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Obama defines himself and the election

An aggressive, re-energized Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for President Thursday night with a stirring speech long on specifics, peppered with in-your-face challenges to John McCain and one that delivered on the promise that has drawn so many to enthusiastically support the Senator from Illinois.

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Hillary Clinton delivered what America needed

When it counted, Hillary Rodham Clinton put her ego and personal interests aside and did what was best for her party and the country.

In a speech both gracious and compelling, Clinton urged her passionate legion of supporters to abandon their anger and unite behind presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama.

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Is Biden a change Vice President?

On January 20, 2009, if John McCain takes the oath of office as the next President and Barack Obama returns to the Senate to figure out what happened to his once promising campaign, he should remember Friday, August 22, 2008 as the day he made a mistake that cost him the Presidency.

That was the day Obama named Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. as his running mate.


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No joy in mudville

Not much to cheer about in the 2008 Presidential sweepstakes.

The mud is flying in hot and heavy from both candidates, the SwiftBoat attackers are muddying the waters with their usual lies and the issues are lost in a sea of swirling, toxic waste.

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It’s still the economy, stupid candidates

President George W. Bush and presumptive Republican Presidential nominee John McCain claim the American economy is robust and healthy.

Try telling that to the thousands of employees of the Bennigans restaurant chain who reported to work this week to find the doors locked and their jobs gone without notice, severance pay or benefits.

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Bush and Pelosi: Both are failures

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi Thursday called the Presidency of George W. Bush "a total failure."

True. Bush will go down in history as one of the most corrupt and incompetent Presidents. His seven-and-a-half years in office have been a disaster. Everything he's touched - from his ill-conceived Iraq war to his administration's bungling of the economy to its shredding of the Constitution - are textbook cases of disaster.


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