Tag Archives: Barack Obama

The Economist Endorses Obama

In the concluding paragraph of the story: So Mr Obama in that respect is a gamble. But the same goes for Mr McCain on at least as many counts, not least the possibility of President Palin. And this cannot be another election where the choice is based merely on fear. In terms of painting a… Read More »

Why is being….

… a socialist an insult? Why is the idea of redistribution such an anathema that an utterance of ‘spreading the wealth around’ is described as a gaffe, one to quickly run away from? Why does a country with so much income-disparity and rising inequality squirm at the idea of fairness? Why does Mr John McCain… Read More »

This Blog Supports Barack Obama

Image by jmtimages via Flickr I started paying close attention to Barack Obama when it became obvious that he was a serious contender for the Democratic Party ticket. And I liked what I saw. What is there not to like about him? A combination of intelligence, good looks, and an almost rock star-like appeal sure… Read More »