Will Gen. Colin Powell endorse Sen. Barack Obama? It's the question rippling through Washington's chattering class conversations. These conversations were sparked by the National Journal's report that the two met privately on June 18 in Powell's Alexandria, Va. office and talked for about an hour.Read More
America is, by and large, a nation dominated by racists and racism is expected to play a huge role in the upcoming Presidential elections.
As the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, Sen. Barack Obama had to overcome racism in his own party to gain the nomination. Now he faces unrelenting racism from the Republican spin machine.
But Republicans are already learning that racism can backfire on them.
General Wesley "Flap-jaw" Clark recently said of John McCain that "riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down" is no qualification to be president, and the immediate accusation was that he was guilty of "swiftboating." Two disgraceful things are going on here, starting with Clark's mouth.Read More
Durham County Democratic Party officials are shocked about allegations that a local Democratic leader was involved in satanic rituals that included shackling people to beds, caging them, and depriving them of food and water.Read More
Sen. Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, took the first step Monday towards trying to bridge the sea of animosity that surrounds former President Bill Clinton but party insiders say Clinton is still seething over his wife's loss and wants Obama to beg for his support.
Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic nominee who says he will change the face of government in Washington, is trying to outdo George W. Bush when it comes to mixing religion and politics.Read More
Presumed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's decision to turn down public campaign financing is disappointing to many Americans who favor campaign-finance reform. But does it make him a hypocrite?Read More
One of the best things about being a kid is the do-over option. Most youthful mistakes are easily fixed when understanding parents let you try something again. Of course, sometimes heaving a baseball through the neighbor's window has them writing a check for damages. We called that a "don't do-over if you know what's good for you."Read More
For black Americans, the road to political inclusion that has allowed Democratic candidate Barack Obama to make a serious bid for the White House has been long and difficult.Read More
By rights, a group that helped elect Bill Clinton president and counts Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as one of its leaders should be hostile territory for Barack Obama. But members of the Democratic Leadership Council seem ready to embrace Obama rather than risk squandering an opportunity for victory this fall.Read More