President Obama Healthcare Speech at George Mason University

President Obama spoke at my alma mater George Mason University on March 19th about health care reform. Watch it!

2010 Obama State of The Union Address Full Text

January 27, 2010 Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery The State of the Union Wednesday, January 27, 2009 Washington, DC Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state [...]

Full Text of State of The Union GOP Response, Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

Republican Address to the Nation For Public Release Governor Bob McDonnell Richmond January 27, 2010 Good evening. I’m Bob McDonnell. Eleven days ago I was honored to be sworn in as the 71st governor of Virginia. I’m standing in the historic House Chamber of Virginia’s Capitol, a building designed by Virginia’s second governor, Thomas Jefferson. [...]

Obama Acceptance Speech

Conservative pundits need to stop saying that America is a “center-right nation.” Bullshit. America is a centrist nation. End.Of. Story.

Sarah Palin in Carson City, Nevada

Photo by BRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal Okay, Sarah Palin finally made some news of her own. Palin made her first solo stop in a state outside of Alaska Saturday in our backyard–Carson City. I read about the event in the Nevada Appeal although the article they published was written by Dan Morain and Erika Hayasaki of [...]

Palins Proves Her Mettle If Not Her Ability To Be Honest

It’s late so I’m not going to write a whole lot, however, I have to hand it to Sarah Palin and tall. She showed the nation she can speechify with the best of them no thanks to Rudy Giuliani who deliberately took more time than he was allotted making it impossible for the RNC to [...]

Obama’s Appearance at Invesco Field

I know you probably watched some of the convention and probably Obama’s acceptance speech on TV, but after watching it on TV myself after walking back from Invesco Field, I can tell you that the televised broadcast did not accurately portray the emotional reaction to Obama’s speech. There really is no substitute for being there, [...]

Nevada Assemblyman David Bobzien at DNC in Denver

I ran into a lot of people at Obama’s acceptance speech at Invesco Mile High Stadium because many of the Nevada people were seated in the same section. Here’s an off the cuff interview with Assemblyman David Bobzien right after the end of the convention.

Once Again, Does McCain Know Who’s Getting His Jokes?

Erin Kotecki Vest, otherwise known as Queen of Spain, writes a post about watching Obama’s energy plan from ground zero–Detroit, Michigan–a city that NEEDS jobs. Surrounded by her mother and her aunt, Erin watched the speech Obama delivered from Lansing and reacted this way: As the Senator discussed his very detailed New Energy for American [...]

Barack Obama Berlin Speech

Obama “A More Perfect Union” Speech in Philadelphia

Obama’s speech today truly was the “A More Perfect Union” speech. The most compelling reaction to Obama’s speech on America and race today comes from Henry on Crooked Timber: “I’ve been thinking most of today about Barack Obama’s speech on race and American society; while we’ve tried to avoid too much horserace type commentary here [...]