Category Archives: Barack Obama

Salty endorsements

UPDATE: The Salt Lake Tribune endorsed George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, so contrary to what I wrote below, it probably is sort of a big deal that they endorsed Obama in 2012. I think what I said about the other newspapers listed below still stands, though I’d be happy to be proven wrong. I… Read More »

Astroturf for (or against?) Obama

An interesting comment showed up a few hours ago on an earlier blog posting of mine about Barack Obama: “Just wanted to say that I am eployed at a large Pharmaceutical company in Clayton NC and I support Barack Obama with all my heart. I would love for all my friends and colleagues to re-elect… Read More »

Barack Obama is still my president

The greatest crisis facing America is not the state of the economy, or the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, or the threat posed by al-Qaeda. These are all critically important, and we prolong them at our peril. But none of them is the one existential crisis that threatens to undo everything our country has achieved.… Read More »


Some day I would like to be the first ballot counted by the machine on Election Day, but alas, with five kids in the house, I doubt that day will come for a while :-). I was up before 5am — couldn’t sleep.  Got the kids up at 6:15.  Got breakfast and lunches made and… Read More »

“Jewish Mother for Obama”

This moving pro-Obama video testimonial is by Janette Hillis-Jaffe, an Orthodox Jew living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hillis-Jaffe was so offended by the anti-Obama smears being circulated in the Jewish community, that she felt compelled to respond by making this video.  Some excerpts: I’m a Jewish Mother… so I worry! There was a time when I… Read More »

Awesome McCain flip-flop fact sheet from the NJDC

The National Jewish Democratic Council just released an awesome fact sheet on some of McCain’s biggest flip-flops.   Read or link to it here:   Digg it here:   This is powerful stuff!