidential Address February 24, 2009. Text Transcript of Obama Speech


Madame Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, and the First Lady of the United States: I’ve come here tonight not only to address the distinguished men and women in this great chamber, but to speak frankly and directly to … Continue reading

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Obama Inaugural Speech


My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well … Continue reading

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