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The venerated and typically conservative financial and news magazine The Economist has endorsed Senator Obama for President. Obama has a landslide lead in newspaper and magazine endorsements.

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Which candidate do you think speaks to the We generation?

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Thomas Friedman delivers again, expressing many of my thoughts about this crisis. By crisis I mean the political crisis, which is much more threatening than the financial crisis. Our national political system is broken. (By the way, I really don’t have much of an opinion on the bailout legislation. I don’t think there are many […]

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If this wasn’t such a serious issue, it would be hilarious. But it is really just sad.

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This TED talk starts off seemingly harsh against conservatives. This start is really a setup for both liberals and conservatives. Watch until the end, I think this has an important message for everyone.

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… is a painfully funny web comic by David Rees that’s been running since just after 9/11/2001. Warning: adult language and themes. Now there is a weekly animation of the comic:

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I really respect Neil Young as an artist and as someone who acts on his beliefs. This is an hour long conversation with Charlie Rose.

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Obama is clearly the more gifted orator. Maybe one of the best in a long time. What value is there in giving a good speech? I believe it is one of the most essential attributes we need in a modern President. It certainly is effective in rallying organizations, and his has been amazing. This video […]

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Mischke, a local AM talk radio host, gave a wonderful monologue this afternoon on how Obama’s historic moment last night is a real inspiration. I couldn’t agree more. Worth a listen. James Fallows wrote about Mischke in The Atlantic in 2000:Mischke’s Moment – 00.09

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