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Observing Hillary Clinton, 10/20/07

This is not about you, it’s about America.

It’s not about your pant suits or relationship with Bill,

it’s about your record, your positions, and truth. 329 more words


Smoke and Mirrors: Hillary's Underhanded Progressivism

In her march to the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton has ridiculed many of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposals as being unrealistic or overly idealistic, while touting her electability: She portrays herself as the candidate of experience and pragmatism, one who has negotiated with world leaders and possesses the deep relationships on Capitol Hill needed to turn proposals into policy. 1,138 more words

Barack Obama

Election 2008 for a Black American Woman

Original Post Date: November 6, 2008

I don’t know quite what to do with myself today. It is the day after the presidential election and Barack Obama has won. 1,075 more words

2008 Presidential Election

Remembering Paul Wellstone and his impact on my life 13 years later

by Patrick K. Meacham

Many things have been said about Senator Paul Wellstone. On the anniversary of his death I wanted to express how one day in my life was vastly impacted by the death of a man I had never met. 1,256 more words

American Politics

Race: The Illusion of Progress

My grandfather of blessed memory once told me that paddling a canoe on one side only creates an illusion of progress. He explained that when a person paddles a canoe on one side, the force propels the canoe to move and that creates an impression of progress. 931 more words


A Picture a Day June, 6/27

President Bill Clinton speaks at the Hotel Bethlehem on behalf of Hillary’s campaign in March of 2008. In the lower left corner, you see me.

Picture A Day June

Manningham Leader - Mixing with the global elite

In 2008 I attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. and New York City. I reflected on these experiences in a feature on young leaders engaging in the community in the Manningham Leader, my local newspaper.

American Politics