obama campaign promises
How do you think he's doing?
In the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama was full of promise -- 508 of them to be precise. But with just six weeks to go until Election Day 2012, President Obama has made few new promises and is not repeating many of the original ones.
Both political parties will cringe at the comparison, but the parallels are mounting between Richard Nixon, Republican president from 1968 to 1974, and the current resident of the White House, Barack Obama.
People just want to be treated fairly, and right now they see a system that rewards unfairness. This must change, and you must change it, Mr. President. That is the change that people hope for.
Late last week, I published a 17,000 word article on The Nation. Given the length, a lot of people did not bother to read enough of it to understand its central argument before commenting on it.