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Barack Obama

Oslo City Hall

If you’ve already watched Barack Obama’s Nobel acceptance speech today (if you haven’t, at least…

Letters to the President

The White House receives tens of thousands of emails, faxes and letters a day. Of those, 10 reach and are read by Barack Obama. Interesting story on the process in yesterday’s NY Times. A slideshow is here. obama in Lyon, originally uploaded by pirano.
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The Chavez Effect

According to this post by Jake Tapper of ABC News, just after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave Barack Obama a…

Obama Wines

Keeping with the St. Martin’s day theme and before I forget, notes on a few wines that were uncorked before the champagne during the election watching party the other night: First was this 2006 Bonvin Humagne Rouge, made from a little known grape grown in Switzerland which I picked up a little over a year […]
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Alaska’s Largest Paper Endorses Obama

Looking inwards? The Anchorage Daily News, the largest paper in Sarah Palin’s home state, today endorsed Barack Obama. Not quite as blunt as other Obama endorsements, the paper said nonetheless: Yet despite her formidable gifts, few who have worked closely with the governor would argue she is truly ready to assume command of the most…
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Semper Fidelis

From FotoEdge’s flickr stream, shot in Liberty, Missouri, population 30,000, a town presumably fitting Sarah…

Strongsville, Ohio

Video shot outside of a McCain-Palin rally yesterday in Strongsville, Ohio, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Cleveland. Q: Is [Obama] a terrorist? A: He’s got the bloodlines. [from bloggerinterrupted.com] For the adventure traveler: [Strongsville Tourism links] [Strongsville home page] [calendar of events]
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… a good start

It’s pretty amazing what a PiranCafe endorsement can bring, isn’t it? True, the Iowa Caucuses may mean little in the bigger sphere of things, but you couldn’t have heard, read and watched news of Barack Obama’s victory without thinking that something significant did go down in flyover country last night. Even through the most jaundiced…
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It begins today…

… in Iowa, the moment the world’s been waiting for — the process that will finally relegate the…