Category: Barack Obama

What will Obama tell UMich graduates tomorrow?

What will Obama tell UMich graduates tomorrow?

Sometimes blogging has its privileges. My wife, a fabulous photographer, and I have media passes to see President Obama’s commencement address to the graduating class of the University of Michigan tomorrow. With Michigan at the absolute bottom of the pile in terms of unemployment, home foreclosures devastating our neighborhoods and businesses hurting in every part of the state, big and […]

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Holy cow. Our president is actually rational.

Unlike the media. I couldn’t possibly be more proud of the POTUS or the fact that I have worked so tirelessly to (a) get him elected and (b) help him get his agenda passed. I’m just sayin’…

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BREAKING! President Obama is black! – UPDATED

BREAKING! President Obama is black! – UPDATED

That’s the headline at MSNBC: HEADLINE: It’s official: Obama is blackPresident checks black, not black and white, on census form The White House confirmed Friday that Obama did not check multiple boxes on his U.S. Census form, or choose the option that allows him to elaborate on his racial heritage. He ticked the box that says “Black, African Am., or […]

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“MOMMY!!! Barack won’t let me keep hitting him!”

He was warned, oh yes he was. Having missed Bill Maher’s “New Rule“, the GOPosaurs warned the president that, by God, if he made any recess appointments, well, they would just quit being all bipartisany. So he did anyway. 15 of ’em. Average number of days these folks have been waiting to be confirmed: 214. Now he’ll have to pay […]

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And the grownups move forward

And the grownups move forward

I’m taking a day off from being a grownup. In fact, I’m acting childish today. On my way to work, as I drove past the home of the man (Mark Koernke) who placed “Buy Gasmasks Now!” and “Buy more Ammo NOW!” signs in front of his house the day after the 2008 presidential elections, I let my Eff Flag fly […]

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Kucinich & Moore are wrong: Listen to Natoma Canfield

I find myself seething with frustration at two of the people I admire most in the realm of progressive issues and politics: Michael Moore and Dennis Kucinich. Watching Countdown on MSNBC last night brought it all to a head. I listened to President Obama tell the story of Natoma Canfield, a woman priced out of the health insurance market only […]

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