Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Indiana politician comments on Wright in Time article

Many of the people "Amen-ing" were attendees at a two-day conference for black theologians and not journalists, who were largely stuck in the balcony. "I know it's hard being quiet when you're attacked," says Vernon G. Smith, chairman of Indiana's legislative black caucus, who says he's known Wright for nearly two decades.

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Monday, April 28, 2008

Elect Barack Obama for President of the United States

Two hot mp3 songs sing the praises of voting for Barack Obama!These songs are hot in and of themselves!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Indiana's May 6 Primary is crucial: Vote early, Vote Obama!

@ news commentators (excellent job btw)
The wheels aren't coming off of the wagon but it is awfuly difficult to change those who are considered "culturally insensitive" into those who are liberal and don't mind voting for Barack Obama. (some, I think, really fear African-Americans in charge)
It will take all of those, "lunch bucket,blue-collar Catholic whites," that it is said Sen. Obama can't sway to his side, to really get reamed by Hill and Bill in the White House to change their minds but by then, it will be too late. (those two will cut a deal behind your back in a New York minute)
Even if Barack ran again--after Hillary's term(s)--those types of people would still be resistant to vote for Barack Obama.
So what do we Obama supporters do? (pray)
All Hillary had to do was show up in their state and tell tales of Republican childhood memories of hunting. Woo wee. I don't know if Barack has any of these memories. She really didn't have to work hard and everyone is forgiving of her gaffes. When she was in Indiana, she showed kids how to drink shots of good whiskey. Woo wee--she can't be the education president. (yeah, kids read the newspaper too, Hill)
So what do we do?
Barack can't change his color or race, so that's out.
Maybe raising more money and pressing more flesh could work however, Barack is one man--how much can he do?
It's hard to change people's ideas--especially regarding race and especially when Hillary's wedge issues really strike a chord with those Lunch bucket, blue-collar Catholic whites who are older (?).
Those people are hard to change. They are not intellectual by far, so how to reach them? How many of them even have regular and positive interactions with African Americans on a daily basis? How could they vote Obama 08 when they are hard pressed to recite even the names of Blacks they say they know?
Barack would have had to start his campaigning in their state and invite all of the Chicago politicians who would, to come along with him.
It's sad but true.
I hope my state, Indiana, doesn't disappoint Sen. Obama like Pennsylvania did.

The Clinton Chronicles (GOP creation)

Pennsylvanians are switching parties to vote for Obama

"Since Jan. 1, more than 178,000 people in Pennsylvania have changed their party affiliations, and 92 percent of them have gone from Republican or independent to Democrat... They've warmed to Obama for two key reasons: They find him inspiring, and they want sweeping change."

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Beautiful Gary, Indiana

Beauty is where you find it or Beauty is everywhere or the sunset is beautiful wherever you watch it.
Now try to guess where I shot these photos! (place your guess in comments)

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Boy flees Islamic school that makes beggars of African kids

On the day he decided to run away, 9-year-old Coli awoke on a filthy mat.Like a pup, he lay curled against the cold, pressed between dozens of other children sleeping head-to-toe on the concrete floor.

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Friday, April 18, 2008

Obama greeted by largest crowd of his campaign

PHILADELPHIA - Barack Obama was greeted by the largest crowd of his campaign Friday night in Philadelphia. Some 35,000 people jammed into Independence Park to see the Democratic presidential frontrunner, four days before this state's crucial April 22 primary. Obama told the cheering multitude that the US is at a crucial moment in its history.

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Former Clinton Cabinet member endorses Obama

Sen. Barack Obama received key endorsements Friday from a top former Clinton administration official and two former Democratic senators.

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The Indiana Earthquake!

The earthquake woke me up 5.2 was out of southern Illinois. My whole room was shaking and swaying--I could actually hear the foundation creaking. My bed wouldn't stop moving so I jumped out of it. It scared the mess out of me! I could hear a low humming/rumbling like when a hurricane is trying to tear the roof off and vibrations like a huge freight train was right outside my door--but other than that it was quiet--no train noises.
(I thought it was my neighbor but don't tell him I said so.)
Go to the USGS website if you felt the earthquake too. I looked at the clock (which is fast) and it said 3:41 a.m. I was trying to watch Shepard's Chapel.
I sprang out of bed and went into my children's room to check on them--to play it off because I was scared.