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January 19, 2009

Funny how things work out

Aggregated from: England for Obama

If I hadn’t spotted that I’d left my iPod on my tube train seat, I wouldn’t have jumped back on the train just before the doors shut, and had to stay on until the next stop; and then got back on the line going back to my original stop. If I hadn’t been delayed by those 10 min...

Keeping Perspective

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

For the next few days, the airwaves will be saturated by coverage of the inaguration activities.  In fact, the party has already started, at least on select channels, such as CNN and MSNBC, who’ve been covering things fairly non-stop since yesterday’s Whistle Stop Tour.  Even Fox N...

January 13, 2009

George Bush is a Hot Mess

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

I just got finished listening to the last Bush presidential press conference ever (let the celebrations begin!), and all I can do is shake my head. What a mess that man is. One of the most telling lines in the conference was when Bush talked about how "the presidency never leaves you! You can never ...

That free inauguration concert line-up in full

Aggregated from: England for Obama

It’s official: the music stars scheduled to perform at the “We Are One” free inaugural concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial this Sunday include* (my bolding): Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Bono, Garth Brooks, Sheryl Crow, Renee Fleming, Josh Groban, Herbie Hancock, Heather Headle...

JLo and Skeletor: Vile “Aprovechadores”?

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

That's what gossip blogger Perez Hilton is reporting is on the tongues of Latino democrats: that JLo and old Skelly-Skell are all about getting some spotlight at Obama's inaugural ball when they never supported the Illinois senator in the first place: Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez are scheduled to...

Kenyan choir to perform at Obama's inauguration

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Kenyanpoet reports that a Kenyan choir will perform during the inauguration of the US president elect Barack Obama on January 20, and that “they have prepared a special repertoire of African choral music to remind Mr Obama of his African roots”. ...

January 8, 2009

Republicans 2.0: A New Forum, Just for You

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Earlier today I linked to a new blog for moderate (conservative) Republicans: Crimson Politics. The goal of the site, which is more than a blog, is to give fiscal conservatives, moderate Republicans, moderate conservatives, libertarian conservatives, etc. a place to talk politics, unite, and take ac...

Professor President

Aggregated from: England for Obama

BBC Radio 4 recently broadcast a very interesting programme about Obama’s academic career in Harvard and Chicago. You can hear it on the iPlayer here. ...