Posts Tagged ‘O’Bama’

Gold Is Beautiful

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Musing race complexities in the age of Obama By Susan Braudy Years ago, I took the A train to Harlem to speculate about living in a refurbished brownstone with thick walls. But that night I dreamed about losing my long view up Central Park and awoke homesick. In Harlem, I strolled into the Studio Museum [&hellip
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OBAMA TEAM TO DISCUSS HEALTH CARE

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

President-elect Barack Obama’s transition project is coming to the Goddard Riverside Community Center to hold a discussion group on how health care in America can be reformed. The audience is invited to share stories and concerns in dealing with health care and insurance. The Obama team will hold the event on Dec. 30 from 6 [&hellip
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SECURE THE BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY

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For the first time since the creation of the world, the sun rose on the United States of America at night. That was the triumphant night of Nov. 4, when despite the desperate prayers of flocks of evangelical Christians, God made Barack Hussein Obama, a black man, the 44th president of this benighted country. Eight [&hellip
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INAUGURAL LOTTERY

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Since Barack Obama was elected on Nov. 4, Sen. Charles E. Schumer’s office has received nearly 100,000 requests for tickets to the inaugural ceremony on Jan. 20, 2009. Last Sunday, Schumer’s office announced it will be conducting a statewide lottery to distribute inauguration tickets. “The inauguration of a new president is always an exciting event,” [&hellip
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A NEW AGE OF INTOLERANCE

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I had the privilege of assisting the Obama campaign on Election Day by serving as a legal election observer in South Philadelphia. Family after family of first-time voters streamed into my polling location. Many brought their children, who watched as their parents participated in the most essential process and privilege of being an American. As [&hellip
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DIARY OF A SWING STATE VOLUNTEER

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STUMPING FOR OBAMA IN BUCKS COUNTY, PA. By Jeff Williams As a political junkie, one of the downsides of living in New York is that our state is never contested in presidential elections. In an attempt to do my part, I’ve made two trips to Bucks County, Penn. to knock on doors and canvass voters [&hellip
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