Friday, October 31, 2008

Why The Choice Between Obama and McCain Seems Clear

John McCain has shown throughout his career a penchant for risk-taking; in his memoirs, he proudly calls himself a gambler. His selection of Sarah Palin, a charismatic but spectacularly unqualified candidate, as his running mate, is just the most glaring of many examples of the real McCain.

Barack Obama is tough, too, but in a different way. No one should underestimate how difficult it was to travel his road, against incredible odds, to the cusp of the presidency. But where McCain is impulsive and emotional, Obama is low-key and unemotional. He makes his judgments in a calm and methodical manner; McCain's impulsiveness is anathema to Obama, and rightly so - one cannot play craps with history.

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Source: daily lebanon

Thursday, October 30, 2008

US Economy Suffered Worst Contraction In Seven Years

The US economy suffered its sharpest contraction in seven years in the third quarter as consumers cut spending and businesses reduced investment at the onset of what may be a severe and long-lasting recession...

Read more US economy contracts sharply

Source: one news

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Miffed: McCain Protests YouTube's Removal Of Campaign Videos

McCain's campaign sent a letter Monday to YouTube parent company Google Inc., protesting YouTube's removal of unnamed videos from the site after receiving take-down notices claiming copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

The McCain camp goes on to suggest that YouTube set up a special process for reviewing the legal merit of take-down requests for YouTube accounts associated with candidates or their campaigns.

Read more YouTube Remove's Some McCain Campaign Videos

Source: computer world

Barack Obama on "Hardball"

Barack Obama on Hardball at West Chester U. Captioned -

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Student Sues for 'Asian phobia'

He said that his post-traumatic stress disorder was so serious that he felt imprisoned in Dubai - a place where he moved to for work four years ago - because of the stress he would have experienced if exposed to groups of Asian males in Australia.

The man, whose family still lived in Australia, said he encountered few Asian males in Dubai...

Read more Student sues for 'Asian phobia'


Monday, October 27, 2008

McCain Tries To Distance Himself From Bush

Republican presidential nominee John McCain on Sunday fought to distance himself from unpopular President George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama attempted to attach them at the hip on a day of fierce campaigning.

Read more McCain Works To Distance Himself From Bush

Source: the star online

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Europeans Support Obama

While support for Barack Obama is broad and deep among Europeans, their reasons differ substantially from Americans who support him for president, according to a new poll for the International Herald Tribune...

Read more Europeans support Obama

Source: john c. freed / international herald tribune

McCain on U.S. Economy

"As the American financial system absorbed one of its biggest shocks in generations, Senator John McCain said, as he had many times before, that he believed the fundamentals of the economy were "strong."

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Source: international hereald tribune

Friday, October 24, 2008

John McCain's Serious Mistakes

There's no question John McCain is getting a free ride from the mainstream press. But with the power of YouTube and the blogosphere, we can provide an accurate portrayal of the so-called Maverick. We can put the brakes on his free ride!.

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Source: youtube

Thursday, October 23, 2008

UPDATE: Don't Blame Us, Say Brokers

"Everybody believed that house prices would just keep rising. We, and everyone else, had unprecedented confidence that it was a golden age of finance. We thought we had solved everything - no more recessions, no more inflation."

Read more Don't Blame Us, Say Brokers

Source: guardian news & media

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

NYPD Police Lt. Real Hero In Shooting

The courageous NYPD lieutenant who ended a wild subway station gunfight by shooting a once-deported farebeater insisted Wednesday that he was no hero.

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Source: daily news

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Video: 100,000 Come To See Obama

Barack Obama drew a crowd of 100,000 at a rally near the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, the AP reports. McCain spent the day campaigning in North Carolina.

Source: huffington post

Obama Favored in Key Asian and Muslim Countries

Gallup Polls conducted in May-August 2008 in six predominantly Muslim countries show that public interest in who wins the U.S. presidential election ranges from comparatively high in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon to very low in Pakistan...

Read more Obama Favored in Muslim Countries

Gallup Polls of four close U.S. partners in developed Asia show residents clearly favor Sen. Barack Obama over Sen. John McCain to become the next president of the United States...

Read more Obama Favored in Asia Countries

Source: gallup

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Obama Leaves McCain Dumbstruck

Barack Obama and John McCain at Third Presidential Debate, October 15, 2008

Obama On Education

Barack Obama, his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng, and Dr. Jill Biden discuss the educational issues affecting Americans and the Obama-Biden ticket's plans for change.

Republican Colin Powell To Support Obama?

WASHINGTON - After months of playing political Hamlet, Colin Powell is finally ready to tell America who he likes for President - and the smart money says Barack Obama is Powell's choice.....

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Amy Winehouse Blamed Drug Habit On Devil

Amy Winehouse blamed her drug habit on the devil during a furious rant. The troubled singer - bizarrely dressed in only skimpy black shorts and a lace bra - was in a West London recording studio attempting to pen tracks for her forthcoming third album...

Read more Amy Winehouse blamed her drug habit on the devil during a furious rant

Source: world news

Young Jews and Barack Obama

An Internet-driven initiative asks young Jewish voters to persuade their wavering grandparents in Florida to vote for the Democratic presidential candidate...

Read more Young Jewish Americans make ‘great schlep’ for Barack Obama

Source: worldnews

Thursday, October 16, 2008

RECAP: Obama/McCain Debate

Obama and McCain First Debate:

When it comes to terrorism and Iraq, voters prefer McCain over Obama. While McCain successfully pointed out that he clearly has more experience on foreign policy issues, Obama did hold his own....

Bush To Make His Exit With a Whimper?

With only three months left in office, United States President George W Bush appears increasingly determined to calm the international waters he so vigorously churned up,.....

Read more Bush set to go with a whimper

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Friday, October 10, 2008

Australia Can Ride Out US Recession

The global investments banks have said it, now Australia's largest investment bank agrees that the United States may already be in recession....

Read more Australia can ride out US recession

U.S. Headed For Worse Recession In 25 Years

U.S. economy may be heading for worst recession in at least 25 years...

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Monday, October 6, 2008

Barack Obama's Full Speech to the DNC

Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) accepts his party's nomination for President and speaks to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The $200 billion government takeover of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

The $200 billion government takeover of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae is intended to keep the economy from collapse, Thalia Assuras reports. Harry Smith talks to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Source: cbs news