Obama's message: We're all in this together

dengre's outstanding diary I choose change and I choose Obama! inspired some thoughts and observations about Obama, which I wanted to share with you.

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Al Gore is the most 'electable' at 98%, say the online odds markets

I don't like to bet (esp. with money), except for a rare lottery ticket or two and a rarer slot machine playing for fun.

But, I happened to check the online betting site Intrade for the 2008 election and found something very interesting. Link (click the "2008 US Election" link to the left).

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Gore responds to the UK Judge's Ruling. Plaintiff Dimmock's denialist connections exposed

Crossposting this Daily Kos diary (Tiny URL: tinyurl.com/2vojen ) with minimal changes.
Tags: Al Gore, Global Warming, Climate Change, Rapid Global Climate Destabilization

I am writing to report a response from Kalee Kreider (VP Al Gore's communications director and environmental adviser) to a pair of Washington Post articles on British High Court judge Michael Burton's ruling concerning Gore's movie on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth.

Please find the response here: An Inconvenient Truth: Team Gore responds, which links to the preceding posts at the Post which Kalee was responding to.

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2008 Dems over Reps: Obama +9.4%, Edwards +8.7%, Hillary +5%, Dems over Reps Avg +7.7%

Here is how the latest averages of national matchup polls for the 2008 Presidential race look like:

Please find the details below.

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Did the Hillary camp co-opt 'Modern Progressive' from me?

I have often said that Al Gore is a "Modern Progressive Populist," if one must put a label on his governing philosophy.

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On MyDD 2008 polls

I posted this comment in response to Chris' friendly jibe in his post. Posting a proposal I made in that comment to draw community's response to it.

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My Fair Democrats, Time to wake up and lead on Iran

To the powers that be of the Democratic Party:

The Bush/Cheney "administration" has begun an intense drum beat in an attempt to line up public support for an attack.

Their game plan appears to be quite simple: make unratified and false claims and spread speculation about Iran's proximity to having a nuclear bomb, inject rumors that we may strike with nuclear weapons, and thus make a conventional campaign against Iran appear to be a reasonable course of action.

Déjà Vu? Ground hog day?

Crossposted at Daily Kos.

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Al Gore at 58, Inspiring More Than Ever

Former Vice President Al Gore, who is a hero to many among us, turns 58 today.

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Al Gore: Let a Special Counsel investigate Wiretaps (w/ poll)

Remember this gentleman?

Why not let someone like him get to the bottom of the NSA wiretapping controversy?

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Patriot Act, FISA, George Will, and tying things together

In his opinion piece from today, George Will says this:
George Will: The administration's argument about the legality of the NSA program also has been discordant with the administration's argument about the urgency of extending the Patriot Act. Many provisions of that act are superfluous if a president's wartime powers are as sweeping as today's president says they are.
Crossposted at the Gore Portal.

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