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Obama inauguration: Did we need to listen to Yo Yo Ma at 12 noon?

Screw-up #1 It is common for many functions to run late by several minutes. But this was no ordinary event — it was the inauguration of the President. The constitution says that the President-elect becomes President — oath or no oath — at 12 noon. And what was happening at 12 noon? Yo Yo Ma ... read more

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We have come a long way — but still a long way to go

Like the old Virginia Slims ad that said — though, for the wrong reasons — “You have come a long way baby”, we have come a long way in electing Barack Obama as President. But as the events of the last couple of weeks illustrate, we have a long way to go.

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Palin — Plain wrong choice

When asked about the functions of a Vice President, Palin gave an incorrect reply which means she doesn’t fully understand the differences between the executive and legislative branches.

A vice president has a really great job because not only are they there to support the president’s agenda, they’re there like the team member, the teammate

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Lieberman: what party will he join next?

8 years ago, Lieberman was the Vice Presidential nominee of the Democratic party. If not for some hanging chads and interference by the Supreme Court, he would have become the Vice President.

Then he became an Independent.

Lieberman has become close to McCain in ideology that the latter was ready to pick him as his ... read more

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