Archives for November 2008

November 2008 Interview w/ Keli Goff

Published on 15 Nov 2008 at 3:15 am. Comments Off on November 2008 Interview w/ Keli Goff.
Filed under interviews.

This month’s interview is with journalist, blogger and political analyst Keli Goff (check her out at her website: keligoff.com). We talk politics – discussing everything from the controversial proposition 8 gay marriage referendum, to the Republican Party’s current identity crisis. Listen to the interview here. Read the transcript here.

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Fear of a Black President

Published on 11 Nov 2008 at 2:27 pm. 11 Comments.
Filed under news/politics,racial rhetoric,racism.

Hard as it may be to believe, not everyone is completely overjoyed at America’s recent choice of president. In fact, some folks seem downright shook, so to speak. Check out some of the recent headlines and quotes from the lunatic fringe: Georgia congressman warns of Obama dictatorship “I think there are going to be outbreaks […]

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“Yes We Did” – Who Helped President Elect Barack Obama Make History?

Published on 5 Nov 2008 at 11:08 am. 2 Comments.
Filed under collective action,news/politics.

“Yes we can” was the resounding phrase ringing out to an audience of more than 250,000 people at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois last night. Barack Obama had just won the most prestigious and powerful position in the United States of America. The Chicago crowd – and millions of others watching from their homes, local […]

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HISTORY MADE: President Obama

Published on 5 Nov 2008 at 10:28 am. 2 Comments.
Filed under news/politics.

Regardless of your political persuasion, Barack Obama has made history as the first African-American President of the United States and the leader of the free world. There will be a great deal of time to psycho-analyze the meaning, implications, etc but for now I encourage you all to CELEBRATE! Embrace this historical moment!

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Go Vote… and then some!

Published on 4 Nov 2008 at 1:22 pm. No Comments.
Filed under news/politics.

Voting isn’t enough.. help others. Take poncho’s, drinks & snacks to the poll, take XL T-shirts so that people can cover their Obama Gear. Give people a ride. The people you can text/call are OK.. so help a stranger. This is not about you, it’s about reclaiming community. Spread the word. Create Change. Shine. Voter […]

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Stock Market Ready For “Change”

Published on 1 Nov 2008 at 7:25 pm. 3 Comments.
Filed under blackonomics,economy,news/politics.

Friday morning I was watching the news and heard a market reporter say that the stock market favors Senator Barack Obama for President. Since the biggest McCain talking point about Obama is that he’s going to raise taxes, I wondered why the reporter would say such a thing.  He claimed that when markets are down in the few […]

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