Posts Tagged with "Election 2008"

It’s Only Politics…

Sunday, November 2, 2008

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I was reminded twice today that, despite my political principles, life does indeed go on regardless of what happens Tuesday. Life is bigger–and far more important–than any candidate. Do I believe that this country is at a crossroads? Absolutely. Do I believe that there will be consequences, perhaps major and even unintended, because of this […]

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The Election

Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Let’s talk politics for a bit, shall we? No, this won’t be a list as to why I am voting for a particular candidate, or even a litany of charges against the other. Nope, much more practical. Both of the main candidates have “economic plans” that would benefit me. I should be happy, right? Yes […]

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The Sky is Falling…!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

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Politicians and the media have continued to spread the fear about the current economic condition, with both parties claiming this is the most serious economic situation since the Great Depression. But is it? Recent Dow Jones drops have been in the range of 5-10%, and interspersed in there were multiple gains. Black Monday in 1987 […]

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Petition to Include 3rd Party Candidates in Debates

Friday, October 17, 2008

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Granted, it’s a bit late for this year’s election…but it is this year’s election that triggered this. Whether left or right, Libertarian or Green, our voices deserve to be heard. Below is the text of the Petition….read and sign!To: Commission on Presidential Debates We the undersigned do not believe our voices are being adequately heard […]

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Political Thoughts…

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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While on twitter tonight, I came across someone with a line in their bio that said: I didn’t leave the Republican Party, it left me. I realized that is how I’ve been feeling for several years now, and quickly incorporated that line into my twitter profile. As the years have gone on since the Contract […]

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Obama’s Silly Little Ads

Friday, September 12, 2008

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A new ad for the Obama campaign includes:“Things have changed in the last 26 years. But McCain hasn’t. He admits he still doesn’t know how to use a computer, can’t send an e-mail,” the narrator says. “After one president who was out of touch, we just can’t afford more of the same.” First, if Obama […]

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Personal Thoughts on the Faith of Barack Obama

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

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After having read the book and done the review, it’s time to give some of my personal thoughts. This is not a reflection on the book, nor the author, or the publisher, but my own thoughts. Clear? As I hinted at in my review, one of the central issues is the church where his faith […]

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The Faith of Barack Obama: Done

Sunday, August 24, 2008

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A little over a day later, I have completed the book. But as previously discussed, I will be saving the review for Labor Day…if for no other reason than to digest what I’ve read, review my highlights, and give a worthy review. Well, that, and we’ve got to pack and leave for camping down at […]

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Running for President

Friday, August 22, 2008

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I admit I may not get the votes at either convention…so write-in campaign it is. I am running for President. Disregard constitutional issues regarding age, etc.

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The Faith of Barack Obama

Thursday, August 14, 2008

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I’m grateful and excited to have been selected by Thomas Nelson Publishers to review the new book by Stephen Mansfield, The Faith of Barack Obama. The timing of both the book and the review is perfect: for the book, because of the obvious importance of this upcoming election; for the review because this blog will […]

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