argument for how a Gore/Obama ticket might come to pass. If all other pieces fell into place, its hard to imagine Obama going along with the scenario, but it is possible to imagine democrats being utterly exhausted by the time of the convention, with a desperate need to head Hillary off at the pass.
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03/27/2008 - 5:22pm
03/27/2008 - 1:55pm
bowing out of commitments to preach around the country. The excuse given is safety - “the safety of the institution to which he has been invited; the safety of his family, which has been placed in harm’s way; and for his own safety.” In the world of spin, this is certainly a more sympathetic explanation than saying something like, "Barack begged me - please lay low until further notice, you're killing my chances to be President with this hateful crap that you spew!"
03/27/2008 - 6:02am
03/27/2008 - 5:38am
(Jesus') enemies had their opinion about Him," Wright wrote in a eulogy of the late scholar Asa Hilliard in the November/December 2007 issue. "The Italians for the most part looked down their garlic noses at the Galileans."
Wright continued, "From the circumstances surrounding Jesus' birth (in a barn in a township that was under the Apartheid Roman government that said his daddy had to be in), up to and including the circumstances surrounding Jesus' death on a cross, a Roman cross, public lynching Italian style. ...
"He refused to be defined by others and Dr. Asa Hilliard also refused to be defined by others. The government runs everything from the White House to the schoolhouse, from the Capitol to the Klan, white supremacy is clearly in charge, but Asa, like Jesus, refused to be defined by an oppressive government because Asa got his identity from an Omnipotent God."
I'll ask you again - how is it possible for Barack to be elected President considering his close, continued alliance with this man? It doesn't seem to me that his fancy footwork on his speech last week, as clever as it was, saves him from the reality that there is no excuse for their close, longterm relationship.
03/26/2008 - 6:10pm
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03/25/2008 - 11:56pm
03/25/2008 - 6:12pm
this takes us back a few days, so it may be hard for you to relate to, but I just discovered this column by Linda Chavez. She very nicely sums up what Barack did wrong a week ago in the greatest speech of all time. Since her arguments reflect many I've been making, I wanted you to have a chance to hear her way of thinking.
03/24/2008 - 1:59pm