archiveElection 2008


Order Yours Today!

If you like good political discussion, the kind that is well-researched, informed and fair, then I wanted to point out that the book Yes We Did: The Southern Argument for Progressive Change, is now available for sale on  It’s a great read, a compilation of some of her essays...

On Sale Now

One of my dearest friends, Linda Hansen, is a writer I’ve quoted here before.  During the presidential campaign, she was an ardent Obama supporter, and a collection of her dynamic political essays from her newspaper column are available in a book called, Yes We Did: The Southern Argument for Progressive...
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Great Expectations?

A new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans expect great things from the Obama presidency, according to CNN: “The public thinks it's likely that Obama will improve race relations, improve economic conditions, bring stability to the financial markets, make the U.S. safer from terrorism, reduce the country's dependence on...
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One Week Later

I’m sitting in my favorite coffee shop, pondering what happened one week ago today, and more specifically, what happened in the months leading up to that one particular day. On Sunday, my pastor did an interesting, brutally-honest sermon about Christians and politics.  It was the kind of sermon you wish...

I Voted. Will You?

Yesterday, I went to the Election Commission headquarters here and voted early.  Not all states allow this, and South Carolina calls it “In-Person Absentee,” apparently, but in my case, since I’ll be at work all day on Tuesday, breaking away to vote would have been difficult (and perhaps impossible), especially...
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Only One Week Left

One week from now, we’ll go to the polls and vote for president.  At least, those of us who aren’t too lazy or too jaded will do so.  Then we’ll count up everything and find out, depending on which party leads, who won or who “stole” the election. This next...
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