Daring to Dream of a Black President

With Obama on the brink of victory, America’s leading black voices share what it means to them. Maya Angelou, novelist: What it means if Mr Obama is voted in, is that my country has agreed to grow up, and move beyond the childish idea that human beings are different. Samuel L Jackson, actor: It actually …

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Gwen Ifill portrayed by Queen Latifah and blown off by Sarah Palin

The Huffington Post | October 5, 2008Rachel Weiner wrote: Ifill: Palin “Blew Me Off” On “Meet the Press” Sunday morning, vice presidential debate moderator Gwen Ifill said Palin “more than ignored” some of her questions — she “blew me off.” She added that Palin decided to “give a stump speech” instead of a debate, and …

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Wow! Listen to what Pat Buchanan had to say about Barack Obama’s acceptance speech!

This is truly amazing. Check it out! Staunch conservative Pat Buchanan had nothing but love for Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the 2008 Democratic national convention given before 85,000 people in Denver’s Mile High Stadium. Thanks to Liza Sabater on culturekitchen for sharing that one! And if you missed Obama’s speech – or want to …

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Mark Morford: Greetings from “the angry left”

Hey, peeved hippie! Stop your hatin’ and learn to love the (McCain) bomb! Aww, just look at you. You seem a little upset. A mite peeved, even. Heck on a hot pancake, I’d even go so far as to say you were downright angry, given how I can see the ripples of general upsettedness and …

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