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Winners and Losers in the Stimulus

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:53

Below taken from CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/02/13/stimulus.winners.losers/index.html) Winners High-speed and inner-city rail: Went from $300 million in House bill to $2.25 billion in Senate to $8 billion in final version. There also is a $6.9 billion provision for public transit. Amtrak: Picked up $500 million from both ...

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Obama's Inauguration

Obama’s Inauguration

Monday, January 26, 2009 23:14

I have had a moment to reflect on Obama's inauguration and wanted to share some thoughts on that.  Before I lose the ADHD crowd I wanted to give a couple links to some really cool sites that have a photo/ photo(s) of the election.  The technology is as cool as the content in ...

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It's a New Day

It’s a New Day

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:17

I think the Obama and the Will.I.Am has been a powerful combination.  At the heart of it is Obama's ability to insipire and make people feel they can and need to try to make a difference.  That anyone has the ability to make the change they want to see. When that inspiration meets creativity the ...

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Bush's Final News Conference

Bush’s Final News Conference

Monday, January 12, 2009 20:56

You know...it sounds weird but part of me is going to miss this guy.  Not the part of me who wants competent leadership from the White House.  The part of me who likes the crazy uncle who gets a little too drunk at Thanksgiving, tells dirty stories and grabs auntie's ass.  ...

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Behind the Scene Pictures from Election Night

Behind the Scene Pictures from Election Night

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:56

A friend forwarded me a the flicker photo stream with election night photos of the President Elect and his family.  There are some really great ones in here, enjoy: http://flickr.com/photos/barackobamadotcom/sets/72157608716313371/

Yes we DID!!!

Yes we DID!!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:59

I voted for Gore in 2000 because I liked the idea of a Republican congress and a Democratic President having to work together. I voted for Kerry in 2004 because he was running against George Bush. In ...

Obama Tears up While Speaking about his Grandma

Obama Tears up While Speaking about his Grandma

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 16:00

While speaking to a crowd on Nov. 3rd Barack gets a little dusty while speaking about his grandmother. The video is below: In case you were wondering, his grandmother did get ...

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Vote, even if they say you can’t

Monday, November 3, 2008 22:35

From: http://howto.wired.com/wiki/Vote_(Even_If_They_Say_You_Cant) With the unprecedented numbers of citizens registering to vote for the first time in this election, states and counties have fallen behind in processing registration applications. But even if you haven't received confirmation from your election office, or aren't on the registration list at the polling place, you ...

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Kids Vote in Obama

Kids Vote in Obama

Thursday, October 16, 2008 22:30

Apparently Scholastic has been having faux Presidential elections since the 1940's to include kids in the process. Interestingly, since 1940 the kids voting results have accurately predicted the results of the Presidential race all but twice (1948 and 1960). This years results have Obama beating McCain 57% - 39%.  For ...

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Nanny State Passes Ban on Selling Cigarettes in Pharmacies

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 12:43

I don’t smoke cigs, or as a friend likes to call them “coffin nails” but even as a non-smoker banning the ability to sell them is just ridiculous.  The argument is people might think they aren’t bad for you because they are being sold in a pharmacy.  If that is ...

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