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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama (born August 4, 1961) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. The U.S. Senate Historical Office lists him as the fifth African American Senator in U.S. history and the only African American currently serving in the U.S. Senate. (More at Wikipedia)

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(Written 2008.10.13, postdated. Details below the jump. -- Updated 2008.10.22) I just got email a little bit ago informing me that TypePad is implementing some "improvements" that, at best, are going to require some tedious and time consuming... (Read more...)

From: Old War Dogs | Posted: 2009-01-01 05:55

Obama's preferences for his seat

From NBC's Mark Murray and Chuck ToddWhile making clear that Obama and his team had no inappropriate contact regarding the vacant Senate seat, the report does note Obama's preferences to succeed him. After Valerie Jarrett withdrew her name from... (Read more...)

From: First Read | Posted: 2008-12-23 22:35

Fitzgerald interviewed Obama

From NBC's Mark Murray and Chuck ToddPerhaps the most interesting news from the Blagojevich report just released by Obama's transition office is that Obama -- as well as Rahm Emanuel and Valerie Jarrett -- had interviews in the past week with US... (Read more...)

From: First Read | Posted: 2008-12-23 21:49

First Madoff-related suicide reported: Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet

From Bloomberg: Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet, who ran a fund that invested with Bernard Madoff, was found dead today in his New York office in an apparent suicide, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. “Our investigative premise is that it... (Read more...)

From: Writes Like She Talks | Posted: 2008-12-23 21:42

A Blast from the Past

Before you tuck your pet liberal in on Christmas Eve and get em all snuggly into the bed as he waits for Obama Claus. Here is a classic bedtime story I want you to share with them as my grandfather did with me every year. (Read more...)

From: King's Right Site | Posted: 2008-12-23 20:53

Bob Ostertag: Gay Marriage Part 2

Thank you, everyone, for all the thoughtful comments posted to my blog on gay marriage. Many intelligent and wise things were said, from all different... (Read more...)

From: HuffingtonPost | Posted: 2008-12-23 20:23

Minnesota Recount: Happy New Year!

Don't worry, be Merry and Happy. (Read more...)

From: Hot Air | Posted: 2008-12-23 19:30

Celebrities That Lean To The Right

Contrary to the media meme, there are indeed some Hollywood and sports celebrities that are conservative. Most readers are probably aware of the more outspoken folks on this list including Kelsey Grammer, Chuck Norris, and Mel Gibson. Y (Read more...)

From: NewsBusters | Posted: 2008-12-23 18:50

O, MY BOD! IT'S BEACH BARACK (Maggie Haberman/New York Post)

Maggie Haberman / (Read more...)

From: memeorandum | Posted: 2008-12-23 18:50

Happy Festivus, the atheist holiday

"I realized there had to be another way." (Read more...)

From: Hot Air | Posted: 2008-12-23 18:11

Drudge Blare: Prosecutors Interviewed ObamaObama Releases, Um, Report

Above the Main Post Update: Obama's lawyer Gregory Craig (remember him?) says prosecutors interviewed Obama. President-elect Barack Obama and two of his top advisers were interviewed last week by federal prosecutors probing Illinois Governor Rod... (Read more...)

From: ace | Posted: 2008-12-23 17:46

"Homeland Security USA"

Hmmm: ABC turns homeland security into boob-tube entertainment. [...] Read the rest » (Read more...)

From: Michelle Malkin | Posted: 2008-12-23 17:09

Jefferson Vs. Plato

Guest Commentary by Edward Cline:If one is searching for the causes of today’s moral crisis, it is the premises of giants one should examine, not those of midgets. One should begin with Plato and graduate to his contemporary champions. (Read more...)

From: The Dougout | Posted: 2008-12-23 16:44

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