The State of the Union address was one of the most powerful speeches Obama has ever delivered. It seemed to remind all those watching of his powerful "Yes We Can" speech of 2008.
The first order of business -- and one that cannot wait until inauguration -- must be halting the robbery-in-progress known as the "economic bailout."
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One of Obama's most ardent supporters is Conor Oberst, the singer/songwriter best known for his band, Bright Eyes.
As a result of Obama's eclectic life experiences and upbringing, it is part of his nature to not only understand different people, but to make compromises to find solutions for the most complex issues.
Those of us who want real change must hold with one hand to the absolute necessity of an Obama victory and with the other to the possibility that pragmatic cynicism may be precisely not the road to achieve victory.
I'm starting to think that I'm a bad luck charm. In my almost ten years as a voting citizen, I think I've replaced the rabbit's foot on the key chains of Republicans across the country.
After days of near universal agreement that Obama's "bitter" comment was going to absolutely crush him, it turns out that most people in small towns don't care, and if anything, they kind of agree.