| posted by Melissa McEwan | Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Republican Senator Judd Gregg (NH) has reportedly accepted the nomination to Commerce Secretary in the Obama administration, following Bill Richardson's withdrawal due to a federal investigation into an alleged pay-for-play deal in New Mexico.
Continue reading And Gregg Makes Three
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.
(This oath is contained in the Constitution and first sworn by George Washington in New York City on April 30, 1789.)
[Randy Barnett, November 5, 2008 at 6:12pm]
I was not a supporter of Barack Obama. I did not hope he would win yesterday's election, and I am not looking forward to the short of "change" I believe he has in mind. I hope I am wrong, but I think some really bad stuff is going to happen as a result of Democratic control of the Presidency and Congress. But regardless of how much bad stuff happens in the future, three really good things happened yesterday that deserve note.
Continue reading Three Good Things About Yesterday’s Result
[Ilya Somin, November 5, 2008 at 12:00am]
For a variety of reasons, I oppose most of Barack Obama's policy agenda and therefore do not welcome his victory. At this moment, however, I think it appropriate to note what I see as three important positives that will result from his triumph.
Continue reading Three Positive Aspects of Obama’s Victory:
Yes We Can!
Before his Election Night speech last night, Barack sent out this message to suppporters:
I'm about to head to Grant Park to talk to everyone gathered there, but I wanted to write to you first.
We just made history.
And I don't want you to forget how we did it.
You made history every single day during this campaign — every day you knocked on doors, made a donation, or talked to your family, friends, and neighbors about why you believe it's time for change.
I want to thank all of you who gave your time, talent, and passion to this campaign. We have a lot of work to do to get our country back on track, and I'll be in touch soon about what comes next.
But I want to be very clear about one thing…
All of this happened because of you.
"I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to – it belongs to you." – Barack Obama, Election Night 2008
Continue reading Yes we can – Barack Obama