In other words, the old politics is the new politics

"Obama the brand" says we need change in Washington; "Obama the man" picks Rahm(bo) Emanuel, a Chicago-trained, Washington insider as his first pick. Details... Rahm Emanuel was a board member with Freddie Mac. Via News Alert, the Chicago Sun-Times reported: Political resume: 1980s, starts with Illinois Public Action Council: runs House Democratic field operations. Fund-raiser for Sen. Paul Simon, Mayor Daley campaigns. Launches alliance with media strategist David Axelrod, his key … [Read more...]

Is there (pro)life after the Obama victory?

In a Christianity Today article yesterday, Sarah Pulliam wrote about how an Obama administration might impact abortion and pro-life objectives. In 2007, Obama promised Planned Parenthood that he would sign an act removing all restrictions on abortion at the state and federal level. He has also said he would appoint justices that would uphold Roe v. Wade. Obama appealed to evangelicals by emphasizing his desire to reduce unintended pregnancies by providing more resources for women to carry … [Read more...]

Is there life beyond the election?

For some, perhaps not... Obama Win Causes Obsessive Supporters To Realize How Empty Their Lives Are (h/t Charles Martin) I am currently being overwhelmed with calls regarding what I think I have to label as Post-Election Stress Trauma (PEST). Developing... … [Read more...]